Remote West Coast or South San Francisco, CA

Software Engineer - Data Engineering

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Position description

The Digital Products team at Counsyl builds software tools that span the entire testing process for patients and doctors. These tools include: identifying patients most likely to benefit from our tests, estimating their costs with insurance, tracking progress, and helping to understand the results. For doctors, we surround our tests with online services that improve their efficiency and let them focus on what they do best: providing excellent care. This software touches tens of thousands of real people every single day at critical moments in decision making. Above all, we make it possible for healthcare companies to be both hi-tech and high touch.

We’re seeking a talented software engineer whose passion is in obtaining and deriving insight from complex datasets. You will work with Technical Program Managers, Product Managers and Software Engineers to make decisions large and small about product direction and feature development armed with the appropriate data. Our platform generates significant amounts of data that can drive business decisions and shape production direction.

Examples of Recent Work Include:

  • Using website traffic and user survey data to decide which features on our provider portal benefit which customers and targeting qualitative research by designers.
  • Improving the performance and scalability of our custom data export tools.
  • Providing utilization and metric data for sizing key strategic opportunities.

About you:

  • You love using Python or similar languages to obtain and analyze data quickly.
  • You understand that deep insight requires deep knowledge of domain models and have significant experience tackling complex data sets.
  • You routinely use both Structured Query Language (SQL) and programming code to obtain data for analysis.
  • You have experience developing and implementing custom Extract Transform and Load (ETL) and data export tools.
  • You have experience helping others use Business Intelligence (BI) tools such as: Looker, Tableau, Spotfire, etc.
  • You are driven to share knowledge and insights with others, via clear, crisp written and verbal communications.

What you'll do:

  • Work with Technical Program Managers and Product Managers to understand, find, export, and perform initial analysis on diverse datasets.
  • Design, develop and maintain custom ETL tools for multiple data sources.
  • Perform initial analyses and troubleshoot data anomalies.
  • You will advance these initiatives independently with minimal direction.

Pluses, but not required:

  • Experience in healthcare or research.
  • Data visualization skills.
  • Computer Science background.

About Counsyl

Counsyl is a health technology company that offers DNA screening for diseases that can impact men, women and their children. The Counsyl philosophy is simple: screen for diseases where advanced knowledge makes a difference in health outcomes, whether it’s changing a behavior, pursuing preventative measures, or simply preparing for what lies ahead.

The Counsyl team includes an accomplished group of problem-solvers — top engineers, scientists, and designers — who are taking the lead on building the modern clinical laboratory. Scientific rigor, custom robotics, and software are at the heart of every Counsyl product, resulting in better, faster and more affordable screens that are broadly accessible. Beyond the laboratory, Counsyl offers doctors and patients a technology platform for results delivery in real time, with on-demand access to board-certified genetic counselors.

Counsyl has screened more than 750,000 patients and served more than 7,000 health care professionals in its CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited and NYS CLEP-permitted clinical laboratory. The company has raised a total of $102 million and is privately backed by Pilot Growth Equity, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, David Drummond, and other high profile investors.

Interview process

Counsyl is driven by some of the brightest people in the industry. Our interview process is geared to ensure that we continue to hire the very best. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

Our interview process is composed of practical and situational interviews in a series of settings spanning Skype, practical exams, and in-person meetings. Our goal is to gauge both your ability to succeed in the first 90 days as well as your capacity to scale with us as we grow.

Why Counsyl?

Throughout it all, we are looking to understand why you are driven to be a part of our company. Specifically, we want to know how you identify with our mission and will contribute to our team.

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