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Software Engineer III

  • Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full Time

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.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 4+ years of software engineering experience in lieu of a degree, AND
  • 3+ years of professional programming experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional programming experience
  • Proficiency in Java
  • Comfortable in Python or JavaScript
  • Familiarity with Spring and Maven
  • Experience with:
    • SQL and relational database design
    • Object-relational mapping (ORM)
    • React JS
    • Web services
    • Git or similar version control system
  • Genomics domain experience
  • Understanding of Unix or Unix-like operating systems
  • Familiarity with continuous integration, continuous deployment, and Agile concepts
  • Demonstrated history of test development
  • Understanding of HIPAA, patient data privacy, and regulated software engineering
  • Commitment to reflect FMI’s values: passion, patients, innovation, and collaboration

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