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Senior Backend Developer (IL)

Rehovot, Israel
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Job Purpose

We are looking for an excellent Senior Backend Developer for a multidisciplinary team of software and algorithm developers focused on developing cutting-edge technologies for accurate, novel, and scalable genomic analyses. Join us and face the challenges of developing NRGene’s core bioinformatic infrastructure and products. Collaborate closely with our computational biology researchers’ team, most of whom have extensive domain knowledge (PhD’s), and bring their innovative ideas to life, at scale. Join our engineering culture, learn and contribute to others.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop NRGene’s core bioinformatic infrastructure and product.
  • Collaborate closely with other team members of the R&D – be it computational-biology researchers or software-engineers – and help bring innovative ideas to life, at scale.
  • Help us solve challenging big-data problems building predictive models at scale, to help feed the world.
Education and Experience
  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science / Electrical Engineering / Mathematics – a must.
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience in software development.
  • Fluency in Java, Scala and Python.
  • Knowledge in graph theory – an advantage.
  • Experience with machine learning and statistical methods – an advantage
  • Solid understanding of OOP fundamentals, functional programming paradigms, principles of clean-code, and general craftsmanship in developing software.
  • Thorough understanding of testing methodologies and tools.
  • Experience solving issues of scalability and performance.
  • Experience with distributed computation (Apache Spark or other) – an advantage.
  • Solid understanding of the runtime environments we use – the JVM and Linux.
  • Experience with modern development tooling: git, Ansible, Terraform, monitoring and visualization, cloud computing services, basic networking, CI/CD pipelines, Docker containers, and orchestrators.
  • Experience working both in legacy and in greenfield projects.
  • Some background in biology – an advantage.
Skills
  • Creative and Independent thinker.
  • Enthusiasm for solving challenging problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and verbal communications.
  • Fluent English.

Location: Israel (Rehovot)

Travel Time: 10%

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