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Staff Software Engineer, Infrastructure (Remote)


This is a Contract position in South San Francisco, CA posted December 31, 2022.

This position is open to remote within the US or onsite at our headquarters in South San Francisco, CA.

Why join Freenome?

Freenome is a high-growth biotech company on a mission since 2014 to create tools that empower everyone to prevent, detect, and treat their disease.

To achieve this mission, Freenome is developing next-generation blood tests to detect cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages using our multiomics platform and machine learning techniques.

Our first blood test will detect early-stage colorectal cancer and advanced adenomas.

To fight the war on cancer, Freenome has raised more than $1.1B from leading investors including a16z, GV (formerly Google Ventures), T.

Rowe Price, BainCapital, Perceptive Advisors, RA Capital Management, Roche, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, and the American Cancer Society’s BrightEdge Ventures.

Are you ready for the fight?

A ‘Freenomer’ is a mission-driven employee who is fueled by the opportunity to make a positive impact on patients’ lives, who thrive in a culture of respect and cross collaboration, and whose work makes a significant impact on the company and their career.

Freenomers are determined, patient-centric, and outcomes-driven.

We build teams around divergent expertise, allowing us to solve problems and ascertain opportunities in unique ways.

We are dedicated to advancing healthcare, one breakthrough at a time.

About this opportunity: At Freenome, we are seeking a staff-level Infrastructure Engineer whose work will help our Freenome team build a cloud-native machine learning platform for the world’s largest multi-analyte cancer genomics dataset.

The ideal candidate is development-focused with strong experience in system design and architecture, with the ability to lead projects from end-to-end and mentor others.

This person is responsible for utilizing modern engineering practices to build reliable, maintainable, scalable, and secure production systems for our clinical lab and Computational and Molecular Research Scientists.

Our infrastructure team is a small group where you will help set the culture and build the systems that allow us to move fast without breaking things.

You are passionate about meaningful work, and you will have a significant impact on the continued growth of a high profile technology organization that is changing the landscape on early cancer detection.

The role reports to our engineering management team.

What you’ll do: Improving the reliability and scalability of our platform for genomic research in concert with the Software Engineers and Computational Scientists who depend on it daily Planning for significant growth and scaling challenges as we transition from research to product development Lending your expertise to design and code reviews Anticipating technical scaling limits before we reach them Continually improving our security posture Reinforcing good development practices across the entire organization Must haves: 5 years of experience with production infrastructure, automation, and monitoring B.S.

or M.S.

in computer science or a related technical field, or comparable experience Experience in analyzing and troubleshooting distributed systems Software design and development expertise, especially in Python Practical knowledge of Linux internals A systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive Nice to haves: Systems programming languages such as Go, Rust, or modern C++ Kubernetes, including tools such as Helm or Flux Docker and Linux containers Production deployment automation tools, such as Terraform or Ansible Google Cloud Platform experience Large-scale and/or high-performance storage systems, such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis, HBase, Spanner, or Cassandra Microservices, service meshes, or distributed tracing Security, encryption, and certificate management Networking, firewalls, load balancers, and HTTP internals Monitoring, alerting, logging, and tracing tools, such as Prometheus, fluentd, or Jaeger Experience with software in a regulated environment Benefits and additional information: The US target range of our base salary/hourly rate for new hires is $182,750
– $255,000.

You will also be eligible to receive pre-IPO equity, cash bonuses, and a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits dependent on the position offered.

Please note that individual total compensation for this position will be determined at the Company’s sole discretion and may vary based on several factors, including but not limited to, location, skill level, years and depth of relevant experience, and education.

We invite you to check out our career page for additional company information.

Freenome is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity.

Freenome does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) LI-Remote