Senior Software Engineer II, Experimental Design & Tracking

Intellia Therapeutics

Intellia Therapeutics

Software Engineering, Design
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 22, 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 II, you will join our Informatics Software group’s Experimental Design & Tracking (EDT) team, producing software services that accelerate the pace of R&D. The EDT team is responsible for capturing the structured design of Intellia’s editing experiments and tracking samples throughout the Genomic Innovation and Operations lab. Information flowing through our cloud-based data systems enables the decisions that drive Intellia’s programs. This is an opportunity to EXPLORE and DELIVER laboratory solutions that DISRUPT our industry and enable ONE Intellia’s advance in cutting-edge science. Main responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with genomics counterparts to deliver software solutions

  • Lead architect of software designs that scale to meet the needs of organizational vision

  • Employ scalable design patterns that consistently produce robust solutions

  • Establish and present a vision for product delivery to stakeholders and developers

  • Map the organization’s data flow and introduce solutions that achieve operational excellence

  • Own product lifecycle through implementation, deployment and operational oversight

About You:

You have a track record of producing software solutions resulting in increased value of the organization. As a seasoned engineer, you naturally recognize, propose, and produce solutions to workflow bottlenecks. You are comfortable engaging with stakeholders and project management, responsively addressing issues as they arise in the field. Our ideal candidate will have a BS/MS in Computer Science or related computational discipline with experience in the biotech industry. We work as a team in a hybrid work environment and heavily utilize GitHub to manage work throughout the project workflow.

Skills and technologies, you should be familiar with include:

  • Technical leadership developing front and back-end software products in a genomics setting

  • Communicate with clarity to scientists and developers in written and verbal form

  • Adept at mapping out laboratory workflows spanning various data systems

  • Architect, develop and administer RDBMS storing genomic data

  • Experience developing and maintaining RESTful APIs

  • Fluency in Python and related web frameworks

  • Linux shell scripting

In addition to the above skills experience, you will also interact with the following technologies.

  • AWS developer tools (CLI, SDKs)

  • Front-end development frameworks VueJS & Node

  • LIMS or Laboratory Software, ELNs

  • Microsoft Office suite of products including MS Office, MS Teams, Github

Meet your future team:

Informatics at Intellia consists of the Software and Computational Sciences teams. The computational scientist develops genomic pipelines while maintaining strict standards for ensuring data integrity and quality. 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 the occasional visit to the laboratory 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 an amazing 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.