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Twist Bioscience -- powering the new bio-based economy, making the world better

Technical Lead, Principal Software Engineer

$180k – $250k • 0.0% – 1.0%
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We’re seeking an experienced technical lead to join us as we continue our unprecedented growth. Help us lead the effort to build a truly one-of-its-kind software platform for synthetic DNA manufacturing and DNA data storage. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing team in one of the most interesting science fields.

What You’ll Bring to the Team
- Computer science background with 7+ years industry experience in software engineering, with considerable full-stack web application experience
- Experience with React, Angular, TypeScript
- Deep experience with backend technologies such as node.js, mongodb, postgres, redis, kafka, python, C#
- Knowledge and understanding of Linux family systems and micro-service deployments
- Strong hands-on coding, design, database, and software architecture
- Great team player who enjoys mentoring and sharing their knowledge
- No biology experience required - but we are looking for someone who loves to learn outside their field
- Since this is a key role you must be based or willing to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Why Twist Bioscience?

- Truly unique mid-stage startup led by experienced, entrepreneurial founders with a proven market and high growth potential
- Backed by leading biotech investors such as Illumina Ventures, Applied Materials, Paladin Capital Group, and ARCH Venture Partners
- Company culture which values work/life balance, family life, and promotes teamwork
- Passionate, diverse, and inclusive team
- Be part of the future of synthetic biology, one of the defining technologies of the future
- Highly competitive salary and equity
- Opportunity to have high impact
- A chance to break from typical software company jobs

Great benefits

Family friendly

We support learning

Big impact

Work with smart people

Competitive comp

Twist Bioscience at a glance

Twist Bioscience -- powering the new bio-based economy, making the world better

Twist Bioscience focuses on Biotechnology, Healthcare, and Chemicals. Their company has offices in New York City, San Francisco, South San Francisco, and Carlsbad. They have a large team that's between 201-500 employees. To date, Twist Bioscience has raised $253.1M of funding; their latest round was closed on October 2018 at a valuation of $400M.

You can view their website at http://www.twistbioscience.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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