careers

ATUM offers great career opportunities for team-players in a fast-paced dynamic setting. We seek dedicated individuals who are committed to success.

Current openings

Protein Purification Associate (Mammalian)

Location:
Post Date:
Newark, CA
10-25-2021

Description

Looking to grow your experience in a company that is truly employee-centric? Here’s the opportunity to work in a great team for a company with excellent growth potential!

ATUM has developed an integrated bioengineering pipeline for gene and protein design, optimization, and manufacturing. Our state-of-the-art Synthetic Biology and Machine Learning provides customers with individually tailored solutions. Our customers include large and small pharma and biotech, as well as agricultural and industrial biotech companies across the globe. ATUM is a 17-year-old, world leading bioengineering company. We are a heavily science-driven company that currently employs ~100 people. For more information visit www.atum.bio

This an entry-level position within our mammalian protein purification group. The ideal candidate will be responsible for purification and characterization of a variety of protein types including therapeutic proteins, antigens and assay reagents expressed in mammalian cells. They will not be satisfied with just doing their part, but will thrive on being part of a collaborative team that aims to continually improve. Proteins will be purified at various scales ranging from high throughput robotic purification to many grams. Additionally, the incumbent will have opportunities to learn cell culture, bacterial and yeast fermentation in addition to bioanalytical techniques.

Requirements

If you...

In this role you will be expected to:

  • Have demonstrated skills in cell culture, biochemistry or protein purification.
  • Have knowledge or experience in various chromatography techniques, including affinity, ion exchange, and size exclusion chromatography
  • Have experience in standard molecular biology techniques
  • Have the ability to troubleshoot critical issues or problems and determine causes and possible solutions
  • Possess excellent communication, organization, record-keeping, and interpersonal skills
  • Love to work in a team environment
  • Have a demonstrated ability to contribute intellectually to projects
  • Are able to complete projects under strict deadlines
  • Are able to multi-task; the ability to juggle tasks and prioritize to achieve goals efficiently
  • And are comfortable working in a fast-paced setting while maintaining impeccable organizational skills

...we want to talk to you!

If you also have experience with mammalian protein purification, automated liquid handling stations, or FPLC that’s a plus!

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related field with biochemistry/biotechnology experience with 1 - 3 year’s experience.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires the ability to frequently and repetitively move and/or pour a minimum of 5lbs (up to 25lbs may occasionally be required) as well as other physical activities, including:

  • Constantly opening and closing lab receptacles, including removing and adhering plate seals, twisting caps, lifting lids.
  • Occasionally ascending/descending a ladder to retrieve lab supplies.
  • Constantly positioning self to pour or pipette reagents used for the lab process, including large and small volumes.

Benefits

  • Be part of the next gen bio-tech revolution: Synthetic Biology
  • Learn new concepts and experiment with new technologies
  • Free catered lunch (everyday!)
  • Excellent 100% employer-funded benefit package, generous PTO, Holidays, and more!
  • 401(k), Safe Harbor plan and employer-matching retirement plans


We encourage qualified veterans to apply.

Phone calls not accepted.

EOE

Cell Culture Lab Associate

Location:
Post Date:
Newark, CA
10-19-2021

Description

Looking to grow your experience in a company that is truly employee-centric? Here’s the opportunity to work in a great team for a company with excellent growth potential!

ATUM has developed an integrated bioengineering pipeline for gene and protein design, optimization and manufacturing. Our state-of-the-art Synthetic Biology and Machine Learning provides customers with individually tailored solutions. Our customers include large and small pharma and biotech, as well as agricultural and industrial biotech companies across the globe. ATUM is a 18-year old, world leading bioengineering company. We are a heavily science-driven company that currently employs ~100 people. For more information visit www.atum.bio

ATUM is in need of an entry level Production Associate for our Cell Line Development team. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Biology or a related field, 1-2 years of industry experience working with HEK and CHO cell lines, and cell culture techniques.

Requirements

  • Hands-on tissue culture experience with HEK and CHO cell lines
  • Experience working in a biological safety cabinet
  • The ability to work collaboratively within and across departments
  • Ability to multi-task and pivot in between tasks
  • Aseptic techniques
  • Possess excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Able to complete projects under strict deadlines
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced setting while retaining impeccable organizational skills
  • COVID-19 vaccination is required, accommodations for disability and religious based reasons will be considered.

