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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
7/10/2012
Job Category:
Software Development
Industry:
Biotechnology
Software Engineer Mapping R
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Life Technologies | San Francisco, California
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Job Description

This position is a critical role within the Ion Torrent business Unit.

Opportunity for exceptional software developer with extensive high performance computing experience, who is highly creative and productive, lives to code, and wants to build and ship software for a disruptive technology.

Job responsibilities include:Development of software for DNA and RNA mapping Develop algorithms and implementations to improve speed and accuracy of mappingWork with software engineers specializing in GPU and/or FPGA development to accelerate mapping Extend mapping techniques to model new data types including long (400bp+) read lengths and paired end mappingEssential skills and background include:Experience in bioinformatics, with expertise in DNA and/or RNA sequence alignment considered a plusOutstanding C/C++ coding skills, experience with common processes and tools used in commercial software developmentMastery of Linux development environmentExpertise in the handling of huge (terabyte-sized) datasets.Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with other software developers.
Job CategoryResearch & Development

About Life Technologies

Life Technologies (NASDAQ: LIFE) is a global biotechnology tools company dedicated to improving the human condition. Our systems, consumables and services enable researchers to accelerate scientific exploration, driving to discoveries and developments that make life even better. Life Technologies customers do their work across the biological spectrum, working to advance personalized medicine, regenerative science, molecular diagnostics, agricultural and environmental research, and 21st century forensics. The company has historical sales of approximately $3.5 billion, employs 9,500 people, has a presence in more than 100 countries, and possesses a rapidly growing intellectual property estate of over 3,600 patents and exclusive licenses. Life Technologies was created by the combination of Invitrogen Corporation and Applied Biosystems Inc.