Invitae logo

Senior Software Engineer

Invitae is a healthcare technology company that leverages genetic information to empower doctors and patients to make informed medical decisions.




Invitae is a healthcare technology company that leverages genetic information to empower doctors and patients to make informed medical decisions. Our software engineers work on a variety of projects ranging from innovations in healthcare systems to taming the chaos of biology. We're constantly improving our tools and technologies to deliver the highest quality actionable information for patient health. If you want to apply your knowledge and skills to improve the lives of millions of people join our team.

About our team:

Invitae needs experienced engineers with diverse backgrounds to help us achieve our mission - provide genetic information to billions of people.  We are a cross-functional team of scientific domain experts and dedicated, curious engineers. We build systems that take massive amounts of genomic data, combine it with the world's scientific literature, add to it years of rigorously curated results, and package it all neatly for our scientists to consume. It's a lot of information. As the data gets bigger, our systems need to get better and faster. That's where you come in.

What you will do:

  • Help define and build new features or applications based on technology and business needs.

  • Minimum 3 years experience and Bachelors in Engineering

  • Write structured, tested, readable and maintainable code.

  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and distribute knowledge.

  • Lead technical efforts for internal or external customer needs.

  • Support your teammates by continuing to learn and grow.

What you bring:

  • Industry experience with full stack architecture and distributed systems.

  • Multiple years of industry experience with backend or frontend frameworks such as:

    • Python/Django

    • TypeScript/React

    • Scala/Play or Kotlin/Spring Boot

    • Other common industry standards

  • Hands on experience with databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, NoSQL, etc.).  Tuning and query optimization a plus.

  • Top notch communication skills.  Experience with distributed teams is a plus.

  • A mission-oriented mindset and a desire to never stop learning.

At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

About this role

November 12th, 2021

May 14th, 2021

Full Time

-11.00 -11.00
-10.00 -10.00
-9.50 -9.50
-9.00 -9.00
-8.00 -8.00
-7.00 -7.00
-6.00 -6.00
-5.00 -5.00
-4.00 -4.00
-3.50 -3.50
-3.00 -3.00
-2.00 -2.00
-1.00 -1.00
0.00 0.00
1.00 1.00
2.00 2.00
3.00 3.00
3.50 3.50
4.00 4.00
4.50 4.50
5.00 5.00
5.50 5.50
5.75 5.75
6.00 6.00
6.50 6.50
7.00 7.00
8.00 8.00
8.75 8.75
9.00 9.00
9.50 9.50
10.00 10.00
10.50 10.50
11.00 11.00
12.00 12.00
12.75 12.75
13.00 13.00
14.00 14.00

Apply now

Please let Invitae know you found this job on Himalayas. This will help us grow!

Apply now

About Invitae

Learn about Invitae and their company culture.

View company profile

Invitae is a leader in medical genetic testing, driving genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Invitae is aggregating the world's medical genetic tests into a single service with higher quality, faster turnaround time, and lower prices. By driving down the cost of genetic testing we make it affordable and accessible to everyone who can benefit. Our dedication to our mission is fueling explosive growth, with both our test volume and revenue doubling year-over-year for the past four years. Our team has grown from 300 employees to more than 1,000 in just two years and we have helped hundreds of thousands of patients get the answers they need. 
Why medical genetics? Within each of us lies information coded in our DNA that can transform our health. Unlocking those answers to make medicine more personalized requires highly specialized, multidisciplinary collaboration. Our platform is setting the standard for the exploding medical genetics industry by harnessing the power of advanced technologies – robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, software engineering – and world-class genetic expertise. We provide genetic information that guides decisions for patients facing a vast array of health questions, from ultra-rare diseases and the most common cancers to starting a family.   

The team driving our mission thrives in a culture designed to enable innovation at scale. We are grounded in freedom with responsibility and a universal sense of urgency and ownership. Employees are empowered to speak up, try new things and make decisions that push us forward. We provide all employees with opportunities to grow and advance, supported by flexible work hours, unlimited paid time off, the ability to work anywhere for many roles and the satisfaction of doing meaningful work. 

Each day at Invitae means driving forward toward a new era in which everyone can have their health decisions guided by genetics.


It's impossible to distill our culture into three or four feel-good and non-controversial statements, but it is not impossible to describe what we aspire to:

  • Team above the individual

  • Radically honest communication

  • Freedom with accountability

  • Transparency and data-informed action

  • A sense of urgency

Tech stack

Learn about the technology and tools that Invitae uses.

View tech stack

Similar remote jobs

These are some of our top picks for great remote jobs on Himalayas.

View all jobs
MainStreet logo




Icons/design/feather/dollar sign

122k-200k USD

Paige logo
Icons/design/feather/country/gb United Kingdom only




Quora logo
Icons/design/feather/country/us United States only
Axios logo
Icons/design/feather/country/us United States only
Nimble logo
Icons/design/feather/country/us United States only

2 remote jobs at Invitae

Invitae is hiring Senior Software Engineer and Software Support Engineer.

View all jobs at Invitae

Remote companies like Invitae

These are some great remote companies operating in similar industries to Invitae.

View all companies

We help nurses (CNAs, LVNs, RNs) find work that fits their schedule close to home.

Lexer logo

Proudly headquartered in Australia and serving clients from around the world, Lexer’s end-to-end retail CDP drives profit, saves time, and improves experiences for both companies and consumers—because seamless, genuine shopping experiences are the experiences we all deserve.

Echobind is a full-service agency bringing together web, mobile, and design experts for your software project.

SafetyWing logo

People who are location independent fall between the cracks, without proper access to insurance or national safety nets.

ZOLL Medical logo

ZOLL Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group Company, develops and markets medical devices and software solutions that help advance emergency care and save lives while increasing clinical and operational efficiencies.

Dapper Labs logo

The serious business of fun and games on the blockchain.

The latest jobs in your inbox

We'll keep you updated with the best new remote jobs.

Read about our privacy policy

Hiring remotely?
Start posting jobs today.

Start posting jobs for only $50.

Post remote jobs on Himalayas