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Twist BioscienceSouth San Francisco, CA
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Company Description

Twist Bioscience is a synthetic DNA manufacturer located in San Francisco. They provide an innovative silicone-based synthetic DNA platform that will help researchers in fields of medicine, agriculture, industrial chemicals, and data storage. The company is committed to providing tools that enable faster and cost-effective production of synthetic DNA. They offer SARS-COV-2 tools, synthetic control, genes, oligo pool, DNA data storage, and COVID antibodies. Their vision is to set audacious goals and collaborate to achieve them. The company provides great benefits and a learning environment for its employees. Currently, jobs in administration, operation, research and development, and sales and marketing department are open.

Job Description

Programmable DNA, the software of Life, is finally here! Twist Bioscience is developing a disruptive Synthetic DNA technology that will change the world, enabling widespread health and sustainability. Synthetic biologists will use our products to engineer how organisms produce cures to diseases, everyday chemicals are made using the atmosphere as the carbon source, plants make their own fertilizers, in-vivo diagnostics will alert us when we are sick, and many more applications.

The Automation Engineering group at Twist is a team of diverse backgrounds (ME, ChemE, EE and BioE) who have a big and direct impact on Twist products. Our team designs and develops several new engineering solutions that are used in development and production and are critical to synthesis of synthetic DNA.

As an Automation Engineer, you will own the development of scalable and robust solutions for custom gene products. These solutions will be an interesting combination of HW, SW and biological systems. In doing so, you will drive the development of these solutions from conception, design, bring-up and validation. The focus will be on liquid handling, mechanical design and data analytics.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Programming robotic liquid handling systems and cross-integration platforms for processing of microliter amounts of synthetic DNA, cells, and reagents
  • Work with team members, tech transfer team and R&D to flesh out requirements for new processes and accordingly, design HW and scalable process workflows
  • Developing tooling, hardware, and software for high-throughput gene processing
  • Operation of a range of scientific instruments and tools
  • Take ownership of design, development and implementation of projects
  • Lead validation, prepare documentation and train instrument operators
Requirements:
  • 3+ years experience in operating and programming robotic liquid handlers such as Hamiltons and Tecans
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry or related field & 5+ years relevant industry experience
  • Experience in designing and writing scripts using control software native to liquid handling instruments
  • Excellent scientific computation and data analysis capabilities
  • Excellent communication and writing skills, very organized and ability to work in a fast paced team environment
  • Experience with biology instrumentation used for PCR, cell-based cloning, mini-prep extraction and purification is a plus
  • Experience with sample tracking software and developed interfaces between robotic instrumentation and LIM systems is a plus

About Twist Bioscience

Twist Bioscience synthesizes genes from scratch, known as writing DNA. Just as children learn to both read and write, the next phase of development for the genomics revolution is the ability to write DNA.

At Twist Bioscience, we work in service of people who are changing the world for the better. In fields such as health care, agriculture, industrial chemicals and data storage, our unique silicon-based DNA Synthesis Platform provides precision at a scale that is otherwise unavailable to our customers.

Twist Bioscience Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Twist Bioscience Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic characteristics, or any other category protected by law.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Estimated annual salary
$96,411
average
Minimum
$79,610
Maximum
$126,394

Twist Bioscience

Type

Company - Private

Size

Small

Revenue

$25M to $50M

Location

Multiple locations

Industry

Scientific Research & Development Firms

Founded

2013

CEO

Emily Leproust

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Product Line Specialist, Gene ProductionTwist BiosciencePortland, OR
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Director, Product ManagementTwist BioscienceSan Francisco, CA
The Director, Product Management will manage the creation and portfolio of Twist Bioscience products. The role includes responsibility for establishing long-term platform strategy, meeting planRead more
Senior DevOps Lead EngineerTwist BioscienceSan Francisco, CA
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About Global Application Support team The Global Application Support Team delivers effective technical resolution and improves our end users' experience using our products. The team will work closelyRead more
Information Security and Compliance ManagerTwist BioscienceSouth San Francisco, CA
At Twist Bioscience, our expertise is synthetic DNA. Twist has developed a proprietary innovative semiconductor-based synthetic DNA manufacturing process featuring a 10,000-well silicon platformRead more
Account Manager - BostonTwist BioscienceBoston, MA
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