Job Location
640 Galveston Drive
Redwood City, CA 94063

At GenapSys we are working to change the world of healthcare and diagnostics.   Our team brings together an incredibly diverse and multidisciplinary set of backgrounds and skills – from electrical and mechanical engineers, to physicists, chemists, microfluidic engineers, molecular biologists, bioinformaticians, mathematicians and more.  Together we will advance scientific and medical knowledge and improve human health through cheaper, faster, and more accurate DNA sequencing technologies.

We’re looking for a talented and passionate Product Manager to join our fast-paced startup company.  Specifically, we are looking for an exceptional candidate who has expertise in biotech instrumentation and working well with Biologists, Chemists and Engineers as well as a strong ability to build relationships and act as a communication liaison.  The ideal candidate will be dedicated, hard-working and have a passion for building something different that can impact medical research and patient care.  If you want to help change the current paradigm of DNA sequencing send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] .  Please include a short description that tells us how you stand out as an ideal contributor to the GenapSys vision and goals.

Job Description


  • Play a key role in the product development process by working directly with endusers to understand feedback, solve problems and provide information to the development teams at GenapSys.
  • Act as the communication liaison with GenapSys customers providing a positive enduser experience reporting feedback both technical and practical to the GenapSys teams.
  • Support new product development from proof of concept to commercialization defining customer and product requirements, managing product launches and developing value proposition.
  • Play a strong role in the product improvement process using technical and practical feedback from endusers.
  • Work as a unified team with the molecular biology, engineering, software, chip development and manufacturing groups.
  • Manage budgets, outside vendors, and develop quality external relationships that will benefit the business

Position Requirements

  • Masters or PhD level candidate in Engineering, Life Sciences or Chemistry
  • Minimum 5+  years of product management in the biotech instrumentation and/or Life Sciences industry
  • Previous experience in managing relationships with early access customer sites
  • Strong customer focus including the ability to define customer requirement from a diverse customer base
  • Strong technical knowledge of genomics, next generation DNA sequencing, and molecular biology products
  • Understanding of Product Management and Program management processes
  • Experience managing multiple stakeholders and resolving conflict within teams
  • Experience launching products in the biotech instrumentation area
  • Excellent communication skills including oral, written and presentation techniques
  • Ability to present technical information and business related material to diverse audiences
  • General knowledge of industry practices for developing, promoting and selling similar products
  • Innovative, driven, results-oriented and methodical, with record of achievement commensurate with previous experience
  • Experience with start-up environments is a plus.
About Our Organization

At GenapSys, we are developing a DNA-sequencing technology that will revolutionize the world of healthcare. Our system will enable fast, accurate, and ultra-low cost genetic tests in order to better understand (and ultimately treat) genetic diseases such as Cancer, Parkinson’s, Diabetes, and Alzheimer’s, just to name a few.  GenapSys was founded by Dr. Hesaam Esfandyarpour, and incubated over 6 years (2004-2010) at Stanford University.  We have built an incredible team of scientists, engineers, and business professionals – join our team and be part of the adventure!

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