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We make cloud tools to help large companies extract insights and collaborate. We are specifically focused on helping pharmaceutical companies, biotechs, and medical device makers. By doing our job well, we’ll help millions of people around the globe get their hands on better, safer medications, sooner. You must enjoy working on difficult problems, be comfortable talking to customers, and most importantly of all, be entrepreneurial.

We’re a silicon valley startup, well-funded by Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Venture PartnersY Combinator, SV Angel, and many more!

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  • Market salary + generous equity (we’re serious and need the best)
  • Laundry and wash-and-fold twice a week
  • Lunch and dinners
  • Gym membership
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Flexible hours and vacation time
  • Any computer setup you want
  • Full health, vision, and dental
  • 401k plan
  • We’ll relocate you to the Bay Area!


  • Account Executives (3)

    You'll be responsible for growing company revenue through planning and execution of a sales strategy for a specific territory and set of named accounts.  

    Prospecting for new opportunities and building pipeline
    Presenting and demonstrating company software to clients
    Value based positioning of company products to match client business needs
    Developing and delivering of proposals
    Providing and negotiating price of solution
    Accurately managing forecast in
    Maintaining accurate record of sales activity such as calls, emails, follow-up and notes

    Bachelors degree required
    5+ years prior selling experience required
    Proven record of overachievement against quota
    Life Sciences background required
    Excellent verbal and written communication
    SaaS software sales experience a plus
    Solution selling experience (Miller Heiman, Value Selling or similar)
    Ability to travel at least 50% of the time

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  • Developer: Back End


    You'll be responsible creating the database that connects databases. 


    • Expanding and creating our core technology, including metadata abstractions, join logic, speed optimizations, and more
    • Design and implement completely new functionality


    • Solid Computer Science and Algorithm skills
    • Exceptional Java or C++ skills
    • Must be comfortable learning new technologies
    • Demonstrated ability to create a system from design through implementation

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  • Developer: UX/Front End Engineer

    You'll be responsible creating next generation visualizations and user interfaces.


    • Creating custom javascript visualizations
    • Creating usable, intuitive interfaces
    • Use a variety of languages and environments, and pick up new ones when and where necessary


    • Have a solid Computer Science Background
    • Are great with cross-browser, custom javascript
    • Have solid frontend experience, creating a usable application from start to finish
    • Understand how to manipulate data to populate your custom visualizations
    • Proven track record of getting things done

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  • DevOps/Systems Adminstrator


    You'll be responsible for setting up and maintaining our production systems.


    • Set-up and maintain our production systems
    • Automate our production environment, help to make it scalable in every possible way
    • Keep our systems and data secure
    • Ensure that we have correct and thorough SOPs in place, and that people follow them


    • Bachelor's degree
    • Cisco/Juniper/Meraki - VPNs, Ipsec, Packet Sniffing, Protocol Analysis
    • Security: Tacacs, Radius, Authorization/Accounting/Authentication
    • Datacenter Automation: Ansible, Cobble, Puppet, Git, Bash, Linux
    • Proven track record of getting stuff done
    • No ego!  We are a team, working towards a common goal. Must not let your ego get in the way

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  • Director of Quality Assurance


    You'll be responsible for our Standard Operating Procedures, Title 21 CFR Part 11 compliance, and overall quality systems and practices.

    Looking for someone who can innovate in a thoughtful way through SOPs, validation, and more
    Experience with HIPAA a plus


    5+ experience dealing with writing and reviewing SOPs
    5+ experience dealing with clinical software validation
    5+ experience with Title 21 CFR Part 11
    5+ years experience working at a sponsor (ideally a top 20 pharma or top 5 medical device company), conducting both internal audits and external vendor audits.

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  • Full-Stack Engineers

    Full-Stack Engineers Needed to Change the World!

    The world of clinical trial data analytics, that is. Comprehend Systems has built a SaaS platform that improves and accelerates clinical trials to help bring new, safer treatments to market sooner, and that really *will* change the world.

    So, if you're the type of person that can debate database schemas over your morning espresso, tweak responsive layouts after lunch, and end the day deploying code to a hundred servers from the command line, we’d love to get to know you.

    Who are we? We're a down to earth group that loves Scala, Java, Python, and SQL. Don't forget about the front-end: we use React and love it. D3 and Vega, too. Finally, if you want to create disruptive healthcare technology, you need to focus on quality. We build it in from the beginning, so get your TDD ready.

    Comprehend is growing fast. As an early member of our team you will have substantial impact on the future of our platform, and as we grow so will you. We invest in our people and ensure that they stay challenged while doing meaningful work that they love.

     Here's what we like about you:

    • You're a team player - we run stable agile teams and value collaboration: pairing is encouraged, quality is required.
    • You're comfortable thinking at every layer of the architecture, and your well-reasoned and pragmatic solutions show deep understanding.
    • You value clarity in both communication and code. Your PRs make your teammates smile.

    Stuff we use:

    • Scala, Java, JavaScript, Python
    • React, Sass, D3, Vega
    • SQL, PostgreSQL

    We also like:

    • Functional programming
    • Finding flow
    • Rock climbing
    • Hammocks


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  • Recruiting Coordinator

    As an Experienced Recruiting Coordinator, you'll help with all aspects of processing experienced hire applicants. You'll perform and manage day-to-day applicant processing and recruiting activities, such as coordinating and managing office visits. You'll also carry out other related troubleshooting activities. You'll help design and execute recruiting and sourcing strategies.

    You'll report directly to and receive direction and mentorship from a designated Recruiting Manager. However, you'll also be expected to work independently on various customer-service aspects of the recruiting process.


    • Manage applicant office visits; provide just-in-time support. Deal with candidates on-site, and manage office visit issues (including cancellations, rescheduling) on behalf of the recruiter.
    • Work with recruiter(s) and hiring managers and maintain relationships with candidates. 
    • Make necessary adjustments to interview schedules.
    • Use your proficiency with Greenhouse and other recruiting tools, to help recruiters with candidate issues.
    • Work closely with our team to carry out key phases of the recruiting process, including scheduling, offers and on-boarding.
    • Coordinate with mulitple internal groups to gather all financial and other candidate information and paperwork.
    • Help validate I-9 documentation and collect new hire paperwork
    • Determine timing requirements, interviewer lists and on-site logisitics for group office visits.  This will include greeting and intake of candidates.
    • Work closely with recruiter(s) and other staff to manage all aspects of electronic candidate recruiting files.
    • Prepare notes for hiriing manager that includes candidate profiles and any other relevant background information.
    • Help recruiters with creative sourcing program activities.
    • Help coordinate events, (Career Fairs, Meet-up Events and other internal and external events etc.)
    • Liaise with career services offices for CS programs or university alumni programs. 
    • Manage a number of recruiting communications and reporting processess.
    • Support retention initiatives, through follow-up with all personnel.  Identify issues and escalate as appropriate.
    • Contribute knowledge and promote a knowledge-sharing culture

    Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel.
    • Strong knowledge and experience of applicant tracking or recruiting information databases/systems (Greenhouse)
    • Maintain professional knowledge and experience, and build functional and/or technical knowledge and skills.
    • Keep up-to-date with developments in recruiting
    • English language skills - excellent written and verbal communication
    • Ability to regularly communicate highly confidential information to senior level candidates
    • Exceptional customer service focus
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work efficiently and effectively while maintaining attention to detail
    • Confident at quickly adapting to changing work environment and priorities


    A minimum of 1-3 years of related work experience

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience; a degree in Human Resources Management or related field preferred

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  • Sales Development Representative

    Job Description Coming soon

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  • Solutions Architect

    Comprehend Systems is the leading cloud-based, cross-datasource visualization and analytics tools for pharmaceutical companies.


    You'll be responsible for all technical aspects of customer deployment.


    • Own the data integration layer for all of Comprehend's customers
    • Build tools to automate data integration and data mapping
    • Engage with Solutions Managers build complex reports
    • Help create proof of concepts for potential customers
    • Convey and prioritize requests into product features for engineering team


    • Expert in SQL, data warehousing, data integration, and ETL
    • Has desire to learn new technologies and work cross functionally with Engineering team
    • Experience with clinical databases is a strong plus
    • Experience with one or more reporting tool is preferred

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  • Solutions Manager

    Comprehend Systems is the leading cloud-based, cross-datasource visualization and analytics tools for pharmaceutical companies.

    You'll be responsible for managing customers and making them successful.


    • Own the deployment process and get the customers live with Comprehend Systems
    • Engage with customers to project manage, gather business requirements, and execute on them
    • Help create proof of concepts for potential customers
    • Convey and prioritize requests into product features for engineering team


    • Experience in clinical trials and clinical data is a must
    • Has excellent project management skills
    • Experience in data integration, reporting, and analytics
    • Ability to write SQLs to extract and pivot data for analysis
    • Loves interacting with customers on a daily basis

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Why work at Comprehend Systems?

  • Improve the world

    Our first product directly helps bring new cures and treatments to the market faster and safer. You will directly help save lives, potentially even your own (one of our investors actually helped get a drug approved that he now takes daily).

  • Big Vision

    We’re creating the future of how companies and people extract answers from data, which will drastically benefit every industry. Once we solve the problem for clinical trials, we’re going to solve this problem universally!

  • Culture

    At Comprehend Systems, we are a tight-knit group of can-do engineers, with experience in both large and small companies. We have one guiding principle that all members of our team follow: “no ego”. If you don’t understand something, simply ask and we’ll help. We’ll do the same. We’re all on the same team, let’s help each other as best we can.

  • Equity

    We want all of our employees to be fully invested in the success of our company. Because of this, we’re offering generous equity stakes to all employees.

  • Careers

    We’re a well-funded Silicon Valley startup, including Sequoia Capital, Y Combinator, SV Angel, and many others. If you have ambitions about one day starting your own company, we can help. Come work with us and learn about startups from the inside.

  • Technology

    We’re running a full Java Enterprise house. On the backend, it’s EJB 3.1, JDBC, JPA, and more. On the frontend, we’re running Google GWT, EXT GWT, Highcharts, and custom javascript libraries. While you don’t have to be a master in each of these technologies, it helps to have a basic understanding.

  • Benefits

    We offer competitive salaries for exceptional engineers, health insurance, vision, dental, gym memberships, flexible vacation time, and meals. We’re looking for self-motivated individuals who do what they say they’re going to do. Because of this, we strive to create a work environment that’s very accommodating.

  • Platform

    Because our software is Java-based, our engineers are welcome to use any platform they want: Linux, OS X, Windows, etc.

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