Engineer – Instrumentation Support

Posted on 5/6/2024

Flagship Pioneering

Flagship Pioneering

501-1,000 employees

Biotechnology firm creating health and sustainability solutions

Venture Capital


Cambridge, MA, USA

  • Hands-on experience working with scientific instrumentation
  • Experience with maintenance and safe operation of vacuum instrumentation and lasers
  • Experience with repair of mechanical and electrical components of scientific instruments
  • Experience developing standard operation procedures for scientific instruments
  • Bachelors degree in Materials Science, Physics, Chemistry, or related field
  • Strong self-starter and independent thinker with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Eager to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and technical setting
  • Maintain a suite of instrumentation for materials synthesis and characterization
  • Develop and monitor support systems for instrumentation
  • Perform periodic maintenance
  • Establish a tracking system for instrument maintenance
  • Establish and document instrument calibration routines
  • Assist with execution of calibration routines and instrument operation
  • Analyze, report, and present findings of experiments to the research team

Flagship Pioneering fosters a culture of groundbreaking advancements in biotechnology, emphasizing an ecosystem approach that synergizes human health and sustainability. Their business model not only focuses on creating transformative products but also incubates leading companies like Moderna and Indigo Agriculture, positioning them at the forefront of scientific innovation and industry leadership. This approach offers employees a unique opportunity to be part of a pioneering team that drives real-world impacts across multiple sectors.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts



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