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The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine jobs
Connecticut (CT), Farmington
Job Code:  7471
Employer:  The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Category:  IT
Job Type:  Full Time

Location
Country:  United States
State:  Connecticut (CT)
City:  Farmington
Zip Code:  6032
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07/25/2018

Description

A Senior Scientific Software Engineer (Lead) position is available immediately at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT. This position reports to the Associate Director of Jackson’s Computational Sciences Scientific Computing (CSSC) team that is primarily responsible for developing software applications for scientific research programs. The individual in this position is responsible for leading the development of scientific software applications and systems to support research at The Jackson Laboratory.  A senior level candidate will lead the development of large complex projects with team members including software engineers, bioinformatics analysts, statisticians and scientists.

The ideal candidate for this position has BS or higher degree in computer science or bioinformatics and/or significant related job experience in the biomedical field or bioinformatics. Experience in identifying and developing software applications in the biomedical sciences and/or bioinformatics and implementing systems for analyzing large-scale scientific data e.g. Next Generation Sequencing data (NGS) is preferred. Experience with data exploration and visualization is a plus. This individual will function as part of a highly productive software team and will work closely with researchers across all three campuses to develop tools to aid them in their research.  

Requirements:  Requirements: The qualified candidate will have working knowledge of many of the following: 5-10 years of experience in software development Development environment: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows Web: Angular, Bootstrap, Flask, Grails Languages: Python, Java, Groovy, C++, JavaScript (experience with dynamic languages a plus) Database: PostgreSQL, MySQL, noSQL Testing: xUnit, Spock Tools: Git, IntelliJ IDE products (PyCharm, Idea), build tools, Atlassian Suite Capable of working in an agile development environment Excellent oral and written communication skills required Knowledge in statistics, biology, genomics are considered a plus About us: The Jackson Laboratory (JAX, www.jax.org) is a nonprofit biomedical research institute with over 2,000 employees whose mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for human disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. A National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, JAX has a mammalian genetics headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine, a facility in Sacramento, California, and a genomic medicine facility, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM), in Farmington, Connecticut. JAX-GM is transforming medicine by improving patient care, lowering costs, and increasing life span and health span. JAX-GM's research focuses on the complex genetic causes of disease and on the development of genomic solutions tailored to each person's unique genetic makeup. JAX-GM sits on a 17-acre site on the campus of the University of Connecticut Health Center. The 183,500-square-foot facility opened in the fall of 2014. Now, it houses over 300 biomedical researchers, technicians, and support staff in state-of-the-art computing facilities and laboratories. JAX-GM resides in the scenic town of Farmington, in the state's capitol region. The Hartford region, which offers some of the best public schools in the country, is made up of both bigger cities and smaller, charming historic New England towns. JAX-GM is also geographically located within 2 hours of Boston and New York and is close to multiple transportation systems, including bus lines, highways, railroads and international airports. JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia' in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine! Our Values: INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us What do we have to offer? JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program and an onsite full service cafeteria. Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX's mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health. The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws. Learn more about career opportunities at JAX: http://www.jax.org/careers. Job Location Farmington, Connecticut, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular
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