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Company Description

Guardant Healthis a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets & advanced analytics.The Guardant Health Oncology Platform is designed to leverage our capabilities in technology, clinical development, regulatory & reimbursement to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes & lower healthcare costs.
In pursuit of our goal to manage cancer across all stages of the disease,Guardant Healthhas launched two liquid biopsy-based tests, Guardant360 & GuardantOMNI, for advanced stage cancer patients, & is developing programs for recurrence & early detection, called Project LUNAR. Since its launch in 2014, Guardant360 has been used by more than 5,000 oncologists, over 40 biopharmaceutical companies & all 27 of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network centers.

Job Description

As a member of the Bioinformatics IVD development group, you will develop & execute bioinformatics analysis plans, author validation reports, & develop novel QC procedures for reagent manufacturing. You will work closely with multiple teams across Guardant Health, including Bioinformatics, Software, Technology Development, Regulatory, & Operations. Your work will be critical in the verification & validation of our in-vitro diagnostic & companion diagnostic products, resulting in more patients with access to precision treatment.


  • Work closely with molecular biologists to troubleshoot & analyze verification & validation experiments as part of FDA PMA submission
  • Develop & execute bioinformatics analysis plans with testable acceptance criteria
  • Support reagent manufacturing through development of appropriately powered QC tests
  • Conduct feasibility analyses & write development reports
  • Identify & solve problems proactively as needed


  • As a competitive candidate, you will have many of the following training, skills, & experience:
  • Molecular diagnostics experience, with an emphasis on NGS approaches, desirable
  • Experience designing, analyzing, troubleshooting, & visualizing wet lab experiments
  • Demonstrable expertise in genome scale data analysis
  • Bioinformatics skills in genomics, sequence analysis, python or R scripting under version control
  • Awareness & experience with current landscape of bioinformatics tools
  • IVD and/or Companion Diagnostic (CDx) development experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of statistical methods, including: hypothesis testing, conditional probability, regression modeling, goodness-of-fit tests, maximum likelihood, & bayesian models.
  • Attention to detail, with ability to write clear & complete validation reports
  • Commitment to reproducible research
  • Desire to contribute to personalized medicine & innovative cancer care
  • Ability to work under fast-paced startup environment


MS or PhD in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Computational Biology, Cancer Genomics, or related quantitative field

PhD with 2+ related industry experience preferred


Additional Information

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

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