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Company Description

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.

Job Description

Position Summary:

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:

Work with users & product managers to gather & refine requirements.

Create & translate UI / UX wireframes into visual elements using React, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Python.

Maintain & extend the applications RESTful web service / APIs in Python.

Design & implement solutions end-end from user interface through persistent storage.

Provide written documentation & specifications of software products & services. Preferably in a regulated environment such as IVD or CLIA.

Evaluate, test, & use open-source software & applications.Interface with other teams to obtain requirements & support deployed applications.

Ability & desire to work on all aspects of software development in an agile environment including documentation, design, development, & testing of features & sub-systems.


6+ years experience developing software in production environment

Strong understanding of Python, React, JavaScript

Demonstrated knowledge & experience using object-oriented programming & design patterns in production environments

Working knowledge of Django & DRFWorking knowledge of managing & deploying Docker (or other virtualization technologies)

Experience working with a relational database, preferably PostgreSQL

Effective communicator with written & verbal fluency in English.

Detail oriented with an initiative to drive tasks to completion.

Ability to work well in a rapid-pace startup environment

Ability to work well in a group & independently with minimal supervision

Demonstrable ability to perform the Essential Duties & Responsibilities of this position.

The following experience is not required but is highly desired:

Advanced knowledge of MVC ; working knowledge of HTML / JavaScript, manipulation of large data sets & visualizations, i.e. matplotlib.


B.S. in Computer Science or related field


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