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Scientific Workflow Developer

Barcelona / Customer Success / Remote

Join our growing team as a Scientific Workflow Developer and work directly with our customers and the Nextflow community on creating impactful projects. We are looking for experienced Nextflow bioinformaticians to join the core team.


  • Develop best-practice scientific workflows using Nextflow
  • Develop, deploy, and maintain pipelines in Nextflow Tower made available to computationalists and experimentalists to analyze and visualize data
  • Develop, deploy, and maintain cloud data infrastructures capable of processing data related to next-generation sequencing, imaging, and machine learning and related large datasets
  • Understand the biological application and scientific needs underlying the relevant scientific workflows
  • Summarize methods and communicate findings to diverse audiences, which may include: R&D scientists, customers, marketing teams, IP/regulatory teams, and upper management
  • Engage with customers on requirements, developing project deliverables, and coordinating the execution of projects
  • Provide professional bioinformatics services including NGS analysis, data harmonization, curation and custom pipeline development, etc.
  • Consult with biotech and pharma professionals across multiple areas
  • Collaborate internally with content, research, and software development teams
  • Creating presentations and providing written and verbal updates on scientific findings
  • Work with computationalists to improve the time efficiency and multithreading of algorithms to be run in high-performance computing environments
  • Interfacing with a team of computational and experimental biologists to aid in data infrastructure, pipeline automation, and data usability
  • Collaborating with multiple internal groups on cross-functional projects
  • Creating presentations and providing written and verbal updates on scientific findings


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in relevant field (engineering-focused)
  • 4+ years of industry experience relevant to scientific workflows and software development
  • Proficiency in one or more common programming languages including Python, R, and Java
  • Significant experience with Linux command-line tools and shell scripting
  • In-depth experience with NGS analysis pipelines and algorithms for a variety of data types (e.g. RNA-seq, single-cell RNA-seq, WGS, ATAC-seq)
  • Experience with clusters and public cloud (AWS, Google, Azure), systems, and architectures plus a willingness to learn more
  • Self-motivated and a proactive thinker – can work independently and in teams
  • Excellent written and communication skills presenting scientific data
  • Customer-oriented enjoys working with customers and helping find solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively around results and process with biologists and domain experts
  • Strong ability to multi-task and track ongoing projects
  • Excellent communication skills, and enjoys working in a collaborative team environment


  • Ph.D. degree (in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Biology, Biology or a related discipline) plus 3 to 5 years of post-graduate experience in the biomedical field
  • Have built, orchestrated, and maintained data infrastructures and scalable pipelines for large datasets (millions of data points)
  • Solid track record of research in cancer, biomedical, or related areas as demonstrated by publications
  • Experience with nf-core and other Nextflow community pipelines

Your Benefits

Join our talented international team working from our seaside offices in Barcelona, just a few meters away from the beach in Poblenou, or make yourself a home from a remote location all over the world — flexibility is one of our key values.

As we scale, we constantly improve our in-office and WFH environments and learn to help everyone have the best setup for our company's success and your personal development, while keeping always the human touch in every aspect of our lives.

Starting with a highly competitive salary package, attractive employee equity, and a high degree of autonomy, we provide private health and life insurance, mental health support, and many other benefits including training, courses, and events.

By learning from and with each other, we ensure our ability to drive innovation and make better decisions in our mission. Most importantly, our culture provides a genuinely fun, inclusive, and challenging environment that will allow you to grow while making a huge difference in human health and beyond.

About Seqera

Seqera Labs is the leading provider of open source workflow orchestration software. We connect data pipelines, cloud infrastructure, and secure collaboration across life sciences, healthcare, imaging, and machine learning.

From personalized immunogenic vaccines to sequencing-based diagnostics, our customers are performing the most critical work on this planet. We believe in a future where scientific applications and massive datasets join forces to deliver for incredible outcomes.

Nearly 10 years ago, we created Nextflow frustrated with the challenge of developing and sharing analysis pipelines across the infrastructure. Along the way, we've defined a new approach to data pipelines with containerized workloads that make the cloud accessible to the next generation of developers, scientists, and engineers.

Driven by the Nextflow community — the conductors of our culture, principles, and products — we prioritized a seamless user experience, growing the open-source project from inception to thousands of active users. We are now supporting this unique, vibrant and global ecosystem of thousands of scientists and organizations in 187 countries.

The company has received backing from leading partners to expand the Nextflow vision, grow the team and take on the important challenges, on which our global health and prosperity depend. Today, we take our core principles and help customers with their own journey into data collaboration and compliance — at scale.