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Bioinformatics Pipeline Development and Support Engineer


We have openings for skilled, experienced, and self-motivated developers who have a demonstrated knowledge and interest in genetics and bioinformatics. These individuals will design and implement data analysis pipelines, databases, analysis tools, and web user interfaces for large-scale genetic data sets. The successful candidate will join a growing team that is building robust infrastructure, sophisticated algorithms and analysis capabilities. We use agile design and implementation practices coupled with the careful validation and documentation required in a clinical environment. We aim to use the right tool for any job: team members are proficient in Python and Django, SQL and NoSQL databases, and R. Bioinformatics tools used include bwa, Picard, and GATK and a growing number of internally developed utilities.


  • Ideal candidates will have extensive software development experience and an appetite to learn about genomics. 
  • Proficiency in at least one of the following languages: java, c, c++ or python
  • Interest in working closely with our molecular biology lab is a must
  • Experience in next-generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis a plus
  • Experience in data modeling, machine learning or statistical analysis a plus

Invitae envisions a world in which genomic sequencing routinely informs lifelong health care decisions. We provide comprehensive, rapid, and affordable genome sequencing and clinically relevant interpretations of genomic data. We are committed to enabling the utilization of genomic data in order to improve health, catalyze scientific and medical research, and contribute to improved outcomes for everyone. Invitae is an open, title-free company that operates as a meritocracy. We focus intently on our ability to deliver reliable solutions that contribute to improving people's lives. We ruthlessly eliminate overhead and policies that interfere with productivity. We have excellent benefits. Our San Francisco location is in the hip SOMA neighborhood, near great restaurants. Our office in Palo Alto is on Sheridan Ave. Both are a couple of blocks away from CalTrain. Many of us bike or take public transit to work. We work hard during the week and we rest on the weekends.

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