Senior Software Engineer

Berkeley Lights   •  

Emeryville, CA

Industry: Education


8 - 10 years

Posted 28 days ago

Berkeley Lights, Inc. is enabling precise cell by cell selection and manipulation to empower: cell line development, antibody discovery and engineering, and manufacturing of personalized cellular therapies. Founded in 2011, Berkeley Lights, Inc. delivers breakthrough platforms and devices that fundamentally change the way biological processes are done. Our technology will revolutionize how scientists and researchers study the interaction of cells and transform and accelerate cellular therapies.

We believe that focusing on the individual cell has the power to ultimately transform the lives of individuals by understanding disease at the cellular level and through the development of personalized therapies.

Position Description
Location: Emeryville, CA
The software team works closely with the system engineering, biology and bioengineering teams to develop system capabilities that transform molecular biology workflows. We are looking for a senior software engineer to participate in the development of a complex middle tier application that drives workflows on a biomedical research instrument. This requires experience in engaging fruitfully with internal customers, gathering user stories, converting them to good requirements and delivering quality software. The application domain requires expertise in Machine Control software.

Primary Responsibilities
•Work with non-SW engineers to understand user stories, translate these to software requirements.
•Berkeley Lights follows the Agile methodology, you should be comfortable with a fast-pace environment and frequent iterations.
•8+ years’ experience in developing enterprise quality software applications.
•Proficient in Java or C# and in Python.
•Solid understanding of Software Architecture and how it maps to design and requirements.
•Proven ability to engage with customers (Mechanical and Biomedical Engineers, Marketing and Field Engineers) to discover use-cases, create system-level and software specific requirements.
•Berkeley Lights follows the Agile methodology, should be comfortable with a fast-pace environment and frequent iterations.
•Masters in Computer Science or related field is required. PhD is a plus.