Education

BS/MS in Biology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or related field with relevant experience, with 1-2 year of industry experience.

Physical Requirements

This position requires the ability to frequently and repetitively move and/or pour a minimum of 5lbs (up to 25lbs may occasionally be required) as well as other physical activities, including:

  • Constantly opening and closing lab receptacles, including removing and adhering plate seals, twisting caps, lifting lids.
  • Occasionally ascending/descending a ladder to retrieve lab supplies.
  • Constantly positioning self to pour or pipette reagents used for the lab process, including large and small volumes.
Benefits

  • Be part of the next gen bio-tech revolution: Quantitative Biology
  • Learn new concepts and experiment with new technologies
  • Free catered lunch (everyday)
  • Excellent benefit package, PTO, Holidays, and more!
  • 401(k) & Safe Harbor plan

Plus, dollar-a-day bonus paid at company anniversary!

We encourage qualified veterans to apply.

Phone calls not accepted.

EOE

Director of Marketing

Location:
Post Date:
Newark, CA
10-08-2021

Description

At ATUM we are industrializing biotechnology from genes to proteins to cell lines. ATUM's tools and solutions are fueling the transformation of biology from a discovery science to a sustainable engineering discipline. By collaborating with our partners and clients, ATUM accelerates novel breakthroughs and enables the next generation of biotech products. We bring synthetic biology and machine learning technology to Life Sciences. ATUM is customer focused, revenue driven and profitable.

The successful candidate will be working with C-Suite and Senior Management to develop and execute a marketing strategy to drive sales and build brand awareness. Towards that end we envision the role to include but not be limited to:

  • Developing a detailed marketing strategy and tactical plan for execution
  • Coordinating and driving content generation
  • Managing day-to-day brand and brand strategy from brief to execution
  • Managing external agencies, as appropriate, to ensure brand standards are met and work product is developed on time and on budget
  • Responsibility for development of a marketing calendar and budget

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in Communication or Business Administration along with 10+ years industry experience of general marketing, brand strategy creation and management, and go-to-market planning. We expect the successful candidate to possess:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strategic mindset and tactical focus
  • Innovative and creative mindset
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Desire and ability to collaborate across departments and corporate functions
  • Interest in learning the science

Background in biotech is NOT required. We are seeking an industry expert who will bring deep marketing skills to the field of Life Sciences and be part of the future we are building by combining Synthetic Biology and Machine Learning.

Benefits

  • Be part of the next gen biotech revolution
  • Excellent growth opportunities
  • Free catered lunch (everyday)
  • Excellent benefit package, PTO, Holidays, and more!
  • 401(k) & Safe Harbor plan


We encourage qualified veterans to apply.

Phone calls not accepted.

EOE

West Coast, US Technical Business Development Professional

Location:
Post Date:
Newark, CA
10-06-2021

Description

At ATUM we are industrializing biotechnology from Genes to Proteins to Cell Lines. ATUM's tools and solutions are fueling the transformation of biology from a discovery science to a sustainable engineering discipline. By collaborating with our clients, ATUM develops innovative technologies and services to accelerate breakthroughs and move research & development further faster. Our focus on scientist-to-scientist problem solving creates long term partnerships with our clients. For 18 years we have been at the intersection of synthetic biology and machine learning and its application across a multitude of industries from pharmaceuticals to biocatalysis to food.

Core Focus

The successful candidate will be working closely with our California headquarter to increase our market presence and brand awareness within the specified geography. This will be accomplished through the management and support of our existing accounts to ensure customer success through direct client relationship management as well as internal client advocacy. The position is also directly accountable for prospecting, building, and nurturing new customers and transitioning them to long term relationships, primarily in Biologics based therapeutics.

Our entire customer support team (including Business Development, Technical Leads and Operations) work closely together and rely heavily on deep technical understanding to support our new and existing customers so that we can efficiently address their scientific needs and craft innovative and efficient solutions to our customers problems. This team-oriented process requires a proactive Business Development professional function to connect and build strong relationships with our clients by utilizing a deep understanding of the fundamental scientific principles and processes involved.

As an employee-owned company, we believe each unique individual’s contribution complements the overall strata of what makes us successful. Achievements are measured in long-term results and relationships built over the daily efforts of our dedicated team members. We are looking to add likeminded individuals who are passionate about their client’s success and the science we use to enable that success.

