Sr. Associate Engineer
Pilot Plant
Updated on 4/2/2024
Vaxcyte

201-500 employees

Develops broad-spectrum vaccines for bacterial diseases
Company Overview
Vaxcyte is a pioneering vaccine company that is redefining the production of complex immunizations through advanced synthetic techniques, including the XpressCFᵀᴹ cell-free protein synthesis platform, which is designed to expedite the creation and delivery of high-fidelity vaccines. The company's lead candidate, VAX-24, a broad-spectrum pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, has been granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation, demonstrating its potential in preventing invasive pneumococcal disease. With a culture focused on eradicating or treating invasive bacterial infections, Vaxcyte is leading the industry in developing vaccines with an expanded breadth of coverage, including candidates designed to prevent Group A Strep infections and slow the progression of periodontal disease.
Biotechnology

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.3B

Founded

2013

Headquarters

San Carlos, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

26%

1 year growth

65%

2 year growth

161%
Locations
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
CategoriesNew
DevOps & Infrastructure
DevOps Engineering
Platform Engineering
Site Reliability Engineering
Requirements
  • BS in Chemical/Biochemical/Biomedical Engineering/Biology/Chemistry or related discipline with 5+years of industry experience, Masters with 3+years of relevant experience.
  • Strong skills in laboratory experimentation and documentation.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work in cross-functional team environments.
  • Lead technical projects or sub-teams including vendor interactions.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new lab techniques, adhere to all safety guidelines, and pick up/move up 25lbs.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office with proficiency in Power App, Power BI, Word, and Excel.
  • All Vaxcyte employees require vaccination against COVID-19.
Responsibilities
  • Actively support routine pilot plant operations.
  • Batch documentation within an electronic laboratory system.
  • Participate in scheduling discussions within the operations team.
  • Work collaboratively with process development scientists, MSAT colleagues and external partners as necessary.
  • Support safety and training initiatives.
  • Employs good housekeeping and helps manage materials supply chain as required for seamless PP operations.