One Codex

Remote, sf
< 10 employees
< 10 engineers
Private funding
Pre-series a

One Codex is the leading bioinformatics platform for microbial genomics. Application areas include infectious disease diagnostics, microbiome research, food safety, and public health epidemiology.

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Active Roles

Why join us?

  • We're an early-stage, profitable company out of the YC S14 class.

  • Our team frequently wins independent evaluations and contests due to the speed and quality of our algorithms — even against giants like Google.

  • We're creating a platform to accelerate the speed and accuracy of genomics data analysis. Come join us on the cutting edge!

Engineering at One Codex

Engineering team and processes

Although our team is currently small, every member of our organization contributes to our codebase. We tend to specialize a little in our most comfortable stack, but frequently engage with all parts of the code. Our engineering team operates on 2 week sprint cycles. Each sprint, we plan upcoming features, assign points based on complexity, and queue them in order of priority. Features are tackled as pairs when appropriate. We use Pull Requests on GitHub to conduct code reviews

Technical Challenges

A broad range of problem sets (everything from low-level algorithms and data structures for bioinformatics to our React frontend for visualizing genomics data). Working on technology that directly assists scientific researchers in a new and growing field, as well as clinicians and other applied practitioners translating that research.

Projects you might work on
  • You would get to work on an app that allows users to interact with cutting edge genomic research and compare genetic mutations.

Tech stack

Working at One Codex

We value collaborative autonomy. As a small team, we always discuss our features and goals in the abstract, and trust in our coworkers to use their discretion to make implementation choices.

Perks & benefits
  • Free Food

    We eat together most days, and go out for a good meal together at lunch on Fridays to celebrate our progress and successes.

  • Generous Vacation

    One Codex has an unlimited vacation policy.

  • Pet Friendly

    One of us has a dog who sometimes stops by the office (she loves people and is hypoallergenic!).

  • Health Insurance

    We provide full medical and dental coverage.

  • Beautiful Office

    We have a gorgeous office in the Mission with room to grow into.

Our Team by the Numbers

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