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Variant analyst

Thāne, India | , India

On the R&D team, you’ll join 700 scientists, researchers, clinicians, software developers, data scientists and engineers who work in all phases of the product development lifecycle – including concept, planning, development and validation on new product launches and patents. Together, you’ll build next-generation solutions that contribute to food safety, diagnostic innovations, drug development, big data technologies and more. The future of environmental, human and life sciences is up to you.

  • Full Time
  • Minimal Travel

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We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in R&D at PerkinElmer.

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Innovative

Employee Quote

There is a deep mutual respect for each other’s skills and contributions. Whether it’s taking on a new process skill or a new software skill, we are always moving forward so you never get bored – that’s what makes it exciting even after 30 years.

Jay Ives, Sr. Manager, Spectroscopy R&D


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Location(s) Thāne, India, India Status Regular Job ID JR-022453


  • Critically evaluate and interpret genetic sequence variation identified through diagnostic or predictive clinical genetic testing  
  • Work in conjunction with laboratory directors to ensure consistent sequence variant classification  
  • Investigate and rectify, if possible, discrepancies in variant classification between PKIG and other diagnostic laboratories  
  • Support laboratory directors in evaluating relevance of genes to human disease 
  • Support client services department and respond to client requests for information on the interpretation of individual variants 
  • Review and update previous sequence variant classifications 
  • Additional tasks as required 

Basic Qualifications:

  • PhD or Master’s degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline required 
  • Minimum three years combined work experience and education required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ASCP certification or equivalent highly preferred
  • Previous clinical experience highly preferred
  • Proven ability to critically read and interpret scientific literature  
  • Ability to synthesize and present complex information in brief but clear summary  
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills  
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and attention to detail  
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team  
  • Self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude  
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies 

PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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