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Software Engineer, Frontend Web Development

Company: Exai Bio Inc
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWho We AreExai Bio ( is an early-stage diagnostic company with a powerful oncRNA and AI-based liquid biopsy platform. Our proprietary technology delivers unprecedented insight into cancer and disease biology from standard, non-invasive blood samples. We are the next generation of liquid biopsy! Our mission is to deliver the earliest and most accurate diagnosis of cancer. Why? Because we aspire to enable a world where cancer can be detected early, diagnosed accurately, treated in a personalized and targeted way, and ultimately cured. We know that people are our greatest asset and we are rapidly building a rock-star team of talent. Our people are driven by the mission, inspired by the vision of the future, and are committed to living our core values (integrity, openness, teamwork, exploration, and kindness) that connect us to our work and to one another.What You'll DoThis role is onsite in Palo Alto, CA.You will be joining the Engineering team, which lays the data and computational backbone for the company. You will be working with top-tier engineers and scientists solving challenging genomics and AI/ML problems. You will be joining a team of software engineers and report directly to our head of engineering.Your Responsibilities are as Follows

  • Design and maintain web apps to track common R&D workflows
  • Propose, design and lead task forces to develop internal webapps to solve key user pain points in data and wet-lab experiment management
  • Cloud deployment expertise (such as AWS Amplify) related to webapp deployment
  • CI/CD experience such as with AWS CodeBuild/CodeDeploy, Travis CI, Jenkins
  • Able to align the teams on the concept and visual design using tools like Figma
  • Work with backend engineers to design REST API endpoints
  • Maintain internal productivity web apps and Chrome extensions
  • Helping define our software engineering culture What You Bring to the Team
    • 4+ years of industrial experience in software engineering with a frontend focus
    • Domain expertise in responsive single-page webapp development preferably with ReactJS or VueJS, Webpack, NodeJS.
    • Experienced with one common backend language such as Python, Golang, and Kotlin.
    • Metrics-driven approach at designing and improving software systems
    • Maintain a high bar for code quality and be passionate about rigorous engineering practices
    • You have experience working with webapp deployment on Cloud.
    • Proficient with database services such as AWS RDS and DynamoDB.
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with technical and non-technical partners from other teams
    • You must be legally authorized to work in the U.S and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including all eligible booster(s), with the exception of a medical or religious exemptionAlso Nice to Haves:
      • Open-source software contributions
      • Portfolio of your prior work in frontend web appsWhat You'll Get as Part of Our Team
        • An inspiring working culture where our core values are more than just words on a page. We walk the talk!
        • Comprehensive Benefits: medical/dental/vision, paid time off, generous holiday schedule, equity and 401k
        • Additional Benefits: hybrid and remote work options, commuter benefits, home office subsidy and learning & development opportunitiesWhat We ValueOur core values represent what we stand for as a team. This is what we believe in. Everyday, we strive to align our behaviors to these core values in everything we do.Integrity – Our thoughts and actions are true to science and to people. We do the right thing.Openness – We recognize and respect our differences – and embrace learning from them.Teamwork – We are team players who trust and respect each other.Exploration – We are explorers, putting curiosity into action. Kindness – We are kind whenever possible – and we believe it's always possible.More About UsExai Bio was founded with technology from the UCSF laboratory of Dr. Hani Goodarzi, and consists of veteran leaders in the RNA biology, liquid biopsy, and artificial intelligence/machine learning fields from both academia (UCSF, Stanford, MIT) and industry (Bluestar, CareDx, Evidation, Google, 23andMe, Deep Genomics). We are backed by leading life sciences and tech investors, including Section 32, Casdin Capital, and Two Sigma Ventures, who have been integral to advancing cancer diagnostics and artificial intelligence/machine learning technologies in past companies like Foundation Medicine, Thrive Earlier Detection, Insitro and Recursion.We value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants 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. We do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies or other third parties and will not pay fees associated with such resumes. Agencies, please do not send resumes to any of our locations, employees or email addresses.

Keywords: Exai Bio Inc, Palo Alto , Software Engineer, Frontend Web Development, IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California

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