Ribbon Biolabs is a dynamic and growing biotech company active in the area of synthetic biology. With our proprietary synthetic DNA platform, we are approaching market entry to disrupt the market of synthetic biology, with customers including, but not limited to, biotech and pharmaceutical companies. With us, you can make a change towards a healthier society of the future. 

To support our growth and market entry, we are seeking to hire an experienced Data Engineer (m/w/d) with a background and proven track record in data management and integration, to support the setup and expansion of our DNA production platform and its operation in tight interface with our R&D activities. 

You will be responsible for the design, programming and implementation of databases and data-flow infrastructure and integration, to support management, processing and standardisation of data collection and organisation across different teams in administration, DNA production and R&D. You will be working closely with the Computational Biology and the Automation Teams to develop procedures and routines to ensure correct algorithm deployment and data flow across Ribbon’s production pipeline. 

Your Roles & Responsibilities at Ribbon Biolabs:

  • Cooperate with stakeholders in data-generating R&D and production processes 
  • Drive in-house software development in support of data management for Production Line and R&D operations 
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to develop data model and data warehousing solution 
  • Support ongoing integration of data flows, data validation and curation at interfaces with databases and software solutions 
  • Integrate custom in-house algorithms with automation software for lab robotics to ensure working backend data infrastructure in alignment with stakeholder requirements 
  • Ensure data safety and integrity, including data backup routines 
  • Liaise with QC / quality management team to automate GDocP compliance 
  • Support development and setup of processes and SOPs towards ISO9001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013 certification  

Your background, experience & skills:

  • Masters (or higher) in computer science, software engineering or related fields 
  • Experience and proven understanding of electronic data management, ideally in a laboratory context 
  • Proven background in software development for data architecture and data modelling (e.g. development of APIs, enablement of interoperability) 
  • Extensive experience working with database systems (SQL, or other), networked services (REST, microservices, containers), and cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, or similar)

Additional strengths considered a plus:

  • Experience with database server infrastructure and management 
  • Strong background in working with cloud computing workflows 
  • Familiarity with DNA sequence data, biological ontologies, and biological databases 
  • Knowledge of requirements associated with FDA 21 CFR Part 11 regulations on electronic records, GDocP, eQMS and GLP compliance 
  • Comfortable with cross-platform infrastructure, groupware, and teams (MacOS/Windows/Linux) 

Our Offer:

  • Full health and social benefits according to Austrian law
  • Opportunity to contribute to a young company in the new, evolving synthetic biology market 
  • Join a highly motivated and agile team 
  • Flexible working hours and remote working possibilities 
  • Company-supported professional development through trainings, workshops and conference attendance, including team activities 
  • Support in German classes if required 
  • The opportunity to grow with the company and to live and work in or near the city of Vienna, which is repeatedly ranked by Mercer as the city with the highest quality of life in the world 
  • Relocation support if necessary 
  • Ticket for shuttle bus between Vienna and Klosterneuburg if required
  • Coffee, tea and snacks in the office  

By Austrian law we are obliged to specifytheminimum salarylevelby collective agreement, which is Euro 42.500,- to 50.400,- grossperyear. However, we offerahigher salary adjusted to your experience and qualifications.

Job type:Full-time (40 h per week). 

Location:This role is for our Klosterneuburg and Vienna offices. 

Availability:We expect to fill the positionas soon as possible. 

How to apply:
Applicants should provide a cover letter explaining the motivation behind the application, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references tohires@ribbonbiolabs.com.  

Considerations of the applications will continue until the position is filled. 

Ribbon Biolabs takes data protection seriously. Unless you expressotherwise, by submitting your CV you authorize Ribbon Biolabs to store yourpersonaldata in its databasefor the purpose of recruiting process or/andpossible futurejobvacancies.If you want your data to be deleted from our database, you simply need toinform our hiring manager. Ribbon Biolabs will not share your personal data with any other party without your consent. 

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. While focusing on the right set and mix of experience and skills, we value diversity and are highly committed to set up working environment with mutual respect to everyone regardless their race, nationality, religion, gender, age or other characteristics protected by applicable regulations and laws.To keep the gender balance in our Company we highly encourage women to apply.

The team at Ribbon Biolabs is looking forward to your application!

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