Senior Statistical Geneticist /Data Scientist (ADX-366-20) at ArcherDX

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Senior Statistical Geneticist /Data Scientist (ADX-366-20)
 
COMPANY SUMMARY:
 
In October 2020, Invitae Corporation (NYSE: NVTA) combined with ArcherDX, a genomic analysis company specializing in cancer diagnostics and monitoring, to create a leading comprehensive medical and cancer genetics company. As a combined company, Invitae, is bringing world-class genetic testing and diagnostics into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our goal is to aggregate the world’s genetic tests into a single service with higher quality and accuracy, faster turnaround time and actionable results. Learn more at invitae.com and archerdx.com.
 
POSITION SUMMARY: 
This person will drive and contribute key statistical, data science, bioinformatics and genomics/genetics expertise including scientific and technical leadership to our rapidly growing Companion Diagnostics program. They will provide computational support and guidance to major initiatives such as WES, liaison the biostatistics team with bioinformatics, data science and lab-facing clients including medical affairs, scientific writer and regulatory groups. She/he will also spear-head study design, integrative data projects and visualization of large data sets, code development, analysis validation, and report generation as needed. This person will work closely with the director of biostatistics, program technical leads, and data scientists to think creatively and achieve ambitious goals to advance the treatment of cancer. 
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Assist the Director of Biostatistics in managing the statistical, data science other technical aspects of major initiatives as related to the purview of the department.
  • Aid in managing Biostatistical response to requests for analytics that come to the department, estimating resources needed, developing SAP specifications, ensuring analysis is conducted per specifications and user needs.
  • Perform and coordinate advanced biostatistical projects that require integration of possibly disparate data sources.
  • Responsible for assisting with technical issues and providing solutions which are effective and cost efficient as it relates to Biostatistics, statistical programming and big-data and population cohort/genetics problems.
  • Establish or enhance Standard Operating Procedures in order to maximize efficiency.
  • Attend biostatistical meetings as needed. Stay abreast of the latest resource projections and availability in different regions including offshore where biostatistical and data science services and tools are provided.
  • Contribute to study protocols and communicating with key stakeholders.
  • Develop source code for statistical analysis and validate others code.
  • Contribute to study reports and communicate results to scientists, quality assurance, and regulatory personnel.
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures and work in a manner compliant with regulatory standards.
  • Assist with data management when necessary.

EXPERIENCE:
  • Domain expertise in NGS data/analytics, data science, including knowledge of gene-centric biomarkers and their application.
  • The ability to translate a high-level requirement from life-science and executive-level clients into succinct actionable deliverables.
  • Experience working in a cross-functional team with diverse expertise ranging from R&D through medical affairs, regulatory to marketing teams in a pharmaceutical, and biotech industries.
  • Understanding of molecular biology, genomics/genetics, variant discovery including high throughput sequencing data and technologies.
  • Familiarity with a broad range of statistical, data science and bioinformatics concepts and analyses including metanalysis and data visualization.
  • Proficiency with R, Python, and/or shell programming languages in a desktop, Linux and cloud environments including knowledge of emerging data/computational technologies from AWS, Azure, Google and IBM.
  • Knowledge of interacting with LIMS, CRM, Research Information management systems including KPI/Metrics design and executive presentation via dashboards platforms.
  • Experience with architecting and/or deploying enterprise-wide solution for statistics, data and analytics including dealing with big-data and large population cohorts.
  • Experience with data analysis in a regulated environment.
  • Ability to meet goals in a fast-paced environment.
 
EDUCATION:
  • PhD in statistics, biostatistics, statistical genomics and/or related field.
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Location

Conveniently located minutes from downtown Boulder via Pearl Street or the Goose Creek Path. Easily commutable from all directions.

An Insider's view of ArcherDX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Collaborative - when I walk through the ArcherDX office at any time of day, I can see cross-functional collaboration in action. Our team members are constantly connecting in structured and unstructured meetings to solve problems and achieve goals.

Sarah

Corporate Recruiter

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration between functional groups is key to the Logistics team's success at Archer. Working closely with Sales, Manufacturing, Assay Development, Customer Support, Finance and QA allows us to provide better customer service by improving our processes, troubleshoot, brainstorm new ideas, learn from each other and share our best "dad" jokes.

Judy

Logistics Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Creativity requires a break from the routine and the screen. Here at Archer the team gets creative through walks to the food trucks, lunch runs, climbing gym sessions or a few end of the week craft brews. Some of our best algorithms were developed or refined on the climbing gym mat.

Aaron

VP of Bioinformatics and Commercial Development

What are ArcherDX Perks + Benefits

ArcherDX Benefits Overview

ArcherDX offers a competitive and generous benefit package including:

• Medical PPO or HMO and Dental-82% of monthly premium covered by the company
• Optional vision, life, FSA, dependent care plans
• Basic AD&D, Short and Long Term disability-covered 100% by the company
• 160 hours PTO per calendar after three months of service
• 6-weeks parental leave covered 100% by the company
• 401K with company match with potential of up to $2000/year
• 2019 bonus - 5% based on company objectives (for non-commissioned employees)
• Company stock options for all employees
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Ecopass

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Archer sponsors family oriented events annually. This year, we had our summer picnic at the Boulder Reservoir.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Archer hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5250.
Cross functional training encouraged
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