Featured RNA-Seq Job – Bioinformatics Data Analyst

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets medicines for eye diseases, colorectal cancer, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including hypercholesterolemia, oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, allergic asthma, and atopic dermatitis.

The Molecular Profiling group is seeking a bioinformatics research associate with experience in bioinformatics, statistics, and large-scale data analysis. The successful candidate will analyze transcriptome data to support high-throughput gene knockout and gene over-expression screen. The candidate should have experience with analyzing next-generation-sequencing data, especially RNA-seq data, and interpreting results.

-Analyze gene expression data generated by next-generation sequencing or microarray experiments using proprietary and public tools
-Organize results into clear presentation and prepare concise and informative summary for each experiment
-Document and save analysis results and raw data to databases
-Compile and curate historical gene expression experiments
-Assist to meta-analysis of proprietary and public data
-Contribute to team effort of developing database and user interface to enable data sharing

Education & Experience: This position requires a B.S.& M.S. degree and a minimum of 1-2 years of post-degree experience in bioinformatics, computational biology, or biostatistics.

Required & Desired Skills:
-Strong biological background and demonstrated ability to interpret bioinformatics analysis results
-Experience In NGS data analysis with emphasis on gene expression
-Proficiency ‘in R and scripting languages such as python, perl, ruby
-Expertise in bioinformatics tools and databases such as NextBio, UCSC Genome Browser, Spotfire, Ingenuity IPA
-Experience in database design and development in MySQL or other relational database management systems
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects concurrently, and collaborate with others.

Preferred skills:
-Ability to develop custom tools and algorithms to mine large-scale genomic and phenotypic data sets
-Experience with systems biology tools

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry.  Apply today and learn more about Regeneron’s unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.