Senior Software Engineer

Remote (US & Canada)
Engineering /
Full-time /
At BioRender, our mission is to accelerate the world’s ability to learn, discover and communicate science. We are passionate about democratizing science communication in order to accelerate scientific discovery and understanding. We're looking for amazing people to help create the world’s go-to-place and platform where science is communicated. Come join us!

This is a big, ambitious goal. We’re looking for passionate product minded engineers who are motivated by obsessing over customer problems and building products to solve them in a collaborative team environment. By joining us, you’ll get an opportunity to collaborate closely with product managers, designers and scientists to ship products and features that equip our users with the necessary tools to communicate science faster. 

We’re hiring Senior Software Engineers across all our teams to join our mission in democratizing science communication. As a Senior Engineer, you’re a subject matter expert within your domain, demonstrating strategic thinking and creative problem solving to successfully own solving customer problems from ideation to production.

Our engineers are generally fullstack with a meaningful emphasis on frontend given the nature of our product. 

We're currently hiring Senior Software Engineers in the following areas: 

Illustration Core Editor: The Illustration Core Editor team’s mission is to build the best-in-class tool for creating scientific illustrations. The team's primary focus includes enhancing and improving the editor, which is the core functionality of the BioRender application.

Figure Expansion: The Figure Expansion team’s mission is to make visual science communication more efficient by allowing scientists to easily create all that they need in one tool. They own Graphing and Analysis, the Poster Builder feature, and innovation of new use cases to expand BioRender core functionality.

Enterprise team: The Enterprise team’s mission is to build a world-class and intuitive experience for scientists and their teams to use and collaborate in BioRender (researchers, admins, and others). The features include signup, onboarding, file organization, collaboration, payments, account management and more.

10x Figure Gen (AI Product + Personalization): The mission of this new team is to dramatically reduce the effort it takes scientists to create figures in BioRender from hours to minutes, saving scientists a billion hours a year annually. Leveraging AI, this team will help supercharge our vision by empowering every scientist to be an incredible storyteller.

Other teams: We’re looking to expand our core product areas and are going to be setting up several new full stack teams in the next 6-9 months that will focus on product expansion. 


You will:

    • Be part of a cross functional team with a shared mission
    • Work closely with your product manager and designer to inform your team’s roadmap and to plan out projects and initiatives
    • Help make everything around you better in areas you feel passionate about - for example - improving team processes, hiring/onboarding processes, our product’s quality or the ease of use/flexibility of our codebase. 
    • Deliver large (3-6 month) projects with high level of quality

Our ideal fit:

    • At least 5+ years of professional experience as a full-stack engineer
    • Demonstrated strong proficiency in: ReactJS (or other similar JS frontend frameworks), NodeJS and ExpressJS (or other similar Node based API frameworks), NoSQL databases (MongoDB a plus), and cloud infrastructure (eg. AWS)
    • Designed systems (entire features, services) that were simple, scalable, secure, performant, and maintainable by other engineers
    • Has demonstrated expertise in their areas of ownership

Why join us?

    • We are mission-driven, and work collaboratively towards our shared vision of improving scientific communication and accelerating scientific discovery: BioRender figures have appeared in more than 16,000 publications! 
    • It’s a product that users love! We have a world-class NPS and a community of loyal fans. Check out our Testimonials page to see what our customers are saying about us: 
    • We are in the top quartile for profitability and year-over-year revenue growth, with users in 200+ countries.
    • BioRender is an equal opportunity employer, and an inclusive hiring process and work environment is a part of our DNA. 
    • We’re remote-first and have team members across Canada and the United States. A physical office in Toronto is available, but you have the flexibility to work from anywhere. 
    • We’re backed by top investors, accelerators, and some of the most successful life science entrepreneurs and philanthropists in the world including Y Combinator, Malala Fund founders, and Fifty Years VC. 
    • We are committed to building a warm, inclusive, and diverse environment. Check out how we make sure our employees come first.
Check out our candidate resource - Engineering, Product & Design at BioRender! 
You can also read more about the BioRender interview process and FAQs here!
Check out what it's like to work at BioRender in Canada and the US!

Please note that in Canada, only those companies licensed by a provincial or territorial engineering regulator may refer to themselves as an “engineer” and therefore, this role will be titled "developer" internally at BioRender.