Principal Software Engineer - Bioinformatics

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Kforce Technology Staffing
Full Time, Perm
$125,000 - $145,000 annually

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
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 (Google Cloud Platform & 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

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., Google Cloud Platform, 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.


Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of application development, project management, business analysis, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to having a meaningful impact on all the lives we serve and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce specializes in providing strategic partnership in the areas of Technology and Finance & Accounting. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. Your success is our mission. Gain meaningful connections with your skills and our network.

Dice Id : kforcecx
Position Id : ITAQG1989946
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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