The Department of GENOME Sciences at the University of Washington has an outstanding opportunity for a Software Engineer in the Northwest Genomics Center. Core responsibilities include the following:
=> Develop software and scripts designed to analyze genetic data or facilitate genetic data production.
=> Include but not limited to development of genetic analysis algorithms, sequencing pipeline scripts, webpages, databases and other tools.
=> Interact with the management and the technical staff to gather requirements for the specific needs of the software to be designed in terms of overall function, fit with the process in the lab, and the need for reporting and analysis by managers.
=> Familiarize and understand the broad strategic objectives of the NWGC.
=> Attend GENOME Sciences and University meetings, retreats, status updates, orientations and planning days when necessary.
The successful candidate will play an important role in the design and development of research-related, custom software used in a high-throughput, second-generation DNA sequencing Laboratory. He/she must have the ability to dissect and analyze complex research questions using a multitude of programming languages that interact with existing software architecture. The person in this role must be highly organized, committed, and have the ability to work alone and in complex teams.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.