Transforming how molecular biology
translates to human health, personalized
medicine and synthetic biology.

our history
DNA Script believes in engineering biology to accelerate breakthroughs in life science and human health.
DNA Script was created to revolutionize DNA write with enzymes. Our core R&D efforts have produced innovations in enzyme engineering, surface and nucleotide chemistries, and instrumentation.  The integration of these innovations has resulted in SYNTAXTM, the world’s first benchtop DNA printer powered by enzymatic technology. With continued advancement and innovation, we believe DNA Script’s enzymatic DNA synthesis technology is poised to become the engine of genomics research as well as personalized medicine. 
our team

We’re science-driven thinkers, makers, dreamers and do-ers.

Founders
Thomas Ybert, PhD Co-Founder and CEO
Sylvain Gariel Co-Founder and COO
Xavier Godron Co-Founder and CTO
Meet the DNA Script team
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Board & Investors

Board Members
Thomas Ybert, PhD Co-Founder and CEO
Sylvain Gariel Co-Founder and COO
Joachim Rothe LSP
Nick Naclerio Illumina Ventures
Josko Bobanovic Sofinnova Partners
Philippe Peltier Kurma Partners
Paul MacEwan Independent Board Member
Heiner Dreismann Independent Board Member
Laurent Higueret Board Observer
Joey Mason Board Observer
values
We’re looking for great individuals who are committed to our company values.

Excellence

Take responsibility for your work. Aim to act, do and behave with the goal of reaching the unreachable.


Transparency

Give sincere, reliable and trustworthy information. Bring objective facts, no matter how they look.


Benevolence

Create a positive environment for everyone. Be supportive to the team, the company and your colleagues.

careers
We are synthesizing a technology revolution. Join us.
General & Administration

La mission

DNA Script recherche un(e) Assistant(e) Ressources Humaines afin de renforcer l’équipe Corporate et d’accompagner la Responsable Ressources Humaines dans les missions suivantes pour les bureaux français et US :

Responsabilités

Recrutement :

  • Rédiger et publier les offres d’emploi
  • Sourcing des candidats
  • Centraliser les candidatures sur notre ATS
  • Construction d’un pool de candidats potentiels
  • Organiser les processus de recrutement et suivre les candidatures

Intégration des nouveaux collaborateurs :

  • Préparer les sessions d’onboarding
  • Réaliser un benchmark des pratiques innovantes en matière d’intégration
  • Améliorer le dispositif et les outils d’onboarding

Gestion administrative du personnel :

  • Rédiger les contrats, attestations et avenants
  • Suivre les périodes d’essai, le temps de travail, les congés et la paie de l’équipe
  • Lancer les procédures de visa et assurer un suivi régulier avec les salariés
  • Mettre à jour les dossiers du personnel (arrêts maladie, visa, visite médicale, etc.)

Formations :

  • Réaliser les demandes de prise en charge des formations auprès de l’OPCO
  • Recueillir les besoins, inscrire les collaborateurs et suivre les formations en cours
  • Participer aux actions de communication pour promouvoir et faire vivre la plateforme de formation en place
  • Piloter les formations via la plateforme de formations et mettre à jour les indicateurs
  • Réaliser un benchmark des pratiques innovantes en matière de formations

Projets transverses RH :

  • Mettre à jour les outils de communication RH (livret d’accueil, réseaux sociaux, site carrière, articles de communication)
  • Organiser des événements pour promouvoir la vie d’entreprise (séminaire, dîners, etc.)
  • Préparer les supports pour les présentations des réunions CSE et HSE
  • Réaliser un benchmark des pratiques innovantes en matière de marque employeur
  • Réaliser un benchmark des pratiques en matière de salaire et participer à l’implémentation d’une grille salariale

Expériences et compétences

  • Diplômé(e) d’une école de commerce ou d’une université avec une spécialisation RH
  • Première expérience en Ressources Humaines (recrutement, formation ou administratif) appréciée
  • Bonne connaissance du droit du travail français
  • Vous êtes proactif/ve, autonome et vous possédez un excellent relationnel
  • Rigoureux/se, polyvalent(e) et force de proposition
  • Excellente qualité d’organisation et d’adaptation
  • Maîtrise des logiciels informatiques de bureautique (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Bonne maitrise de l’anglais
  • Mindset start up apprécié

Informations diverses

  • Poste base au Kremlin-Bicêtre (Paris)
  • Contrat : CDI
  • Début : ASAP

Contact : vb@dnascript.co

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The Role

We are looking for an experienced Product Development Program Manager for a variety of projects within DNA Script’s rapidly growing and cutting-edge product portfolio. The Program Manager will develop budgets/timelines for projects, manage resources, and as well as drive development projects varying in size and complexity from Concept through Commercialization. The PM will interface with internal and external partners to achieve project goals, milestones, and timelines. The ideal candidate must be a skilled team leader with strong negotiation and influencing skills, with the ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks in parallel, and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Provide management and leadership skills to drive execution on project goals for a portfolio of projects.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to create, execute and communicate overall project plans (scope, schedule, staffing plans, quality, risk management, budget, and procurement) and revise them appropriately to meet changing project needs and requirements.
  • Identify needs for changes to plan and communicate them to the team and stakeholders to ensure program goals are in alignment with business objectives.
  • Introduce, champion, and educate stakeholders (company-wide) on phase (or stage-gate) methodologies and drive best practices.
  • Organize and lead routine phase (or stage- gate) reviews with an executive approval committee.
  • Identify and resolve or escalate program issues, facilitate tradeoff decisions, and remove obstacles.
  • Ensure product development efforts adhere to internal processes and design control standards.
  • Continuously analyze and manage risks to enable successful project completion.
  • Define and optimize project management and development processes, methodologies, and tools to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Apply best practices and knowledge of internal/external business challenges to improve products.
  • Manage cross-functional resources, project timelines and project budgets required to successfully drive projects and initiatives.

