Senior Software Engineer

Employer
GRAIL, Inc.
Location
Menlo Park, CA
Posted
Oct 07, 2021
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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. GRAIL, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN). For more information, please visit www.grail.com.

What if we could detect cancer early before symptoms begin? At GRAIL, we develop technology that detects cancer early, when it can be cured. Grail is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. 

Grail is looking for a full-stack engineer who enjoys working on a broad array of software systems and projects. The team is responsible for customer-facing software used to capture and manage clinical data. We strive to build a robust and scalable infrastructure as well as easy-to-use UI interfaces. Our technical stack consists of Go, AWS, Kubernetes, Microservices, and React. 

 YOU WILL:

-  Use your experience developing front-end applications and distributed systems to build native cloud-based EDS software that manages large global clinical studies.
-  Participating in the development of applications.
-  Build and operate the infrastructure and tooling that runs the systems and powers the team.

Your Background Includes:
-  Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Bioinformatics, or similar technical field.
-  5-8 years of meaningful work experience designing, developing, testing, and maintaining full-stack applications and microservice ecosystems.
-  Excellent knowledge of general-purpose programming languages including C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, Go Language, React, SpringBoot, Spring, Angular, Maven, Docker, Redis, MySQL, & Postgres.  
-  Experience developing distributed systems on one of the cloud platforms like AWS, GCP, or Azure.
-  Experience with writing and executing test protocols
-  Passion for designing and building practical high-quality software solutions.
-  Strong professional written and verbal communication skills.
-  Willingness to add value to the team!

Grail is an equal opportunity employer and values 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. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, perform crucial job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
GRAIL is an Equal Employment Office and Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We will reasonably accommodate all individuals with disabilities so that they can participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications, and advice from internal and external experts, GRAIL has made the decision to require all U.S. employees receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. “Full vaccination” is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.

GRAIL, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries ("GRAIL") does not accept any liability for fees for resumes from recruiters or employment agencies (“Agency”), without a binding, written recruitment agreement between GRAIL and Agency describing the services and specific job openings (“Agreement”).  GRAIL may consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume and explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the Agency, unless an Agreement is in place.  Any email or verbal contacts with any person within GRAIL is inadequate to create a binding agreement.   Agencies without an Agreement are requested not to contact any hiring managers of GRAIL with recruiting inquiries or resumes.  Agencies interested in partnering with GRAIL may contact GRAIL's HR Department through our Customer Service team.