Senior Software Engineer (User Experience and User Interface)

Personalis, Inc - Menlo Park, CA


Senior Software Engineer (User Experience and User Interface)

Location: Menlo Park - HQ

Department: Engineering


Personalis is a genome-scale diagnostics company pioneering genome-guided medicine. Our research and clinical products are focused on helping diagnose and treat cancer and inherited genetic disease. Located in Menlo Park, CA, we are seeking a talented and highly motivated Sr Engineer to join our team.

Our priority is to obtain the most accurate genetic data from each sample, and then to draw the reliable medically focused conclusions from these. Our tests are based on next generation sequencing, conducted in our state-of-the art laboratory. We analyze results utilizing proprietary databases, advanced human reference sequences, and sophisticated algorithms.

At Personalis, software team is encouraged to ideate and build innovative products that deliver great customer experiences. At the core of team’s culture is 'customer obsession'; building solutions that start with the customer and then work backward. If you are passionate about applying your talent and experience in Software Engineering to helping patients with cancer and genetic disease, join us!


Design, develop and maintain enterprise software platforms and products such as web portals, workflow management, automated genetic data interpretation and reporting. You are expected to work with a highly talented staff of diverse expertise to clarify requirements, develop next generation software that will assist our comprehensive end-to-end human genome sequencing and analysis products. Position will be involved in all phases of the software development lifecycle (architecture, design, implementation, test and deployment).


  • Evangelize design and user experience
  • Implement modern user interface that include dashboards, workflow management and reporting using Javascript, AngularJS and ReactJS
  • Design and develop software to be highly robust, extremely user friendly and scalable
  • Work with platform team to drive API requirements and integrate APIs with product
  • Think cloud-first design
  • Resolve issues and fix defects
  • Work in a collaborative, fast paced startup environment
  • Communicate challenges and problems proactively and work collaboratively with team to find solutions

Position requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development including consumer facing user interface design and implementation
  • Strong sense of web designs and attuned to the fundamentals of user experience
  • Strong knowledge on ReactJS, AngularJS, JavaScript
  • Experience with the latest web standards, including ES6, HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Familiarity with the full stack development, including protocols and web server optimization techniques
  • Ability to work at a fast pace and be able to rapidly deliver on commitments
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills


  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • Prior experience in biotech, health care, or genomics are a plus

Personalis is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities. Personalis offers a competitive compensation package.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 5 years (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off

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