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Specializing in genetic diagnostics for hereditary disorders

Bioinformatics Engineer, Pipeline

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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.

You will be responsible for maintaining, improving, and adding to our catalog of production bioinformatics pipelines across an expanding set of modern assays. You will be responsible for scaling our pipelines as we work toward our goal of providing low-cost genetic answers to billions of people. You will work and learn among an extraordinary set of peers: bioinformaticians, molecular biologists, and software engineers. Your work will directly improve the quality of our product and positively impact each tested patient.

We're looking for engineers who:

  • Have at least 1 year of industry experience in a similar role
  • Are passionate about writing clean, reusable, and composable bioinformatics pipelines
  • Are familiar with, or have demonstrated interest in, genome sequencing and analysis
  • Are comfortable contributing to source code for large open source projects with preference for Python knowledge
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and data presentation skills

Bonus points for any experience with:

  • Shared High-Performance Computing (HPC) environments e.g. S/UGE, LSF, and/or Amazon AWS
  • Distributed Workflow managers, e.g. airflow, luigi, COSMOS
  • Using and designing RESTful and RPC-style interfaces
  • Docker or other containerization/virtualization
  • CI/CD

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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Health coverage

Take advantage of comprehensive benefits, including health, dental, and vision.

Family friendly

Have peace of mind with generous vacation days ("take all the time you need; don't let your team down") and an excellent family leave policy.

Strong compensation

We offer competitive salaries and equity in a rapidly growing company.

Work how you want

We make work easy with flexible working hours, the computer and accessories of your choice, and opportunities to work from home.

Invitae at a glance

Specializing in genetic diagnostics for hereditary disorders

Invitae focuses on Biotechnology. Their company has offices in New York City, San Francisco, Austin, Boston, and Seattle. They have a very large team that's between 1001-5000 employees. To date, Invitae has raised $195.5M of funding; their latest round was closed on October 2014.

You can view their website at https://www.invitae.com/en/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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