developer full time senior tech

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By investing in the technology that ensures easy and affordable access to healthcare, Color is creating the infrastructure that will serve us for decades to come. Apply to join Color and do some of the most important work of your career. If you are not sure that you're 100% qualified, but are up for the challenge - we want you to apply!

Color’s Genomics/Research team is building products that increase access to high-quality genetic testing and enable large-scale research programs. Color is partnering with large companies and research programs to make genetic testing easy, affordable, and accessible.

One of Color’s largest partnerships is with the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program. All of Us is one of the most ambitious biomedical research efforts ever undertaken in the U.S. The program aims to sequence a million people across the U.S. to accelerate health research and enable individualized prevention, treatment, and care.

This team’s work covers a diverse... set of challenges, including genetic testing, health engagement, and clinical tools to support variant scientists and genetic counselors. We’re looking for motivated engineers to scale our genetics products to millions of users.
How You'll Contribute:

  • Design and build novel products and features to enable large-scale genetic research.
  • Collaborate with product, design, and our scientific teams to create cutting-edge, clinical-grade genetic tests and services
  • Improve the quality, reliability, and speed of our core products and services
  • Propose and implement changes to our data models, core architecture, and codebase
  • Develop all levels of the technical stack even if you’re more experienced in some layers
  • Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:
  • 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 have 4+ years of industry experience as a software engineer (or equivalent role).
  • You've built and launched numerous features, products or systems successfully into the wild and iterated to incorporate user feedback.
  • You maintain a high bar for quality of code and work hard to eliminate unnecessary duplication and awkward workarounds. You're passionate about rigorous engineering practices and discipline: code reviews, automated testing, logging, monitoring, alerting, etc, etc.
  • You effectively communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical collaborators: you identify core challenges in complex situations, explain trade offs, and incorporate feedback to make decisions using code reviews, docs, wikis, meetings, and other channels as needed.
  • You have defined product roadmaps in close collaboration with Product Managers, Designers, Researchers and other stakeholders.
  • You have experience with modern web stacks.
    Nice to Have:
  • You’re productive in one or several items from our technology stack including React, HTML5, CSS3, and ES6+, Python, Django, AWS, SQL and REST APIs.
  • You have acted as a technical lead for teams of 1-3 engineers.
  • Possible Projects To Contribute To:
  • Build software to enable the All of Us research program to deliver genetic results to one million Americans.
  • Build delightful products that make it effortless for researchers to get access to genetic data that can help them understand disease and develop personalized therapeutics.
  • Build world-class user experiences for research study participants
  • Create online tools to enable collaboration between scientists across multiple institutions

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