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Frontend Engineer

Omtech llc
South San Francisco, California, US
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Job Description:

QUICK PITCH :Client is on a mission to accelerate new cures and promote a healthier planet by unlocking a new level of productivity for scientists who use DNA tools to bring their ideas to life. Our DNA sequencing tools are used daily by thousands of innovators, including Nobel prize-winners, dynamic biotech startups, research labs, and DIY biohackers. Our global network of labs operates day and night to enable world-changing discoveries 10x faster. Every team member at client plays a crucial role in driving forward the future of biotech research.

COMPANY OVERVIEW : We're a fast-paced team. One of our core value props is returning results to customers at a previously unheard-of pace. We bring this level of intensity and urgency to every aspect of the company, including deploying features and building robust infrastructure. This will be a significantly more ambitious and fast-paced role than you'll find at most startups.
  • Impact: Your work will directly and immediately contribute to accelerating biotech research. This research is one of humanity's most powerful tools for stopping climate change and developing novel therapies.
  • Innovation: Work on the cutting edge of biotech and software, introducing indispensable tools to top-tier researchers.
  • Community: Join a passionate, scrappy team that values close, interactive relationships with our customers and each other.


We're looking for a Front-End Engineer to join us in creating user-centered interfaces that empower scientists to intuitively visualize and interact with the full richness of their data at multiple levels of complexity. If you excel at overseeing projects from conception to completion, are passionate about your contributions making a real difference for both your team and the broader scientific community, and flourish in a playful, lively, entrepreneurial setting, this role offers a perfect fit. Here, your contributions, from refining intricate tools to spearheading major innovations, are amplified across our growing user community and make a real impact on the research productivity of labs worldwide. This position is based in our new headquarters in the SF area, where you'll have the opportunity to influence how our workspace is designed and create an environment that fosters innovation and collaboration.

Your Role :As our first Front-End Engineer, you'll set the foundation for our customer experience by:
  • Designing and developing interfaces for visualizing sequencing results, making complex data easily understandable for scientists.
  • Enabling customers to easily navigate to their important info in their data.
  • Planning and implementing an expansion into DNA sequence design tools, aligning closely with user feedback and research advancements.

Technical Stack

We're looking for someone:
  • With robust front-end development skills, who enjoys exploring and innovating new methods of interaction to enhance our product and development processes.
  • Who is excited about building from the ground up and establishing a modern, efficient tech stack.
  • Who wants a significant level of responsibility and autonomy in a fast-paced culture.

Collaboration and Growth :
  • You'll work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team, including back-end developers and bioinformaticians, to bridge the gap between complex data and user experience.
  • This position offers significant growth potential, evolving into a leadership role and shaping the future of our software development efforts.

You Are
  • Excited about the opportunity to work closely with some of the world's leading biotech researchers, in a role where your work will have a direct impact on the advancement of scientific research.
  • Passionate about creating products that become indispensable, with a portfolio that showcases your ability to simplify and beautify complex data.
  • Enthusiastic about working in South San Francisco, eager to collaborate in-person with our lab and development teams

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