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Software Engineer II, WebApps

  • 400 Summer Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

The Software Engineer II, Computational Biology (WebApps Team) will work as part of a new product team, focused on improving blood-based cancer diagnostic capabilities in areas such as cancer detection, minimum residual disease, and other related applications. This team is comprised of talent from across the Roche ecosystem, including Roche Diagnostics, Roche Pharma and Foundation Medicine, operating as a single unit.

The Software Engineer II primarily develops web applications and rest endpoints that organize and display data from a highly concurrent, data-intensive pipeline infrastructure. This position completes design, development, unit testing, code reviews and technical documentation.

Code created in this position is to be reusable, testable, efficient, clean and well commented. This full stack engineer fully understands the web applications and services space, makes well-reasoned decisions, well-reasoned trade-offs, and is able to work in other parts of the codebase with guidance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Help define and participate in software development processes that leverages best practice and supports continuous product delivery.
  • Create custom programs and applications as designated by business need.
  • Write, test, and refactor code that is reusable, testable, efficient, well architected, and well commented.
  • Define and document architecture and formal technical specifications based upon information provided.
  • Maintain efforts for product or platform to be resilient, cloud-native, secure, and scalable.
  • Collaborate with team members to deliver complex production-ready projects.
  • Ensure code adheres to patterns and any established standards.
  • Participate in regular peer design and code reviews.
  • Conform to coding conventions and all aspects of the software development life cycle.
  • Deliver contributions in an Agile approach and leveraging Agile methodology.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • 3+ years of Software Engineering experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Java and JavaScript
  • Java Spring, Hibernate, Maven, or similar frameworks
  • React, or similar UI framework
  • AWS or similar cloud computing platform
  • Unit and Integration testing
  • Git, or another version control system
  • Relational databases, database design, object-relational mapping (ORM)
  • SQL and query tuning
  • Knowledgeable about Unix or Unix-like operating systems
  • Enterprise distributed messaging systems
  • Genomics domain experience
  • Familiarity with continuous integration, continuous deployment, and Agile concepts
  • Understanding of HIPAA, the importance of patient data privacy, and of regulated software engineering environments
  • Commitment to reflect FMI's values of passion, patients, innovation, and collaboration

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About Foundation Medicine

Foundation Medicine began with an idea—to simplify the complex nature of cancer genomics, bringing cutting-edge science and technology to everyday cancer care. Our approach generates insights that help doctors match patients to more treatment options and helps accelerate the development of new therapies. Foundation Medicine is the culmination of talented people coming together to realize an important vision, and the work we do every day impacts real lives.

Confidence, or the belief that we need to check every box before applying for a job, can sometimes hold us back from going after a role that inspires us. At Foundation Medicine there's no such thing as the 'perfect' applicant, and our company is a place where every employee can make an impact and continue to grow whatever background they may have or path they may have taken. So, as long as you meet the basic qualifications for a role, please apply if you see a position that would make you excited to come into Foundation Medicine every day and help us transform cancer care.

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