Software Developer – Bioinformatics / Pharmaceutical / Life Sciences (USA)


USA: Boston MA

We are looking to recruit a Software Developer with a strong academic background in life sciences and experience of working in the life sciences industry.

We enjoy huge success in the pharmaceutical industry and have worked for 13 of the top 14 pharmaceutical companies as well as many biotech companies and research institutes (see ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-clients/life-sciences). A current focus is on growing this side of our business.

The successful applicant will work with pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences industry clients and the first assignment will be at a pharmaceutical company in the Boston area. Opportunities to work in other industries and locations may arise in the future.

The Role

As a Software Developer at Tessella, you will enjoy a varied, challenging and rewarding role. Your responsibilities will include:

• Working closely with our clients to understand the business issues and challenges they face
• Working with other technical staff to help identify clients’ requirements and design and develop innovative software solutions
• Involvement in all stages of the software development lifecycle to delivery
• Using software engineering best practice to deliver high quality software to our clients

About You

We are looking for bright, enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. From the start of your career at Tessella you will be working on and contributing to real projects for our customers, so if you are interested in joining Tessella as a Software Developer, you should have:

• BS (min GPA 3.5), MS or PhD in biology, chemistry, or other life sciences discipline
• Experience in at least one of our core programming languages: Java, C#, C++, C or VB.NET
• Natural problem solving abilities
• Ideally 2+ years of software development experience, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
• Excellent communication skills
• Good teamwork ethic

A flexible approach to your work life is also important as you will be expected to travel to and engage with our customers. There are regular opportunities for staff to work on customer sites for several weeks or months. Longer secondments to other Tessella offices or to clients overseas may also arise as Tessella continues to grow.

Our Staff

We recruit the best graduates from the top universities who wish to develop careers as professional software engineers. Our staff thrive on working with state-of-the-art technologies and on a variety of projects, gaining experience across many different industries.

Training and development is at the heart of our culture. With an annual training allowance of 150 hours, our employees get to choose their own career path – technical, managerial or both. All of our technical staff have good science, mathematics or engineering degrees, over half of whom have PhDs. This means that they can readily understand our customers’ requirements and translate them into practical solutions.

About Tessella

Founded in 1980, Tessella is the international provider of science powered technology and consulting services. World leading organizations choose our unique blend of science, engineering and sector expertise to deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions to complex real-world commercial and technical challenges. Our people are high achievers from leading universities and are passionate about delivering value to clients. We are proud that our work makes the world a better place to live in: developing smarter drug trials; preserving the digital heritage of nations across the globe; minimizing risk in oil and gas exploration; controlling the orbit and attitude of satellites; researching fusion energy.

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