Software Engineer ( Bioinformatics )

Thermo Fisher Scientific   •  

Canoga Park, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 297 days ago

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Job Description
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop software application and analytical tools that will support the various scientific and business needs of the company
  • Work as part of the project team in providing optimal software solutions within the given constraints such as time-line and budget
  • Follow SDLC and create project specific documentation in compliance with ISO and FDA regulatory standards, including requirements specifications, design specifications, use cases and test cases
  • Support the development of test scripts and end-user documentation by serving as a document reviewer and subject matter expert
  • Actively participate in design and peer reviews
  • Interview technical process owners to gather and understand project requirements
  • Ongoing collaboration and communication with other members of the team including project leaders, programmers, research scientists, research technologists, test/QA analysts, and documentation specialists
  • Provide verbal and written technical presentations of prototype concepts, outcomes and software demonstrations to both the scientific and computer-literate communities within Thermo Fisher
  • Keep current on Software and Bioinformatics technologies
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to software development team


Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computational Biology, Computational Data Sciences, or comparable from accredited higher learning institution required AND 4 years of independent, hands on experience with bioinformatics or computational biology computing in an industry setting; OR bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computational Biology, Computational Data Sciences, or comparable from accredited higher learning institution required AND 6 years of independent, hands on experience with bioinformatics or computational biology computing in an industry setting
  • Fluent with C#, C++, or other object-oriented programming language
  • Proficiency with SQL Scripting, SQL database management tool
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Excel and Office tools
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply scientific information to software development
  • Understanding and experience in the fields of genomics, experimental data processing, high-throughput data analysis, and genomic databases
  • Strong understanding of principles of computer hardware, software and networking
  • Ability to lead a project from concept to implementation
  • Ability to work efficiently on multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance while consistently exercising good judgment
  • Ability to maintain flexibility with respect to project work and environment
  • Ability to anticipate needs and problems while creating solutions
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively to a diverse community of scientists, software developers, and management
  • Excellent record keeping, documentation and organizational skills
  • Practices strong role-model leadership behaviors
  • Inspires, motivates and collaborates with others

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