SENIOR/ ASSOCIATE STAFF SOFTWARE ENGINEER | GenomeWeb

SENIOR/ ASSOCIATE STAFF SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Organization
QIAGEN
Job Location
REDWOOD CITY, CA
Job Description
  • Design and develop cutting edge web applications and user interfaces
  • Design and develop high performance components/sub-systems for highly scalable service oriented NGS software
  • Assist in defining the appropriate data models, transformation technologies, and indexing/search algorithms for large-scale genomics data
  • Use best practices and architectural rigor during the software design process, providing input on alternative strategies and solutions
  • Write well-documented, extensible software code that is easy to maintain, and that adheres to generally accept programming standards and OOP practices
  • Own the overall quality of your code including unit testing, functional testing and performance
  • Produce and maintain technical designs and documentation relevant to assigned software development tasks

     

In turn you can expect a high-profile position in a great team with many challenges and rewards!

Requirements
  • 5+ years of developing web applications 
  • Highly proficient in JAVA and strong understanding of multi-threaded programming
  • Excellent grasp of OOP concepts and design patterns
  • Experience analyzing and defining requirements, and translating them into technical specifications and architecture
  • Excellent knowledge of SaaS, SOA, OOP, Unix and Java development in a cross platform environment
  • Experience with Web Services (such as Spring and RESTful)
  • Excellent knowledge of Continuous Development, Integration, and Deployment
  • Knowledge of scalability/performance issues and optimization techniques
  • Experience with source control and issue tracking systems as well as debugging tools
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and object-oriented programming skills
  • Technically sound in software development activities and life cycles
  • Experience developing highly scalable, distributed backend services for web applications
  • Knowledge of DBMS and database architecture and normalization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, teamwork, and time management abilities 
About Our Organization

QIAGEN is the leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions to transform biological materials into valuable molecular insights.

QIAGEN sample technologies isolate and process DNA, RNA and proteins from blood, tissue and other materials. Assay technologies make these biomolecules visible and ready for analysis. Bioinformatics software and knowledge bases interpret data to report relevant, actionable insights. Automation solutions tie these together in seamless and cost-effective molecular testing workflows.

QIAGEN provides these workflows to more than 500,000 customers around the world in Molecular Diagnostics (human healthcare), Applied Testing (forensics, veterinary testing and food safety), Pharma (pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies) and Academia (life sciences research).

As of June 30, 2015, QIAGEN employed approximately 4,400 people in over 35 locations worldwide. Further information can be found at http://www.qiagen.com.

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