Full Stack Software Engineer - $10,000 Hiring Bonus

Job Posted 6/7/2022
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
5731 W. Las Positas Blvd
Remote, CA
United States
Category BioTech
Job Description

Bio-Rad Laboratories advances scientific discovery and improves healthcare through its unique combination of people, products, and a strong focus on the success of our customers. Our products are used worldwide by researchers to gain a greater understanding of disease and by clinical laboratories to provide high-value diagnostic test results. We have developed a solid and well-earned reputation for quality and customer service among university and research institutions, hospitals, public health and commercial laboratories, as well as biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and food safety industries. The company complements its customer-centric approach with a stable work environment for its employees to succeed. Bio-Rad was voted one of the Bay Area’s “Best Places to Work” in 2022. 


Job Description:


We are looking for an enthusiastic Full Stack Software Engineer to join us in developing a web application that is transforming the way scientists use Bio-Rad products, advance scientific discoveries, and improve the quality of healthcare. This opportunity offers the security, benefits, and work-life balance common to a large publicly traded company while maintaining a personal, flexible, and self-organized startup culture. We prioritize continuous improvement and take an incremental approach to rapidly delivering customer value, using best practices and the latest technology.


How We Do Development:

  • We believe that Development, SQA and Operations should work closely together and not "throw things over the wall."

  • Developers, testers, and operators are one in the same. We succeed together and we fail together.

  • We believe in automating everything. If you need to do it more than once, it is worth automating.

  • We take an iterative and incremental approach to our application and infrastructure.

  • The project is owned by the team, no piece is owned by one person, we all collaborate through swarming, code reviews, and other means to meet our goals.


NOTE: This position has the option to be 100% remote.


This position is eligible for a $10,000 HIRING BONUS: 

  • Bonus offered for a limited time only.

  • Bonus applicable to specific positions as labeled.

  • Bonus recipients must be employed at the time of payout.

  • Bonus payout after 30 days of employment with Bio-Rad.

  • Bonus offered to direct hires only. Agency hires and internal transfers are not eligible.

  • 12 months repayment clause.


  • Work within a team to plan, deploy, and maintain scientific applications.

  • Design, develop, test, and release new features focusing on customer experience. 

  • Use Typescript, React and Redux to build an easy-to-use user experience. 

  • Implement and help design microservice APIs. 

  • Engineer suitable release management procedures, monitor and support production application. 

  • Automate the provisioning of AWS resources, mostly using CloudFormation and Python. 

  • Use best practices for security and data protection. 

  • Continuously improve the team development process by speaking up and being receptive to feedback.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related technology discipline or equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years of experience in web application development. 

  • Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming language including Typescript, JavaScript and Python. 

  • Experience using Node.JS.

  • Experience using React.JS.

  • Experience designing and implementing web APIs.

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools including Git.

  • Understanding of the principles of automated testing platforms and unit tests.

  • Basic familiarity with cloud security: data protection, identity and access management, public key infrastructure. 

  • Comfortable in Linux/Unix command line.

  • Passion for writing clean, maintainable, well-organized code.

  • Highly Desirable Candidates Will also Have: 

  • Experience in Agile and DevOps environments and cultures. 

  • Familiarity with CSS and HTML.

  • Familiarity with React, Redux.

  • Boto3 experience.

  • Experience working with a cloud platform as a service (PaaS) environment. Preferably AWS.

  • Experience working on a customer-facing product.

  • Familiarity with modern cloud infrastructure capabilities (compute, storage, networking, containerization, microservices, lambda, NoSQL and SQL).

  • Familiarity with cloud security best practices.


Vaccination Requirement:


Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.


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 8,000 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.