St. Jude is anticipating the need for several Associate Software Engineers. The department of Computational Biology is seeking highly motivated and creative Associate Software Engineers to develop software used in big data bioinformatics analysis as part of a team of scientists and engineers at the forefront of genomic research into catastrophic childhood diseases. Positions are available in the following focus areas:
All positions listed will require working within a team of software developers to develop software, write and maintain documentation relevant to the position’s scope of work, write and maintain unit tests for software, and assist in preparing and submitting manuscripts. When applying, please include areas of specific interest in cover letter and a portfolio of any school projects or work samples you can provide in your resume. You can upload your cover letter with your resume as the first page of your resume.
Recognized as a world leader in mapping the genetic landscape of pediatric cancers, the St. Jude department of Computational Biology has developed state-of-art computational infrastructure, well-established analytical pipelines, and deep genomic analysis expertise with a track record of high-impact publications in top-tier biomedical journals such as Nature, NEJM, JAMA, Nature Genetics, and Nature Methods. The department provides a highly interactive environment with collaborative opportunities across basic and clinical departments, access to high performance computing clusters, cloud computing environment, innovative visualization tools, highly automated analytical pipelines and mentorship from faculty scientists with deep experience in data analysis, data management, and delivery of high-quality results for highly competitive projects. This position is located in Memphis, TN, and relocation assistance is available
Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, physical science, or related field required.
Master's degree is preferred.
Please make sure to list experience in any of the following below on your cover letter and resume.
Linux experience is required.
Database development and SQL experience is preferred.
Familiarity with statistical analysis methods and languages such as R is preferred.
Experience in a research or academic setting preferred.
Experience in on or more of the following is strongly preferred Ruby on Rails, PHP Laravel, React.js, Node.js, Vue.js, GIT, Bash, Angular, Perl, C++, Python, and Docker.
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