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Javascript Engineering Manager

Boston, Massachusetts


Full Time

$170k - $250k

Our client is a cutting-edge biotech startup at the forefront of DNA sequencing technology. Their mission is to revolutionize healthcare and scientific research by providing innovative solutions that empower researchers, clinicians, and biotech companies to unlock the potential of genetic information. With a focus on precision, reliability, and scalability, they are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the field of DNA sequencing.

Position Overview: They are seeking a talented and experienced Engineering Manager to lead their engineering team in the development of next-generation DNA sequencing technologies. As an integral member of their leadership team, you will play a key role in driving innovation, fostering a culture of excellence, and delivering high-quality solutions that meet the needs of their customers and partners.


  • Lead and mentor a team of talented engineers, fostering a culture of collaboration, creativity, and continuous improvement.
  • Work closely with product management and cross-functional teams to define product requirements, priorities, and timelines.
  • Drive the execution of engineering projects from concept to delivery, ensuring high-quality, scalable, and reliable solutions.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to the engineering team, helping to solve complex technical challenges and make sound architectural decisions.
  • Collaborate with other departments, including research, manufacturing, and quality assurance, to ensure alignment and seamless integration of engineering efforts.
  • Establish and maintain engineering processes, best practices, and standards to optimize productivity, efficiency, and quality.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in DNA sequencing and biotech to drive innovation and maintain a competitive edge.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience). Advanced degree preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in software engineering, with at least 2 years in a leadership or management role.
  • Strong technical background in software development, with expertise in one or more programming languages (JavaScript, Node).
  • Experience working in biotech, life sciences, or related industries, with knowledge of DNA sequencing technologies and workflows.
  • Proven track record of leading and managing high-performing engineering teams, delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership qualities, including the ability to inspire, motivate, and develop team members to achieve their full potential.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities, with a strategic mindset and a focus on driving results and continuous improvement.

Posted by: Mackenzie Wild

Specialization: Javascript