Autonomous Research Engineer
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Retro Biosciences

11-50 employees

Develops therapies to extend healthy human lifespan
Company Overview
Retro Biosciences stands out due to its ambitious mission to extend healthy human lifespan by a decade, leveraging cutting-edge techniques such as cellular reprogramming, autophagy, and plasma-inspired therapeutics. The company's competitive edge lies in its unique focus on these advanced biotechnologies, positioning it as a leader in the longevity industry. Its culture promotes scientific exploration and discovery, fostering an environment that encourages employees to push the boundaries of current knowledge and technology.
Biotechnology
B2B

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$180M

Founded

2021

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

19%

1 year growth

78%

2 year growth

455%
Locations
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Rust
Python
Pytorch
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Advanced Python programming skills
  • Experience with Python testing and packaging infrastructure
  • Knowledge of the Python ecosystem
  • Ability to act as your own wetlab scientist
  • Knowledge of systems programming languages (Rust, C++) is a plus
  • Knowledge of lab robotics (e.g. Opentrons, Hamilton, Tecan, MGI) is a plus
  • Knowledge of ML frameworks (PyTorch, JAX) is a plus
  • Knowledge of computational biology tools (scVI, Scanpy) is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Code highly parameterized algorithmic wetlab methods in Python
  • Build your own micro LIMS (Lab Information Management System) & robotic scheduler
  • Deck out your liquid handler with several cameras
  • Build tools for logging, test-cases, process QC, and feedback control
  • Manage flow cytometry, imaging, -omics, and robotic execution data
  • Identify and eliminate sources of dataset batch variation
  • Optimize cell culture conditions by setting up feedback-control experiments
  • Predict cell state in fully automated epigenetic reprogramming experiments in direct collaboration with Computational Biology team
Desired Qualifications
  • Systems programming languages (Rust, C++)
  • Lab robotics (e.g. Opentrons, Hamilton, Tecan, MGI)
  • ML frameworks (PyTorch, JAX)
  • Computational biology tools (scVI, Scanpy)