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Software Engineer

At Blueprint Medicines, as our name indicates, we are creating a blueprint for the future of healthcare.  We are a leading company in the personalized medicine revolution by focusing on delivering new medicines that are targeted to the genetic driver of disease.  We do this by leveraging our one-of-kind drug discovery platform to discover, develop and work to bring highly-selective kinase inhibitors to patients globally.  This prolific scientific platform has enabled Blueprint Medicine to build a pipeline of novel therapies that span three distinct areas of medicine; genomically defined cancers, rare diseases and cancer immunotherapy.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced software engineer to help build Blueprint data analysis platform. The individual will design and develop new and innovative ways to bring information to our users and enable timely, data-driven decision-making. Join our team and help us make a positive impact on cancer patients lives!


  • Design and develop user-friendly web applications to support Blueprint’s research and development efforts.
  • Participate in discussion with scientist to understand and help solve their challenges.
  • Maintain existing web and command line applications by improving performance or security, and implementing new features as request by scientists.
  • Manage and integrate data and communications from different data management systems and lab automation systems.
  • Design and develop web services to support inter-process/inter-application information exchanges.
  • Act as a resource/mentor for colleagues and potentially lead initiatives with manageable risks and resource requirements


  • Minimum 3-5 years of hands on technical experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field


  • Must have strong desire to build high performing, scalable, and secure systems and not settle for just a working/quick-and-dirty solution
  • Strong experience with web development, including programing with jQuery and Boostrap
  • Strong experience in user interface design.
  • Strong experience developing applications in Java, Play Framework, and Spring
  • Strong experience with SDLC, version control systems, and unit tests
  • Strong experience with Oracle and MySQL databases
  • Experience with Couchbase is a plus.
  • Experience with PL/SQL and stored procedures is a plus
  • Experience with natural language processing and machine learning technologies is a plus
  • Familiarity with Apache Spark, Hadoop, R, and Tibco Spotfire is a plus

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Blueprint Medicines’ mission is to dramatically improve the lives of patients with genomically defined diseases. Our singular focus is to use our deep understanding of the genetic blueprint of cancer and other diseases driven by the abnormal activation of kinases to craft highly selective medicines aimed at eradicating these diseases.

We don’t think in small steps. We think in giant leaps.

We are driven by the pursuit of new ideas, new innovations, and new ways of thinking.

We know that what each and every one of us does matters and that our success depends on our ability to work together. We believe we are at our best as a company when our employees are thriving and foster a culture that provides opportunities to grow and develop professionally, while also having fun.

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