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Engineering

Senior Software Engineer, Cheminformatics

Posted 2 months ago
  • Ongoing development of a large-scale chemicals/molecules database, ETL process, and API’s to support a UI and other programmatic interactions. This has been developed primarily utilizing AWS tools and capabilities. Integration of that DB and many other chemistry related tools (Electronic Lab Notebook, computational material modeling tools, ML tools, etc), together and interfacing with the existing software infrastructure at Zymergen
Engineering

Bioinformatics Engineer I/II

Posted 1 month ago
  • Develop sophisticated and robust genome annotation pipelines
  • Provide architectural insights to ensure the scalability and operational robustness of the pipelines
Engineering

Senior Research Associate, Test Development

Posted 1 month ago
  • Experimental design (DoE), planning, execution and data analysis of fermentation experiments
  • Collaboration with:

Operations and engineering teams to ensure that experiments are designed and executed effectively
Strain design team to understand the impact of genetic changes on strain performance
AC team to ensure that analytical methods are robust

Engineering

Scientist III/Senior Scientist, Metagenomics

Posted 1 month ago
  • Responsible for providing scientific and technical leadership to project teams
  • Managing Scientists and Research Associates working on a variety of projects. Support, grow, and nurture the team across a broad range of professional development categories.
Engineering

Bioinformatics Scientist

Posted 1 month ago
  • Developing tools and workflows for metagenome mining for genes and biological pathways of interest
  • Establishing/maintaining pipelines for evaluation of microbial taxonomic and functional diversity in metagenome samples
Engineering

Associate Director, Automation Platform

Posted 1 month ago

Associate Director, Automation Platform

Zymergen is hiring an Associate Director (AD) to lead our Automation Platform team in designing, developing, and deploying automation solutions to our labs. The breadth of responsibilities is great, covering biological, chemical, and material science labs;...

Engineering

Senior Backend Software Engineer

Posted 1 month ago
  • Design and scope new engineering solutions to complex distributed data and compute challenges
  • Operate and extend our data storage and batch compute infrastructure built on AWS, ElasticSearch, Docker, and Kubernetes
Engineering

Research Associate, Downstream Process Development

Posted 1 month ago
  • Work with process development engineers to perform downstream processing (DSP) experimentation at lab scale in support of commercially-scalable process definition and development
  • Provide chemistry input and support to investigations around stability, side reactions, color, odor, and/or reactive purification techniques (e.g. reactive extraction, reactive crystallization, reactive distillation, etc)
Engineering

Data Platform Lead

Posted 1 month ago
  • Domain-focused software teams, who have their own capable infrastructure and data engineers, need to rapidly develop new data-powered services and “data products” - datasets explicitly designed for consumption by other engineers and scientists.
  • Data scientists, analysts, biologists, and other advanced data users, need to easily discover a...
Engineering

Scientist, Analytical Chemistry

Posted 1 month ago
  • Develop HTP assays to measure titer of a variety of target molecules including new bio-derived compounds generated through plate-based fermentation
  • Provide theoretical and practical expertise in chromatography (HPLC, GC), mass spectrometry (ESI, APCI, EI) and spectroscopy (UV/VIS, fluorescence, FTIR, Raman, etc.) to develop improved HTP assays for target compounds
Engineering

Chemistry Associate I/III, Characterization & Analytical Science

Posted 1 month ago
  • Independently complete out analytical testing using techniques including HPLC, LC-MS, GC-MS, etc.
  • Troubleshoot, calibrate and verify the performance of HPLC or equivalent.
Engineering

Scientist I/III, Characterization & Analytical Science

Posted 1 month ago
  • Participate in technical discussions and troubleshooting with various Product platforms, including films, adhesives, and personal care product efforts, as well as process and scale-up development.
  • Deliver timely, relevant analytical results to R&D partners.
Engineering

Scientist I/II, Fermentation

Posted 1 month ago
  • Developing workflows for high-throughput testing of strains and transferring these workflows to our colleagues in High-Throughput Screening (HTS)
  • Developing, characterizing, troubleshooting and optimizing (new) fermentation processes, in collaboration with our Fermentation Operations and Engineering teams. Throughout our work, we closely collaborate with internal and external tech-transfer and scale-up teams and keep “the end in mind” to ensure our bench-scale processes will work at larger scales
Marketing

Senior Technical Writer

Posted 3 months ago
  • Work closely with software product managers, software engineers, and users to determine documentation and training needs.
  • Define appropriate touchpoints to collect and understand documentation requests and upcoming software features.
Marketing

