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Senior Software Developer

MSC
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Overview

Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.

 

We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

 

NCBI, the National Center for Biotechnology Information, the nations premier biomedical resource, is seeking a senior software developer to help architect and deliver cloud-based bioinformatics pipelines for the nations foremost sequence and biomedical literature repositories. Sites at NCBI, a part of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), see four million daily users searching for gene sequence data, biomedical journal citations, and a wide array of other information that directly impacts biomedical research and public health. NCBIs annotation pipelines not only serve these diverse expert communities they actually drive new life sciences discoveries, ranging from medical health (viruses and pandemics, genetic diseases, cancer) to public health (food safety monitoring, antimicrobial resistance, viral outbreaks), to basic research topics in bioinformatics and microbial diversity, and many more.

 

At NCBI you can help cure cancer and other diseases, protect the public from food-borne pathogens, and contribute to the nations richest trove of biomedical data.

 

On a technical level, NCBIs wide range of applications, platforms (e.g. node, python, Django, C++), and environments (petabyte-level big data, machine learning, multiple cloud providers) serve more users than the US Postal Service and see more traffic than the IRS at tax time. We embrace FAIR principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) and are on the cutting edge of civic tech and cloud computing.

 

This role calls for more than an expert coder and architect someone who can work equally effectively with user researchers, designers, product managers, scientists, security and DevOps engineers, and more. Work with teams of dedicated, skilled developers, researchers, and product professionals as you build robust, flexible cloud-based pipelines serving dozens of production applications and thousands of APIs and services.

 

Join us!

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development, implementation, testing, and continued maintenance of NCBI bioinformatics pipelines
  • Work with a diverse group of scientists, bioinformaticians and other developers across the center to implement efficient bioinformatics algorithms
  • Facilitate development of cloud-ready tools and pipelines to support sustainable scalability and enable use by collaborators and scientists in the field
  • Learn new technologies, keep up with internal systems, and share your knowledge with the team
  • Lead other developers

Requirements

Required Skills

  • 3+ years of experience handling large amounts of data or working in a distributed computing environment
  • Programming experience in a Linux environment
  • Experience with Cloud technologies a strong plus:
    • AWS: EC2, S3, Lambda
    • GCP: GKE, Google Storage, cloud functions
  • Proficiency in at least one modern programming language, such as: Java, C, C++, Golang
  • Fluency in some scripting languages such as BASH, csh, Perl, or Python
  • Ability to work with common structured documents (at least one of XML, JSON)
  • Experience with open source projects
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines, unit testing, integration and regression testing

Desired Skills

  • 5+ years of working with genetic and biological data
  • Experience with MS SQL server, including XML typed data storage and manipulation
  • Familiarity with NGS computational tools and formats (BWA, GATK, Galaxy, etc.)
  • Demonstrated active involvement into open source communities (GitHub, etc.)
  • Experience managing production workflow of an online public database
  • Experience with RESTful API design

 

Medical Science & Computing (MSC), a Dovel company, is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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