SOFTWARE ENGINEER at Whole Biome
San Francisco, CA, US
Whole Biome is an early-stage, venture-backed biotech located in San Francisco. We are a small team of scientists, engineers and physicians interested in improving human health by using the latest research from diverse fields, such as, microbiology, molecular biology, high-throughput genomics, distributed computing, pharmaceutical development and nutrition sciences.

We are currently seeking a bioinformatics software engineer. This position will be responsible for the successful development, testing, documentation and deployment of cloud-based bioinformatics services and APIs targeting in-house data analysts, front-end developers and research scientists.

Key Responsibilities:
Implement and maintain in-house software for high-throughput bioinformatics pipelines and web services
Document, test and release software services in a continuous fashion

Requirements:
Strong software design experience and problem solving skills
Ability to work independently in a multi-disciplinary team
At least 3 years professional software development experience in Python and/or Scala
At least 2 years in Unix/Linux environments using Bash, Make and related Unix tools
Experience using R/Numpy for data analysis
Bachelors in CS, Statistics or similar

Whole Biome is developing novel classes of therapeutics and diagnostics that target the human microbiome to improve the lives of patients suffering from a variety of diseases. At Whole Biome, we employ cutting-edge technology in our R&D pipeline. We are passionate about building products that are best-in-class and we are looking for individuals who embody that same desire.

At Whole Biome, we understand that success means building great teams to solve challenging problems. We hire the best and brightest and give everyone the resources we need to succeed.

Benefits:
- competitive salary and equity packages
- health, dental, and vision
- 401k with corporate matching
- flexible schedules with a focus on work/life balance
​ - unlimited vacation policy (we're all adults and professionals, not clockwatchers)
- commuter benefits

Sweet Perks
- casual culture (66% of founders usually wearing hoodies)
- artisanal coffee
​ - on-site gym
- strong belief in work/life balance; we believe it, we encourage it, we live it
- pick your own laptop
- collaborative, team environment
- off-site, team building adventures
- walking distance to Caltrain, Muni
- walking distance to bars and restaurants in Dogpatch

If you're someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment where autonomy and collaborative teams are equally valued, AND you are excited to dedicate your life to improving health, please get in touch with us!

​Email with your resume and cover letter to begin the application process. Even if you don't see an opening that fits you, please send us your resume if you think your background and personality would be a great fit!