• Python Developer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/10/2019 3:22 PM)
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  • Overview

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.


    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!


    Duties & Responsibilities

    Medical Science & Computing is searching for a Python Developer to support projects with the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  This opportunity is a permanent, full-time position with MSC and it is on-site in Rockville, Maryland.


    The role will be responsible for developing and extending software solutions for the processing and analysis of next generation sequencing data.

    • Work with Stakeholders, Users, and Project Managers to meet NIH Project Goals and Milestones
    • Develop new applications as well as extend existing applications
    • Work with the project team and an enterprise infrastructure team to stand up new functionality
    • Research, evaluate, and prototype solutions to challenges posed by the project and the NIH systems infrastructure
    • Work within the developer team to share knowledge, collaboratively developing best practices
    • Collaborate with external developer communities to share software resources
    • Ability to work in an agile development team, documenting code and tracking tasks


    • 3+ years of recent Django/Python Development Experience with 5+ years Software Development/IT Development Experience
    • Experience developing efficient genomic data management pipelines
    • Demonstrates the ability to perform data modelling and data manipulation using SQL, NoSQL, and PostgreSQL
    • Front-end development experience including HTML5, CSS3, and advanced JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as ReactJS, AngularJS or jQuery
    • Server-side Language Skills: Python, Django, BASH
    • Experience with Git and code deployments to multiple environments
    • Experience with Apache Spark/Hadoop
    • Strong communications skills and ability to collaborate across project and infrastructure teams to deliver software solutions
    • Experience with elasticsearch, continuous integration/continuous deployment environment, and HAIL a plus


    Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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