CareersWant to change the world?
Harder problems, better consistency, faster results: the automation team’s fleet of machines and robots are where Zymergen’s science happens. Our work enables biologists, chemists, and materials scientists to make impossible experiments possible. Touching nearly every corner of the company, this diverse team houses biologists, programmers, mechanical and electrical designers, tech writers and trainers, equipment maintainers, and many other creative and multidisciplinary engineers.
and Client Services
Standing at the forefront of our business pipeline, this team often works directly with the world’s most influential companies across a range of industries. Having a background in business, science, or both, team members creatively partner with customers to bring to market breakthrough products. We manage projects, identify problems, mitigate risks, and carry our story across internal teams, clients, and stakeholders.
Scientists are at the creative core of Zymergen’s technology. Whether in the lab synthesizing a novel molecule, commercializing a new idea with business development, or designing a new experimental process with an automation engineer, this team’s technical, creative, and collaborative skills are called upon every day.
As the largest and most technically diverse department, we include fermentation scientists, microbiologists, organic and polymer chemists, molecular and synthetic biologists, metabolic engineers, and analytical chemists—united by our love of science and an unshakeable belief that together we can turn magic into reality.
(Finance, HR, Legal, Marketing, Admin)
The Zymergen community is full of life—this team’s goal is to cultivate and make it grow. The people we support are the world’s brightest, and the products we create are the world’s best. Our teams enable them to succeed. A diverse and dynamic team passionate about all things Zymergen, we always strive for improvement, never settle for the status quo, and inspire everyone in our company to realize their potential.
This team provides Zymergen with the technology tools and business intelligence to perform its best. We work to understand business needs and provide solutions, maintaining a sophisticated suite of enterprise applications integrated and in optimal form. Technology is integrated into every part of our business and is vital to our success. We equip our teams with the tools they need to re-invent the way products are built.
With a diverse mix of labs and offices across multiple cities and locations, this team rises to the challenge to create inspiring work environments, a shared sense of culture, and innovation-sparking spaces. We are passionate about our company and compassionate for our employees’ well-being, fueled by the purpose of creating vibrant and collaborative spaces as unique as our products.
This team’s work drives our products to market and improves the Zymergen platform, its inputs, and the products that follow. It takes independent thinking, a curiosity for cutting-edge bio-manufacturing, and exceptional collaboration skills to build supply chains for products never before made. We have a variety of industrial backgrounds, and our leadership has rich expertise in bringing products to market at the world’s most advanced manufacturing companies.
This team draws from the world’s biggest chemical catalog—nature—to create superior products and materials across agriculture, electronics, personal care, and beyond. We are motivated by a passion to create product breakthroughs that are better for business, people, and the planet by using novel building blocks inspired by nature.
This team works with the most robust fermentation platform and scale-up processes in the world, applying their expertise to bio-manufacture the products of tomorrow. As every new material presents a different fermentation challenge, we dig into all parts of the development and manufacturing process, working from plate to bench scale, from pilot to commercial scale. This team taps into data-based decision-making, leveraging new technologies to optimize workflows while building a culture of safety, respect, and excellence.
This team sits at the center of our commercial and technical teams, driving the development of products that meet emerging market needs. We integrate science, technology, and business, and ensure programs and transitions run smoothly. We catalyze cross-functional teams to set goals, hit milestones, and to implement new technologies. Working hand in hand with our internal teams and external partners, we ensure everyone works as one to bring transformational products to market.
and Data Science
These teams work together to solve new problems in new ways. Integrating programming skills, statistical expertise, bioinformatics knowledge, and a constant willingness to learn from each other, we develop custom solutions that fuel our science. From building infrastructure, developing novel tools and systems, or delivering data insights, this interdisciplinary team delivers solutions to our internal stakeholders of scientists and engineers. We look for people with strong computer science or math backgrounds and a passion for our science.
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