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Software Engineer, Bioinformatics
About Celsee

Celsee, Inc. is harnessing the gentle power of gravity to break down barriers in single-cell analysis.  The Genesis System’s unparalleled capture and viability rates enable scientists to analyze molecular signatures from hundreds to millions of cells, uniquely allowing the process of two Slide Technologies for improved results across applications such as single-cell cytometry, single-cell proteogenomics, single-cell transcriptomics, rare-cell enumeration, and immune monitoring. This groundbreaking technology can achieve accurate biological insight by capturing more cells and provides a practical, scalable, and efficient approach to analyze rare cells. It is open and customizable to support method and application development as well as protocol optimization. Why choose Celsee? Because Every Cell Matters.

Job Description & Responsibilities

We are searching for the right Software Engineer to work on our bioinformatics pipeline software stack. This code represents how we measure and analyze each of the individual cells. You will get the opportunity to work with other software engineers to build a full solution to both the Celsee scientists as well as our scientist customers. This position sits in the intersection of biology and computing.
You will be working in a small team environment. Multiple projects and multiple computing languages may be required. Flexible thinking is desired. Diversity of thought is encouraged.

Core Responsibilities:

Build and maintain bioinformatics pipelines
Create exportable containers (Docker/Kubernetes) to allow others to run these pipelines in their computing environments


A Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development or Computer Science or Equivalent Work Experience, as well as:

• 2+ years of Software Development Experience.
• Programming Experience with Python and Bash, and confidence working in Linux
• Familiar with Cloud Development Technologies (EC2, S3, Lambda, etc)
• Authorized to work in the US.

Special Requirements:

• Experience with Git
• Experience with deployment containers: Docker, Singularity, Kubernetes
• Experience with Open Source Bioinformatics Analysis Tools and Data for example: Dropseq, STAR, FASTQ, SAM/BAM, DGE

Work Environment:

Most work is performed in an indoor environment using a keyboard, mouse, and computer.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Benefits

The Celsee Experience includes flexible work schedules, health benefits, and the ability to work remotely.

Additional benefits include:
Paid time off
Health, prescription, dental and vision insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA)
Short and Long Term Disability insurance.

*Celsee, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position: Software Engineer, Bioinformatics

Thank you for your interest in the Software Engineer, Bioinformatics position. Your application has been submitted. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Job Rec #



Research & Development

Employment Type
Full Time, Exempt
Job Location
On-site; 100 Phoenix Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48108
Working Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Date posted
February 13, 2020
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