Software Engineer Position

Day Zero Diagnostics is a machine learning based genomics start-up in Boston that is seeking to recruit a highly motivated software engineer to join our team. At Day Zero Diagnostics we are modernizing the way infectious diseases are diagnosed and treated by developing a rapid diagnostic that sequences the genomes of pathogenic bacteria, and then uses machine learning methods to identify the cause of the clinical infection. We value intellectual curiosity and a strong work ethic.

Candidates will gain experience in a multidisciplinary and fast-paced start-up environment, and will have ample opportunities to acquire new skills, work closely with an accomplished team, and communicate results through patents, conference presentations, and peer-reviewed publications while working in a supportive and energetic environment.


  • Develop and maintain infrastructure to process large volumes of genomic data
  • Implement production tools for genomic analyses
  • Develop tools to interface with hospital electronic health records
  • Work closely within the group and with outside collaborators
  • Maintain close communications with the team regarding progress


  • BS/BA in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 2-4 years of experience with backend software development
  • Fluency in Python, C, Linux, and git
  • Significant experience with cloud computing (Docker/Kubernetes experience helpful) and SQL
  • Experience with hospital data or bioinformatics data helpful but not necessary
  • Highly motivated and independent, with the ability to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexibility to occasionally work on weekends and evenings

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