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Software Engineer, vSIM

Precision for Medicine

Precision for Medicine

Software Engineering
India · Remote
Posted on Saturday, July 22, 2023

QuartzBio (www.quartz.bio) is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions provider to the life sciences industry. We deliver innovative, data enabling technologies (i.e., software) that provide biotech/pharma (R&D) teams with enterprise-level access to sample/biomarker data management solutions & analytics, information, insight & reporting capabilities.

Our end-to-end (from sample collection to biomarker data) suite of solutions are focused on providing sponsors information (data with context) – we do this by connecting biospecimen, assay as well as clinical data sources in a secure and scalable cloud-based infrastructure, enabling seamless, automated data management workflows, key insight development, improved collaboration, and the ability to make faster, more informed decisions.

Position Summary:

The Software Engineer III provides programming and informatics services in support of development, maintenance and testing of Precision’s cutting-edge Biomarker Data Management platform QuartzBio working with an inter-disciplinary team.

Essential functions of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Create source code to enhance functionality and usability of web-based user interface
  • Develop automated / dynamic processing pipelines for complex data powered by a cloud-based infrastructure
  • Manage platform specific help desk requests
  • Work independently on moderately complex tasks with minimal guidance
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and contribute to resolution of complex tasks
  • Develop documentation and data specifications
  • Perform source code validation and application testing
  • Participate in research and development activities as appropriate
  • Contribute to the advancement of Precision’s technology-based services in Biomarker Data Management and Translational Informatics
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Required:

  • Bachelor’s in Software Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science, Data Science, Bioinformatics, or related field
  • 4+ years’ experience in software development or relevant field

Other Required:

  • Experience with implementing automated workflows
  • Ability to work efficiently under Unix/Linux environment
  • Proficiency in R or Python or related programming language
  • Experience with DevOps
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player contributing to a positive, collaborative working environment
  • Extended work hours may be required to meet business demands
  • Must be able to read, write, speak fluently and comprehend the English language
  • Programming language: R experience, with additional Python experience preferred but not required
  • Other preferred, but not required: general understanding of clinical trial processes and the associated digital systems that support clinical studies (e.g. EDC, LIMS)


  • Master’s or PhD in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Data Science, Biostatistics, Biology or related field
  • Experience with DevOps
  • Experience with cloud-based solutions such as Amazon Web Services or similar cloud services providers
  • Experience with relational databases such as MySQL
  • Experience with source code management systems such as git

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