Join our growing team!

Here at SelfHacked and SelfDecode, we’re always looking for great new talent to fill the ranks of our team.

About Us

We are a fast-growing and leading company in the personalized health space. We build software to help interpret peoples’ genetics, lab tests and symptoms in order to give personalized health recommendations.



Our primary goal is to give people the tools they need to live a healthier and better life

We are a flat organization and prioritize efficiency

We work as a team and every input and suggestion is taken into account, no matter who it comes from

We thrive on open communication and dedication

We are a meritocracy and people who show good abilities can move up in the organization fast.

If this is the type of company you want to be a part of, apply now! Email us at [email protected]

Positions with SelfHacked / SelfDecode

Backend Django/ Python Developer

Responsibilities Include:

Writing clean, readable code
Developing scalable, easily-maintainable software
Collaborating with other team members and stakeholders
Optimizing applications for maximum speed and scalability
Extending and improving existing internal software systems
Software Testing


Requirements:


Able to integrate multiple data sources and databases into one system
Basic understanding of front-end technologies
Understanding of accessibility and security compliance
Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
Understanding the differences between multiple delivery platforms (e.g. mobile vs desktop) and optimizing output to match the specific platform (e.g. HTML5, and CSS3)
Strong English-language communication skills
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team


Plusses:

3+ years of professional experience working with Django
REST api
Jira
SQL, PostgreSQL
Bitbucket knowledge
Familiarity with AWS and heroku
Prior experience with remote work and launching a new product with a startup
Good front-end ability (Javascript, CSS, HTML)
Knowledge of Vue.js, jQuery, Bootstrap, and React Native


Science Writer/ Editor

Responsibilities Include:

Writing clearly about complex topics
Proofreading


Requirements:


Extensive knowledge of the health industry
Good attention to detail
Excellent writing, proofreading, and communication skills
Familiar with academic journals
Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve work goals
BSc degree



Bioinformatician

Useful Skills:

Develop methods and perform analyses that will advance the understanding of human genetics, lab markers and shape SelfDecode’s consumer product
Experience in algorithm development or machine learning approaches...Creating algorithms for polygenic risk scores, and for combing data - such as genetics, labs and phenotype-therapy data
Interfacing with devs to help design databases
Finding databases to use and refining the dataset in order to make it more useful and fit within out DB
Building scrapers and using natural language processing to gather science data
Managing our ability to analyze whole genome
Consult with researchers to analyze problems, recommend technology-based solutions, or determine computational strategies
Analyze large molecular datasets such as genomic sequence data
Provide scientific support to a variety of teams across the company in a way that makes scientific knowledge accessible to a wide audience
Provide statistical and computational tools for biologically based activities such as genetic analysis, measurement of gene expression, and gene function determination
Improve user interfaces to bioinformatics software and databases
Create or modify web-based bioinformatics tools
Work collaboratively with departments such as marketing, business development, and developers to coordinate product development or improvement
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Hands-on experience working with very large datasets in Python
Research focus on human population genetics, linguistics
Ability to write and communicate complex information to the lay audience


Geneticist

Responsibilities Include:

Leverage existing methods and tools to analyze large amounts of data
Work collaboratively with the Research, Development, and Product teams and provide scientific support to a variety of teams across the company
Consult with patients
Oversee genetics content
Write clearly about complex topics


Requirements:


Extensive knowledge of the health industry
Good attention to detail
Excellent writing, proofreading, and communication skills
Ph.D. in Human Genetics or a related field
Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve work goals
Experience analyzing whole-genome sequence data; experience analyzing ancient DNA sequence data is a plus


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