Signature Science, LLC
  • - VA-Charlottesville
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Position Purpose:

A senior informatics cloud engineer will integrate existing data analysis, bioinformatics, and data management pipelines into a cloud-based (AWS) architecture.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Architect, develop, and deploy cloud solutions by taking existing applications and rebuild them as microservices to be deployed with other microservices in an AWS cloud environment
• Incorporate established security solutions when designing microservices
• Develop and deploy APIs to allow communication between co-located microservices
• Participate in architecture and design reviews to incorporate effective established standards into product design
• Collaborate with lead architect, security officers, and development team to evaluate and identify and implement optimal cloud solutions that are compliant with framework security requirements


Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

• Demonstrated expertise transitioning traditional thick-client scientific computing capabilities to cloud architecture, using AWS services including S3, RDS, SNS, SQS, IAM, CloudTrail, and others
• Expert proficiency working in a Unix/Linux environment
• Expert proficiency with containerization with Docker
• Proficiency with container orchestration technology, including Docker compose and Kubernetes
• Proficiency with database development and administration, including PostgreSQL and SQL Server
• Working knowledge of front-end development: Experience with HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript/TypeScript, React, and developing RESTful web service APIs with Node.js and ExpressJS
• Preferred: Experience working with large-scale genomics data or bioinformatics analysis
• Preferred: Experience with R
• Preferred: Experience with Helm, Elasticsearch, Keycloak, and Redux



• BS in computer science or related field + 8 years experience, or MS in computer science or related field + 5 years experience
• 5+ years experience developing and deploying containerized data analysis solutions as microservices using AWS






This position requires that the candidate be willing and able to complete a successful background screening for a security clearance. Candidates with an active or previously held security clearance are highly preferred.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

May serve as a task/project lead.


Working Conditions:

Ability to work in varying conditions to include: traditional office environments with extended sedentary periods required for software development related activities.

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