Requirements

  • Have a passion for commercializing platforms that are at the leading-edge innovation in life science.
  • Bachelor’s degree and or post graduate degree in Life Sciences, Engineering, or related field.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience leading multiple complex programs from design to delivery.
  • Formal PMP certificate from an accredited program.
  • At least 5 years demonstrated experience in product development.
  • Sound grasps of the key business drivers and considerations in the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device and /or life science industries.
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills with a proven ability to effectively build relationships and achieve consensus across a wide range of functions and constituents despite natural tensions between those functions (e.g. Marketing vs. RnD).
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and achieve results by influence alone.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative skills; detail-oriented with ability to see the big picture and to work effectively at both high and detailed levels.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% domestic and internationally.

Preferably

  • Start-up mind-set is strongly preferred; demonstrated by participation in one
  • Experience managing a life science system program involving a hardware and software platform as well as reagent kits
  • Understanding of the new product introduction and product lifecycle management processes.

Miscellaneous

  • Job location: South San Francisco, US or Paris, France.
  • Requires travel among DNA Script corporate offices and client sites throughout US and Europe.
  • Start date: Q1 2021
  • Contact: hiring@dnascript.co
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The Role

We are seeking a Sales Executive in the West coast of US for a field sales-based position responsible for the territory sales plan. The Territory Account Manager will have strong technical knowledge in Molecular biology applications and will demonstrate technical credibility to effectively consult with customers to influence key decisions on technology and product choices. Strong business acumen is required to build successful account and territory plans and translate territory strategy into business results. The ideal candidate will have a strong history of account relationships with key thought leaders in the Next Gen Sequencing, PCR, qPCR and Sanger Sequencing space.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates technical credibility to consult with customers on technology solutions.
  • Demonstrates funnel management skills with strong hunting/prospecting and closing skills.
  • Commitment to rigorous territory planning, market knowledge, both accurate and timely forecasting.
  • Develops and manages to a business plan to meet or exceed business goals for the territory.
  • Understands scientific project needs and business needs of the customer to win the business.
  • Consistently and accurately manages sales process including sales forecasting, pipeline management, and sales tracking using the CRM system and other designated IT tools.
  • Develops and maintains current knowledge of genetic analysis markets, products, and buying practices required to effectively compete in the assigned territory.
  • Utilizes product and application knowledge across the genetic analysis portfolio to successfully conduct selling presentations.
  • Assists in the identification and recruitment of new salespeople as required.
  • Ensure that customers are fully satisfied.
  • Represent the company professionally, ethically, and morally at all times.

Requirements

  • Start-up mind-set.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related field; or the equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years sales experience in Life Science, with capital equipment experience.
  • Strong desire to win business and establish long term customer relationships.
  • Extensive knowledge of Molecular biology techniques.
  • Ability to travel as needed to be successful in this field-based role.

Nice to have skills & background:

  • A Master’s or PhD degree is desirable.
  • Key account management experience a plus

Miscellaneous

  • Job location: West Coast US, preference in San Francisco bay area
  • Requires travel among DNA Script corporate offices and client sites throughout Western US
  • Start date: Q2 2021
  • Contact: kfe@dnascript.co
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The Role

We are seeking a Territory Account Manager based on the East Coast, US for a field sales-based position responsible for the territory sales plan. The Sales Executive will have strong technical knowledge in Molecular biology applications and will demonstrate technical credibility to effectively consult with customers to influence key decisions on technology and product choices. Strong business acumen is required to build successful account and territory plans and translate territory strategy into business results. The ideal candidate will have a strong history of account relationships with key thought leaders in the Next Gen Sequencing, PCR, qPCR and Sanger Sequencing space.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates technical credibility to consult with customers on technology solutions.
  • Demonstrates funnel management skills with strong hunting/prospecting and closing skills.
  • Commitment to rigorous territory planning, market knowledge, both accurate and timely forecasting.
  • Develops and manages to a business plan to meet or exceed business goals for the territory.
  • Understands scientific project needs and business needs of the customer to win the business.
  • Consistently and accurately manages sales process including sales forecasting, pipeline management, and sales tracking through the use of the CRM system and other designated IT tools.
  • Develops and maintains current knowledge of genetic analysis markets, products, and buying practices required to effectively compete in the assigned territory.
  • Utilizes product and application knowledge across the genetic analysis portfolio to successfully conduct selling presentations.
  • Assists in the identification and recruitment of new salespeople as required.
  • Ensure that customers are fully satisfied.
  • Represent the company professionally, ethically and morally at all times.

Requirements

  • Start-up mind-set.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related field; or the equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years sales experience in Life Science, with capital equipment experience.
  • Strong desire to win business and establish long term customer relationships.
  • Extensive knowledge of Molecular biology techniques.
  • Ability to travel as needed to be successful in this field-based role.

Nice to have skills & background:

  • A Master’s or PhD degree is desirable.
  • Key account management experience a plus

Miscellaneous

  • Job location: East Coast US, preference in North East
  • Requires travel among DNA Script corporate offices and client sites throughout the east coast US
  • Start date: Q2 2021
  • Contact: kfe@dnascript.co
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Mission

Nous recherchons un(e) contrôleur de gestion afin de renforcer l’équipe Corporate (Administratif, Finance, Comptabilité et RH) de DNA Script. Vous travaillerez en étroite collaboration avec le Finance Manager et l’équipe de management sur tous les aspects financiers de la société et de sa filiale aux US.

Responsabilités

  • Participer à l’élaboration du budget annuel avec le Finance Manager
  • Assurer le suivi mensuel du budget pour chacune des équipes de DNA Script et les accompagner pour respecter celui-ci
  • Participer à la mise en place du process de Ventes et au lancement commercial de SYNTAX, la première imprimant à ADN commercialisé par DNA Script en 2021
  • Superviser le suivi des comptes Clients
  • Superviser les clôtures mensuelles, trimestrielles et annuelles des comptes en collaboration avec notre comptable et notre assistante administrative pour la société mère française et la filiale aux US
  • Superviser la consolidation des comptes
  • Réaliser les analyses de performance de l’entreprises en lien avec la clôture des comptes (analyse des sales,des opex et des écarts au budget)
  • Contribuer à la production des documents utilisés dans le cadre de nos Boards d’investisseurs
  • Supeviser le suivi de la Trésorerie (analyse des projections produites par notre comptable et validation des paiements)
  • Être un interlocuteur privilégié pour nos auditeurs et experts comptables en France et aux US
  • Contribuer à l’amélioration de notre contrôle interne par le design, la rédaction et la mise en place de nouveaux process
  • Prendre une part active dans le déploiement de notre ERP

Qualifications et expérience

  • Diplôme d’Ecole de Commerce ou Master en Finance d’Entreprise
  • 2 ans minimum d’expérience professionnelle
  • Expérience en cabinet d’audit appréciée
  • Maîtrise des logiciels informatiques de bureautique (Word, Excel, Power Point) et de traitement comptable et fiscal
  • Bonne connaissance des normes comptables françaises et internationales (IAS/IFRS/US GAAP)
  • Bonne connaissance des normes juridiques (droit des sociétés, du travail et social), fiscales et comptables
  • Anglais courant (équipe internationale)
  • Connaissance de NetSuite / Oracle est un plus
  • Bonne gestion du stress 
  • Grande rigueur, souci du détail et du respect des délais
  • Excellente qualité d’organisation et d’adaptation au changement
  • Capacité à être polyvalent
  • Aptitude à travailler en autonomie et en transverse sur des sujets variés
  • Excellente communication écrite et verbale
  • Appétence pour les sciences de la vie

Informations diverses

  • Poste basé au Kremlin-Bicêtre (94) – Ile de France – sortie métro ligne 7
  • Date d’embauche : dès que possible
  • Contrat : CDI à plein temps
  • Rémunération : à définir selon expérience
  • Contact : tle@dnascript.co et hiring@dnascript.co
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Opportunity and Challenges

We are looking to assemble a team of best-in-class, innovative and passionately impatient people.  We want to gather their talents and skills to achieve one goal: unlock the power of “DNA-write.” We offer the opportunity of joining a dynamic, international, and highly skilled team in a pioneering startup. Our DNA On Demand platform not only has the potential to change the way the world makes and uses synthetic DNA, but also to accelerate the rate of discovery by delivering upon the promise of same-day results.

This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company and to have a large impact on developing a technology that will have far-reaching impact across biological sciences.    

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Marketing Communications Manager who can be our messaging “conductor” and develop communications from ground zero. You will own the development of the strategic messaging and direct the tactical integration of our brand and product messaging in communications across all media necessary to achieve our sales objectives. You will drive the communications roadmap, with a strong focus on digital marketing, that maximizes the reach of our products & services and delivers on our growth expectations. This is a mission critical role on the Commercial team that requires collaboration with team members in Marketing, Sales, Product Development and senior management. We’re looking for the leader who can bring together the essential elements of our brand in all of our product focused and corporate communications.  You will be the visionary, drive the tempo and harmonize our communications to deliver success.

Responsibilities

  • Direct and execute corporate and product marketing communications acting as brand champion; own messaging across all media channels.
  • Own corporate and product messaging, gain buy-in across leadership, and deploy consistently across channels. Periodically review and modify to address applicable market audiences.
  • Lead and develop go-to-market plans for new product introductions by ensuring consistent      messaging and positioning, and coordinate execution across communication media channels and      sales training     .
  • Drive & execute product marketing programs and campaigns to accelerate adoption of our platforms through strong partnerships with product management, applications, and sales.
  • Develop, budget, monitor, and evaluate the success of campaigns for optimization and continued effectiveness; determine ROI.
  • Formulate and drive digital strategy and content roadmap to transform and maximize reach, from ideation through execution and implementation.
  • Proactively identify, execute, and refresh content strategies to generate awareness, demand, and improved customer experience and conversion.
  • Own and manage digital marketing assets; build a collateral portfolio for digital, virtual & print interactions.
  • Collaborate with Product Management and Applications to develop and produce awareness & education materials for market outreach & expansion.
  • Direct and manage consultants, freelancers, agencies in multiple countries.
  • Develop product packaging in line with brand.
  • Direct PR/IR programs to establish company as leader to attract investors, customers, and employees.
  • Own marketing campaign management and data capture within the CRM system.

Requirements

  • Have a passion for commercializing platforms that are game-changing and require an audience behavioral shift
  • Proven experience in building communications and assets across marketing channels/media from ground zero
  • Experienced with investor communications; IPO experience a plus
  • Experienced in global product launches or specific programs and campaigns to support corporate & commercial strategy
  • Have the drive and initiative to learn new skills and can demonstrate complete ownership of assigned marketing campaigns and programs
  • Creative thinker and can help establish new frontiers in how we communicate with prospects, customers, investors, be unafraid to re-draw the box, etc.
  • Ability to convert complex technical concepts and product capabilities into crisp messages on benefits for the target audience
  • Effectiveness in building relationships with key stakeholders necessary for collaboration at all levels and influence without authority. Gain alignment and achieve results by power of influence alone
  • BA/BS degree in marketing or equivalent, preferably with background in Biological Sciences
  • 10+ years of marketing experience in a similar position within the life science industry.
  • Strong writing & graphic design appreciation skills are required for this role; must demonstrate proven experience in writing digital content, technical writing, and copywriting as well as knowing when the right picture or graphic will speak more effectively. .
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to present technical presentation in sales trainings, small groups and customers.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% domestic and international.

Preferably

  • Start-up mind-set and experience  is strongly preferred.
  • Experienced across the marketing continuum
  • Understanding of the new product introduction and product lifecycle management processes
  • Account, vendor, or project management experience

Miscellaneous

  • Job location: South San Francisco, US or Paris, France
  • Requires travel among DNA Script corporate offices and client sites throughout US and Europe.
  • Start date: Q1 2021

Contact: hiring@dnascript.co

Apply now

Opportunity and Challenges

We are looking to assemble a team of best-in-class, innovative and passionately impatient people.  We want to gather their talents and skills to achieve one goal: unlock the power of “DNA-write.” We offer the opportunity of joining a dynamic, international, and highly skilled team in a pioneering startup. Our DNA On Demand platform not only has the potential to change the way the world makes and uses synthetic DNA, but also to accelerate the rate of discovery by delivering upon the promise of same-day results.

This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company and to have a large impact on developing a technology that will have far-reaching impact across biological sciences.    

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Marketing Communications Manager who can be our messaging “conductor” and develop communications from ground zero. You will own the development of the strategic messaging and direct the tactical integration of our brand and product messaging in communications across all media necessary to achieve our sales objectives. You will drive the communications roadmap, with a strong focus on digital marketing, that maximizes the reach of our products & services and delivers on our growth expectations. This is a mission critical role on the Commercial team that requires collaboration with team members in Marketing, Sales, Product Development and senior management. We’re looking for the leader who can bring together the essential elements of our brand in all of our product focused and corporate communications.  You will be the visionary, drive the tempo and harmonize our communications to deliver success.

Responsibilities

  • Direct and execute corporate and product marketing communications acting as brand champion; own messaging across all media channels.
  • Own corporate and product messaging, gain buy-in across leadership, and deploy consistently across channels. Periodically review and modify to address applicable market audiences.
  • Lead and develop go-to-market plans for new product introductions by ensuring consistent      messaging and positioning, and coordinate execution across communication media channels and      sales training     .
  • Drive & execute product marketing programs and campaigns to accelerate adoption of our platforms through strong partnerships with product management, applications, and sales.
  • Develop, budget, monitor, and evaluate the success of campaigns for optimization and continued effectiveness; determine ROI.
  • Formulate and drive digital strategy and content roadmap to transform and maximize reach, from ideation through execution and implementation.
  • Proactively identify, execute, and refresh content strategies to generate awareness, demand, and improved customer experience and conversion.
  • Own and manage digital marketing assets; build a collateral portfolio for digital, virtual & print interactions.
  • Collaborate with Product Management and Applications to develop and produce awareness & education materials for market outreach & expansion.
  • Direct and manage consultants, freelancers, agencies in multiple countries.
  • Develop product packaging in line with brand.
  • Direct PR/IR programs to establish company as leader to attract investors, customers, and employees.
  • Own marketing campaign management and data capture within the CRM system.

Requirements

  • Have a passion for commercializing platforms that are game-changing and require an audience behavioral shift
  • Proven experience in building communications and assets across marketing channels/media from ground zero
  • Experienced with investor communications; IPO experience a plus
  • Experienced in global product launches or specific programs and campaigns to support corporate & commercial strategy
  • Have the drive and initiative to learn new skills and can demonstrate complete ownership of assigned marketing campaigns and programs
  • Creative thinker and can help establish new frontiers in how we communicate with prospects, customers, investors, be unafraid to re-draw the box, etc.
  • Ability to convert complex technical concepts and product capabilities into crisp messages on benefits for the target audience
  • Effectiveness in building relationships with key stakeholders necessary for collaboration at all levels and influence without authority. Gain alignment and achieve results by power of influence alone
  • BA/BS degree in marketing or equivalent, preferably with background in Biological Sciences
  • 10+ years of marketing experience in a similar position within the life science industry.
  • Strong writing & graphic design appreciation skills are required for this role; must demonstrate proven experience in writing digital content, technical writing, and copywriting as well as knowing when the right picture or graphic will speak more effectively. .
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to present technical presentation in sales trainings, small groups and customers.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% domestic and international.

Preferably

  • Start-up mind-set and experience  is strongly preferred.
  • Experienced across the marketing continuum
  • Understanding of the new product introduction and product lifecycle management processes
  • Account, vendor, or project management experience

Miscellaneous

  • Job location: South San Francisco, US or Paris, France
  • Requires travel among DNA Script corporate offices and client sites throughout US and Europe.
  • Start date: Q1 2021

Contact: hiring@dnascript.co

Apply now

The role

DNA Script is looking for a talented patent attorney to join the legal department, in a role that is central and critical to support the development of the company.  The candidate will be responsible for (i) patent preparation and prosecution ; (ii) patent committee and idea sourcing ; and (iii) related and competitor IP monitoring. writing and filling patent applications, managing existing patent portfolio and track office actions, animating patent committee and monitoring new ideas and findings, monitoring competitive landscape and IP.

