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Job Description

Parabon is seeking exceptional software engineers to join our team in Reston, Virginia to help develop the next generation of Parabon inSequio™ Design Studio - the leading commercial CAD application for designing DNA nanostructures. Successful hires will join an interdisciplinary team developing software that will enable major scientific advances in the field of DNA nanotechnology and its pharmaceutical applications. The person who joins our team will serve a key role in defining and implementing the next generation of the inSequio Design Studio, which will provide an immersive gesture-based 3D user interface for the design, optimization, simulation, and visualization of DNA nanostructures.   

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Skills & Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science
  • Experience programming in Java in a professional environment
  • Familiarity with software development tools and environments (Eclipse, SVN, Git, Ant)
  • Experience with multiple operating system platforms (Linux, Mac OS X, Windows)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to quickly master and apply new technologies
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Willing to work in Reston, Virginia

 Desired Qualifications, But Not Required:

  • MS degree in Computer Science
  • Background in chemistry a plus
  • OpenGL programming experience
  • Experience designing and implementing 3D CAD software
  • Familiarity with 3D graphics programming concepts
  • Experience developing interactive graphics
  • Experience developing Eclipse plugins
  • Python programming language
  • Engineering mechanics or physics
  • Familiarity with agile software development practices

About Parabon NanoLabs

Parabon NanoLabs, Inc. is a vertically integrated DNA technology company that develops next-generation therapeutic and forensic products, which leverage the enormous power of DNA. Staffed by a uniquely qualified team of scientists and technologists, with expertise ranging from bioinformatics and oncology to chemistry and computer science, the Company is bringing to market revolutionary new products and services made possible by recent advances in DNA sequencing, processing and manufacturing technologies.


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