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Sr. Engineer II, Bioinformatics

Employer
Moderna, Inc.
Location
Seattle, Washington
Start date
Nov 13, 2023

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The Role

In this role, you will monitor, identify bioinformatics pipeline deviance from standards, and suggest modifications to ensure compliance. You will aid in developing or specifying standards, methods, or procedures to determine product quality or release readiness. Working closely with bioinformatics and software engineers, you will help design or develop automated testing tools to ensure the continuous operation of the bioinformatics pipeline.

We are hiring for two shifts, with on-call support as needed:

  • Shift 1: Monday & Tuesday 12:00-22:00, Wednesday 12:00-18:00 and Sunday 09:00-22:00

  • Shift 2: Wednesday 13:00-14:00, 17:00-22:00, Thursday & Friday 12:00-22:00, and Saturday 0900-22:00

Heres What Youll Do

  • Monitor and maintain the scientific software to ensure its continuous operation.

  • Troubleshoot, investigate, and resolve or annotate potential operating issues.

  • Work independently and collaborate with the development team to identify and resolve software bugs and implement improvements.

  • Provide on-call support to address urgent issues and minimize downtime.

  • Develop and maintain documentation related to software troubleshooting and issue resolution.

  • Continuously improve your knowledge of the software and its underlying technologies

  • Improve and automate error reporting applications.

Heres What Youll Need (Minimum Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field plus 10+ years of relevant work experience (Masters degree and a minimum 5 years experience)

  • Strong programming skills, particularly in Python and Linux

  • Experience using a bioinformatics workflow framework (e.g. NextFlow, Luigi, Snakemake,, NextFlow preferred), version control systems (Git preferred), Cloud (AWS preferred) and containers (Docker preferred)

  • Experience in a regulated environment and knowledge of compliance requirements

Heres What Youll Bring to the Table (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Experience with bioinformatics software and an understanding of neoantigen therapies

  • Proven experience in software quality assurance and quality control

  • Effective time management, organization, and planning skills

  • Flexibility; adaptability to frequent change

  • Results oriented; ability to manage performance.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Personal and shared accountability

  • A desire to make an impact as part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless, Curious, and Collaborative.

Under Washington State law, Moderna is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary range for the jobs covered by this description. Base compensation for these positions in Washington State range from $129,600 to $207,500. Actual salary determinations will take into account factors such as work location, prior education and experience, job-related knowledge, and demonstrated skills. Compensation decisions are made on the facts and circumstances of each case.

In addition to base compensation Moderna employees are eligible for a comprehensive incentive compensation package including an annual cash bonus, new hire equity and an annual refresh, 401(k) match, competitive and inclusive medical, dental, and vision coverage options, flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care, Life, LTD, and STD insurance, paid family leave offerings, including at least 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave, lifestyle spending account, adoption, surrogacy, and family-planning benefits, generous paid time off, including:


Vacation, sick time, and observed Company-wide holidays
Paid volunteer time to participate within your community
Discretionary winter holiday shut down
Paid 4-week sabbatical after 5 years, and every 3 years after

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    Vacation, sick time and holidays
    Volunteer time to participate within your community
    Discretionary year-end shutdown
    Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

About Moderna

Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, theinfrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.

By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our peopleare the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture.Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.

We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.

If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit modernatx.com/careers to learn more about our current opportunities.

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!

Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. Were focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.

Moderna is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the Talent Acquisition Partner or contact the Accommodations team at leavesandaccommodations@modernatx.com. (EEO/AAP Employer)

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Company

Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. Moderna’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing the Company the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases and cardiovascular diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.

mRNA is now a turning point in the history of science, medicine, technology, even humankind itself. With this breakthrough discovery, many of the world’s biggest and most challenging medical problems are no longer a question of “how?” but merely a question of “when?”

Come with us as we pursue the uncharted reaches of possibility and make your mark on the future of medicine.

 

Stock Symbol:

MRNA  

Stock Exchange:

USNASDAQ GS

 

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Location
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United States

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