Senior Software Engineer

Job Location
Cambridge, MA
Job Description


We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Senior Python Engineer to architect and build a high-bandwidth pipeline for biomedical data. The candidate will be responsible for operational performance, data integrity, and developing a suitable control dashboard. The pipeline creates tens of terabytes per tissue sample, in the form of images and genetic sequence data, and makes it available to world-class researchers. Processing will involve image filtering, machine vision, machine learning, sequencing, bioinformatics, creation of 3D spatial data, and database storage. 


Working closely with other talented software engineers and biomedical researchers, largely PhDs and engineers with deep industry experience, you will be part of a new team responsible for architecting and delivering a completely new kind of spatial genetic sequencing tool. This is a ground-floor opportunity to join a startup on a mission that promises to enable breakthroughs on the cutting edge of genetics and medicine.



  • At least a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or relevant field;
  • Minimum 4 years experience as a developer;
  • Demonstrated exceptional coding ability in Python and at least one other language;
  • Experience with workflows, distributed systems, and message queues;
  • Experience with git, build system, and testing tools;
  • Good communication and collaboration skills.

Nice to have

  • Server side databases interface development with PostgresSQL, Oracle, MongoDB, or others;
  • Client side development with CSS, HTML5, JavaScript, Atom, D3.js a plus;
  • Proficiency with concurrent systems, parallel processing, and multi-threading in Python;
  • Experience with data acquisition from experimental electro-mechanical systems, medical devices, human interface design, quality systems, and/or testing are desirable;
  • Experience with Amazon AWS and Docker;
  • Experience with GIS (especially 3D) systems, such as the PostGIS extender for Postgres;
  • Experience with machine vision or machine learning on image feature recognition;
  • Experience with bioinformatics and work with genetics datasets.
About Our Organization

ReadCoor is leading the next generation of omics by delivering the first panomic spatial sequencing platform to the global audience of researchers, clinicians, pharma and diagnostics companies, and ultimately patients. It is accomplishing this with Fluorescent In-situ Sequencing (FISSEQ), a fundamental new technology, which simultaneously integrates high-throughput sequencing and three-dimensional morphometric analysis. This uniquely powerful platform will revolutionize the next phase in understanding the panomic landscape and introduce vast new opportunities for important and meaningful clinical insight.

EEO Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Readcoor, Inc. is committed to building a culturally diverse team and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.

All applicants should be legally entitled to work for any employer in the US.

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