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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, Y 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!


  • Customer Solutions: Solutions Manager

    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
    • Demo our software's features and capabilities according to customers' needs
    • Convey and prioritize requests into product features for engineering team


    • 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
    • Experience in life science or clinical trial management is highly desirable

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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 SOP's in place, and that people follow them


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

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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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