Up for the challenge?

Synlogic is a global leader in the effort to advance an entirely new scientific strategy in drug discovery and development to truly transform treatment paradigms for patients with first-in-class medicines. Are you ready to change the future of medicine with us?

Designed for Life

Synlogic is where human logic—genuinely caring for people and the world around us—meets science logic: Our understanding of human biology, genetics, and engineering. To change the future of medicine, we believe in nurturing talent and personal and professional growth to drive meaningful careers and lives. We foster a people-focused environment grounded in compassion, trust, collaboration, and fun, and a singular focus to drive the data-driven design and development of life-changing medicines.

Live Our Benefits

Synlogic offers an industry-competitive benefits package focused around three core objectives: Supporting health, security and fun. Our comprehensive benefits provide a range of options including medical plans, wellness options and financial support.

We Live Healthy

BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) Medical and Dental—with HMO and PPO options

Reproductive Health and Travel Benefits

Unlimited paid time off, and an end-of-year company shut down

Onsite gym, company-paid membership at Cambridge Athletic Club, monthly fitness reimbursement and three-month gym membership through BCBS

Hub-Home flexible working model

A kitchen full of healthy snack options

We Live Securely

Own a share of the company with new-hire and annual equity

Fidelity 401K plan and company match

Disability and life insurance benefits

Company-paid commuting benefits, including a green transportation benefit for those who walk, bike or scoot

Health Savings Account plan, with 100% deductible funded by the company

Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care

12 weeks of company paid parental leave

We Live for Fun

Weekly all-company communication meetings

Regular company outings and events

Regular D&I seminar series

Company paid volunteer and community service day

We are driven by the people we serve, the challenges we will overcome, and the possibility of what we can accomplish together.

Join us!

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*Important Notice:

Please be aware of the potential for scams from individuals, organizations, and internet sites that claim to represent Synlogic in recruitment activities. Synlogic conducts a formal recruitment process for all authorized positions posted and does not conduct interviews via social media or other third-party sites. Please report any suspicious recruiting activity to:

Brendan St. Amant

Brendan joined Synlogic in 2021 as Vice President, Head of Legal. Prior to joining Synlogic, he was Vice President, Legal, and member of the leadership team at Ohana Biosciences and was senior counsel at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Brendan was previously an associate and partner at the law firm of Donnelly, Conroy & Gelhaar, LLP, in Boston where he focused on commercial controversies and government enforcement. Earlier in his legal career, Brendan served as a clerk for the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and was an associate at the law firm of Goodwin Procter. He received his B.A. in History from Cornell University, J.D. from Harvard Law School, and his M.P.P from the Harvard Kennedy School. Brendan has served on several practice-related bar committees and on the executive committee of the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education corporation. 

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