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IT Developer/Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05219
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/07/2018 to 11/06/2018
Job Title: IT Developer/Engineer
Duration: 6 months
Location: Cambridge, MA

Job Description:
  • Must have experience in Java programming for genomics and genetics applications
  • Drug discovery continues to be transformed by powerful computational sciences and technologies that translate high throughput measurements into actionable knowledge about disease, patients and therapeutics.
  • At the CLIENT location, the Scientific Computing team is part of the CLIENT research and provides scientists with cutting-edge computational informatics and analytics tools and services in support of research and early development.
  • The team has technical depth, agility and great motivation to solve scientifically demanding problems.
  • CLIENT is seeking a IT Developer/Engineer to join the Scientific Computing team.
  • The ideal candidate will prototype and execute scientific software development projects against needs and requirements comprising world-class data processing, QC and management platforms such as the NGS data generation and processing pipeline.
  • The ideal candidate will be interested in building and implementing petascale solutions that handle billions of transactions and petascale data volumes.
  • Work closely in partnership with scientists to understand scientific challenges, data needs, business needs, technology and software requirements
  • Build and support a LIMS system for NGS data management and workflow automation
  • Develop and establish best-practices in software LCM with code-reviews, version control, continuous integration and documentation
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Java and JavaScript required
  • Demonstrated ability in software LCM and agile methodologies, web development frameworks (HTML/CSS, Django, AngularJS), git versioning and visualization libraries (D3.js). R/Rshiny experience is a plus
  • Solid experience with High Performance Computing (HPC) environments, scheduling engines (SGE, LSF) and initiating and managing VM's
  • Expertise with common bioinformatics workflow management frameworks (e.g. Nextflow, snakemake), APIs (SOAP, RESTful), databases (Oracle, NoSQL).
  • Experience with distributed computing (Spark, Hadoop), cloud computing (AWS, Google cloud) and app containers.
  • Experience with large scale data transfer over Internet2 and GridFTP.
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Sunrise Systems Inc.
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