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Principal Software Engineer - Bioinformatics

Company: Kforce Technology
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Kforce has a world-renowned client in Cambridge, MA that is seeking a Principal Software Engineer - Bioinformatics to be a technical leader on a team developing massive scale analysis tools. Summary: The Principal Software Engineer will build researcher tools that will enable the next decade of scientific discovery in human medicine. The Principal Software Engineer will be working on a full stack team building a flexible open-source platform that allows researchers to perform data analysis in the cloud at previously unattainable scales. Scientists around the world use this platform every day to power world-renowned genomic and medical research, including groundbreaking research on COVID-19. Responsibilities: Principal Software Engineer will be integrating with multiple cloud providers (GCP & Azure)
Improving tooling, code, testing, CI/CD, and development processes to increase engineering productivity and satisfaction
Working with our UX team to build corresponding UI features
As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be mentoring engineers

Job Requirements:
6+ years of Software Development experience is preferred
Experience as a technical leader on a collaborative team
Experience delivering clear, maintainable, and well-tested software in a timely manner
Experience with or interest in working with a wide variety of technologies and on diverse problems
Experience working with users to develop and document requirements
Excellent organizational, communications, and leadership skills
Strong communicator, capable of leading progress on a team through collaboration and influence
Committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive team
Any of the following is a plus: Familiarity with cloud environments (e.g., GCP, Azure, AWS, etc.)
Familiarity with Scala, Akka, and Java
Familiarity with databases and SQL programming
Familiarity with big data processing pipelines (e.g., WDL, CWL, Google Cloud Life Sciences API)
Familiarity with containers and Kubernetes
Familiarity with infrastructure-as-code (e.g., Terraform, Helm)
Experience troubleshooting complex distributed systems
Kforce 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.

Keywords: Kforce Technology, Cambridge , Principal Software Engineer - Bioinformatics, IT / Software / Systems , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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