Genetic Data Analyst / Variant Scientist (Senior and Mid-Level)

Sifal, Kathmandu, Nepal|Genetic Data Analystt
Posted On
4 June 2024
4 Aug 2024
Genetic Data Analyst
Job Type


Deerhold’s Genomics Team is working with a technology-driven precision medicine company providing state- of-the-art diagnostic solutions for the rare genetic disorders and reproductive genetics markets, and treatment optimization in oncology. The proprietary whole genome analysis platform helps better understand a person’s genetic makeup, leading to unmatched diagnostic capabilities and improved personalized treatment recommendations. We are looking for a motivated Senior and Mid-Level Genetic Data Analyst to join our dynamic team.

Job Description

  • Interpretation & Classification of Genetic variants based on in-house or client-specific standard operating procedures, and/or the procedures outlined by the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)
  • Software-based quality analysis of DNA sequencing results
  • Documentation of sequencing results of patients/subjects in Quality Analysis Reports and generation of genetic testing reports
  • Identify and annotate the variants and associate them with clinical significance
  • Identify and calculate insertion/deletion variants in the sequenced genes
  • Enter genetic variants with relevant information into the client database where it can be referred for genetic changes interpretation
  • Read biomedical papers pertaining to the variant of concern and extract relevant information such as frequency of variants in diseased and healthy individuals, genotype and phenotype information, functional/biochemical tests of the variant
  • Perform predictions of variants using computational tools
  • Feed all information through valid/standard algorithms to yield a range of scores that represents genotype-phenotype associate of genetic variants
  • Summarize complex genetics and genomics literature with clarity and insight.
  • Think independently to analyze and interpret data effectively.
  • Proficiently curate genetic variants, demonstrating a deep understanding of genetics and genomics.
  • Curate genetic content from databases and scientific literature, ensuring accuracy and relevance.
  • Remain customer- and data-driven in all aspects of work.
  • Demonstrate adaptability by quickly grasping new tasks and technologies.


  • Degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Biotechnology or other relevant subjects. (Master's or PhD preferred).


  • Sound knowledge of bioinformatics
  • Strong proficiency in genetics and genomics.
  • Two years of experience or more preferred.
  • Proficiency in scientific software and genetic databases.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prior experience in a similar or equivalent role is advantageous.

Interested and eligible candidates are requested to submit their updated resume to career@deerhold.com or you can directly apply below.