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

Software Engineer, Pipeline Platform at Invitae (San Francisco, CA)

| San Francisco, CA
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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.

The mission for the Pipeline Platform team is to create an opinionated platform that all bioinformatics teams use to build their pipelines. We provide the runtime environment, infrastructure, and tools to support Invitae’s bioinformatics teams in the creation of new genetic tests. We address horizontal requirements like monitoring, alerting, security, and scalability at the platform level, which allows the bioinformatics teams to focus on delivering new tests to our customers quickly.

The genetic testing space is moving and expanding quickly. In support of the Invitae mission, our pipelines need to be reliable, scalable, and easy to build. We are looking for a skilled Software Engineer to join our Pipeline Platform team. 

What You'll Do

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve the software systems on the Pipeline Platform.
  • Balance feature development and technical debt.
  • Participate in design discussions, code reviews and other team development activities.
  • Support the team by continuing to learn and grow.

What You Bring

  • 2+ years of experience building backend services and systems.
  • Experience using the following technologies.
    • AWS, Python, Kubernetes (container-based environment), observability/metrics/monitoring, Databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.)
  • Experience balancing operations, maintenance, and new projects in a pragmatic way.
  • Knowledge of backend application architectures, APIs, and developer tools.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills especially across distributed teams.
  • Ability to communicate technical ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders.


  • Prior experience working with distributed, highly available systems.
  • Prior experience moving workloads to the cloud.

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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages

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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