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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).

With the exciting expansion of Bioinformatics Solutions Inc., we are currently looking for a hard-working Java Developer who likes to take on challenging tasks and strives to achieve new goals. The successful candidate will join our talented group of software developers who aim to make a positive difference in proteomic research.

Responsibilities:

  • Port bioinformatics algorithms from desktop platform to cloud-based platform
  • 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
  • Collaborate with other developers to design, document and implement the interfaces between modules
  • Debug and troubleshoot problems in test and production environments
  • Create and execute the unit test plan and feature test plan
  • Interact with our project teams supporting customers all over the world

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in computer science, software engineering or related fields
  • Two year’s experience working with Java as a software developer
  • Strong understanding of algorithms and how to apply them in real world applications
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming and design patterns
  • Strong understanding of asynchronous programming and multi-threaded programming
  • Familiar with latest Java 8 features, such as stream API, lambda, etc.
  • Familiar with Java Swing and Java FX
  • Work experience with SQL and NoSQL databases

 

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

  • Good understanding of programming in distributed system is a bonus
  • Experience with web technologies on JVM is a bonus
  • Experience with Akka, Hadoop and Spark is a big bonus
  • Experience with Play and VertX is a big bonus
  • Experience with HDFS, MongoDB and Cassandra is a big bonus
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.