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Loxo@Lilly Bioinformatics Engineer/Sr Bioinformatics Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

Loxo@Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo@Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Louisville, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Bioinformatics Engineer to join our Discovery Bioinformatics group. The successful candidate will build informatics solutions using high-performance computing and cloud technology multidimensional clinical and preclinical -omics data. They will provide the engineering leadership to build creative solutions to challenging data problems.

Roles and Responsibilities for the Position

  • The successful candidate will have a flexible, learning mindset to design and work in a highly dynamic team, creating workflows to process and analyze high-dimensional data. This will include development of self-service analytics tools to enable and facilitate the real-time analysis of scientific data within our research community.

Required Qualifications and Preferred Background

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD in computer science, bioinformatics, or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of software development experience, including experience in computer science, bioinformatics or other applied science

  • Documented track record delivering and deploying large-scale informatics production solutions in the cloud using AWS/Azure and Docker

  • Experience implementing bioinformatics pipelines using scalable cloud solutions. Familiarity with Nextflow is a plus.

  • A strong knack for creating visually appealing UX/UI, and ability to abide by clear design rules.

  • Understanding of NGS technology, and downstream -omics data analysis (RNAseq, ATACseq, ChIPseq, etc.).

  • Familiarity with designing, maintaining and implementing relational databases. Experience with NoSQL databases a plus

  • Proficiency in working within a Linux/Unix environment

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for the Scientist level position could range from between $78,000 to $114,498 and the Senior Scientist level position could range from between $89,750 to $131,672 and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus(depending, in part, on company and individual performance). In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items. The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described above. Further, Loxo reserves the right to amend, modify, or terminate its compensation and benefit programs in its sole discretion.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company (subject to applicable law).

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (“Loxo”) is committed to help individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process for positions at Loxo, please email loxoaccommodation@loxooncology.com for further assistance. Please note, this email address is intended for use to request an accommodation as a part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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