Discover your dog more than fur deep with the most comprehensive DNA test on the market. Designed by world leaders in dog genetics, in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark DNA Test tells owners what breeds make up their pets, how to prevent future possible health problems, and what features and traits their pet might have. Help us end preventable disease in dogs and improve the lives of pets and their people through genomics.
Embark is the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA microarray, letting us give our customers the most accurate and comprehensive results on the market. More importantly, it allows us to do ongoing research into the genetics of dogs, which are a fantastic population for genetic discovery due to selective breeding over time. Our research focuses on mapping new traits and diseases, improving personalized veterinary medicine, and developing new breeding programs to eliminate preventable diseases in pets.
Interested in joining? We’re looking for highly motivated and driven employees who will help us stay on the cutting edge of creativity and innovation in the fast-growing consumer genetics space.
Embark’s Breed+Health and Breed Identification DNA test consumer offerings, and our DNA Test for Dog Breeders are the central pillars of our value proposition, and as the VP of Engineering, you will be leading the engineering team responsible for selling and delivering them. You will work hand in hand with Product, Marketing, and Science teams to develop product roadmaps to continue our very rapid growth. You will be responsible for building and scaling a diverse team of engineers and engineering managers. You will partner with our CTO to support innovation. This is an Executive position that demands a strong technical understanding coupled with strong leadership and planning abilities.
You will make the Engineering organization execute effectively and ensure we meet our business goals.
This is a management position and you will not be expected to write or review code yourself. However, you will need to be able to identify and hire strong engineers and managers, and coach and mentor engineers and managers on software development and architecture.
Year 1 expectations
We will define success by accomplishing these things in your first year:
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Embark is an equal opportunity workplace and values diversity at our company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, age, disability status, marital status, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws. See also EEO is the Law.
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