Software Engineer

Foundation Medicine   •  

Boston, MA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


Less than 5 years

Posted 43 days ago

We are seeking a talented and motivated Software Engineer to join the Medical Reporting team to help us lead a transformation in cancer care by writing software that makes cancer data accessible to clinicians, researchers, and patients. Responsibilities:

  • Work with technical leaders to help drive sound engineering design, process, quality practices and ultimately production-ready software.
  • Work with technical leads and the rest of the team to understand and hold everyone accountable to our coding and engineering practices.
  • Work closely with product owners, key business and technical stakeholders to ensure FMI is building the best products.
  • Work in an agile/scrum driven environment to deliver new innovative products including participation in daily scrum, code review and knowledge sharing sessions.


  • Strong understanding of code versioning tools (Git/Bitbucket).
  • Demonstrated ability working on modern web applications (JS/NodeJS/DB technologies/cloud-hosted).
  • Strong understanding of RESTFul API development (especially in Node/ExpressJS or similar).
  • Strong understanding of database technologies (PostgreSQL, Oracle).
  • Experience working with cloud hosted environments (AWS/Azure).
  • Demonstrated understanding of testing practices and differences in test types and practices.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working with a CI/CD pipeline (Jenkins/Travis/etc.).
  • Experience and knowledge of logging & monitoring tools (New Relic,
  • Demonstrable affinity for pinball.

Education or Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience on a software development team in a collaborative environment.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, IT or related technology field or demonstrable relevant experience in a technical field.
  • Experience working on an open-source, modern web technology stack.
  • Experience working on large scale applications as part of a software development team.