Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre offers scientists the opportunity to pursue careers in the field of genomic research. With close ties to the local academic communities and to scientific collaborators around the world, we offer a diverse, rich environment in state of the art genomic research activities. With our offices and labs located in Vancouver, B.C., this means living in a city that often ranks at the top of list in best places to live.

HEU and HSA union members

Internal applicants please visit internaljobs.phsa.ca to apply online for internal job postings.

Computational Biologist, Database Analyst - HSA REQ#91903

The Computational Biologist will participate in the analysis of sequencing data by developing, refining and adapting bioinformatics tools for a high-throughput processing pipeline. They will also participate in the development and maintenance of our production databases, which provide tracking of all of the laboratory and bioinformatics analysis pipelines at the GSC. Packaging and distribution of developed tools and analysis results to the scientific community and contribution to preparation of scientific publications are expected. 

Duties

  • Develops and maintains the core sequence analysis pipelines at GSC, including but not limited to:
    • QC of sequencing data
    • Alignment of sequenced reads
    • Formatting and manipulation of alignment files for use by downstream pipelines (eg merging, reheadering)
    • Dissemination of data to collaborators
    • New analyses pipelines as required.
  • Develops and maintains GSC laboratory, quality and analysis databases, including
    • Routine database integrity checks and database maintenance
    • Development of views and interfaces for data entry
    • Development of reports for internal users and collaborators
    • Investigation of new frameworks and designing new schemas and tables
  • Communicates with stakeholders in the lab, on analysis teams, and with external collaborators to understand and document requirements for development and to respond to questions about collaborator data and data quality
  • Works with upstream and lab teams generating data to be housed in the database, and with downstream users of the databases to meet requirements and responds to internal requests for query and API support.
  • Maintains and develops ETL pipelines between GSC production databases
  • Manages the storage and compression of over 5Pb of internally generated sequencing data as well as the download and storage of external data
  • Works closely with GSC Systems team and Quality Assurance team to establish and carry out best practices for data security, and ensure compliance with IS27001 certification and other data use agreements.
  • Tests and validates new data analysis software for analyses such as alignment, duplicate marking and merging.
  • Participates in code walk-throughs and reviews of solutions.
  • Designs and builds database solutions taking performance into consideration.
  • Coordinates production problem resolution for assigned applications, including working with other technical teams.
  • Evaluates third-party software and incorporate new systems into legacy systems
  • Produces thorough but concise written documentation of database tables, applications, validations, SOPs, and other processes and procedures as required.

Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized Bachelor of Science Program in Computer Science or equivalent with significant computer science components. 
  • Two (2) years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the GSC Group Leaders

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated expertise in database programming and database design
  • Demonstrated ability in Python
  • Experience designing and/or maintaining a relational database including knowledge of SQL or PostgreSQL, and with ORMs
  • Experience with REST API development
  • Experience with front-end web development (AngularJS, React)
  • Functional knowledge of distributed version control systems, such as GIT
  • Experience developing software as part of a team, familiarity with Agile development and ticketing systems
  • Comfortable working in a Unix environment, including experience with shell scripting and common command-line tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently organize work assignments and establish priorities.
  • Previous experience in a bioinformatic setting, though not required, would be considered an asset

To Apply

External Applicants

Please send your resume with cover letter to bcgscjobs@bcgsc.ca.

Internal Applicants

Internal (HEU and HSA union members) applicants please visit internaljobs.phsa.ca to apply online for internal job postings.

