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Systems Operations Engineer


We're looking for an experienced System Administrator to help us continue building out our offerings in the Genetic Diagnostics space. You're going to be taking on a number of different tasks as you help design, build, and maintain a complex and scalable system supporting everything from high­-throughput computational pipelines to internal and customer-­facing web applications and everything in between. At Invitae, we apply new, highly complex, and exciting technologies to help improve the lives of people and ultimately improve healthcare for everyone. We're making a very real and tangible impact as we speak and there's lots more on the horizon. Working with us is a win­-win-­win: It will let you leverage your technical skills to do good, you'll be exposed to highly challenging and interesting problems, and you will be working side­-by-­side with a first-­rate technical team as well as world­-class experts in genetics and medicine.


  • At least 3 years experience with Windows Server and Active Directory. Experience with Linux preferred
  • Experience with Puppet, Nagios, Amazon Web Services and VMware
  • Strong shell scripting abilities (e.g., Bash, Powershell, Python)
  • Preferred experience with Splunk
  • Proactive approach to work - motivated to get things done and engages with a sense of urgency

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 right on Sheridan Avenue. 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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