Scientific Programmer (Pharma, Temp-To-Perm) (Python, Gendata)(v069)

  • Contract Duration: 12+ months, Hybrid, Temp-to-Perm
  • Research & Development
  • Boston, MA

Website Lenox Executive Search

Job description

Lenox Executive Search is seeking an experienced Scientific Programmer to fill a 12 month (Temp-To-Perm) contractual position. The ideal candidate would have demonstrated experience in developing software solutions that address challenging problems within the Pharmaceutical/Biotech Research area, particularly in supporting high throughput screening (HTS) data analysis and visualization workflows. A Masters or PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry is preferred, or a computer science degree with 4+ years at a pharmaceutical or biotech company.

RESPONSIBILITIES of the Scientific Programmer:

  • Provide operational support to biology teams by creating and maintaining database stored procedures in Oracle to process research data.
  • Create data parsers to integrate instruments and workflows into Genedata
  • Migrate existing code to new frameworks.
  • Working knowledge of high throughput screening (HTS) data analysis
  • Experience working with visualization workflows
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment with Research, Data Science, and Computational Sciences.

REQUIREMENTS for the Scientific Programmer:

  • Bachelor’s degree, MS Degree preferred
  • 6+ years’ experience in software development, preferably at a pharmaceutical or biotech company
  • Significant experience in Oracle (particularly PL/SQL), Python and JavaScript.
  • Scientific background in Biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry preferred
  • Experience in API development and data visualization a big plus
  • Experience with AWS strongly preferred
  • Experience with Genedata APIs strongly preferred
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $65.00 – $75.00 per hour

Experience level:

  • 6 years


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Boston, MA 02210: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • How many years of API development experience do you have?


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Oracle (particularly PL/SQL: 5 years (Required)
  • Python: 4 years (Required)
  • API development: 4 years (Required)
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