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Senior Software Engineer

Genemod is a team of technology entrepreneurs and scientists headquartered in Seattle, WA. Our mission is to maximize productivity in bench research and drive the next generation of medicines. The Genemod platform enables life scientists to collaborate and streamline day-to-day operations in the research lab, making pre-clinical research efficient and reproducible. Genemod is transforming the $12B scientific software industry.

As a senior software engineer, you will work closely with the leadership team to build the Genemod platform. You should have experience working with web frameworks and libraries such as React, Django, and/or Node.js.

The engineering team is responsible for building and maintaining the Genemod platform. The platform is built with React (a JavaScript library) for frontend and Django (a Python framework) for backend. There is a huge opportunity to improve the platform through UX research, data analysis, and big data.


  • Our frontend web experiences are a key part of our business, and we’re looking for engineers that have deep expertise in building world-class web apps and care deeply about UI/UX
  • We value a healthy and productive culture. You will work with the org to build an engineering culture where engineers can do their best work and build a brand that is a talent magnet
  • We value results, not the appearance of effort. You'll drive accountability and own engineering effectiveness metrics to translate strategy into results
  • We believe communication makes everyone more effective. You'll consistently communicate and deliver on commitments. You'll partner with the leadership team to translate technology capabilities into strategic business decisions

What we're looking for:

  • 5+ years in front-end Javascript development. Experience with React and material-ui desired
  • 5+ years back-end development experience, preferably with Node.js, SQL databases, and AWS services
  • Previous startup experience (company less than 30 people) required
  • Growth mindset and willingness to work end-to-end on often ambiguous problems
  • Strong customer-focused mindset and belief that we can use technology to solve customer problems

At Genemod, interns and team members:

  • Have complete ownership and accountability over their role and functional area
  • Have complete transparency into the rest of the company (and are expected to show their work and do the same)
  • Have a sense of urgency. We are building a once in a lifetime company at Genemod, so we move fast every single day

Perks and benefits:

  • Competitive salary + flexible paid time off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental + Vision health benefits
  • 401k + stock options
  • Work from home (remote)
  • Monthly virtual social events, and annual company retreats
  • $500 work-from-home stipend

Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S., and we cannot sponsor work visas. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Genemod

Atlassian for Life Scientists Genemod’s vision is to maximize productivity in bench research and drive the next generation of medicines. As a company, we do this by developing simple research tools on a unified platform for life scientists and researchers to collaborate and standardize their scientific research. Genemod has validated the technology and market need through partnerships with research institutions and is fundamentally transforming the $19B scientific software industry to make pre-clinical, bench research efficient and reproducible.