Responsibilities

  • Drafting and filling patent applications
  • Managing existing patent and applications portfolio, maintaining internal docket and track office actions
  • Overseeing IP advisors and outside patent attorneys involved in patent prosecution
  • Managing inventorship and ensuring proof of ownership of the company invention via assignments
  • leading and organizing patent committees and new invention related processes
  • Monitoring new ideas and finding generated by the organization
  • Organizing and lead the interaction with innovating stakeholders in the Company to gather new ideas and findings
  • Track and follow operational team work related to patent filling and prosecution
  • Monitoring competitive landscape and IP
  • Conduct freedom-to-operate studies on regular basis or on ad-hoc requests
  • Conduct IP landscape analysis as requested by management or operational activities
  • Sensitize and train operational teams on importance and processes of IP
  • Manage internal communication on IP related activities
  • Provide legal help/support with general agreements and contract upon requests

Qualifications and experience

Essential

  • Has a Juris Doctorate or equivalent
  • Has an advanced degree in Molecular Biology, Bioengineering, Molecular Genetics, Synthetic Biology, Microbiology,  or a related biotechnology-relevant discipline or an advanced degree in Organic Chemistry, Nucleic Acid Chemistry or related biochemistry-relevant discipline.
  • Cumulate 3-5 years of total prior legal experience including time at a top-tier law firm and/or pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries
  • Proven track record in drafting and prosecuting biotechnology-related patent applications
  • Experience in working with research and development teams and environment
  • Experience in managing, organizing or taking part in IP committee or relevant processes
  • Possess working knowledge of transactional, commercial, and intellectual property law
  • Can handle large volume of work on a prioritized basis
  • Has exceptional attention for detail and accuracy abilities. As well as the ability to set a course that is optimal for the company in the context of both ambiguity and complicated and conflicting priorities.
  • Strong interactive skills and collaborative attitude to work effectively in a team environment
  • Has excellent organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with the ability to ensure to stay in budget and time while communicating clearly to the rest of the management team.
  • Has the highest levels of personal honesty, integrity and commitment.

Desirable

  • Experience in the field of DNA such as DNA synthesis or DNA sequencing
  • Start-up/small company experience
  • International and preferably US experience or work for a US firm

Miscellaneous

  • Job located in Kremlin-Bicêtre (Paris area)
  • Start date: ASAP

Contact

vb@dnascript.co ; ty@dnascript.co

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Manufacturing Operations

Responsibilities

  • Review and analyses sales forecasts, historical sales trends and relevant statistical data to issue best supply and production plannings
  • Collaborate with Sales and Operations to improve forecasts, production planning and order delivery schedules, including capacity planning, level loading, material availability and ensuring appropriate inventory levels
  • Refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions. Evaluate sales forecasts accuracy
  • Drive supply planning to support all manufacturing activities
  • Validate purchasing requisitions generated and suggested by the ERP
  • Plan all manufacturing activities for French and US sites, taking into account priorities and cost effective planning and inventory levels
  • Manage warehouse utilization and inventory flow, and manage inbound and outbound deliveries
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures and processes. Seek to automate and improve processes to drive long term savings and efficiency
  • Develop subject matter expertise across select commodities to be able to anticipate, diversify and manage cost and supply volatility, capacity constraints or other supply chain impacts
  • Actively participate to ERP implementation and parameters setup
  • Maintain master data integrity in the ERP

Experience

  • The ideal candidate will have a tertiary degree in a technical or business-related discipline and at least 5+ years’ experience as a Procurement & Planning Manager within a regulated industry (Pharma, Medical Device …)
  • Experience working in Medical Device and/or Pharma industry
  • Experience with GMP regulated procedures and documentation
  • Detail oriented and meticulous attention to detail
  • Willingness to take/accept new responsibilities and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multidisciplinary teams

Miscellaneous

  • Job located in Paris area
  • Start date: Q1 2021
  • Contact: cma@dnascript.co
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The role

Become part of our Quality & Regulatory Team and help us in building Regulatory Compliance for European Union & USA.

Responsibilities

• To prepare Technical Files in compliance with IEC 61010-1, IEC 61010-2-012, IEC 61010-2-08, IEC 61326.

• To provide Support in preparing Technical Files in compliance with, RoHS and WEEE, and REACH.

• To provide Support in making compliance with Machinery Directives, Directive 2014/35/EU, Directive 98/79/CE, Regulation 2017-746.

• To prepare DOC (Declaration of Conformity) for self CE & compilation of technical file.

• To support in preparation of Risk Management File & Device Master Records in compliance with 21 CFR 820 & ISO 13485.

Qualifications and experiences

Essential

•             Bachelors’ or Masters’ Degree in Medical/Biotech Engineering, Pharmacy or equivalent.

•             3-5 Years of experience in Regulatory Affairs.

•             Experience in Preparing Technical File.

•             Familiarity with Post Market Surveillance & export submission is a plus.

•             Strong interpersonal skills.

•             Good command of the English language.

Miscellaneous

•             Job located in South San Francisco (USA)

•             Start date: ASAP

•            Contact: sps@dnascript.co

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The role

Become part of our Quality & Regulatory Team and help us in strengthening & building our Quality Management System.

Responsibilities

  • To handle Change Control Management for our SSF Office.
  • To provide Support in day-to-day Quality activities for our SSF office
  • To provide Support in integrating SSF Quality system inside e-QMS as & when needed.
  • Support the team when needed

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelors’ or Masters’ Degree in Engineering, Pharmacy or equivalent
  • 0-2 Years of experience preferably in QA/RA. 
  • Familiarity with Change Control Management
  • Familiarity with Document Management
  • Familiarity with Non-Conformity Management,
  • Familiarity with Supplier Audits & Internal Audits is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good command of the English language

Miscellaneous

  • Job located in South San Francisco (USA)
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contact: sps@dnascript.co
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The role

The Chemical Manufacturing Manager will be in charge of the internal production of nucleotides, one of the key reagents in DNA Script’s technology.

