Automation Engineer (AC13-200) Amyris Biotechnologies
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Amyris is building an integrated renewable products company using breakthrough science and an innovative business model to address some of our planet?s most daunting problems. Amyris first developed its technology under a non-profit initiative to provide a reliable and affordable source of artemisinin, a highly effective anti-malarial therapeutic and is now applying its industrial synthetic biology platform to provide alternatives to a broad range of petroleum-sourced products. Amyris No Compromise? renewable fuels and chemicals are being designed to perform comparably to, or better than, the products they will replace.
This Amyris Automation group delivers custom and off-the-shelf measurement and automation solutions for Amyris researchers. The Automation group supports hardware design, system integration, laboratory data acquisition and process automation and optimization for Amyris scientists.
Hardware and Electronics design
This position will be responsible for the creation, deployment and maintenance of mobile data collection solutions for Amyris scientists. Additionally the position will be responsible for the design, specification and programming of automated systems using custom and off the shelf laboratory robotics. The position will be responsible for the creation of device drivers for robotic peripherals as well as software components to integrate automation data output with corporate LIMS.
BS or MS in computer science, mechanical, electrical or mechatronic engineering with 3+ years of professional experience.
Proven software development skills (Python, C#, Java or experience in similar languages and a desire to learn)
Experience with relational databases
Knowledge of robotic arms, liquid handlers and other laboratory automation
Experience with VWorks (Agilent), Beckman and Tecan platforms
Familiarity with biotechnology, synthetic biology, or pharmaceutical research laboratory environments
Experience with mobile application development (iOS, Windows Mobile) desired
Electrical engineering skills desired
Excellent written and verbal skills
Embrace Amyris Core Values
Adherence to Amyris Safety Policies and Procedures
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Emeryville, CA 94608
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED