Job Openings in Biotechnology Informatics -- Baltimore, MD

Steve Lincoln lincoln at cshl.org
Thu Mar 10 18:16:13 EST 1994


Interested parties should email ASCII vitas to me (lincoln at cshl.org) or USMail
or FAX vitas to:

Dr. Michael Knapp
Molecular Tool, Inc.
5210 Eastern Ave
Baltimore MD  21224
FAX 410-558-5910

No phone calls please.

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Job Opportunities in Biotechnology Informatics -- Baltimore, MD

Molecular Tool Inc., a small, young, and aggressive biotechnology company,
seeks computing professionals to develop a complete Laboratory Information
Management System for large scale genetic testing applications. All positions
require a flexible and pragmatic "can-do" attitude and the ability to work with
and learn new technologies quickly.  

The company has a strong commitment to heterogeneous systems and Rapid
Application Development through the use of a variety of top quality development
tools.  We also require the ability to work with and integrate many different
hardware platforms and software tools in a highly technical environment. 
Experience in Biotechnology or Biomedical environments is a big plus for these
positions. 


Senior Scientific Programmer

Duties will include laboratory database and user-interface development,
implementation of analytical tools, systems integration, and laboratory
personnel support.  Duties will also include coordination of larger software
development projects within a small team and some systems design.

For this position, you must have a wide breadth of computing and software
development experience in scientific or engineering environments.  To be
considered for this job you must have all of the following:

- Five years of scientific software development experience, and an MSCS or
equivalent experience. Post-Docs are strongly encouraged to apply as well.
- Software development team and project management experience. 
- Fluent C/C++ programming skills, particularly for graphical user-interfaces,
SQL databases, and numerical methods. 
- Both MS-Windows GUI development experience and Unix development experience. 
Macintosh development experience a plus.
- Experience programming in one or more Object-Oriented dynamically typed
languages (e.g. Smalltalk, Lisp/CLOS, or similar).  Ability to work with
existing Fortran, Pascal, and Basic code as well.
- Experience using, customizing, and integrating higher-level tools for SQL
database access, reporting, and statistics on Macintosh and PC. 
- BSCS level fluency with statistics and numerical methods.
- Extensive experience with Novell, AppleTalk, and TCP/IP networking in mixed
environment of Macintosh, PC, and Unix systems. 


Scientific Programmer

Duties include laboratory database and user-interface development,
implementation of analytical tools, systems integration and administration, and
laboratory personnel support.  For this position, you must have strong
technical skills in a variety of areas:

- Three years of scientific computing experience. Post-Docs are strongly
encouraged to apply as well.
- Fluent C/C++ programming skills, particularly for graphical user-interfaces,
SQL databases, and numerical methods. 
- MS-Windows GUI development experience, and either Unix and/or Macintosh
development experience.
- Experience programming in one or more Object-Oriented dynamically typed
languages (e.g. Smalltalk, Lisp/CLOS, or similar). 
- Experience using, customizing, and integrating higher-level tools for SQL
database access, reporting, and statistics on Macintosh and PC. 
- BSCS level fluency with statistics and numerical methods.
- Experience with Novell, AppleTalk, and TCP/IP networking in mixed environment
of Macintosh, PC, and Unix systems. 


Contract Programmer

3-6 month full-time position.  You must have very strong demonstrated technical
skills:

- Fluent C/C++ programming skills for MS-Windows GUI and SQL/Server client
development.  Experience with other Windows and SQL/Server development tools a
plus (e.g. PowerBuilder, VB, Report Generators, etc.)
- Experience using, customizing, and integrating higher-level tools for SQL
database access, reporting, and statistics on Macintosh and PC. 


Contract Systems Integrator/Administrator/Engineer

Up to 6 month full-time position. Duties will include the set-up,
documentation, and administration of:

- A SQL database server accessible through both named-pipes and IP sockets. 
Windows-NT is the likely platform. 
- A Unix system with a direct Internet connection.  Setup of Internet news
spooling and SMTP based WAN E-mail. 
- A highly integrated PC and Mac E-mail client system.
- AppleShare and Novell servers. 
- PC and Mac network nodes with AppleTalk, IPX and TCP/IP support.
- Thorough TCP/IP security on all systems in an Internet environment. 
- Automated backups of all systems. 
- Implementation and testing of a disaster recovery plan. 

Only individuals with experience in all of the above areas need apply. 
Multi-talented individuals will have opportunities to extend employment at the
company beyond this contract. 






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