Genomelink (S21)
DNA App Store

Software Engineer, Web Applications

$80k - $150k0.02% - 0.40%

San Francisco / Remote
Full-time
3+ years
About Genomelink

Genomelink is a consumer genomics company building a DNA App Store where people can upload and store DNA data to access more insights, products, and health research. Over 50M people have got DNA tested in the U.S., and we believe that the number will continue to grow billions across the world in the following decades. For the future, we are creating an application platform on top of the existing DNA test kit market where people can transfer DNA data from any testing company, securely store data all in one place, and continuously access more applications without losing their data ownership. 

We are on missions to;

  • Build a world #1 consumer application platform
  • Help advancement of genomics and health science
  • Bring back DNA data ownership to your hand

The company is founded by passionate entrepreneurs with experiences in consumer genomics and platform businesses: Tomo from M3, Inc. ($70B medical platform), Yuta from MyCode (#1 consumer genetic testing in Japan), and Ken (Tech & bio-info lead at a joint venture between Illumina and Sony). Also, we work with world-class researchers in population genomics, including Carlos Bustamante, P.I. from Stanford University. The investor and affiliates include Y Combinator (S21), Sompo (Top insurance CVC in Japan, led deals for Palantir and Noom), Sony, Berkeley SkyDeck, StartX, Illumina Accelerator.

About the role

Skills: Python

Who we are:

Genomelink is a consumer genomics company building a DNA App Store where people can upload and store DNA data to access more insights, products, and health research. Over 50M people have got DNA tested in the U.S., and we believe that the number will continue to grow billions across the world in the following decades. For the future, we are creating an application platform on top of the existing DNA test kit market where people can transfer DNA data from any testing company, securely store data all in one place, and continuously access more applications without losing their data ownership. 

We are on missions to;

  • Build a world #1 consumer application platform
  • Help advancement of genomics and health science
  • Bring back DNA data ownership to your hand

Passionate entrepreneurs found the company with experiences in consumer genomics and platform businesses: Tomo from M3, Inc. ($70B medical platform), Yuta from MyCode (#1 consumer genetic testing in Japan), and Ken (Tech & bio-info lead at a joint venture between Illumina and Sony). Also, we work with world-class researchers in population genomics, including Carlos Bustamante, P.I. from Stanford University. The investor and affiliates include Y Combinator (S21), Sompo (Top insurance CVC in Japan, led deals for Palantir and Noom), Sony, Berkeley SkyDeck, StartX, Illumina Accelerator.

Role:

  • Develop frontend and backend systems of Genomelink -- a cloud platform for personal genome.
  • Be able to lead all aspects of web development including software design, task allocation, implementation, testing, documentation, ongoing support, and maintenance.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4+ years of professional experience in web application development with Python.
  • Experience with large systems software design including storage, networking, deployment, and scaling methodologies.
  • Experience with AWS and its suite of serving, hosting, and storage services.

Desired Qualification:

  • Experience in bioinformatics applications and a basic understanding of genomics.
  • Competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design optimized for large-scale distributed software systems.
  • Web UI development experience with HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and similar technologies.

Hiring process:

  • Resume Review
  • Interview with a co-founder
  • Interview with the team - designers/developers
  • Interview with CEO
  • (small working project, if required)

What makes this job amazing:

At one of the fastest-growing genomics companies, you will:

  • Create a world #1 consumer product in the category
  • Experience real growth with your own initiation
  • Work with the best talents from all over the world who share a high level of professionalism
  • Achieve great goals with a small team
  • Become a manager of your work and life
  • Stand on the edge of consumer genomics and the digital health domain

Resources:

  1. Genomelink
  2. Team
  3. Culture Deck

Technology

We share more about our product and team during the interview process.

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