The candidate will show his experience in process manufacturing to ensure the production in large scale of high-quality nucleoside triphosphates that are involved in our breakthrough enzymatic DNA synthesis technology. The position will report to the Manufacturing Operations Director.

Your roles will be to:

(i) Build and manage the manufacturing team (3-4 people)

(ii) Ensure the production on time ensuring quality and quantity

Responsibilities

  • Build and manage a team of 3-4 technicians to complete projects according to established timelines
  • Participate to the design and construction of the new dedicated lab
  • Ensure full traceability within the new ERP system
  • Write and execute SOPs under future ISO regulations
  • Process implementation and execution
  • Protocol design, documentation and record keeping
  • Manage team and report KPIs to the Management

Experience and skills

Essential:

  • Holds a Master or PhD degree in the field of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or similar with a minimum of 2-4 years of industry experience requiredExperience in production team and project managementExpertise in nucleic acid chemistry
  • Experience in industrial process and scale-upExperience in QMS
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skillsTeam player, efficient interaction with internal team members Fluent English speaker

Desirable:

  • Expertise in nucleoside and nucleotide chemistry
  • Experience with phosphoramidite chemistry

Miscellaneous

  • Job located in Kremlin-Bicêtre (Paris area)
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Contact: cma@dnascript.co
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Opportunity and Challenges

We are looking to assemble a team of best-in-class, innovative and passionate people.  We want to gather their talents and skills to achieve one goal: unlock the power of “DNA-write”.  We offer the opportunity of joining a dynamic, international and highly skilled team in a pioneering startup. Our Next-Hour DNA Synthesis platforms not only have the potential to change the way the world makes and uses synthetic DNA, but also to accelerate the rate of discovery by delivering upon the promise of same-day results.

DNA Script is actively searching for a Manufacturing & Procurement Technician who will be primarily responsible for the preparation of kits under good laboratory practices. This role will include inventory follow up, execute products preparation to build the kits with full traceability and interact with R&D teams to support customer demands. In addition, she/he will be responsible for procurement of all necessary items for kits production.

This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company and to have a large impact on developing a technology that will have far-reaching impact across biological sciences.     The position will be US based, in the South San Francisco, California office.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare buffers, solutions, and other kit components following approved protocols, including the use and safe handling of hazardous chemicals, data input and record keeping
  • Use approved analysis techniques to characterize and ensure quality of synthesis reagents and products
  • Work with supply chain and logistics to optimize packaging and shipments, eliminating back orders
  • Maintain inventory for laboratory and manufacturing operations @ SSF site
  • Maintain finished goods inventory, work in process and raw materials; recommend material orders as needed to maintain stocks for production
  • Monitor, qualify,  and maintain calibration of laboratory instrumentation used for manufacturing
  • Participate in planning activities pertaining to kit production
  • Perform / assist with daily oligosynthesis operations and provide feedback to development
  • Perform reagent manufacturing, logistics planning and other tasks as necessary in a laboratory environment
  • Assist in assembly and packaging of reagents and consumables for both domestic and international shipment
  • Procure and receive materials to support kit production and shipping
  • Execute tasks under approved SOPs, document production using batch records and contribute to improving overall quality in operations
  • Contribute to development and execution of incoming inspection of received goods and stability tests
  • Work under the supervision of Manufacturing Operations management

Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field.
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience is preferred
  • Experience working in laboratory
  • Experience working under GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) and following good documentation and compliance practices
  • Experience with laboratory safety procedures and documentation
  • Detail oriented and meticulous attention to detail
  • Willingness to take/accept new responsibilities and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multidisciplinary teams

Miscellaneous

  • Job located in South San Francisco
  • Start date: Q1 2021

Contact: cma@dnascript.co

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Product Development

Opportunity and Challenges

We are looking to assemble a team of best-in-class, innovative and passionate people.  We want to gather their talents and skills to achieve one goal: unlock the power of “DNA-write”.  We offer the opportunity of joining a dynamic, international and highly skilled team in a pioneering startup. Our Next-Hour DNA Synthesis platforms not only have the potential to change the way the world makes and uses synthetic DNA, but also to accelerate the rate of discovery by delivering upon the promise of same-day results.

DNA Script is actively searching for a Software Instrumentation Engineer to champion software development and software/system integration efforts for complex mechatronic systems.

The individual will lead internal software functional development along with contributing in all stages of product development from prototype integration and optimization through commercialization.

This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company and to have a large impact on developing a technology that will have far-reaching impact across biological sciences.    

The position will be US based, in the South San Francisco, California office.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and integrate instrument control software from the prototype phase through release to manufacturing.
  • Develop connectivity solutions in an IoT style environment
  • Implementation of user interface instrument control into a web-based application
  • Improvement and refinement of instrument control user interface workflow and usability based on user feedback and to adhere to company branding and design guidelines
  • Develop software using C/C++ for use in life science laboratory automation and DNA Synthesis platforms and systems.
  • Participate in SW architecture development and risk mitigation activities, code reviews, system bring-up, integration, test, debug and verification activities
  • Work with other disciplines (EE, ME, SW) to define requirements, design, test, and debug embedded systems.
  • Interface with and collaborate with internal and external development partners, accelerating product development
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software.
  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.
  • Produce professional documentation and presentations.

Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant technical field.
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Development experience within embedded systems/firmware design for automation systems.
  • Strong experience coding in C/C++.
  • Strong experience developing test methods, test simulation and test automation using latest technologies.
  • Development experience using QT Creator or any other similar software package for application user interfaces
  • Experience in Biotechnology area is a significant plus
  • Experience in development of control software for laboratory automation systems is a significant plus

Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux environments and kernel development.
  • Knowledge of State Machines
  • Great with Python: In-depth knowledge of threading model, data structures, experience creating Python bindings in C and C++, and experience with regular expressions.
  • Use of source code management (SCM) tools (preferably GIT).
  • The highest level of personal honesty, integrity and commitment; unquestionably walks the talk so others want to follow.

