Laboratory Automation Engineer

Calico Labs

Calico Labs

201-500 employees

Researching and developing therapies for age-related diseases.


Compensation Overview

$121,000 - $138,000Annually

+ Annual Cash Bonuses

Junior, Mid

San Bruno, CA, USA

  • BS/MS in science or engineering discipline
  • 2 years of academic or industry experience
  • Hands-on work with basic laboratory workflows in genomics, biochemistry, mass spectrometry, or cell culture
  • Experience scripting on liquid handling platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and be productive in a cross-functional team
  • Must be willing to work onsite four days a week
  • Collaborating with scientists and other automation engineers to design, create, and optimize novel workflows on liquid handling platforms
  • Planning and executing experiments to validate automated assays and to ensure that the systems are operating robustly
  • Initiating and participating in new technology evaluation, development, and implementation
  • Identifying and driving process and workflow improvements to increase throughput and efficiency
  • Training and providing ongoing support to end-users
  • Producing high-quality documentation such as SOPs, maintenance protocols and troubleshooting procedures
  • Supporting maintenance, troubleshooting and process improvement efforts across multiple technology labs

Calico Life Sciences, an Alphabet-incubated company, is a unique blend of biotechnology and academia, dedicated to understanding the biology of aging and developing interventions for age-related diseases. The company's culture fosters curiosity-driven discovery science, utilizing advanced technologies and computing capabilities, and is marked by a long-term perspective and relentless focus on quality research. With a vibrant drug-development pipeline and numerous collaborations, Calico is a leader in its field, offering an exciting environment for those passionate about medical breakthroughs and the science of aging.

Company Stage


Total Funding



South San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth