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Scalable Genetics Software Engineer


We're looking for strong engineers who will help us create state-of­-the­-art applications for interpretation and integration of highly complex genetic data. Candidates should be well ­rounded in the full software development life cycle, as well as experienced with the analysis of genomic or other “omic” data.   At Invitae, we're using genetics to improve healthcare for everyone. Working with us will give you an opportunity to use your technical skills to do real and tangible good -- impacting the lives of patients, families, and future generations to come!


  • MS/PhD in Biology/Genetics/Bioinformatics or related field
  • 5+ years experience writing production applications in Python, Java, Javascript
  • Experience developing full-stack web-applications
  • Experience building service oriented architectures using APIs
  • Experience with Agile software development, continuous deployment, and DevOps
  • Solid understanding of data modeling and query optimization (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.)
  • Must be self-motivated and work well in a cross-functional and interdisciplinary team environment
  • Must be able to easily communicate feature requirements and software requirements to diverse audiences including engineers, scientists, geneticists, and product managers
  • Keen attention to detail

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 headquarters is in San Francisco and we have other locations in Palo Alto, and Oakland too. At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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