Senior Software Manager

Job Description
10x Genomics was founded to deliver powerful and reliable tools that fuel key scientific discoveries and drive exponential progress in our mastery of biology to advance human health. Our talented team has a distinguished record of creating innovative instruments, reagents, and software that analyze biological systems at a resolution that matches the complexity of biology.

About the Role

The Software Delivery Engineering team creates software processes, tooling and infrastructure which allow software engineers across the company to develop, test, and ship highly robust and performant software.

A background in biology or life sciences is NOT required to be successful here. We look for smart, motivated and collaborative engineers who love solving problems and making a direct impact on an inspiring mission.

As a Senior Manager on the Software Delivery Engineering team, you will lead and build a team of highly skilled engineers both from a technical and personnel development perspective. You will engage with other software engineers and computational biologists across the organization to learn about their workflows, challenges, and the systems they are building. You will take this knowledge and your passion for building great software to create processes, tools and infrastructure that accelerate our pace of innovation. You are the engineer that other engineers can count on; you are technically excellent, you attack every problem with enthusiasm, you care deeply about what it takes to build high quality software. You are a self-starter, team player, have the hunger to venture quickly into unknown areas, code and make the system work.

What you will be doing

Build and maintain software processes, tools and infrastructure (player/coach)
Directly manage a team of software engineers
Own all aspects, including delivery, of a specific technology roadmap
Provide strong technical leadership with a focus on continuous improvement
Maintain highest standards of excellence, never settle for the status quo
Collaborate with other leaders in the department, and across the company
Minimum requirements

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math, or scientific discipline and 4 years of software development experience; OR 6 years of professional experience building software
3 years leading software teams in an operational or technical capacity
Preferred skills and experience

Excellent communication and teamwork skills
Strong desire to mentor and grow employees
Excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals
Demonstrated disciplined and rigorous software engineering practices
You understand the importance of software processes in service of engineering
You understand the importance of testing
Deep understanding of testing, build, continuous integration, deployment & continuous monitoring
Experience writing software in languages like Go, Rust, Python, Javascript and/or Typescript
Experience with build systems (Bazel, Make) and package management
Expertise with Linux, Docker, Kubernetes

About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

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