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Senior Bioinformatics Scientist

Covance 3/28/2019 5:59:26 PM
JOB ID: 24256 Category: Scientific Advanced
Indianapolis, Indiana



Job Overview

We are seeking a Senior Bioinformatics to support continuous improvement efforts of the lab, specifically as related to next-generation sequencing processes and pipelines. This position will be base in Indianapolis or Redmond. Responsiblities will include the following:

* Trains and mentors junior bioinformatics staff on analysis methods, programming, and pipeline development.
* Primary point of contact for lab staff for all sequencing data related issues.
* Responsible for processing of NGS sequencing data, from the point that data comes off sequencers through delivery to clients.
* Develops, maintains, and improves analysis pipelines. Identifies and implements new protocols as new platforms are brought online.
* Point of contact for high performance computing on site, responsible for maintaining the compute cluster and training others on its use.
* Installs and maintains third-party analysis software tools as needed
* Implements additional data delivery methods internally (upload to client cloud repositories, etc.)
* Works directly with clients on issues related to NGS data QC and/or analysis.
* Generates reports needed for Data Transfer Agreements, and/or Method Summary Reports for all sequencing reports.


MS or higher in Biology or related field


Five or more years of general laboratory Experience in molecular biology or other biotechnology field.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Indianapolis, IN - Indiana


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).