Senior Automation Engineer

San Francisco, CA

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Our client is seeking a Senior Automation Engineer on the West Coast!

Our client is a pioneer in the food testing industry, with a concentration in food testing, robotics, and cloud- based analytics. They are constantly pushing new ideas through clinical research trials and next-gen turnkey diagnostics. This position will offer exposure in the food testing industry, as well as opportunities to capitalize on the new era of food safety technologies.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Design, implementation testing, and support of multi-device integrated systems
  • Work with software engineering on-device software management
  • Develop, optimize, and troubleshoot complex workflows
  • Serve as the main technical liaison for device and instrument vendors
  • Work closely with development team, key stakeholders, and product and quality team
  • Assist in the translation of benchtop SOP’s into automated processes
  • Deliver customer-facing products and provide post-launch product support



  • BS in Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, or related field
  • 6+ years process engineering and development of automated systems experience
  • Leadership experience in cross functional projects
  • Experience using Hamilton Venus
  • Knowledge in nucleic acid manipulation, modification, and amplification
  • Experience in process improvement