501+ employees
51 - 100 engineers
$100m+ funding
Exited (acquired)

What if we could detect cancer early, before symptoms begin? At GRAIL, this is the goal we work toward every day: detecting cancer early, when it can be cured. Join us in our quest to save lives near and far.

Active Roles

Why join us?

  • Everything we do is guided by our mission to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. It’s the reason we’re here, and it’s no small task.

    The right people make all the difference. That’s why we’re looking for those who strive to share their knowledge, contribute their skills, inspire each other and commit to something bigger than themselves.

  • We are constantly pushing the boundaries of science and technology.

    Achieving our goals will take unparalleled amounts of clinical data, significant bioinformatics computing power, and the audacity and commitment of a team of individuals with diverse backgrounds, from software engineers and genomic biologists to product marketing experts and beyond.

  • We’re building the best team to work on one of the most important problems of our lifetime.

Engineering at Grail

Technical Challenges

As a software engineer at GRAIL you’ll enjoy working on a broad array of software systems and projects. We pride ourselves on building effective, efficient, easy to use and scalable software systems to address GRAIL’s many computational and automation related challenges.

Quality and operational excellence are our joint responsibility. Each team member has ownership of the quality our products from design, through implementation, testing and production. We review code before check-in, have thorough unit and integration tests, continuous integration and reproducible production deployments that we jointly operate.

Projects you might work on
  • Cloud (Amazon, Google) automation and service development.

    Data storage design, APIs and associated large scale data processing systems and algorithms.

    Compression techniques and algorithms; algorithm design, implementation, and optimization for processing DNA sequencing data.

    LIMS (Laboratory Information Management Systems), lab robotics and automation management systems.

    EDC (Electronic Data Capture) System for conducting Clinical Studies.

    Mobile and web application development, user interface design and user experience research.

Tech stack

Working at Grail

GRAIL is an innovation-driven company where diversity, inclusion, and equity are critical drivers to our success. We embrace talent from all backgrounds, seek out diverse perspectives, facilitate and invite open and authentic conversations by promoting ownership and accountability. To improve and eradicate the cancer journey for patients and their families, we need to put the diversity of our patients and employees at the forefront of our solutions.

GRAIL seeks to foster an inclusive environment for its employees and agents to flourish and succeed and does not discriminate against individuals based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other characteristics, whether legally protected or otherwise.

GRAIL’s Employee Resource Groups (ERG) are core to our diversity, equity, and inclusion program, and help demonstrate GRAIL’s commitment to these values. These employee-led grassroot organizations help our team members learn, grow, inspire, and help connect us to the diverse communities and patients we serve. Through their programs and initiatives, each GRAIL ERG is engaged in helping to attract, engage, develop and retain diverse talent and connect us to our community. GRAIL’s current ERGs include:

ASERG (Armed Services Employee Resource Group)

BIPOCC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color Committee)


WERG (Women’s Employee Resource Group)

Our Values

We put patients first. Compassion for patients is the foundation for priorities and decisions.

We take initiative and get stuff done (GSD). We work with urgency for the long run, hold ourselves accountable, act like owners, and GSD.

We earn trust through integrity and rigor. We act with integrity and “do it right” with the highest level of scientific, clinical, analytical, and technical rigor.

We collaborate to learn. We collaborate because innovation and success occurs at intersections.

We are ambitious and humble. We strive for breakthroughs but are humble in the responsibility of confronting one of humanity’s most important challenges.

Be Part of a Rewarding Journey At GRAIL, our mission provides a reason to hope and believe in a better future for ourselves, our families and people all over the world.

The magnitude of our mission and the great privilege and responsibility attached to the work we do every day is not lost on us. While our focus is on finding a better way to detect cancer early, we never lose sight of our people. We’re committed to creating the best experience for everyone at GRAIL, ensuring that each member of our team has comprehensive benefits and resources to thrive at all stages of life, both at work and at home.

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

Outstanding People Join a team of passionate and dedicated professionals, committed to collaboration, education, and proactive problem-solving.

Strong Compensation We offer competitive salaries and savings plans to provide peace of mind for long-term financial planning.

Complete Health Coverage Take advantage of comprehensive health coverage, with medical, dental and vision, to keep you and your family healthy.

Work-Life Balance Make everyday life more manageable with flexible time off – we trust you to do great work and take time for yourself.

On Site Amenities Stay healthy, happy and productive with our gym facilities, and daily catered lunches and snacks for all.

Perks & benefits
  • Generous Vacation
  • Free Food
  • Gym/Fitness
  • Beautiful Office
  • Maternal/Paternal Leave
  • Flexible Hours
  • Health Insurance
  • Team Activities
  • Transportation
Our Team by the Numbers

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