Senior Software Development Engineer

Beijing Genomics Institute
Job Location
Shenzhen China
Job Description

Reports to: Project Director Business Unit: BGI Research Department: R&D Department Location: Shenzhen, China Summary: BGI is seeking a Senior Software Development Engineer with more than 3-year experience in software development in the medical device field or related area. The engineer must have a strong interest in software developing and optimizing, coding and image algorithm processing. The engineer should be able to lead a technical team to complete the software deliverables on te equipment with hardware development team. This role is based in Shenzhen, China, with the opportunity to travel. BGI provides career opportunities for advancement and rotations to other jobs within the business unit and to other BGI subsidiaries and locations. BGI will work with candidates on work authorization (or work permits) for Shenzhen, China, if the candidate does not already have work authorization for Shenzhen. Responsibilities: 1. Engage in software development work for medical devices. 2. Participate in core module development from architectural design, coding, and quality assurance. 3. Improve the software function of existing products and enhance their operational performance.


1. Master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, mathematics or related areas. 2. Have more than 3-year software development experience. Skilled in at least one of following languages: C, C++ or JAVA. Be familiar with the software development process and software management methods. 3. Have strong analytical, organizing, and communicational skills. Demonstrate good teamwork and ability to learn. Have strong interest in biology and its related industry. 4. Preferred to have working experience in research institutions. 5. Excellent in English, preferred to speak fluent Mandarin.

How to Apply

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About Our Organization

BGI, founded in 1999 with the vision of using genomics to benefit the human race, is now the world’s largest genomics organization. In 2007, BGI’s headquarters was relocated to Shenzhen as the first citizen-managed, non-profit research institution in China. BGI (which includes both private non-profit research institutes and sequencing application commercial units) and its affiliated offshoots, BGI Americas and BGI Europe, have established partnerships and collaborations with leading academic and government research institutions as well as global biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, to support a variety of healthcare, agricultural, environmental and related applications. After 14 years of development, BGI has evolved into a very broad scientific and technological organization, giving its academic and business scope global reach. Currently, BGI comprises of 4 regions: BGI China (Mainland), BGI Asia Pacific, BGI Americas (North and South America) and BGI Europe (Europe and Africa). Relying on advanced high-throughput sequencing technology, a highly efficient data analysis capability, uniquely rich biological resources, and a multidisciplinary scientific research system, BGI can provide innovative support for global communities, novel opportunities for researchers, and a regionally tailored application services in the fields of healthcare, agriculture and the environment.

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