Software Engineer

Intellia Therapeutics
Job Location
Cambridge, MA 01826
Job Description

Intellia Therapeutics is seeking an experienced software engineer to support the development of CRISPR/Cas9 based therapeutics. You will work to develop a web based platform to expose the results of next-generation sequencing pipelines and R/python based tools for experimental design. This role will require blending experiences in cloud computing, software architecture, database design and maintenance, programming, and software deployment as well as interfacing with computational biologists and biologists to successfully build software which will be critical to developing CRISPR/Cas9 therapeutics.



  • Lead the development of a web based software platform to expose analyses and tools

  • Work closely with the bioinformatics team to implement and deploy work flows and pipelines for handling NGS data

  • Work with scientists to develop and maintain software tools to meet their needs, as required

  • Implement, support, and optimize database solutions

  • Support screening and sequencing through the development of tools to automate processes and work flows, store data, and track samples (LIMS experience preferred)



  • Demonstrated experience designing, coding, and deploying software

  • Previous experience in the life sciences, working with biological data is preferred

  • Demonstrated full stack web development experience, preferably using the cloud



  • BS or MS in bioinformatics, computer science, or engineering with 4+ years of experience

How to Apply
About Our Organization

The development of CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing technology opens a new frontier in biomedical research and clinical intervention. Adapted from a natural cellular process, CRISPR/Cas9 permits the editing of any gene in any organism with unprecedented simplicity and flexibility. Intellia was founded in 2014 by Caribou Biosciences and Atlas Venture, along with a consortium of leading scientists who have helped define the space. Intellia Therapeutics holds exclusive access to a broad intellectual property portfolio covering the application of CRISPR/Cas9 technology for human therapeutic use.


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