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Jonathan Wickes


Previous positions

  • Software Test Engineer in Automation at Illumina
  • Health Informatics Developer at Oncogenomics Lab


University of California, San Diego, Bachelor of Science (BS), Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering




  • Software Engineer

    Verily Life Sciences

    September 2018 – Present(1 year 1 month)South San Francisco, California

  • Software Test Engineer in Automation


    March 2018 – July 2018(4 months)Greater San Diego Area

  • Health Informatics Developer

    Oncogenomics Lab

    May 2016 – March 2018(1 year 10 months)Moores Cancer Center

    – Created and imported data into the UCSD Genomics Database – Developed analytical applications using Shiny for researchers to visualize genomic data – Performed genomic analysis using Freebayes and vTools – Used machine learning methods to characterize variant data

  • Software Development Engineer Intern


    June 2017 – September 2017(3 months)Greater Seattle Area

    – Implemented ML algorithms to develop a dynamic ticket auto responder to reduce on-call workload – Utilized mySQL and Amazon SQS to streamline service – Worked with developers to optimize ticket recognition and response

  • Chemistry Intern

    Avidity Nanomedicines LLC

    January 2015 – July 2016(1 year 6 months)

    – Synthesized polymers using RAFT polymerization for si-RNA drug delivery – Analyzed compounds using HPLC, GPC, and NMR, with method developing for the prior two. – Performed standard laboratory practices such as buffer preparation and micro pipetting – Performed analysis on lab data to find trends for future studies – Created a database to store nanoparticle information in SQL


  • University of California, San Diego

    Bachelor of Science (BS), Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

    2014 – 2018

    Activities and Societies

    Biomedical Engineering Society

  • Capistrano Valley High School

    2010 – 2014

Skills & Expertise

  • HPLC
  • Nginx
  • Python
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • C
  • C++
  • Microsoft Word
  • R
  • Arduino
  • Java

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Jonathan cares about:

  • Science and Technology