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23andMe

DNA testing

Software Engineer - Big Data Platform
Mountain View, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

Join 23andMe and solve cool and challenging engineering problems implementing a large scale data store, building data processing pipelines in the cloud, and powering novel research and analytical capabilities. Work within a collaborative environment of small fast-paced development teams that have a mix of veteran engineers and recent graduates. Come join us in our mission to be the world's trusted source of personal genetic information!
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
Design and implement new infrastructure, storage features, and frameworks
Build data storage plan, distributed database schema, and optimized caching in order to support data analysis pipelines for statistical phasing, imputation, & association analyses
Participate in product development process
Write unit and functional tests
Solve performance and scalability problems
What you'll bring
B.S. in Computer Science or a related field
Expert knowledge of SQL, Python.
Working knowledge of C/C++ and/or Java/Scala.
Experience engineering high volume data and scientific dataflows
Experience working with cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform, etc.
Experience with distributed databases and large scale data processing
Experience solving problems with Hadoop and related technologies (HDFS, MapReduce, HBase, Spark, etc.)
Interest in bioinformatics
Thrive with minimum supervision to deliver well-designed high-quality code on time