Senior Scientific Software Engineer

  • SAIC,
  • College Park, MD
  • 1 hour ago
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Scientific, Software, Engineer, FDA, Engineers, Linux, Engineering, Systems, IT
Full Time
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Job Description

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SAIC is interested in hiring a Senior Scientific Software Engineer for one of our programs supporting the FDA. SAIC supports the FDA and its scientists in Scientific Computing which includes, but is not limited to, technical and research aspects of bioinformatics (bioinformatic workflow analysis, scientific software support,scientific instrument support all in a laboratory environment) supporting a variety of FDA Centers. This position will support CFSAN in College Park, MD.

- The Senior Scientific Software Engineer will be responsible for troubleshooting bioinformatic software problems, suggesting enhancements to improve workflow performance as well as writing scripts for daily administration and supporting documentation to automate repeatable tasks.

- This software engineer will install new scientific software releases, collaborate with scientists and engineers, evaluate and document workflows and resolve software and scientific workflow related problems.

-The candidate will also monitor software system configurations to ensure reliable operation, ease of use, and integration with scientific workflows in the enterprise environment.

- The Senior Scientific Software Engineer will create/maintain scientific software procedural and technical documentation.

- Position requires either an active FDA Public Trust clearance or the ability to obtain prior to start

- Experience with NGS (Next-Generation Sequencing) procedures, tools, and data formats

COMPLEXITY:

Provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives.

FREEDOM TO ACT: Works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. IMPACT: Contributes to completion of specific programs and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources. LIASON: Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

Qualifications

- Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years' of work related experience
Degree fields include science, chemistry, physics, engineering, information systems, computer science, MIS

- Associates degree and 7+ years' of work related experience
Degree fields include science, chemistry, physics, engineering, information systems, computer science, MIS

- May consider a High School Education and an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree.

- Provides bioinformatics and computational support for processing, quality control, and analysis

- Works with HPC systems to improve bioinformatic tasks/workflows

- Collaborates with Engineers and Scientists to integrate existing capabilities and optimize operations

- Works with Engineers and Scientists to understand and document bioinformatic needs

- Experience building, maintaining,and supporting software for HPC systems - - Experience working with and supporting a LIMS system

Desired Qualifications

-Software programming experience ( perl , java, or python)

- Linux shell scripting experience

- Scientific analysis experience

- Genomic sequencing knowledge

-Familiarity with Illumina, Pacific Biosciences, and/or Oxford Nanopore sequencers

-Cloud experience, especially AWS

-Linux system administration, primarily RHEL/CentOS


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Company Information

Dice Id : 10111346
Position Id : 1929566
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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