Probably Genetic

Helping biotech find genetic disease patients by testing them for free

Full Stack Engineer

$90K - $140K
Remote (US)
Job Type
1+ years
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Lukas Lange
Lukas Lange

About the role

Full Stack Engineer - Probably Genetic


Do you want to help make a difference in the lives of rare disease patients? We're looking for a Full-Stack Engineer to join our team in a full-time capacity!

About Us

Probably Genetic provides severely ill patients with genetic tests at no cost through sponsored testing programs, with the goal of helping patients access diagnoses, clinical trials, and treatments earlier in their diagnostic journeys. We find patients online using our proprietary machine learning platform and test them for free with our telemedicine genetic testing service. Backed by Y Combinator, Khosla Ventures and TenOneTen, Probably Genetic’s mission is to diagnose 200 million rare disease patients worldwide.

Learn more about our vision and mission at:

Why Join Our Team?

We are a tight knit group of curious and friendly problem solvers that are passionate about making an impact in the lives of others. We’re super proud of the engaging and supportive team dynamic we’ve built, where empathy and compassion for the patient experience are key drivers both individually and collectively. We are a kind, creative and fast-growing organization: Our team has grown by 50% in the past 6 months and we are genuinely excited about continuing this trajectory and finding our future coworkers. We believe that the best performing teams come from diverse backgrounds and we invest in our people because we know the difference great support can make in a career. We are flexible and accommodating of individual location and working preferences: Our team currently works across the US, Canada and Europe.

We Are Looking for a Full Stack Engineer Who:

  • Is creative, independent, and experienced in frontend and backend web development, database design, and devOps
  • Embraces difficult technical challenges like digital phenotyping and genetic data processing
  • Is excited to get their hands dirty at a startup that is rapidly growing its team and operations
  • Cares about problems greater than themselves and wants to have a lasting, positive impact on humanity
  • Wants to have autonomy over their work and the opportunity to reason through and make decisions that will be long-lasting
  • Possesses empathy and compassion about the patient experience
  • Might not know a lot about genetics or machine learning, but is genuinely keen to learn more
  • Is looking to improve their skills as a programmer, designer, and entrepreneur as they join us in the exciting world of an early-stage startup tackling a large problem


  • Backend Development: You'll contribute to developing and maintaining our backend infrastructure (using Python, Django, PostgresSQL, Celery, etc.) to interface with our frontend and laboratory infrastructure
  • Frontend Development: You will contribute to designing and developing the client-facing components of Probably Genetic, like our Patient Portal, internal tooling, and Analytics Dashboard. We use Typescript, React, and NextJS
  • Machine Learning: You'll have the opportunity to use or learn ML while working on our proprietary Symptom Checker and modeling products, helping rare disease patients get selected for no-cost genetic testing
  • Cross-Functional Efforts: You'll have opportunities to contribute to non-technical initiatives, including recruiting, team building, design, marketing, and customer enablement
  • Team Culture: Contribute to a warm, engaging team culture in daily/weekly team meetings and retreats
  • User Research: Work with our patient community managers to ensure that the products we build are truly improving the lives of patients

Skills/Qualifications in our Ideal Candidate:

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or have equivalent work experience
  • You have 2+ years of experience doing full-stack web development (these could be your own projects or within a work environment)
  • Experience in Python using Flask or Django
  • Experience using a relational database like PostgreSQL
  • Experience in React and TypeScript
  • An understanding of software design best practices. A love of clean, maintainable, and testable code
  • Overall, you're smart, willing to work hard, and open to learning about any technologies you may not have worked with before

What we offer at Probably Genetic:

  • An engaging and supportive team dynamic
  • Comprehensive onboarding, interactive training and defined work processes
  • Remote/Work from home
  • Permanent position
  • Full-time hours
  • Travel for quarterly team retreats - all expenses paid
  • Benefits include health and vision

Probably Genetic is committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive work environment for people of all genders, sexuality, ethnicity, socioeconomic background and life experiences. We urge candidates of all backgrounds to apply. If you require specific accommodations as you interview or consider working with us, please let us know.

About Probably Genetic

Probably Genetic provides rare disease patients with free genetic testing, helping patients access diagnoses, clinical trials, and treatments earlier in their medical journeys. We identify undiagnosed patients online using our proprietary machine learning platform and test them for free with our at-home genetic testing service. Backed by Y Combinator and Khosla Ventures, Probably Genetic works with publicly traded biotech companies and patient foundations onn a mission to help the 200 million rare disease patients worldwide get tested. Our team consists of PhDs and Rhodes Scholars from Oxford, Cambridge, and Yale, specializing in genetics and artificial intelligence. Learn more at

Probably Genetic
Team Size:9
Location:San Francisco
Lukas Lange
Lukas Lange