Software Engineer II

Aliso Viejo, CA

COMPENSATION: $100k - $125 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. We are looking for a talented software engineer to help support our internal reporting dashboards. In addition to writing code and fulfilling needed tickets, the successful candidate will design technical solutions with IT operations teams, participate in scrum ceremonies, and work with stakeholders to understand workflows and requests.


  • Drive technical solutions to problems, including end-to-end process flow from ideation to release, and estimating time and complexity
  • Design and develop custom software according to ticket specifications
  • Act as a role model for the team, settings standards for excellence and mentoring junior engineers
  • Provide clear and consistent feedback on code reviews
  • Participate in scrum ceremonies, including backlog grooming, sprint planning, and daily standups
  • 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
  • Ability to logically troubleshoot issues as they arise


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field + at least 2 years work experience OR
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field


  • Full-stack development experience
  • Object-oriented coding experience
  • Experience coding in MVC frameworks
  • Experience in React (Vue or Angular experience also acceptable)
  • Good understanding of relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Microsoft SQL Server)
  • 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, and XML
  • Experience with production and consumption of web services (ex: REST, SOAP, AMQP)
  • Basic understanding and usage of Docker containers


  • Experience with PHP (and Symphony) and Typescript
  • Experience and/or certifications working in cloud environments (AWS, Google, Azure)
  • Experience with CI/CD (e.g., Bamboo, Jenkins)
  • Experience with Atlassian suite (e.g., Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and TestRail)
  • Experience with clinical genetics databases (e.g., HGMD, OMIM) and HGVS sequence variant nomenclatures
  • Prior experience in biology or bioinformatics a plus

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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