Miscellaneous

  • Job located in Paris, France
  • Start date: As soon as possible.
  • Contact: cdm@dnascript.co
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The Role

We are looking to assemble a team of best-in-class, innovative and passionate people.  We want to gather their talents and skills to achieve one goal: unlock the power of “DNA-write”.  We offer the opportunity of joining a dynamic, international and highly skilled team in a pioneering startup. Our Next-Hour DNA Synthesis platforms not only have the potential to change the way the world makes and uses synthetic DNA, but also to accelerate the rate of discovery by delivering upon the promise of same-day results.

DNA Script is actively searching for a Senior Back-end Software Engineer to implement the web-based Lab Information Management System.

This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company and to have a large impact on developing a technology that will have far-reaching impact across biological sciences. 

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop e-commerce application supporting our business and product needs.
  • Work with product management and marketing to capture and define software requirements and influence overall product implementation direction.
  • Work closely with UX design personnel, clients and potential customers to understand their needs, objectives, and use cases, and develop applications meeting these specifications
  • Strong technical leadership skills with the ability to solve complex problems
  • Constant quality improvement of code and infrastructure

Qualifications and experience

Essential

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, or a Master’s Degree in software engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years of software development in an e-commerce environment using Java.
  • Prior experience developing and launching cloud-based production SaaS on AWS.
  • Experience developing server-based application and micro-services using Java frameworks like Spring Boot, Play, etc.
  • Experience developing against both SQL and No-SQL with strong database knowledge and design.
  • Experience with Atlassian applications including BitBucket, JIRA, Confluence, and other 3rd party development tools and utilities.
  • Self-motivated, self-starting, an attention to detail and a great team player.
  • The highest level of personal honesty, integrity and commitment; unquestionably walks the talk so others want to follow.
  • Strong communication skills.

Desirable

  • Familiarity with enterprise NGS cloud-based systems.
  • Experience integrating with Oracle’s ERP or NetSuite via web services API or equivalent.
  • Experience developing micro-services using Python with web service frameworks like Flask
  • Background in biological sciences, DNA applications, either from education or work experience.

Location

  • Job located in Paris, France
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Contact: ftn@dnascript.co
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The Role

We are looking to assemble a team of best-in-class, innovative and passionate people.  We want to gather their talents and skills to achieve one goal: unlock the power of “DNA-write”.  We offer the opportunity of joining a dynamic, international and highly skilled team in a pioneering startup. Our Next-Hour DNA Synthesis platforms not only have the potential to change the way the world makes and uses synthetic DNA, but also to accelerate the rate of discovery by delivering upon the promise of same-day results.

DNA Script is actively searching for a Senior Front-end Software Engineer to implement the web-based Lab Information Management System.

This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company and to have a large impact on developing a technology that will have far-reaching impact across biological sciences. 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop e-commerce application supporting our business and product needs.
  • Work with product management and marketing to capture and define software requirements and influence overall product implementation direction.
  • Work closely with UX design personnel, clients and potential customers to understand their needs, objectives, and use cases, and develop applications meeting these specifications.
  • Strong technical leadership skills  with the ability to solve complex problems.
  • Constant quality improvement of code and infrastructure.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, or a Master’s Degree in software engineering or related field.
  • 5+ years of software development in an e-commerce environment with various web-based applications, web store, inventory, order management, analytical reports, etc.
  • Prior experience developing and launching web-based SaaS on AWS and/or stand-alone software package.
  • Experience developing web applications using TypeScript, ReactJS, Apollo, and GraphQL (or JSON) API.
  • Experience integrating with third party solutions via web services API.
  • Experience with Atlassian applications including BitBucket, Jira, Confluence, and other 3rd party development tools and utilities.
  • Self-motivated, self-starting, an attention to detail and a great team player.
  • The highest level of personal honesty, integrity and commitment; unquestionably walks the talk so others want to follow.
  • Strong communication skills.

Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Familiarity with enterprise NGS cloud-based systems, ideally Illumina’s BaseSpace / Design Studio
  • Background in biological sciences, DNA applications, either from education or work experience.

Miscellaneous

  • Job located in Paris, France
  • Start date: ASAP 
  • Contact: ftn@dnascript.co
Apply now

The role

We are looking to assemble a team of best-in-class, innovative and passionate people.  We want to gather their talents and skills to achieve one goal: unlock the power of “DNA-write”.  We offer the opportunity of joining a dynamic, international and highly skilled team in a pioneering startup. Our Next-Hour DNA Synthesis platforms not only have the potential to change the way the world makes and uses synthetic DNA, but also to accelerate the rate of discovery by delivering upon the promise of same-day results.

DNA Script is actively searching for an accomplished Field Service Engineer to support our partners and customers in their use and application of DNA Script’s commercial product. 

The individual will be responsible for leading complex technical inquiries in the field including troubleshooting and repairs, coordinating customer feedback and interactions, and representing user experiences within the company to aid development of next generation products. 

This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company and to have a large impact on developing a technology that will have far-reaching impact across biological sciences.    

The position will be based in Paris.

Responsibilities

  • Installs and optimizes hardware/software/network products and configurations at customer sites.
  • Diagnoses and resolves product performance problems.
  • Performs maintenance and repairs
  • Ensures customer satisfaction by advising customers on preventive maintenance and configurations, which may impact product performance.
  • Proactively responds to potential equipment issues to prevent unplanned interruption of customers’ business.
  • Delivers fully integrated solutions, which may include peripherals, communications, operating systems and applications software.
  • Trains other field engineers and customers in the company’s system products. 
  • Provides user-oriented and service-related  input to ongoing and new development projects.

