Senior Software Development Engineer (Senior Data Services Engineer)

Added: 19/02/2021

REF: 7436

Contract: Permanent

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

The Senior Software Development Engineer will:

  • Administration and troubleshooting of on-prem virtualization (VMWare) and cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Salesforce)
  • Development and maintenance of scripts (Python, Bash, Ansible) necessary to support APIs and data warehousing
  • Developing software solutions to meet Institute missions across genomic research, medicine, education and economic development
  • Creating and implementing the source code for new applications.
  • Testing and debugging source code.
  • Evaluating existing applications and performing updates and modifications.
  • Configuration and maintenance of data governance platforms including Apache Atlas.
  • Daily review of Windows and Linux system log files and backup reports. 
  • Installation, administration, and troubleshooting of physical and virtual Linux and Windows systems
  • Cyber security remediation (patching and tuning) of Linux and Windows systems
  • Maintenance and creation of system monitoring and logging integrations (Prometheus, ELK)
  • Administration of backup schedules and execution of restores
  • Domain administration including access management (i.e. Active Directory, Okta) of user and system accounts         
  • Creation and maintenance of system and procedural documentation

Profile we are seeking:

  • Bachelor’s? degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent professional experience,
  • 5 years’ experience in the software engineering field,
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing Service-Oriented Architectures, Microservices, and APIs,
  • Experience with distributed Data Warehouses ,
  • Expert knowledge in Java (Spring, Hibernate) and/or Python,
  • Knowledge of Big data platforms (Spark...), stream processing and functional programming,
  • Excellent knowledge of modern scalable database technologies and SQL,
  • Demonstrated ability to work on large datasets and scaling problems, performance tuning,
  • Excellent knowledge of software engineering best practices (Agile, Continuous Value Delivery, CI/CD, DevOps, NoOps, PaaS, IaaS, LEAN software, Service Oriented Architecture, Cloud architecture),
  • Excellent knowledge of cloud architecture, IoT, microservices, SaaS,
  • Good knowledge of GraphQL,
  • Interest in Graph-oriented technologies, semantic technologies,
  • Experience in digital healthcare or genomics is a plus,
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Excellent level of English.


  • A competitive compensation package
  • A flexible and friendly working environment with a collaborative atmosphere
  • Fantastic office locations in Switzerland, France, and USA
  • An exciting company mission that brings together science and technology to directly impact the lives of patients with life threatening illness.
  • A fast-growing company with plenty of opportunity for personal growth and development
  • A hard technical challenge to solve with exciting modern technology - cloud computing, Big Data, DevOps, machine learning

Start: ASAP (or as agreed)

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