Skip to content

Job Openings

Software Engineer

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94080

Posted: 02/02/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 598959 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

As a Software Engineer on our Computational Biology team, you will advance our genetic medicine technologies, enabling the discovery and development of new therapeutics. Working with a diverse team of cell biologists, protein and RNA engineers, computational scientists, molecular biologists, and translational biologists, you will:
  • Develop computational pipelines, databases, and user interfaces to track and manage data for Tornado’s gene editing programs
  • Demonstrate competence as a full stack developer willing to own comprehensive solutions to user and company requirements   
  • Integrate standard bioinformatics and laboratory information management (LIMS) tools when appropriate and build custom software solutions when necessary  
  • Support configuration and maintenance of local and cloud IT infrastructure, including dedicated production and development software environments  
  • Support end users across a spectrum of computational abilities, from bioinformatics scientists to colleagues without any scripting or computational experience
  • Be an effective leader and translator when discussing software with colleagues from diverse scientific backgrounds
  • Remain focused on the creation of viable therapeutic products that change the lives of patients

Requirements:                      
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, or related fields.
  • Five years’ experience developing software solutions in an industry setting
  • Two years’ experience building software to support scientific applications, preferably in biotech
  • Demonstrated experience with Python, JavaScript, Linux, SQL, R, and related software components
  • A solid understanding of data science best practices and tools, including NumPy, SciPy, and related
  • Experience developing software requirements through an agile process of assessing end user needs and prototyping     

Preferred Qualifications:                 
  • Experience developing computational pipelines for genomic applications
  • Experience with NGS sequencing, long read sequencing, RNA-Seq, and related assays
  • Exposure to LIMS development and configuration in a biotechnology setting  
Experience supporting laboratory automation systems
Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.

Although this hasn't been an issue at The Planet Group, the staffing industry has seen an increase in people falsely representing themselves as recruiters to gather personal information from job seekers. For your safety, do not provide sensitive data to anyone you have not spoken with thoroughly and never provide banking information during the application process. Candidate safety is a top priority at The Planet Group.

Wordpress Social Share Plugin powered by Ultimatelysocial