Safety Coordinator

Position Summary

The activities required in this role are conducted in accordance with the strategic directions of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), BC Cancer (BCC), the BC Cancer Research Centre (BCCRC), and the Genome Sciences Centre (GSC). Reporting to the Lab Operations Team Leader, the Safety Coordinator is the GSC’s primary safety liaison to the BCCRC’s Safety Office and its constituent departments, and is responsible for coordinating various safety aspects of the GSC’s Production and clinical DNA sequencing operations. This includes both dry and wet lab personnel in multiple buildings. To accomplish this, the Safety Coordinator interacts with virtually all department personnel to ensure that legal, accreditation, and functional safety requirements are met, and that a participatory culture of safety engagement is maintained.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

Ensures compliance with existing CAP (College of American Pathologist), ISO27001 (International Organization for Standardization), and DAP (Diagnostic Accreditation Program) safety regulations; implements policies and procedures to ensure successful compliance; communicates pertinent information to stakeholders; participates in regular audits by accreditation agencies; assists in developing policies and procedures for prospective accreditations.

Works with the Quality Systems group to regularly review and update the departmental safety manual; communicates changes in safety policies to relevant personnel.

Engages in regular safety education activities to re-enforce policies and procedures to department personnel; works with Knowledge Translation and Communication team to maintain regular content in the GSC newsletter; conducts regular safety education on relevant topics; coordinates regular seminars by external groups to provide professional education.

Chairs the Echelon Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee (EJOHSC), and represents the GSC at the CRC JOHSC meeting; carries out action items and activities prescribed by the JOHS committees; is the primary safety liaison to various operational meetings.

High degree of familiarity with WorkSafeBC and WHMIS regulations and knowledgeably applies them to both dry and wet lab space; regularly audits compliance; educates personnel on changes to regulations; provides tools and guidance to personnel to facilitate compliance.

Participates in and documents both casual and formal safety inspections at all GSC sites; documents safety concerns, consults with stakeholders and implements corrective actions.

Works with department personnel to address ergonomic issues; guides personnel through a complex ergonomics process; works with PHSA Ergonomists to devise, implement and monitor corrective actions.

Manages all safety-related training requirements; oversees compliance in maintaining certification; ensures that all safety training is documented promptly and accurately; communicates with personnel who are delinquent with safety training.

Oversees hazardous waste disposal at all GSC sites; works with wet lab staff to determine safe disposal procedures; manages administrative aspects of invoicing and collection; maintains records of service; ensures compliance with accreditation and legal requirements.

Conducts incident and near-miss investigations; guides personnel through the reporting process, and implements corrective actions; consults with stakeholders and JOHS committees regarding incidents.

Monitors wet labs for chemical inventories and compatibilities; performs regular analyses and chemical risk assessments; maintains SDS database and ensures availability of SDS to wet lab staff.

Works collaboratively with the Lab Operations and Quality Systems teams to create, implement, and document safety procedures and SOPs.

Keeps apprised of proposed and actual changes to laws, regulations, and policies put forward by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), WorkSafeBC, BCCRC, CAP, and DAP; engages GSC stakeholders on these changes; works to implement changes as required.

Attends external conferences, working groups, and meetings to represent the GSC; leads team participation in safety-related competitions; maintains professional relationships in order to guide best practices and share information.

Provides and documents safety orientations for incoming staff members.

Oversees the First Aid program.

Participates in emergency on-call rotations.

Manages the departmental Incident Management Team (IMT); organizes meetings; maintains emergency response documentation; conducts practice drills.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to completion of a Bachelor of Science from a recognized college, plus a minimum of 3 (three) years of recent related experience in a research role.

Experience in laboratory safety management is required, with demonstrated familiarity with PHAC and WorkSafeBC regulations. Applicants should have strong capabilities in Microsoft Access and Excel, with a high aptitude for self-learning of new technical skills.  Excellent organizational and communication skills are required.

Relevant experience in a clinically- or ISO-accredited environment is desirable, but not required

Quality Systems Manager

ROLE SUMMARY

Reporting to the Head of Quality Systems and Regulatory Affairs, the Quality System (QS) Manager is responsible for the management and operation of the Quality Management System (QMS) of the Conconi Family Immunotherapy Laboratory (CFIL) at the Deeley Research Centre in Victoria, BC. The QS Manager will provide oversight and management of quality activities related to clinical trial execution and GMP driven cell-based manufacturing of clinical drug development. The QS manager will also support the design and development of Quality Control tests, procedures and specifications for preclinical and clinical trial programs. The QS Manager will be accountable for assuring compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and internal QMS requirements, identifying/driving quality system improvement and generation of metrics to drive continuous improvement. 

