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Senior Full Stack Engineer


– Accepting applications

Who we are:

Basepaws is a unique pet genetics startup located in El Segundo, CA. We created the world’s most innovative DNA tests for pets, and are the world leader in companion animal genetics, creating a world where pets and their people benefit from insights powered by DNA. We focus on the use of computational biology, systems biology, and machine learning to identify novel genetic factors that may influence a pet’s health. Our products span genetics, microbiome, nutrition, and therapeutic applications.

We are looking for a Senior Engineer who will:

- Push the limits of genetic technology to improve the life of our pets
- Utilize advanced data processing and analytics
- Manage a remote team to help them build, scale and grow
- Contribute meaningfully to core systems, from design to implementation and help solve complex technical problems across all services and at all levels

For this role, we hope you have the following skills we require to round out our team:

*Advanced modern Javascript experience with one or more frameworks (React, Vue, Angular, Ember, etc.)
*Expertise using industry standard methodologies to build software (Github, Gitflow, Continuous Integration / Delivery)
*Experience building RESTful APIs (GraphQL is a plus)
Comfortable deploying software to major cloud platforms (AWS, Heroku, GCP, etc.)
*Passionate about building products
* E-commerce experience a BIG PLUS, as is mentoring / managing other software engineers

4-8 years of experience professionally building software with a proven track record solving complex engineering problems

Experience building fullstack software, both isomorphic and heterogenous in nature

Superb communication skills and ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders

Ability to be self-motivated, proactive, work independently, and perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision (we are very much a startup!)

Experience with serverless infrastructure

Knowledge of modern CSS / SASS / UI frameworks (Flexbox, Bulma, Semantic, etc.)

Experience with HPC environments via cfncluster or parallel cluster

Experience with various database systems (SQL, noSQL, graph)

Experience with AWS cloud services: Lambda, S3, Batch, Step functions, cognito

We are helping build a world where healthy pets make happy people — join us!

Job Perks


Health insurance
Dental insurance
Paid time off
Great coworking space
Flexible remote (must be based in LA)

Email resume + description of interest to Anna (CEO) at and Ceyda at

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