Senior Mechanical Engineer

Sigilon Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company creating functional cures for chronic diseases using Shielded Living Therapeutics. The Shielded Living Therapeutics product platform consists of novel engineered human cells that are encased in a proprietary immune-shielding matrix and placed in the body. These Shielded Living Therapeutics then produce therapeutic proteins in a programmable and durable fashion, without generating fibrosis or immune rejection. Our pipeline of products in hemophilia, lysosomal storage diseases, and, in collaboration with Eli Lilly, type 1 diabetes, are rapidly advancing toward the clinic. Sigilon was founded and created by Flagship Pioneering in conjunction with Daniel Anderson, Ph.D., and Robert Langer, Sc.D., of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Please forward your application via email to

The incumbent will be responsible for developing and performing methods to characterize laparoscopic delivery devices and equipment. The successful candidate will also assist in the development of methods to characterize hydrogel-based tissue scaffolds. This role will require daily interaction with stake holders in engineering, biology, and surgery. Presentation of written and oral summaries of progress in team meetings, as well as to management is expected. This employee will operate a diverse array of analytical equipment and maintain a safe laboratory environment