LOCATION AND TRAVEL

This position is primarily located in Victoria, BC, and occasional travel to Vancouver will be required.    

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the management, maintenance and monitoring of the existing QMS for the CFIL’s Cancer Immunotherapy Program to assure compliance with GCP, GMP, Health Canada and other applicable regulatory requirements.  
  • Develops and implements quality policies and procedures while ensuring they are carried out under controlled conditions. 
  • Maintains a comprehensive change control and validation program for changes in pipelines, processes, equipment, reagents and consumables.
  • Supports the internal and supplier audit programs, conducts supplier audits and generates audit reports as needed.
  • Participates in supplier evaluation and qualification while being responsible for customer/supplier agreement development and/or annual review.
  • Attends to day-to-day quality issues and alerts appropriate personnel of recurring problems and/or quality deficiencies.
  • Participates in the external accreditation (e.g. FACT) and client assessments. Interacts with the auditors addressing questions.    
  • Drives investigations to closure, facilitating root cause analysis and the development of effective CAPA plans.
  • Supports and provides oversight for the maintenance of the quality control program to ensure conformity of raw material, purchased reagents and material and final products to quality standards.
  • Establishes user requirements for purchase, qualification of QC analytical equipment. Works with internal and external resources to maintain equipment in an optimal state.
  • Supports and oversees the development and management of QC release assays, documentation for in-process and final product release and stability testing programs.
  • Responsible for analyzing and trending QC data, generating stability and other trending reports as necessary.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for investigation and resolution of out-of-specification (OOS) and out-of-trend (OOT) testing results.
  • Participates and authors analytical sections of regulatory submissions as needed
  • Leads analytical method validation and reviews technology transfer protocols.
  • Maintains, monitors and implements additional environmental and personnel monitoring programs to ensure compliance to regulatory requirements for a multi-product manufacturing facility.
  • Oversees the management of the current document control system ensuring only current and valid documents are used. 
  • Accountable for the preparation of the annual QMS review reports and for ensuring that the performance of the QMS is periodically reviewed by senior management for effectiveness and continuing suitability.
  • Identifies training requirements and provides educational sessions on quality policies, processes and procedures to CFIL staff.
  • Develops positive relationships with various stakeholders including internal and external scientific and clinical collaborators.
  • Recruits, trains and manages QS staff as needed. Performs ongoing competency assessment and performance evaluations, sets goals and provides feedback.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications in terms of education, work experience and competencies.

Educational Requirements

  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to PhD in a science related filed, preferably in cell biology, immunology, molecular biology or biochemistry with 3+ years of QC/QA experience or MSc with 6+ years or BSc with 8+ years of QC/QA experience in the GMP regulated biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical industry supporting gene/cell therapy product manufacturing for clinical and/or commercial use.

Professional Work Experience

  • Advanced working knowledge and understanding of Canadian and international (e.g. ICH) GMP regulations, procedures and guidelines that govern manufacturing, quality control and quality assurance of biologics/drugs produced for clinical trial investigation.
  • Minimum of 2 years demonstrated track record of management of QA/QC groups with people development and performance management skills.
  • Demonstrable working knowledge in managing and monitoring of QMS.
  • Expert knowledge of Health Canada, FDA and ICH regulatory requirements for cell therapy products.
  • Experience in performing internal and supplier audits. 
  • Experience in deviation investigations, determining root cause, and developing corrective action plans.
  • Experience in process justification, process validation, risk assessment, training and document management.
  • Demonstrable experience of QC analytical methods and in-depth knowledge of US and European Pharmacopeia requirements for biologic product testing and method validation.
  • Sound understanding and demonstrated application of statistical methods/tools.
  • Identifying, writing, evaluating and closing OOS’s and investigations.
  • Experience with the application and validation of analytical techniques in a QC environment, including Compendial testing, Spectrometry, Chromatography, ELISA, PCR, Cell-based potency assays.
  • Direct experience with batch review and release of cell therapy product lots is considered a plus.
  • Skilled use of Word, Excel and other similar programs along with experience with an electronic Quality Management System or Laboratory management System is an asset.
  • The CFIL facility is embedded in a research institution; therefore experience working at the interface between a research environment and a regulated environment would be an asset.

