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Guardant Health

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Redwood City, California

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Fri, 26 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 – $160,000 a year2 hours ago Qualifications – FDA regulations – Communication skills – Next generation sequencing – R – Data analysis skills – Bachelor’s degree – Doctoral degree – Master’s degree Full Job Description Company Description Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health Oncology Platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has launched liquid biopsy-based Guardant360, Guardant360 CDx and GuardantOMNI tests for advanced stage cancer patients. These tests fuel development of its LUNAR program, which aims to ress the needs of early-stage cancer patients with neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment selection, cancer survivors with surveillance, asymptomatic individuals eligible for cancer screening and individuals at a higher risk for developing cancer with early detection. Job Description To enable Guardant Health to lead the disruption of cancer treatments through non-invasive cancer screening, the Technology Development Team is seeking a highly motivated Scientist I to help develop, test, and improve sample preparation technologies for rare variant and epigenetic studies with next-generation sequencing. At Guardant, we leverage the most advanced technologies and work with leaders in many different fields to create the most impactful and meaningful technologies for cancer management. As a Scientist supporting product and technology development, you will work with members within the team and interface with multiple teams including process engineering, clinical operations, research operations, and bioinformatics. You will be hands on in the lab and be required to design, implement, and validate new technologies related to liquid biopsy sequencing assays for the early detection, treatment, and monitoring of all cancer types. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: – Be able to work in a team environment and independently to develop, test and validate technologies for rare variant studies with next-generation sequencing – Think creatively and knowledge to design validation experiments and analyze data for NGS applications in oncology diagnostics Engage in early design of products and perform experiments both independently and under the supervision of Senior team members within Tech Dev and Bioinformatics groups Analyze data and troubleshoot issues within the tech dev team and among other teams Collaborate with all functions within project teams – Document product development requirements and validation results – Present updates, write reports, and SOPs – Be highly committed and deliver results in a fast-paced start-up environment Qualifications Qualifications: The ability to handle biological samples (i.e. tissue, biofluid, etc) is a must Excellent written and oral communication skills is a must Professional hands-on experience in industrial setting in genomics field is a plus (operational experience is preferred) Experience with development under FDA regulated environment is a plus Hands-on experience in NGS based library preparation, target enrichment, and running sequencing platforms and assays is a plus Experience with process automation for nucleic acid extraction and sample preparation is a plus Experience with data analysis in JMP, R, and python is a plus Local candidates in San Francisco Bay area are preferred. Education: – BA/BS with a minimum of 6 years of industry experience; MA/MS with a minimum of 4 years of industry experience; PhD with 0 – 2 years of industry work experience preferred itional Information Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Show full job description Apply Now