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    Opportunity: Scientific Software Engineer III -- Research Systems Group (#3628) @ Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine -- Farmington, CT (US)
    Submitted by Dawn Scott; posted on Monday, February 04, 2013


    The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT is seeking a Scientific Software Engineer to work in the Computational Sciences Research Systems (CS-RS) group. The CS-RS team focuses on development and deployment of bioinformatics systems for both research and clinical use. The Research Systems group is tasked with identifying need for different Bioinformatics Databases that integrate relevant biological data in a coherent and biologically meaningful manner. The team is also charged with technical design, architecture, visualization interfaces, and system maintenance. This position will have a focus on developing bioinformatics systems for genetics and genomics research groups at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT.

    The ideal candidate for this position will have an advanced degree in computer science or bioinformatics and/or significant related job experience; experience developing large software systems in the biomedical sciences research and clinical environments with a focus on high throughput genomics data. Experience with public domain "omics" and ontology data is a plus.


    This individual will function as part of a highly productive agile software team and partner closely with researchers across all three campuses to develop systems that support Jackson Laboratory research objectives.

    This position will require the incumbent to live and work in Connecticut. Periodic multi-day work visits to the Bar Harbor, Maine campus will be required.


    Desired Skills:
    The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, has good teamwork skills, and will work in a highly dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment. The Scientific Software Engineer III will partner with scientists, statisticians, analysts, clinicians, and other software engineers, thus a basic understanding of biomedical sciences and research data analytical concepts is a plus. Experience with CLIA certified systems is preferred.

    The Scientific Software Engineer III will work in an interactive agile application development environment. Prior experience in SCRUM with ability to estimate effort of tasks for sprint planning is highly valued.

    This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills. Technical skill should include a working knowledge with several of the following: Java, JSF, J2EE, C/C++, Python, Linux, JavaScript, shell scripting, AJAX and Web Application development, RDBMS systems, SQL, and LDAP.

    Desired Experience:
    The ideal candidate will possess an advanced degree in computer science or bioinformatics and/or significant related work experience in the biomedical field and bioinformatics.


    All interested candidates may submit applications online to job requisition #3628 at Applications should submit a Cover Letter and CV.


    When candidates are otherwise equally qualified, JAX will give preference to the Connecticut resident. The Jackson Laboratory is an EOE/AA employer.

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