Software Engineer, New Grad at Color Genomics
Burlingame, CA, US
 
Color is a modern health service that applies expertise in software, genetics, and robotics to a crucial healthcare challenge: preventing or detecting conditions where early knowledge can improve health outcomes and reduce treatment costs. Color’s affordable, clinical-grade genetic tests help people understand their risk for hereditary cancer and heart conditions - knowledge that they and their doctors can use to create personalized health plans.
 
 
Color's product engineers enjoy building all kinds of systems and tools. No background or expertise in biology/genetics is required.
 
 
You will
 
 
  • Design and build novel products and features to address long-standing problems in healthcare and genetics.
  • Improve the quality, reliability, and speed of our core products and services.
  • Partner closely with product, design, data science, and our scientific teams to build cutting-edge, clinical-grade genetic tests and services.
  • Work directly with senior engineers from companies like Google, Twitter, Dropbox, Pinterest, and Microsoft
 
 
Projects you might tackle include
 
 
  • Roll out a new genetic test for an important health condition like cancer or heart disease, from ordering to fulfillment to detailed, personalized genetic results
  • Build visually engaging experiences to share non-clinical genetic insights like wellness and ancestry
  • Design a novel service/app to help Color's clients manage their health and take actions to reduce their risk of major diseases
 
 
You might be a good fit if
 
 
  • You’ve studied computer science and have experience building projects collaboratively with other developers: class projects, research, open source, or internships
  • You have built or contributed to projects in languages like Python, JavaScript, and Java
  • You’ve built web apps using frameworks like React, Angular and Django
  • You’ve built interactive user interfaces and experiences using HTML5, CSS, and ES6
  • You are comfortable with software development in a UNIX(-like) environment
  • You’re passionate about using software and technology to help save lives and prevent catastrophic disease. You want to apply your skills in the service of a greater mission.
  • You’re innately curious: you enjoy being exposed to new techniques and technologies, and you’re excited to learn from both senior engineers as well as genetics/lab/scientific experts
  • You are intrinsically motivated, able to execute projects independently (while receiving mentorship/guidance from your manager and peers).
 
 
Color is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Color prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Color conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.