Bioinformatics Analyst Job at GDIT, San Diego, CA

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  • GDIT
  • San Diego, CA

Job Description

Responsibilities for this Position

Location: USA CA San Diego - 140 Sylvester Rd, Bldg 146 (CAC173)
Full Part/Time: Full time
Job Req: RQ175907

Type of Requisition:
Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Secret

Suitability:

Public Trust/Other Required:

Job Family:
Data Analysis

Job Qualifications:

Skills:
Bioinformatic Analysis, Bioinformatics Databases, Surveillance
Certifications:

Experience:
2 + years of related experience
US Citizenship Required:
Yes

Job Description:

GDIT is seeking a Bioinformatics Analyst in support of the Operational Infectious Diseases (OID) Directorate within the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC). OID performs infectious disease surveillance including rapid detection of enteric, respiratory, and vector-borne infectious diseases of military importance, develops global disease surveillance programs in collaboration with military partners for early pathogen detection and response, as well as conducts clinical research including clinical trials, diagnostic evaluations, and clinical laboratory testing.

The Bioinformatics Analyst contributes, both independently and collaboratively, to the quality control, assembly, annotation, and dissemination of microbial (bacterial and viral) genomes, metagenomes, and transcriptomes in a military medical research setting. The Bioinformatics Analyst also analyzes samples for pathogen discovery. The Bioinformatics Analyst collaborates with a team of bioinformatics analysts, infectious disease experts, and epidemiologists to manipulate and query high-throughput genetic data to answer complex biological questions in a fast-paced environment. This involves installation and testing of open source bioinformatic software as well as creating new pipelines, workflows, and standards for customized solutions.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • The Bioinformatics Analyst is responsible for providing collaborative bioinformatics support to the investigators at the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC).


  • Support to NHRC's COVID-19 surveillance efforts via the analysis of complex data sets.


  • Analysis and interpretation of high-throughput biomedical data generated by diverse platforms with emphasis on next-generation sequencing


  • Contribute to a team effort in designing, developing and deploying robust workflows, as well as custom scripts, to support the analysis of high-throughput data


  • Responsible for the organization and management of large genomic datasets, and the integration of data from multiple sources


  • Mining publicly available biological data to generate novel hypotheses or insights


  • Presenting analysis results, in a clear and concise manner, to an audience not familiar with bioinformatics


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:


  • Education: Master's or Ph.D. degree from an accredited US university, or international university of equivalent standard, in Bioinformatics, Computer Science (combined with experience or education in biology or bioinformatics), Computational Biology, Mathematics or a closely related area.


  • 2 years related experience


  • Experience with bioinformatics tools and databases


  • Experience managing large genomic data sets including integration with data available from public sources


  • Proficiency in at least two of the following programming languages: Perl, Python, R, Java and C/C++


  • Record of scientific achievements including journal publications or presentations


  • Must have Data Management/Bioinformatics experience supporting NHRC


  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a secret clearance security investigation prior to start date.


Expected Competencies:


  • Experience in analysis of next generation sequencing (NGS) data (including quality metrics, mapping, variant calling, quantitation of gene expression and biological interpretation)


  • Experience in analysis of large genomic data sets including integration with data available from multiple sources


  • Hands-on experience in data processing and analyzing sequencing and expression and other array data including quality and biological assessment are also essential


  • Ability to understand and analyze data from complex experimental designs


  • Experience in at least two of the following areas: metagenomics, ChIPSeq, RNASeq, ExomeSeq, DHS-Seq, microarray analysis


  • Familiarity with public databases: NCBI, Ensembl, TCGA, cBioPortal, Broad FireHose

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:


  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you


  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career


  • 401K with company match


  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams


  • Professional development, education assistance, certification and training opportunities

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The likely salary range for this position is $88,275 - $103,500. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Travel Required:
None

Telecommuting Options:
Onsite

Work Location:
USA CA San Diego

Additional Work Locations:

Total Rewards at GDIT:
Our benefits package for all US-based employees includes a variety of medical plan options, some with Health Savings Accounts, dental plan options, a vision plan, and a 401(k) plan offering the ability to contribute both pre and post-tax dollars up to the IRS annual limits and receive a company match. To encourage work/life balance, GDIT offers employees full flex work weeks where possible and a variety of paid time off plans, including vacation, sick and personal time, holidays, paid parental, military, bereavement and jury duty leave. To ensure our employees are able to protect their income, other offerings such as short and long-term disability benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment, personal accident, critical illness and business travel and accident insurance are provided or available. We regularly review our Total Rewards package to ensure our offerings are competitive and reflect what our employees have told us they value most.

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

We connect people with the most impactful client missions, creating an unparalleled work experience that allows them to see their impact every day. We create opportunities for our people to lead and learn simultaneously. From securing our nation's most sensitive systems, to enabling digital transformation and cloud adoption, our people are the ones who make change real.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.





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GDIT is seeking a Bioinformatics Analyst in support of the Operational Infectious Diseases (OID) Directorate within the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC). OID performs infectious disease surveillance including rapid detection of enteric, respiratory, and vector-borne infectious diseases of military importance, develops global disease surveillance programs in collaboration with military partners for early pathogen detection and response, as well as conducts clinical research including clinical trials, diagnostic evaluations, and clinical laboratory testing.



The Bioinformatics Analyst contributes, both independently and collaboratively, to the quality control, assembly, annotation, and dissemination of microbial (bacterial and viral) genomes, metagenomes, and transcriptomes in a military medical research setting. The Bioinformatics Analyst also analyzes samples for pathogen discovery. The Bioinformatics Analyst collaborates with a team of bioinformatics analysts, infectious disease experts, and epidemiologists to manipulate and query high-throughput genetic data to answer complex biological questions in a fast-paced environment. This involves installation and testing of open source bioinformatic software as well as creating new pipelines, workflows, and standards for customized solutions.




RESPONSIBILITIES:





  • The Bioinformatics Analyst is responsible for providing collaborative bioinformatics support to the investigators at the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC).


  • Support to NHRC's COVID-19 surveillance efforts via the analysis of complex data sets.


  • Analysis and interpretation of high-throughput biomedical data generated by diverse platforms with emphasis on next-generation sequencing


  • Contribute to a team effort in designing, developing and deploying robust workflows, as well as custom scripts, to support the analysis of high-throughput data


  • Responsible for the organization and management of large genomic datasets, and the integration of data from multiple sources


  • Mining publicly available biological data to generate novel hypotheses or insights


  • Presenting analysis results, in a clear and concise manner, to an audience not familiar with bioinformatics






REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:





  • Education: Master's or Ph.D. degree from an accredited US university, or international university of equivalent standard, in Bioinformatics, Computer Science (combined with experience or education in biology or bioinformatics), Computational Biology, Mathematics or a closely related area.


  • 2 years related experience


  • Experience with bioinformatics tools and databases


  • Experience managing large genomic data sets including integration with data available from public sources


  • Proficiency in at least two of the following programming languages: Perl, Python, R, Java and C/C++


  • Record of scientific achievements including journal publications or presentations


  • Must have Data Management/Bioinformatics experience supporting NHRC


  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a secret clearance security investigation prior to start date.






Expected Competencies:





  • Experience in analysis of next generation sequencing (NGS) data (including quality metrics, mapping, variant calling, quantitation of gene expression and biological interpretation)


  • Experience in analysis of large genomic data sets including integration with data available from multiple sources


  • Hands-on experience in data processing and analyzing sequencing and expression and other array data including quality and biological assessment are also essential


  • Ability to understand and analyze data from complex experimental designs


  • Experience in at least two of the following areas: metagenomics, ChIPSeq, RNASeq, ExomeSeq, DHS-Seq, microarray analysis


  • Familiarity with public databases: NCBI, Ensembl, TCGA, cBioPortal, Broad FireHose





WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:




  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you


  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career


  • 401K with company match


  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams


  • Professional development, education assistance, certification and training opportunities




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