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Software Engineer with Chemistry Experience

Parabon NanoLabs is seeking exceptional software engineers with backgrounds in chemistry to join our team in Reston, Virginia to help develop the next generation of the Parabon inSēquio Design Studio — the leading commercial CAD application for designing DNA nanostructures. Successful hires will join an interdisciplinary research group pursuing an ambitious, long-term project aimed at achieving major scientific advances in the field of DNA nanotechnology and its pharmaceutical applications.

The person who joins our team will work on the next generation of the inSequio Design Studio, specifically assisting with the development of a new immersive gesture-based 3D user interface, integrating existing molecular modeling and simulation software into inSequio, adding support for managing simulations and viewing simulation results, and improving the inSequio user experience.

For more information about our pharmaceutical applications of DNA nanotechnology, please visit http://parabon-nanolabs.com/therapeutics/

Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science
  • Experience programming in Java in a professional environment
  • Familiarity with software development tools and environments (Eclipse, SVN, Git, Ant, Maven)
  • Experience with multiple operating system platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows)
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages (e.g., bash, Bourne shell, Perl, PowerShell)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to quickly master and apply new technologies
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Willing to work in Reston, Virginia

Desired Qualifications, But Not Required:

  • MS degree in Computer Science
  • Background in chemistry a plus
  • Familiarity with molecular modeling and simulation software a plus
  • Graphical user interface development (3D user interface development would be a plus)
  • OpenGL programming experience
  • C++ experience
  • Familiarity with agile software development practices
  • Experience developing distributed applications

For more information about our pharmaceutical applications of DNA nanotechnology, visit http://parabon-nanolabs.com/therapeutics/

Send résumés to: careers@parabon.com

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