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Principal Software Engineer

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Tarrytown, New York
Start date
Jun 21, 2024

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Engineering, Software Engineer
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

The Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC) is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join its Application Development team. The RGC focuses on leveraging large-scale genetic data to uncover the roots of human diseases and accelerate development of targeted treatments. At the RGC, we're not just coding; we're decoding the secrets of human genetics to fight diseases.

Your role will involve building foundational services that facilitate the processing, analysis, and sharing of big data to support the mission of the RGC.

As a Principal Software Engineer, a typical day might include:

  • Implementing innovative approaches to managing and querying big data

  • Fine-tuning database queries for speed and efficiency

  • Developing highly scalable and fast APIs written in Python, TypeScript and R

  • Utilizing AWS services such as Athena, Redshift, Aurora, Glue, Lambda, and ECS to build cloud native solutions

  • Prioritizing and completing multiple initiatives in an agile environment

  • Leveraging new and emerging technologies to incorporate into portfolio of solutions

  • Ensuring alignment to architecture guidelines and frameworks related to logging, authentication, security, error recovery, etc.

This job might be for you if, you:

  • Measure database and API response times in milliseconds

  • Want to work for a mission-oriented organization led by science

  • Enjoy developing solutions that have immediate impact on users

  • Have an eye for detail and pride yourself on the quality of your work

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment

To be considered for this role, you must have a bachelors degree or higher with at least 6 years of relevant IT experience. Expert knowledge of data modeling, web application and cloud-based architecture patterns including hands on experience with the following: TypeScript, Python, MySQL/Postgres. Experience utilizing AWS or equivalent cloud provider services preferred. Level commensurate based upon experience and qualifications.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first step towards living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides comprehensive benefits, which often include (depending on location) health and wellness programs, fitness centers, equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or parental status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. The Company will also provide reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities or chronic illnesses of an otherwise qualified applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of the Company's business.

For roles in which the hired candidate will be working in the U.S., the salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S.-based positions. For roles which will be based in Japan and/or Canada, the salary ranges are shown in accordance with the applicable local law and currency. If you are outside the U.S, Japan or Canada, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

Please note that certain background checks will form part of the recruitment process. Background checks will be conducted in accordance with the law of the country where the position is based, including the type of background checks conducted. The purpose of carrying out such checks is for Regeneron to verify certain information regarding a candidate prior to the commencement of employment such as identity, right to work, educational qualifications etc.

Salary Range (annually)

$145,400.00 - $237,200.00


Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Founded and led for 30 years by physician-scientists, our unique ability to repeatedly and consistently translate science into medicine has led to seven FDA-approved treatments and numerous product candidates in development, all of which were homegrown in our laboratories. Our medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye disease, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, pain and rare diseases.
Regeneron is accelerating and improving the traditional drug development process through our proprietary VelociSuite® technologies, such as VelocImmune® which produces optimized fully-human antibodies, and ambitious research initiatives such as the Regeneron Genetics Center, which is conducting one of the largest genetics sequencing efforts in the world.

Stock Symbol: REGN

Stock Exchange: NASDAQ

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Corporate Headquarters
777 Old Saw Mill River Road
New York
United States

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