Data Infrastructure Engineer: Big Data, Functional Programming, Drug Discovery

Empirico Inc.

Empirico, an early-stage biotechnology company, is looking for a talented software engineer that is motivated by the opportunity to build scalable data systems that power the discovery of new medicines. You will work closely with a team of engineers and computational scientists to build and extend Empirico’s data infrastructure, which include modern cloud-based systems and services that operate on some of the largest biological datasets in the world.


Responsibilities:


Your responsibilities will focus around designing and implementing robust and extensible data systems. You will be expected to:




  • Design and implement scalable data infrastructure and pipelines




  • Implement scalable algorithms in a distributed systems setting




  • Collaborate closely with an interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers to address


    system pain points




  • Improve developer efficiency and system quality through emphasis on elegant code




  • Advocate for systems and engineering practice improvements




Requirements:




  • 2+ years professional experience designing and developing software on modern distributed data systems




  • Experience processing and analyzing large and heterogeneous datasets




  • Strong technical skill set that spans a broad range of technologies, programming languages,


    and paradigms




  • Passionate about systems thinking and drive towards elegant and automated solutions to


    data problems




  • Experience with Spark and Scala or other functional programming language is a plus




  • Applicants must have authorization to work in the United States



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