Job openings at Gramene - Computational Science Developer

The Ware Lab at the world-renowned Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory focuses on building extensive software infrastructure to enable research on genome organization and evolution in plants.

We are seeking a innovative software engineer who is passionate about code and science. You will become an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team focused on everything from scalable data analysis to dynamic biological data visualizations.

We work in a collaborative environment made up of enthusiastic scientists and software engineers engaged in large-scale, open-science, systems-biology projects such as Gramene, KBase, and Cyverse, as well as more focused, experimentally validated research studies. The lab is funded by grants from a number of sources, including the National Science Foundation, the US Department of Energy, and the US Department of Agriculture.

Specific Responsibilities:

Your job duties will include building web-based data visualizations and dynamic interfaces for public project portals using a cutting-edge technology stack. You will design, develop, and maintain web and back-end applications for interfacing with public APIs, a variety of database systems, and large data sets. You will demonstrate the design and product of your work in internal meetings and at academic conferences in US and abroad. You will lead technical discussions and actively participate in code reviews and peer mentoring. As a candidate for this position, you are technically flexible and comfortable with rapid prototyping and frequent interaction with individuals at varying levels of technical expertise. You have a demonstrated passion for writing quality open-source software. You release your code early and often. You love test-driven development. You have excellent communication skills and can translate scientific challenges into practical software solutions. You seek knowledge and intellectual growth.

Apply soon in our CSHL job openings pages:

Computational Science Developer II

Computational Science Developer III