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Sr. Software Engineer

Sunnyvale, California, United States

23andMe is seeking an outstanding Sr. Software Engineer who wants to challenge and push the boundaries of technology and science. You will define and design compelling new features, and contribute innovative solutions to challenging engineering problems to make those features real and perform at scale. You'll lead by example and share your product delivery, wisdom, wit, and experience across the team. Join our growing Engineering team and enjoy a collaborative environment with small project teams working on a variety of tasks ranging from web and application development to genotype data processing. 


Who We Are

Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome.  We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.


What You'll Do

  • Deliver well-designed high-quality code on time in collaboration with a cross-functional team, primarily supporting our Lemonaid Telehealth business 
  • Translate functional and technical requirements into detailed, documented architecture and design
  • Fully own the SDLC
  • Decompose problems and communicate technical solutions
  • Perform code reviews. Follow and refine coding standards
  • Balance quality and delivery
  • Be a mentor, multiplier, and cultural fit


What You'll Bring

  • BS in Engineering or related field with a minimum of 6 years’ industry experience, real-world experience delivering production quality code
  • Demonstrable proficiency with PHP 
  • High level of knowledge around the Angular framework (any version) and JavaScript
  • Experience testing and debugging Javascript and Angular applications
  • Good knowledge of Git, NPM, NVM, Gulp, Webpack, HTML, CSS
  • Unit & functional testing as a way of life
  • Understanding of AWS tools like SQS, SNS, RDS, ElastiCache, ECS, Fargate
  • Understanding of and adherence to REST principles
  • Knowledge of SQL (MySQL)
  • Working knowledge of Python 
  • A team player attitude with comfortability operating in a highly collaborative environment
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to deliver well-designed high-quality code on time
  • Security best practices
  • Plus: familiarity with GoLang


About Us

23andMe, headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, is a leading consumer genetics and research company. Founded in 2006, the company’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has pioneered direct access to genetic information as the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research, with 80 percent of its customers electing to participate. The platform also powers the 23andMe Therapeutics group, currently pursuing drug discovery programs rooted in human genetics across a spectrum of disease areas, including oncology, respiratory, and cardiovascular diseases, in addition to other therapeutic areas. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.

At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.  If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at accommodations-ext@23andme.com. 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Please note: 23andMe does not accept agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you.

Pay Transparency
23andMe takes a market-based approach to pay, and amounts will vary depending on your geographic location. The salary range reflected here is for a candidate based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.
San Francisco Bay Area Base Pay Range
$150,000$224,000 USD