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Guardant Health focused on rare-cell diagnostics
 
Engineering, Full Time       Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
 
   
 
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At Guardant Health our mission is to conquer cancer with data; as such software sits at the core of everything we do. While we're best known for our molecular diagnostics, which unlock the genomic signatures of cancer, these tests are just the first step in the equation. Turning this genomic data into actionable insights shared with thousands of patients, physicians, & researchers in a scalable, reliable, & secure fashion is a software product challenge.

We are building a unique software stack to manage an ecosystem of microservices, RESTful APIs, & data integrations with internal & external systems to deliver useful & elegant user experiences in the extraordinarily complex oncology diagnostic & therapeutic landscape. We connect patients with clinical trials, help clinicians order our test & receive our clinical reports, & deliver valuable genomic datasets to researchers to help uncover important insights into treatment paradigms & drug discovery. Our technology stack reflects our views of using the best tools for the job, employing Java, Python, Ruby along with Kubernetes, Docker, Mulesoft, MySQL, MongoDB, high-performance computing clusters (HPC), & a variety of AWS services to analyze & disseminate vast volumes of genomic data.

Job Description

About the role:

The Software team is looking for an experienced & energetic staff software engineer to build & enhance systems, services & integrations that take patient samples from order to result.

As a member of the software team, you will:

  • Work with very interesting technologies & datasets (human genomics)

  • Have a holistic view of processes & systems involved in taking patient samples from order to result in a multi-product clinical laboratory.

  • Specialize in building custom software & enhancing commercial off the shelf products that support order to result workflows

  • Build & maintain APIs & services that will exchange data with various internal & external systems

  • Analyze requirements, create complex software designs, vet them with multiple stakeholders & cross-functional teams & incorporate feedback prior to implementation

  • Code for efficiency, reusability, scalability & all other -ilities by following existing frameworks & practices or creating new ones when needed

  • Develop & maintain automated tests for regular releases

  • Provide second-tier production support

Qualifications

About you:

You enjoy an agile, fast paced & highly technical environment. You are comfortable with every aspect of the software development lifecycle, from requirements to production support.

You can collaborate within & across teams, understand the big picture, create software designs, implement & prove your code is great with automated test results. You are able to work both independently & collaboratively. You are eager to learn new technologies & languages. You are dedicated to engineering excellence yet pragmatic enough to balance quality principles & business needs. You are a champion of agile/scrum who brings his/her experience to the team. You know the value of written word & can create right-size documentation. You seek feedback & integrate it in a professional manner. You lead & mentor junior engineers by example & by setting best practices. You drive culture standards & you strive to continuously improve software development processes.

In addition, you bring:

  • 8+ years of enterprise software development

  • 5+ years of experience developing production software in Java

  • Hands-on experience with data modeling, developing schemas (relational databases, XML/JSON), data management & processing (relational & NoSQL data stores)

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services or other cloud services

  • Experience with integration platforms such as Mulesoft (preferred) Informatica, Dell Boomi or SnapLogic, or in-depth understanding of integration challenges & best practices

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment leveraging an Agile development framework, understanding of test automation & continuous integration

  • Bachelor degree in software engineering, CS, or EE

  • Experience with Lab Information Management Systems (LIMS) & healthcare environment is a big plus

Additional Information

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We would like to talk with you about our exciting projects we currently have ongoing. Please see www.guardanthealth.com/jobs for more information & to apply.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

 
 
 
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