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Loxo@Lilly Scientific Applications Full-Stack Developer (Multiple Locations) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Loxo@Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo@Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Louisville, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, NY, South San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

We are seeking a talented and highly motivated Full-Stack Developer to join our Discovery Bioinformatics group. The successful candidate will build and manage scientific applications to be used within the Discovery Bioinformatics group and its collaborators.

Roles and Responsibilities for the Position:

  • Develop a user-friendly web interface to automate scientific workflows, standardize analysis scripts, and organize -omics datasets

  • Utilize third-party API’s and SDK’s to communicate and integrate with off-the-shelf and custom software

  • Work closely with scientists and collaborators to understand their needs, propose solutions and implement new features

  • Work jointly with other developers and engineers to maintain best practices within a bioinformatics cloud ecosystem

Required Qualifications and Preferred Background:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s/PhD in computer science, bioinformatics, or equivalent experience

  • Exposure to computer science coursework including data structures and algorithms

  • 2+ years of full-stack web development with at least one Javascript framework (React, Angular, NodeJS)

  • A strong knack for creating visually appealing UX/UI, and ability to abide by clear design rules

  • Firm understanding of back-end web development design patterns and principles (RESTful API’s, JSON, SQL/NoSQL databases)

  • Experience communicating and executing systems design proposals

  • Comfortable with the Linux Command Line on a POSIX-compliant system

  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages (Python/Perl/Go/Bash)

  • Domain knowledge of NGS bioinformatics pipelines, workflows, and analyses a plus

  • Working knowledge of AWS Cloud Technologies (S3, Lambda, RDS, EC2, SES, Cloudwatch) a plus

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Loxo) currently anticipates that the base salary for the Senior Scientist level position could range from between $103,200 to $151,423 and the Principal Scientist position would range from $118,700 to $172,13, and will depend, in part, on the successful candidate’s qualifications for the role, including education and experience. This position will also be eligible for a company bonus (depending, in part, on company and individual performance). In addition, Loxo provides a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees, including vacation, medical, dental and vision benefits; participation in a 401(k) plan; life and accidental death and disability coverage; parental leave benefits and employee discounts for certain items. The compensation described above is subject to change and could be higher or lower than the range described.

Available Locations for this Role:

  • South San Francisco, CA

  • Alexandria Center, NY

  • US Based- Remote

Physical Demands/Travel:

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office duties.

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

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the role and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company (subject to applicable law).

Loxo Oncology, Inc. (“Loxo”) is committed to help individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process for positions at Loxo, please email for further assistance. Please note, this email address is intended for use to request an accommodation as a part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.