Remote Sr. Software Engineer-Biotechnology

San Diego, CA, US, 92123

Company’s client, a well-established and growing Biotechnology Company is seeking a Remote Senior Software Engineer with experience in a Bioinformatics and/or Functional Genomics team. We are working directly with the Hiring Manager on this exclusive search assignment. The company offers a competitive compensation package including base salary, annual bonus and stock/RSU’s. This position is 100% Remote. They will work as part of a multidisciplinary and highly innovative team designing and implementing tools to support our drug discovery research efforts. Work will include Docker-based web services delivering rich data-driven user-interfaces for the interrogation of complex biological and chemical data. The team utilizes Node.JS, Angular, Java, etc.


  • Develop tools for various research teams that help medicinal chemists, biologists and computational biologists better capture and leverage in-house and external data in their research
  • Work directly with end-users to design feature enhancements to existing tools
  • Will modernize legacy Java applications to Node.JS and Angular technologies
  • Provides support to the business by responding to user questions, concerns, and issues (for example, technical feasibility, implementation strategies); Researching and identifying needed solutions; Determining implementation designs
  • Gather and translate requirements into technical solutions
  • Gather requested information (for example, design documents, product requirements, wire frames)
  • Writing and developing code
  • Collaborating with project team and cross functional teams
  • Ensuring solution is sustainable across implementation and use ensuring on-time delivery
  • Troubleshoots business and production issues by gathering information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); Developing solutions; Driving the development of an action plan
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar field
  • At least 5+ years of experience in software development
  • Software development and architecture experience with choosing tools, platforms, and coding standards is preferred
  • Proven ability in implementing best practices and design patterns
  • Experience working in a bioinformatics and/or genomics team or environment
  • Experience with modern web-based frameworks such as Node.JS
  • Experience with Angular, React, Vue, etc., are plusses
  • Proficient with Java or C#, .NET programming languages
  • Experience with SQL and/or NoSQL
  • Must have excellent communication and requirement gathering skills
  • An ability to be productive and successful in an intense work environment
  • Able to learn new technologies quickly and jump in anywhere in our stack

Nice-to-haves but not required:

  • Experience deploying services using AWS services and Docker is a plus
  • Linux skills
  • Experience with DevOps CI/CD tools
  • Experience with container orchestration (Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Experience with testing automation tools

Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Apply here with ITWQG2048869 as the reference code.