Goldfinch Bio

Job Title: Software Developer

Job Number: 22147

Location: Cambridge, MA

Job Description

We are targeting a full-stack software engineer to develop software systems and data warehouses to support all phases of drug development.  This exciting role will play a pivotal role within our informatics group and serve as a key resource for a quickly growing company serving a severe unmet medical need in kidney disease.  The selected individual will work closely between our Research, Translation and Computational Research groups to define and build software and tools that will support further understanding of kidney disease, identification of biomarkers and identification of patients for enrollment into clinical trials.  A successful candidate will be able to seamlessly discuss business rules and translate these into actionable software requirements.


  • Build a custom translational research platform that will enable deep introspection of patients with kidney disease to help elucidate their genetic drivers, scalable to many thousands of patients
  • Interact closely with members of the Biology, Translational and Computational Research teams to design and build a cutting-edge platform with custom dashboards
  • Design and implement a data warehouse and APIs to store a wide range of multi-omic patient data
  • Provide ongoing development, support and feature enhancements to the platform

Required Skills

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or similar discipline is required
  • Strong programmer with proven experience developing professional applications in Python
  • 2-5 years professional software development experience
  • Experience working in Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with version control, preferably git
  • Experience working with Docker and/or AWS ECR
  • Experience writing unit tests in Python
  • Experience with Javascript, Node.js and frontend frameworks like React/Vue/Ember/Angular
  • Experience building relational and non-relational databases
  • Deep functional knowledge and/or experience with Web Services (REST, SOAP, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of genetic/genomic and bioinformatics tools and technologies


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