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Senior Software Engineer

Company: Flagship Pioneering, Inc.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

About Generate Biomedicines Generate Biomedicines is a new kind of therapeutics company - existing at the intersection of machine learning, biological engineering, and medicine - pioneering Generative Biology--- to create breakthrough medicines where novel therapeutics are computationally generated, instead of being discovered. Generate has built a machine learning-powered biomedicines platform with the potential to generate new drugs across a wide range of biologic modalities. This platform represents a potentially fundamental shift in what is possible in the field of biotherapeutic development. We pursue this audacious vision because we believe in the unique and revolutionary power of generative biology to radically transform the lives of billions, with an outsized opportunity for patients in need. We are seeking collaborative, relentless problem solvers that share our passion for impact to join us! Generate was founded in 2018 by Flagship Pioneering and has received over $420 million in funding, providing the resources to rapidly scale the organization. The Company has offices in Cambridge, Somerville, and Andover with approximately 150 employees. Position Summary We are seeking a creative, motivated Software Engineer to help build our data platform. Generate Biomedicines is an innovative platform company leveraging Machine Learning to design novel protein therapeutics. This role will be an integral part of building a powerful, integrated data platform that streamlines data flow between wet and dry lab functions. The successful candidate will work closely with scientists from across the organization to understand both platform and project requirements, and translate those into high-quality software that rapidly advances our scientific programs. Key Responsibilities: Design and build web-based tools that enable experiment design and execution, capture results, and manage lab data Design and develop data models to support lab workflows Contribute to platform data architecture to ensure data flows smoothly between organizational groups Work with lab and computational scientists to identify needs and opportunities for platform improvement Integrate third party applications, such as ELN, into the data platform Integrate automation robots with the data platform for high-throughput processes Lead development efforts, manage/mentor junior software engineers Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's in Computer Science, Data Science, or related field plus 5+ years of experience is required. Masters preferred Demonstrated proficiency in Javascript/Typescript web development, and experience using a modern MV(C/VM) framework Demonstrated proficiency in SQL Demonstrated understanding of data management best practices and biological data Self-motivated and curious with strong desire to both learn from and teach others Outstanding communications and interpersonal skills Proficiency in Python and/or Java a plus Experience with AWS a plus Work schedule: We are open to a flexible work schedule or fully remote Flagship Pioneering and our ecosystem companies are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. COVID Safety: Generate Biomedicines enforces a mandatory vaccination policy for COVID-19. All employees must be fully vaccinated and have received a booster. The purpose of this policy is to safeguard the health of our employees, their families, and the community at large from infectious disease that may be reduced by vaccinations. The company will make exceptions to this policy if required by applicable law and will consider requests for an exemption from this policy due to a medical reason, or because of a sincerely held religious belief, or any other exemptions that may be recognized by applicable law. Recruitment & Staffing Agencies : Flagship Pioneering and its affiliated Flagship Lab companies (collectively, "FSP") do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to FSP or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Flagship Pioneering's internal Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of FSP, and FSP will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.

Keywords: Flagship Pioneering, Inc., Cambridge , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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