SeattleRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Seattle jobs

Senior Computational Biologist

Company: Nautilus Bio
Location: Seattle
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

You will be making impactful changes to an early-stage algorithmic approach fundamental to a technology expected to become ubiquitous. Like testing and tweaking BLAST or read-alignment software in the early days of the genomics explosion. To be successful you will have the ability to guide work on challenging scientific problems in a multi-disciplinary team environment. Experience implementing novel approaches in production software working with an experienced, professional software team. Once our technology is out in the wild, everyone will want access to the architects of that technology, providing extensive opportunities for collaboration across academia and industry. Development of our core algorithm is guided by performance benchmarking on real and simulated data (to forecast future performance and what-if scenarios). To support this process, the role may include: Responsibilities

  • Development of a reproducible performance benchmarking framework to track current and predicted quantitative accuracy, sensitivity, and precision.
  • Expansion of data simulation framework to model more complex biophysical phenomena where appropriate, as guided by fresh experimental data, literature review, and discussions with enthusiastic colleagues. As our technology platform develops, we expect to make fundamental changes to our core algorithmic approach. These changes will be implemented in our production C++ code-base to improve:
    • Accuracy through more sophisticated modeling of biophysical phenomena and machine learning approaches where appropriate (as guided by data).
    • Robustness through novel algorithmic approaches to process imperfect data.
    • Transparency through introspection tools and visualizations.
    • Speed through vertical and horizontal scalability approaches. As we are an early-stage company espousing the "all hands-on deck" ethos, our needs are diverse and fluid. Expect ample opportunity to apply your strengths to help others including extensive collaboration with experimentalists to help assess statistical confidence in their data, design future experiments, or automate repetitive tasks. Qualifications and Education Requirements
      • Ph.D. or equivalent experience in computational biology, bioinformatics, or a related field plus 4 years relevant experience in a high-performing organization
      • Experience and comfort writing software in Python and C or C++.
      • Ability to effectively lead an organized and dynamic team in a fast-pace, deadline driven environment
      • Model evaluation and inference approaches (e.g. least squares regression, maximum likelihood estimation, expectation maximization, Gibbs sampling, Metropolis-Hastings sampling)
      • Unsupervised and supervised classification approaches
      • Familiarity with any of molecular biology, biophysics, analytical chemistry, systems biology
      • Statistics and probability, combinatorics
      • Strong data visualization and communication skills
      • Proven problem-solving skills and collaborative nature in fast-paced environment Preferred Skills
        • Performance analysis and optimization of parallelized algorithms
        • Implementation of distributed computational systems

Keywords: Nautilus Bio, Seattle , Senior Computational Biologist, Other , Seattle, Washington

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Make up to $22/hour - Deliver with DoorDash - Start Delivering Today
Description: Your time. Your Goals. What is DoorDash Available in over 4,000 cities in the U.S., Canada, and Australia, DoorDash is about connecting people with possibilities: bigger savings accounts, wider nets, (more...)
Company: Doordash
Location: Redmond
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Benefits Advisor
Description: Benefits AdvisorAflac is proud to offer virtual interview opportunities at all locations nationwide. Aflac isn't a conventional opportunity We're an unconventional company looking for unconventional people. (more...)
Company: Aflac
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Senior Environmental Planner
Description: At Golder, we thrive on challenges. Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow (more...)
Company: CTI Education Group
Location: Redmond
Posted on: 03/1/2021


Med Tech (All Shifts) - Woodland by Bonaventure
Description: Starting Wage is 15.25 per hourWoodland Retirement Assisted Living Community is seeking a hardworking, dynamic and energetic Med Aide to join our team. We are a Retirement, and Assisted Living community (more...)
Company: Bonaventure Senior Living
Location: Lacey
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Chiropractor
Description: FULL TIME Chiropractor DC Needed in Marysville Washington 30 Miles North of Seattle Open to candidates who need to relocate Relocation
Company: Healthcare Recruitment Counselors
Location: Redmond
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Data Engineer in Redmond, WA US at Apex Systems
Description: Data Engineer in Redmond, WA US at Apex Systems Apex Systems is partnering with a AAA Game Studio in Redmond, WA and looking for a Data Engineer to join the Data Pipeline team. Logistics: This is an 18 (more...)
Company: Apex Systems Inc.
Location: Redmond
Posted on: 03/1/2021

13R Field Artillery Firefinder Radar Operator
Description: The most important thing when firing field artillery is knowing where to shoot. The Field Artillery Firefinder Radar Operator figures out where the enemy is and communicates the target's location to (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Usability Researcher
Description: Our Client is looking for a UX Researcher to join their CDS group. The ideal candidate will be having previous experience with IT dev / personas and tech tools, Understanding of technology or have a Computer (more...)
Company: Experis
Location: Redmond
Posted on: 03/1/2021

World Builder
Description: A renowned game studio currently working on AAA console title is looking for World Building Environment Artists to join our team to assemble and set dress levels and maps. We are looking for candidates (more...)
Company: Experis
Location: Redmond
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Hair Stylist - Centralia Center
Description: StylistAt Great Clips, we know that stylists like you are most happy when they're cutting hair, so at a Great Clips salon, that's exactly what you get to do Want to be the best
Company: Great Clips
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Washington jobs by following @recnetWA on Twitter!

Seattle RSS job feeds