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Data Engineer Intern (2592)

Full-time, Internship
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Data Engineer Intern (2592)

Amyris has developed an industry-leading platform for designing and building synthetic organisms. Our technology is being used today to make clean beauty products, bio-based renewable chemicals, and even vaccine ingredients. The Data Engineering team at Amyris supports a suite of custom applications using various state of the art data technologies that make this cutting-edge science possible. Being on the Data Engineering team is all about learning and sharing experiences using the technologies that will make the difference for the company. 
Intern will primarily be here to learn the various technologies data engineering team is working on. This role will work with us to implement and understand the on-premise and cloud technologies following the best in the breed engineers. They will also learn more about processes, governance and security. This candidate will learn how to provide the best service for our clients making sure we are professional, following all processes but still making sure we don’t breach SLA’s and introduce unwanted delays in delivery. This role’s primary responsibility will be to learn these technologies and then help implement some of those, possibly providing new ideas to the team. 


  • Be the point of contact to manage the incoming stream of support work and project work for the team
  • Help organize and prioritize work for the team. This obviously will be done with the seniors’ help
  • Help the team out with implementation of change management process and be a protagonist for it
  • Help creating knowledgebase for the team
  • Work on creating the asset management inventory for the data team
  • Foster good relationship with our stakeholders and work on easing their pain points


  • Working towards a degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
  • Having a good understanding of some databases and data technologies, whether on cloud or on-prem 
  • Knowledge of using MS office tools, specially ms excel, ms word, visio and powerpoint. This knowledge will be utilized to create architectural drawings working with seniors and documenting various applications we have
  • Motivated self-starter who can manage various communication channels simultaneously with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Someone with a  can-do attitude who is not shy to bring in their own perspective on doing things
  • Have a deep understanding of RDBMS and database architecture 
  • Experience with both open source and off the shelf technologies 
  • Exceptional English communication skills, both written and verbal, this includes listening skills and an open attitude toward constructive feedback
  • Ability to work both with a global team and individually 
At Amyris, we believe that diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) is essential to our core values. We embrace and encourage an equity-minded work culture, knowing that it is the driving force of innovation that positively impacts our employees, consumers, and communities. And for Amyris, a sense of belonging is what drives our mission forward and is the foundation of everything we do, ensuring a healthier, more sustainable future for us all. Make Good, No Compromise. Amyris (Nasdaq: AMRS) is a leading synthetic biotechnology company, transitioning the Clean Health & Beauty and Flavors & Fragrances markets to sustainable ingredients through fermentation and the company's proprietary Lab-to-Market™ technology platform. This Amyris platform leverages state-of-the-art machine learning, robotics and artificial intelligence, enabling the company to rapidly bring new innovation to market at commercial scale. Amyris ingredients are included in over 20,000 products from the world's top brands, reaching more than 300 million consumers. Amyris also owns and operates a family of consumer brands that is constantly evolving to meet the growing demand for sustainable, effective and accessible products. For more information, please visit Amyris, the Amyris logo, No Compromise, Biossance, JVN, Pipette, Purecane, Rose Inc. and Lab-to-Market, Terasana are trademarks or registered trademarks of Amyris, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.  Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), Amyris is required to inform California residents who are our job applicants (“Applicants”) about the personal information we collect about you when you apply to a job on this site. As an Applicant, you have the right to know and understand the categories of personal information we collect about you, and the purposes for which the categories of personal information shall be used, pursuant to the CCPA. By clicking the “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” button below and submitting your job application, you agree you have reviewed the complete Privacy Notice for Employees, Independent Contractors and Job Applicants.  If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact Amyris at  As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.  If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submit resumes to any person or email address at Amyris, Inc. prior to having a signed agreement. Amyris is not liable for and will not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved recruitment partners. Furthermore, any resumes sent to us without an agreement in place will be considered your company’s gift to Amyris and may be forwarded to our recruiters for their attention.