Principal IT Engineer Applications - Bioinformatics, Genomic Data, NGS Data

    • Kaiser Permanente
  • San Jose, CA
  • Posted 58 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Compensation information provided in the description
Full Time

Skills

Research and Development
Acceptance testing
Operations research
Information Technology
Business requirements
Technical direction
Enterprise software
Relationship building
Business software
Integration testing
Unit testing
Software development
Programming languages
Design patterns
IT management
Computer science
Data Analysis
Data mining
Leadership
Project management
Health care
Collaboration
Bioinformatics
Data
Testing
GCS
Algorithms
Genomics
Management
Regulatory Compliance
Specification
Policies
Delegation
Mentorship
DevOps
Waterfall
Agile
Design
Cloud computing
Translation
Documentation
Interfaces
Quality control
Partnership
Software development methodology
Communication
Budget
Genetics
AIM

Job Details

Description:
Job Summary:

This job is for a bioinformatics expert working in genomic testing lab

Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including operations, research and development (R&D), laboratory and hospital Information Technology (IT) groups, and genetic counselors (GCs), among others, to ensure the successful execution of bioinformatics projects.

Develop and implement bioinformatics algorithms, tools, and pipelines to analyze large and complex data sets generated from our NGS (Miseq, Hiseq2500, Novaseq6000) based hereditary panel, WES, and somatic oncology sequence tests.

Stay up to date with the latest advances in bioinformatics and genomics and apply these advancements to our products and services.

Manage and maintain bioinformatics software, tools, and pipelines, ensuring they meet the highest standards of quality and performance.

Ensure compliance with relevant state and federal regulatory requirements

This senior level employee is primarily responsible for translating business requirements and functional specifications into software solutions, for contributing to and leveraging the technical direction for the development of integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions, and for serving as a technical expert for project teams while providing consultation to help ensure new and existing software solutions are developed.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.

  • Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • As part of the IT Engineering job family, this position is responsible for leveraging DEVOPS, and both Waterfall and Agile practices, to design, develop, and deliver resilient, secure, multi-channel, high-volume, high-transaction, on/off-premise, cloud-based solutions.

  • Provides insight into recommendations for technical solutions that meet design and functional needs.

  • Translates business requirements and functional specifications into physical program designs, code modules, stable application systems, and software solutions by partnering with Business Analysts and other team members to understand business needs and functional specifications.

  • Ensures appropriate translation of business requirements and functional specifications into physical program designs, code modules, stable application systems, and software solutions by partnering with Business Analysts and other team members to understand business needs and functional specifications.

  • Serves as an expert for innovative technical solutions that meet design and functional needs.

  • Facilitates and serves as a technical expert for project teams throughout the release schedule of business and enterprise software solutions.

  • Builds and maintains trusting relationships with internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management to ensure the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders.

  • Recommends complex technical solutions that meet design and functional needs.

  • Collaborates with architects and/or software consultants to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable solution designs.

  • Provides expertise and guidance to team members for systems incident responses for complex issues.

  • Provides implementation and post-implementation triage and support of business software solutions by programming and/or configuring enhancements to new or packaged-based systems and applications.

  • Reviews and validates technical specifications and documentation.

  • Identifies specific interfaces, methods, parameters, procedures, and functions to support technical solutions while incorporating architectural designs.

  • Supports component integration testing (CIT) and user acceptance testing (UAT) for application initiatives by providing triage, attending test team meetings, keeping the QC up-to-date, performing fixes and unit testing, providing insight to testing teams in order to ensure the appropriate depth of test coverage, and supporting the development of proper documentation.

  • Leads systems incident support and troubleshooting for complex and non-complex issues.

  • Identifies specific interfaces, methods, parameters, procedures, and functions, as required, to support technical solutions serving as an escalation point for complex or unresolved issues related to requirements translation.

  • Develops and validates complex testing scenarios to identify application errors and ensure software solutions meet functional specifications.

  • Participates in all software development lifecycle phases by applying comprehensive understanding of company methodology, policies, standards, and internal and external controls.

  • Develops, configures, or modifies basic to moderately complex integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions within various computing environments by designing and coding component-based applications using programming languages.

  • Provides consultation to help ensure new and existing software solutions are developed with insight into industry best practices, strategies, and architectures.

  • Builds partnerships with IT teams and vendors to ensure written code adheres to company architectural standards, design patterns, and technical specifications.

  • Leads the development, validation, and execution of testing scenarios to identify application errors and ensure software solutions meet functional specifications.

  • Leads, mentors, and trains other technical resources to develop software applications.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of solutions applying development life cycles (e.g., SDLC).

  • Minimum two (2) years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports.

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and Minimum eight (8) years experience in software development or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.


Additional Requirements:

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong programming skills and experience.


  • Experience with analysis of genomic data, particularly NGS data.


  • Experience in large-scale data analysis and data mining.


  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to lead cross-functional teams.


  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver results on time and on budget.


  • Experience in clinical bioinformatics preferred.


Primary Location: California,San Jose,NCAL Regional Genetics Laboratory Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 04:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-09|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: IT ENG Applications Department: Regional Genetics Lab - Med Adm Fac Strat Activity - K - 0206 Pay Range: $148200 - $191730 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.