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Bioinformatics Solutions Inc. (BSI) founded in 2000 in Waterloo, Canada, develops and continually innovates the proteomics software platform PEAKS to identify and quantify proteins in very complex biological samples with LC-MS. Also provided is antibody characterization software and service, allowing customers to quickly and cost effectively characterize antibodies.

We offer great career opportunities in a new dynamic setting. Our employees are eligible for attractive benefits and options. Our office is located in the city of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (approximately one hour driving distance from Toronto).

Available Position(s)

Bioinformatics Solutions, Inc. (BSI) is a leading software & service company, serving biopharmaceutical development and proteomics researchers. With our growing demand, we are looking for a motivated, hard-working individual to join our team as an “Application Specialist”. We need someone who can effectively communicate with our customers to answer questions about our software and services, and resolve issues that may arise. The successful candidate for this role will have a strong customer service focus, with excellent communication skills, and be knowledgeable in the sciences. An overview of the position is as outlined below:

Responsibilities:

  1. Handle customer inquiries, provide appropriate solutions and alternatives within the time limits, and follow up to ensure resolution
  2. Contribute to marketing initiatives and strategies
  3. Prepare and present scientific documents for BSI products and services
  4. Collect and present customer requests to aid with product development
  5. This position may require international travel up to 10% of time

 

Requirements:

  1. Minimum BSc degree (biology/chemistry/biochemistry/bioinformatics or related field)
  2. Ability to effectively communicate with clients through all available mediums (excellent verbal, listening, writing, and presentation skills in English)
  3. Self-motivated, with engaging level of enthusiasm
  4. Strong organizational and time management skills

 

Bonus Experience (be sure to include those that apply):

  1. Mass spectrometry experience is an asset
  2. Knowledge of a programming language is an asset
  3. Familiarity with CRM systems and practices
  4. Fluency in additional languages is an asset

Bioinformatics Solutions Inc is currently looking for a Front-End Software Development Engineer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. The successful candidate will work with a team of talented individuals to deliver an attractive, easy-to-use GUI to our users.

Responsibilities:

  1. Development, test, optimization and deployment of Web front-end
  2. Application of third-party UI software packages or tools into software product by the company

 

Requirements:

  1. Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related fields
  2. 2+ years of professional work experience on web applications
  3. Deep knowledge and proficiency of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  4. Web page development from mock-up
  5. Familiar with SVGs, canvas, or any of the front-end charting libraries

 

Bonus Experience (be sure to include those that apply):

  1. TypeScript
  2. React+Redux
  3. Understanding of lint, enzyme, jest, webpack, etc.
  4. RESTful API services
  5. Web server development

With BSI, you can achieve your best within a sales-centric, performance-oriented environment. We give you the tools to succeed and as you develop the relationships that fuel our growth, you can enjoy the rewards and recognition you deserve. The Sales Representative of will be responsible for exceeding assigned sales targets within their assigned geographic territory, including prospecting, developing and closing opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  1. Meet and exceed assigned sales targets while managing entire sales cycle
  2. Understand and help customers find appropriate solutions for their needs
  3. Maintain accurate reporting and records in CRM
  4. Build and maintain awareness of new products, services and competitor activities
  5. Contribute to marketing initiatives and strategies

 

Requirements:

  1. Previous (5+ years) sales experience
  2. Solid experience in opportunity qualification, pre-visit planning, call control, account development, and time and territory management
  3. Results driven with a proven ability to succeed in achieving sales targets
  4. Self-motivated, with engaging level of enthusiasm
  5. Ability to effectively communicate with clients through all available mediums (excellent verbal, listening, writing, presenting skills in English)
  6. Strong organizational and time management skills
  7. University Degree/College Diploma

 

Bonus Experience (be sure to include those that apply):

  1. Proven ability to create and implement activity plans, coordinate tasks to achieve a balance between sales initiatives and required deliverables.
  2. Ability to overcome/address objections of prospective customers

With the exciting expansion of Bioinformatics Solutions Inc., we are currently looking for a experienced Java Developer/Architect who likes to take the challenge of building complex computing platforms. The successful candidate will join our distributed computing team which targets at solving challenging health science problems by high performance computing platforms.

Responsibilities:

  1. Port bioinformatics algorithms from desktop platform to cloud-based platform
  2. Design server end software for large-scale, highly available distributed cloud system in high-quality, high-performance Java, create robust high-volume cloud computing applications
  3. Collaborate with other developers to design, document and implement the interfaces between modules
  4. Debug and troubleshoot problems in test and production environments, Create and execute the unit test plan and feature test plan
  5. Interact with our project teams supporting customers all over the world

 

Requirements:

  1. Bachelor degree in computer science, software engineering or related fields
  2. 3 years experience working with Java and JavaScript as a software developer
  3. 3 years experience of development under Linux and Unix like system
  4. 2 years experience of working as software architect
  5. 5+ years of software industry experience
  6. Knowledge of best practices for software design, planning, operation excellence and software delivery
  7. Expertise in real-time programming, asynchronous programming, and object-oriented programming
  8. Experience with actor-based and message based systems, streams and reactive programming
  9. Experience building scalable infrastructure software with a distributed systems with service based approach

 

Bonus Experience (be sure to include those that apply):

  1. Experience with Agile/Scrum development workflow
  2. Experience with distributed database system, preferably Cassandra
  3. Experience with Akka actor system
  4. Knowledge of REST based interfaces
  5. Knowledge of front-end web application development, preferably with React+Redux and Typescript

We are always looking to expand our sales and development teams, as well as on the lookout for talented people with other areas of expertise. If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to jobs@bioinfor.com. We will contact you if we wish to arrange an interview.