Philips Software Engineer for Genomic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Your challenge

Bring your knowledge and experience in Software Science/Engineering as well as your passion for changing lives to develop cutting edge solutions in support of healthcare on a global level.

Your responsibilities

We are seeking an individual to join our Clinical Bioinformatics Team. Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Work in a multidisciplinary environment of computer engineers, scientists, bioinformaticians, and clinicians to develop clinically relevant applications of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) in Infectious Diseases.

  • Support researchers in our team by applying your skills in software engineering best practices to assure architectural consistency, scalability, efficiency, etc.

  • Create tools to automate work where appropriate using techniques including continuous integration (CI) and test automation.

  • Provide support in build, configuration management, deployment of algorithms and workflows developed by the team.

  • Establish custom workflows/pipelines for automated analysis of NGS data and visualization of results.

  • Apply your skills in rapid prototyping to participate in proof of concept projects.

Your team

Our research and business provides unique opportunities to develop cutting edge clinical solutions and deliver meaningful solutions in the healthcare space.

We are looking for

  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science

  • Expert level knowledge in one or more of the following programming languages is required: Python, Java, Perl, R, C#, C++ Knowledge of Open Source technologies and tools

  • Knowledge in developing multi-tiered software solutions

  • Knowledge in workflows enabling technologies and rules engines (e.g. JBoss, Iron.IO, Windows Azure)

  • Knowledge of Bioinformatics and/or NGS are a very strong plus

  • Knowledge of agile and related methodologies is required.

  • Working knowledge of Scrum, SAFeĀ® (Scaled Agile Framework), TDD (Test Driven Development) is preferred.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.