Software Ninja (Special Ops)

Redwood City, California, United States Full-time

Synthego is searching for a Software Engineer to work closely with our Executive and Software Engineering teams on special ops software projects.  We are looking for someone that can automate processes, scrape data and hack efficient solutions.  

You will predominantly work independently on various assignments and have access to incredible mentorship.



  • Optimize features relating to internal and external software applications
  • Automate workflows, manual tasks and special projects
  • Internally organize, scape, and analyze data
  • Run scripts in Python



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 2 to 3+ years of experience working in a non academic setting developing code
  • 2+ years of experience with Python
  • 1+ years of experience with JavaScript
  • Familiarity with Django and AngularJS
  • Sample codes and cool side projects you can showcase
  • Strong desire to work in a fast-paced, collaborative start-up environment
  • You are hardcore


Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience with NoSQL and RDBMS
  • Fluency with Linux
  • Startup experience


Company Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive salary 
  • Generous equity at an early stage company
  • Robust medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k Plan
  • Fully stocked kitchen and snacks
  • Free catered lunches and dinners




Synthego is turning molecular biology into an information science. We're building hardware facilities that abstract biological syntheses and research into software.

Our vision is to bring automation to genome engineering, enabling scientists to run their own fully-automated laboratory at low cost, performing millions of controlled, repeatable experiments per day without human error.

Founded by former SpaceX engineers, Synthego is a leading provider of genome engineering solutions. The company’s flagship product, CRISPRevolution, is a portfolio of synthetic RNA designed for CRISPR genome editing and research.

We are venture backed by Founders Fund, Menlo Ventures, 8VC, and WI Harper.


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