Menlo Park, California
Commensurate with experience
May 23, 2017
Jul 23, 2017
Full Time


Computer Scientists and Software Engineers

Our mission is to “detect cancer early, when it can be cured” and we will build all of the computer systems and software necessary to realize that goal. We are building the capability to accept very large numbers of blood samples and provide a sample specific clinical report of the utmost accuracy and reliability. As our team grows our job postings and descriptions will become more specific and detailed. While our team is small we are providing broader descriptions and we will subsequently match successful candidates to positions and projects.

Position Summary

As a software engineer at Grail you’ll enjoy working on a broad array of software systems and projects. We pride ourselves on building effective, efficient, easy to use and scalable software systems to address Grail’s many computational and automation related challenges. You’ll enjoy yourself working in a fast paced team a diverse set of projects including, but not limited, to cloud (Amazon, Google) automation and service development; data storage design and APIs and associate large scale data processing systems and algorithms; compression techniques and algorithms; algorithm design, implementation and optimization particularly for processing DNA sequencing data; lab automation (including robotics) and LIMS (Laboratory Information Management Systems); mobile and web application development, user interface design and user experience research.

Quality and operational excellence are our joint responsibility and to that end each and every one of us takes ownership of the quality our products from design, through implementation, testing and production; we review code before check-in, have thorough unit and integration tests, continuous integration and reproducible production deployments that we take jointly operate.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.