Codexis Careers

What we do

At Codexis, we engineer enzymes for biosolutions that benefit human health and environmental health. From developing biocatalysts for sustainable pharmaceutical manufacturing, to engineering enzymes for effective disease treatments and accurate molecular diagnostics, we aim to create a brighter future. This unified vision is what drives us to challenge what is possible.

To meet this goal, we look for individuals who are driven, eager to grow and ready to embrace meaningful challenges. We empower employees to be authentic, ambitious, agile and have the courage to take action where they can make a positive impact. Whether you are driven by science, or a different area of expertise, we need you to help us create a brighter future. 

Come join us on this journey and mission of making the world a safer, healthier, and better place!
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“What I love about working at Codexis is our ability to help exponentially more patients than at a typical biotech company. Our engineered enzymes are a part of numerous marketed products, and we’re executing cutting-edge science for a host of disease states. I am excited to see how the potential of our platform technology unfolds over the next few years to support even more partners and patients.”
Lauren Rose Musto, Vice President of Corporate Communications


We work hard, but we also know you have a family, friends, hobbies, and a life outside the office. That’s why we offer a great benefits package, not just a competitive salary.

Generous paid time off

Everyone needs a healthy, happy, and productive life. This means you'll need time to rest and recover.

Flexible, hybrid or remote working for some positions

There is some flexibility for a flexible, hybrid or remote working arrangements for positions that are not site critical. We want you to work when and where you're most productive.

Amazing healthcare benefits

Enjoy the best medical, dental and optical coverage that is partially company paid that starts on day one. We've got you and your family covered!

Meaningful equity and 401k company match

Work for a company where your contributions will pay off! Everyone gets a meaningful equity allocation as a new hire and annual refresher as well as match up to 4% of your 401k contributions.

Top of the line equipment

We’ll set you up with the right tools to do your best work—starting with a Laptop, monitor, and the right software to get the job done as well as ergonomic assistance for your wellbeing.

DEI internship and student mentorship programs

You’ll be joining a team of smart, capable, helpful people that are all working towards a common goal, that want you to win, and help our business to grow.

Student loan programs

Codexis offers its employees with student loans, a program to help pay their student loans off faster and save on interest through our Fidelity partner.

Health and wellness programs

Through our partner, we provide a digital experience giving our people one place to track activities and earn cash awards

Fitness reimbursement

Codexis aims to promote “ongoing” healthy lifestyles for employees and to that end, has created guidelines for its physical fitness reimbursement program. 

Current Opportunities

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