Principal Engineer

Scispot is one of Canada's fastest-growing startups, drawing the blueprint for the future of biotech data. Often referred to as the "Zapier and Snowflake of biotech data," our mission is to develop cutting-edge data infrastructure for biotech labs globally. By blending technology with biotechnology, Scispot is pioneering a new age of digital transformation in the biotech sector. With us, you have a chance to make a real impact, craft the digital spine of global biotech labs, and benefit from generous stock options.

Principal Engineer at Scispot

About Scispot:
At the heart of biotech data innovation, Scispot is redefining the standards of data infrastructure for biotech labs globally. Join us and play a critical role in this transformational journey.

Role: Principal Engineer
Location: Remote (with a potential to come to Canada)

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Data Infrastructure Leadership: Champion the architecture, design, and deployment of cutting-edge data infrastructure tailored for global biotech labs.
  2. Collaboration with AI & ML Teams: Collaborate closely with AI and ML units, ensuring integration of advanced solutions that enrich and streamline our data processes.
  3. Team Development and Mentorship: Guide and mentor junior team members, fostering a culture of growth and excellence, while continually learning from seasoned professionals and founders.
  4. Technical Excellence: Design, optimize, and manage robust APIs for efficient data communication and integration.Stay ahead of the curve by adopting and implementing emerging technologies and best practices in data infrastructure.

Tech Stack:

  • Frontend: React JS, Next JS
  • Backend: Elastic Search, AWS Lambda, Rabbit MQ, Mongo DB, S3, Java Spring Boot
  • Architecture: Microservices integrated with GraphQL and Rest APIs
  • AI Infrastructure: Proprietary ML & AI infrastructure utilising GCP and AWS

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Proficient with AWS and its suite of data services.
  • Hands-on experience with tools such as Lambda function, MQ, Java spring boot, Elastic Search, Python, Mongo DB, Dynamo DB, and S3 bucket.
  • Strong programming skills, particularly in Python, React & Javascript.
  • A solid grasp of microservices and associated best practices.
  • Experience in data engineering is preferred.

Why Join Scispot?:

  • Work from anywhere with a potential opportunity to be part of our Canadian core team.
  • Engage in challenging, impactful work in the realm of biotech data.
  • Competitive stock options.

If shaping the future of biotech data infrastructure resonates with you, we'd like to hear more. Send your resume to