Competencies

  • Excellent analytical and project management skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional critical thinking, troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and comfortable in a fast-paced research environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities

Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Research Programmer – Microservice Developer

The Michael Smith Genome Science Centre of BC Cancer is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Research Programmer to work on the next generation of our federated genome and health data sharing platform, CanDIG (https://www.distributedgenomics.ca). The project was originally based on the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health framework and now connects the lead sequencing institutions in Canada. The position is within Dr. Jones group therefore successful candidate will have the opportunity to get insights on Personalized OncoGenomics (POG) program and other precision medicine initiatives. This requires a combination of interest in DNA technology and strong background in software development.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate degree in computer science or software engineering.

Mandatory Skills and Abilities:

* 3+ years experience in Python programming

* Front and/or back end development experience

* Previous API development projects, Open API or Rest API

* General understanding or previous experience in microservice architecture and development

* Any web framework experience

* Database development knowledge

Bonus to have:

* Previous project on database access restriction or authorization tool knowledge

* RBAC experience

* Experience building rich queries using GraphQL or other data query language

* Experience working with distributed systems

Basic understanding of DNA technology or previous work experience with genetic data is a plus, but not required for the position. The position requires working with a wide variety of researchers, software developers and clinicians, thus excellent communication skills are essential.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Research Programmer (Web Development)

BC Cancer’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre (GSC) in collaboration with other labs across Canada is developing clinical NGS test for lymphoma. The GSC is seeking a Research Programmer interested in working with a multi-disciplinary clinical and academic team specializing in molecular diagnostics. The incumbent will develop web-based applications and design databases to be used for data analysis and reporting results to clinicians. Applicants must be comfortable doing both backend and front end work, with some knowledge of Linux server maintenance.

Duties/Accountabilities: 

  • Frontend and backend development of secure, interactive web-based applications to allow for status tracking and report dissemination

  • Development of secure databases to be used for tracking sensitive information (i.e. patient information) and analysis results for reports used by clinical staff and physicians

  • Development of interactive tools to allow for interpretation of results from genetic and genomic assays

  • Set-up and maintenance of servers to host applications, databases, and tools described above

  • Quality-assurance and security testing for websites and databases

  • Other related duties as assigned


Qualifications:

    • Graduation from a recognized degree or diploma program in computer programming or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 


Core Skills and Abilities: 

  • Familiarity with HTTP, HTML 5, XML, JavaScrpt, PHP

  • Experience with Linux is essential; working knowledge of Windows and Macintosh is an asset.

  • Experience in the development, testing, and maintenance of relational databases

  • Knowledge of security protocols and procedures necessary to protect sensitive information

  • Working knowledge of software testing, documentation, and version control

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment

  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently organize work assignments and establish priorities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Additional Assets:

  • Three (3) years of recent related experience with a Unix/Javascript stack and systems/network administration

    • Familiarity with frontend JavaScript frameworks (preferable React.js)
  • Some graphic design, UI/UX experience

  • Some knowledge of Python

  • Experience with Agile software practices 

The successful applicant will work in a team environment which includes clinicians, research scientists, technicians, and bioinformaticians.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

To Apply

Please send your resume with cover letter to bcgscjobs@bcgsc.ca

Staff Scientist 2

Job Code: SS2 11-14-2019

The Holt Laboratory at BC Cancer is looking for a qualified candidate to aid in the preclinical and clinical development of novel cancer vaccines and cellular immunotherapies. The candidate will work with local, national and international partners, collaborators and service providers in academia, industry, government and not-for-profit organizations.

