Senior Software Engineer (13-PD-181)

Complete Genomics, Inc.
Job Location: 
Mountain View
Job Description: 

Complete Genomics is seeking a talented software engineer to develop infrastructure for a complex, distributed computing system in collaboration with the instrument software and genome assembly teams. A successful candidate will have expertise in software architecture, design, and implementation with a focus on scale and performance.

Complete Genomics is an emerging DNA sequencing service that offers high-throughput, cost-effective sequencing of human genomes. Our combination of novel technology and a service-based business model creates unique opportunities for innovative software to impact disease research and the emerging promise of personalized medicine.


- Strong expertise in C++.
- Experience in python preferred.
- Demonstrated experience solving large scale programming problems involving large data sets.
- Experience with framework/API design, data structure, and file formats.
- Desire to learn about sequencing and genomics.
- Experience with distributed and multithreaded computing in a linux environment.
- 6+ years of experience designing and developing software, including at least two years experience in an industry environment.
- Exemplary collaboration and communication skills.

Contact Information: 

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Complete Genomics is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

About Our Organization: 

Complete Genomics is a leader in accurate whole human genomic sequencing based in Mountain View, California. Our vision is to provide clinicians the genetic information needed to improve human health through prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of genetic diseases. Complete Genomics is focused on building a new generation of high-throughput sequencing technology and developing new and exciting research, clinical and consumer applications.

In March 2013, Complete Genomics was acquired by BGI-Shenzhen, the world’s largest genomics services company that provides comprehensive sequencing and bioinformatics services for commercial science, medical, agricultural and environmental applications. BGI is recognized globally as an innovator for conducting collaborative projects globally with leading research institutions.