23andMe is a genetic testing company that is revolutionizing the way people understand their personal genetic information and track their health. Founded in 2006, 23andMe gives customers the ability to access their personal genetic data quickly, easily and affordably. 23andMe uses DNA sequencing technology to unlock the secrets to an individual’s DNA. Through this technology, 23andMe provides customers with detailed information about their ancestry, traits, and health. In addition, 23andMe enables customers to connect with their extended family of relatives around the world, allowing them to further explore their genetic heritage. The technology behind 23andMe is powered by a proprietary platform. This platform allows for the efficient collection, storage and analysis of large amounts of genetic data. It also allows for the integration of new genetic research and advancements. The truly innovative technology used by 23andMe requires a team of talented professionals in various fields, ranging from software developers to bioinformaticians. Engineers are needed to build and maintain web applications, while statisticians analyze large datasets to uncover new insights. IT professionals ensure the security of all data, while data scientists design and refine the algorithms that make 23andMe an industry leader. In addition to its ever-growing team of talented professionals, 23andMe looks to the latest in cutting-edge research and technology to help customers get the most out of their personal genetic information. Whether you’re interested in learning more about your family history, discovering potential health risks, or just exploring the mysteries of your DNA, 23andMe has the technology to make it happen.

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Data Engineer

Average Work Hours (weekly unless noted): 50-60
Average Salary (yearly in dollars unless noted): 85000
Description: Design and implement data pipelines in order to make customer data available for analysis and consumption.
Qualifications / Requirements: Strong knowledge of distributed systems, experience with data engineering technologies and practices, and an understanding of the data needs of customers.

Software Development Engineer

Average Work Hours (weekly unless noted): 50-60
Average Salary (yearly in dollars unless noted): 85000
Description: Design and develop software in multiple programming languages to generate scalable solutions for 23andMe's products
Qualifications / Requirements: Strong computer programming and software engineering knowledge, ability to learn new programming languages quickly, and an attention to detail

Data Scientist

Average Work Hours (weekly unless noted): 40-50
Average Salary (yearly in dollars unless noted): 105000
Description: Analyze 23andMe's data in order to gain insights on customer behavior. Build models which are predictive in nature and can be used to inform 23andMe's product decisions.
Qualifications / Requirements: Strong knowledge of mathematics and statistics, ability to interpret and analyze data, creativity in developing and testing hypotheses, and strong communication skills.

Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Average Work Hours (weekly unless noted): 50-60
Average Salary (yearly in dollars unless noted): 80000
Description: Design and execute test plans for 23andMe products. Identify and document software defects in a meticulous manner.
Qualifications / Requirements: Strong knowledge of software engineering, ability to pay attention to details, understanding of software development processes, and experience in exploratory testing.

Cloud Engineer

Average Work Hours (weekly unless noted): 60-70
Average Salary (yearly in dollars unless noted): 95000
Description: Design, implement and maintain the infrastructure that runs the 23andMe customer applications.
Qualifications / Requirements: Strong knowledge of cloud infrastructure and public cloud services (AWS, GCP, Azure), experience with automation tools, and excellent problem-solving skills.

Product Manager

Average Work Hours (weekly unless noted): 50-60
Average Salary (yearly in dollars unless noted): 90000
Description: Work with stakeholders to define and prioritize customer needs and business objectives. Design product roadmaps that will lead to the successful release of products.
Qualifications / Requirements: Strong customer focus, exceptional organizational skills, and experience with developing product roadmaps.
Locations: Mountain View, New York, London, Tokyo, Austin, Durham, Seattle
Career Paths: Bioinformatics Scientist, Computational Biologist, Data Scientist, Software Engineer, Quality Assurance Engineer, Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Research Scientist, IT Support Specialist, Clinical Research Associate.
Job Contacts: jobs@23andme.com

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Working for 23andMe has been an incredibly rewarding experience. I'm in a technical position and I have found their support and trust in me to be invaluable. They offer a great work/life balance, excellent benefits, and work hard to ensure that their employees are taken care of. I enjoy being part of this company and working with an amazing team.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Genetic Counselor at 23andMe?
A Genetic Counselor at 23andMe is a healthcare professional that works with customers to explain and interpret genetic test results, as well as to advise on available options and resources based on those results.
What kind of background or training should a 23andMe employee have?
23andMe employees should have a college degree, preferably in a relevant scientific field, and ideally experience in a customer service role.