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Senior Bioinformatics Software Engineer (Remote Position)

Seeking those who aspire to change the world.

The Senior Bioinformatics Engineer will be instrumental in evolving our bioinformatics pipelines that analyze and interpret whole genome sequencing data into clear solutions for better health. We’ll count on you to continually think of smarter, cleaner, and quicker solutions to improve and evolve our advanced genetic analysis solutions.

The Senior Bioinformatics Engineer brings an effective balance of software development expertise and bioinformatics knowledge to develop cutting-edge code and scripts for genetic analysis that's at the forefront of the genomics industry. They are passionate about bioinformatics and disruptive technology, the power of software, and the potential for purposeful companies to do good while doing good business.

If you’re looking to join a team that is passionate about creating innovative bioinformatics solutions using the latest in analysis technologies —read on!

Position Responsibilities

  • Developing, maintaining, and scaling bioinformatics software for analysis and interpretation of DNA genotyping and genome sequencing (WES and WGS) data.
  • Working with the bioinformatics team to create innovative solutions for the storage and analysis of individual human WGS data and rapidly growing WGS databases.
  • Developing, testing, deploying, and improving new, cutting-edge genetic analysis features for both new and existing DTC and B2B services.
  • Solving complex bioinformatics problems.
  • Standardizing diverse human genetic datasets from a wide range of genetic testing technologies and laboratories.
  • Keeping up-to-date on the latest trends and advancements in bioinformatics as well as new bioinformatics tools and methodologies.
Organization
Sequencing.com
Organization Website
Job Location

REMOTE POSITION 680 E Colorado Blvd
Suite 180
Pasadena, CA 91101
United States

Salary
$125,000
Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employee discount
  • Opportunities for rapid career advancement
Requirements
  • Masters or PhD in Bioinformatics or Computational Biology

  • Minimum of 4 years of work experience in bioinformatics (preferably focusing on human genomics)

  • Prefer bioinformatics experience in the consumer genomics industry such as for 23andMe, Helix, AncestryDNA, MyHeritage, GEDmatch, or similar consumer genetic testing companies such as Fulgent, GeneDx, Invitae, Counsyl, and Ambry Genetics.

  • Experience developing advanced bioinformatics code, scripts, and software, for storage, analysis, and interpretation of human genetic data.

  • Experience with human Whole Genome Sequencing pipelines (primary, secondary, and tertiary analysis) including pipeline testing, troubleshooting, and optimization

  • Experience with a wide range of microarray, WES, and WGS datasets

  • Experience with open-source bioinformatics tools and resources including those used for pre-processing, alignment, variant calling and annotation as well as lifting of reference genomes

  • Expert at efficiently coding bioinformatics software including but not limited to: Python, JAVA, C#, .NET Framework, .NET Core Server Side, Linux Shell (Bash) Scripting, Perl

  • Experience with: AWS, Linux, Unix Servers, Windows Server, Windows Services, IIS, WCF, WebAPI, Microsoft SQL Server.

  • Experience with GIT as well as other distributed VCS experience

  • Experience with build management/CI/CD tools

  • Passionate about developing software solutions that help improve people’s lives.

How to Apply
About Our Organization

Sequencing.com is the world’s largest DNA App Store. Our platform's unique universal compatibility enables more than 100 DNA analysis apps and reports in our marketplace to analyze DNA data from any test (23andMe, AncestryDNA, whole genome sequencing) and provide useful information on health, wellness, nutrition, fitness, and genealogy.

Our user base is exploding, and the personal genomics market is experiencing unprecedented growth. We’re venture-backed and scaling rapidly to meet consumer demand.

Sequencing.com is focused on changing lives and changing the world. Our service helps people understand and use the valuable information in their DNA so they can live healthier, happier, and longer lives.

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Sequencing is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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Field Applications Scientist (FAS), Europe

Inscripta has developed the world's first scalable platform for benchtop Digital Genome Engineering. The company’s advanced CRISPR-based platform, consisting of an instrument, consumables, software and assays, offers a fully automated workflow that enables multiplexed, trackable editing of cells at an unprecedented scale. Inscripta’s goal is to empower scientists whose gene editing research is stifled by current technical and licensing limitations, enabling them to realize a new era of biological discovery.

