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Computational Biology - Software Engineer at Synthego
Redwood City, CA, US
Synthego is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Computational Biology team to help create a suite of tools that turn biology into an information science. Synthego’s Computational Biology teams sits in the nexus between Bioinformatics, Production, Research Biology, and Production Software teams. We deliver scalable, robust, software tools that support our factory, scientists, and products.
What You’ll Do
-Deliver production ready computational biology software tools.
-Act as the interface with interdisciplinary teams as the expert on computational biology tools available both inside and outside Synthego.
-Use your expertise in computational biology methods and tools to offer solutions to our customer's problems.
-Contribute to cross-functional teams and work directly with scientists and engineers to understand their needs, synthesize requirements, and implement the solutions.
-Troubleshoot problems, address issues, and answer questions from internal users, collaborators, and customers
About You
-At least 3 years experience working as a Computational Biologist
-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computational Biology, or equivalent fields.
-Excellent in Python with at least 4 years experience.
-Strong understanding of existing computational biology tools (Bowtie, Blast and Primer3, etc)
-Experience with genome databases (UCSC, RefSeq, dbSNP, etc)
-Strong ideas about how the above tools could be better.
-Familiarity with web development frameworks (e.g. Django)
-Strong desire to work in a fast-paced, collaborative start-up environment
Nice to Haves
-Experience with current JavaScript frameworks (React)
-Previous experience in the Biotech or Factory Systems domain
-Experience building and deploying cloud based applications
-Experience working with microservices
-Experience with C/C++ 
Synthego’s vision is to turn biology into an information science, with the ultimate goal of dramatically extending the healthy human lifespan.
Synthego builds advanced bioinformatics and automated hardware platforms to create next-generation molecular biology tools, starting with full-stack genome engineering.
These world-class tools accelerate basic scientific discovery, critical disease cures and novel synthetic biology applications to improve and prolong life.