Location: San Francisco or Menlo Park
The successful candidate can choose to be based in our Menlo Park headquarters or our San Francisco office (with travel to Menlo Park)
Are you bored with simply contributing to yet another social networking site or fixing bugs in some large company’s search engine? Do you want to be part of a company creating cutting edge technology that is uncovering the mysteries of life itself? Pacific Biosciences is seeking a talented software engineer to write the RESTful web services supporting their SMRT (Single-Molecule Real-Time) sequence analysis software suite. The candidate will develop robust, elegant and efficient software components and APIs to rapidly develop a diversity of scientific software solutions.
• Design and implement foundational software layers including RESTful web-services implemented in Scala and akka for managing sequencing data, designing and executing scientific analyses, user authentication and more.
• Engage in an unusually multi-disciplinary organization of software and hardware engineers, bioinformaticians, chemists, and molecular biologists developing state-of-the-art, single-molecule, genomic analysis systems.
• Write design and functional specifications for peer review; adhere to software development standards for coding and unit/functional test coverage.