 

We are looking for an outstanding Field Applications Scientist to drive market adoption and ensure customer success using Inscripta’s Digital Genome Engineering platform. This individual will provide premier support for our instrumentation, consumables, software and assays. The FAS will leverage their experience in genome editing, next generation sequencing and NGS data analysis to match customer research goals to our platform’s capabilities, conduct training, project design and troubleshooting, and help drive the reorder cycle. They’ll also relay customer feedback to Field Sales, Applications, and Marketing to optimize the customer’s user experience.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Deliver exceptional pre/post-sales applications support; educate customers on the use of our technology and help them conduct novel genome engineering projects to maximize their research success.
  • Understand the customer’s research requirements to help them design, implement, analyze and interpret their experiments, thus building the scientific credibility of both the FAS and our technology.
  • Work with Field Sales representatives, supporting their efforts to identify, develop and close high-value sales opportunities to meet/exceed revenue targets for hardware and consumables.
  • Persuasively deliver technical, customer-facing seminars covering a variety of scientific research areas, applications, products and data related to Inscripta’s technology platform.
  • Coordinate with Sales, Applications Development, Marketing and Product Management to implement successful strategies that balance the needs of the customer, Sales, and internal departments.
  • Act as an internal customer advocate by communicating information between the customer, Sales, Marketing, Applications and other departments related to product feedback, competitive intelligence, market trends, and effectiveness of marketing, positioning, and field tactics.
  • Build, engage and leverage a network of early access and KOL customers to drive the awareness and reputation of our platform and deepen customer relationships with key scientific leaders.

 

Organization
Inscripta
Organization Website
Job Location

Field-based role in Europe (UK, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands or Sweden)
London
E16 2PX
United Kingdom

Benefits

Inscripta offers a competitive base salary, bonus plan, benefits package and stock options to all team members.  Join us and work with a great team of people developing the world's first scalable platform for benchtop Digital Genome Engineering. At Inscripta we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our innovation, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace because the more inclusive we are as a company, the better our work will be.  Inscripta is headquartered in Boulder, CO with offices in Pleasanton and San Diego, CA.  This position is a field-based position located in Europe, preferably based in any major city in UK, Germany, Denmark, Sweden or the Netherlands.

**Please note: this position is located in Europe, and our online application system was designed in the U.S. Should your address not fit the U.S. parameters, these fields are not required. We ask instead that you attach your resume with your current city and country. Thank you.**

Requirements
  • Research and/or commercial experience in one or more of the following areas: CRISPR-based genome editing, next generation sequencing, synthetic biology, metabolic engineering and functional genomics.
  • Familiarity with/expertise using CRISPR design tools and/or next generation sequence analysis software.
  • Experience in the demonstration, installation, operation and troubleshooting of sophisticated, high-throughput instrument platforms. Previous field applications support experience is highly preferred.
  • Ph.D. in a relevant field with 2+ years’ experience (post-doc or industrial) or a Master’s degree with 5+ years’ experience and exceptional qualifications.
  • Experience in successful experimental design, interpretation, troubleshooting and optimization. Ability to develop solutions to complex problems that require innovation and collaboration.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills to effectively deliver technical presentations, handle customer issues and work collaboratively to support the efforts of Field Sales.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work in a highly innovative, fast-paced startup environment, collaborating closely with other cross-functional and geographically distributed teams.
  • Proficiency with verbal and written communication in English a must. Working language proficiency in German, French, Spanish, Italian, or any of the Nordic languages is not required but would be a plus.
  • Based in any major city in UK, Germany, Denmark, Sweden or the Netherlands. Avg. of 30-40% overnight travel in the above countries and in Ireland, Norway, Finland, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, and France.
About Our Organization

Inscripta is a life science technology company enabling scientists to solve some of today’s most pressing challenges with the first benchtop system for genome editing. The company’s automated Onyx™ platform, consisting of an instrument, consumables, assays, and software, makes CRISPR-based genome engineering accessible to any research lab. Inscripta supports its customers around the world from facilities in Boulder, Colo.; San Diego and Pleasanton, Calif.; and Copenhagen, Denmark. To learn more, visit Inscripta.com and follow @InscriptaInc.

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Web Development Manager

The Web Manager is responsible for the overall management of CSHL web properties. This management position oversees a web team prioritizing, scheduling and planning for all related web projects. The goal is to keep all CSHL web properties at or above industry standards.
 

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Manage a small Web Services team.
  • Set schedules, prioritize, and assign all web projects. 
  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for effective team building, mentoring, and training of staff. 
  • Support Web Oversight Board (WOB). Chair the Web User/Technology Group. 
  • Provide oversight and ownership of web applications and site enhancements: from strategy through post-launch production, executing best practices, monitoring performance, tracking against goals, and making improvements as needed. 
  • Triage and manage concurrent website support requests pertaining to website troubleshooting or enhancement projects for multiple websites. 
  • Create and implement quality assurance for website projects. 
  • Ensure all website regulatory compliance, i.e. ADA Webserver administration on the Pantheon cloud-based NGINX and in-house Linux Apache environment. 
  • Drive web development that achieves functional objectives and brand/design guidelines across all web properties as defined by the Communications Department, and trains/support staff across the institution who interact or are responsible for web properties
Organization
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Organization Website
Job Location

One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
United States

Salary
Comensurate
Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Requirements

EDUCATION:       

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field is required and a master’s degree in a related field is preferred.

