We believe that everyone benefits from their biological information. It is our mission to empower every person to improve their life through DNA. With our high-quality, trusted partners and state-of-the-art lab, we have created the first platform of personalized products and services powered by genetics. From inherited cancer screening to custom fitness and nutrition plans, the world of DNA learning is becoming more accessible and more valuable than ever.
So far we have raised over $300 million from investors like Illumina (the world’s leader in genetic sequencing equipment), Warburg Pincus, Sutter Hill Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth. Our app store and marketplace include partners such as National Geographic, Admera Health, Vinome and many others, with whom we have partnered to develop applications which interpret your genome.
Our big vision comes with big responsibility. That’s why we’re building a team of experts in the field of genetics, engineering, design, business development, and beyond to help bring actionable insights to our customers. We’re looking for the best and brightest minds who are passionate about our mission and are excited to work with a truly diverse team.
We are looking for a curious and engaged scientist to join our Bioinformatics team. As part of this team, you will research and develop novel algorithms for genomic prediction and population-scale analysis using public and internal data, including that from the largest CLIA-certified exome sequencing lab in the world. You will work closely with our partner scientists, bioinformaticians, and engineers to deploy new features for our partners so they can, in turn, deliver new insights to our customers about their DNA. You have an insatiable curiosity, entrepreneurial spirit, and are problem focused. This role is ideal for a population geneticist, epidemiologist, or biostatistician, with strong interdisciplinary scientific training and an interest in gaining cross-functional experience while maintaining expertise in several translational research areas.
As a Population Geneticist/Epidemiologist, you will:
Ideal candidate will have:
What Helix has to offer you
Aside from working alongside brilliant, dedicated, passionate, down-to-earth, curious, warm, and thoughtful people, we also provide great benefits: