Remote West Coast or South San Francisco, CA

Software Engineer - Digital Products

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Position description

Counsyl is a health technology company that offers DNA screening for people to understand their risks for inherited disease, cancer, and at-risk pregnancies.  More than just a DNA test, Counsyl has created a platform that connects doctors and patients with information that has meaningful impacts on human health.  

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 day at critical moments in decision making. Above all, we make it possible for healthcare companies to be both hi-tech and high touch.

The Digital Products team is seeking a talented and dedicated Full-Stack engineer to develop innovative web applications. We use modern web technologies including: React, Django, Python, and Postgres. We combine these with a deep understanding of our users needs, and a design approach that puts these needs above our own profits. We have fun along the way, with hackathons and hardware events, meetups and meals together.

We believe in:

  • Keeping designs and code clean
  • Building for the long term
  • Empathizing with and listening to our users
  • Reducing complexity through lightweight solutions
  • While having fun and doing good.

About you:

  • Love Python
  • Understand that most data is relational, but occasionally not.
  • Write clean, well-documented code.
  • Enjoy thinking deeply about challenging problems.
  • Are adept at a variety of tools and languages.
  • Something something Testing: Know that it’s not done until it’s tested.
  • Stay self-motivated, humble and driven

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 10,000 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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