Bioinformatician (NGS Pipeline Scientist)

Guilford, Connecticut

Job Description

The R&D team at Quantum-Si is responsible for bringing our technology to life. For more than a decade, next-generation DNA sequencing has transformed every aspect of the life sciences. However, genetics is only one component of human disease. New tools are required to understand how genes interact with the environment to improve how we develop drugs, diagnose patients, and combat outbreaks. The R&D team plays a critical role in developing products that will be used all around the world. Come work alongside a world-class team of scientists and engineers to define a new frontier for next generation sequencing.


As a Bioinformatician (NGS Pipeline Scientist) you will leverage your analytical and computational skills to develop bioinformatics tools for the discovery new binding proteins compatible with our single molecule detection platform. You have a deep love for working in a fast-paced pre-commercial startup environment and are self-motivated. 


As part of our team, your core responsibilities will be: 

  • Conduct data collection, data management, and bioinformatics application research and development
  • Develop and manage automated pipelines for the analysis of vast amount data spanning different data types and platforms
  • Analyze data from next generation sequencing and provide bioinformatics and data science support to various computational and experimental teams


Baseline skills/experiences/attributes:

  • MS with 3+ years industry/academic experience in bioinformatics and data analysis projects
  • Hands-on experience with processing of large data sets (preferably high-throughput next generation sequencing data) and possessing strong data management, analysis, and visualization reporting skills using R or Python
  • Experience working in Linux environments and broad experience with open source bioinformatics tools
  • Team player and accountable to deliverables
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, communication, and presentation skills

You Deeply Identify with Core Quantum-Si values:

  • Efficient & Speedy - you get work done in a fraction of the time as industry peers
  • Intellectually Curious - you are thoughtful & inquisitive; people enjoy working with you because they learn from you
  • Mission-Driven & Committed - you are passionate about the company's purpose and are immensely productive
  • Team Oriented - you celebrate and take joy in the success of others on the team

Additional Information

We offer great perks: 

  • Fully covered medical insurance plan, and dental & vision coverage - as a health-tech company, we place great worth on our teams’ well-being
  • Competitive salaried compensation - we value our employees and show it 
  • Equity - we want every employee to be a stakeholder
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits - we make your commute more reasonable 
  • Free onsite meals + kitchen stocked with snacks
  • 401k plan - we facilitate your retirement goals
  • The opportunity to build a revolutionary healthcare product and save millions of lives!