You + Helix

Helix is a place where innovators and doers gather in order to drive significant progress in population genomics. We have come together to work at the intersection of clinical care, research, and genomics.  

If you’re excited by the idea of making a meaningful impact and joining a team where we pride ourselves on driving innovation through fostering an environment with an emphasis on empowering one another to grow, Helix might be the place for you!

Helix + The World

Helix is the leading population genomics and viral surveillance company. Helix enables health systems, public health organizations and life science companies to accelerate the integration of genomic data into patient care and public health decision making.

We are continuing to scale our world-class team to support our dedication to empowering every person to improve their life through DNA. 

Helix + Transparency

At Helix, we value transparency. You will find the expected compensation, interview process, what to anticipate during onboarding, and your first 90 days listed in the job description for all Helix roles. 

What is special about this role?

You will be part of a founding team of engineers based out of Helix’s new site in Mexico City. Apply your software experience to impact health outcomes and advance the state of genomic health in the world.

As a Full-Stack Engineer, you will:

  • Work with designers, engineers, product managers, and scientists to build a top-notch user experience for Helix customers.

  • Design systems for enterprise usage in our genomics and data applications.

  • Be hands on with code to build and deploy for reliability and scale across users and health systems.

  • Mentor other engineers to reinforce a culture of learning and teaching.

About  you:

  • 4+ years development experience in JavaScript and any of the following Go, Java, C#, C++, Rust, Python, Ruby/Rails, or a similar language

  • A proven track record shipping products built on modern libraries and frameworks with an emphasis on responsive web design

  • Affinity for an engineering culture that emphasizes agile, DevOps, and continuous delivery

  • Willing to work onsite in Mexico City for at least three days each week

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Pluses:

  • Experience working with and deploying front end sites using React

  • BS+ in Computer Science; coursework in genetics/bioinformatics 

  • Familiarity with developing software on cloud platforms — AWS or similar

  • Familiarity with regulated software systems and entities

 

Expected Interview Process:

1) Recruiter Screen 2) Manager Screen/Tech Screen 3) Onsite  4) Offer 

Expected Pay For This Role:

Annual Salary - MXN 850,000 to 1,075,000

Aside from working alongside brilliant, dedicated, passionate, down-to-earth, curious, warm, and thoughtful people, we also provide great benefits through our employer of record.

Office Location:

Our office is located at the WeWork in Varsovia at C. Varsovia 36, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, 06600 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico

What To Expect During Your Onboarding Week:

We want to make sure your first week is spent learning the foundations. You will be invited to live orientation sessions and spend time with your hiring manager developing your individual roadmap to success. This experience will include sessions that cover your benefits, security & privacy training, an introduction to the OKR framework used at Helix and our communication tools and norms. 

What To Expect During Your First 90 days:

  • First 30 days:  you’ll spend time learning the Helix way, completing training and onboarding for your roles, and getting introduced to your team and relevant stakeholders. You’ll also gain a deeper understanding of our customers, our products, the impact we make in the lives of our communities, and how to thrive at Helix through participation in Helix U.  

  • Day 30 - 60: you’ll spend time contributing to projects, deeply familiarizing yourself with team and company processes, and developing a deeper understanding of Helix’s products, services and capabilities. 

  • Day 60 - 90: you’ll build your OKRs with your manager, start to take ownership of projects and initiatives on your team, and begin to demonstrate your impact on the Helix mission. 

Helix is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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