Sr Software Development Engineer



Software Engineering
San Diego, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

At Veracyte, we offer exciting career opportunities for those interested in joining a pioneering team that is committed to transforming cancer care for patients across the globe. Working at Veracyte – whether it be in one of our labs, corporate offices, the field – enables our employees to not only make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients, but to also learn and grow within a results-driven environment that values innovation, collaboration, and compassion.

The Position:

We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Software Development Engineer with expertise in Python, AWS, and CI/CD practices. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software development, cloud computing, and continuous integration/continuous deployment methodologies. You will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining scalable software solutions that power our products and services. This position will be based out of our San Diego office (hybrid).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain high-quality software solutions using Python.
  • Architect and lead the implementation of cloud-based applications and services on AWS.
  • Develop and manage CI/CD pipelines to ensure seamless integration and deployment of code.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues and bugs.
  • Mentor junior engineers and provide technical guidance and code reviews.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies to ensure our solutions remain current and competitive.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in software development.
  • Proven experience delivering solutions making use of AWS.
  • Experience with microservices architecture and RESTful API design.
  • Proficiency in building and managing CI/CD pipelines using tools like Jenkins, GitLab CI, CircleCI, or similar.
  • Strong understanding of software development best practices, including design patterns, coding standards, and code reviews.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with web development technologies such as Node.js, React, Vue.js, or similar.
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Knowledge of database systems, both SQL and NoSQL.
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools like CloudWatch, ELK Stack, or similar.
  • Prior experience in a senior or lead engineering role.

The final salary offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type and length of experience within the industry, education, etc. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units. Veracyte is a multi-state employer, and this salary range may not reflect positions that work in other states.

Pay range
$132,000$181,000 USD

What We Can Offer You

Veracyte is a growing company that offers significant career opportunities if you are curious, driven, patient-oriented and aspire to help us build a great company. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, and are committed to fostering an inclusive workforce, where diverse backgrounds are represented, engaged, and empowered to drive innovative ideas and decisions. We are proud to have been named a “Bay Area Top Workplace” for ten years in a row by the Bay Area News Group and “Best Places to Work in San Diego” in 2023 by the San Diego Business Journal.

About Veracyte

Veracyte (Nasdaq: VCYT) is a global genomic diagnostics company that improves patient care by providing answers to clinical questions, informing diagnosis and treatment decisions throughout the patient journey in cancer and other diseases. The company’s growing menu of genomic tests leverage advances in genomic science and technology, enabling patients to avoid risky, costly diagnostic procedures and quicken time to appropriate treatment. The company’s tests in lung cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, thyroid cancer, bladder cancer and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis are available to patients and its lymphoma subtyping and renal cancer tests are in development. With Veracyte’s exclusive global license to a best-in-class diagnostics instrument platform, the company is positioned to deliver its tests to patients worldwide. Veracyte is based in South San Francisco, California. For more information, please visit and follow the company on X (Formerly Twitter).

Veracyte, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status. Veracyte participates in E-Verify in the United States. View our CCPA Disclosure Notice.