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Fulgent Genetics is a rapidly growing CLIA-certified & CAP-accredited diagnostics laboratory. We offer comprehensive next generation genetic testing and great customer service for a wide spectrum of genetic disorders for diagnosis, genetic counseling, and prenatal testing.


Bioinformatician in Molecular Diagnostics

Our bioinformatics mission is to deliver high quality, scalable molecular diagnostics to enable personalized medicine that makes a difference in patient lives. As a full-time Bioinformatics Software Engineer, you will be a vital contributor on a team developing CLIA certified NextGen Sequencing bioinformatics software components and pipelines. You will work with other engineering teams to create scalable integrated systems. You must have experience in software development for analyzing NGS data and an unwavering dedication to detail, quality and clear documentation.

Requirements:

  • MS or Ph.D. in Bioinformatics or Computer Science, or in Biology or a related discipline with extensive experience in bioinformatics.
  • Experience developing and operating NGS bioinformatics pipelines.
  • Proficiency with bioinformatics algorithms, software and databases.
  • Relevant software development experience (preferably Scala).
  • Proficiency with software development and source control tools (Git, BitBucket, JIRA).
  • Proficiency with Linux and bash scripting.
  • Proficiency with data manipulation.
  • Familiarity with database systems (Oracle, MySQL).
  • Strong interest in genetics, genomics and personalized medicine.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Dedication to detail, quality and clear documentation.

Genetic Curation Scientist

Working as a Genetic Curation Specialist at Fulgent Genetics you’ll be at the heart of clinical genetic testing – this is where the rubber meets the road! We have a fast-growing team involved in the reporting of genetic variants that is looking for the right people to jump in and get involved in a fast-paced laboratory.

Responsibilities:

  • Employ your outstanding judgment and scientific reasoning skills to classify DNA sequence variant pathogenicity.
  • Use and develop your medical genetics literacy to evaluate gene-disease relationships.
  • Contribute to the overall reporting process, helping to shape the care of patients and to provide medical professionals with the important results they need.

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or M.Sc. in Human Genetics, or appropriately-related field, or Masters of Genetic Counseling with b molecular genetics background or previous DNA sequencing reporting experience.
  • Familiarity with Mendelian genetics and a thorough knowledge of molecular genetics.

Laboratory Genetic Counselor

We are seeking an experienced, full-time, laboratory genetic counselors to work at our offices in Temple City, CA and Atlanta, GA. This position is immediately available. We are only considering onsite candidates.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaison between Fulgent Genetics and other healthcare practitioners such as clinical genetic counselors, physicians, and clients pertaining to available testing options, test standards and limitations, laboratory reporting policies, etc.
  • Assist with variant interpretation and reporting.
  • Provides clinical expertise to curation scientist and directors with accessioning inquiries, test order modifications, and result interpretation.
  • Provide input for test improvement and new test development.

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience as a laboratory genetic counselor preferred but not required.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills.
  • b computer, scientific, and organizational skills.
  • b attention to detail.
  • Enthusiasm to learn new techniques and new concept in genetics.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive and friendly attitude.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling from an accredited American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) training program.
  • Board certification as a Genetic Counselor by the ABGC or eligibility to take the board exam.

Associate Lab Technician

We are seeking an experienced, full-time, associate lab technician to join our fast growing laboratory. This position is immediately available.

Responsibilities:

  • DNA extraction from blood, buccal swabs, and cultures cells using automatic DNA extraction system
  • Diligent record keeping
  • Assist licensed technologists for R & D and clinical testing
  • Perform other laboratory work as assigned

Qualifications:

  • This position requires a bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics, or related field.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is critical, as is the ability to work in a team environment.

Lab Director

We are seeking a full-time Board Certified or eligible molecular geneticist to act as laboratory director or associate director within our fast growing laboratory. This position is immediately available.

Responsibilities:

  • Review/sign-out of clinical cases
  • Develop new molecular tests
  • Provide guidance for the clinical staff
  • Facilitate test-related communications between the laboratory, physicians, and other health care professionals
  • Educate clients and patients about the tests we offer
  • Travel to several genetics meetings on behalf of the laboratory to exhibit

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a PhD in genetics or related field

Requirements:

  • This position requires the candidate be Board-certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics, or eligible to take the board examination.

At this time only on-site personnel will be considered.


Next Gen Lab Technologist

The Next Gen Lab Technologist works under the direct supervision of the lab Supervisor or Director and performs duties delegated under the authority of CLIA 88 CFR Section 493.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of new procedures
  • Use established molecular genetic methodology to perform and analyze a variety of standardized clinical laboratory tests. These tests will be for the purpose of diagnosis of molecular genetic disorders.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Biology or related field of science.
  • Minimum Experience: 1 year as CLS in an approved clinical molecular genetics laboratory.
  • Must have experience with analysis of sequence data using standardized human gene mutation nomenclature and practice a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality and performing duties.

Requirements:

  • Required: Certification/Licensure: California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license
  • Preferred: MT (ASCP) or equivalent national certification.
  • Preferred: California Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist License (California State License).

Software Engineer

Full-time Node.js / UI Web Developer. Technologies: SQL, Node.js, JQuery with knowledge in transaction processing.

Responsibilities:

  • You’ll be building web applications to enable our customers and enable our team members.
  • You’ll be thanked by both of them for improving our workflow, our turn-around-times, and for making their lives easier.
  • You’ll be building custom interfaces, work queues, weekly reports, dashboards, and integrating with several in-bound/out-bound interfaces.
  • Above that, you’ll be learning about bioinformatics and aiding in the diagnostic process of improving the lives of the customers we serve.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years working experience and a BA or BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Must haves: Exceptional ability with: Node.js, JQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, SQL, PL/SQL, User Interface Design, building PDF Documents, building Reports and Dashboards, experience with GIT Source Control, Windows and Linux, Transaction Processing, experience manipulating data in JSON, XML, CSV, XLSX, a deep understanding of Web Security and User Authentication, understanding of Browser Limitations, Locus of Control, and b communication skills.
  • Must work well in teams as well as alone.
  • Pluses: Experience with C/C++/Java/Scala, Python, bash, regular expression, willing to take a remote programming test as part of the application process.

No independent contractors and no freelancers.