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As part of the pathology software engineering group, you will be working with a passionate team using technology to solve real-world and life-impacting challenges. You will be developing bioinformatics and biomedical informatics solutions that will help define treatment paths for cancer. As a mid-level bioinformatics software engineer you will work with our informatics teams to help us continue pioneering next-generation clinical software systems, spawning from managing petabyte-scale biological datasets, high-performance computing-enabled bioinformatics pipelines, and other cutting-edge systems to help visualize and report genomic results that guide treatment decisions and enrollment of patients onto the clinical trials.
A team player, and passionate about learning new technology/methodology
desire to understand the clinical domain, and build and deliver customer-centric products
able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and eager to solve complex problems
an effective communicator, and possess team and customer-focused competency
resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around problems.
work and collaborate with a top-notch team of software engineers, bioinformatics researchers, system engineers, and physicians to support clinical-grade omics infrastructure.
design, implement, test, and deploy cutting-edge scalable bioinformatics automation pipelines to analyze genomic data, and scalable multi-tiered full-stack software systems.
create and maintain technical documentation including user guides, operational run books, and standard operating procedures.
develop DevOps framework and implement standards, processes, and controls for release and deployment activities.
develop API services, data dashboards, visualizations, and cutting-edge web portals.
Bachelor's Degree in bioinformatics, genomics, computer science, or related discipline with 4 years of hands-on software engineering experience, preferably developing scientific software such as bioinformatics or biomedical informatics systems
experience working with relational (MySQL, Postgres, etc), and no-SQL (MongoDB) database technologies
experience building high-throughput and scalable RESTful APIs using Python frameworks (such as Flask, FastAPI, etc)
experience working with high-performance computing platforms either on-premises (LSF, Slurm, etc) or on the cloud (especially AWS)
experience with agile software development practices, and experience using tools such as JIRA, or Rally
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