The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent degree and at least seven years of relevant experience.  Knowledge of and research experience with standard methods and approaches in microbiology, immunology, cell biology, molecular biology, genomics and proteomics; and familiarity with the fields of cancer immunology and immunotherapy are assets.  A strong background in preclinical and clinical research methodology is highly desirable.

The applicant should also demonstrate the ability to work independently, supervise trainees and technical staff, and conceive, initiate, prioritize, organize and manage multiple concurrent projects.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a necessity as well as the ability to work in a team environment.  Management experience with large, multi-center projects is an asset. 

This position will begin ASAP.  This is a one-year term appointment subject to annual renewal.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and three letters of reference addressing scholarly, professional and creative work, plus supervisory and administrative service, should be directed to: 

Rob Holt, PhD
Scientific Co-Director, BC Cancer Immunotherapy Program

Distinguished Scientist, Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre

Professor of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia

Professor of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University
Email: rholt@bcgsc.ca

This position will remain open until filled. 

This is a temporary position with a possibility of extension.

Research Assistant 2, Proteomics

Job Code: RA2 07-04-2019

The Research Assistant 2 – Proteomics works under supervision and performs experiments by following established laboratory procedures.

In this role you will: 

  • Prepare samples for proteomic analysis

  • Operating facility instrumentation including off-line HPLC fractionation systems, mass spectrometers, and speed vacs

  • Perform initial data analysis

  • Assist in the development of cutting edge protocols for clinical proteomics

  • Maintain logs of samples analyzed and instrument use

  • Liaise with collaborators to coordinate sample submission and communicating results

  • Collaborate with client lab personnel

  • Maintain a details lab notebook

You hold:

A laboratory technician degree in chemical and biotechnical science with direct work experience in proteomics.

You Have:

  • Theoretical knowledge and practical experience with tandem mass spectrometry

  • Experience with state-of-the-art mass spectrometry instrumentation including Orbitraps

  • Experience with clinical sample preparation for proteomics and nucleic acid analysis

  • Experience with processing cells and tissues for global and targeted proteomics

  • Practical experience with analytical reversed phase chromatography (HPLC and nanoLC), specifically for peptide separation

  • Two (2) years recent related experience in a research laboratory

If this sounds like you, apply now!

About Us

BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA provides specialized health services to British Columbians, including cancer care, organ transplantation, pediatrics, emergency services, mental health and substance use services. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: https://jobs.phsa.ca/family-brands

Canada's Michael Smith Genome Science Centre is a leading international centre for genomics and bioinformatics research.   Our mandate is to advance knowledge about cancer and other diseases, to improve human health through disease prevention, diagnosis and therapeutic approaches, and to realize the social and economic benefits of genomic research.  We are a high through-put sequencing facility in Vancouver, Canada having sequenced over 2,402,168,248,871,630 raw bases to date. We have numerous research collaborations both locally and internationally with a primary focus on human cancers.

PHSA hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is first directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents but international candidates are invited to apply. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. English is the official language used at PHSA.

PHSA offers a very generous benefit package which includes 4 weeks’ vacation entitlement, extended medical, dental and coverage, life & disability insurance plus professional development opportunities with over 1000 online courses available on our Learning Hub. 

To Apply

Please send your resume with cover letter to bcgscjobs@bcgsc.ca. We request that you specify the position you are applying for by identifying the Job Code only (e.g. "RA2 07-04-2019") in the subject line of your emailed application. Or apply by visiting the following link: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/vancouver/research-assistant-2-proteomics/909/….

