The 23andMe Mission
23andMe's mission is to be the world's trusted source of personal genetic information.
23andMe, Inc. is a privately-held company dedicated to helping individuals understand their own genetic information using recent advances in DNA analysis technologies and web-based interactive tools. 23andMe enables individuals to gain deeper insights into personal ancestry, genealogy and inherited traits.
All of us have 23 pairs of chromosomes
17% of us are left-handed
44% of us have attached earlobes
88% of us have wet earwax
None of us are world-class sprinters
14% of us have perfect pitch
13% of us have Restless Legs Syndrome
All of us can smell the asparagus odor in our urine
67% of us have a family history of cancer
19% of us have a family history of Alzheimer's Disease
41% of us have a family history of migraines
56% of us have a family history of male pattern baldness
17% of us have a family history of Multiple Sclerosis
Life at 23andMe
Combining web development, computer science, genetics, and informatics, we are at the forefront of a new era in personal genetics. Join a talented, ambitious team that is creating truly novel technologies and products that will change the way people see themselves and the world.
Bringing the genome to life means taking usability, scalability and security to the next level. Inspired by the ideals of agile development and open source software, our engineering team combines the power of C++, the flexibility of Python, the strength of Linux, the scalability of Apache and MySQL, the dynamic force of AJAX, and the elegance of Flash to build products that are exciting, novel, and robust.
If you want to work under the hood of a revolutionary product, take a look at our openings and let us know where you might fit in.