At ArcherDX, we’re never done learning with our commitment to
growing professionally and personally.
We’re passionate about making a positive impact on human health
through our fight against cancer.
We’re armed with cutting-edge technology, but our upper hand
comes from the people on our team.
We’re seeking ambitious individuals who share our values of
accountability, care, grit, truth and urgency.
2477 55th Street, Suite 202 Boulder, CO 80301
Position: Director of Clinical Software Engineering
Location: Boulder, CO
# of Openings: 1
Director of Clinical Software Engineering (ADX-158-20)
THE COMPANY: ArcherDX, Inc. - www.ArcherDX.com
ArcherDX is advancing molecular diagnostics with a robust
technology platform for genetic mutation detection by
next-generation sequencing. By combining patented Anchored
Multiplex PCR (AMP™) chemistry in an easy-to-use, lyophilized
format and powerful bioinformatics software, the Archer® platform
enhances genetic mutation identification. ArcherDX provides
oncology-focused research products and is pursuing regulatory
approval for multiple companion diagnostic assays. ArcherDX is
headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Learn more
at www.archerdx.com and follow @ArcherDXInc on Twitter,
Facebook and LinkedIn.
POSITION SUMMARY :
As the Director of Clinical Software Engineering, you will lead
the development of our clinical products that are will be approved
by regulatory authorities and used to diagnosis and provide
treatment paths for patients around the world.
What this role will involve:
Leading the cross functional development of the clinical
software offerings. The focus is on the development of the software
system as a whole from the sequencer to the final result including
the bioinformatics pipeline, web application, cloud infrastructure
What you should know about us:
The challenges and rewards of working in cancer genomics ensure
that we are never bored.
We have high standards. In our domain, details really
We take joy in teamwork and collaboration.
Our tech stack includes Django, Postgres, AWS, VMWare, Docker,
Jenkins, Terraform, git, Python, C++ and a ton of Bioinformatics
The software team is a multifunction group with technical
leadership and includes specialists in bioinformatics, algorithm
development, web development, UX design, DevOps, and software
What we’re looking for: Extensive experience leading and
coordinating a multidisciplinary team but both direct and matrixed
Strong familiarity with AWS
Familiarity with bioinformatics analysis
Familiarity with cybersecurity
A genuine appreciation for how wonderful automated testing and
An appetite for continuous improvement
An ability to communicate complex issues with clarity, respect,
A desire to be part of a tight-knit team of smart, passionate
engineers and scientists
Bonus points for experience with and/or enthusiasm for: Working
under a controlled software development life cycle
Love of automated testing
Molecular biology / genomics
Job performance will involve a variety of activities
Provide strategic analytical leadership throughout the product
Participate in cross-functional teams (including bioinformatics,
software, clinical development, manufacturing, quality and
Develop road maps for software development and operations based
on cross functional need and timelines.
Reviewing, understanding, and complying with ArcherDX HIPAA
Security policies and procedures.
Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health
information and European Union personal data.
Processing and handling of European Union personal data only as
directed by ArcherDX for purposes of personalized molecular
10+ professional experience in IT or software engineering
5+ years in software engineering experience
5+ years in management experience
3+ years in medical devices or other regulated
Broad knowledge and experience across software lifecycles
Experience with NGS is a plus
Knowledge of genetics, familiarity with genomic data, NGS
Working knowledge of cGMP/CFR/FDA regulations
Experience with applicable FDA regulations and ISO standards,
working knowledge of international regulations strongly
Drive and Determination
Proven managerial skills to bring teams together to achieve
Demonstrated scientific "problem solving" skills
Problem solver comfortable operating in the grey-space and
driving forward with risk balanced decision making
Strong communication and presentation skills
Proven Ability to thrive in a start-up/change oriented