Software Engineer, Machine Learning Support and Integrations

Cambridge, MA USA
Apr 29, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Company Summary:

Cellarity, Inc. is a privately held, well-funded, early-stage biotechnology company that is pioneering a novel transformative therapeutic approach. Cellarity was founded by Flagship Pioneering, a team of entrepreneurial scientists that conceives, creates, resources, and grows first-in-category life sciences companies. Since 2000, Flagship has created over 75 groundbreaking companies that are pioneering novel and proprietary biological, industrial, and engineering approaches to solve major needs in human health and sustainability. These companies include Moderna Therapeutics (NASDAQ: MRNA), Seres Therapeutics (MCRB), Syros Pharmaceuticals (SYRS), Rubius Therapeutics (RUBY), Evelo Biosciences (EVLO), Kaleido Biosciences (KLDO), and Indigo Agriculture. Cellarity is a highly dynamic, entrepreneurial, and innovation-driven organization seeking to hire an exceptional scientist to join our team.

What We’re Looking For:

  • 2+ years experience developing software in industry, or in academia with strong code quality standards. Python experience preferred (No degree or major requirement.)
  • Experience with machine learning and data science tools and development, as well as database and data management best practices.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with internal software and data science teams, external IT contractors and members of other functional teams such biology and chemistry.
  • Commitment to building an inclusive team culture that supports and values contributions from all members, regardless of race, gender, background, etc.
  • Curiosity to learn about new areas of science and biotechnology, whether or not you already have a background in this area.

The Job:

  • Work on a small but growing team, building infrastructure to support a biotech company developing a groundbreaking drug discovery platform.
  • Collaborate with Data Scientists and ML researchers to maintain code libraries/pipelines that implement and support Machine Learning frameworks while integrating them with internal storage and metadata-management systems.
  • Design and build tooling for identifying, importing and pre-processing public datasets into our analysis platform.

Day-to-day Activities:

  • Work with members of our Data Science and Machine Learning teams, as well as scientists and others within Cellarity to define project requirements.
  • Design, implement, deploy and maintain production-quality code with appropriate unit and integration tests within a python-based software stack based
  • Write and maintain documentation of design decisions and code.


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