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Lab Technician II, Compound Logistics Specialist (SF Bay Area)



South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Vilya is a computational biotechnology company creating a novel class of medicines to precisely target disease biology. We believe computational approaches are an integral, if not foundational, component of drug discovery and development. Our platform is built on ground-breaking research in advanced computational approaches and taps into uncharted chemical space to design new molecular structures not found in nature.

Our molecules open the door to a brand-new class of medicine with enhanced drug-like properties. We are harnessing the power of our platform to go after previously impossible targets in an array of indications. Vilya’s ultimate goal is to solve some of the most challenging unmet medical needs that exist today.

Our Vision: Harness a revolution in technology and biology to better human health

Our Mission: Build an independent, leading biotech company founded on intelligent drug design to cure the incurable

We are seeking a Technician II, Compound Logistics Specialist to organize and maintain all aspects of our chemical building block inventory, including material sourcing, ordering, receiving, and registration to an electronic database.


  • Provide day-to-day operational support of all building block order management and logistics activities, including managing the shipment of materials to and from vendors and CROs
  • Work with the Chemistry team to ensure new building block materials are identified and ordered
  • Work with the Analytical Chemistry team on internal building block QC efforts
  • Work with the Compound Management team to ensure existing low-quantity building blocks are reordered and restocked promptly, and to prepare building block stock solutions for High-Throughput Synthesis and Discovery Chemistry efforts
  • Strong time management skills, knows how to be efficient, prioritize objectives, and communicate inventory status to a broad team on-demand
  • Effective communication and collaboration with all members of the Vilya team
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and perceptive problem solving capabilities


  • BS in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Engineering or related field, with 2 or more years of experience in compound management
  • Experienced in chemical ordering platforms (Enamine, eMolecules, etc)
  • Working proficiency with online laboratory inventory management systems


  • Opportunity to work in a disruptive startup with a talented, experienced, and growing team of dedicated individuals
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching for contributions
  • Stock options
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Open, flexible vacation policy
  • Support to attend professional conferences that are meaningful to your career growth
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Commuter benefits
  • Salary Range : $60,000 - $90,000 (depending on experience)