Software Engineer/ Computer Scientist San Diego

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Software Engineer/ Computer Scientist San Diego

Software Engineer/Computer Scientist
San Diego
Jobcode 245-CSMP
Job Description:



BS/BA Life Science or Computer Information Science
5 or more years programming experience with the following languages: Java, PL/SQL, HTML/DHTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, Visual Basic, C/C++, Perl, shell scripting
5 or more years experience using Oracle RDBMS (8i, 9i, 10g) in software development
3 or more years experience supporting drug discovery research programs in an informatics role in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry
Strong understanding of small molecule drug discovery processes
Understanding and experience in the software development life cycle (requirements gathering, prototyping, source control, defect tracking, etc.)
Proficiency on UNIX/Linux operating systems
Willingness to travel to Japan on occasion (2-3 times a year)
Excellent communication, personal and organizational skills

MS/PhD in a scientific discipline
Proficiency with many of the following systems/solutions/toolkits: Oracle, BEA Weblogic, ActivityBase, Assay Explorer, ISIS Host, chemical cartridges (Daylight, JChem, ISIS Direct, CambridgeSoft), JChem API/Tools, CDK, Spotfire, Pipeline Pilot, Chemical Drawing packages (Chemdraw, ISIS Draw), Hibernate, AJAX, Apache Jakarta tools (Ant, Log4j, Commons, Tomcat, POI, Net, etc.) Xlfit, Prism, GraphPad, Windows, MS Office, Visio, Erwin
Involvement in the development of the following: compound registration, structure searching, sample management, reagent inventory management, screening data warehousing
Knowledge and understanding of some of the following: Watson LIMS, ACD Labs NMR & MS Processor, Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELN), OpenEye Toolkit, Corina, Crossfire, SciFinder
Knowledge and understanding of the following inudstry specifications: SDF, MOL, PDB, HTTP, XML DOM2, CSS, HTML, Serviet 2.4 / JSP 1.2, JSR 168/286, TCP/IP
Working understanding and knowledge of organic/medicinal/protein chemistry, statistics, molecular biology, pharmacology, cell biology, crystallography, enzyme kinetics
Strong skills in web usability and web application design
Experience developing software that has interfaced with laboratory equipment and barcode scanners
Bilingual in Japanese
Job Responsibilities:

Support all scientific staff with research computing needs
Technical lead in transferring research information systems to our parent company in Japan
Identify industry software solutions and databases that will enhace scientific productivity
Interact with Information Analysts, Information Technology, and scientists to maintain/enhance/build proprietary software solutions for our parent company in Japan
Write project plans and maintain software source code (documentation and control systems)
Work with IT on upgrades of components and proprietary software
Participate in Informatics biweekly meetings, architectural strategy, and annual department goals
Present and demonstrate software solutions to scientists
Collaborate with scientific departments to build software tools
Contribute in data modeling and workflow analysis
Interact with other developers to develop reusable components and define interfaces
How to apply
Please note all inquiries with job code. Mail resumes to:

Takeda San Diego
Attn: Human Resources
10410 Science Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92121

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