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Senior Backend Engineer (New York)
New York, NY

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Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in the well-being of fellow humans?

Are you passionate about building great software products?

At Tempus, software products are owned and developed by small, autonomous teams composed of developers, designers, scientists, and product managers. You and your team set the goals, build the software, deploy the code, and contribute to a growing software platform that will make a lasting impact in the field of cancer research and treatment.

Tempus builds software as nimble as our teams. Our modern full-stack tech stack - React and NodeJS/Flask on AWS - allows our teams to iterate rapidly and lead our industry in innovation. Our decentralized, microservice architecture and emphasis on automation allow us to deliver advanced solutions with confidence, and at scale.

You've got many years of experience working on software development teams, and can help lead in technical analysis & design, evaluating tradeoffs, and establishing best practices

* You love exploring hard problems and solving them with data-driven, iterative software development
* You understand the challenges and appreciate the rewards of a distributed and event-based architecture
* You've worked in fast-paced, agile environments and helped keep projects on track, troubleshoot roadblocks, write documentation and tests, and coordinate cross-team collaboration
* You enjoy learning from and collaborating with a diverse, talented team and mentoring junior team members

Specific technology of interest:

* Experience in Python, sqlalchemy, Flask, Django, React, Sequelize, NodeJS, MySql, Postgres
* Experience in biotech, genomics, clinical research and precision medicine
* Experience with Git, Jenkins, Docker, Linux, Terraform, and AWS
* Proficiency with Bash and a scripting language (Python, Ruby, etc.)
* Familiarity with Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose and Redshift
* Familiarity with database design and tuning, especially with AWS Aurora MySQL and Postgresql

About Tempus:

We're on a mission to connect an entire ecosystem to redefine how genomic data is used in clinical settings. We're looking for software engineers who are passionate about changing the status quo and bringing cancer care into the 21st century.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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