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Embark Company Overview

Embark offers the most comprehensive dog DNA test on the market.

An Embark dog DNA test enables a pet owner to learn about their dog’s breed, ancestry, health, and more with a simple cheek swab. The company offers the most accurate results by using 100 times more genetic information than any other test available. Pet owners can potentially extend their dog's lifespan by using Embark, which tests for over 170 genetic health conditions.

Launched by two brothers, the company is an official research partner with Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and has a mission to end preventable disease in dogs.

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About Us Discover your dog more than fur deep with the most comprehensive DNA test on the market. Designed by world leaders in dog genetics, in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark DNA Test tells owners what breeds make up their pets, how to prevent future possible health problems, and what features and traits their pet might have. Help us end preventable disease in dogs and improve the lives of pets and their people through genomics. Embark is the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA microarray, letting us give our customers the most accurate and...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Love dogs? This is the place for you! About us Discover your dog more than fur deep with the most comprehensive DNA test on the market. Designed by world leaders in dog genetics, in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark DNA Test tells owners what breeds make up their pets, how to prevent future possible health problems, and what features and traits their pet might have. Help us end preventable disease in dogs and improve the lives of pets and their people through genomics. Embark is the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA microarray, letting us give our...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
About Us Discover your dog more than fur deep with the most comprehensive DNA test on the market. Designed by world leaders in dog genetics, in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark DNA Test tells owners what breeds make up their pets, how to prevent future possible health problems, and what features and traits their pet might have. Help us end preventable disease in dogs and improve the lives of pets and their people through genomics. Embark is the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA microarray, letting us give our customers the most accurate and...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Love dogs? This is the place for you! About us Discover your dog more than fur deep with the most comprehensive DNA test on the market. Designed by world leaders in dog genetics, in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark DNA Test tells owners what breeds make up their pets, how to prevent future possible health problems, and what features and traits their pet might have. Help us end preventable disease in dogs and improve the lives of pets and their people through genomics. Embark is the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA microarray, letting us give our customers the most...
Marketing
Boston
Love dogs? This is the place for you! About us Discover your dog more than fur deep with the most comprehensive DNA test on the market. Designed by world leaders in dog genetics, in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark DNA Test tells owners what breeds make up their pets, how to prevent future possible health problems, and what features and traits their pet might have. Help us end preventable disease in dogs and improve the lives of pets and their people through genomics. Embark is the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA microarray, letting us give our...
Software Engineering/QA
Boston
Love dogs? This is the place for you! About us Discover your dog more than fur deep with the most comprehensive DNA test on the market. Designed by world leaders in dog genetics, in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark DNA Test tells owners what breeds make up their pets, how to prevent future possible health problems, and what features and traits their pet might have. Help us end preventable disease in dogs and improve the lives of pets and their people through genomics. Embark is the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA microarray, letting us give our...
HR, Finance, & Operations
Boston
Love dogs? This is the place for you! About us Discover your dog more than fur deep with the most comprehensive DNA test on the market. Designed by world leaders in dog genetics, in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark DNA Test tells owners what breeds make up their pets, how to prevent future possible health problems, and what features and traits their pet might have. Help us end preventable disease in dogs and improve the lives of pets and their people through genomics. Embark is the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA microarray, enabling us to give our customers the...
Marketing
Boston
About us Discover your dog more than fur deep with the most comprehensive DNA test on the market. Designed by world leaders in dog genetics, in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark DNA Test tells owners what breeds make up their pets, how to prevent future possible health problems, and what features and traits their pet might have. Help us end preventable disease in dogs and improve the lives of pets and their people through genomics. Embark is the only dog DNA test using a research-grade DNA microarray, letting us give our customers the most accurate and comprehensive results on...
Software Engineering/QA

Life at Embark

BENEFITS

Startup perks with big-company benefits. Competitive salaries, all-inclusive health care, and equity participation. A flexible vacation policy along with paid maternal and paternal leave. Fully-stocked office snack bar and regular office events. New iMacs and MacBook Pros. Generous travel allowances.

