Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $80,200-$110,350/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
The Genomics Institute seeks a Senior Software Engineer to join the highly collaborative Computational Genomics Platform (CGP) and work with a global team of genomics experts on open source solutions to improve the organization and accessibility of genomic data. The CGP uses big data technologies to facilitate genomic research for global health issues such as breast cancer and other genetic risk factors.
This Senior Software Engineer will develop software for Computational Genomics Platform (CGP) to support a number of grants UCSC has received. The most significant project is for supporting a global team to create the Human Cell Atlas, a compendium that maps which genes are active in each cell in the human body. The goal of the project is to create comprehensive reference maps of all human cells - the fundamental units of life - as a basis for both understanding human health and diagnosing, monitoring, and treating disease.
Bachelor's degree in biological science, computational / programming, or related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
In-depth knowledge of bioinformatics methods, applications programming, web development and data structures.
In-depth knowledge of bioinformatics programming design, modification and implementation.
Advanced understanding of relational databases, web interfaces and operating systems.
Advanced interpersonal skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at all levels in the organization, including senior project leadership.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 01-21-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite 100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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