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Senior Software Engineer (1030)

Company: Amyris
Location: Emeryville
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Research and Development - Bioinformatics & Software Engineering (Porto) / We are searching for a talented, curious, and self-motivated engineer to join our software engineering team in building the most advanced production-scale synthetic biology platform on the planet. R&D at Amyris is a highly multidisciplinary effort, where we need brilliant contributions from every area of the life sciences and engineering disciplines in order to take projects from concept to market. From hacking directly on DNA in the lab to full scale factory production, every aspect of our work is facilitated and accelerated by software and hardware automation. Our tools integrate the activities of scientists, engineers, and industrial robots to enable the rapid optimization of genetic designs and laboratory processes. Among the tools we have developed are a CAD/CAM system for genetic engineering: a compiler toolchain whose target architecture is life itself. This stack physically integrates high level genetic modules into microbial hosts. We also derive novel strains through random mutagenesis and directed evolution. Using our custom control platform, we then subject these experimental organisms to high throughput performance screening in our state-of-the-art robot labs. We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer who will execute the following responsibilities: Design, develop and maintain web based application written in Python. Collaborate with scientists to transform an understanding of their workflow into designs and implementations of appropriate data models and user interfaces. Effectively communicate with research scientists. Apply best practices of software development throughout your work, while staying abreast of advances in the practice. Qualifications: 8+ years of professional programming experience Strong coding skills in either Python or a similar language. Ideally deep experience in multiple languages. In addition to Python, Amyris has codebases in F#, R and PHP (phasing out, but still have some important legacy code). Experience developing software in a Unix environment. Dev tools are chosen at the developer's discretion, but most of the software development and all production deployment is on Linux (Ubuntu). Interest and ability to communicate with scientists Excellent written and verbal communication skills LI-CH1 Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris' molecules are used in wide range of specialty & performance chemicals, flavors & fragrances and in applications ranging from cosmetics to biofuels. Learn more at . Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA"), Amyris is required to inform California residents who are our job applicants ("Applicants") about the personal information we collect about you when you apply to a job on this site. As an Applicant, you have the right to know and understand the categories of personal information we collect about you, and the purposes for which the categories of personal information shall be used, pursuant to the CCPA. If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact Amyris at As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submit resumes to any person or email address at Amyris, Inc. prior to having a signed agreement. Amyris is not liable for and will not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved recruitment partners. Furthermore, any resumes sent to us without an agreement in place will be considered your company's gift to Amyris and may be forwarded to our recruiters for their attention.

Keywords: Amyris, San Francisco , Senior Software Engineer (1030), Other , Emeryville, California

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