Location: Pleasanton, CA
Date Posted: 01-18-2017
Software Engineer, Bioinformatics, Sequencing United States, California, Pleasanton
We're the world leader in in vitro diagnostics (IVD) and tissue-based cancerdiagnostics and a front runner in diabetes management.Sequencing Solutions (RSS) is seeking a talented member of its SoftwareEngineering team within the Development Bioinformatics department. The Software Engineering team works closely with:RSS Development’s Application teams, helping them build software that meets thedepartment’s needs (today, tomorrow, and next year)Other teams, e.g. Bina Technologies, helping to ensure that collaborationsrun smoothly RSS Systems’ teams; helping to ensure that software produced by the Applicationteams and other organizations can be incorporated in our products.The successful candidate will have experience working in a similar setting.You should enjoy working with others and have a strong desire to pursue creativesolutions to challenging problems in an interdisciplinary and fast paced environment.
Responsibilities:As a team member, you’ll:Develop software in collaboration with Application teams and externalcollaborators.Help maintain our engineering-oriented resources (e.g. continuous integration andsource code control) and encouraging their use by our various communities.Embody our Good Programming Practices, adaptable engineering practices thatscale to support our pie-in-sky research projects, our product-oriented projectsand all the projects in-between. Who you areYou’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for acompany where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functionsand geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who youare, but the starting point.
Qualifications:Be familiar with several programming languages such as: Java, Python, Perl, R,C++ across the spectrum of paradigms and be comfortable working in a “scripting” and a “systems” programming language. Be an experienced software developer in Unix-like environments, used to followinggood practices across the entire software life cycle.Comfortable working with modern version control systems, continuous integrationsystems and issue tracking systems. Have experience working on a small team of developers, juggling tasks, deliveringon commitments and expanding your horizons as an engineer.Have a demonstrated ability to work on a team with other programmers anddomain experts.Preferred: 4 year degree in computer science, bioinformatics, physics or a relateddiscipline or equivalent work experience.Possess organizational agility, the ability to develop working relationships within alarge organization that cross organizational boundaries and promote efficientsolutions to problems.Previous experience with large-scale NGS data analysis is a plus.
SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]C++ Java Unix/Linux
Very competitive salary and benefits!
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Full relocation package is available!
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