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Guardant Health

Sr. Bioinformatics Software Test Engineer Guardant Health
Redwood City, CA

Guardant Health is a company that specializes in non-invasive cancer diagnostics and comprehensive genomic liquid biopsy.

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About Guardant Health

Job Description

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

Guardant Health is a pioneer in non-invasive cancer diagnostics and the first company to commercialize a comprehensive genomic liquid biopsy. Our proprietary digital sequencing technology is transforming cancer treatment by providing an accurate and precise picture of the individual genomic alterations that cause tumors to grow, change, and develop resistance to treatment. We have combined decades of scientific research, advances in laboratory technology, and our breakthrough innovation in liquid biopsy to create new tests that have already handled tens of thousands of samples. We believe our tests can accelerate new drug development and improve the lives of all patients fighting cancer. Our current products are just the beginning of what we hope to accomplish and new uses of our platform are emerging.

We succeed best by coordinating our creative talents and energies to achieve results far beyond what any single individual could accomplish. We seek very talented people who want to be part of our fantastic team.

About the Role:

You will be part of the bioinformatics team working on and with the software that is used in the clinical laboratory to process patient samples and analyze their genomic profiles, helping to find the right treatment options for cancer patients based on a simple blood draw. Your role will be to work with Bioinformatics SQA engineers and members of the bioinformatics group to ensure the quality of bioinformatics software used in CLIA, CAP, NYDOH, and FDA regulated environments and the correct installation on production systems.

* This is a full-time perm role is based in our Redwood City, CA office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Work with bioinformatics SQA engineers and members of the bioinformatics group to develop test cases that ensure the quality of bioinformatics software used in CLIA, CAP, NYDOH, and FDA regulated environments.
* Participate in requirements and design review meetings to create comprehensive, automated test strategies/plans for bioinformatics software leading to successful implementation and timely project completion.
* Work with the algorithm development team to understand functional specifications, identify and design test cases for sequence analysis software including alignment, variant calling, and annotation software.
* Work with cross-functional teams, and support integration and regression testing of Bioinformatics software.
* Execute complex testing, perform in-depth statistical analysis, and interpret results independently.
* Design, create, enhance, and maintain bioinformatics data simulators and automated testing framework to ensure excellent testing coverage.
* Provide written documentation and specifications of software products and services.
* Provide coaching to other team members for designing test strategies and test cases with strong knowledge of molecular biology, oncology and bioinformatics.
* Report, track, and escalate anomalies discovered during testing (All testing phases) and ensure closure on issues.

Qualifications:

* Strong understanding of sequencing data, annotations, and standard bioinformatics tools e.g. samtools, picard, snpEff.
* 4+ years of hands on experience with programming and scripting languages such as Python, C++, R, Matlab, shell and RDBMS (SQL or Oracle) and software dev/QA in Linux environment.
* 4+ years of experience in verifying algorithms, workflow or data analysis software.
* 4+ years of hands on experience in scripting, running, analyzing, and refining automation frameworks for comprehensive and full application testing, including API testing.
* Hands-on experience with Robot Framework and CI tools like Jenkins or CircleCI or similar automation and test case management tools and best practices for scalability and maintainability.
* Excellent organizational and people skills with the ability to work across functions to ensure successful integration testing.
* Knowledge of molecular biology, genetics, and genomics
* Experience working in a regulated environment (CLIA, CAP, NYDOH, and FDA).

Preferred:

* Strong Understating of NGS error modalities

Education:

Bachelor's, Master's or PhD in Bioinformatics/ CS or equivalent with relevant work experience.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About Guardant Health

Guardant Health is a company that specializes in non-invasive cancer diagnostics and comprehensive genomic liquid biopsy.

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505 Penobscot Dr

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