Software Engineer

Foundation Medicine Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 weeks ago


Foundation Medicine is a molecular information company focused on fundamentally changing the way in which patients with cancer are treated. Our products provide more than information. They offer hope to patients, their families and friends, their physicians and caregivers.

We've seen the difference that our technology can make in the lives of patients, but there is still enormous potential to help even more people. In our drive to help transform the way in which patients with cancer are treated, we strive to improve every life we touch through our dedication to innovation, our commitment to people, and our passion for performance.

We are seeking a talented and motivated Software Engineer to join the Medical Reporting team to help us lead a transformation in cancer care by writing software that makes cancer data accessible to clinicians, researchers, and patients.


  • Work with technical leaders to help drive sound engineering design, process, quality practices and ultimately production-ready software.

  • Work with technical leads and the rest of the team to understand and hold everyone accountable to our coding and engineering practices.

  • Work closely with product owners, key business and technical stakeholders to ensure FMI is building the best products.

  • Work in an agile/scrum driven environment to deliver new innovative products including participation in daily scrum, code review and knowledge sharing sessions.


  • Strong understanding of code versioning tools (Git/Bitbucket).

  • Demonstrated ability working on modern web applications (JS/NodeJS/DB technologies/cloud-hosted).

  • Strong understanding of RESTFul API development (especially in Node/ExpressJS or similar).

  • Strong understanding of database technologies (PostgreSQL, Oracle).

  • Experience working with cloud hosted environments (AWS/Azure).

  • Demonstrated understanding of testing practices and differences in test types and practices.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working with a CI/CD pipeline (Jenkins/Travis/etc.).

  • Experience and knowledge of logging & monitoring tools (New Relic,

  • Demonstrable affinity for pinball.

Education or Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience on a software development team in a collaborative environment.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, IT or related technology field or demonstrable relevant experience in a technical field.

  • Experience working on an open-source, modern web technology stack.

  • Experience working on large scale applications as part of a software development team.

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