The heart of insitro’s strategy is the development of novel, cutting-edge methods in machine learning and high-throughput biology to address key bottlenecks in the drug development pipeline. As a Senior Automation Engineer, you will work to design, develop, and implement automation solutions for high-throughput biology protocols and workflows. You will collaborate with scientists and automation engineers to develop, transfer and validate manual process steps to automated liquid handling and integrated systems. You will work with system integrators on the design, implementation and support of high-throughput automated platforms. You will also be responsible for assessing the efficiency and quality of operations to prioritize process improvements and optimizations. In addition, you will help to mentor automation engineers with the implementation of a wide range of technologies, experiment designs and the use of systems engineering best practices.
You will be joining as the founding team of a biotech startup that has long-term stability due to significant funding, but yet is very much in the startup phase. Due to the early and exciting phase of growth, there are ample opportunities for significant impact. You will work closely with a very talented team, learn a broad range of skills, and help shape insitro’s culture, strategic direction, and outcomes. Join us and help make a difference to patients!
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Benefits at insitro
insitro is a data-driven drug discovery and development company using machine learning and high-throughput biology to transform the way that drugs are discovered and delivered to patients. The company is applying state-of-the-art technologies from bioengineering to create massive data sets that enable the power of modern machine learning methods to be brought to bear on key bottlenecks in pharmaceutical R&D. The resulting predictive models are used to accelerate target selection, to design and develop effective therapeutics, and to inform clinical strategy. insitro was launched in 2018 with a Series A of $100M funded by top investors including a16z, Arch Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, and Third Rock Ventures.
The company has announced collaborations with Gilead Sciences in the area of NASH (2019) and Bristol Myers Squibb in the area of ALS (2020) and, in mid 2020, completed a Series B financing of $143M including current investors and new investors Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments), T. Rowe Price, BlackRock, Casdin Capital and other leading investors. The company is located in South San Francisco, CA. For more information about insitro, please visit the company’s website at www.insitro.com
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