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We're looking for exceptional people to help scientists attack some of the most challenging problems in the world. Our team partners directly with biomedical researchers working to prevent and treat a wide range of diseases (HIV, cancer, diabetes, auto-immune diseases, asthma, allergies, and others); we learn about their science and unique needs, and develop solutions to their data management and analytical challenges. We release everything we develop as open-source software, accelerating research in labs and networks throughout the world. We are serious about developing high quality software, delivering innovative solutions, and contributing to the research community, but we're just as committed to maintaining an enjoyable, collaborative and flexible work environment.

LabKey Software is headquartered in Seattle, with a development office in San Diego.

Learn more about our company at www.labkey.com or visit our open-source community for more details on our software at www.labkey.org.

Open positions

We're growing quickly, so if another of our typical roles is your dream job we'd love to hear from you.

Benefits

We offer a truly flexible work schedule. You are paid for every hour you work, and you choose your own vacation and holiday schedule. We actually have fun at work with lunch outings, Whiskey Thursdays, release parties, and more. Other benefits include medical, vision, life and LTD insurance, FSA, 401(k), bonus plan, stock options, and paid sick time. Most importantly, LabKey is a great place to work with a cohesive team that truly enjoys what they're doing.

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Front End Developer (JavaScript), Seattle

Position Overview

As a Software Engineer at LabKey Software, you will help scientists attack some of the most challenging problems in the world. You will work with our team and customers to understand requirements, design solutions, and ensure a high quality product at all points during the development process.

Ideal Candidate

This person has significant experience in building web applications at the user interface level, internal/client API levels, and is highly proficient in JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks (ExtJS, jQuery, AngularJS, etc.). This person will be comfortable working up and down the stack, but have a passion for front end development. This person is enthusiastic about collaborating with other team members to improve the development process and customer experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work efficiently at all levels within a large, highly complex, existing code base
  • Translate client requests into general-purpose software solutions
  • Communicate clearly and consistently with clients on an ongoing basis,including discussing technical concepts with non-technical stakeholders
  • Learn the science necessary to understand client data, methods, and work flows
  • Demonstrate genuine Interest in contributing to and building a great product development team

Qualifications

In addition to a strong track record of working hard, taking ownership and learning new technologies quickly, you should have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science, bioinformatics, or equivalent
  • 2 - 5 years of professional software development experience with a consistent track record of owning feature level deliverables
  • Strong object-oriented design and coding ability, including experience with object oriented languages: Java, C#, C++
  • Proven knowledge of web-based, front end technologies (JavaScript/JavaScript Frameworks, jQuery, ExtJS, AngularJS, and HTML, CSS, JSP, AJAX
  • Experience with web application development (Spring, Tomcat) and relational databases (SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • An understanding of modern software development techniques, including the full SDLC, object-oriented design, continuous integration, version control, and agile methodologies
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills; comfortable with ambiguity
  • Experience solving bioinformatics problems (preferred)
  • Authorization to work in the US
  • Availability to work in downtown Seattle

Contact

Ready for a rewarding career where your work could improve people's lives? Email your resume to DevJobs@labkey.com, and please include your desired position in the subject line. Principals only; we will not respond to recruiters.

Senior Software Developer - Java/Web Applications, Seattle and San Diego

Position Overview

As a Software Engineer at LabKey Software, you will help scientists attack some of the most challenging problems in the world. You will work with our team and customers to understand requirements, design solutions, and ensure a high quality product at all points during the development process.

Ideal Candidate

This person has significant experience working with complex enterprise level systems, building customer facing web applications, and working in an agile/scrum environment. This person is highly proficient in Java (or C#) and open source technologies. This person will be comfortable working up and down the stack, have a passion for clean, concise code that is maintainable, and be able to learn new things quickly. This person is enthusiastic about collaborating with other team members to improve the development process and customer experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work efficiently at all levels within a large, highly complex, existing code base
  • Interface with clients and translate client requests into general-purpose software solutions
  • Communicate clearly and consistently with clients on an ongoing basis,including discussing technical concepts with non-technical stakeholders
  • Learn the bioinformatis science necessary to understand client data, methods, and work flows
  • Demonstrate genuine interest in contributing to and building a great product development team

Qualifications

In addition to a strong track record of working hard, taking ownership, and learning new technologies quickly, you should have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science, bioinformatics, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience with a consistent track record of owning feature level deliverables
  • Strong object-oriented design and coding ability, including experience with object oriented languages: Java, C#, C++
  • Proven knowledge of web-based, front end technologies (JavaScript/JavaScript Frameworks, jQuery, ExtJS, AngularJS, and HTML, CSS, JSP, AJAX)
  • Experience with web application development (Spring, Tomcat) and relational databases (SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • An understanding of modern software development techniques, including the full SDLC, object-oriented design, continuous integration, version control, and agile methodologies
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills; comfortable with ambiguity
  • Experience solving bioinformatics problems (preferred)
  • Authorization to work in the US
  • Availability to work in downtown Seattle or San Diego

Contact

Ready for a rewarding career where your work could improve people's lives? Email your resume to DevJobs@labkey.com, and please include your desired position in the subject line. Principals only; we will not respond to recruiters.

Marketing Manager, Seattle

Position Overview

As the Marketing Manager for LabKey Software, you will develop the company’s marketing strategy as well as execute it in support of our sales goals and growth objectives. You will act as the primary marketing point of contact for LabKey Software and develop a keen understanding of the challenges of marketing software in the Life Sciences industry. You will work seamlessly across all teams to help grow LabKey Software.

Ideal Candidate

This person is a dynamic marketer who is highly organized, able to multi-task, enjoys thinking “big” and gets things done. They also have a background in technology marketing, deep marketing skills, and a passion for working on a team dedicated to delivering an incredible customer experience. A strong track record of working hard (individually and as a team), taking ownership, and learning new technologies and industries quickly are assets we're looking for.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning – Develop, drive, and implement long-term marketing strategy from concept to execution, ensuring product adoption and service renewals contribute to our overall growth
  • Cross functional teamwork – Work with Program Management, Sales, Customer Service, Engineering, and our other teams to deploy effective campaigns
  • Demand generation – Develop demand and lead generation programs starting with our website and including webinars, white papers, case studies, events, social media and public relations while being creative to help us standout from the competition
  • Sales enablement – Craft and communicate the value propositions of LabKey Software products; develop tools that support the selling process, including sales enablement materials (e.g., website presence, webinars, social media, white papers, case studies, and public relations); utilize creativity to build best-in-class marketing materials to ensure sales growth and make us stand out from the competition
  • Branding– Working with our leadership team, define LabKey Software’s branding strategy and then ensure we deliver on it throughout our Marketing and Products
  • Analytics – Establish goals and metrics and be ROI driven to ensure we are making fact-based decisions while constantly exploring and testing new ways to efficiently and effectively drive higher growth

Qualifications

We’re a small and flexible team, and open to candidates with a wide range of experience who demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or similar; a technical degree combined with deep marketing experience will also be considered
  • 5+ years of progressive and broad-based strategic marketing, brand, and product marketing experience working with highly advanced, innovative technical products (i.e., software)
  • Proven ability to execute both strategically and tactically, balancing marketing, sales, and product needs with a high level of flexibility
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including an ability to work well with a geographically dispersed team and write/originate effective marketing and sales content
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively while maintaining a competitive drive to help us grow
  • A solid track record of end customer demand generation within B2B environments and new product introduction with technical products
  • Externally and internally customer focused, a passion for helping to build a customer centric company
  • In-depth understanding of sales including what drives salespeople, how to communicate with them, and the details of the sales process; support the need to drive high growth
  • Experience developing sales inspiring websites and proficient in content management systems, web design and development, SEO / SEM, web analytics and SFDC
  • Experience marketing products in the Life Sciences industry (preferred)

Contact

Ready for a rewarding career where your work could improve people's lives? Email your resume to MktgJobs@labkey.com, and please include your desired position in the subject line. Principals only; we will not respond to recruiters.


About LabKey Software

Founded in 2005 by former Microsoft, Amazon, and BEA Systems technical leaders, LabKey Software helps leading biomedical researchers make sense of their data. We build solutions tailored to our clients' needs by extending our secure, scalable, open-source platform for collaborative research. Our work benefits from and contributes to the open-source community, building an ever-more powerful and capable platform, available to everyone.

LabKey Software provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.