Career Opportunities

Help us create a future for everyone. From working with our partners on our product teams to lifting the voices and work of our grantees, CZI is always looking for talented, driven individuals to join our mission. Explore our current openings below.

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Brand & Communications (1)
Director of Communications, Community

Central

You will be responsible for developing and executing communications programs that support CZI’s regional work, partnerships, and statewide housing affordability program.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Flex)

Central

Brand & Communications

Data (2)
Data Science & Engineering Manager

Education

You will manage and grow a team of data scientists and ensure that the team is serving the data science needs of the CZI’s education team and Gradient Learning.
Redwood City, CA (Open to Flex)

Education

Data

Staff Data Scientist (Applied Science), Education

Education

You will build metrics, visualizations, dashboards, provide data insight, product expertise, build data products (eg. ML models) and bring a strategic perspective to partners throughout the organization.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Education

Data

Design (4)
Director, Design and User Experience Research, Science

Science

You will lead, develop, mentor and inspire a user experience research and design team, currently at 8 full-time employees plus 2-3 contractors. This requires setting clear goals, managing project loads and allocating team members’ time and effort, ensuring deadlines are met and setting up team members for overall success. Partner and collaborate cross-functionally with product management, engineering, data science, program officers, and leadership to ensure that research insights and design work are delivered in a timely and impactful manner. Ensure that user experience research and design continue to play a strong role in establishing overall technology priorities for the initiative.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Flex)

Science

Design

Senior Product Designer, Education

Education

You will partner closely with a cross-functional team to clearly understand human needs, generate meaningful product ideas and measure the impact of those ideas.
Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Education

Design

Senior User Experience Researcher, Imaging

Science

You will spearhead UX research on the napari viewer (consisting of cross functional partners in product management, application science, data science, as well as community developer contributors) and will conduct mixed-methods research to deliver impact across the product lifecycle. You will also collaborate with the team’s UX Research Lead and Designers to ensure an integrated experience across all of imaging’s work.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Science

Design

Staff Product Designer, Science, Imaging

Science

You will work in a cross-functional team with product managers, engineers, and scientists to design and build impactful experiences. As a product designer, you'll be responsible for what you design from start to finish: brainstorming solutions, iterating on interactions, creating visual polish, and giving design guidance to engineers as they implement.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Science

Design

Education Programs (1)
Senior Content Manager, Along (EdTech)

Education

You will lead the team responsible for Along’s content development and strategy from within CZI’s Research to Practice team. The Senior Content Manager, Along will establish organizational and operating strategy and parameters for content development projects in service of Along’s product goals.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Education

Education Programs

Engineering (13)
Engineering Manager, Science

Science

You will manage the day-to-day operations of the CZ Gen Epi team, a team of five engineers building the genomic epidemiology project. The "CZ Gen Epi project at CZI" is building a web-based tool that allows public health departments and researchers worldwide track outbreaks of COVID-19 in their communities, identify which variants are active, and detect new variants that may arise. The software is being developed at CZI in a public open source repository and is free for use by anyone, with the goal of making this capability available in underserved communities as easily as it is anywhere.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Flex)

Science

Engineering

Principal Software Developer, Shasta, Science

Science

You will have the opportunity to design and build state of the art bioinformatics software to assemble de novo genomes
Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Science

Engineering

Senior Data Engineer, Education

Education

You will help ingest, coordinate and use data to help students in our program continue to grow and set them up for a lifetime of success.
Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Education

Engineering

Senior Infrastructure Security Engineer

Technology

You will join other Information Security teams in driving down risk across all of CZI. Infrastructure Security has in its purview both shared infrastructure and all of the product-specific infrastructures across CZI. This team builds paved road solutions to ensure secure defaults, helps teams better understand and address their risks, and contributes to CZI’s overall security culture.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Technology

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer (Frontend), Along, Education

Education, Technology

You will work full-stack with an emphasis on client-side web development and technical leadership to help teachers check-in 1-on-1 with each student so they feel seen and heard.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Education, Technology

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure, Education

Education, Technology

You will have the opportunity to establish a technical leadership role on the Education's Infrastructure team. You'll design, build, and maintain the foundational backend infrastructure that supports Education’s core products.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Education, Technology

Engineering

Senior Software Engineer, Trust, Education

Education, Technology

You will design and improve privacy & security infrastructure to protect user data, including user access control for multiple systems.
Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Education, Technology

Engineering

Site Reliability Engineer, Infrastructure

Technology

You will work alongside Software Engineers to ensure that we're designing and operating our systems with scalability and reliability in mind. Members of the Infrastructure organization have an impact on all of our initiatives by tackling technology problems which impact multiple engineering teams.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Technology

Engineering

Software Engineer, Infrastructure, Education

Education, Technology

You will have the opportunity to establish a technical leadership role on the Education's Infrastructure team. You'll design, build, and maintain the foundational backend infrastructure that supports Education’s core products.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Education, Technology

Engineering

Software Engineer, Notebooks, Education

Education, Technology

You will work full-stack and collaborate closely with a cross-functional team to develop, iterate on, and evolve the Notebooks product to improve teacher instruction and student learning.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Education, Technology

