System Engineer - Software (ADX-227.19)

| Greater Boulder Area

SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER (ADX-227-19) 

THE COMPANY: ArcherDX, Inc. - www.ArcherDX.com

 

ArcherDX is advancing molecular diagnostics with a robust technology platform for genetic mutation detection by next-generation sequencing. By combining patented Anchored Multiplex PCR (AMP™) chemistry in an easy-to-use, lyophilized format and powerful bioinformatics software, the Archer® platform enhance genetic mutation identification. ArcherDX provides oncology-focused research products and is pursuing regulatory approval for multiple companion diagnostic assays. ArcherDX is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Learn more at www.archerdx.com and follow @ArcherDXInc on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Our assay relies heavily on software to operate. In the Systems Engineer role your responsibility is to ensure that the software part of the assay system meets our customer’s needs and is safe and secure. You’ll do this by working cross-functionally to develop system requirements and verification and allocating those requirements to software systems. You’ll contribute to the software technical architecture and implementation as well as collaborating on verification and validation. The work you do will contribute to the overall safety and security risk management.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Job performance will involve a variety of activities including:
  • Work with Agile Scrum product team.
  • Work horizontally with other departments in company.
  • Work vertically with customer or product owners.
  • Establish and maintain compliant processes for and perform all phases of SDLC
    • Planning
    • Configuration Management
    • Contributing to system requirements and allocating them to software requirements
    • Refining software requirements into software architecture using techniques of systems engineering.
    • Verification
    • Validation
    • Deployment
    • Operations
    • Security Risk Management
    • Safety Risk Management
  • Oversee software development life cycle
  • Collaborate on system development life cycle
  • Review, understanding, and compliance with ArcherDX HIPAA Security policies and procedures.
  • Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information and European Union personal data.
  • Processing and handling of European Union personal data only as directed by ArcherDX for purposes of personalized molecular pathology.

 

ExperiencE: 

  • 8+ years working on software engineering
    • Our stack is AWS, python and CentOS, experience with these is preferred
  • 4+ years working with system engineering life cycle
  • 2+ years developing software architecture
  • 4+ years working in pharmaceutical or medical device industries.
  • Strong experience in requirements management system (DOORS, JAMA, etc.)
  • Familiarity with IEC 62304/ISO 13485 preferred

 

Key Attributes:

  • You have strong communication and presentation skills
  • You want to work on a team. You want to work closely with smart, passionate engineers and scientists. You want to get regular feedback.
  • You are able to communicate complex issues with respect and tact.
  • You are comfortable working in a regulated environment.
    • We have high standards
    • Details matter
    • We have a lot of rules
  • Integrity of character. You need to be able to speak up when necessary.

 

Education and EXPERIENCe:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related STEM field

· SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

· This position does not have any direct supervisory responsibilities.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

· This position operates in a professional office environment.

The job requires an individual to routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones and photocopiers.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

· The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

· The employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

· The employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to fingers, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.

· The employee is occasionally required to stand or walk.

 

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK:

· This is a full-time position working standard business hours. This position may require the flexibility to work diverse schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

 

This job description is not designed to cover nor contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

Conveniently located minutes from downtown Boulder via Pearl Street or the Goose Creek Path. Easily commutable from all directions.

An Insider's view of ArcherDX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Collaborative - when I walk through the ArcherDX office at any time of day, I can see cross-functional collaboration in action. Our team members are constantly connecting in structured and unstructured meetings to solve problems and achieve goals.

Sarah

Corporate Recruiter

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration between functional groups is key to the Logistics team's success at Archer. Working closely with Sales, Manufacturing, Assay Development, Customer Support, Finance and QA allows us to provide better customer service by improving our processes, troubleshoot, brainstorm new ideas, learn from each other and share our best "dad" jokes.

Judy

Logistics Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Creativity requires a break from the routine and the screen. Here at Archer the team gets creative through walks to the food trucks, lunch runs, climbing gym sessions or a few end of the week craft brews. Some of our best algorithms were developed or refined on the climbing gym mat.

Aaron

VP of Bioinformatics and Commercial Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The marketing team brings in and drives the voice of our customers across the organization. Each strategic decision we make at ArcherDX is informed by a deep, customer-centric approach, where we use our insights to better understand how we can deliver an exceptional experience and aim to positively impact the lives of the patients we serve!

Ali

Director, Global Marketing

What are ArcherDX Perks + Benefits

ArcherDX Benefits Overview

ArcherDX offers a competitive and generous benefit package including:

• Medical PPO or HMO and Dental-82% of monthly premium covered by the company
• Optional vision, life, FSA, dependent care plans
• Basic AD&D, Short and Long Term disability-covered 100% by the company
• 160 hours PTO per calendar after three months of service
• 6-weeks parental leave covered 100% by the company
• 401K with company match with potential of up to $2000/year
• 2019 bonus - 5% based on company objectives (for non-commissioned employees)
• Company stock options for all employees
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Ecopass

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Archer sponsors family oriented events annually. This year, we had our summer picnic at the Boulder Reservoir.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Archer hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5250.
Cross functional training encouraged
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