Remote • $70k - $200k


Role Location

  • Remote


$70k - $200k


501+ people


1525 O'brien
Menlo Park, CA, 94025, US

Tech Stack

  • Go
  • React
  • AWS

Role Description

DevOps Engineer

GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. It is supported by leading global investors and pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare companies. For more information, please visit

Grail is looking for a DevOps engineer to manage and improve the infrastructure that software engineers rely on across all stages of our product development cycle. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with cross functional teams including Software Engineering, IT, Clinical and Lab Operations, and Data Science to improve software development productivity and safety with new tools, automation systems, and security strategies. You will be in a position to empower the engineering team with the platforms they need as we work towards detecting cancer!

You Will: Manage Grail’s computing infrastructure and streamline the team's ability to get stuff done. Streamline the development and deployment process and scale it for future software launches. Build tools and scripts in go, bash, python or other languages. Provide input on architectural design and support a growing team of 70+ software and bioinformatics engineers. Be responsible for managing computational tools and permissions. Be an active contributor in our release engineering setup. Become an expert in managing our technical stack including: Phabricator, Bazel, AWS, Ansible, Terraform, Docker, GCE, Github. Your Background Should Include: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer science, electrical engineering or another technical field.
5+ years of DevOps, SRE or system administration experience. Demonstrated background in managing the build environment for a fast growing software engineering team.

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.

About Grail

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.

Company Culture

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.

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