Software Developer

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This role is an essential part of our informatics team and will help our team of researchers develop a pipeline of products to support the agricultural community.


  • Independently design and develop data, software, or technology solutions to answer scientific or business questions
  • Demonstrate proficiency across a range of technologies related to programming languages, data integration, data warehousing, and data visualization and analytics
  • Collaborate with local informatics and research scientists to identify and understand their analytical and informatics needs and translate these into solutions
  • Implement informatics solutions in the biological science domain in a variety of programming languages and environments.
  • Develop solutions in an iterative and interactive development model while working directly with end users
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues in varied scientific and technical roles
  • Be equally comfortable working independently and within a team depending on project needs
  • Stay abreast of developing technologies, development tools, practices, methods and libraries
  • Present projects and systems in front of both scientific and technical audiences

Required skills, experience:

  • BS or MS in computer science, software engineering or related STEM discipline with 5+ years professional programming experience
  • Full stack experience with Python, Ruby or Go
  • Relational database experience (SQL) including schema design
  • Test-driven development, continuous integration, deployment and automation
  • Experience with cloud computing (Amazon AWS, Google GCP)
  • A background or experience in the biological sciences, agriculture, biomedical engineering or bioinformatics (education or experience) is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to independently plan, design, execute and maintain software solutions.
  • Ability to multitask and work within timelines.
  • Strong writing skills and excellent verbal communication skills.

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