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Lead Front-end Developer

Introduction

Blueprint Genetics is on a mission to bring world-class genetic knowledge to mainstream healthcare. We are growing rapidly and strengthening our software development ability, while creating state-of-the-art machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions to transform clinical genetics. To achieve this, we are now looking for a Lead Front-end Developer to join our Software Development team. The Software Development team works together with our Data Science and Bioinformatics teams to create solutions for both our customers and our own organization.  

Job Description

In this role, your responsibility is to develop our front-end for external and internal customers by leading design, development, deployment and maintenance our front-ends. You are fluent with modern UI technologies and understand how features are built in an agile way. You work in a team of other software developers, interacting daily with our cross-functional team of bioinformaticians, data scientists, geneticists, and other professionals.

Your typical day consists of implementation of the new features and maintenance of existing ones. It means hands on coding but also planning and defining how the high-level requirements are converted to concrete features in the front-ends with the team members and other stakeholders. We are operating in Linux and AWS environment accessing peta bytes of data.

Qualifications

In order to be successful in this role, we expect you to have/know

  • Relevant educational background, for example a BSc in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum five years of experience as a software developer
  • JavaScript and modern front-end frameworks, such as React and Angular
  • Experience with test-driven development and testing frameworks
  • Experience in working as a member in an agile development team
  • Good debugging and troubleshooting skills of complex JavaScript applications
  • Good communication skills
  • Understanding of software architecture patterns to implement modern front-end

The following qualities are considered as advantages

  • Background in designing data-intensive applications
  • RESTful API design
  • Understanding of UX design principles
  • Linux knowledge
  • AWS experience

We offer you

  • An opportunity to build and develop world-class, high-impact, industry-changing scalable solutions at the forefront of health and life sciences that contribute to the benefit of patients worldwide 
  • A flat organizational structure with plenty of room to take responsibility and influence the decision-making
  • Rapidly evolving working environment where you can learn and grow together with the company
  • Big enough company to have interesting opportunities to further develop yourself, yet small enough to make you feel recognized and at home 
  • You get to be a valued member of our global team of creative and solution-oriented people
  • Great company culture combined with competitive compensation and different, continuously evolving perks to show your work is appreciated

Since you might have some additional questions about the position, you can contact Iikka Olli, Director, R&D by email iikka.olli(at)blueprintgenetics.com. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

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