Pairwise
Careers at Pairwise
Who We Are

Driven by the belief that healthy food should be consistently fresh, delicious, and convenient, Pairwise brings together leaders in agriculture, technology, and consumer foods to harness the transformative potential of new genomics technologies to create innovative new products. Pairwise is working to develop new varieties of crops, and to partner with organizations that seek to drive innovation across the plant-based economy. 


Our Culture 

Just like the plants we work with, we believe in leveraging the natural diversity of our team members so they can bring their best selves to create value for our consumers.  And it starts by intentionally living our values: 


Our Values 

We love Product-Focused Science– our consumer’s needs and desires create our path. 

We value Inclusion – leveraging the diverse experiences of our team makes us more productive and innovative 

We believe in Transparency – open sharing of information allows us to trust one another, be adaptable and purposeful. 

We are not afraid to Do Hard Things – Together, we have the power to solve seemingly unsolvable problems. 

We have Fun – life is too short to take ourselves too seriously.  


What’s it like to work here? 

It’s casual.We wear jeans & sneakers, and work in an open and collaborative team environment.

We’re all owners.Accountable. Passionate. Results-focused. We jump in and contribute, whether it’s in serving with fellow employees on the safety committee or cleaning the coffee machine. 

We’re entrepreneurial.Creative. Smart. We embrace change, and we are willing to take smart risks. 

We’re team players. We believe in the individual’s contribution to the team and the whole. We learn from and teach each other. 

We care for each other. We serve together.  We run, walk, eat, and grow together. 

We’re respectful and value integrity.  We challenge ideas and have a sense of humor.  We cultivate innovation and celebrate the diversity of thought and trust our colleagues with our ideas and use good judgment. 

We believe in doing things the right way and owning the outcome.We know it is not enough to just get something done but needs to be done in the right way.   

We believe our company’s strength comes from within and manifests when we work together. We are Pairwise, and we are valued here. 

Our Rewards

Our competitive pay and benefits package includes: 

  • Equity ownership in the company
  • Competitive Compensation
  • A comprehensive medical/dental/vision benefits package, including HSA & FSA options (plan dependent), as well as disability insurance coverage in addition to other optional insurance programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan (pre- and post- tax options available!)
  • Flexible PTO, as well as company holidays


Our Current Job Openings
Role Type Location
Vice President, Sales Full-time Golden Belt Campus
Lead, Post Harvest Physiology Full-time RTP
Lead, Decision Science Full-time Golden Belt Campus
Senior Manager, Agronomy (Berries) Full-time California
Sr Manager, Commercial Field Production Full-time California
Senior Manager, Order to Cash Operations Full-time Golden Belt Campus
Manager, Cost Accounting Full-time Golden Belt Campus
Director, Seed Operations Full-time California
Field Statistician (Contractor) Contractor Golden Belt Campus
Scientist, DNA Repair Full-time Golden Belt Campus
Scientist, Protein Science Full-time Golden Belt Campus
Scientist, Transformation Full-time RTP
Research Associate - General Full-time Golden Belt Campus
Specialist, Post-Harvest Processing Full-time Salinas, CA
HR/Operations & Office Coordinator Contractor Golden Belt Campus
Research Associate, Delivery Technology (Contractor) Contractor RTP