Associate, Quality Control Microbiology

Senti Biosciences
Alameda County, CA
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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Science, Life Sciences, Microbiology/Virology, Pharmaceutical, Quality Assurance
Organization Type
Thank you for your interest in a career at Senti Biosciences. Our mission is to create a new generation of smarter medicines that outmaneuver complex diseases in ways previously inconceivable. We are passionate about designing gene circuits to improve the "intelligence" of cell and gene therapies in order to enhance their therapeutic effectiveness against a broad range of diseases that conventional medicines are unable to address.

At Senti, we find purpose and meaning knowing that our efforts have the potential to improve the lives of patients and their families with more effective and safer treatment options. With science as our foundation and empathy as our key guiding principle, colleagues become friends, managers become mentors, and with time, cancer becomes history.

This position is responsible for supporting the Quality Control Microbiology group in maintaining the cleanrooms for cGMP manufacturing of Cell & Gene Therapy clinical products.
  • Perform Environmental Monitoring of ISO 5, 7 and 8 Cleanrooms, including sampling of viable surfaces, viable air and non-viable particulates in a GMP Manufacturing facility.
  • Conduct bioburden testing on prepared buffers/solutions, equipment cleaning samples, in-process and release drug product samples
  • Performs personnel monitoring during critical processing steps
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing, Operations, Facilities, Supply Chain and QA to coordinate routine EM, changeover EM, and monitoring to support campaigns.
  • Compile and trend Environmental Monitoring data for reporting purposes.
  • Report and aid in the investigation of environmental monitoring excursions.

  • Bachelor's degree in science field with 1-5 years of experience Bachelor's degree in science field is preferred
  • Experience in a GMP Environment is required
  • Experience working in a Quality Control Environment is required
  • Experience with Environmental Monitoring and testing (BioBurden, LAL, TOC, Conductivity, etc.) is required

Senti Bio is a leading gene circuit company designing gene circuits to create a new generation of "smarter medicines" and enhance the therapeutic effectiveness of cell and gene therapies against a broad range of diseases that are unaddressed by current standards of care. We are proud to count Leaps by Bayer, NEA, 8VC, Matrix Partners China, Mirae Asset Capital, Amgen Ventures, and others among our investors. In December 2021, Senti Bio and Dynamics Special Purpose Corp. (Nasdaq: DYNS), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), announced a definitive business combination agreement to create a public company focused on Gene Circuit-engineered cell and gene therapies. The transaction is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2022. Senti Bio is based in South San Francisco, CA, USA.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Senti Bio. We believe that different perspectives lead to better ideas, and better ideas allow us to better understand the needs and interests of our diverse Senti Team. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer.

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