Posted Oct 23, 2017
London, UK

We are looking for a software engineer to continue developing and scaling our products and infrastructure at Synthace.

The Project

Named by the World Economic Forum as one of the world’s 30 Technology Pioneers 2016, Synthace is re-imagining how we work with biology, exponentially improving the speed and quality of the final results. This is made possible through our high-level language and operating system for labs, Antha, which is already impacting how scientists work with biology in major companies like Dow, Merck and GSK.

Responsibilities

You’ll be working within a tight-knit development team on exciting projects with plenty of technical challenge to get your teeth into, you will:

  • Design, build, test, and maintain high-performance and scalable microservices in a global, federated container cluster
  • Integrate and deploy custom and off-the-shelf software components
  • Manage deadlines and priorities in a dynamic environment that blends software and wet-lab development
  • Master our current technology stack which includes: Kubernetes Federation, Go, Google Cloud, Docker, and Ansible

In addition, you are committed to delivering high quality software to a tight schedule. Excellent communication skills are also a must in our fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment.

Key requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Unix development environments
  • Working knowledge of common network protocols(HTTP, TLS, GRPC)
  • Well versed in any of the following programming languages: C, C++, Java, Python, or Go
  • Working knowledge of HA and distributed systems

How to apply

Send cv/resumé to jobs@synthace.com


Does this job really require Go skills? If not, please let us know so that we can keep the jobs all about Go.