Job Opening – Bio-Mathematician II or III

BioFire Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).


Bio-Mathematician II / III Posted: 11/18/19



Full-Time Biochemistry

Position Summary:

  • This is a full-time exempt position. Level II / III software bio-mathematicians write, document, and maintain BioFire Defense’s commercial and internal analysis and reporting software. They also author internal study reports to support activities in the following areas: research and development, validation, production, quality control, quality assurance, and regulatory affairs. Bio-mathematicians are expected to understand BioFire Defense core technology and scientific methods.

When working on software projects, bio-mathematicians should understand the specifications and schedules of the projects and work efficiently with their project managers, other developers, and testers to produce high quality design documentation and software. When specifications are incorrect, inconsistent, or could be improved, they should discuss changes with the project managers.

When working on analysis projects, bio-mathematicians are expected to interact with project leads to understand the scientific and/or business needs of the product user and to provide un-biased feedback. They must also perform some level of validation to ensure results presented in study reports are accurate.

Bio-mathematicians must check in their project code and design documents to source control on a regular basis. They should work actively with their teams to move software and study reports through the Quality System.


Training and Education:

  • Requires a graduate degree in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills.



  • 2+ years’ work experience of software development or a related field.




  • Experience with one of the following: C#, Java, C/C++, MATLAB, R, Minitab, or SAS
  • Windows OS experience

Writing and Communication:

  • Technical writing experience (including academic papers such as a thesis or dissertation)
  • Good verbal communication and presentation skills

Basic Engineering:

  • Source control
  • Defect tracking
  • Build systems


Benefits and Compensation:

  • We offer competitive salaries
  • 401k
  • Vacation/holiday pay
  • Medical benefits
  • Stimulating work environment

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