Careers

      Our goals are ambitious and we look forward to significant projected growth over the next couple of years. Our team is agile, lean, skilled and driven and we are looking for like minded professionals to come on a journey with us to make a significant impact.

      • Organic / Bio Chemist  
          Noosaville, Australia
          Full-time
          Ph.D in related field 

        We’re looking for an exceptional Biological Chemist with strong analytical and experiment design skills to join the senior team and play a key role in the commercialisation of biologics from algae. You will manage the research and design of metabolic pathways for the expression of novel compounds from Algae and employ industry leading analytical skills to assess the outcomes of your work. 
        Responsibilities
        ● Work closely with the molecular biology team to develop metabolic engineering strategies for natural and bio-synthetic products;● Develop and implement strategies for quantitative and qualitative analysis of biochemical pathways and associated compounds; ● Perform cell based extraction, purification and analytics using chemical and mechanical extraction protocols, HPLC, GC-MS, GC-UV, LC-MS and LC-UV;● Lead the development and optimisation of high sensitivity bioassays for the detection and quantification of target compounds;● Use your knowledge and analytical capabilities to monitor and quantify product synthesis in real-time and provide feedback to the molecular biology and production teams to refine culture methods; 


      • Plant cell engineer - Molecular biologist
          Noosaville, Australia
          Full-time
          Ph.D in related field 

        We’re looking for an exceptional scientist with a commercial attitude and experience in engineering microbes to develop next generation ingredients from algae. You will have the confidence and imagination to develop new cell lines and deliver complex molecular engineering strategies on time in a dynamic environment. This position will work collaboratively with analytical scientists, software engineers, automation teams and provides a unique opportunity to play a leading role in a fast paced startup building the only environmentally sustainable synthetic biology platform.
        Responsibilities
        ● Develop stable transgenic algae strains;● Analyse and design primary and secondary metabolic pathways;● Identify, develop and implement methods for gene editing, semi-random and site specific introduction of one and multiple transgenes into algae/plant cells;● Design and build DNA constructs;● QC and analyse transgenic efficiency;● Generate, analyze, and record high-quality data using implemented database tools and documentation● Maintain laboratory records, and contribute to laboratory organization and maintenanceAssimilate data and present reports to the project team.

      • Synthetic Biology and Bioprocessing Manager 
          Noosaville, Australia
          Full-time
          Ph.D in related field and 3 years commercial experience

        We’re looking for an exceptional scientist with a commercial attitude to join the senior team and spearhead the commercialisation of biologics from algae. You will manage the design and build of the up stream (USP) and downstream processing (DSP) facility and have the skills and imagination to carry out high efficiency genetic engineering on algae. 
        Responsibilities
        ● Lead the algae production and biologics team, including recruiting, management, KPI development and review of researchers and production level employees ● Lead the identification, development, and testing of next-generation tools for high-throughput genetic engineering of algal cells. These tools should include direct genome editing as well as robust methods for the reliable and efficient introduction of transgenes into algal cells in a site-specific manner and the developing high sensitivity bioassays for the detection and quantification of target compounds● Manage the production and optimisation of batch and continuous cell cultures and work closely with the automation and software team to develop software and hardware that facilitates high-throughput genetic engineering and scalable production.

      • Senior Front End Developer/ Designer
          Noosaville, Australia
          Full-time
          5+ years experience

        This is an all-encompassing opportunity for a senior designer/ developer to join our team and take ownership of delivering the user experience of our greenfields web-based lab software that runs biologics systems and interfaces with our lab technicians.
        Responsibilities ● Design and implement from clickable mockup through to website for creating, comparing and managing biological experiments● Work with internal ‘product owner’ to discover and display relevant results from a large data sets● Provide live device monitoring of automated bioreactor units using a combination of dashboards, notifications and third party services ● Integration with results from computer vision and machine learning systems

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        Senior Mechatronics Engineer 
          Noosaville, Australia
          Full-time
          5+ years experience 

        This is an all-encompassing opportunity for a senior mechatronics engineer to join our team and take ownership of delivering the next iteration of our automated bioreactors. 
        Responsibilities ● Design engineering and fabrication management of bioreactor systems for live organisms ● Advanced 3D modelling in Fusion 360 ● PCB and electronics design in KiCAD working with high current DC● Robotics design, sourcing, manufacture and implementation● Hands on assembly and disassembly of electronics including testing and fault finding● Hands on capability to weld, drill, solder, cut, and manage outcomes● Some light coding in Arduino for prototypes● Some skill in fluid dynamics modelling and process engineering would be highly advantageous

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