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Back-End Software Engineer

Boston MA Motion Recruitment

Job Description

Our client company is an exciting Boston-based start-up that is developing the world's first DNA-based platform for massive digital data storage and computation. This is ground-breaking work that virtually no other companies have had the foresight to pursue. Using synthetic DNA to store data is a much more energy-efficient, cost-competitive, and secure way than traditional ways.

They received $35M in Series B funding and are looking to scale up their team. This is a great opportunity to break into a very ground-breaking field.

They are looking for a Back-end Software Engineer to help build high performance software that implements their computing architecture. They are looking for someone with a deep understanding of data structures and algorithms, preferably with experience in an R&D environment.

This position is Full-time and would be hybrid, with their office located in Charlestown, Massachusetts. 

Required Skills & Experience

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics
  • Background in algorithms and data structures, preferably within a R&D setting
  • 1 year+ of software engineering experience in an R&D environment
  • Python and C/C++ programming experience in a Linux environment

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Application domain experience in scientific computing, information retrieval, optimization, signal processing, or ML is a plus
  • Superior mathematical, technical, and interpersonal communication skills

What You Will Be Doing

  • Work on the DNA computation pipelines, closely collaborating with the research, chemistry, and hardware engineering teams
  • Build high quality software that implements the company’s computing architecture
  • Write code in Python to help develop design and modeling tools for chemistry teams
  • Developing algorithms and data structures and implementing them on the platform

The Offer

  • Bonus eligible

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401(k)

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future.

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