Careers

About Serotiny

Inspired by life – Serotiny digitally encodes nature’s features and functions into a biologically aware API for the high-throughput, rational design of multi-domain synthetic proteins.

By coupling state-of-the-art mammalian synthetic biology and a finely-tuned software architecture, Serotiny aims to embrace one of the greatest opportunities of the 21st century to improve people’s lives. Serotiny designs custom proteins with cutting edge capabilities including treatment of cancers and genetic disorders. We partner with leaders in the life sciences to give proteins wholly new functions for more effective, safer, and customized therapies.

With support from world-class investors including Nanodimension and 8VC, Serotiny is proud to build a cross-disciplinary team of passionate individuals with varied experiences.

Mammalian Synthetic Biology - CRISPR
San Francisco, CA, Full Time

Description:

This person will lead Serotiny’s capabilities for genetic engineering by inventing novel synthetic proteins and collaborating with software developers to deploy creative protein design methodologies.

The infrastructure is part of a design/build/test loop that couples a finely tuned software architecture with wet-lab mammalian synthetic biology. Serotiny is looking for our first synthetic biologist who is excited to utilize Serotiny’s novel software architecture to invent Cas and CRISPR systems for genetic engineering.

Role:

  • Design and evaluate novel gene-editing protein constructs
  • Efficiently identify and analyze constructs used in scientific literature
  • Design experiments to test the functionality of novel proteins in mammalian systems
  • Collaborate with software engineers to develop the design and analysis methodologies
  • Manage a synthetic biology lab
  • Direct protein design for genetic engineering projects

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in molecular biology or Ph.D. with equivalent experience in synthetic biology
  • Direct experience with Cas-like proteins
  • Expertise in mammalian synthetic biology
  • Desire to manage a lab
  • Flexibility and desire to work at the early stages of a startup

Perks:

  • Full health benefits
  • Budget to host and attend biology conferences/meetups
  • Opportunities to research and publish cutting edge synthetic biology
  • Opportunity to invent new proteins and design methodologies

Mammalian Synthetic Biology - Immunology
San Francisco, CA, Full Time

Description:

This person will lead Serotiny’s capabilities for immunology by inventing novel synthetic proteins and collaborating with software developers to deploy creative protein design methodologies.

The infrastructure is part of a design/build/test loop that couples a finely tuned software architecture with wet-lab mammalian synthetic biology. Serotiny is looking for our first synthetic biologist who is excited to utilize Serotiny’s novel software architecture to invent CAR-T systems for immunotherapies.

Role:

  • Design and evaluate novel immunologically relevant protein constructs
  • Efficiently identify and analyze constructs used in scientific literature
  • Design experiments to test the functionality of novel proteins in mammalian systems
  • Collaborate with software engineers to develop the design and analysis methodologies
  • Manage a synthetic biology lab
  • Direct protein design for immunology projects

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in molecular biology or Ph.D. with equivalent experience in synthetic biology
  • Direct experience with synthetic proteins relevant to immunotherapies (CARs, TCRs, etc.)
  • Expertise in mammalian synthetic biology
  • Desire to manage a lab
  • Flexibility and desire to work at the early stages of a startup

Perks

  • Full health benefits
  • Budget to host and attend biology conferences/meetups
  • Opportunities to research and publish cutting edge synthetic biology
  • Opportunity to invent new proteins and design methodologies
Mammalian Synthetic Biology - Protein Engineer
San Francisco, CA, Full Time

Description:

This person will lead Serotiny’s capabilities to engineer novel synthetic proteins and will collaborate with software developers to deploy creative protein engineering methodologies.

The infrastructure is part of a high-throughput design/build/test loop that couples a finely tuned software architecture with wet-lab mammalian synthetic biology. Serotiny is looking for our first protein engineer who is excited to utilize Serotiny’s novel software architecture to build and refine proteins for immunology and gene editing.

Role:

  • Collaborate with synthetic biologists to design and evaluate novel protein constructs
  • Efficiently identify and analyze constructs used in scientific literature
  • Design experiments to test the functionality of novel proteins in mammalian systems in high-throughput
  • Collaborate with software engineers to develop the design and analysis methodologies
  • Manage a synthetic biology lab


Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in molecular biology or Ph.D. with equivalent experience in synthetic biology
  • Direct experience with designing novel multi-domain proteins (Optogenetic, split, chimeric, tagged, etc.)
  • Expertise in mammalian synthetic biology
  • Desire to manage a lab
  • Flexibility and desire to work at the early stages of a startup

Perks:

  • Full health benefits
  • Budget to host and attend biology conferences/meetups
  • Opportunities to research and publish cutting edge synthetic biology
  • Opportunity to invent new proteins and design methodologies

Software Engineer - Back-End
San Francisco, CA, Full Time

Description:

This person will lead the development Serotiny’s biologically-aware API, collaborating with biologists to deploy novel creative algorithms useful in the design of new proteins.

The digital infrastructure is part of a design/build/test loop that couples a finely tuned software architecture with wet-lab mammalian synthetic biology. Serotiny is looking for our first backend developer who is excited to design novel software architectures for synthetic biology.

Role:

  • Collaborate with biologists to define and design a custom biologically-aware API
  • Explore machine-learning & other constraint solving strategies on novel data structures
  • We currently work in Go and Ember

Qualifications:

  • BS in CS and 3+ years professional industry experience
  • Experience with Go
  • Experience with API integration
  • Experience shipping a digital product
  • Flexibility and desire to work at the early stages of a startup

Perks:

  • Full health benefits
  • Budget to host and attend developer events
  • Opportunities to develop and publish open-source standards for synthetic biology
  • Opportunities to architect and deploy novel data structures for use in biology

Software Engineer - Full-stack
San Francisco, CA, Full Time

Description:

This person will lead the deployment Serotiny’s digital infrastructure, developing custom systems, interfaces, and other tools to provide biologists insight into their own data.

The infrastructure is part of a design/build/test loop that couples a finely tuned software architecture with wet-lab mammalian synthetic biology. Serotiny is looking for our first full-stack engineer who is excited to design novel software for synthetic biology.

Role:

  • Collaborate with biologists to design and deploy a custom software, interfaces & tools for biological design
  • Invent, integrate and ensure accessibility of novel software services used by our biologists
  • We currently work in Go and Ember

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years professional industry experience
  • Experience with REST APIs & javascript frameworks
  • Experience shipping a digital product
  • Flexibility and desire to work at the early stages of a startup

Perks:

  • Full health benefits
  • Budget to host and attend developer events
  • Opportunities to develop and publish open-source standards for synthetic biology
  • Opportunities to architect and deploy novel interfaces & services for use in biology