Senior/Lead Scientific Software Programmer at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in San Diego, California

Vertex Pharmaceuticals
September 15, 2020
San Diego, California
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Senior / Lead Scientific Software Programmer

Senior / Lead Scientific Software Programmer Job Description Vertex Pharmaceuticals is seeking an Application Development Lead Analyst to join the Global Information Services (GIS) Scientific Computing team in San Diego, CA. We invite a highly motivated and independent individual to help interface with our Research Scientists in developing custom software solutions. The candidate should have demonstrated experience in developing software solutions that address challenging problems within the Pharmaceutical/Biotech Research area, particularly in supporting high throughput screening (HTS) data analysis and visualization workflows.
A Masters or PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry is preferred. Our primary focus is on developing web applications using Angular, Vue or Ext JS frameworks, with Python middle layer and MySQL or Oracle back end. The initial part of the responsibilities will be to help migrate existing code in Cold
Fusion to our new frameworks. This will feed into a larger effort to build a modern data platform to support the scientific activities at Vertex. You will work with many of the brightest people around, from our multidisciplinary team in GIS, to our partners in Research, Data Science, and Computational Sciences. Minimum Qualifications 6+ years experience in software development, preferably at a pharmaceutical or biotech company Demonstrated web development expertise, using Angular, Vue, or ExtJS frameworks Scientific background in Biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry Experience in api development and data virtualization is a plus Experience with project management, data visualization and/or UI/UX is a plus Company Information Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation. Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at Application Posted 30 Days Ago Full time REQ-9418 About Us Help Us Achieve Our Mission Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious diseases. The company has three approved medicines that treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF) – a rare, life-threatening genetic disease - and has several ongoing clinical and research programs in CF. Beyond CF, Vertex has a robust pipeline of investigational medicines in other serious diseases where it has deep insight into causal human biology, such as sickle cell disease, beta thalassemia, pain, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, Duchenne muscular dystrophy and APOL1-mediated kidney disease. Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Mass., Vertex’s global headquarters is now located in Boston’s Innovation District and its international headquarters is in London, UK. Additionally, the company has research and development sites and commercial offices in North America, Europe, Australia and Latin America. Vertex is consistently recognized as one of the industry's top places to work, including nine consecutive years on Science magazine's Top Employers list and top five on the 2019 Best Employers for Diversity list by Forbes. For company updates and to learn more about Vertex’s history of innovation visit  or follow us on  Facebook ,  Twitter ,  LinkedIn ,  YouTube  and  Instagram . The diversity and authenticity of our people is part of what makes Vertex unique, and we recognize that each employee brings diverse perspectives and strengths. By embracing those strengths and celebrating differences, we are fostering an inclusive culture where each of us can bring our authentic selves to work, inspire innovation together, and change people’s lives. Our vision is clear: to be the place where an authentic, diverse mix of talent want to come, to stay, and do their best work.

Job Expires: 2020-12-14
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