Senior Software Engineer, Internal Tools
Pleasanton, CA 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description

10x Genomics was founded to deliver powerful and reliable tools that fuel key scientific discoveries and drive exponential progress in our mastery of biology to advance human health. Our talented team has a distinguished record of creating innovative instruments, reagents, and software that analyze biological systems at a resolution that matches the complexity of biology.

We are seeking a full-stack engineer to help develop a suite of internal web applications to accelerate research and development efforts.

As a Sr. Software Engineer on the Internal Tools team, you will be routinely interacting with computational biologists, scientists, and our manufacturing team to create tools to track vital experimental information, automate quality control processes, and generate critical reports. These tools will primarily be single-page React applications on top of cloud-hosted services and databases, but there may be a need for other services as well. As 10x's product lines mature and evolve, you will be exposed to a variety of new technologies and asked to develop new tools to support our cutting-edge R&D efforts.

You are the engineer that other engineers can count on; you are technically excellent, you attack every problem with enthusiasm, you care deeply about what it takes to build high quality software. You are a self-starter, team player, have the hunger to venture quickly into unknown areas, code and make the system work.

What you will be doing

  • Make substantive changes to internal web tools across the stack, from cloud deployment to UI changes.
  • Develop single-page React applications, as well as service APIs to serve and display experimental data.
  • Work with computational biologists and R&D leads to spec out new tools and features.
  • Deploy and monitor internal applications.

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, math, or scientific discipline and 4 years of software development experience; OR 6 years of professional experience building software

Preferred skills and experience

  • Significant experience writing application-level logic within the web stack, such as Django, Flask, Ruby on Rails, Go, Python, Node/Express, etc.
  • Front-end development experience using modern web technologies (React, Vue, Polymer, Angular, etc.).
  • Hands-on experience writing applications in Go.
  • Hands-on experience with RDBMS systems like Postgres/MySQL.
  • Experience deploying applications to the cloud.
  • Background in biology and DNA sequencing is not required. Interest in the field is.


About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation,or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4 to 6 years
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