Do you want to use your software engineering talent to solve problems of real scientific and medical importance? Do you have a desire to be part of a company creating cutting edge technology that is uncovering the mysteries of life itself? In other words, do you want to work somewhere other than a search or social networking company on something pretty cool? Pacific Biosciences is seeking a talented DevOps and Test engineer to build automated software build and deployment systems. The candidate will also write automated test systems to test sophisticated numerical algorithms, infrastructure code, including well designed APIs and manage heterogeneous computing hardware systems in support of our development teams. PacBio is not an ordinary company; we are developing complex instruments that produce SMRT (Single Molecule, Real Time) sequencing data, which addresses a myriad of diverse scientific application areas in the Life Sciences arena. The candidate will develop robust, reliable and performant software infrastructure components, documentation and tests that enable our team to rapidly create a diversity of software solutions.
• Work in an exciting multi-disciplinary organization of software and hardware engineers, bioinformaticians, chemists, and molecular biologists developing state-of-the-art, single-molecule, genomic analysis systems.
• Create, maintain and troubleshoot automated build and deployment systems for distributing our software packages to our instruments and customer computing systems worldwide.
• Design and write automated functional and unit tests and support developers to troubleshoot system issues or assist in system-level integration.
• Write design and functional specifications as well as test plans for peer review; maintain software development practices adhering to company standards for coding and unit/functional test coverage.