Programmer Analyst

Job Title: Programmer Analyst
Company: Genentech, Inc.
Type of Job: Full time,
Location: South San Francisco, CA 94080 US
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Salary: Competitive


Analyst Programmer


The bioinformatics department seeks an exceptionally talented and motivated individual to assist with gene information curation and database development and provide data analysis supports for research departments.

The successful candidate will perform regular data curation of the in-house gene information databases.

The individual will work with other Bioinformatics scientists and programmers to identify needs and opportunities in gene information integration and provide solutions.

The successful candidate will also work closely with lab scientists in analyzing protein sequences, genomic structure and microarray data.

He/she will be encouraged to help design software for DNA and protein sequence analysis and to pursue creative solutions to other tasks commensurate with the candidate*s experience and ability.


Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science or have equivalent experience.

The successful candidate must have strong programming experience in Java, Perl and database design. Knowledge of R and web application technologies is highly desirable.

The applicant should have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work independently and succeed in a complex, dynamic, team-oriented, multi-disciplinary environment.

He/she should be resourceful and pay attention to details. Previous experience with biological databases and sequence analysis are required.

Genentech is dedicated to fostering an environment that is inclusive and encourages diversity of thought, style, skills and perspective. To learn more about our current opportunities, please visit: and reference Req. #1000025151. Please use “Web – Dice” when a source is requested. Genentech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Us:

Leading the Biotechnology Industry

Considered the founder of the biotechnology industry, Genentech has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for more than 30 years, using human genetic information to discover, develop, manufacture and commercialize biotherapeutics that address significant unmet medical needs. Today, Genentech is among the world’s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market for serious or life-threatening medical conditions, more than 100 projects in the pipeline and a long term plan for growth. For more general information about the company, visit our corporate overview section.

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