Helix is hiring a

DevOps Engineer

San Carlos, United States

It’s our mission to empower every person to improve their life through DNA. We believe DNA will be digitally accessible to each person so that it can be used—at any time—to improve health outcomes and accelerate research.

With our high-quality, trusted partners and state-of-the-art lab, we’ve created the first platform of personalized products and services powered by genetics. From advanced cancer screening to cardiovascular health, a digital genome is becoming more accessible and more valuable than ever. 

Our big vision comes with big responsibility. That’s why we’re building a diverse team of experts in the field of genetics, engineering, design, business development, and beyond to help bring actionable insights to our customers.

What’s important to us:

  • Curiosity — we are all passionate about the possibilities enabled by having access to your own genome
  • Responsibility — we have an obligation to people and our partners to operate with highly credible research guided by well respected advisors, with clear and effective communication about our products
  • Agility — flexibility and a desire to be nimble, smart, and effective are important to the Helix culture
  • Follow-through — we’re building a diverse team with amazing track records of achievement in multidisciplinary environments

As a DevOps Engineer, you will:

  • Innovate on new ways to evolve our cloud infrastructure and support our product teams.
  • Collaborate with product managers, scientists, and other engineers to synthesize requirements and author new engineering designs.
  • Build for reliability and scale across users and health systems.
  • Advance DevOps best practices.

Required:

  • A passion for improving people’s lives through access to better information about their DNA
  • 5+ years development experience in one of the following: Go, Python, or a similar language
  • Expert sysadmin skills in a Linux environment, including Bash
  • A proven track record using modern cloud platforms — AWS, GCP, Azure
  • Experience with containers — Docker, ECS, Kubernetes
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tooling/frameworks — e.g., Terraform
  • Affinity for an engineering culture that emphasizes Agile, DevOps, and continuous delivery

Pluses:

  • Familiarity with full-stack development
  • Familiarity with regulated software systems and entities
  • BS+ in Computer Science; coursework in genetics or bioinformatics

What Helix can offer you:

  • Competitive compensation, including meaningful equity
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • Health insurance, including medical, dental, and vision
  • 12 weeks of Maternity or Paternity leave
  • 4 weeks of paid Pregnancy Disability
  • On-premise nursing room
  • Commuter benefits
  • Catered meals
  • Flexible PTO

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