Principal Platform Architect

Posted on 6/5/2024



51-200 employees

Non-invasive liquid biopsy for infectious diseases

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics


San Carlos, CA, USA

Required Skills
Digital Ocean
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Statistics, Biomedical Engineering, Genetics, or related field
  • Ph.D. in related fields is a plus
  • 15+ years of engineering experience, with 10 years in leading the development and operation of distributed software systems and cloud-native platforms
  • Proficiency in infrastructure-as-code design and tools like Terraform
  • Deep knowledge and experience in design patterns, implementation, testing, and failure management of distributed systems and microservices
  • Hands-on experience with cloud-native software development and operations using tools like Docker, Kubernetes, and Cloud services
  • Proficiency in industry security standards such as NIST CSF/SSDF with hands-on experience in implementing and monitoring cloud security controls
  • Experience with various code flow and DevOps approaches like gitOps
  • Experience in healthcare and life sciences, especially in developing medical devices, is a plus
  • Leading architectural projects from concept to completion
  • Developing architectural blueprints, frameworks, and guidelines for Platform development and operation
  • Ensuring the architecture meets technical and business requirements including security, performance, interoperability, and scalability
  • Staying current with industry trends and emerging technologies
  • Articulating and presenting complex ideas clearly to technical and business audiences
  • Developing, documenting, and organizing artifacts such as strategy, technical proposals, and risk assessments
  • Ensuring proper infrastructure, tools, and processes for R&D and engineering staff
  • Enabling the Platform to be provisioned for non-Karius laboratories

Karius specializes in pioneering a non-invasive liquid biopsy for infectious diseases through the utilization of genomics and advanced AI. This technology not only enhances the accuracy and speed of pathogen detection but also underscores the company's leadership in applying cutting-edge machine learning algorithms in healthcare. Employees at Karius are at the forefront of technical innovation in biotechnology, contributing to a transformative approach that impacts public health on a global scale.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Redwood City, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


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