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From: Soheil Shams
Date: 7 Oct 2004
Subject: El Segundo, CA: Senior Pattern Recognition Software Engineer at BioDiscovery

Job Summary

Looking for a motivated individual with a proven experience in development of commercial grade software systems to become part of our development team. As a key member of the team this individual will design and develop complex Java-based applications, as well as modify and maintain existing software, as related to applications in image analysis and statistical pattern recognition. Primary focus of this position is to produce high-quality commercial Java applications. Bioinformatics background and knowledge of microarray technology is preferred. Experience working within a cross-disciplinary development group required.


  • Develop, maintain, and support bioinformatics image and data analysis applications using Java swing technologies
  • Develop software independently as well as in conjunction with others in the development team.
  • Maintain and debug existing application code.
  • Creation and maintenance of detailed requirement documents and development plan independently and with product management staff.
  • Participate in design and code reviews.
  • Develop software licensing interfaces to commercial packages, such as Flexlm
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Proven design, debugging, and programming skills using Java and swing technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of OOP and Design Patterns.
  • experience building user-friendly GUI in Swing
  • Experience with Ant, XML, UML, jUnit and CVS
  • knowledge of statistical analysis techniques such as hypothesis testing, regression analysis, re-sampling, experimental design
  • knowledge of image analysis approaches such as image/signal filtering and pattern recognition
  • Background in Biology/Genomics and particularly microarrays is desirable.

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Applied Math, or equivalent.
  • Four to Eight (4-8) years experience in software development life cycle
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience with custom application software development using Java.
For consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
BioDiscovery, Inc.
100 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 1230
El Segundo, CA 90245

Fax; (310)414-8111
E-mail: hrmail@BioDiscovery.com

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