NGS Automation Manager

Bioo Scientific
Job Location
7050 Burleson Rd
Austin, TX 78744
Job Description

As NGS Automation Manager at Bioo Scientific you will work in a dynamic team environment to design, develop, test and maintain several automated liquid handlers which support our Next-Gen Sequencing (NGS) library preparation technology and manufacturing operations. You will plan, design, and execute experiments related to high throughput sequencing. The candidate should have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to problem solve and effectively discuss data at meetings, assist team members with data analysis and interpretation, successfully troubleshoot complex experiments, proactively identify and resolve experimental challenges with limited input. Data organization and presentation are important components of this position. 

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Design, develop, test, and validate automated liquid handlers using software and hardware.  
  • Manage customer relationships
  • Pre and post sales support for key customers using Bioo Scientific’s automation compatible kits
  • Creation of guides and marketing material related to NGS automation
  • Writing clear and concisely and communicate research results effectively with supervisor
  • Developing, updating and revising standard operating procedures



Skills required:

  • Experience with any of the following automated liquid handlers is a big plus: Agilent Bravo, Beckman FxP, PE Sciclone, Zerphyr, Eppendorf Epimotion, Hamilton Star, Nimbus, Tecan Evo
  • Experience with PCR, qPCR, gel electrophoresis, cloning, DNA or RNA sample prep. 
  • Strong math and statistics background
  • Self-starter, able to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to problem solve and effectively discuss data at meetings
  • Ability to overcome technical challenges in a fast paced commercial environment
  • Ability to read and search scientific literature

Education / Experience:

  • BS or MS in Biology, Chemistry or Engineering Science
  • 2-5 years of experience with automated liquid handlers and database systems in a laboratory setting
  • Familiarity with robotics for liquid automation
  • Technical understanding of pipetting and dispensing methods and techniques 
How to Apply

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About Our Organization

Bioo Scientific is a rapidly growing biotech company that develops cutting edge products for the Next Generation Sequencing and Food and Feed industries. Bioo Scientific offers a comprehensive medical and dental insurance package and 401K plan to complement its competitive salaries.

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