Experience

  • Bachelors within the science field — e.g. biomedical engineering,  analytical biochemistry, biotechnology or similar is highly preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in a similar position and/or experience as an end-user of analytical instrumentation

Ideal Candidate will have

  • Experience or expertise with Laboratory Automation solutions (eg. pipetting robots, electronics and linear actuators) and systems involving reagents and consumables
  • Experience with troubleshooting and problem solving Customer service and solutions-oriented, with capability to precisely document issues, root cause analyses, troubleshooting experimentation and resolutions/repairs.
  • DNA Synthesis Experience, or Utilization of Synthetic Oligos in a biochemical application.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel extensively including overnight travel as dictated by business needs

Miscellaneous

  • Remote Job based in Paris (France). Requires 75% travel to corporate offices and client sites throughout EU countries.
  • Start date: Q3 2020
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The role

Become part of our Product Development team and help us to design and conduct feasibility studies investigating and optimizing the interactions among reagents, consumables, hardware and protocols.  You will be able to use statistical methods to evaluate data, identify trends and make clear recommendations based on data.  You will interface with a cross-functional project team to ensure alignment with design requirements and that the product meets approved quality standards.  You will maintain detailed documentation throughout all phases of product development, and provide technical input for FMEAs, risk mitigation strategies and designs.

Responsibilities

•             Assay characteristics of reagents and consumables, including both objective and performance criteria

•             Troubleshoot hardware and software protocols and sources of variability derived from both reagents and consumables

•             Formulate test batches of reagents for experimental use and performance characterization.

•             Contribute to formulation of production lots of reagents following defined Work Instructions and completing batch records

•             Perform acceptance tests on production batches of reagents and consumables

•             Preparation of specific reagents and consumables for daily experimentation and performance characterization 

•             Analyze data using analytical tools (e.g., Excel, Python, R, ImageJ), documenting and presenting results to the team

•             Create, track, monitor, and report metrics and key performance indicators for DNA Script instrument systems

•             Perform system and subsystem verification and validation protocols

•             Manage reagent stability study design, and execution.  Investigate alternate materials to enhance reagent stability and/or improve system design/performance

•             Troubleshoot and optimize fluidic dispense systems, thermal control systems and related subsystems.  Develop and document acceptance / verification tests as required.

•             Complete documentation to support testing procedures including data capture, forms, logbooks, and inventory batch records

•             Define and develop performance-oriented feasibility studies for procedure improvements and newly implemented capabilities within the context of prototype development and improvement of finished products

•             Execute and report the results of end-to-end experimental runs, including oligo  design, run setup, observation of runs-in-progress, performance of a variety of molecular QC assays (qPCR, gel electrophoresis, NGS), data analysis and reporting of single data sets or trends across long term studies. 

Experience

•          BS in Biological Sciences or Engineering with 5+ years of experience in the Life Science and laboratory automation domain

•          Strong skills in laboratory and system feasibility experimentation and Verification and Validation execution, Data Analysis, representation, and presentation, reagent formulation and GLP/GMP documentation.   •             Desire and ability to work in a small interdisciplinary team to develop new technologies at a rapid pace

Ideal Candidate will have

•             Experience in regulated Life Science product/medical device development under design controls is preferred

•             Knowledge of liquid handling and laboratory automation, microfluidics, molecular assay and QC techniques, and reagent and platform manufacturing techniques is preferred.

•             Demonstrated problem-solving and troubleshooting skills along with strong verbal and written communications

•             Organized and detail oriented

•             Ability to work in a team environment

Miscellaneous

  • Job located in South San Francisco
  • Start date: Q3 2020
  • Contact: cdm@dnascript.co
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Research & Development

The role

DNA Script is looking for a talented chemist/biochemist to strengthen its Analytics platform which is an important part of the Development team. The role will be at the crossroad of surface chemistry and analytics providing the team with a novel vision and understanding of their process.

The candidate will be mainly in charge of:

  • Developing analytical methods to characterize modified oligonucleotides produced by enzymatic DNA synthesis
  • Study solid supports used for DNA synthesis and their role at different stages of the synthesis process by optical/confocal microscopy

We are looking for a person who is rigorous, methodical, well organized, detail-oriented, problem-solver and capable of playing a cross-functional role within a multidisciplinary team.

Responsibilities

  • Develop optical methods for the characterization of fluorescent/non-fluorescent oligonucleotides, including PCR/qPCR probes
  • Implement confocal microscopy as new characterization tool for solid supports used for DNA synthesis
  • Perform routine analysis of modified DNA and solid supports
  • Design and conduct experiments to support R&D projects
  • Help enrich analytical platform with instruments suitable for our R&D departments
  • Write analytical protocols and analytical development reports
  • Participate in the scientific and technical state of the art review

Qualifications and experience

Essential

  • Master 2 or Engineer in Chemistry/Biochemistry or any related field
  • Hands-on experience with optical characterization of biomolecules (UV-Vis, fluorescence, FRET, …)
  • At least 3 to 5 years of hands-on experience with optical microscopy / confocal microscopy
  • Ability to design, execute, interpret, and troubleshoot experiments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated, passionate about developing tools and methods
  • Ability to work independently and within a large multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent level of English and good level of French

 Desirable

  • First significant experience in laboratory and biotechnology environment
  • Experience with fluorescent DNA probes (qPCR/TaqMan)
  • Familiar with image analysis software (ImageJ, …)

Miscellaneous

  • Job located in Kremlin-Bicêtre (Paris area)
  • Start date: ASAP

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