Software Infrastructure Engineer

Twist BioScience
Job Location
455 Mission Bay Boulevard South
San Francisco, CA 94158
Job Description


We are looking for a Software Infrastructure Engineer that will help design and implement the systems that manage our operational data.  Working with our software and data teams you will design data models that fit our process, choose optimal solutions to support our infrastructure and, most importantly, implement those solutions in a complex environment that handles multiple real-world products flowing through a variety of robotic instruments, over two manufacturing sites.


  • Design, select, build, and maintain scalable data management systems
  • Collaborate with biologists and software engineers in the development of data models
  • Implement ETL processes
  • Monitor and improve data quality, integrity, and reliability, and advise any necessary infrastructure changes
  • Identify and implement opportunities for data acquisition
  • Employ a variety of languages and tools (e.g. scripting languages) to marry systems together


  • 4+ years experience in pharma/biotech, or experience with biology/chemistry data 
  • Bachelors or Masters in Engineering or related
  • Python programming
  • Database architectures
  • Relational databases (Postgres)
  • NoSQL-based technologies (MongoDB)
  • Cloud storage infrastructures
  • ETL processes
  • Proficient in distributed computing principles
  • Highly organized, attentive, and pragmatic
  • Must be comfortable working in a company environment with rapidly evolving needs, responsibilities and expectations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Respectful and open to others’ views; contribute to building an awesome workplace

Preferred Skills:

  • Exposure to molecular biology is highly desirable
  • Collaboration with biologists, chemists, or hardware engineers to organize data collection
How to Apply
About Our Organization

About Twist Bioscience

At Twist Bioscience, our expertise is accelerating science and innovation by leveraging the power of scale. We have developed a proprietary semiconductor-based synthetic DNA manufacturing process featuring a 10,000-well high throughput silicon platform capable of producing synthetic biology tools, including genes, oligonucleotide pools and variant libraries. By synthesizing DNA on silicon instead of on traditional 96-well plastic plates, our platform overcomes the current inefficiencies of synthetic DNA production, and enables cost-effective, rapid, high-quality and high throughput synthetic gene production, which in turn, expedites the design, build, test cycle to enable personalized medicines, pharmaceuticals, sustainable chemical production, improved agriculture production, diagnostics, biodetection and data storage. For more information, please visit Twist Bioscience is on Twitter. Sign up to follow our Twitter feed @TwistBioscience at

Twist Bioscience is an equal opportunity employer.

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