INTERN - Software Engineering (LIMS) - Redwood City - job 677467

Guardant Health

Date: 04/09/2021

City: Redwood City, California

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health Oncology Platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has launched liquid biopsy-based Guardant360®, Guardant360 CDx and GuardantOMNI® tests for advanced stage cancer patients. These tests fuel development of its LUNAR program, which aims to address the needs of early stage cancer patients with neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment selection, cancer survivors with surveillance, asymptomatic individuals eligible for cancer screening and individuals at a higher risk for developing cancer with early detection.

Job Description

To enable Guardant Health to fight cancer through data, the Enterprise Software Team is seeking a highly motivated Summer Intern – Software Engineer to join our team to Improve and enhance LIMS software to support patient care. At Guardant, we leverage the most advanced technologies and work with leaders in many different fields to create the most impactful and meaningful technologies for cancer management.

At Guardant Health, you will be at the forefront of combining personalized medicine with IT innovations to improve patient care. You will interact with a diverse team of biologists, data engineers, and software engineers to develop software in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working under the supervision of Senior LIMS Engineers, you will:

  • Evaluate usability of our LIMS software;

  • Develop new features to meet user requirements;

  • Develop test automation to increase code quality;

  • Present updates orally, write reports and updates, and participate in technical discussions.


  • Completed Coursework in Computer Science, or Bioinformatics

  • Some experience in Object oriented programming, SQL, DevOps functions, or Technical support.

  • Experience with Linux and comfort in terminal is a plus

  • Knowledge in life science is a plus


Students close to or recently completing BS, MS in CS/EE, Bioinformatics, or a related field with some programming experience.

Additional Information

Physical Requirements

  • Employee may frequently exert up to 20-50 pounds of force to push or lift equipment

  • This position requires standing/walking/crawling regularly

Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment.  Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment.  Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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