Bioinformatics Software Engineer

  • Job Reference: 425089079-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Ambry Genetics
  • Location: Aliso Viejo, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Overview:
Ambry Genetics is seeking an experienced Bioinformatics Software Engineer (BSE) to work closely with our biologists, bioinformaticians, and software engineers to maintain clinical information applications that run on-premises as well as the cloud. The BSE will be responsible for developing, monitoring, maintaining, and documenting software solutions to support the analysis of clinical samples. The Bioinformatics Software Engineer will define how a system or software application can support business activities, workflows, and processes for the development of innovative software products in clinical genetics. Utilizing SCRUM and AGILE methodologies, the BSE will oversee a software solution through the entire SDLC, from discovery, design, development, and validation. The role is an exciting opportunity to implement software solutions that will not only improve clinical agility but also allow the company to provide crucial insight to patients and physicians needed for prevention and life-saving treatment.

  1. Work with Bioinformatics Software Manager to develop solutions that align with defined business logic, goals and objectives, and determine the technical and operational feasibility and prepare functional requirements.
  2. Ensure requirements are understood and approved by stakeholders and work with stakeholders to develop test plans.
  3. Become technical subject matter expert for one or multiple internal applications.
  4. Monitor, maintain, and triage issues with existing software solutions.

  • BA or BS degree in computer science, software engineering or related discipline plus at least 2 years of industrial experience
  • Ability to participate in code reviews to detect bugs, analyze coding style, and to suggest best practices
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Understanding of manual testing of web-based applications
  • Experience working in the SDLC
  • Familiarity with AGILE and SCRUM methodologies
  • Familiarity with relational databases (example: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server)
  • Understand the consumption and production of web services (example: REST, SOAP, AMQP)
  • Working knowledge of code repository best practices and distributed version control (example: git/Subversion)
  • 2 + years of professional IT experience
  • Full stack development experience preferred
  • Experience with using the Symfony framework preferred
About Us
Ambry Genetics Corporation is a CAP-accredited and CLIA-licensed molecular genetics laboratory based in Aliso Viejo, California. We are a genetics-based healthcare company that is dedicated to open scientific exchange so we can work together to understand and treat all human disease faster.
At Ambry, everyone is welcome. A career at Ambry Genetics is a chance to be part of a dynamic company that aims to improve health by understanding the relationships between genetics and human disease. We earned our reputation as industry leaders by responsibly introducing cutting-edge genetic testing solutions and continually sharing what we learn with the global scientific community.
At Ambry you will be learning, challenging yourself, and having fun while collaborating with teammates through the open exchange of ideas. Our outstanding benefits program includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, FSA, and generous paid time off (PTO) program. Ambry Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and we maintain a drug-free work environment.
Ambry Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race (and traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.
Ambry does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters, third party recruiting agencies, outside recruiters or firms without an executed contract in place. We are not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited or are received by Ambry. Such resumes will be deemed the sole property of Ambry and will be processed accordingly.