Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
The Hutch Data Commonwealth (HDC) represents a new organization within the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center with a mission to develop new capabilities and resources to facilitate the center’s interaction with large and complex data sets. HDC data and software engineers develop robust resources for the management and analysis of data in support of both local and extramural research activities. The HDC also serves as a nexus within Fred Hutch for data-centered partnerships with technology companies and academic organizations.
With guidance, the Software Development Engineer III role is to provide software solutions where no optimal software solutions exist to support the mission of Fred Hutch. In this role, you will work with a collaborative team of engineers, product managers, and others. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are necessary along with a passion for building high quality applications following software development best practices. You will primarily be extending an existing web application, used by hundreds of Center scientists, designing and implementing new functionalities in a PostgreSQL/Java/Angular stack. Currently on-prem, our roadmap includes moving some components to the cloud within the next year. We develop iteratively and work closely with our customers.
As part of the HDC software group, you may also become involved in other, smaller projects including productionalizing data science workflows or implementing data discovery tools. These projects utilize a range of technologies including Python, Docker, Reach, NodeJS, OAuth and multiple cloud providers.
The Software Development Engineer III reports to the Software Development Engineer Manager or Director.
This position offers flexible scheduling options and a commitment to work-life balance.