Software Engineer

University of Michigan
Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
United States Michigan Ann Arbor


Part of the role will be to improve algorithm performances (benchmarking, multi-threading, etc. and graphical methods to visualize high-throughput data, in which methods should be exposed as web-services and be user-friendly. The successful candidate will also be responsible for deploying and maintaining computational packages in order to keep it "bug free" as well as anticipating and troubleshooting problems; Responsibilities also include maintaining technical documentation detailing the mechanics of the implemented packages, the different parameters, user cases, etc. The person in this role will interact with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to implement and manage computational methods linked to high-throughput data.


Knowledge of JavaScript (JS) data visualization libs, such as D3.js, Fabric.js, and Three.js. Knowledge of at least two of the following scripting languages: Python, Perl, R, Matlab. Knowledge of Linux environment, including but not limited to, Bash, server monitoring, scale-up, and Jenkins. Knowledge of unit testing and code integration, specifically good knowledge of Git.

Minimum bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college in Computer Science or related field. At least two (2) years of experience in web development. Experience writing technical and/or scientific reports and documents.

Start date

As soon as possible

Start date

To be determined

How to Apply

Apply by email: A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


Lana Garmire