Senior Software Engineer

Invitae Corporation · Oct 8th 2019

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Invitae is a healthcare technology company that leverages genetic information to empower doctors and patients to make informed medical decisions. Our software engineers work on a variety of projects ranging from innovations in healthcare systems to taming the chaos of biology. We're constantly improving our tools and technologies to deliver the highest quality actionable information for patient health. If you want to apply your knowledge and skills to improve the lives of millions of people join our team.

About our team: Invitae needs experienced engineers with diverse backgrounds to help us achieve our mission - provide genetic information to billions of people. We are a cross-functional team of scientific domain experts and dedicated, curious engineers. We build systems that take massive amounts of genomic data, combine it with the world's scientific literature, add to it years of rigorously curated results, and package it all neatly for our scientists to consume. It's a lot of information. As the data gets bigger, our systems need to get better and faster. That's where you come in.

What you will do:

  • Help define and build new features or applications based on technology and business needs.

  • Minimum 5 years experience and Bachelors in Engineering

  • Write structured, tested, readable and maintainable code.

  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and distribute knowledge.

  • Lead technical efforts for internal or external customer needs.

  • Support your teammates by continuing to learn and grow.

What you bring:

  • Industry experience with full stack architecture and distributed systems.

  • Multiple years of industry experience with backend or frontend frameworks such as:

  • Python/Django

  • JavaScript/React

  • Scala/Play

  • Other common industry standards

  • Hands on experience with databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, NoSQL, etc.). Tuning and query optimization a plus.

  • Top notch communication skills. Experience with distributed teams is a plus.

  • A mission-oriented mindset and a desire to never stop learning.

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