Senior Scientist, Bioinformatics




San Diego, CA

Job Type

Full Time

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What We’re Looking For

Cue Health Inc. is seeking to hire a full-time Senior Scientist, Bioinformatics. ­­­­­­­The ideal candidate will have a strong background in bioinformatics, biostatistics, and deep sequencing.


  • Design, implement, and validate novel algorithms, and provide written documentation

  • Perform data mining, analysis, and integration on genomic data from Bionano, NGS, and other high-throughput platforms (microarray, aCGH, physical/genetic mapping etc.)

  • Extract features of interest from data relating to specific biological questions

  • Contribute to presentation of methods, results, conclusions, and recommendations


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, statistics, bioinformatics, computational biology, or genomics

  • Advanced degree or PhD is preferred

  • Experience with one or both: Python, Perl

  • Knowledge in statistics, modeling, and machine learning

  • Knowledge in basic biological processes and genomics

  • Working knowledge of laboratory protocols relevant to sequence analysis

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience with one or more of the following: C++, Java, and SQL

  • Experience with NGS and long-read sequencing technologies

  • Experience with analysis of clinical data, including prioritization and identification of disease-driving variants

  • Experience with high-performance computing (Cluster and/or cloud)

  • Experience with developing production-level code and using version control tools

  • In-depth knowledge of sequence alignment and assembly algorithms

As part of Cue, you will:

Be instrumental in bioinformatics and biostatistics.

Where you’ll work

You will work in a modern open office located in Sorrento Valley in San Diego, CA, with a lot of natural light. As an early employee your contribution will set the pace and have an impact in Cue’s future. Your work and ideas will be valued and respected, and we hope you will find enjoyment working with a great team on such an innovative device.

Perks within Cue culture

  • New computer equipment

  • Unlimited snacks

  • Competitive salary

  • Stock options