Associate Staff Software Engineer

Qiagen N.V Redwood City , CA 94063

Posted 3 months ago


At the heart of QIAGEN's business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.

We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.

Our most valuable asset are our employees more than 5000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.

There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.

If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people's lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.

Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day.

Position Description

QIAGEN Digital Insights is a leading provider of software and knowledge bases used by life scientists to gain insight from the molecular information in their biological samples. We have developed industry-leading software tools for analysis and reporting of biological data. We are passionate about our users, products, and our vision, and are seeking smart, motivated engineers and scientists who are eager to join our team in creating software that actually helps improve people's lives. Our mission is to make improvements in life possible. We accomplish this by designing tools used in labs all over the world to facilitate scientific discovery and progress, focused in genomics. Located in Redwood City, CA, QIAGEN offers a professional work environment, competitive benefits, and values work-life balance.

As part of QIAGEN Digital Insights team, you will be part of the team that builds world class QIAGEN Clinical Decision support software broadly used in clinical market for hereditary & somatic testing.

You will apply your knowledge of computer science, statistics, and NGS to analyze, improve, and develop clinical software. You will work and learn among an extraordinary set of peers: bioinformaticians, molecular biologists, and software engineers.

What you will do:

  • Build software & algorithms to improve the clinical decision software applications

  • Work on integrating & customizing the our applications to be integrated with external systems

  • Drive multi-omics development in a cross-disciplinary setting by analyzing and deriving insights from experimental data

  • Build software to support clinical interpretation for the new Assay panels built by QIAGEN, Illumina & other NGS players.

Position Requirements

  • 6+ years of experience in Java, REST, Spring Boot, Microservices

  • 3+ years in distributed system, message systems, In memory database or Elasticsearch

  • Preferred: Develop and apply machine learning/deep learning algorithms for genomic and biomedical data, variant interpretation, detecting machine anomalies etc.

Personal Requirements

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and data presentation skills

  • Graduate degree in bioinformatics, statistics, computer science or a related discipline or experience in developing bioinformatics software for genomics application

  • Preferred: PhD in bioinformatics, statistics, computer science or a related field

What we offer

At the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.

QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including but not limited to assumptions about a person's appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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