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Colorado, CO

Senior/Principal Scientist - Oncology R&D Assay Development at Invitae (Colorado, CO)

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Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry by making genetic testing affordable and accessible for everyone to guide health decisions across all stages of life.


Residing in our Boulder, CO office, the Senior/Principal Scientist will join our Oncology R&D Assay Development team and contribute key capabilities and expertise to our oncology product development efforts. The Senior/Principal Scientist position is responsible for design, execution, and critical evaluation of experiments in support of current and new oncology products with only high-level guidance. This person will interface with other assay development scientists, data analysts, statisticians, quality, and manufacturing personnel to support evidence-based decision making. The position is expected to keep detailed experimental records and communicate data to supervisors and peers in a thorough and honest manner.


Job performance will involve a variety of activities including, but not limited to:

  • Designing and conducting wet lab experiments
  • Analysis of various large data sets, particularly NGS results and reference genetics data
  • Interpreting scientific results and providing conclusions and recommendations
  • Communicating findings and educating audiences with diverse technical backgrounds
  • Generating ideas to improve existing technology and generate new technologies
  • Assist in algorithm development to produce new bioinformatic tools and pipelines
  • Working with collaborators both in industry and academia to create custom assay solutions
  • Creation of publication quality scientific communications 
  • Review, understanding, and compliance with ArcherDX HIPAA Security policies and procedures
  • Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information and European Union personal data
  • Processing and handling of European Union personal data only as directed by ArcherDX for purposes of personalized molecular pathology


  • 5+ years of laboratory experience (required) with 2+ years in industry (preferred)
  • Proficient with molecular genetics wet-lab techniques, particularly PCR and NGS library preparation (required)
  • Experience with NGS and bioinformatic tools for NGS analysis (required)
  • Familiar with a scripting language for executing and creating bioinformatic analysis such as Python, R, Bash, etc. (required)
  • Familiar with cancer genetics (required)


  • PhD in a life sciences discipline with demonstrated expertise in genetics/genomics.

This job description is not designed to cover nor contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

In Colorado, our competitive compensation package includes a base salary starting from $119,325.00. In determining the final salary offered, we will evaluate a specific candidate's geographic location, education, skills, and experience.

At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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What are Invitae Perks + Benefits

Invitae Benefits Overview

At Invitae, our employees are the key to our continued success. Our culture is one of our most important strengths. A set of commitments we make to each other and to our customers to build a world-class organization in service of our mission. That is why Invitae proudly offers comprehensive perks and benefits program with choice and flexibility in mind.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program

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