Personalis is a rapidly growing cancer genomics company transforming the development of next-generation therapies by providing more comprehensive molecular data about each patient’s cancer and immune response. Our ImmunoID NeXT Platform® is enabling the development of next generation immuno-oncology therapeutics and diagnostics.
You will join a team of bioinformaticians and software engineers whose mission is to develop robust, high-performance pipelines that can accurately and reliably analyze large volumes of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data. Our pipelines provide the foundation for a wide range of cutting-edge applications in the immune-oncology space, including analysis of diagnostic and emerging biomarkers that enable precision treatment for cancer patients.
We seek a highly skilled leader to build a team to focus on pipeline test infrastructure, and verification and validation analyses. The ideal candidate will bring deep technical leadership with V&V activities centered on bioinformatics pipelines. An essential function of this group will be to develop automated test infrastructure, focused on the robustness and scientific correctness of our pipelines. Experience managing a small team in regulated IVD environments is a major plus.
Build out a Bioinformatics V&V/Test team within the Bioinformatics Engineering group.
Direct the development and execution of our bioinformatics pipeline verification and validation processes.
Develop automated testing frameworks for existing and future bioinformatics pipelines.
Define requirements for unit and functional tests to be written by development engineers.
Coordinate testing of infrastructure changes with Information Technology team.
Coordinate coverage of feature and product level testing with the Software QA team.
Coordinate with the regulatory and clinical teams on regulatory approvals and clinical validations.
Involvement in release planning, writing documentation, and ensuring regulatory compliance.
At least 5 years’ industry experience working on pipeline test and verification.
Understanding of statistical metrics of accuracy performance, and experience developing and executing test plans to measure them.
Experience working in regulated environments such as HIPAA, CAP, FDA.
Experience managing a team
Fluency in a programming/scripting language such as Python, Bash, R.
Extensive background in molecular biology and genomics.
Familiarity with standard NGS tools such as BWA and GATK
MS or PhD in a STEM field, or equivalent professional experience.
Personalis is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities. Personalis offers a competitive compensation package.