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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!


  • 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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  • 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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  • Sales Development Representative

    You'll be responsible for creating qualified sales opportunities from marketing generated leads and your own proactive prospecting activities.

    Qualify new leads based upon mapping customer problems to company solutions
    Identify persons of power in the decision making process
    Uncover budget and project timelines
    Build relationships with company Account Executives and provide critical opportunity transition and follow-up
    Provide feedback and recommendations to marketing on lead quality and status
    Accurately manage lead activity and follow-up in

    Bachelors degree required
    Life Sciences background preferred
    Previous sales or account development a plus

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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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