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Software Engineer (Team Acceleration) at BioRender

Toronto, ON / Remote
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About the role

Effective visuals and designs give scientists the tools to convey incredibly complex scientific concepts in an unambiguous, universally accessible way. At BioRender, our mission is to empower the world to learn and communicate science faster through visuals. We are passionate about democratizing science communication in order to accelerate scientific discovery.

As a Software Engineer on the Internal Tooling team, you’ll collaborate with Finance, Customer Experience, Sales, and other teams to create tools and integrations that make work more enjoyable and efficient for internal teams. Your work will be hugely impactful as you’ll be leading the architecture and implementation for tools and features that BioRender teams use every day to deliver value to customers. 

Our ideal fit

  • Has a strong sense of ownership, likes to participate in defining requirements and has experience setting up projects from scratch 
  • Likes to work cross-functionally to identify areas where technology can improve efficiency and can translate team pain points into internal products
  • Sets a high standard on code quality, tests, and code review
  • Excellent technical communication skills 
  • Ability to explain complex solutions clearly to others
  • Growth mindset, excited to learn new libraries/technologies (but practical about adopting them for production)
  • Creative problem solver

Sample projects:

  • Build an admin panel with a granular permissioning system to enable teams to: Make user account changes, track revenue from all channels and modify subscriptions, upload and tag creative product content (icons, templates), easily set up enterprise accounts
  • Set up an internal analytics system and set up API integrations with external vendors (stripe,, hubspot, etc) to enable internal teams to make decisions based on data

What you bring to the table

  • You are proficient in web development and Javascript testing (2 + years of experience), comfortable with React, Node.js and MongoDB
  • You have a demonstrated ability to (creatively) solve complex architectural problems, think about tradeoffs and systems design
  • You have excellent technical communication skills (code documentation, architectural documents and presentation) 
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in software development in a fast paced, iterative environment

About us

BioRender is a software tool that allows scientists to accelerate groundbreaking research across the life sciences by reducing the time it takes to visually communicate research from many hours to just minutes while drastically improving outputs. We aim to save scientists over 1 billion hours of wasted time per year so they can spend it performing life-changing medical research, teaching the scientists of tomorrow, and helping people understand the world around them.

An incredible group of investors back us, including Y Combinator, Refactor and some of the most successful life science entrepreneurs in the world. Our customers range from the world’s largest pharmaceutical and biotech companies to the most renowned universities and research institutions.

Our tight-knit group is bonded by its shared commitment to our core values of resourcefulness, curiosity, integrity, empathy and humility. By both individually and collectively embodying these values, we can create clean, powerful, elegant solutions that delight our customers.

We are committed to building a warm, inclusive, and diverse environment. We believe that people do their best work when they feel good, and every member of our team deserves to feel safe, empowered, and supported. To this end, we offer a comprehensive set of benefits, including:

Competitive salary 

Stock options in a hypergrowth startup - we're growing more than 100% year over year!

Health and dental benefits for you and your family from your first day, including an HSA and extended mental health benefits

Annual professional development budget and regular learning opportunities 

3 Recharge Long Weekends per year, in addition to vacation days 

Veterinary bill reimbursement program

Regular virtual team events to stay connected

Fast-paced, mission and values-driven environment with highly engaged coworkers

Ideally, you would work onsite at our office in Toronto; however, given the ongoing restrictions brought on by COVID-19, this is currently a remote position. We are open to considering continuing in a remote capacity once restrictions are lifted.

If your interest is piqued, please apply. We'd love to hear from you. Also, be sure to check out other listings on our Careers page.

BioRender is an equal opportunity employer and as such does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, national origins, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.  Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

Why you should join BioRender

The Adobe Creative Suite for Life Sciences