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Lead Software Engineer

$80k – $140k • 0.1% – 0.75%
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Vitagene is a fast growing startup giving supplement recommendations based on scientific research of genetics. You’ll be taking lead of the technical platform that combines data from the in-house science team, staff dashboards, physician information, and consumer experience. Bringing real science to the supplement space and a variety of customers means you’ll be making a meaningful difference.

Technical lead for a team of software engineers & research scientists
Ownership of the application design process, including needs and requirements analysis for new systems
Make strong architecture decisions that contribute to maintainable systems
Adapt to rapidly evolving requirements and changing priorities and drive the team accordingly
Actively contribute to the code base; up to 50% of this position involves coding
Build the existing technical team
Integrate support for algorithmic recommendations
Creating and maintaining documentation related to team activities and projects


BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
5+ years of backend web experience with strong skills in Python or equivalent
Strong skills & experience in complex web application design
Experience in a technical leadership role
Excellent customer communication skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to work on and coordinate multiple tasks
The ability to move between high level design review and "roll up the sleeves" type of assistance across all phases of a development project

Django + Python
AWS + Linux
HIPAA knowledge or comparable security & privacy experience