Sr. Software Engineer – High Performance Computing, Genomics team

Sr. Software Engineer – High Performance Computing, Genomics team

Santa Clara
Posted 1 year ago

Falcon Computing is a promising startup developing infrastructure for customized computing and acceleration solutions for both on-premises and cloud environments. Falcon’s accelerated applications are built on top of its runtime system and acceleration libraries in selected application domains such as genomics data processing and machine learning. They can provide orders-of-magnitude performance and power efficiency, all without any change of application code. Our genomics development team is building accelerated, high-performance clinical grade software with support for different types of sequencing. It is a seeking talented and self-motivated engineer to join its team to develop new sequencing pipelines.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Closely work with product management team in defining the roadmap
  • Develop pipelines based on bioinformatics algorithms
  • Integrate pipelines with accelerated libraries and cloud computing frameworks
  • Participate in all phases of feature development from specification, software architecture design, algorithm design to implementation and testing

Job Requirements

  • BS/MS/PhD in CS/EE or related fields with at least five years of experience in HPC
  • Excellent programming skills in C/C++
  • Multi-threading and parallel data processing expertise
  • Expertise in algorithm analysis and design
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


  • General architectural knowledge of accelerators like FPGAs and GPUs
  • Familiarity with OpenCL or similar frameworks
  • Familiarity with Genomics sequencing pipelines

Falcon prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status

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