Xcell Bio is a venture-backed biotech startup located in Mission Bay, San Francisco. Our mission is to develop transformative cell culturing instruments and predictive assays for cell and gene therapies. Xcellbio is recruiting talented and creative scientific researchers to join the R&D group. We are looking for individuals with strong communication skills and technical expertise in stem cell biology and/or immunology. Candidates with 3+ years of primary cell culturing experience (human or mouse) is required for this role. Competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits package, and company stock options will be offered to successful applicants. Xcell Biosciences is an Illumina Accelerator company, a member of the Bayer CoLaborator, a BayBio FAST awardee, a OneStart Business Competition 2014 Finalist, QB3 nominated company in the “Most Intriguing Company” category for 2015, Top 15 Most Promising Biotech Startups in 2018 by StartUp City, as a top 5 most promising biotech companies in Mission Bay in 2019 by the San Francisco Business Times, and has been featured in publications such as GEN, GenomeWeb, Nature, and Science among others.
We are seeking a Senior Cell Therapy Manufacturing Systems Engineer with a software and hardware background to join our product development team for cell therapy manufacturing equipment. As a Senior Systems Design Lead, you will manage various engineering aspects of development, tech transfer, and launch of a novel, industry-leading manufacturing system for personalized/autologous cell therapies. An ideal candidate will have direct experience in working on technologies for immune cell therapy production (stem cell or other human primary cell bioprocessing hardware experience, familiarity with GE Wave bioreactors, Lonza Cocoon, and/or Miltenyi Biotec CliniMACS Prodigy systems). In this role, you will engage in all facets of product development including concepting, documentation, design, prototyping and transfer to manufacturing in a complex regulatory environment. The candidate must have the drive to solve complex technical problems, work in a fast-paced environment, and across multiple stakeholders and subject matter experts.