Senior Scientific Software Engineer - AI/ML Engine

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Computational Sciences Department's machine learning, artificial intelligence, and imaging team at Jackson Laboratory are looking for a Senior Scientific Software Engineer/Developer to contribute to a wide range of genomic medicine and scientific research projects to solve complex human diseases. From small single developer repositories to large multi-developer high-profile projects, you will have the opportunity to learn and expand your skills and work on ground-breaking software applications.

The ideal candidate will be a senior software developer looking to expand their learning and competence in ML and AI or an experienced ML/AL researcher looking to develop and deploy more applications to the cloud.

This role will have a high impact on big data projects supporting research at the forefront of genetics and genomics.Itis an exciting opportunity to work creatively to solve complex problems. The solutions you develop will lead to a better understanding of highly complex biological systems and support the search for cures for cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, and other genetic disorders.

Remote candidates must be willing to travel periodically to Farmington CT or Bar Harbor ME campuses.

Lead the development of AI/ML-based scientific software applications and systems to support research at The Jackson Laboratory.
Lead the development of large complex projects with team members including software engineers, bioinformatics analysts, statisticians, and scientists.
Identify and lead dataanalysisopportunities within the organization and enhance the team's expertise in managing large-scalealgorithmsboth on-premises and in the cloud.
Demonstrate knowledge of a cross-section of tools and techniques relating to support of large-scale data analysis.
Function as part of a highly productive software team and will work closely with researchers across all three campuses to develop tools to aid in their research.
Develop software in a professional way such that Jackson Laboratory can maintain, and reuse software created for internal and external users. the organization.

BS degree or higher in computer science, information science, or significant prior work experience in writing programs for scientific research
5-10 years of experience in software development is required
Experience with a variety of database management systems beyond relational databases
Experience with operational tools such as Git,Modern IDEs, and CI Tools such asBitbucket pipelines.
Experience with and capable of working in an agile development environment
Experience or knowledge with machine learningand artificial intelligenceapplications at scale
Experience with image analysis or familiarity of analysis with n(>1)D data.
Experience in identifying and developing software applications in the biomedical sciences and/or bioinformatics and implementing systems for analyzing large-scale scientific data is a plus
Knowledge of Linux and Cloud environments such as GCP and Azure are considered a plus
Knowledge in statistics, biology, and genomics are considered a plus


About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 854238

Posted On: Nov 29, 2022

Updated On: Jan 12, 2023

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