Engineering

Software Engineer, Onboarding & Training, Education

Education, Technology

You will build full stack features and work closely with a cross-functional team to understand goals, define project requirements, and develop core features. Collaborate with other engineers to deliver value to schools and teachers working to improve their educational practice.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Education, Technology

Engineering

Sr. Software Engineer, Machine Learning Infrastructure

Central

You will build shared tools and platforms to be used across all of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Members of the shared infrastructure engineering team have an impact on all of CZI's initiatives by enabling the technology solutions used by other engineering teams at CZI to scale. A person in this role will build these technology solutions and help to cultivate a culture of shared best practices and knowledge around machine learning and data science focused engineering.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Central

Engineering

Staff Software Engineer, Along, Education

Education, Technology

You will provide full-stack technical leadership and mentorship for the team to help teachers check-in 1-on-1 with each student so they feel seen and heard.
Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Education, Technology

Engineering

Finance (2)
Accounting Operations Manager

Central

You will be responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations of the Accounting Operations team. This includes overseeing the full procure to pay process including contract review and accurate and timely processing of invoices, expense reporting, and credit card maintenance. You will also be responsible for travel management and supporting the Senior Accounting Manager in ad hoc projects.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Central

Finance

Senior Accountant, Reporting

Central

You will report to the Senior Accounting Manager of Reporting and be responsible for helping to prepare and review the month end close. You should have strong experience in the preparation and review of areas such as cash, accruals, payroll, fixed assets, prepaid expenses, leases, inter-company payables/receivables, AP, and T&E accruals. You will also aid on an ad-hoc basis in the preparation of grants and investments accounting, the more technical areas of our month end close.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Central

Finance

IT (2)
Head of Business Systems and IT Operations

Central

You will help us to build and lead CZI-wide business systems with our partner teams across Communication, Facilities, Finance, Grant Making, Investments, Legal, People, and Recruiting.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Central

IT

IT Support Specialist, IT Operations

Technology

You will work closely with the IT Support and IT Operations Managers to identify and solution areas for opportunity in delivering support across the organization
Redwood City, CA (Open to Flex)

Technology

IT

Infrastructure & Security (2)
Executive Assistant, Central Technology

Technology

You will handle an extensive array of administrative tasks for the Head of Central Technology: wrangle hectic calendars and prioritize time, book travel, plan events, expense reporting, etc.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Flex)

Technology

Infrastructure & Security

TPM, Corporate Security, Threat and Incident Response

Central

You will be responsible for overseeing our incident response tools and processes, covering proactive planning and prevention, as well as reactive detection and remediation. You will own the development of operational playbooks, oversee the incident response process, drive our Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) technology, and ensure appropriate logging and monitoring across the organization’s infrastructure and applications.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Central

Infrastructure & Security

Investments (1)
Executive Assistant, Investments

Central

You will help schedule travel and meetings, draft correspondence, process expense reports, coordinate internal processes, and organize team events, among other duties.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Flex)

Central

Investments

Legal and Grants (1)
Product and Privacy Counsel

Central

You will partner with product managers, engineers, data scientists, grantmakers, and communications and policy experts to help make CZI a trustworthy and trusted organization. You will help us create solutions that comply with laws, respect the rights of others, and drive Privacy and Security by design. You will also support the development and implementation of our organization-wide intellectual property strategy, work regularly with external partners, and be a core member that helps build the culture of our team and the entire organization. You will report to the Director - Product, Privacy and Intellectual Property.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Central

Legal and Grants

People (4)
Executive Assistant, People

Central

You will primarily support our Head of People. The Executive Assistant acts as a liaison and representative for the team and the organization. The ideal person must have excellent interpersonal skills, incredible attention to detail, be able to work independently and always be one step ahead. The person in this role will need to be a masterful problem-solver and an organizational whiz given complex cross-functionality of the team.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Flex)

Central

People

People Business Associate

Central

You will build trust-based, collaborative relationships with managers and employees while ensuring the continued success of the People team in HR functional areas that include recruitment, position management, employee relations, compensation analysis, HRIS data analysis and reporting and learning and development.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Central

People

People Operations & Employee Experience Manager

Central

You will be supporting the Director of People Operations and Analytics by driving a wide range of critical work streams, including delivering an amazing new hire and employee experience and optimizing onboarding, offboarding, and other critical employee life-cycle processes to support CZI’s goal to be a diverse and inclusive organization.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Flex)

Central

People

Total Rewards Analyst

Central

You will provide overall support to the Total Rewards team to execute our strategy around attracting, retaining and supporting the people who are helping to create that future with a world-class total rewards program.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Central

People

Product (1)
Product Policy Manager

Education

You will evaluate existing product policies and procedures to identify areas of improvement; and execute data-driven research and policy development projects and grow partnerships with cross-functional groups.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Education

Product

Science Programs (1)
Senior Project Manager, Imaging

Science

You will be responsible for developing and managing project management systems and processes for teams working at the intersection of multidisciplinary teams.
Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Science

Science Programs

Technology Operations (1)
Third Party Security Program Lead, Central Tech

Central

You will be assisting the Program Manager in managing the CZI Third Party Security assessor team that assesses the security posture of the CZI vendors and making sure the team is supporting the Contract Owners to understand and mitigate security risks.
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Redwood City, CA (Open to Remote)

Central

Technology Operations