Senior Application Engineer

Full Time

Austin, Texas, United States (This job can be remote)

Job description

Scismic is supporting the growth of a life sciences software company. 

We are looking to hire a Senior Application Engineers to work within the Customer Solutions team where you will get to deliver high-quality deployments of our proprietary software to customers. In this role, the focus will be on developing software for integrating with external hardware and software, developing customer-specific plugins, and managing the deployment process.

Here are some other cool things you will get to do:

  • Collaborate with Field Application Scientists to translate customer requirements into functional product configurations
  • Integrate product with lab equipment and other devices and third-party software
  • Develop new product plug-ins (Python and JavaScript) to meet customer requirements
  • Manage software deployment configurations for on-premise and cloud-based deployments
  • Write automated tests for customer deployments
  • Troubleshoot customer problems
  • Develop tools and infrastructure to accelerate deployment timelines, such as helping improve the company's standard content library and SDK
What will make you a good fit?

  • At least 5 years of experience in software development with a minimum 2+ years of project leadership experience
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience developing software applications (specifically web applications)
  • 5+ years of experience with JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience administering Linux systems, including setting up networking, shared file systems, remote access, and firewalls
  • Bachelors or equivalent experience in a relevant field, such as computer science or software engineering
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
What will make you stand out?

  • Familiarity with life sciences concepts, tools and applications (Molecular Biology, genomics, etc.)
  • Experience with computational modeling of real-world processes
  • Familiar with Tornado, scientific Python (NumPy, Pandas, SciPy)
  • Familiar with high-performance computing environments (Slurm, LSF, etc.)
The Hiring Process:

  • A phone call with one of our hiring managers to learn more about the role and your background (~30 minutes)
  • Quick conversation with someone from our talent team
  • A technical take home assignment, if applicable
  • Interviews with 2-3 members of the team
  • Final interview with hiring manager

Even if your experience and skills do not exactly match the job description, we value passion and curiosity and recognize that everyone comes with a unique background and perspective. If you’re not sure if you meet the qualifications of the role, we encourage you to apply anyway!

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