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Benchling

Benchling

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024

Biotechnology is rewriting life as we know it, from the medicines we take, to the crops we grow, the materials we wear, and the household goods that we rely on every day. But moving at the new speed of science requires better technology.

Benchling’s mission is to unlock the power of biotechnology. The world’s most innovative biotech companies use Benchling’s R&D Cloud to power the development of breakthrough products and accelerate time to milestone and market.

Come help us bring modern software to modern science.

ROLE OVERVIEW

Benchling is on a mission to accelerate the pace of life sciences research and development. To do that, we build a suite of tools that scientists use daily to solve humanity's most pressing problems. The tools we build must be optimized to make scientists more efficient in their work, across a broad spectrum of research, development, and manufacturing tasks.

Developer Productivity is a crucial function that empowers our engineers to excel in their craft. Your role will be pivotal in creating tools and frameworks that enhance developer experience, enabling our engineering teams to efficiently deliver high quality products. By understanding the unique challenges developers face and crafting solutions to streamline their workflows, you'll play a key role in driving innovation and fulfilling Benchling’s mission.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own projects end-to-end, from initial design, to prototype, to large-scale rollout.
  • Design, implement, and extend frontend frameworks and architecture. We build and operate one of the largest, richest React applications out there and power complex scientific analyses.
  • Design and implement Backend for Frontend patterns that support several complex scientific workflows.
  • Build and implement tooling for efficient, frictionless local and remote development.
  • Work closely with product managers, designers, and peers in engineering to make Benchling a delightful place to develop software..
  • Help rapidly scale our product and team. As a member of the engineering team, you'll be an integral part of how we mature our tooling, best practices, engineering processes, and hiring.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • You have 4+ years of experience in software engineering.
  • Build software with a product-first approach. You ship code quickly and care about the real world impact of your code.
  • Expertise with at least one web framework, preferably node or python. .
  • Have strong abilities in problem solving and iterating on feedback.
  • Enjoy ownership and building key pieces of product.
  • Have empathy for your customers and curiosity about their challenges.
  • Are interested in learning more about life science (prior knowledge is not required; desire to learn is a must).
  • Willing to work onsite in our SF or Boston office 3 days a week.

SALARY RANGE

Benchling takes a market-based approach to pay. The candidate's starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, interview performance, and work location. For this role the base salary range is $177,735 to $240,465.

To help you determine which zone applies to your location, please see this resource. If you have questions regarding a specific location's zone designation, please contact a recruiter for additional information.

Total Compensation includes the following:
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Broad range of medical, dental, and vision plans for employees and their dependents
  • Fertility healthcare and family-forming benefits
  • Four months of fully paid parental leave
  • 401(k) + Employer Match
  • Commuter benefits for in-office employees and a generous home office set up stipend for remote employees
  • Mental health benefits, including therapy and coaching, for employees and their dependents
  • Monthly Wellness stipend
  • Learning and development stipend
  • Generous and flexible vacation
  • Company-wide Summer & Winter holiday shutdown
  • Sabbaticals for 5-year and 10-year anniversaries

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Benchling welcomes everyone.

We believe diversity enriches our team so we hire people with a wide range of identities, backgrounds, and experiences.

We are an equal opportunity employer. That means we don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.