For more information on this opportunity please contact Amirah Matiets, Talent Acquisition Representative at (604) 875-7258 or email Amirah.matiets@phsa.ca

Posting #: PHSA-RA2

  • Status: Regular (permanent) Full-Time (37.5 hour per week)
  • Salary: $46,213 to $60,655 per year
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 0830-1630
  • Location: Genome Sciences Centre - 675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver BC V5Z 1L3

Assistant Bioinformatics Coordinator, Software Development

Job Code: ABCSD HSA Req 86652

The Assistant Bioinformatics Coordinator provides supervisory and technical support to the Bioinformatics group of the Genome Sequence Centre (GSC). Ensures that the day-to-day activities of a large scale, high throughput facility meet research, data analysis throughput and software development objectives.

Duties:

1.  Assists the Bioinformatics Coordinator in the day to day activities of the Bioinformatics group by performing duties such as providing input on quantity and quality of work, making recommendations for improvements, workflow and procedures. 

2.  Coordinates projects of the Bioinformatics group by performing duties such as chairing project-specific meetings and provides project status reports to the Bioinformatics Coordinator, with suggestions towards any required improvement of project management, task allocation and overall process.

3.  Develops and implements assays to monitor project progress and measure project accomplishments to ensure that appropriate project focus is maintained and to provide feedback to staff. 

4.  Provides supervisory support to the Bioinformatics group by performing duties such as:

          a.  Orientating new staff.

          b.   Providing input to the Bioinformatics Coordinator on training requirements and performing group specific training.

          c.   Providing input to the Bioinformatics Coordinator on the establishment of clear definitions of responsibility for employees. 

         d.   Assigning workload assignments and establishing work schedules.

         e.   Reviewing and establishing work priorities and adjusting work schedules to ensure priorities are met.

         f.    Completing performance reviews and addressing performance issues in conjunction with the Bioinformatics Coordinator.

5. Participates in the recruitment of staff through methods such as interviewing internal and external applicants and forwards hiring recommendations.

6.  Participates in the development and implementation of quality improvement programs to ensure services are provided in the most efficient and effective way by performing duties such as:

          a.   Monitoring quality and quantity of service and information provided by the bioinformatics group and identifying areas for change and/or improvement.

          b.   Generating test metrics to evaluate progress of research programs.

          c. Writing and updating Standard operating procedures pertaining to tasks and pipelines run by the group.

          d. Coordinating and writing technical validation documents for new and improved pipelines and processes.

7.  Assesses practical needs for identified research direction of the GSC in conjunction with the Bioinformatics Coordinator and Bioinformatics Group Leader.

8.  Participates in a variety of meetings by performing duties such as providing and/or receiving information and contributing to decision making.

9.  Participates, in conjunction with the Bioinformatics Coordinator, in determining the computer infrastructure necessary for successful completion of projects and ensured viability of research programs by performing duties such as providing input and recommendations regarding purchasing decisions related to hardware, software and related items for the Bioinformatics platform.

10. Interprets statistical analyses and makes recommendations for review including preparing reports on statistical findings for publication and presentation in HTML format or as advised.

11. Conducts feasibility studies for computerization by performing duties such as determining user requirements, examining and identifying problems with existing systems and recommending modifications to and/or new systems; provides details of estimated implementation costs including associated staffing requirements.

12. Performs technical functions related to the bioinformatic  department of the GSC.

13. Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

 Education, Training and Experience

  • Graduation from a recognized Bachelor’s program in a related discipline such as Biochemistry, Genetics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Physics.  A minimum of four (4) years of recent related experience including experience in computer programming and quantitative data analysis, handling biological sequence and/or mapping data, database development and data storage schemas or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the GSC Group Leaders. 

Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with computer operating systems such as Linux, MacOS.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with software languages, frameworks and databases such as Python, C, C++, Javascript, React.js, Perl , R, Postgres, MySQL, Hadoop.

  • Demonstrated ability to accept responsibility and work independently.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and schedule work.

  • Excellent organizational, leadership interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.

To Apply

External Applicants

Please send your resume with cover letter to bcgscjobs@bcgsc.ca.

Internal Applicants

Internal (HEU and HSA union members) applicants please visit internaljobs.phsa.ca to apply online for internal job postings.

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