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Transcriptic (YC W15) | Backend, Full-stack engineers, Designers | Menlo Park, CA | https://transcriptic.com | FULL TIME; ONSITE Transcriptic is turning life science into an information technology by creating a fully automated cloud wet lab. Scientists anywhere can define and (reproducibly!) run experiments over the internet on-demand and without investing up-front in a lab facility.

The Transcriptic Common Lab Environment (TCLE) takes Autoprotocol (http://autoprotocol.org/), a high-level JSON description of a biological protocol, and executes it on our custom-built robotic workcells. The protocols we handle routinely involve solving constraint programming models with thousands of variables and constraints in order to find the best plan that fulfills the scientist's biological intent.

Scientists manage their experiments through our web application or via our API. We provide a single platform that controls scientific devices from many vendors in a unified way, and an interface to control our automated labs.

Backend engineer (scheduling): https://www.transcriptic.com/hiring/?gh_jid=1092746 Full-stack engineer (web): https://www.transcriptic.com/hiring/?gh_jid=1236117 Front end engineer (web): https://www.transcriptic.com/hiring/?gh_jid=1535939

Tech stack includes: Linux, Scala, RabbitMQ, Rails, Typescript, React, Ansible, Postgres

Benefits include: full medical/dental/vision insurance; catered lunch and dinner, and a fully stocked kitchen; flexible vacation policy; 401(k) with matching; gym and commuter reimbursement; and education reimbursement up to $3,000/year.




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