The right resources for your life-science and technology challenges

At Double-Helix we focus on placing the right talent at your organization, not just filling seats.  Our network of life-science and technology flexible staffing resources will match the most experienced resources with your technology and informatics project needs.

The Double-Helix® Staffing methodology means we will partner with you to ensure your project milestones will be met and structure a project based resourcing proposal matched to your monthly budget.  We will meet with you to best understand and target your resource and project requirements.

Project-Based and Temporary Resources 

Double-Helix will supply trusted resources and contingent workforce for your project that combine life-science domain experience and proven technical skills in areas such as:

Recruiting Whiteboard

  • Bioinformatics
  • Clinical and Non-Clinical Statistics
  • Recruiting and Talent Management
  • Software Engineering (Ruby, .NET, Python, Objective-C, etc.)
  • Information Security
  • Software Testing & Quality Engineering
  • Customer Service
  • Enterprise Architecture and Cloud Architecture
  • Project and Program Management
  • IT Systems Engineering
  • DevOps and IT Operations
  • Laboratory Information Management
  • Business Intelligence and Big Data
  • Genetic Counselors
  • Laboratory Support

Resourcing Models

The Double Helix flexible staffing model adapts to the changing needs of your organization to deliver products, scale-up projects quickly,  manage business uncertainty, and control costs.

  • On-site, project based, hourly resources
  • Contract-to-hire
  • Part-time and fractional expert advisors and consultants
  • Off-shore software quality assurance, software engineering, and bioinformatics resources

Our onsite resources are dedicated to your project, are embedded directly in your team and engage with your team members under your direction and supervision.  Double-Helix is responsible for all compensation and provision of benefits, payments of taxes, and workers compensation for the resources we provide.

Our expert advisors will assess your specific needs, mentor your team members, and work on a hourly basis, daily rate, monthly retainer, or project basis depending on the scope, scale, budget, and complexity of your project.

Our off-shore resources can scale on-demand to perform quality assurance of your product matched with on-site validation experts and test-planners.  We can provide remote system administration and operations functions for your systems or infrastructure. We also deliver project focused bioinformatics and biostatistical services using R and related tools.

  • The Double-Helix off-shore Quality Assurance team is located in the university rich, planned city of Chandigarh, India.  The off-shore team can design your test strategy, write test cases, select the right software test automation tools, and reliably execute manual and automated testing of your desktop, web, or mobile application.
  • Our Double-Helix remote bioinformatics team is located at the COSBI Microsoft Research – University of Trento Centre for Computational and Systems Biology, in Trento, Italy.  They have proven methodologies for statistical analysis, R programs and pipelines, data-cleansing, and interactive visualizations and reports.

You may also decide to recruit and hire full-time resources using our Double-Helix recruiting services.

Trusted Process

We’re committed to the professional success of our employees and the business success of our clients.

Double Helix offers excellent benefits to eligible employees including ACA compatible health insurance.

Double Helix performs pre-employment background checks of temporary employees and  industry-specific screening such as OIG/GSA sanction checks and professional license verification when required for healthcare.

We build effective teams that leverage the strengths of each member and build upon a shared passion for life-science, personalized-medicine, and technology.

We keep our employees up-to-date on the latest technologies, keep them excited about science and technology, provide training opportunities, and encourage interactions between our employees and other experts in their field.

Our Responsibility

Using Double-Helix as your partner can significantly reduce your risk of exposure to co-employment liabilities, worker misclassification, and health care penalties.   We will ensure you receive flexible staffing services that help your company comply with employment law, worker classification, and tax law requirements.

As the W2 Employer of Record, Double-Helix is responsible for:

  • On-boarding paperwork, notices, and documentation
  • Background Check (including 7-year Criminal history, drug-testing on request)
  • I9 Employment Verification
  • W2 Payroll (bi-weekly)
  • Workers Compensation
  • Health Insurance (Anthem Blue Cross and Kaiser)
  • Unemployment Insurance (UI/EDD)
  • State Disability Insurance (SDI)
  • Federal & State Tax Withholding
  • FICA (Social Security/Medicare)
  • Weekly Timesheet Management
  • Direct Deposit and Online Paystubs
  • Overtime and Sick Pay
  • Expense Reporting
  • Benefits Administration (Medical, Health Savings Account)
  • Employee Off-boarding and Termination
  • Tax Reporting and Year End W2 Statements

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Compliance

Double-Helix offers eligible employees, spouses, and dependents high quality ACA compliant health coverage through Anthem Blue Cross and Kaiser Permanente.  We also offer our employees the option of a Health Savings Account (HSA) when they select compatible High-Deductible plans.   Employees working at least 30 hours per week are eligible for the Double-Helix plan.  Double-Helix helps your company meet IRS Section 4980H shared responsibility rules governing employers with more than 50 employees.