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Python Backend Web Developer (A-13109)

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Myticas Consulting

Myticas Consulting is currently seeking a Python Backend Web Developer for a contract position with our direct client based in Worcester, MA or Can work on 100% Remote.

Location: 100% Remote (Client Based in Worcester, MA)

Top 3-5 Required Skill Sets:

Requires a bachelor's degree in a Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or a related area and 3 – 5 years of professional software development experience or a Master’s degree and 3 years of professional experience. Has knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

1. Web Application development experience using Python and an underlying relational database (e.g. Postgres, Oracle)

2. Experienced developing web service APIs using a backend framework e.g. REST services, GraphQL Experience preferred

3. Ability to creatively solve new problems and work with incomplete and/or shifting requirements

4. Ability to prioritize tasks on their own and quickly deliver results

5. Experience working with CI/CD (Docker, Jenkins)

Nice to have:

Previous work on scientific informatics systems (e.g. LIMS systems), prior work experience in lab automation, prior work in pharmaceutical industry, knowledge of scientific laboratory workflows

Job Description:

We are looking for an exceptional Back End or Full Stack Developer that would like to contribute to our mission and join a team of software engineers building a novel web-based platform to streamline and strengthen the therapeutic discovery pipeline. This position offers the opportunity to work with a cross functional team of talented informatics scientists and software engineers. Our team is tasked with shaping and executing scientific data/knowledge acquisition, management and analysis in the support of discovery and development programs.

The ideal candidate will be a technological jack of all trades who is intellectually curious, highly collaborative and self-motivated. Experience working within an agile software development group, adept at learning new technologies in a rapidly evolving platform, ability to intelligently prioritize tasks, understand high level instructions and make decisions on incomplete information is a must. The candidate must have excellent attention to detail and the ability to quickly deliver upon project timelines. Exposure to a relevant scientific computing domain such as bioinformatics helpful, but not required. A successful candidate will be someone who seeks to accelerate drug development using innovative informatics approaches and gains ultimate satisfaction in making a difference in patients’ lives.

Candidate Requirements:

– Team-based mentality and work ethic

– Readily adapts to quickly changing requirements

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills

– Understand high level directions to design, create, and deliver on time

– Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies quickly

– Experience working Agile software development paradigms

– 5 years of backend development experience and at least 3 years of experience with Python

– 3 years of experience with Relational Databases and SQL (e.g. Postgres, Oracle) and interacting with data layers using ORMs

– Experienced developing and working with APIs and Web Services

– Experienced with Docker and Jenkins


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