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Senior Software Engineer - Boston

United States   •  Negotiable  •  Permanent, Full time

Senior Software Engineer - Boston

Precision Medicine, Cancer Genomics, Software Engineering, Bioinformatician


A world renowned institute in Boston are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join an applied genomics software and data sciences group, focused on enabling cancer genomics research and precision cancer medicine. This role will help to build a new open-source software to enable precision cancer medicine.

The Senior Software Engineer should have 3-5 years software experience and an interest in applying their skills to tackling problems in human health. This position will allow you to contribute to projects within cancer genomics, software, and medicine. This team are going through extensive growth and are looking for people to join them in the next 4-6 weeks.

The current group of bioinformaticians, software engineers and leaders are focused on mining of cancer genomic data sets, matching patients to clinical trials, and building cloud-based infrastructure for sharing of immunologic data.


*Design and develop software, databases and interfaces for analyzing and manipulating genomic and immunologic data, and matching patients to clinical trials.
*Work towards the paradigm of a microservices architecture where services communicate via APIs.
*Orchestrate cloud-based services via modern devops frameworks.
*Develop in Python while adhering to the best practices of automated testing at all steps and code reviews.
*Build and maintain cloud based data processing workflows, incorporating open source tools for scheduling, monitoring and resource management.


*Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or a related field
*3-5 years of software engineering experience
*3-5 years of Python coding experienc
*Working knowledge of relational and non-relational databases, especially MongoDB.
*Strong interest in contributing to biological research with clinical applications.
*Ability to meet deadlines and efficiently multitask is a must
*Experience with containerization of software (Docker, Kubernetes, etc..)
*Experience in modern software development technologies, including distributed versioning systems, continuous integration, and Agile programming practices
*Candidates must demonstrate excellent communication skills, outstanding personal initiative and the ability to work effectively as part of a team

This position is available immediately and I would love to hear from you if you are interested. Please apply to this advert and attach your resume or send through your resume to jpage@pararecruit.com

Keywords: Software Engineer, Precision Medicine, Cancer Genomics, Software Engineering, Bioinformatician, Python, Boston

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  • Agency: Paramount Recruitment
  • Reference: JPSEB1501
  • Updated: 30th January 2019
  • Expires: 27th February 2019

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