Sr. Software Engineer (Base-calling)

Complete Genomics, Inc.
Job Location: 
Mountain View
Job Description: 

Algorithm design and prototyping in support of next-generation DNA sequencing system, with an emphasis on basecalling algorithms and software. Design and implement algorithms to validate system correctness, detect failures and measure overall confidence in sequencing results.

Collaboration with bioinformatics, molecular biology and other teams to refine overall basecalling approach.
Rapid prototyping of algorithms and tools


-7+ years’ experience developing bioinformatics algorithms, software and systems.
-Very strong software development skills.
-Expert in C++ software development on Linux, C# and Windows a plus.
-Strong domain knowledge in areas of general bioinformatics theory and practice.
-Direct and specific experience with genome sequencing and analysis.
-Strong interdisciplinary skills in computer science, statistics, and molecular biology.
-MS in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or equivalent (PhD a plus).
-Good fit to culture of leading-edge fast-paced innovation.
-Good collaboration & communication skills, ability to participate in interdisciplinary team.

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About Our Organization: 

Complete Genomics is a leader in accurate whole human genomic sequencing based in Mountain View, California. Our vision is to provide clinicians the genetic information needed to improve human health through prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of genetic diseases. Complete Genomics is focused on building a new generation of high-throughput sequencing technology and developing new and exciting research, clinical and consumer applications.

In March 2013, Complete Genomics was acquired by BGI-Shenzhen, the world’s largest genomics services company that provides comprehensive sequencing and bioinformatics services for commercial science, medical, agricultural and environmental applications. BGI is recognized globally as an innovator for conducting collaborative projects globally with leading research institutions.