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Java Developer Screener - Switzerland  

Genedata (company)


Posted on : 08 March 2017

Project Description

The position 
  • The Screener Development team creates and maintains scientific software products. 
  • Continuous progress in science means that these products constantly evolve and many new features are added with every release. 
  • This requires solid software architecture and continuous evolution. 
  • Best software development practices such as test driven development or clean code are therefore not only buzzwords for us but key factors for our long term success.  
  • As part of the development team you will be wearing all the hats. 
  • You will be delighting users by developing new features, removing complications by designing a meaningful User Experience, 
    • saving someone's day by fixing bugs, 
    • changing someone's life by understanding their problem and creating a solution that works, saving the support people a lot of trouble by heavily testing our software, 
    • teaching new users by writing readable documentation, 
    • figuring out why remote streams stop working after 8MB of data,
    •  taking your fellow developers to the next level by creating development tools,
    •  rejoicing when you finally make complex code understandable, giving power to our customers by designing public APIs. 
  • We are looking for developers who are interested in writing beautiful code and build great products that make a difference. In all these your ideas and your creativity matters.  

Key responsibilities 
  • Develop new functionality according to a product backlog  
  • Maintain product  
  • Explore new technologies  
  • Work on professional service projects  

Your profile 

Essential Skills and Experience:  
  • BSc, MSc, or Ph.D. in computer science, bioinformatics, or related fields  
  • At least three years of professional experience in product development  
  • Expert knowledge in Java  
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills  

Additional Preferred Skills and Experience:  
  • Front-end technologies such as Swing, SWT or JavaFX  
  • Modern web technologies such as Angular or React  
  • Building tools such as Gradle, Gulp, or NodeJS/NPM  

About Us:
  • Our company is an exceptional company. With nearly two decades of success in research informatics using closely-knit teams of scientists, developers and business experts, our company  has achieved steady and continuous growth since inception
  •  As a private and majority employee-owned organization, we empower each employee to be a contributing voice in the company operations and evolution.  
  • Our collective expertise in research informatics, combined with our open and scalable computational solutions, makes us the leading software provider in discovery informatics for biotech, pharmaceuticals, and related life sciences.