Senior Software Engineer I, User Interface Lead, Informatics

Intellia Therapeutics

Intellia Therapeutics

Software Engineering, Design
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023

Why Join Intellia? 

Our mission is to develop curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threatening diseases. 

Beyond our science, we live our four core values: One, Explore, Disrupt, Deliver and feel strongly that you can achieve more at Intellia. We have a single-minded determination to excel and succeed together. We believe in the power of curiosity and pushing boundaries. We welcome challenging thoughts and imagination to develop innovative solutions. And we know that patients are counting on us to make the promise a reality, so we must maintain high standards and get it done. 

We want all of our people to go beyond what is possible. We aren’t constrained by typical end rails, and we aren’t out to just “treat” people. We’re all in this for something more. We’re driven to cure and motivated for change. Just imagine the possibilities of what we can do together.   

How you will Achieve More with Intellia:

As a Sr. Software Engineer I, you will lead our Informatics Software group’s User Interface team, developing services to accelerate the pace of R&D. The User Interface team innovates the presentation layer for all Intellia’s scientific data. We are seeking an individual passionate about delivering the scientist an engaging interface to their data through Intellia’s Informatics Portal. Main responsibilities include:

  • Lead development and security of Informatics Portal

  • Communicate effectively with management, scientists, and the software team

  • Own software design and translate into well-defined features actionable for developers

  • Lead iterative product development engagements with stakeholders

  • Fulfill operational responsibilities for services distributed in cloud environment

  • Own User Interface GitHub sub-organization

  • Introduce and incorporate robust and scalable solutions capable of meeting organizational goals

About You:

You are interested in delivering software services supporting your colleagues' need to move efficiently.  Our ideal candidate will have a BS/MS in Computer Science or related field and biotech industry experience. We currently work as a team in a hybrid work environment. The team heavily utilizes GitHub for project management and source control.

Skills and technologies required include:

  • Reliably organize, prioritize and schedule work in accordance with iterative development cycle

  • Transparently communicate project status to stakeholders

  • Skilled at writing work statements, internal and external technical documentation

  • Experience writing client-side JavaScript with front-end frameworks (e.g., VueJS/NuxtJS, React/Next)

  • Strong fundamentals in HTML and CSS

  • Proficiency with front-end unit and end-to-end testing frameworks (e.g., Jest, Vitest, Cypress)

  • Expertise in web security and optimization (TLS/SSL, NGINX)

  • Programmatic experience with cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, GCP, Azure)

Nice to haves:

  • Knowledge of TypeScript

  • Experience orchestrating dependent workflows with GitHub Actions

Meet your future team:

Informatics at Intellia consists of the Software and Computational Sciences teams. The computational scientist develops genomic pipelines while maintaining strict data integrity and quality standards. Software engineers work with their scientific counterparts to streamline workflows and create web-based data services with high regard for integrity and security.  Additionally, the Software team performs development and operational functions for our AWS environment.

We are primarily remote with occasional laboratory visits when onsite testing is required. By utilizing modern collaboration platforms and tooling we have maintained a high level of productivity. If you join our team, you can expect to join a fast, exciting, and collaborative environment. We look forward to fostering your skills, learning from your experiences, and continuing to build a fantastic team!

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy: All Intellia employees, regardless of work location, are expected to follow all applicable federal, state, and local public health regulations and guidelines, and are strongly encouraged to follow all public health recommendations, including being vaccinated for COVID-19.

EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.