Senior Software Engineer - Backend

San Francisco, CA, United States, Silicon Valley, CA, United States • $150k - $180k


Role Locations

  • San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


$150k - $180k


51 - 100 people


269 E Grand Ave
South San Francisco, CA, 94080-4804, US

Tech Stack

  • Google Cloud
  • JavaScript
  • Python
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes

Role Description

Freenome is hiring a Senior Software Engineer - Backend to develop software to combat cancer and other age-related diseases. You will work as part of an interdisciplinary team of engineers and scientists building end-to-end solutions for our clinical and R&D labs, as well as resources for doctors and patients.

Freenome’s software systems provide the “nervous system” for the company by tracking sample analysis from start to finish, empowering and assisting lab technicians and scientists, and automating our growing collection of cancer-fighting robots. This nervous system is built using modern web software development technologies and methodologies.

As an early team member, you’ll take the lead on major projects and collaborate actively with our world-class team of engineers, scientists, designers and product managers. You’ll build reliable, maintainable, scalable and fault-tolerant backend services that enable the growth of our business. Since we’re a small team, you’ll also have an opportunity to work on a broad range of projects at all levels of the stack.

Responsibilities: Develop and deploy reliable, maintainable, scalable, and fault-tolerant backend services that power both our internal and external systems Collaborate with team members for code and design review Work with scientists, designers, product managers, and other engineers to solve complex problems in the face of lots of dynamism and uncertainty Take a mindful, transparent, and humane approach to your work and your interactions with others

What We're Looking For: 5+ years of experience as a part of a software development team successfully shipping a software product
BS, MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience Excellent written and verbal communication skills Direct experience with web service development The ability to thrive in an environment where collaboration, communication, and compromise are an expected part of your day-to-day work.

Nice to Haves: Deep knowledge of Python Experience with SQLAlchemy, Flask Experience in Kubernetes, Docker, PostgreSQL, or Google Cloud Platform Previous experience running teams or managing projects

About Freenome

At Freenome, we’re building a multi-omics platform that ingests clinical-grade, high-dimensional, biological data for early cancer detection. We are guiding the bleeding edge of scientific research; no technology has ever been created to support this level of innovation.

We’re a diverse group of Engineers building tools and services which enable our Computational, Molecular, and ML Scientists to turn great research into even better products. We will create actionable insights for health systems and will guide change for the way doctors think about early detection of colon cancer. As our technology scales, we will incorporate the detection of other diseases into Freenome’s product.

Company Culture

Freenomers are technical and creative, visionary and grounded, empathetic and passionate. We build teams around divergent expertise, which allows us to solve problems and uncover opportunities in unique ways. Freenomers are some of the most talented experts in their fields, coming together to advance healthcare one breakthrough at a time.

We value empathy, integrity, and trust in one another. That means embracing other’s perspectives, those of our coworkers and those of the patients and communities we serve. It means knowing when to push, and when to listen. At Freenome, we give each other the benefit of the doubt in the belief that we’re all working as a team toward the same goals, and empower others to grow in a collaborative environment.

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