Bioinformatician and Data Scientist

Institution/Company:
SelfHacked
Location:
Newport Beach, California, United States
Job Type:
  • Programmer/Developer
Degree Level Required:
Masters
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Bioinformatician and Data Scientist

About Us: We are a fast-growing and leading company in the personalized health space. We build software to help interpret peoples’ genetics, lab tests and symptoms in order to give personalized health recommendations.

Our primary goal is to give people the tools they need to live a healthier and better life We are a flat organization and prioritize efficiency We work as a team and every input and suggestion is taken into account, no matter who it comes from We thrive on open communication and dedication We are a meritocracy and people who show good abilities can move up in the organization fast. Our three companies:

Selfhacked.com - With over 1.5 million visitors per month, SelfHacked is the best source of scientific information on supplements and health topics with integrity, no agenda or ideology. We strive for completeness and accuracy, and we work to make it accessible for everyone. The SelfHacked team includes close to a dozen science writers/researchers.

SelfDecode.com - We analyze people’s DNA (over 20,000 users so far) and symptoms and give them health recommendations based on their DNA that are simple and easy to understand using our custom-built algorithms.

LabTestAnalyzer.com - Provides high-quality, science-backed information and lifestyle, diet, and supplement recommendations based on lab test results.

We are very selective in our process because we look for a very long-term, full time partnership with our employees.

If this is the type of company you want to be a part of, apply now!

Job Type and Pay: We are looking for a talented Bioinformatician. Pay will be in accordance with abilities and experience.

Full-time only Position is remote No agencies Must work a minimum of 4 hours within PST time zone between 9AM to 8PM PST

Responsibilities:

Interfacing with developers to help design databases Finding databases to use and refining the dataset in order to make it more useful and fit within our database Building scrapers and using natural language processing to gather science data Managing our ability to analyze whole genome Consult with researchers to analyze problems, recommend technology-based solutions, or determine computational strategies Analyze large molecular datasets such as genomic sequence data Provide scientific support to a variety of teams across the company in a way that makes scientific knowledge accessible to a wide audience Provide statistical and computational tools for biologically based activities such as genetic analysis, measurement of gene expression, and gene function determination Create or modify web-based bioinformatics tools Work collaboratively with departments such as marketing, business development, and developers to coordinate product development or improvement Excellent written and verbal communication skills Hands-on experience working with very large datasets in Python Research focus on human population genetics, linguistics Ability to write and communicate complex information to the lay audience

Qualifications:

PhD level skills in bioinformatics. You don’t need to have a PhD, but you need to be on that skill level. Develop methods and perform analyses that will advance the understanding of human genetics, lab markers and shape SelfDecode’s consumer product Experience in algorithm development and machine learning approaches…Creating algorithms for polygenic risk scores, and for combing data - such as genetics, labs and phenotype-therapy data