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Bioinformatics Software Engineer (Contract)
Ref No.: 18-12627
Location: Austin, Texas
Primary responsibilities include:
* Design, develop, test API web-services to enable third party integrations of AmpliSeq Designer functionality
* Integrate such API with existing backend data analysis pipelines and databases
* Document and maintain API specifications, coordinate with clients of the API
* Handle authentication, status notifications, versioning and related aspects
* Develop automation tools and scripts to aid testing of the API using real and mock data
* Collaborate with a team of software developers and bioinformatics scientists to deliver software features in release cycles (in an agile development process)

* MS in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or similar. BS and equivalent experience will be considered.
* Experience with multiple complete product development life cycles from concept to development and product testing and final release.
* Excellent communication and organization skills.
* Proven expertise with Java and web-service frameworks like Play, DropWizard, etc.
* Experience with designing APIs, building REST-ful webservices, working with SQL databases.
* Proven expertise with Perl, Python, or Unix scripting.
* Bioinformatics background knowledge (genomics, molecular biology) and skills (NGS, assay design, tools, file-formats etc.) is a strong plus.
* Prefer experience with cloud computing, AWS, docker, scaling.