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Software Engineer

Infrastructure, Release Engineering, High Seniority

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501-1,000 employees

Cloud-based biotech R&D platform

Food & Agriculture

Compensation Overview

$177.7k - $240.5kAnnually

+ Equity

Senior, Expert

San Francisco, CA, USA

Backend Engineering
IT & Support
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Development Operations (DevOps)
  • 6 or more years of experience as a DevOps engineer or software engineer building infrastructure and/or internal tooling
  • Experience with deployment and configuration management frameworks such as Terraform (IaC); with CI/CD systems such as BuildKite or Jenkins; and with containers and container management systems such as Kubernetes or Amazon ECS
  • Understanding of cloud computing, virtualization, and microservices architectures, and experience with major cloud platforms, especially AWS
  • Strong communication (oral and written), influence, and presentation skills
  • Repeated experience leading projects with multiple engineers and diverse stakeholders, with tech plans and long-term project management
  • A track record of 1:1 technical mentorship on teams and within organizations
  • Enthusiastic about working onsite in our SF office 3 days a week
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field
  • Own projects end-to-end, from proposal and alignment, to planning and initial design, to large-scale rollout
  • Support engineers across Benchling to understand real-time developer experience with our CI/CD pipelines, and recommend future investments
  • Investigate issues, risks, tradeoffs, and improvement opportunities
  • Assess opportunities given constraints and business goals
  • Contribute to the next set of exciting projects on our roadmap
  • Habitual responsibility for and innate interest in developer experience quality and performance
  • Further engineering culture, practices, and processes throughout the organization and company
  • Advocate for the success of the team and for your own career, growth, and interests

Benchling is an excellent workplace for those passionate about biotechnology and seeking a collaborative environment. This company's cloud-based platform supports a wide range of biotech R&D activities in sectors like biopharmaceuticals, agritech, and gene therapy. It empowers scientists to innovate and streamline processes, from design to product development, enhancing productivity and breakthroughs in the field.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Four months of fully paid parental leave

401(k) plan

Remote working stipend

Yearly company-wide retreat

Monthly gym and wellness stipend

Commuter benefits

100% premiums covered for health, dental, and vision

Weekly company social events

Flexible PTO and company-wide winter holiday shutdown