DNAnexus Academy Trainer


Mountain View, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences R&D/Engineering
  • Post Date: 04/08/2021
  • Website: dnanexus.com
  • Company Address: 1975 W El Camino Real Suite 101, Mountain View, CA, 94040

About DNAnexus

DNAnexus combines expertise in cloud computing and bioinformatics to create the global network for genomic medicine. DNAnexus provides security, scalability, and collaboration for enterprises and organizations that are pursuing genomic-based approaches to health in order to accelerate medical discovery. DNAnexus is supporting customers around the world that are tackling some of the most challenging and exciting opportunities in human health.

Job Description

DNAnexus xVantage Group is passionate about partnerships and client success. Our partnership culture is as important as the technology we provide our clients. Our mission is to help our clients achieve their research and clinical goals with the DNAnexus solutions and services. Our team includes highly sought after experts including data scientists, bioinformaticians, cloud computing experts, and software engineers.

DNAnexus Academy aims to build high-demand skills in bioinformatics, data science, and data governance and security, to help our clients effectively use our solutions to achieve their research and clinical objectives, and to convert novices to evangelists. The DNAnexus Academy Trainer works across multiple departments and stays abreast of DNAnexus product roadmap to keep the training programs relevant and ahead of demand. Training may take place remotely via web-conferencing, synchronously or asynchronously via a learning management system, and in -person.


  • Take an active role in the development of bioinformatics, translational informatics, and/or data science training courses designed to leverage the strengths of the DNAnexus platform
  • Take an active role in the delivery of the content to DNAnexus customers, which range from the pharmaceutical industry to academic research and medical centers
  • Help to develop a coordinated curriculum content for learners at varying levels of knowledge and experience, from beginner to intermediate to advanced
  • Support the implementation of  online and in-person  teaching methods that engages learners in a highly interactive environment
  • Develop training materials suitable to in-person and online training
  • Work collaboratively with members of the DNAnexus Academy


Skills & Requirements:

  • Master’s or PhD degree (or equivalent experience) in bioinformatics, data science, software engineering, or education.
  • Experience in bioinformatics to support basic, translational and/or clinical research in a biotech, pharma, academic or healthcare environment.
  • Proficient with programming languages and tools such as R, Python, Java, and Jupyter Notebook.
  • Familiarity with advanced analytical concepts such as data modeling, big data,  and machine learning.
  • Possess a working knowledge of various NGS technologies (eg. bulk and single cell RNA-Seq, variant analysis, ChIP-Seq, WGS/WES) and analysis tools/pipelines
  • Experience working in a high-growth start-up environment.
  • Self-starter, highly proactive with the ability to work with minimal guidance and direction.

Additional Information

Why Our Work Is Important

Science is social. It is about discovering, sharing and building upon the findings of others. For biomedical data to realize its true value, it requires openness and collaboration, but at the same time a secure environment to handle sensitive information. DNAnexus provides a dynamic platform where data protection, analysis, and collaboration allow for open conversations, new ideas and precise outcomes. Precision medicine is the future. Join our team and be a part of this revolution, delivering on the potential to predict, prevent, and personalize treatments through precision medicine.

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply today! 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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