Job Title: Sr Reagent Development Automation Engineer
Reports To: Sr. Managing Automation Scientist
Department: Hardware Development
This position is for a highly motivated automation scientist or engineer with significant hands-on experience programming and running laboratory automation equipment, particularly high-performance liquid handlers and/or integrated robotic systems as part of a reagent development and/or manufacturing operation. The position will require development and manufacturing transfer for a complex variety of molecular biology and sequencing reagents in support of a large-scale DNA sequencing platform.
The candidate should have a fundamental understanding of biochemistry and molecular biology and be familiar with developing and manufacturing a variety of reagents. The candidate should be familiar with product and process development and should be capable of designing and executing verification and validation studies. Some data analysis may be required. The candidate should be able to communicate at a very high level and carry out complex experimental procedures independently with minimal supervision. The candidate should be comfortable in a dynamic, cross-functional environment.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Assist with the development and testing of reagent manufacturing methods.
- Run instrument qualification procedures, including IQ/OQ.
- Run optimization studies.
- Run system validation studies.
- Generate, analyze, summarize and present test data.
- Write test reports.
- Generate SOPs.
- Perform other work-related duties as assigned.