OPPORTUNITIES

There’s no greater opportunity than an early-stage startup. We emphasize learning and development for all employees. Grow your skills and your career as our company grows.

INCLUSIVITY

We understand the power of diversity and we welcome you—as you are—to work at Embark. We accommodate flexible schedules and the occasional need to work from home, as we all have a life outside the office. As we grow, we look forward to becoming increasingly active members of our local communities.


Where do you fit in

SCIENCE

Our science team leads our scientific development, support, and research out of our Ithaca office. We can be found designing new genotyping microarrays, inventing new ancestry deconvolution algorithms, and performing GWAS studies to identify new genetic linkages. We stay close to customers, explaining their ancestry results or the details of medical conditions, as well as working closely with breed organizations, vets, and shelters.

ENGINEERING

Our engineering team leads our technical product development and delivery out of our Boston HQ. We ensure the genetic analysis pipeline performs quickly, accurately, reliably, and at scale - no small challenge with genome-scale data. Our designers and engineers collaborate to craft the entire digital experience and make complex genetic insights easy to understand and share. Our goal is to ship working software, every day.

BUSINESS

Our business team is responsible for a wide set of critical functions and based in Boston and Austin. We fuel the growth engine at Embark, through marketing, sales, and partnerships. We oversee e-commerce and physical product, making sure that test kits get to our customers and back as quickly as possible.

Values

Values

Ryan
Ryan
Founder & CEO

I love working for Embark because I get to work on my passion with incredible people.

Adam
Adam
Founder & CSO

I love working for Embark because it gives me an opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of dogs and their owners.

Erika
Erika
Molecular Genetics Research Associate

I love working for Embark because I get to combine my passion and education to improve the lives of dogs! 

Aaron
Aaron
Senior Scientist

I love working for Embark because I get to use cutting-edge genomics to improve the lives of dogs and their owners.

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Boston, MA 02111

Blog

November 13, 2020
Our pups give us so much to be thankful for, so we’re dedicating this slice of November to them. Learn some tips, try a recipe, and turn up the love for #Dogsgiving! Explore: Etiquette   Recipes   Social Teach your dog dining etiquette Whether they’re eating their own food or eyeing yours, it’s important for... The post Happy Dogsgiving appeared first on Embarkvet. ...
November 10, 2020
The holidays feel like they were tailor-made for dogs: lots of interesting new smells around the house, new friends coming to visit, and all the delicious food you can drool over. We surveyed over 70,000 dogs to get an idea of how they might act during holiday get togethers and to see if their breed... The post What’s Your Dog’s Holiday Routine? appeared first on Embarkvet. ...
November 9, 2020
Veterans Day is a federal holiday meant to honor those who have served in the military.  In celebration of Veterans Day, we sat down with Francess “Myrph” McMahon of Stand With Me, a nonprofit organization that places service dogs with veterans. Stand With Me takes a unique approach by teaching veterans to train their own... The post 5 Questions with Stand With Me’s Francess McMahon appeared first on Embarkvet. ...
October 19, 2020
2020 has been scary enough already, so this year we’re replacing the fear with cheer and celebrating Wagoween! We partnered with Erika Gonzalez over at From Dusk Till Dog to give pet parents tips on conquering common dog fears. We’re making Halloween fun and getting those tails wagging. Lesson 1: Villainous Vacuums   Lesson 2:... The post Make Halloween Less Spooky with Wagoween appeared first on Embarkvet. ...
September 15, 2020
Meet Erika Gonzalez, certified dog trainer, behavior consultant, dog lifestyle expert, and founder of From Dusk Till Dog. We’ll be partnering with Erika to share training lessons in the weeks to come. To kick things off, here are 5 questions to get caught up to speed on her style of dog training. If you’d prefer... The post 5 Questions with Professional Dog Trainer Erika Gonzalez appeared first on Embarkvet. ...