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Sr Director Clinical Bioinformatics

Company: Illumina
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Sr Director Clinical Bioinformatics page is loaded Sr Director Clinical Bioinformatics Apply locations US - California - San Diego US - California - Southern - Remote US - California - Northern - Remote time type Full time posted on Posted 3 Days Ago job requisition id 35209-JOB What if the work you did every day could impact the lives of people you know? Or all of humanity?At Illumina, we are expanding access to genomic technology to realize health equity for billions of people around the world. Our efforts enable life-changing discoveries that are transforming human health through the early detection and diagnosis of diseases and new treatment options for patients.Working at Illumina means being part of something bigger than yourself. Every person, in every role, has the opportunity to make a difference. Surrounded by extraordinary people, inspiring leaders, and world changing projects, you will do more and become more than you ever thought possible. Illumina is seeking a Senior Director of Clinical Bioinformatics to lead overall delivery of informatic solutions that power Illumina's research and clinical assays. We are looking for an experienced bioinformatics leader that is passionate about employing sequencing technology and building data analysis algorithms to drive the future of personalized medicine. This is a unique opportunity to be a core contributor to Illumina's mission to unlock the power of the genome by creating our next generation clinical assays and industry leading bioinformatic algorithms.Location: The ideal candidate is based in San Diego, CA or within California with the ability to travel to San Diego on a regular basis. -Responsibilities

  • Lead bioinformatics for design, delivery, and validation of research and clinical assays across oncology, genetics, and reproductive health
  • Responsible for design and implementation of novel bioinformatics algorithms on the DRAGEN platform
  • Experiment with new methods and technologies to advance Illumina's assay and bioinformatics platforms
  • Drive continuous change in Illumina assay development processes to improve efficiency, development timelines, and quality
  • Foster an environment of innovation and creativity by challenging the status quo and providing staff with career and scientific mentorship
  • Build relationships with external customers, partners, and key opinion leaders and represent Illumina externally
  • Minimize schedule and technical risk by foreseeing and addressing obstacles proactively and aggressively
  • Help define and communicate the vision of clinical bioinformatics to the rest of the organization
    • PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistics, or related scientific field, and 10+ years of experience in developing complex life sciences products, or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Proven track record of successfully leading major multi-disciplinary product development projects from concept to commercial release
    • Extensive experience developing Bioinformatics algorithms for multiple technologies (NGS and microarray) and domain areas (oncology, genetics, and reproductive health)
    • Broad experience building regulated lab developed tests, distributed IVD products, or regulated instrument systems
    • Must effectively balance research roadmap with execution-oriented product development projects
    • Ability to communicate and present complex concepts to diverse audiences
    • Results oriented leader with 5+ years leading globally distributed teams; must have experience managing managers#LI-ONSITE #LI-HYBRID The estimated base salary range for the Sr Director Clinical Bioinformatics role based in the United States of America is: $216,200 - $324,200. Should the level or location of the role change during the hiring process, the applicable salary range may be updated accordingly. Compensation decisions are dependent on several factors including, but not limited to, an individual's qualifications, location where the role is to be performed, internal equity, and alignment with market data. Additionally, all employees are eligible for one of our variable cash programs (bonus or commission) and eligible roles may receive equity as part of the compensation package. We offer a wide range of benefits as innovative as our work, including access to genomics sequencing, family planning, health/dental/vision, retirement benefits, and paid time off.
      At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact To learn more, visit: Similar Jobs (4) Manager or Sr. Manager, Clinical Data Scientist - Statistical Programming (Remote or Onsite) locations 11 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted 25 Days Ago Sr. Staff, Staff, or Senior Clinical Data Scientist - Statistical Programming (Remote or Onsite) locations 11 Locations time type Full time posted on Posted 4 Days Ago About Us Do you want to make a difference? Illumina's mission is to improve human health by unlocking the power of the genome. If that inspires you, let's talk. We've built a culture fueled by innovation, collaboration and openness, and established ourselves as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies. Our people and our technology change lives by driving advancements in life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture and other emerging markets. Life at Illumina is about working with teammates who are deeply passionate about what we do, because we know that our work has the power to improve lives.We're an established company with a track record of phenomenal growth. Just check out our investor events and presentations to learn about our financial accomplishments. Our growth isn't just in financials, we've been busy hiring the best and the brightest. Perhaps that's why MIT has ranked Illumina near the top of its World's Smartest Companies each of the last three years. If you thrive in a brilliant, fast-paced, and mission-driven environment, Illumina is the place for you. Join the journey of a lifetime. Join Illumina.

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