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  • www.ginkgobioworks.com
  • Boston, United States
  • 201 to 500 Employees
  • 2008
  • Company - Private
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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Ginkgo Bioworks is the organism company. We design custom microbes for customers across multiple markets. We build our foundries to scale the process of organism engineering using software and hardware automation. Organism engineers at Ginkgo learn from nature to develop new ...
Mission: Ginkgo was founded with the mission to make biology easier to engineer. Engineering biology isn't easy. It is frustratingly, painfully difficult. It's programming without a debugger, manufacturing without CAD, and construction without cranes. At Ginkgo we are building a team ...

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Ginkgo BioWorks Reviews

4.7
97%
Recommend to a Friend
100%
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Jason Kelly
Jason Kelly
45 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"amazing place to work"

Aug. 2, 2022 - Anonymous Employee

Pros

allows employees to be creative
flexibility in commercial roles
lots of female leadership

Cons

still going through transition of startup to public company
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Diversity & Inclusion at Ginkgo BioWorks

4.4
(28 reviews)

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Ginkgo BioWorks Interviews

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Positive59%
Negative20%
Neutral22%
Getting an Interview
Applied online81%
Employee Referral9%
Recruiter3%
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  1. Automation Engineer Interview

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    Interview

    The interview process is two phone screens followed by an onsite. The onsite consists of a presentation on how you automate a miniprep protocol or a presentation on a past project. This is then followed by two 2 on 1 interviews. The 'onsite' can be remote.
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    How would you automate the DNA miniprep protocol?

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Does Ginkgo BioWorks offer sponsored degrees?

...Pay was low, esp for strain engineers....

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Employees rate Ginkgo BioWorks 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 86 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 97% of employees would recommend working at Ginkgo BioWorks to a friend. This is based on 60 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

59% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Ginkgo BioWorks as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 3 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Ginkgo BioWorks.

89% of employees think that Ginkgo BioWorks has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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