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Cloud Architect San Francisco, CA

  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

Discovery. It’s the future of everything. is a small, fast-growing Healthtech startup based in San Francisco. We are data scientists, computational biologists, software architects, change-agents. Our mission is to make it easier and faster for anyone to find answers in data. With the platform our customers are completely transforming how life sciences and healthcare data research is performed.

We are seeking a senior-level Cloud Architect to bring together best-practices and innovative ideas to make our platform the best-performing and most scalable analytics platform in the cloud. is deployable securely across any cloud platform, as well as on-premise within customer sites.

Our ideal candidate has:

  • 10+ years professional experience as a software engineer
  • A strong track record of both independent and team-driven project success
  • Familiarity with multiple cloud vendors, deep experience with at least one
  • Experience working in a compliance-oriented environment (e.g. HIPAA, PCI)
  • Comfort in taking accountability for an organization’s core technology

Skills and experience:

  • Broad/deep understanding of at least one cloud platform (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Containers (e.g. Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes)
  • Deployment frameworks (e.g. Jenkins, Chef, Puppet)
  • Log management tools (e.g. CloudTrail, Splunk, Sumo)
  • Command line proficiency (Bash)
  • Solid understanding of at least one software language (e.g. Node.js, Python, Java)
  • SQL and key-value databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB)
  • Git
  • Apache Spark/Hadoop desired
  • Serverless architectures for web applications desired.

If you are excited and motivated by the idea of helping to accelerate scientific research and to improve patient care, please submit your resume for consideration. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented populations in the tech community.

Why Work Here?

Our mission is to make it easier and faster for anyone to find answers in data.

Working at • We have high expectations for professionalism, communication and teamwork but are far less formally organized than a typical software company, which means that each member has the opportunity to invent and develop their own ideas in pursuit of our company objectives. • It’s also worth noting that almost every one of our roles is customer-facing in some way. That’s how we make sure our platform delivers the value our customers expect. • As an early hire, you will be rewarded with a generous stock option package and the opportunity to make a massive difference in the company as we grow.


1 Quartz Way, San Francisco, CA 94131
San Francisco, CA
Posted: 12 days ago