Backend Developer

Seeking experienced software developers to work on the foundation for our digital platform for genomic analysis.

Are you interested in working in an international, creative and innovative environment? Assisting in establishing a global platform for genomic big data, for improving health and wellness around the world?

WuXi NextCODE  is looking for experienced software developers to work on the foundation for our digital platform for genomic analysis.  This includes our relational database for genomic data, GORdb, which represents the state-of-the-art for analysing large volumes of genomic data, running on hundreds of compute nodes with elastic scalability.

Key qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Java, JVM or the Scala programming language.
  • Rich experience in working with SQL and a solid understanding of data structures.
  • Knowledge of big-data architectures such as Hadoop and Spark
  • Working knowledge of cloud systems and load-distribution systems such as Slurm, SGE or Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with agile development processes, issue tracking systems and version controls.

Experience with the following will put you at the top of our list:

  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Hadoop
  • Spark

EEO Policy Statement: It is the policy of WuXi NextCODE to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, WuXi NextCODE will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Improving Lives Through Genomics

WuXi NextCODE is a genomic information company using sequence data to improve health for people around the world.

With offices in Shanghai, China, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Reykjavik, Iceland, we offer unique and comprehensive capabilities for generating, organizing, mining, sharing and applying genomic data. This platform enables our partners to correlate genome and phenotype data at scale and speed, in population genomics projects, clinical diagnostics and applications, as well as scientific wellness – all with the aim of delivering better health for patients. We are using it to advance our own growing range of sequence-based diagnostics and wellness products in China.

Employee Benefits include:

-Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

-Life / Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

-Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

-Pet Insurance, Legal Insurance

-Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

-Generous 401(k) Matching Program

-Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

-Commuter Reimbursement Program

-Employee Referral Bonus Program

-Tuition Reimbursement Program

-Cell Phone Usage Reimbursement

-Reservable Bicycles