Staff Software Backend Engineer #2908
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 7, 2023
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 You'll Do:
Work within a team of engineers to add new, performant features to maximize throughput of blood tubes and data into the lab and signed, official reports out of the lab
Remove bottlenecks that directly impact our anti-cancer mission
Take ownership of the features you build and be a valuable team player
Collaborate and lead technical discussions within the team
Support the operations teams that use the system you build through on-call rotations
Interact with cross functional teams (Product, Lab Operations etc) to drive innovation and deliver for our customers
Who You Are
- A love of programming, curiosity and drive to constantly improve and learn new things
- A commitment and passion for technical excellence and quality
- 5+ years of relevant work experience building scalable, well architected, production ready solutions on the backend
- Experience with writing automated tests as part of your development workflow
- Deep experience in any object oriented language and a willingness to learn
- Experience with relational databases and SQL
- Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
- Please apply if you feel you are a good fit even if you do not meet all the requirements. You will use/learn to use the following technologies/frameworks as part of this position - GOLang server supporting REST, RPC, and GraphQL APIs, MySQL, Python, AWS and Kubernetes.
The estimated, full-time, annual base pay scale for this position is $154,000-$202,000. Actual base pay will consider skills, experience, and location.
Based on the role, colleagues may be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan tied to company and individual performance, or an incentive plan. We also offer a long-term incentive plan to align company and colleague success over time.
In addition, GRAIL offers a progressive benefit package, including flexible time-off, a 401k with a company match, and alongside our medical, dental, vision plans, carefully selected mindfulness offerings.
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. GRAIL maintains a drug-free workplace.
Following extensive monitoring, consideration of business implications, and advice from internal and external experts, GRAIL US has made the decision to require that all U.S. employees be “Fully Vaccinated” with the COVID-19 vaccine. “Fully Vaccinated” is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine (e.g. Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine (e.g. Johnson & Johnson) has been administered. Absent a qualifying exemption, all GRAIL US employees are to comply with this requirement, including providing documentation of such vaccination status, as a condition of employment. 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 for consideration by GRAIL.
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