QA Web Developer, Bioinformatics

GeneDx, Inc
Job Location
Gaithersburg, MD


Job Description

Position: QA Web Developer

Category: Bioinformatics

Location: Gaithersburg, MD


This developer will help plan, build, test and maintain a variety of database-driven web applications. The candidate must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and within a small team.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing projects through all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle. Time will be split between developing new features, performing QA, managing source control and releases for various applications written in PHP and Ruby on Rails. This developer will need to be able to learn the current systems and the current laboratory workflows so that he or she can develop and test new features for the systems effectively

Responsibilities include:
• Working with Scientists, analysts, and lab personnel to develop requirements and scope.
• Design and maintenance of normalized databases
• Developing web applications using modern web technologies and best practices.
• Working with and writing new automated tests
• Managing source control branches & releases
• Writing Documentation for requirements, validation & releases


• Proficiency with full-stack web development using PHP or Ruby on Rails
• Proficiency hand coding standards compliant XHTML& CSS
• Proficiency with JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX
• Proficiencywith MySQL or PostgreSQL and writing SQL queries by hand
• Experience with Automated Testing Software (Selenium, Rspec, Capybara,etc)
• Experience with Version Control (Git, SVN, etc)
• Familiarity with Linux &basic shell commands
• Excellent communication skills and attention to detail

Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter along with your salary requirements by e-mail to, or fax to 301-947-4251.

How to Apply

Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter along with your salary requirements by e-mail to, or fax to 301-947-4251.

About Our Organization

GeneDx is rapidly growing CLIA-Certified diagnostic genetics laboratory. We provide cutting edge technologies for genetic molecular diagnostics and offer vital, new-platform products in the critical area of molecular diagnostics. We specialize in genetic testing for rare hereditary disorders, but also test for common disorders. Our primary mission is to make clinical testing available to people with rare genetic conditions and their families.

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