Senior Software Engineer

8 - 10 years experience  •  Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18
San Carlos, CA
8 - 10 years experience
Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18

POSITION SUMMARY   The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for software development including builds and maintains highly scalable, robust and data centric micro-services to support our customer applications. As part of an engineering team, implements and improves our clinic and patient portal as well and our finance and billing applications.    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Make key design and technical implementation decisions and help guide engineering vision
  • Work closely with stakeholders to define requirements, and transform into highly scalable and reliable, developer-friendly micro-services APIs
  • Design, build and maintain highly sustainable systems to support our business applications.
  • Continue improving process and procedure and evangelizing best practices 
  • Lead the end to end execution of compliance initiatives
  • Be responsible for practicing technical design, developing new functionality and maintaining existing components
  • This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and have an access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job. 
  • Employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire.
  • Must maintain a current status on Natera training requirements.
  • Employee must pass post offer criminal background check 


  • BS degree in computer science, comparable program, or equivalent.  MSpreferred
  • 8years of overall software development experience, preferably secure, scalable web applications in with Java, and other web technologies
  • 3+ years proven experience with implementing highly scalable data centric Java applications
  • Experience with object oriented programming in Java, using open source framework such as Spring Frameworks and Hibernate
  • Expertise with enterprise architecture, cross-platform integration, and building scalable applications in heterogeneous environments
  • Experience with software development lifecycle process from build, software configuration, change control, and release and deployment activities
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Test-Driven Development and/or Behavior-Driven Development
  • Experience with service-oriented and micro-services architecture
  • Experience with implementing high data volumes applications with generating business reports.
  • Strong relational database skills including databasedesign and optimization
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills with a solid analytical background
  • Excellent organizational, communication, presentation, and facilitation skills


  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Java Enterprise Edition
  • Spring Framework
  • Relational Database and SQL Programming, prefer MySQL
  • ElasticSearch or equivalent
  • AWS Services, such as SQS, S3 and SNS
  • Docker or container-oriented technologies
  • REST API and Micro-services Architecture
  • Linux Fundamental
  • CI / CD
  • XML and JSON
  • Quality Assurance Mindset 


  • Duties are typically performed in an office setting.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


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