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POSITION TITLE: Manager, Software Engineering

POSITION LOCATION: San Carlos, CA, Austin, TX, or Remote, USA


Natera is seeking a skilled, self-motivated Engineering Manager to lead a global software development team in the women’s health domain in a fast-growing biotech company. In this pivotal role, you will be at the forefront of cutting-edge research in the field of genetic carrier testing, overseeing a team dedicated to advancing our revolutionary initiatives. Your responsibilities will encompass not only the development and direction of a distributed engineering workforce but also the orchestration of project management activities and the facilitation of clear and effective communication across all levels.

We are seeking a candidate who not only possesses exceptional technical acumen but also demonstrates strong leadership qualities, a passion for innovation, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This position offers the opportunity to make a significant impact on high-profile projects with global reach.



Provide technical leadership for a software development team, US-based and international, to ensure on-time, on-budget development of high quality software

Lead technical design, architecture, and implementation strategy development

Establish best engineering practices


Manage multiple ongoing projects

Identify project objectives, the scope of software deliverables, external dependencies, resources, risks, and framework for the project activities.

Facilitate collaboration and resolve issues, evaluate project performance, bring projects to delivery, and act on the lessons learned

Lead team meetings and Agile rituals, such as stand-ups, retrospectives, and planning sessions


Guide the career development of team members, nurture their technical and interpersonal skills

Provide individual performance feedback focused on recognition of achievement and opportunities for growth

Conduct 1:1s, performance evaluations, and more


Build and maintain ongoing strong working relationships with stakeholders, focus on building effective communication channels

Oversee collaboration among cross-functional development teams, software quality engineers, and product managers

Effect change

Provide feedback to management and initiate change to optimize software development processes with focus on quality, innovation, and efficient product delivery


BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

2+ years of proven track record of building and managing high performance engineering teams

5+ years of experience in software development using Java or similar languages

Experience in and aptitude for leading remote teams

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Passion for people management and mentorship

Experience in biotech or another regulated industry a strong plus


Proven record of managing highly effective engineering teams

Willingness and ability to manage global teams across multiple time zones

Focus on recruiting strong and diverse talent

Strong experience in mentoring developers, seeking out opportunities and providing guidance for engineers to grow and excel

Excellent project management skills in Agile environments

Experience in building enterprise applications using Java or similar languages

Expertise in building highly scalable distributed systems

Hands-on coding, design, and architecture skills

Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and communicate effectively with reports, peers, and stakeholders

Demonstrate initiative with proactive approach to addressing issues and finding creative solutions

Must demonstrate strong work ethic, work well under pressure and stressful circumstances

Experience in creating software for processing Next Generation Sequencing data is a plus

Experience developing software in a regulated environment is a plus

The pay range is listed and actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.Remote USA$126,100—$157,600 USD


Natera™ is a global leader in cell-free DNA (cfDNA) testing, dedicated to oncology, women’s health, and organ health. Our aim is to make personalized genetic testing and diagnostics part of the standard of care to protect health and enable earlier and more targeted interventions that lead to longer, healthier lives.

The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you’ll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you’ll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.


Competitive Benefits – Employee benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life and disability plans for eligible employees and their dependents. Additionally, Natera employees and their immediate families receive free testing in addition to fertility care benefits. Other benefits include pregnancy and baby bonding leave, 401k benefits, commuter benefits and much more. We also offer a generous employee referral program!

For more information, visit www.natera.com.

Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace environment, and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. Inclusive collaboration benefits our employees, our community and our patients, and is critical to our mission of changing the management of disease worldwide.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.

If you are based in California, we encourage you to read this important information for California residents.

Link: https://www.natera.com/notice-of-data-collection-california-residents/

Please be advised that Natera will reach out to candidates with a @natera.com email domain ONLY. Email communications from all other domain names are not from Natera or its employees and are fraudulent. Natera does not request interviews via text messages and does not ask for personal information until a candidate has engaged with the company and has spoken to a recruiter and the hiring team. Natera takes cyber crimes seriously, and will collaborate with law enforcement authorities to prosecute any related cyber crimes.

For more information:

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