Sampling Human is seeking a dynamic and innovative Software Engineer to join our team and boost our full-stack development capabilities. This role is crucial for maintaining and enhancing our IT infrastructure, which is integral to our mission of advancing high-throughput cell assays and liquid biopsies.

As a Software Engineer at Sampling Human, you will not only develop robust IT solutions but also be directly involved in applying these solutions to real-world scenarios. You will have the unique opportunity to work with our automated high-throughput system, which includes integrated SCARA robots, liquid handlers, incubators, and other advanced laboratory instruments. This system is central to our efforts in transforming manual laboratory protocols into high-throughput automated formats, offering a unique blend of software engineering and hands-on laboratory work.

You will be at the forefront of developing IT solutions that support our cutting-edge biotechnological research and operations. You'll be involved in a variety of projects, from database management to microservice architecture, and from front-end to back-end applications. This position offers not just a perfect blend of traditional software engineering, but also a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth. You'll be working in a state-of-the-art laboratory environment, where innovation thrives, and continuous learning is part of the culture. We provide an encouraging setting for you to develop new skills, explore new technologies, and contribute meaningfully to exciting projects.

What you'll be involved with

  • Engaging in cross-disciplinary projects that may extend beyond traditional software engineering
  • Developing and maintaining our microservice architecture and REST/API interfaces
  • Contributing to both front-end and back-end development of our applications
  • Occasional managment of databases for efficient data handling and retrieval
  • Maintenance of our automated high-throughput system featuring a SCARA robot, liquid handlers, incubators, and various lab instruments
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of automated laboratory protocols, translating manual processes into automated high-throughput formats

Experience, Skills, Attributes

  • Recent graduate or 1-2 years of experience in software development
  • Proficient in Python and eager to learn full stack development
  • Basic understanding of database management and interest in learning about microservice architecture
  • Exposure to front-end and back-end development practices (familiarity with Vue, TypeScript, React, PHP, C++ is advantageous)
  • Willingness to learn REST/API interfaces and their implementation
  • Strong problem-solving skills and adaptability to new technologies
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities
  • Proficiency in English for daily communication
  • Openness to learning and enthusiasm for innovative ideas

Extra credit

  • Interest in science, biology and cross-disciplinary research
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices and tools like GitLab, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with hardware-software integration
  • Familiarity with cloud computing vs. on-premise infrastructure
  • Experience in developing and maintaining high-availability systems

Perks

  • Laptop
  • Relocation assistance and support if needed
  • Snacks, drinks, and delicious (vegan/vegetarian) lunches from local bistros
  • Fully stocked espresso bar
  • State-of-the-art R&D facilities
  • Opportunity for career growth and self-development
  • Team events and a vibrant company culture

Work Environment/Physical Demands

This position requires working in an office and occasional visits to our labs. You will be expected to perform both collaborative and independent tasks, utilizing computers and standard office equipment. The role involves analytical thinking, attention to detail, excellent time management, and frequent communication with team members across different departments.

About Sampling Human

Sampling Human, Inc. is a pioneering life science tools company. Our technologies redefine the boundaries of flow cytometry, enabling high-throughput cell assays and liquid biopsies. Our biocytometry platform is a groundbreaking single-cell technology that boasts unmatched sensitivity and cost-effectiveness, and is commercialized through a range of reagent kits for research and personalized medicine applications.