Software Engineer II (REMOTE-USA)

COMPENSATION: $110k – $135k per year


At Ambry you will be learning, challenging yourself, and having fun while collaborating with teammates through the open exchange of ideas. Our outstanding benefits program includes medical, dental, vision, 401k with a 4% employer match, FSA, paid sick leave, and generous paid time off (PTO) program.You can learn more about the benefits here. You are eligible to a Short-Term Incentive/Sales Incentive Plan] with the target at 7.5% of your annual earnings, terms and conditions apply.

Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.


Software engineers design and develop custom software, systems, and integrations. Software engineers work with a team of fellow software engineers, QA engineers, and business systems analysts in an agile/scrum process to deliver enhanced product value. In this position you’ll primarily work in Python or PHP, but there may be opportunities or requirement to work with other languages or tools as needed. In addition to writing code, the successful candidate will design technical solutions with IT operations teams, participate in scrum ceremonies, and work with stakeholders to understand workflows and requests. As level 2 engineers, candidates are expected to complete tasks assigned to them, but are also expected to utilize critical thinking to identify design issues and propose technical or functional enhancements.


  • Design and develop custom software and data warehousing solutions according to ticket specifications, with an emphasis on leveraging cloud services
  • Participate in code review sessions with other developers and leads
  • Participate in scrum ceremonies, including backlog grooming, sprint planning, and daily standups
  • Evaluate complexity of proposed solutions, in terms of effort needed as well as impacts to other projects
  • Meet with clients, partners, product owners, or other stakeholders to understand and clarify workflows and requirements
  • Highlight blockers or issues arising during development to resolve in a timely manner
  • Monitor process and log information, troubleshooting issues as needed


  • Must be proficient coding in Python and/or PHP
  • Strong understanding of relational databases, ex: MySQL, PostgreSQL, or MSSQL
  • Must be able to confidently write and optimize complex queries involving multiple tables
  • Familiarity with AWS data lake/warehousing/streaming services, ex: S3, Athena, Glue, Kafka (MSK)
  • Experience with using non-relational databases, ex: MongoDB, DynamoDB, Athena
  • Ability to effectively use version control, including ability to branch and merge in git
  • Ability to programmatically read and write a variety of structured and unstructured formats, such as JSON, CSV, Parque, and XML
  • Experience with production and consumption of web services (ex: REST, SOAP, AMQP)
  • Basic understanding and usage of Docker containers, with emphasis on Amazon ECS
  • Competency in translating functional requirements into technical requirements, highlighting complexity and problematic areas
  • Ability to logically troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Experience with and/or certifications in AWS or other cloud technologies is a plus
  • Be available to work outside of normal business hours to coordinate with people in global time zones
  • Experience building and servicing ETL pipelines and data streams
  • Familiarity with Data Engineering tools and concepts is a plus, with emphasis on PySpark, Numpy, Pandas, etc
  • Some experience with frontend development is a plus, with emphasis on modern frontend frameworks such as Angular, React, and Bootstrap
  • Some experience with BI reporting tools is a plus, with emphasis on AWS Quicksight or Tableau

About Us

Ambry Genetics Corporation is a CAP-accredited and CLIA-licensed molecular genetics laboratory based in Aliso Viejo, California. We are a genetics-based healthcare company that is dedicated to open scientific exchange so we can work together to understand and treat all human disease faster.

A career at Ambry Genetics is a chance to be part of a dynamic company that aims to improve health by understanding the relationships between genetics and human disease. We earned our reputation as industry leaders by responsibly introducing cutting-edge genetic testing solutions and continually sharing what we learn with the global scientific community.

Ambry Genetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain a drug-free work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to actual or perceived race (and traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, creed, religion, citizenship status, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

Ambry does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters, third party recruiting agencies, outside recruiters, or firms without an executed contract in place. We are not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited or are received by Ambry. Such resumes will be deemed the sole property of Ambry and will be processed accordingly.

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