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Scientific Software Developer

Cambridge, Massachusetts Req ID 2208963 Category Information Technology Division AbbVie

The Information Research East group at the Abbvie supports a variety of data analytics and visualization workloads serving a community of scientists focusing on pharmaceutical R&D. This position offers the opportunity to work in a cross functional team of scientists and IT professionals in building the next generation of informatics platforms and analysis pipelines.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate with a programming background, web development, and data analysis experience in supporting the life sciences and a focus on delivering flexible web apps and data analysis pipelines. A successful candidate will be someone who seeks and excels in creating flexible, user-friendly web apps that can constantly change to meet the needs of the scientists.

 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Work within a focused team in developing and enhancing web applications and visualizations for life science
  • Design and implement database for the web applications.
  • Work directly with researchers and scientists as a member of their team in designing, prototyping/testing, tuning data for data analytics and visualizations.
  • Use AbbVie values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 4 years’ experience; Master’s Degree with 2 years’ experience
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic environment and developing flexible solutions to meet evolving requirements
  • Experience and understanding of new technologies used in life science, including next generation sequencing, antibody and protein discovery, gene expression and high throughput sequencing etc.
  • Ability to work independently and a strong time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills: demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with scientists, developers, application analysts, managers and IT
  • Good presentation, training, and documentation skills are essential
  • Ability to successfully negotiate and collaborate with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels within and external to the organization

Technical Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of Object-Oriented programming principles
  • Proven ability developing data-intensive applications
  • Experience with Python 3.6+
  • Good understanding of web application frameworks such as Flask and Quart
  • Experience with object-relational mappers (ORMs). Prior experience with SQLAlchemy is strongly preferred

Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time
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