We Aim to Hire and Retain High Performing Individuals Driven to Transform the Lives of Patients

Achaogen is committed to hiring and developing a team of talented, dynamic, motivated and creative individuals. We enable a flexible work environment that allows us to have an effective work-life integration and are driven by results and our values. We strive to have a flat and collaborative work environment and we enable that through our physical working space and by giving everyone the opportunity to voice their ideas and contribute broadly to the organization. 

In addition to providing an enjoyable and rewarding workplace, we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to all employees.

  • Competitive Base Salary and Bonus Targets
  • Equity (Options and Restricted Stock Units)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 401(k) Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off (22 days/year)
  • Office Shutdown on Major Holidays and between Christmas & New Year’s
  • Medical — PPO, HMO & HDHP, Medical Benefits Abroad
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life/AD&D and Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Achaogen Explorers Program — 6 Weeks Paid Time Off after 6 Years of Service  
  • Other Voluntary Benefits such as On-Site Gym Access, Commuter Benefits, Additional Insurance, Income Protection
  • Subsidized Lunch Office Delivery

Achaogen's facility is ten minutes from San Francisco International Airport, and fifteen minutes from downtown San Francisco. Shuttle service is available from BART and Caltrain to allow easy access to our offices.


Learn more about our Values.