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Front End Software Engineer

GenapSys

At GenapSys we are working to power the world of healthcare and diagnostics with advanced DNA sequencing technology. Our sequencing instrument platform leverages a proprietary electrical microfluidic sequencing chip with a scalable number of detectors, enabling a wide range of applications including targeted sequencing in oncology, pharmacogenomics and genome-wide sequencing in microbiology and others. We believe in a world where every researcher has a compact, scalable, and affordable sequencer in their own lab, empowering the democratization of genetic sequencing. Our novel sequencing method is revolutionizing genomics discovery, biomedical research, healthcare, diagnostics, agriculture, and a variety of other fields.

Our team brings together an incredibly diverse and multidisciplinary set of backgrounds and skills – from electrical and mechanical engineers, physicists, chemists, microfluidic engineers, molecular biologists, bioinformaticians, mathematicians and more. It is a super exciting time to join GenapSys as we recently launched our first product which is generating a tremendous amount of interest.  

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced Front End Developer on Cloud (GCP & AWS) to produce scalable software solutions. You will be part of a cross-functional team that is responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment.

As a Front End Developer, you should be comfortable around front-end coding languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries. You should also be a team player with a knack for visual design and utility and be familiar with Agile methodologies.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in building production level UI and UX for Web applications.
  • Experience building enterprise applications utilizing HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, and connecting to RESTful APIS.
  • Experience with Javascript libraries.
  • Experience in server-side programming.
  • Strong understanding of object oriented design principles.
  • Experience with event based asynchronous programming, promises, or observables
  • Ability to work both independently and within a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Bonus points if: 

  • Experience with developing responsive design, advanced CSS, architecting apis and databases, or UX/UI libraries like Bootstrap, Foundation, etc.
  • Strong understanding in networking.
  • Strong exposure of building web apps that work across browsers and devices.
  • MySQL or Python experience.
  • Angular or React experience.
  • Are adaptable to fast-paced, dynamic work environments and shifting demands. 
  • Are highly collaborative, team-oriented, and an effective communicator
  • Are scrappy, willing to pitch in where needed.
  • Have a passion for making a difference in the world
  • Have the ability to work effectively in a matrix organization.

What we offer (US based-employees)*:

  • Competitive compensation and generous stock options.
  • Comprehensive, industry-leading medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and dependents.
  • Pre-tax savings plans for health care, child care, elder care, public transportation and parking expenses.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching employer contribution.
  • Free daily catered gourmet lunches and snacks.
  • For those emergency moments - long and short term disability, life insurance (2x salary) and an employee assistance program.
  • Work with driven and enthusiastic colleagues in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment, the opportunity to work on problems that matter in a highly collaborative environment.

GenapSys does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any GenapSys employee. GenapSys will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees absent a formal agreement. 

A diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is an integral part of GenapSys' culture. We actively welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a great place to work. Join us and help us achieve our mission!

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