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Full Stack Developer

Scispot (YC S21)

Scispot (YC S21)

Software Engineering
Kitchener, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Company Overview: Scispot is one of Canada's fastest-growing startups, drawing the blueprint for the future of biotech data. Often referred to as the "Zapier and Snowflake of biotech data," our mission is to develop cutting-edge data infrastructure for biotech labs globally. By blending technology with biotechnology, Scispot is pioneering a new age of digital transformation in the biotech sector. With us, you have a chance to make a real impact, craft the digital spine of global biotech labs, and benefit from generous stock options.

Position: Full Stack Developer

Location: Remote (with an opportunity to relocate to Canada)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and deploy robust full-stack solutions that serve biotech labs.
  • Collaborate with our team to design architectural solutions, emphasizing scalability, performance, and maintainability.
  • Interface with the AI and ML teams to integrate transformer solutions that unify disparate R&D data.
  • Ensure consistent delivery of high-quality software by writing clean, modular, and testable code.
  • Build and maintain APIs, ensuring efficient data transmission between Scispot and external tools.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to translate user needs into functional requirements.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to enhance development efficiency and product potential.

Technical Stack:

  • Frontend: React JS, Next JS
  • Backend: Elastic Search, AWS Lambda, Rabbit MQ, Mongo DB, S3
  • Microservices-based architecture with GraphQL and Rest APIs


You may be fit for this role if you:

  • Have a solid technical background in designing and developing large-scale systems, particularly on AWS.
  • Can thrive under fluid conditions and strategically juggle tactical considerations.
  • Showcase proficiency with Lambda function, MQ, Java spring boot, Elastic Search, Dynamo DB, and S3 bucket.
  • Are adept at mastering new front-end and back-end technologies.
  • Are proficient in Python and have experience in building APIs.
  • Are familiar with microservices-based architecture and understand its intricacies.
  • Measure your achievements by business impact, not merely by lines of code.
  • Can synthesize the best ideas from across the organization and craft a compelling vision.
  • Collaborate effectively across teams, building and maintaining trust.
  • Are deeply committed to mentorship and nurturing the growth of engineers and managers.
  • Favor simplicity and intuitiveness in solutions and designs, always keeping scalability in mind.
  • Are passionate about propelling our customers (scientists and researchers in biotech) forward through top-tier product offerings.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Opportunity to work remotely from any part of the world.
  • Chance to relocate to Canada, becoming part of our main hub.
  • Generous stock options ensuring you have a direct stake in the company's success.
  • A fast-paced entrepreneurial environment where your contributions make a tangible difference.

Closing Note: At Scispot, we believe in the power of synergy between biotech and tech. If you are someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, looking to make waves in the biotech data sphere, we are eager to hear from you. Join us in crafting the next chapter of biotech data infrastructure.

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