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Senior Software EngineerData Engineering for Science

Two Six Labs
Arlington, VA 22201
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  • Senior Software Engineer-Data Engineering for Science

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington

    Job ID 2019-1179 # of Openings 1 State Arlington, VA Category Research Engineers/Scientists

  • Overview

    The Data Science Team applies expertise in machine learning, computational architectures, data visualization, and simulation to solve hard research challenges in high impact areas including cybersecurity, biological systems, and distributed sensor platforms. We've built large-scale data mining and generation pipelines, prototypes to visualize graphs with millions of nodes, and automated systems that detect malware, summarize source code, and predict protein stability.

    Our team values creativity, initiative, collaboration, and diversity. We strive for a fun and collegial atmosphere that encourages intellectual cross-pollination and professional growth. We're passionate about solving complex problems and enjoy working together at the leading edge of technology!


    As a Senior Software Engineer , you will build, update, and maintain tools for the management and analysis of large data sets derived from experiments run by partners in the fields of synthetic biology and materials science. These tools will run on one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, and support the research activities of a project team spanning disciplines and institutions. In addition to the engineering of data and their pipelines, you may build machine-learning-based analytical tools, support advanced human-computer interaction capabilities, or work to extract scientific insights.


    Key Qualifications:

    • 3+ years of Python software engineering experience.
    • 1+ years of experience managing large and imperfect data sets.
    • Familiarity with Linux scripting and configuration management tools.
    • Familiarity with software development tools and platforms (Git, Linux, Docker, etc.).
    • Great communication skills.
    • Relevant bachelor's degree or comparable practical experience.

    Nice to Have:
    • Familiarity with principles of UI/UX development.
    • Familiarity with machine learning tools (TensorFlow/Keras or PyTorch).
    • Experience working on high-performance computing platforms (e.g. with Slurm).
    • Experience working in research and development environments.
    • Familiarity with one or more of materials science, cellular/molecular biology, synthetic biology.

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    As a federal contractor, Two Six Labs has established affirmative action programs to ensure non-discrimination and affirmative action in Two Six Labs's policies and practices for qualified women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The narrative portion of Two Six Labs affirmative action plans for individuals with disabilities and veterans are available for inspection at our offices during normal business hours. Employees and applicants interested in inspecting these plans should contact Human Resources by phone 703-543-9662 or by email at hr@twosixlabs.com for assistance.

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    Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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