Requirements

Qualifications/Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in sales and or business development within the biotech industry, preferably in protein sciences and/or service organizations
  • Preferred MS or PhD in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Protein Chemistry, or closely related field
  • Background in Cell Line Development and/or Protein Engineering preferred.
  • Passionate about science and scientific innovation.
  • Passionate about client success & advocacy
  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Have a demonstrated ability to learn and communicate technical/scientific knowledge to other scientists.
  • Independent, driven and highly self-motivated with a collaborative spirit.
  • Excel at time management and personal organization
  • Able to learn and adapt in a dynamic environment
  • Strong and growing network within the biotechnology community

Ability to travel on a routine bases in including trips to ATUM headquarters in California, frequent client meetings, and trade shows in the US is required for this position.

Benefits

  • Be part of the next gen biotech revolution
  • Excellent growth opportunities
  • Free catered lunch (everyday)
  • Excellent benefit package, PTO, Holidays, and more!
  • 401(k) & Safe Harbor plan


We encourage qualified veterans to apply.

Phone calls not accepted.

EOE

East Coast, US Technical Business Development Professional

Location:
Post Date:
Boston, MA
10-06-2021

Description

At ATUM we are industrializing biotechnology from Genes to Proteins to Cell Lines. ATUM's tools and solutions are fueling the transformation of biology from a discovery science to a sustainable engineering discipline. By collaborating with our clients, ATUM develops innovative technologies and services to accelerate breakthroughs and move research & development further faster. Our focus on scientist-to-scientist problem solving creates long term partnerships with our clients. For 18 years we have been at the intersection of synthetic biology and machine learning and its application across a multitude of industries from pharmaceuticals to biocatalysis to food.

Core Focus

The successful candidate will be working in the New England region and will reside in Massachusetts to increase our market presence and brand awareness within the specified geography. This will be accomplished through the management and support of our existing accounts to ensure customer success through direct client relationship management as well as internal client advocacy. The position is also directly accountable for prospecting, building, and nurturing new customers and transitioning them to long term relationships, primarily in Biologics based therapeutics.

Our entire customer support team (including Business Development, Technical Leads and Operations) work closely together and rely heavily on deep technical understanding to support our new and existing customers so that we can efficiently address their scientific needs and craft innovative and efficient solutions to our customers problems. This team-oriented process requires a proactive Business Development professional function to connect and build strong relationships with our clients by utilizing a deep understanding of the fundamental scientific principles and processes involved.

As an employee-owned company, we believe each unique individual’s contribution complements the overall strata of what makes us successful. Achievements are measured in long-term results and relationships built over the daily efforts of our dedicated team members. We are looking to add likeminded individuals who are passionate about their client’s success and the science we use to enable that success.

Requirements

Qualifications/Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in sales and or business development within the biotech industry, preferably in protein sciences and/or service organizations
  • Preferred MS or PhD in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Protein Chemistry, or closely related field
  • Background in Cell Line Development and/or Protein Engineering preferred.
  • Passionate about science and scientific innovation.
  • Passionate about client success & advocacy
  • Excellent communication and strong interpersonal skills
  • Have a demonstrated ability to learn and communicate technical/scientific knowledge to other scientists.
  • Independent, driven and highly self-motivated with a collaborative spirit.
  • Excel at time management and personal organization
  • Able to learn and adapt in a dynamic environment
  • Strong and growing network within the biotechnology community

Ability to travel on a routine bases in including trips to ATUM headquarters in California, frequent client meetings, and trade shows in the US is required for this position.

Benefits

  • Be part of the next gen biotech revolution
  • Excellent growth opportunities
  • Free catered lunch (everyday)
  • Excellent benefit package, PTO, Holidays, and more!
  • 401(k) & Safe Harbor plan


We encourage qualified veterans to apply.

Phone calls not accepted.

EOE

How to get a job at ATUM

See current job openings and check your qualifications against our requirements. If you are qualified, click on the job title and go to the online application or send your resume to:

hr@atum.bio

ATUM is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, color religion, national origin, age and disability (so long as such disability can be reasonably accommodated) or any other status protected by applicable law. ATUM encourages all qualified applicants to apply.