Software Developer IV

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Job Title: JavaScript Developer
Location: South San Francisco, CA – open for remote
Duration: 9 months
Job Summary:

  • We are looking for a JavaScript Developer to join the Computational Structural Biology group in Client’s Research and Early Development.
  • They build and maintain cutting edge web applications for drug target characterization and lead identification for the scientific community in Research.
    Qualified candidates are expected to contribute to all phases of software development including systems analysis, program design, development, and implementation.
  • Client’s current stack is Python, ReactJS and SQL and No-SQL databases developed using modern best practices.


  • Scientific software development experience using modern web technology and JavaScript frameworks.
  • Working knowledge of GIT and UNIX experience.
  • Background in bioinformatics, genomics or other computational sciences is highly desirable.

Duties include:

  • Assess user needs and requirements.
  • Design and develop applications that may involve sophisticated data science.
  • Maintain and update existing programs.
  • Troubleshoot and solve technical problems.
  • Create programs to meet reporting and data analysis needs.
  • Design and implement user and operations training programs.
  • Document changes in software for end users.
  • Practice software development methodologies.
  • Serve as technical resource with respect to applications.


  • Current knowledge of latest software and design standards.
  • Ability to define and solve logical problems for technical applications.
  • Knowledge of and ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.
  • Ability to recognize and recommend needed changes in user and/or operations procedures.
  • Strong knowledge of software engineering principles and JavaScript.


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