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43599BR
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Senior Staff Engineer, Systems/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
Summary
We are seeking a strong candidate to work within a multidisciplinary team of engineers, chemists, software developers, and molecular biologists. The job responsibilities will include both leading projects and participating in projects related to DNA sequencing technologies that result in new product introductions, applications and improved system performance. Responsibilities may also include managing or conducting experiments to improve performance on existing Ion platforms. It will be critical that this individual have strong verbal and written communication skills to be successful.

Job Description
We are seeking a strong candidate to work within a multidisciplinary team of engineers, chemists, software developers, and molecular biologists. The job responsibilities will include both leading projects and participating in projects related to DNA sequencing technologies that result in new product introductions, applications and improved system performance.

The job responsibilities will include design, development, and verification of technologies required to deliver Ion DNA sequencing products to market. Responsibilities may also include managing or conducting experiments to improve performance on existing Ion platforms. It will be critical that this individual have strong verbal and written communication skills to be successful.

Position requirements and skills:

  • Minimum BS, MS or PhD recommended, in Mechanical/Electrical/Systems or Bio-medical Engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in product or technology development post BS degree
  • In addition to strong technical skills, successful candidates should possess excellent organizational, communication and team skills, as well as thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Experience with laboratory automation, Next Gen sequencing, and design tools (Solidworks, Cadence) are a plus

The ideal candidate will be:
  • Energetic, goal driven and focused
  • Extremely hard-working, motivated, resourceful and flexible
  • Creative, innovative, and able to perform early prototyping independently
  • Adept at planning, prioritizing, multi-tasking, organizing and following through
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • An individual with experience in biotechnology or medical device development
  • An individual with some hands-on experience with current molecular biology technologies (PCR, cloning, and enzymology)
  • DNA sequencing experience would be highly regarded in consideration for this position.
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