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Software Engineer I

  • Seaport Blvd., Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

This Software Engineer I is part of the Web Applications sub-team in the Computational Biology, Engineering group. This team is responsible for developing human interfaces and machine integrations for our genomic profile results. We build web applications that enable global production operations on cloud deployed systems. Responsibilities include web development, security, application packaging and deployment, scalable REST services, messaging, database model for computational biology, search, and case/order automation. This position completes development, unit testing, code reviews, and technical documentation, as well as ownership of code beyond deployment. The code developed for this role is to be reusable, testable, efficient, clean, and well commented.

Key Responsibilities

• Help define and participate in software development processes that leverage 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 or 4 years of professional information technology experience in lieu of a degree

• 1+ year(s) of software engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications

• 2+ years of professional programming experience

• Proficiency in Java & JavaScript

• Familiarity with Spring and Maven

• Experience with the following a plus:

  • SQL and relational database design
  • Object-relational mapping (ORM)
  • React, Redux, Node.js
  • Web services

• Understanding of HIPAA and importance of privacy of patient data

• Commitment to FMI values: patients, innovation, collaboration, and passion

 

Please be aware that Foundation Medicine mandates COVID-19 vaccination of all employees regardless of work location. Accommodations may be made in accordance with applicable law.

 

About the Company

Foundation Medicine, Inc. (FMI) 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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