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Staff Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 4, 2022
Interested in helping to develop cutting edge technologies to empower cell biology and save lives? If so, we'd love to talk to you! Our company is focused on developing a new imaging technology to improve biological research and, ultimately, health outcomes, across all of biology, enabling previously impossible applications. We deliver detailed breakdowns on a cell-by-cell basis, by using deep learning to classify cells based on their morphology. We've launched an internal product and are working to develop a commercially releasable version. Come join Deepcell and make a difference! We're a rapidly growing team of stellar innovators in biomedical engineering, artificial intelligence, and molecular biology. Our technology has won multiple prestigious awards and is backed by top-tier venture capitalists in Silicon Valley including Andreessen Horowitz and Bow Capital.


  • Write software to control prototype systems for development of Deepcell’s next-generation instrumentation
  • Collect and analyze experimental data to improve the overall system performance and troubleshoot potential issues
  • Work with data scientists to incorporate deep learning models for real time manipulation of cells and feedbacks
  • Characterize solutions for hardware stability, repeatability, and reliability through experiments and structured test plans
  • Interface with database systems and data warehouses to store and synchronize data
  • Work with other R&D engineers to support and participate in defining new designs and system requirements

Key Qualifications

  • MS or above in Computer Science or related fields
  • 5+ years of experience of programming in C#, Java, C++ or Python towards releasing commercial products
  • Strongly proficient in object oriented programming (OOP) and in a multithreading environment
  • Writes fast, high-quality and clean codes for prototype systems
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills and ability to learn quickly in a dynamic, fast-paced and multi-disciplinary environment
  • Understand key physical phenomena which influence performances of the overall system
  • Versed in software engineering best practices (version control, code review process, unit testing, etc.)
  • Ability to understand and execute on the company’s mission and values
  • Maintain a high degree of ethical standard and trustworthiness
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Nice to Have

  • Experience in controlling hardware components
  • Experience or understanding of neural network and interfacing codes
  • Experience with database design, queries and communications
Deepcell is an Equal-Opportunity Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation