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Software Engineer (Genomics/Reporting)
South San Francisco, CA

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Job Description


Myriad Genetics is the premium women's health diagnostic organization in the world. We offer DNA screening for people to understand their risks for inherited disease, cancer, and at-risk pregnancies. More than just a DNA test, we have created a platform that connects doctors and patients with information that has meaningful impacts on human health.

We believe in:

* Flat, functional teams with high degree of self ownership
* Recognize and tradeoff between short-term and long-term infrastructure and make them explicit
* Empathy up and down, left and right and both within and external to the organization
* Egoless engineers and managers and empowerment leads to self-managing
* Low barriers to entry, inclusion first, and diversity makes the team and results better
* Having fun, exercising humility, and practicing growth


* Develop web apps for lab directors, curators, and genetic counselors to work with our data in scalable and efficient ways.
* Design and implement genetic risk calculations as well as genetic reports that are clear and easy to understand.
* Develop ETL pipelines for tracking external datasets (allele frequencies, clinical data) and combining with our internal data and systems.
* Design and implement algorithms for classifying mutations and summarizing our sample data.
* Drive best practices for development, code review, testing, and deployment that will ensure the shipment of quality code into production
* Develop new organization integrations from the ground up and maintain existing point to point integrations
* Work closely with cross functional managers and individual stakeholders to build complete, creative solutions
* Collaborate and communicate openly with your peers and others in the organization
* Dive deep into our systems to become a subject matter expert
* Embracing forward movement over perfection with agile iteration
* Write well-tested and well-understood code
* Enjoy retrospectives and making positive changes within the group and organization
* Are flexible and adept at a variety of tools and languages


* Exposure to Computer Science and Engineering as a discipline. A BS, MS, or PhD degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
* 5+ years of industry experience working with web application development, preferably recent Django experience
* 5+ years of industry experience in a high level language. We work predominantly in Python and Javascript.
* Relational database systems experience, such as PostgreSQL
* Experience with Mac OS, Linux, and Git
* Strong software engineering fundamentals: data modeling, testing, and version control

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