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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

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.

About the Role

The Algorithm Development team at Guardant is applying cutting-edge methods in next-generation sequencing (NGS) to develop blood-based, non-invasive approaches to detect early stage cancers. As a member of the Algorithm Development team, you will be involved in the design & implementation of novel next-generation sequencing (NGS) experiments, using custom assays in order to derive both molecular & biological insights that improve test performance.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

You'll be responsible for the analysis & interpretation of biological data, as well as the design & implementation of new algorithms. Members of the Algorithm Team are expected to own the full development process, from the initial inception of key methods, to the implementation of the critical components, to the testing & validation of the final product.

Skills/ Qualifications

Expertise in next-generation sequencing data generation & processing

Experience in experimental data analysis, statistical methods, & visualization

Knowledge of genomics (cancer a plus) & relevant computational tools

Proficiency in R, or Python

Proficiency in Java, C/C++ or similar

Experience working on distributed, high-performance computing Linux environments

Ability to collaborate effectively with partners within & without the organization

Excellent communication & presentation skills

Ability to make a difference in a fast-paced startup environment

Education

PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, cancer genomics or related fields; or M.S. plus 3+ years relevant experience.

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Additional Information

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

 
 
 
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