Software Engineer III - Data Architecture

Allen Institute for Brain Science   •  

Seattle, WA

5 - 7 years

Posted 241 days ago

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Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Institute and consortium leaders and software engineers in other groups to build the cell census databases and services.
  • Developing, tuning and troubleshooting systems to ingest and transform data from multiple sources.
  • Provide accurate estimates on the time and tradeoffs in implementing designs along with the associated risks.
  • Help maintain our existing lab information management system (LIMS) and data warehouse.
  • Advise on the choice or databasetechnologies and best practices.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or related discipline.
  • 6 – 9 years of relevant experience on a software development team.
  • Expertise in design, build, and maintenance of relational databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle).
  • Experience designing APIs to provide access to large, federated datasets.
  • Knowledge of data warehousing and data pipeline concepts (Star Schemas, Dimensional Models, ETL, streaming).
  • Working knowledge of NoSQL databases used for indexing and searching complex databases (Gremlin, Neo4j, Elastic Search, etc.).
  • Hands on experience with large scale data analysis solutions (Kafka, Hadoop, Spark).
  • 6+ years of experience with at least one general purpose, object oriented language (Python, C++, Java, C#).
  • Experience developing testable code (unit testing, dependency injection, mocking, etc.).
  • Experience with modern source control (Git, Mercurial).

Desirable Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Experience setting up and running a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery system.
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails with database applications and APIs
  • Familiarity with a modern functional programing language, e.g. Scala or Closure.