Technical Writer

Posted 3 months ago
  • Work closely with software product managers, software engineers, and users to determine documentation and training needs.
  • Define appropriate touchpoints to collect and understand documentation requests and upcoming software features.
Operations

Associate Director, Quality - Healthcare/Consumer Care Programs

Posted 3 months ago
  • General Quality Management and Administration

Provide technical leadership, mentorship and generally help enhance the competencies of other departments.
Able to manage cross-functional teams to develop end to end requirements to launch quality products and transfer to CMO’s
Drive other projects as needed by executives or as business needs change.
Build small team to manage all quality needs for healthcare / consumer care product verticals

Operations

Research Associate, Analytical Chemistry Operations

Posted 2 months ago
  • Preparing biological fermentation samples both volumetrically and gravimetrically
  • Preparing HPLC mobile phases and sample diluents
Operations

Research Associate, Fermentation Operations

Posted 2 months ago
  • Weekly setup, running, and tear down of a bank of fermentors, including work in off hours
  • Prepare media and clean and sterilize equipment
Operations

VP, Finance

Posted 2 months ago
  • Strategic and tactical Investor Relations, setting up for a successful Series E with Tier 1 crossover investors.
  • Corporate Development, where we want to build and expand our pipeline to ensure that we’re effectively using inorganic activities (including licensing) to strengthen and accelerate our platform.
Operations

Head of IP Strategy

Posted 1 month ago
  • Work closely with executives and legal department leaders on advancing a cohesive IP strategy for supporting/enhancing enterprise value, including positioning the company’s IP assets for deal value, licensing impact, and protection of the company’s core innovations:

Advise on strategies for maximizing defensive and competitive relevance of the company’s patent claims, in view of business goals and plausible litigation and licensing use cases
Develop and advise on IP frameworks for complex deal structures, transactions, and pure licensing arrangements
Devise software IP strategy
Develop an open innovation strategy in view of company goals and its hardware, software, biological and chemical IP assets

Operations

Senior Cost Accountant

Posted 1 month ago
  • Maintain the integrity of the inventory data and balance
  • Develop processes and utilize systems enhancements to ensure the accuracy of inventory data
Operations

Sr. Manager Environmental Health and Safety- Chemical Hygiene

Posted 1 month ago
  • Chemical safety program development with the ability to interpret information and analyze data.
  • Carried out programs related to the OSHA Process Safety and EPA Risk Management Programs Including: Process Hazard Analysis, PHA re-validations and HAZOP studies, and Capital project safety reviews.
Operations

Talent Acquisition Leader

Posted this week
  • Engage with leaders across the company to understand their growth and talent needs and devise strategies to identify and attract distinctive candidates globally.
  • Drive ongoing improvement of recruiting processes and systems to enable the company to identify and attract distinctive and diverse talent.
Other Engineering

IT Systems Engineer

Posted 3 months ago
  • Architect, install, optimize, and manage the network infrastructure including WAN/LAN/Wi-Fi, site-to-site & endpoint VPN networks in an efficient manner ensuring a high availability, flexibility, and performance
  • Plan, deploy and manage core IT systems across a variety of different software stacks and platf...
Other Engineering

Sales Director Electronics (America's)

Posted 1 month ago
  • Develop business development plan for film and adhesive platforms in the America’s with initial focus on US & Canada. In a later stage other area would be added to the role.
  • Understand and communicate value proposition of our materials relative to competitive products
Product

Natural Product/Medicinal Chemist

Posted 1 month ago
  • Identify, prioritize, and access third party natural product libraries (microbial, botanical, chemical).
  • Assist Legal with the structuring and negotiation of agreements with third parties to access such libraries and generate samples for additional screening.
Product

Product Manager, Films

Posted 1 week ago
  • Define milestones, team responsibilities, and activities for the launch of a novel film product for electronics
  • Assist in selection and management of appropriate CMOs for delivery of product, along with input from R&D, sourcing, and manufacturing teams
Other

Employment Counsel

Posted 1 month ago
  • Oversee and manage risk exposure, pre-disputes, disputes, claims and litigation related to employment law issues
  • Work closely with the legal department and human resources colleagues to develop appropriate employment-related policies
Other

Project Manager (or Senior Project Manager), Facilities

Posted 1 month ago
  • Oversee and evaluate the structural, civil, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and architectural scopes during the life cycle of the project. Manage the day to day work, recommend solutions and oversee the implementation to deliver a fully operational system.
  • Development of project design criteria and design calculations. Coordinate design details, pla...
Other

Senior IT Project Manager

Posted 1 month ago
  • Serve as lead and conduit between IT and operational functions to drive deployments and integration of technology solutions
  • Develop overall project timelines and key milestones; ensure teams meet critical dates leveraging Project Management tool
Other

