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SOPHiA GENETICS Software Development Engineer (Clinical Data Services) in Boston, Massachusetts

At SOPHiA GENETICS we make a positive impact to people's lives every day. Giving wider access to Data-Driven Medicine is the heart of our mission, powered by our Software-as-a-Service technology. Experts in healthcare institutions and medical laboratories all over the world are able to work with precision and confidence using our applications.

As an inspirational Software Development Engineer in our Engineering team, you will be based at our Boston, USA offices. You will be recognized for your experience in clinical patient data, in integrating EHRs into service-based software, and in making sense of the data they contain.


As Software Development Engineer you will report to the Director of Engineering as a member of our Clinical Data Services Engineering team. This is where we build the software services for our Data-Driven Medicine platform that make the clinical practitioner experience the best it can be for the benefit of their patient.

Your primary missions are:

  • Crack the EHR code to design and build first-class, bi-directional integration into our platform services. This is your chance to build it right first time and elegantly solve the challenges present in any integration when your code is the consumer of the standards set by others. You will use proven design patterns to build software the never fails, even when faced with data that fails to comply with the contract, and at the highest of loads.

  • Embed high-performance work management principles and practices in your team. Through the adoption and adaptation of appropriate continuous delivery, agile, lean and DevOps disciplines, you will guide the team to be in total control of their commitments, their backlog and their deployment stream. We will know that you are making a difference when your stakeholders always know what to expect, by when, and in what state, with a very low rate of surprises.


You are a passionate and experienced senior technologist who has a proven track record of successful design, delivery, and operation of modern large-scale information systems with a heterogenous and globally distributed customer base. You are will have built cloud native services in multi-disciplined, autonomous and accountable teams following the most effective work management practices.

You have an exceptional ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels and articulate clearly what needs doing, how it can be done, and why it matters.

You thrive on the success of the teams that you mentor and drive everyone to commit code at the highest frequency and quality. Continuous improvement is evident in your work ethic, your design decisions, the metrics you obsess over, and the actions you take from the feedback received.

  • Software engineer of at least 2-3 years influencing multiple teams of engineers concurrently while actively contributing to the production codebase

  • Successful implementations of Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) based integrations into software solutions.

  • Demonstrated ability to implement to interoperability standards (HL7, FHIR, CDS Hooks), and authentication approaches (SAML, OIDC)

  • Track record of adopting design patterns to produce technology at scale with a passion for development and service excellence

  • Implementation of enterprise architecture, cloud architecture, design patterns, microservices, serverless, SaaS, cloud platforms

  • Continuous delivery of value to users, the measurement of metrics that matter, and continuous product improvement from empirical feedback

  • Expertise in the software development lifecycle process, including analysis and design, APIs, development tools and technologies, release and version control, contemporary testing methodologies, and deployment management

  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement of software development and operations practices and processes

  • An active contributor to Engineering Community of Practice across organizations

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


  • A competitive compensation package

  • A flexible and friendly working environment with a collaborative atmosphere

  • Fantastic office locations in Switzerland, France, and USA

  • An exciting company mission that brings together science and technology to directly impact the lives of patients with life threatening illness.

  • A fast-growing company with plenty of opportunity for personal growth and development

  • A hard technical challenge to solve with exciting modern technology - cloud computing, Big Data, DevOps, machine learning

Start: ASAP (or as agreed)

Contract type: permanent full-time

Application process

If you think you fit this position, please send a CV and a cover letter. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

After an initial screening process, candidates will be invited for remote interviews. Selected candidates will then be invited for in-person interviews.