Company Summary

Flagship Labs 97 Inc. (FL97) is a privately held, early-stage company pioneering the application of artificial intelligence to transform all science. Our Physical Sciences effort is developing a novel AI and data-driven approach to materials discovery and development to accelerate the transition to a sustainable economy.

FL97 was founded by Flagship Pioneering, an innovation enterprise that conceives, creates, resources, and builds companies that invent breakthrough technologies to transform health care, agriculture, and sustainability. Flagship has created over 100 groundbreaking companies since 2000, including Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA), Generate Biomedicines, Tessera Therapeutics, Indigo Ag, Inari Agriculture, and Sana Biotechnology.

The Role

FL97 is seeking a dedicated and skilled (Sr.) Automation Engineer to join our team. While some experience is valuable, we prioritize candidates with a deep enthusiasm for our mission. You will be part of an agile, cross-functional team responsible for enabling efforts to help assist method development & implement automation in our R&D space. Alongside biologists, machine learning scientists, software developers, and engineers, you will work to build and automate AI-driven processes.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Design, refine, and evaluate automated workflows on platforms like Hamilton and Lynx to meet bench scientists' needs.
  • Partner with bench scientists to translate experimental requirements into efficient automated processes and provide training for smooth technology adoption.
  • Propose novel solutions for traditionally difficult to automate processes and methods.
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with other Automation Engineers to proactively troubleshoot hardware and software issues.
  • Create tools and asynchronous methods like digital guides and AI help desks to enable users to troubleshoot automation equipment issues independently.
  • Stay up to date on lab automation advancements and integrate new technologies to enhance lab capabilities and throughput.
  • Maintain detailed documentation of all processes and ensure adherence to safety and quality standards.

At FL97 and at Flagship, we recognize there is no perfect candidate. If you have some of the experience listed above but not all, please apply anyway. Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. We are dedicated to building diverse and inclusive teams and look forward to learning more about your unique background.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, or C++, and scripting languages like JavaScript.
  • Experience with simulation software like MATLAB, Simulink, or AnyLogic, and 3D modeling and graphics tools like AutoCAD, SolidWorks, or Blender.
  • Specific domain knowledge of biotech lab processes, biological systems, and regulatory standards.

Working at FL97, you would have access to advanced technology in the areas of:

  • AI experimental design and simulation
  • Automated liquid handling and instrumentation
  • Generative molecular design

About Flagship

Flagship Pioneering is a bioplatform innovation company that invents and builds platform companies, each with the potential for multiple products that transform human health or sustainability. Since its launch in 2000, Flagship has originated and fostered more than 100 scientific ventures, resulting in more than $90 billion in aggregate value. Many of the companies Flagship has founded have addressed humanity’s most urgent challenges: vaccinating billions of people against COVID-19, curing intractable diseases, improving human health, preempting illness, and feeding the world by improving the resiliency and sustainability of agriculture.  Flagship has been recognized twice on FORTUNE’s “Change the World” list, an annual ranking of companies that have made a positive social and environmental impact through activities that are part of their core business strategies, and has been twice named to Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. Learn more about Flagship at www.flagshippioneering.com.

Flagship Pioneering and our ecosystem companies are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

At Flagship, we recognize there is no perfect candidate. If you have some of the experience listed above but not all, please apply anyway. Experience comes in many forms, skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. We are dedicated to building diverse and inclusive teams and look forward to learning more about your unique background.

Recruitment & Staffing Agencies: Flagship Pioneering and its affiliated Flagship Lab companies (collectively, “FSP”) do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to FSP or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Flagship Pioneering’s internal Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of FSP, and FSP will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.

 

 

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