Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer, Biomation Team at Indigo
As a Senior Software Engineer on the Biomation team, you will help to produce scalable, robust pipelines for running analysis algorithms on genomic data, leading to higher quality microbial products. With you understanding of how bioinformatics software works and your ability to build robust, scalable pipelines, you will help drive quality genomic data used for research and development of microbial treatments.
Indigo helps farmers increase crop yields and reduce reliance on chemicals by treating seeds with naturally occurring microbes that help the crop perform under various stress situations. The Biomation team helps the Research and Development organization push large amounts of data about the microbiome through analysis and machine learning pipelines to determine the best and most beneficial microbes.
As a software engineer at Indigo, you’ll:
- Build robust pipelines for running genomic analysis software at scale
- Debug and modify bioinformatics software to ensure high quality results
- Work with Data Scientists to improve the software used in the pipelines
- Participate in code reviews and mentor other engineers
- You have a deep understanding of genomic software and running it at scale.
- You love the cloud and understand how different services offer scalability benefits.
- You understand software architecture and how to examine different technologies, weigh the pros and cons, and make the right decision to solve the problem at hand.
- You can talk to non technical end users and understand their requirements for a technical solution to a problem.
- You have plenty of experience with Python and have demonstrated ability to write robust, well documented code.
- You have a positive attitude and are always looking to learn new things.
Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice.
The company is headquartered in Memphis, TN, with additional offices in Boston, MA, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.