Backend Web Developer

at Bio-Rad Laboratories open_in_new
Pleasanton, CA, USA
Job type
full time
2 years ago

Job description

Backend Web Developer (Software Developer III Non-IT) Bio-Rad Laboratories

Overview Who We Are and What We Do

Bio-Rad is an established Fortune 1000 biotech company that creates products that help people live longer, healthier lives. Bio-Rad’s Digital Biology Group (DBG) in Pleasanton makes products (including data products) that are helping to eradicate cancer (among other things). We’ve worked hard at building a great culture here at the DBG that cultivates collaboration and innovation, and people are honestly really passionate about what they do here. Check Us Out

What We Are Looking For

A solid backend developer who will develop and own our cloud-based applications and platform for all our data products at the DBG. Are you passionate about delivering highly scalable and reusable code? Does driving and influencing cloud strategy at a Fortune 1000 company excite you?


  • Be one of the founding members of our new cloud data platform.
  • Work in a collaborative environment to apply well architected solutions within this space.
  • Architect complex business logic and features to add to our web based applications from concept to implementation.
  • Work alongside Scientists, Marketing, and R&D Engineers through the Product Development life cycle and beyond.
  • Develop / Improve the core infrastructure for high scalability.
  • Working with an awesome group of humble, (super smart), hardworking team players that own their technical debt and slay it.


  • 5+ years’ experience as a Software Developer.
  • Hands-on development experience with Python, Flask and Java in Linux environments.
  • Have successfully built scalable APIs according to best practices.
  • Experience with MySql, NoSQL databases, familiarity with Spark or Redshift Data warehousing.
  • Experience with Cloud Hosting (AWS preferred).
  • Quick learner with the ability to understand complex workflows and develop and validate innovative solutions to solve difficult problems.
  • Experienced with test automation: TDD, unit/integration/functional testing.
  • Experienced implementation efforts following an Agile software development lifecycle approach.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A team-oriented contributor that aims to enhance the effectiveness of their colleagues.

About Bio-Rad:

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 7,800 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

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Agency Non-Solicitation:

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

How to apply

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