R&D Scientist, NGS

Agilent Technologies, Inc. Santa Clara, CA

About the Job

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek ---- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.

As a Research Scientist in the Genomics R&D group, you will join a highly diversified team responsible for key growth initiatives within Agilent's Genomics business. In this role you will use your scientific, technical and project leadership experience to develop applications, workflows and reagents for Next Generation Sequencing. You will be responsible for the following key areas of contribution:

  • All R&D phases related to the commercialization of novel applications, workflows and reagents based on sequencing technologies, while meeting tight timeline and performance requirements

  • Plan and execute molecular biology experiments

  • Perform complex bioinformatic analysis and interpretation of Next Generation Sequencing data using Python or R

  • Provide input on analysis methodologies and data visualization for commercial products