Laboratory Technician I


Symbiomics is a biotechnology startup focused on developing high-performance biological products containing efficient microbes for multiple applications in agriculture. Our team is focused on translating state-of-the-art scientific knowledge into products that improve plant yield in a sustainable way, reducing environmental degradation. Every team member is encouraged to be bold in their ideas, challenge dogmas, and explore new ways of solving problems.


  • You share Symbiomics’ mission and vision for a more sustainable future!
  • You feel motivated by new challenges and the conception of novel ideas for solving problems with global impact.
  • You are seeking to work in a young company that allows you to achieve great things.
  • You are a professional with high capacity for organization and time management.
  • You are a team player who can work in a fast-paced environment.
  • You have self-awareness of the responsibility in performing excellent work!


We are looking for a professional to play a fundamental role in the management of daily laboratory activities, ensuring operational efficiency, deadlines, and quality of results. The candidate will participate in the organization of experiments in the R&D pipelines, preparation of materials for experiments, relationship with suppliers and monitoring/execution of the laboratory’s work routine. The ideal candidate has knowledge and experience in laboratory activities, critical thinking, and excellent organizational skills. Their role will be focused on:

  • Create, optimize, and ensure the execution of Standard Operating Protocols (SOPs) for Molecular Biology and Microbiology activities.
  • Organize maintenance plan and manage equipment usage.
  • Implement biosafety protocols including workplace safety procedures, regulations and best practices.
  • Manage stocks of supplies and reagents needed for the R&D pipeline.
  • Relationship with suppliers to place and follow up, together with the administrative team, purchase orders and contracting of services.
  • Ensure the execution of all activities of the R&D team and laboratory operation.
  • Contribute to the success of the startup with novel insights and ideas!


  • Degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, or related fields, or professional experience in any of these fields. (Just show us that you know your stuff!)
  • Background in Molecular Biology and Microbiology routine techniques and equipment.
  • Desirable experience in working with gene cloning, expression and purification of recombinant proteins and gene transfection.
  • Desirable knowledge of general procedures and concepts of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).
  • Experience in the implementation of normative instructions, elaboration of biosafety manuals and team training.
  • Effective planning and problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and a sense of autonomy.

It’s a plus:

  • Experience in implementing tools for organizing laboratory activities.
  • Experience in managing, training, and supervising teams.
  • Knowledge in biosafety practices.



Department: R&D

Workplace: Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil



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