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Sr. Scientific Software Developer

  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #60033

Our Cambridge Ma based Biotech client is seeking a Sr. Scientific Software Developer  for a fully remote contract role. (Must currently be located in the US)

Candidates must be able to work on our W2.
No corp-to-corp submissions accepted for this role.

Top skills required for the Sr. Scientific Software Developer 

  • Knowledge of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data processing using Workflow Description Language (WDL) and Docker containers. (minimum 1 year experience)
  • Expertise in full stack development using JavaScript (NodeJS – required, ReactJS – a plus)
  • Hands-on experience with development on AWS cloud required. Exposure to building serverless web applications on AWS with AWS Lambda is highly favorable.
  • Agile 

Benefits:
As a W2 contract employee of Fast Switch you are eligible to participate in the following benefits we offer:

  • Our 401(k) has a 3% match that vests immediately.
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Our healthcare plan is a high deductible plan with a health savings account (HSA). The deductions will be withheld pre-tax, saving you taxes on the premium.
  • Short and Long Term Disability insurance is provided to all eligible Team Members.

Responsibilities

  • Will be automating standard data workflows 
  • Work closely in partnership with our scientists to understand their scientific challenges, data needs, business needs, technology and software requirements.
  • Provides scientists with cutting-edge computational informatics and analytics tools and services in support of research and early development.
  • This relationship with stakeholders will require this role to maintain a strong expertise and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and products, evaluating and implementing cloud resources, and open-source and vendor software

Requirements

  • Knowledge of next-generation sequencing (NGS) data processing using Workflow Description Language (WDL) and Docker containers.
  • Expertise in full stack development using JavaScript (NodeJS, ReactJS)
  • Hands-on experience with development on AWS cloud. Exposure to building serverless web applications on AWS with AWS Lambda is highly favorable.
  • Knowledge of Linux system and familiarity working in command-line environment.
  • Experience using a source code version control system, such as Git. An understanding of continuous integration and continuous delivery pipeline (i.e. AWS CodeBuild) is a plus.
  • Good understanding of software life cycle management and agile methodology.
 
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