Project Manager, Products

Posted 1 month ago
  • Scheduling of project research and gate reviews with oversight on presentation materials
  • Facilitation of inter-team communication and collaboration by use of project management and team collaboration tools (Gantt charts, Milestones, and Task Lists)
Other

Associate Construction Project Manager

Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Assist in project planning including: economic and feasibility analysis, business case development, conceptual and schematic design, cost estimating, scope development, project execution planning, and preparation of requests for capital expenditure.
Other

Fermentation Microbiologist, Consumer Care

Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Develop and optimize laboratory scale fermentation processes for the purpose of the identification and development of microbial based material for use in home, personal care, and cosmetics.
  • Build and manage an internal capability for laboratory scale fermentation and identify and utilize external partners as required.
Other

Scientist, Skin Biology

Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Create skin biology internal capability for safety and efficacy studies on novel cosmetic ingredients
  • Design, execute, review, and interpret experiments to provide recommendations toward the product development strategy
Other

Senior Toxicologist, Regulatory Affairs

Posted 2 months ago
  • Provide safety assessments of innovative actives, ingredients, or finished products for Cosmetics, Food, and Specialty Chemicals
  • Provide guidance on pharmaco-kinetics/toxicology strategy, test design, and data requirements
Other

Platform Leader, Adhesives & Coatings

Posted 5 months ago
  • Provide technical direction throughout early stage of the CAR projects based on first principles leveraging biotechnology
  • Assess project feasibility, set milestones and ensure efficient execution
Other

Research Associate I-III/Senior, Enzymology

Posted 1 week ago
  • Building DNA libraries for discovery of enzymes from Zymergen’s metagenomics database and for enzyme optimization using directed evolution techniques.
  • Transformation of DNA libraries into a collection of host microbes, including bacteria, yeast, and filamentous fungi
Other

IT Program Manager, Capital Projects (Fixed-term)

Posted 1 week ago
  • Plan and leads capital projects/programs that include the integration of outside technical resources or consultants
  • Provide technical leadership to teams conceiving, developing, and implementing major technology initiatives or upgrades
Other

Chemical Engineering Associate

Posted 1 week ago
  • Closely work with senior chemical engineers and cross-functionally to drive time-critical projects to completion under safe operating conditions.
  • Execute chemical engineering projects in the context of our innovative materials platform for critical projects.
Other

Research Associate I-III, Biology - Microfluidics and Special Projects

Posted 1 week ago
  • Culturing a variety of microorganisms (bacteria, yeasts, and filamentous fungi) in microwell or microbioreactor format
  • Performing high throughput growth profile and MIC assays
Other

Process Development Engineer

Posted 1 week ago
  • Conduct DSP process development at bench and pilot scale, transfer processes to commercial scale, and support initial commercial scale production
  • Perform downstream processing (DSP) experimentation at lab scale to support commercially-scalable process definition and development
Other

Inventory Technician

Posted 1 week ago
  • Organizing and maintaining inventory of laboratory supplies throughout the labs
  • Performing daily cycle counts of designated inventory areas
Other

Material Handler I/II

Posted this week
  • Receive and verify inbound goods on a daily basis
  • Examine, sort, arrange, count, store, pick, and pack items for storage and/or distribution
Other

Chemistry Associate, Coatings and Adhesives

Posted this week
  • Assist multiple ongoing coatings and adhesives projects
  • Support lab safety, maintain and promote safe work practices
Other

Scientist I-III, NGS

Posted this week
  • Conceiving and creating new capabilities and workflows to advance our sequencing platform
  • Collaborating across teams to address unmet needs across the company
Other

Genomics & Sequencing Core Group Lead

Posted this week
  • Operational Excellence

Rapid turnaround sequencing service (amplicon, tagmentation of plasmids/edited strains)
Delivering long-read and short-read sequence data for Genome Onboarding
Expand offerings to include capabilities such as sequencing of metagenomic libraries, RNAseq
Ensure physical and digital security of Zymergen’s strains as well as fulfil client confidentiality requirements surrounding 3rd party sequencing vendors.
Simplify interactions, minimize touch points, and act as the owner of all standard sequencing processes

Other

Inventory Technician I/II (JAPAN)

Posted this week
  • Organizing and maintaining inventory of laboratory supplies throughout the labs
  • Ensures material is available according to production schedule
Other

Lab Technician

Posted today
  • Washing and autoclaving of glassware and labware
  • Working with manual tools to build fermenters, tanks and bottle assemblies, high attention highly preferred