Invitae makes it easy to access your genetic information, so you can take control of your health.

Technical Lead - Data Platform

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Invitae is a healthcare technology company with the mission of bringing genetic information into mainstream medicine, empowering patients and doctors to make better medical decisions. Our software engineers work on a variety of innovative projects to turn the complexity of genomics into practical insights. If you want to advance healthcare and improve the lives of billions of people, join us!

About Us

Ciitizen and Invitae have joined forces as of September 2021. Together, we are combining the power of genetic and clinical health data to advance medical care and research. Our unique platform enables patients to collect, digitize, and organize their health data. We're helping patients with cancer and other diseases to easily participate in the latest research and clinical trials, and to receive the best treatments.

Ciitizen was founded by serial entrepreneur and former Head of Health at Apple, Anil Sethi. It began with the idea that anyone should have easy access and control of their own health data.

About This Role

This is a software development leadership role passionate about building an enterprise quality data platform. As a Technical Lead, your goal will be to design and build a secure, resilient, and auto scaling data platform that provides multifaceted data that is easy to manage.

You will have a proven track record of using software engineering and leadership skills to deliver high quality software on time, leverage defined metrics to deliver status and progress reports to all customers and partners, and deliver executable technical roadmaps to the product management and software development teams. You will oversee and mentor a team of software engineers thereby improving the productivity of the team.

Key Deliverables
  • On time and high quality software that meets the business needs
  • Prioritized and correctly sized technical roadmaps based on the product roadmap
  • Robust and well documented technical designs and key data models
  • Tracking and reporting on key software development metrics to all internal and external customers
Key Responsibilities
  • Be hands-on with production code and drive technical excellence
  • Execute to a roadmap and prioritize tasks within the teams to ensure deliverables are met
  • Mentoring development staff to ensure continual software engineering skill improvements and career growth
  • Collaborate with technical and product teams to ensure high value software development deliverables
  • Facilitate problem solving across teams and groups
  • Translate business requirements across the company to best-in-class experiences
Qualifications and Skills
  • 2+ years Leadership positions motivating and guiding team members in an agile development environment
  • Experience with designing, implementing, and supporting a data platform including data processing and data access
  • Experience designing software targeting ease of administration and support
  • Significant experience in Java programming required
  • Technical experience designing and building cloud and microservice-based architectures
  • Demonstrable experience shipping enterprise scale software for external clients

By joining Invitae, you’ll work alongside some of the world’s specialists in genetics and healthcare at the forefront of genetic medicine. We’ve built a culture that empowers our teammates to have the biggest impact and to explore their interests and capabilities. We prize freedom with accountability and offer significant flexibility, along with excellent benefits and competitive pay in a fast-growing organization.

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Our Culture
  • Growth Mindset
  • Team above the individual
  • Radically honest communication
  • Freedom with accountability
  • Transparency and data-informed action
  • A sense of urgency

At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.




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Austin, TX
San Francisco, CA

Technology we use

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What are Invitae Perks + Benefits

Invitae Benefits Overview

At Invitae, our employees are the key to our continued success. Our culture is one of our most important strengths. A set of commitments we make to each other and to our customers to build a world-class organization in service of our mission. That is why Invitae proudly offers comprehensive perks and benefits program with choice and flexibility in mind.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program

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