Engineering Lead - Analytics Platform

| Chicago

Are you passionate about making a difference in the well-being of fellow humans?

Are you passionate about building great software products?

At Tempus, software products are owned and developed by small, autonomous teams composed of developers, designers, scientists, and product managers. You and your team set the goals, build the software, deploy the code, and contribute to a growing software platform that will make a lasting impact in the field of cancer research and treatment.

Tempus builds software as nimble as our teams. Our modern cloud-native data infrastructure build on AWS - allows our teams to iterate rapidly and lead our industry in innovation. Our decentralized, microservice architecture and emphasis on automation allow us to deliver advanced solutions with confidence, and at scale.

Why we’re looking for you:

  • You've got a few years of experience managing software development teams, and can lead technical analysis & design, evaluating tradeoffs, and establishing best practices.
  • You love exploring hard problems and solving them with data-driven, iterative software development.
  • You understand the challenges and planning required to reap the rewards of distributed big-data technologies.
  • You've worked in fast-paced, agile environments and helped keep projects on track, troubleshoot roadblocks, write documentation and tests, and coordinate cross-team collaboration.
  • You enjoy exercising hands-on keyboard muscles, and maintain the ability to serve the team as a technical mentor.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with some of the technologies we use such as AWS Redshift, Apache Airflow, Python, and Docker orchestration via AWS Batch.
  • Experience in biotech, genomics, clinical research and precision medicine
  • Have built a platform to enable data science teams self-service capabilities supporting an applied machine learning workflow.

Responsibilities for the position:

  • Works with Product Manager to build quarterly resourcing plans, systems design, and product increment planning to delivery a scalable data infrastructure supporting analytics and machine learning.
  • Leverages the engineering career progression framework to develop people for a small cross-functional team of 1-5 people. Actively manages the performance of team seeking support from supervisor on occasion.
  • Works with engineering on your team to produce design artifacts that describe software architectures involving multiple technologies.
  • Provides team structure (norms) to achieve a well designed system and clean code
  • If applicable, works with Product Manager to plan across multiple scrum teams, and presenting solutions to optimize for effort across the end-to-end Tempus ecosystem
  • Actively drives team improvement through retrospective action items.

About Tempus:

We're on a mission to connect an entire ecosystem to redefine how genomic data is used in clinical settings. We're looking for software engineers who are passionate about changing the status quo and bringing cancer care into the 21st century.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Location

600 WEST CHICAGO AVENUE, Chicago, IL 60654

An Insider's view of Tempus

What makes someone successful on your team?

We value creativity in ideation, autonomy in execution, and a healthy tendency to always question the status quo.

Ash

Lead Data Scientist

What are Tempus Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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