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Software Engineer - Web Dev

South San Francisco, CA, USA

About us

Counsyl is a technology company that strives to give millions of men and women access to vital information about their bodies, helping them confidently make choices about their lives. The team consists of world class engineers, scientists and clinical experts as well as a renowned engineering and scientific advisory board. Counsyl integrates sophisticated technology with custom robotic automation in its accredited medical laboratory. Its products have won the Wall Street Journal’s Innovation Award for Medicine, and have been named one of Scientific American's "Top 10 World Changing Ideas." 

Counsyl’s Family Prep Screen has already helped hundreds of thousands of people discover critical information before having children, and the Counsyl platform extends beyond family preparation to include inherited cancer screening. Led by co-founders Ramji Srinivasan, CEO; Eric Evans, Chief Scientist; and Rishi Kacker, VP of Engineering, Counsyl has raised a total of $65M and is privately funded by Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, and other prominent investors. 

About you

As a web developer at Counsyl, you’ll work closely with both engineering and design partners. You will take ownership of entire features or product initiatives from conception to release and beyond. The ideal candidate is has a strong understanding of product development, and the motivation to continually iterate to design the best possible solution.

  • A true craftsman or craftswoman with experience building complex client-side interactions using modern tools
  • Javascript/Coffeescript experience and understanding of modern JS MV* frameworks such as Backbone
  • Experience with Javascript testing frameworks such as Jasmine or Mocha is a plus
  • Understanding of responsive design and maximizing interfaces for varying displays
  • Knowledgeable about web development frameworks like Django, Rails, Express, etc.
  • Conversant with git version control
  • CSS mastery (including SASS or LESS)

What you’ll create

  • A brand people can connect with
  • Medical reports people can comprehend
  • Dashboards people can manage

What you’ll get

  • High visibility with the executive team, and the resources to get your ideas live
  • The ability to learn about the healthcare industry and genomics
  • Your voice will have weight; you alone can take us in a completely new direction
  • Competitive compensation
  • Catered meals every day plus a fully stocked fridge
  • On-site gym access to work it off
  • Dry cleaning and laundry service
  • MacBook Pro and all the software you need