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Software Engineer

Location: London, United Kingdom

Reference: MG66

Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per annum (Plus Share Options)

Type: Permanent, full-time

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I am looking for software engineers to continue developing and scaling our products and infrastructure at Synthace.

The Project
Named by the World Economic Forum as one of the world’s 30 Technology Pioneers 2016, Synthace is re-imagining how we work with biology, exponentially improving the speed and quality of the final results. This is made possible through our high-level language and operating system for labs, Antha, which is already impacting how scientists work with biology in major companies like Dow, Merck and GSK.

Responsibilities:

You’ll be working within a tight-knit development team on exciting projects with plenty of technical challenge to get your teeth into, you will:

  • Design, build, test, and maintain high-performance and scalable microservices in a global, federated container cluster
  • Integrate and deploy custom and off-the-shelf software components
  • Manage deadlines and priorities in a dynamic environment that blends software and wet-lab development
  • Master our current technology stack which includes: Kubernetes Federation, Go, Google Cloud, Docker, and Ansible
In addition, you are committed to delivering high quality software to a tight schedule. Excellent communication skills are also a must in our fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment.

Key requirements:
  • BA/BS degree in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Unix development environments
  • Working knowledge of common network protocols (HTTP, TLS, GRPC)
  • Well versed in any of the following programming languages: C, C++, Java, Python, or Go
  • Working knowledge of HA and distributed systems

We offer a package including 25 days annual leave + public holidays, company share options, 10% of salary pension contribution, and income protection, life, and private medical insurances.