Senior Scientific Software Analyst

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated


August 9, 2014

Vertex Pharmaceuticals is seeking a Senior Scientific Software Analyst to join the Global Information Services (GIS) Scientific Computing team in Massachusetts.  We invite a highly motivated and independent individual to help interface with our Biologists in developing custom software solutions.

The person applying for this position should have demonstrated experience in developing software solutions that address challenges in Biological Research.  A Masters or PhD in Biology or Biochemistry is preferred.  We're primarily a Java shop with MySQL and Oracle on the backend, and we're doing more with Python.  You will work with many of the brightest people around, from our multidisciplinary team in GIS to our partners in Research.

Minimum Qualifications:
    2+ years’ experience in software development
    Demonstrated experience in Java, Python, Oracle and/or MySQL

Preferred Qualifications:
    Hands on experience at a pharmaceutical or Biotech Company
    Scientific background in Biology or Biochemistry

Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine. Our team discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapies so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. Vertex scientists and our collaborators are working on new medicines to cure or significantly advance the treatment of hepatitis C, cystic fibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis and other life-threatening diseases. Founded more than 20 years ago in Cambridge, Mass., we now have ongoing worldwide research programs and sites in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada. Vertex has consistently been recognized as one of the industry's top workplaces by leading publications such as Science magazine, The Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, San Diego Business Journal and The Scientist.

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Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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  • Company Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
  • Contact Name Human Resource
  • Position Location Boston, MA
  • Job Reference Code 35431153
  • Minimum Required Education Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum Years Experience 4
  • Career Level Experienced Non-manager
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