Aug 09, 2018

Backend Developer

  • WuXi NextCODE
  • Katrínartún, Reykjavík, Iceland
Full time Software Development

Job Description

Are you interested in working in an international, creative and innovative environment? Assisting in establishing a global platform for genomic big data, for improving health and wellness around the world?

WuXi NextCODE is looking for experienced software developers to work on the foundation for our digital platform for genomic analysis.  This includes our relational database for genomic data, GORdb, which represents the state-of-the-art for analyzing large volumes of genomic data, running on hundreds of compute nodes with elastic scalability.

Key qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Java, JVM or the Scala programming language.
  • Rich experience in working with SQL and a solid understanding of data structures.
  • Knowledge of big-data architectures such as Hadoop and Spark
  • Working knowledge of cloud systems and load-distribution systems such as Slurm, SGE or Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with agile development processes, issue tracking systems and version controls.

Experience with the following will put you at the top of our list:

  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Hadoop
  • Spark

WuXi NextCODE is a genomic information company with offices in Shanghai, Cambridge, MA; and Reykjavik, Iceland. We offer unique and comprehensive capabilities for generating, organizing, mining, sharing and applying genomic data, serving customers of a broad spectrum; including clinicians, pharmaceutical companies, researchers and consumers who want to be more pro-active about their health management.

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