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Software Engineer

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Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerPorto, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Amyris is the integrated renewable products company that is enabling the world's leading brands to achieve sustainable growth. Amyris applies its innovative bioscience solutions to convert plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules and produce specialty ingredients and consumer products. The company is delivering its No Compromise™ products and services across a number of markets, including specialty and performance chemicals, flavors and fragrances, cosmetics ingredients, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals.

We are now opening an office in Porto and are looking for Software Developers to join our team of smart, highly motivated team members dedicated to working together to create a cleaner, more sustainable future.

This project is co-financed by Portugal 2020 under the Operational Programme for Competitiveness and Internationalization through the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER).


  • Develop cloud-based tools and services that will facilitate building and testing microbial strains used in industrial biotechnology;
  • Contribute to design and implementation of these tools;
  • Work closely with a cross-disciplinary team of Software Engineers, Computational Biologists and Scientists to implement solutions;

Main requirements

  • A BS in Computer Science or a related field such as mathematics, physics, computational biology, electrical engineering, bioengineering
  • Demonstrable ability to program in one or more of: Python, Java, Kotlin or Javascript (or demonstrated ability in multiple programming languages and the ability to pick up a new one quickly)
  • A strong appetite to learn and the ability to apply new skills quickly
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong working competency in English

Nice to have

  • Experience working on large projects with multiple contributors, automated software tests, distributed VCS, and continuous integration
  • A strong sense of software best practices
  • Experience building web-based, SAAS style applications
  • Experience with Unix based operating systems
  • Experience with data science tools
  • Background or strong interest in a biological science


  • Competitive salary based on your skills (x14)
  • Training opportunities in San Francisco Bay Area in the first year
  • Interesting international projects in cutting-edge technology
  • Great work environment
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Budget for events
  • Meal allowance

  • Training and education budget

  • Vaccine plan


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