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Debug Automation Technician
Ref No.: 17-00891
Location: San Francisco, California
Position Type:Contract
Days: 5 days a week but need to be able to work on some weekends
Hours: 9am-5pm with occasional overtime

Project Overview:
The Debug project at Verily Life Sciences combines automation with cutting-edge science in order to reduce the population of disease-carrying mosquitoes. Verily Life Sciences is focused on helping to move healthcare from reactive to proactive. Combining expertise from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, medicine, electrical engineering, computer science, we're developing new technology tools and helping transform the detection, prevention, and management of disease.

Overall Responsibilities:
  • Use the factory dashboard and provide feedback for software improvements
  • Assist with insectary and operations tasks as requested by the team
  • Operate heavy equipment as needed

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
  1. Assemble parts that make up an automated mosquito rearing system
  2. Operate the mosquito rearing system
  3. Flag new or anticipated issues, perform simple maintenance tasks on equipment, and provide feedback for hardware improvements

Required Skills:
  • 2+ years of experience in automation, operations, or related field preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a team in a fast-paced environment with changing demands
  • Experience with operating industrial equipment
  • Strong communications skills
  • Ability to safely operate a vehicle
Nice to Have Skills:
  • Experience working in a biotech setting