Senior Manager -Bioinformatics


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Designation: Senior Manager -Bioinformatics

Job Purpose

Understand complex research problems and design and implement bioinformatics solutionsworking across multiple stakeholders and customers.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • The candidate should handle NGS commercial pipelines includes de novo assembly, reference guided assembly, variant calling WES and WGS, variant annotation, population studies, epigenetics and Epic array projects
  • Capable of writing scripts (at least medium level in Perl or Python) to resolve NGS and
    Biological problems
  • Familiar with Linux commands, SHELL, AWK, and SED commands
  • Communicate between Bioinformatics and lab team for the progression of all the
    commercial activities and ensure that standard quality is maintained for the development
    of commercial & research operations
  • Collect requirements for new pipeline development/new queries from the client side and
    coordinate with our development team to implement it.
  • Work with our R&D and development team pipeline for the maintenance of existing
    pipelines, updragations and pipeline automation.
  • Review of all commercial client reports and queries and ensure that results and services
    customers receive consistently meet their expectation
  • Prepare and update all pipeline documentation including CAP, SOPs, SOWs, FAQs, reviewing and updating client repor with versions.
  • Assure closing of all projects and client queries on time- Coordinate technical and client
    calls with the Bioinformatics
  • Provide support in defining a projects to the lab team wherever necessary
  • Represent Research services group for QAD (Quality Assessment Department Meeting)
  • Point of contact for some key clients
  • Manage internal research development activities and ensure that the pipeline gets tested
    and validated before moving
  • The candidate should work on improving the standards with the Bioinformatics operation, lab and development team.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Master’s/PhD degree from reputed institute in computer-science / informatics /
    Computational Genomics / Computation Biology / Bioinformatics
  • Sufficient knowledge of genomics and basics of molecular biology
  • Hands on experience in Next-Generation sequencing data analysis
  • Good knowledge of programming languages for data analysis and tool development such
    as Perl, Php, Python, R, Java, Html, SQL, C+
  • Experience in statistical analysis and bioinformatics methods/tools/databases
  • Sound analytical knowledge
  • Publications and/or other
  • 10-15 years of industry / academics’ research lab experience
  • Have a passion for building teams. Effective as a people manager

You will also be expected to have

  • Excellent communication, written
  • “Roll-up-your-sleeves” entrepreneurial, start-up attitude.
  • The ability to work across teams and functions effectively.

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