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Senior Automation Engineer
Posted on 11/6/2022
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • B.S, M.S, or Ph.D. in natural science or engineering, or 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Substantial experience scripting methods and performing liquid class optimization on OEM robotic systems with a strong preference for Hamilton (STAR/Vantage), Agilent Bravo, and /or PRIME Liquid Handlers
  • Experience in systems integration, working with vendors to make modifications to existing software and hardware to enable expanded usage and new features for multiple integrated systems
  • Expertise in gathering/creating user requirements process diagrams, system requirements, technical specifications and engineering drawings
  • Experience with Green Button Go, Overlord, VWorks, Tempo, or other automation scheduling software
  • Solid understanding of the lab automation industry and available tools
  • Experience integrating automation systems with LIMS
  • Strong communication, organizational, and project management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Desired Qualifications
  • Expertise with Python, C#, or a similar programming language
  • Experience with automated high-throughput screening workflows
  • Experience with automated iPSC cell culture systems
  • Experience with nucleic acid extraction and library preparation workflows
  • Experience with SolidWorks or CREO
  • Experience writing and deploying device drivers to use with automation scheduling software
  • Experience with CAD, 3D printing, or other rapid prototyping tools

51-200 employees

Data-driven drug discovery & development
Company Overview
Insitro’s mission is to use machine learning and data at scale to transform the way that drugs are discovered and developed for patients. The company is developing predictive machine learning models to discover underlying biologic state based on human cohort data and in-house generated cellular data at scale to advance novel targets and patient biomarkers, design therapeutics, and inform clinical strategy.
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Excellent mental health and well-being support
  • Open vacation policy
  • Access to free onsite baristas & cafe with daily lunch and breakfast
  • Access to free onsite fitness center
  • Commuter benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • Competitive pay and 401(k) matching
  • Flexible work schedule (on site and remote)