• Software Development Engineer II

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    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 Software Development Engineer II role is to collaborate in designing, creating, maintaining, and supporting software solutions to support the mission of Fred Hutch. This position reports to the Programming Core Manager of the Collaborative Data Services department. The ideal candidate should be prepared to work 40 hours per week.


    • Develop custom software
    • Test & debug new and modified software
    • Assist in the analysis of application requirements as requested
    • Assist in the design of applications to meet user specifications
    • Create and maintain documentation
    • Assist in creation of application architecture and design for small projects
    • Create and maintain databases
    • Support software and troubleshoot user problems
    • Collaborate with other members of CDS and Fred Hutch staff and end users
    • Follow software development best practices
    • Participate in code and design reviews
    • Perform other responsibilities as required
    • Maintain knowledge and follow department specific project management methodologies


    • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field desired
    • Minimum of 2 years of professional software development experience
    • Programming in C# and ASP.NET
    • Programming JavaScript and JavaScript libraries
    • Experience of relational databases and SQL, especially Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL
    • Experience managing web servers is a plus
    • Experience managing database servers is a plus
    • Experience with open source technologies and cloud computing is a plus
    • Strong analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
    • Enjoy working in a team environment and with a proven record of positive contributions to the work of the team
    • Solid understanding of Object-Oriented Programming concepts, data structures and algorithms

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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