Developer / Analyst

The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Job Location
Ten Discovery Drive
Farmington, CT 06032
  • Contribute to cutting edge research and technology in a non-profit organization with a rewarding humanitarian mission
  • Enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Work with the best technical and scientific staff in the field
  • Be part of an active, diverse community with an active health and wellness program, including an onsite fitness facility


Job Description

Are you familiar with the processes and procedures of a scientific laboratory? Do you have solid experience with application software development? How would you like to work on development of laboratory technology solutions in an organization working to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health?

If so, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine has a great opportunity for you in Farmington Connecticut. We are seeking a Developer/Analyst with solid experience in application software development and business analysis. The ideal candidate will also have a background in Laboratory Information Management Systems, Electronic Laboratory Notebook and other technical solutions necessary to move our research efforts forward.

Successful candidates will be part of a team of researchers and computational scientists that support multiple primary investigators and their teams achieve results.


  • Lead functional and technical requirements development
  • Assess and validate solution options against requirements
  • Participate in design, configuration and customization of solutions
  • Author As Is and To Be workflows, requirements, use cases, and other relevant documentation
  • Lead design efforts and code development
  • Develop code based on coding standards and requirements
  • Perform Unit Testing on developed code
  • Perform regular code reviews
  • Write and refactor code for reuse, efficiency, and extensibility
  • Author application and system design documents, document implementation and operation processes
  • Develop a high proficiency in commercial enterprise LIMS software systems



  • A bachelor's degree (or greater) in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the documentation and analysis of functional requirements, in the analysis, development and documentation of business processes and in researching solutions for applications of medium to major complexity and cross-functional in scope
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in object-oriented, n-tier application, and Web Services software development, including .NET, C# and related technologies, SQL, Jscript, VB Script, Visual Studio, and industry standard design patterns
  • Expertise with relational database design and programming (Oracle, SqlServer, MySQL)
  • Experience with SDLC, multiple environment release management, and Team Foundation Server
  • Experience in a team environment using source control and document versioning
  • Ability to work closely with laboratory users to advise/recommend functional optimizations and solutions
  • Able to cope with many different projects and initiatives simultaneously, and to deliver under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to lead design sessions with decision makers, system owners and end users under minimal supervision and guidance, and document business process requirements gathered during each session
  • Proficiency in system engineering processes; business process, requirements, analysis and related modeling tools, standards and assigned application domain areas
  • Ability to write and maintain effective technical and program documentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (both technical and functional)



How to Apply

Please forward your resume to, requisition #4833.

About Our Organization

The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution based in Bar Harbor, Maine, with a facility in Sacramento, Calif., and a new genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Conn. We employ more than 200 Ph.D. scientists and a total of more than 1,400 employees. In 2011 and 2012, researchers voted The Jackson Laboratory among the world’s top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in a poll conducted by The Scientist, a magazine for people working in the life sciences. The Laboratory draws on an 83-year reputation for excellence in mammalian genetics, built on the groundbreaking discoveries of its own researchers and on the development and global distribution of the most diverse collection of genetically unique mouse strains in the world. The Jackson Laboratory is a National Cancer Institute – designated cancer center. Our research covers a broad range of genetic disorders, including cancer, diabetes, neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders, autoimmune disorders, and conditions related to reproduction, development and aging. The Laboratory’s mission is to discover the genetic basis for preventing, treating and curing disease, and to enable research and education for the global biomedical community.

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