Software Developer – Ref. No. 120



Are you an experienced Software Developer who likes to work in science? Would you like to work in the fast-developing field of bioinformatics with a group of highly skilled and supportive colleagues who value your opinion? Would you like to help solve some of the most important, health-related, ecological challenges of our time? If you’ve answered ”yes“ to any of these questions, this could be your dream job!



We are looking for an experienced Software Developer to develop and optimise bioinformatics software in Python and C++. You will work with cutting edge algorithms in the field of NGS sequencing which have not always been developed to a standard which is required for a productive system. Your task will be to improve code quality and sometimes reimplementation. A good understanding of algorithms is therefore necessary. Ideally, you would also have experience with cloud computing and agile software development. The candidate will be part of the Bioinformatics team, based in Vienna, and work closely with colleagues in a DevOps framework. The role, therefore, requires good communication skills.


The responsibilities

  • Prototyping of innovative ideas using Python
  • Developing productive versions of prototypes
  • Benchmark software on large datasets
  • Optimize software (performance, resources)
  • Integrate third-party libraries and software
  • Software documentation
  • Trouble shooting software bugs


The job requirements

  • Proficient knowledge of the following is required
    • C++
    • Python
    • SQL
    • Git
    • Linux
    • Unit-testing
    • Algorithm design
  • Experience with the following is a plus
    • Docker
    • Cloud computing
    • agile SW development (Scrum, Jira)
    • DevOps workflows (CI/CD, gitlab)



Your experience and knowledge

  • Software development in Python and C++ (mandatory)
  • Databases (mandatory)
  • Cloud computing (if possible)
  • Agile SW development (if possible)


Your personality

  • A “can-do” attitude
  • An inquiring mind
  • A team player
  • Open-minded, innovative, resourceful


Your aptitude

  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to identify problems and propose solutions
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Quick learner
  • Good listener
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English



Who we are and what we do

  • We are a biotech company headquartered in Vienna, Austria, with a subsidiary in NH, USA.
  • Our product portfolio offers solutions for diverse RNA analysis applications.
  • Our aim is to empower our customers with innovative top-quality RNA analysis solutions and support, in order to improve health and wellbeing for everyone and our planet.
  • We have already developed and launched an expanding product portfolio into the Next Generation Sequencing market, one of the most exciting and fastest growing areas in the field of “omics”.


Our culture

  • We foster innovation.
  • We have a strong sense of community.
  • We have an engaged and positive attitude towards all our stakeholders.
  • Respect, care, and fairness are non-negotiable core values.
  • We aim to preserve a positive and happy work environment.*
  • We value people‘s potential and attitude.
  • We want to have fun!

*According Robert I. Sutton’s book “The No Asshole Rule : Building a Civilized Workplace…”


What we offer

We provide a work environment where every single team member counts! We appreciate your ideas and offer you the opportunity to give feedback in regular internal satisfaction surveys. We are open to offering a well-balanced mix of office and remote working options, taking into consideration job requirements and individual needs.

Remuneration will be according to experience and performance.

Disclaimer according to Austrian Law: Minimum base salary according to collective agreement for utilization group III is EUR 2’014,41 per month (14x/year) for a full-time position.



This position is available with immediate effect!

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a fast-growing biotech company at an early stage and to help shaping a future leader in the RNA analysis market. So, apply today for this position by uploading your detailed CV and a cover letter. “Apply now”

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