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

Senior Software Engineer, Bioinformatics Technologies at Invitae (Austin, TX)

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Recruiter: Joshua Cleveland 

Hiring Manager: Even Cheng

Senior Software Engineer, Bioinformatics Technologies

Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry, by making genetic testing affordable and accessible for everyone to guide health decisions across all stages of life.

Invitae is looking for a full-stack Senior Software Engineer to join our Bioinformatics Technologies Team. You will work alongside software engineers, clinical geneticists, and lab scientists to further deliver on our mission to bring genetic information into mainstream medical practice. You will lead the design conversation with partners, help to make architectural decisions, and mentor other developers on technical fronts. You will build software applications to better analyze and visualize clinical genomic data, evaluate data quality, and automate lab and bioinformatics processes. Our ideal candidate is an organized problem solver with an eye for automation, and an equally excellent communicator.

What you’ll do:
  • Design and implement web applications to visualize and interact with genomic data
  • Participate in architecture decisions and provide technical mentorship to junior developers
  • Coordinate with Users, Computing, and other Development teams
  • Advocate for engineering excellence and communicate the benefits of standard methodologies to the team
  • Recognize production scalability bottlenecks, investigate their causes, and engineer lasting solutions
What you bring:
  • Proficiency with one or more modern languages (eg. Python, javascript, Java)
  • Proficiency to develop in a UNIX environment with shell scripts
  • 5+ years experience in full-stack web development, including frameworks (eg. Django, Flask, React)
  • 3+ years experience in SQL and noSQL datastores
  • 1+ years of experience in DevOps (eg. Docker, CI/CD, Jenkins)
  • Can communicate and connect with non-technical partners and work as a team
  • Experience with working in a team and results-based environment
  • Preferred: Experience in biology, bioinformatics, or healthcare related industry
  • Preferred: Experience in NGS bioinformatics (eg. samtools, bwa, Picard, GATK, pandas)
  • Preferred: Experience with LIMS and working in a lab environment
  • Preferred: Experience with data visualization (eg. matplotlib, plotly, D3)
  • Preferred: Experience with performance monitoring & alerting (eg. New Relic, Pagerduty)
  • Preferred: Experience with successfully triaging and resolving production incidents

At Invitae, you’ll work alongside some of the world’s experts in genetics and healthcare at the forefront of genetic medicine. Our teams thrive in our multifaceted organization, which has been crafted to empower them to make the biggest impact they can for our patients! We give our employees the ability to explore interests and capabilities broadly within the organization. We prize freedom with accountability and offer significant flexibility. We also provide excellent benefits and competitive compensation in a fast-growing organization.

At Invitae, we’re changing healthcare to change lives. Join us!

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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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
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
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
401(K) Matching
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
Generous PTO
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
Relocation Assistance
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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