Working at Achaogen

Achaogen is committed to hiring and supporting a team of talented, creative and intelligent individuals. In addition to an enjoyable and rewarding workplace, we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to all employees:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Equity
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Medical - PPO, HMO & HDHP
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending
  • Income Protection
  • 401k
  • Flexibility

Achaogen's facility, located on the shores of the San Francisco Bay, is ten minutes from the San Francisco International Airport, and only fifteen minutes from downtown San Francisco — a city consistently ranked as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Beaches, hiking/biking trails, downhill skiing, and redwood forests can easily be found within a half-day drive of our offices. The natural beauty of the Bay Area is accentuated by the cultural diversity of its population. The Bay Area is a thriving intellectual center, with three internationally renowned research institutions and numerous biotech and high-tech companies in close proximity.




Positions Available

Resumes may be submitted without applying for a specific job by email (, fax (650-434-3803) or mail (7000 Shoreline Court, #371, South San Francisco, CA 94080). If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, please contact us at 650-800-3636 x2 for assistance.

Achaogen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions and breastfeeding, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, registered domestic partner status, military and veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.