Senior Software Engineer – Platform
Location: Pleasanton, CA
At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.
Our software enables our scientists to better understand human health, such as pinpointing the differences between a cancer and normal cell and the genomic sequences the body makes in response to infection. We’ve built an ecosystem of powerful software, hardware, microfluidics, and chemistry to create products that are used by researchers around the world, including 96 of the top 100 global research institutions.
Our teams are encouraged to follow their passions and pursue new ideas in an inclusive and dynamic environment. The discoveries we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.
What you'll be doing:
Our technology is enabling researchers around the world to more fully understand the fundamentals of biology at unprecedented resolution and scale. As a Platform engineer you will engage in interdisciplinary collaboration to solve difficult architectural challenges, design, build, test, and ship software enabling researchers around the world to more fully understand the fundamentals of biology.
To be successful you must have:
-3+ years shipping software
-Deep Linux-based systems programming experience with an emphasis on performance and scalability with large data sets
-Engineering skills and instincts that are language and platform invariant
-Strong computer science fundamentals with understanding of the performance effects of OS, compilers, filesystems, network stacks, databases, and language runtimes
-Demonstrated interest in the craft of software engineering in the form of open source contributions or side projects
Nice to have background and experience:
-Specific experience with Go, C/C++, Node.js, and Python
-Previous work with desktop or mobile app platforms such as Windows, Cocoa, iOS, or Android
-Background in biology and DNA sequencing is NOT required. Enthusiasm for a broad range of technology fields
About 10x Genomics:
10x Genomics (NASDAQ: TXG) is building tools for scientific discovery that reveal and address the true complexities of biology and disease. Through a combination of novel microfluidics, chemistry, and bioinformatics, our technology is enabling researchers around the world to more fully understand the mechanisms behind cancer, the immune system, and the fundamentals of biology at the single-cell level. 10x is one of the fastest-growing biotech companies of the decade, growing from $3M in revenue in 2015 to over $200M in 2019, and has backed over 1,000 scientific publications in the past four years. For more information, visit www.10xgenomics.com.
10x Genomics is headquartered in Pleasanton, with an office by Embarcadero BART in San Francisco.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.