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Job Description

Below is the pay range for this position that we reasonably expect to pay. Individual compensation is based on various factors including experience, education, skillset, and other relevant qualifications. This range is for the North Carolina location and may be adjusted to the labor market in other geographic areas.

Anticipated Hiring Range for a Programmer is $80,000-$100,000

The Opportunity

Ohalo is a plant breeding company seeking candidates to join our growing greenhouse team. The successful candidate will develop, implement, and maintain data tracking and management pipelines for our breeding programs. This role will also provide assistance and guidance to a small team of researchers and greenhouse staff in the effective use of these pipelines. The successful candidate will be a driven problem solver with experience in SQL and Excel/Google Sheets as well as Javascript, Python, R or other relevant programming language and an aptitude and interest in learning plant breeding and automating data logging, collection, and analysis processes. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in both plant breeding and database administration.


Design, develop, and maintain data tracking, management, analysis, and visualization pipelines for plant breeding activities
Collaborate with breeding, bioinformatics and quantitative genetics teams to enhance existing data management pipelines and streamline integration methodologies for greater efficiency.
Develop and maintain standard operating procedures and software documentation, including technical specifications, user manuals, and help guides
Ensure optimal functionality of software by consistently maintaining and updating them
Safeguard company information, including valuable trade secrets
Ensure company handbook, rules, guidelines and procedures and safety policies are followed
Other duties as assigned

Candidate Profile

Bachelors in biology, plant breeding, genetics, computer science or related field with 2+ years of experience desired
Experience with SQL, data management systems, REST APIs, and data visualization software
Strong programming skills in relevant languages such as Javascript, Python, or R
Proficiency with Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud Services, and Docker containers is advantageous
Experience with Excel VBA or GoogleSheet app scripts is a plus
Strong organizational and project management skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work collaboratively in a diverse team environment

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), and paid time off
Opportunity for professional growth and development within a dynamic and growing company

About Ohalo Genetics

Ohalo Genetics is using an evolutionary lens to reimagine the art and science of plant breeding. We seek to transform breeding and production systems with a goal of helping to sustainably support the world’s growing population.

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