EXPERIENCE:      

  • Experience in a wide range of digital areas including webserver administration, website architecture, requirements writing, SEO, analytics, and CMS development. ·       
  • Experience with managing multiple projects in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment. ·       
  • More than five years of previous web development experience and more than three years in a team lead or management role required. ·       
  • Experience implementing and extending web-based content management systems such as Joomla, Drupal, and WordPress ·       
  • Significant experience with frontend web development using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and grid framework such as bootstrap ·       
  • Experience integrating websites with network authentication systems (Active Directory) ·       
  • Experience implementing and overseeing full website production cycles; including development, test, and Q/A: create test plans to evaluate new functionalities before going live; conduct the tests; identify and oversee the resolution of bugs. ·      
  •  Work experience in a non-hierarchical academic environment is desired.

 SKILLS:        

  • Demonstrates leadership with a team-first mentality and the ability to build cross-functional relationships ·       
  • Ability to set, meet, and enforce realistic deadlines and maintain focus on multiple concurrent projects. ·       
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interface between technical and non-technical staff; flexible team player. ·       
  • Critical thinking skills are necessary, with constant attention to customer service. ·       
  • Ability to administer internal and cloud-based web servers with experience in the Pantheon NGINX and Linux/Apache. ·      
  • Proven skill in developing website backends using server-side technologies such as ASP.NET or PHP, SQL. Code and workflow management using revision control systems such as Github
How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply for this position with cover letter & resume on the CSHL careers website at:
https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/18635
Position Number: 01631-A

About Our Organization

Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu
 
You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.
 

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 
 

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Horticulturist II

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is seeking an experienced Horticulturalist to join the Facilities department. The ideal candidate will assist in design, order, plant and maintain annual and perennial flower beds and planters throughout the Lab grounds. 
  
 Additional responsibilities include: 
 - Watering, fertilizing and deadheading as needed. 
 - Pruning of shrubs and small trees. 
 - Creating seasonal displays in planters and flower beds. (Spring, Halloween, Winter holidays, etc.) 
 - Ordering, decorating, hanging holiday wreaths. 
 - Assisting with holiday lighting.

Organization
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Organization Website
Job Location

One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
United States

Salary
Comensurate
Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Requirements

Education: High school degree required. Associate’s degree in horticulture or a related field preferred.
 
Experience: Must have at least 2 years’ horticultural experience. Experience landscaping and 3-5 years’ experience working with various types of plants preferred.
 
Skills: Must have a solid working knowledge of plants, plant pests and general horticulture and an eye for detail.
 
Others: Must be comfortable working outside in various weather conditions and must have a valid driver’s license.

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply for this position online at:
https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/18612
 
Position Number:
01629-A

About Our Organization

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at https://www.cshl.edu
 
You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

 CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. 
  
 VEVRAA Federal Contractor 

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Postdoctoral Associate at the Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine

The Human Genome Sequencing Center (HGSC) at Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting a Postdoctoral Associate to carry out genomic and bioinformatic research utilizing next generation sequencing data for discovery of genomics variants that underlie susceptibility to cancer and/or congenital anomalies in pediatric patients. This position requires a trained bioinformatician, preferably with experience in genomics and next generation sequencing. We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills. The position will interact with laboratory molecular biologists in the study to prioritize mutations for functional validation. There will also be opportunities to contribute to other projects at the HGSC that drive gene discovery in areas of human health and precision medicine in both Mendelian and complex diseases.  The appointment will be initially for 3 years with prospects for renewal.
 

Job Duties

  • Performs in-depth sequence analyses on large genomic datasets.
  • Applies existing custom bioinformatics software to both well-defined and novel genome analysis problems.
  • Researches, assesses, and customizes third-party bioinformatics software.
  • Uses and customizes statistical graphing tools to visualize data.
Organization
The Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine
Organization Website
Job Location

One Baylor Plaza
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Salary
$53,760 - $54,000
Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD or Ph.D. in Basic Science, Health Science, or a related field.
  • No experience required. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Scientific programming with applications to biological research.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, shell script and the use of statistical packages such as R.
  • Programming in a UNIX/LINUX environment.
  • