Full Stack Developer Posted Jul 22
Genomatica , San Diego, CA (San Diego)
Title: Full Stack Developer

Department: Software Engineering

Position Summary

Genomatica develops commercial biobased processes to make widely-used chemicals that enable better, more sustainable everyday products. That enables our partners and leading brands to offer better food packaging, auto parts, clothing, tires, carpets, and more.

We’ve commercialized processes for bio-BDO (for plastics) and for biobased butylene glycol (for cosmetics); and our technology drives the world’s first commercial-scale biobased plant for a major intermediate chemical. We’re working on polyamide intermediates (nylon) and on butadiene (tires); and we’re helping numerous companies with their bioprocesses. We have more on the way.

To keep pace with our rapidly evolving R&D pipeline, we seek a talented and creative full-stack software engineer, motivated to meet diverse challenges with innovative solutions delivering real business impact. As a member of a multidisciplinary team in a fast-paced, Agile environment, you will actively collaborate with experimentalists and data scientists to develop modular web front ends, microservices and integrations to third party platforms, such as Microsoft Teams. Exploring technology trends and best practices, you will help define the architecture of our next generation, cloud-ready software platform.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Build and own full-stack enterprise solutions, delivering modern experiences that delight our talented scientific users
Establish a deep understanding of Genomatica’s business context and leverage your creativity to propose innovative solutions to challenging problems
Participate in the full development lifecycle, sharing your thoughts and experience to help us continuously improve our practices
Develop robust microservices that are continuously deployed to support both our frontends and other essential integrations
Perform independent research that contributes to enhancing our software platform and architecture
Collaborate closely with our experimentalists and data scientists in a cross-functional, Agile environment to deliver end-to-end solutions from data capture through deriving insights
Qualifications & Experience

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required in order satisfactorily perform in this role.


A bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or related field


At least 8 years of development experience, with 3 or more years utilizing modern web frameworks

Knowledge Requirements

Deep understanding of JavaScript fundamentals and modern frameworks such as React, D3, AntD
Knowledge of GraphQL and frontend state management like ApolloClient or Redux
Proficient in Node, Java, Python or similar language used in backend development
Experience with RDBMS such as Oracle and SQL Server
Familiar with modern DevOps tools and practices for agile planning and deployment
Experience deploying cloud workloads, such as for container management (Kubernetes/Docker), streaming or machine learning (preferably Azure)

Good written and oral communication skills
Team player with demonstrated ability to interact with subject matter experts to understand and solve complex problems
Solution oriented and eager to learn
Good organizational skills with ability to plan, prioritize and execute effectively
Work Environment/ Physical Demands

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Genomatica is committed to providing exciting career opportunities in an environment that values trust, respect, openness, teamwork, creativity, enthusiasm, and diligence. We strive to create a culture that enables and encourages everyone to bring their whole selves to work. We are committed to be a company where everyone feels they have equal opportunity to reach their potential. Everyone is accepted and appreciated for who they are and what they bring to Genomatica.

We promote the continued development of an inclusive environment that values diversity through Geno4All, our employee led Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) committee. We are looking for innovative, highly motivated, and collaborative people who enjoy the challenges and rewards of a company devoted to commercializing cutting-edge sustainable technology.

Check us out on our LinkedIn Life page. Genomatica is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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