Guardant Healthis a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets & advanced analytics.The Guardant Health Oncology Platform is designed to leverage our capabilities in technology, clinical development, regulatory & reimbursement to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes & lower healthcare costs.
In pursuit of our goal to manage cancer across all stages of the disease,Guardant Healthhas launched two liquid biopsy-based tests, Guardant360 & GuardantOMNI, for advanced stage cancer patients, & is developing programs for recurrence & early detection, called Project LUNAR. Since its launch in 2014, Guardant360 has been used by more than 5,000 oncologists, over 40 biopharmaceutical companies & all 27 of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network centers.
This role is in the bioinformatics team - you will be responsible for the software that is used in the clinical laboratory to process patient samples & analyze their genomic profiles, finding the right treatment options for cancer patients based on a simple blood draw. You will participate in a small team following agile methodology. Your role would be to implement new solutions & architectures to solve complex problems in a clinical NGS setting.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
You will have the responsibility to influence the designs of Guardant Health's compute infrastructure products & build self-healing capabilities into them.
You will focus on improving the in-house workflows & leverage cloud to maximize performance.
Design, build & implement software features for the product that increase reliability, availability & performance.
Optimization of existing algorithms to efficiently use cloud infrastructure & distributed systems.
Genomic Data is core of our work & you will contribute towards maximizing its availability & usage.
Participate in brainstorming sessions, create & maintain a highly productive & motivating work environment.
Participate in on-call rotation in support of critical products.
Provide written documentation & specifications.
8+ years experience developing software in production environment
Experience developing scalable applications in AWS ecosystem.
Experience developing & maintaining Kubernetes infrastructure.
Experienced with RESTful interfaces & architecture.
Experienced in Python & knowledge of Golang.
Experience with distributed processing & clustered applications
Thoughtful with system designs & Architecture.
Familiarity with NGS data formats & tools will be nice.
Great communicator with great written & verbal fluency in English
Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
Dedicated to making a difference in a rapid-paced environment.
Education:BS, MS preferred, in computer science, computational biology, or related field.
#guardanthealth #jobs #softwareengineer #hiring #AWS