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Software Quality Assurance Lead - Genetics


Invitae is currently in search of a SQA lead responsible for testing applications in the field of genetics/molecular biology/bioinformatics and with an interest in analysis and validation of algorithms. You will play a key part in ensuring that the state-of-the-art applications of highly complex genetic data meet or exceed our quality standards. This role requires working alongside software engineers, molecular biologists, and our clinical team to develop products and software tools. You would need to understand the requirements and specifications of new software features being developed for our laboratory information system, variant database, and clinical reporting system. You will prioritize, optimize, and plan the testing and validation of the software and algorithms based on customer usage. 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!


  • 1-4+ years leadership experience in testing and validating scientific software in a CI Agile environment
  • Experience in test automation and test management
  • Understanding and knowledge of all aspects of software development life cycle
  • Attention to detail and organization
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams, especially with software engineers
  • Bachelors/Masters degree, or industry experience in genetics or a related field

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 new headquarters is in San Francisco and we have offices in Oakland and Palo Alto as well. All are located within walking distance of public transportation options. 

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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