Senior / Staff Software Engineer

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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

QIAGEN Redwood City, CA

Redwood City, CA
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* Design and develop cutting edge web applications and user interfaces
* Design and develop high performance components/sub-systems for highly scalable service oriented NGS software
* Assist in defining the appropriate data models, transformation technologies, and indexing/search algorithms for large-scale genomics data
* Use best practices and architectural rigor during the software design process, providing input on alternative strategies and solutions
* Write well-documented, extensible software code that is easy to maintain, and that adheres to generally accept programming standards and OOP practices
* Own the overall quality of your code including unit testing, functional testing and performance

* Produce and maintain technical designs and documentation relevant to assignedsoftwaredevelopment tasks

In turn you can expect a high-profile position on a great team with many challenges and rewards!


* 5+ years of developing web applications
* Highly proficient in JAVA and strong understanding of multi-threaded programming
* Excellent grasp of OOP concepts and design patterns
* Experience analyzing and defining requirements, and translating them into technical specifications and architecture
* Excellent knowledge of SaaS, SOA, OOP, Unix and Java development in a cross platform environment
* Experience with Web Services (such as Spring and RESTful)
* Excellent knowledge of Continuous Development, Integration, and Deployment
* Knowledge of scalability/performance issues and optimization techniques
* Experience with source control and issue tracking systems as well as debugging tools
* Strong problem solving, analytical and object-oriented programming skills
* Technically sound in software development activities and life cycles
* Experience developing highly scalable, distributed backend services for web applications
* Knowledge of DBMS and database architecture and normalization
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, teamwork, and time management abilities

_We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class._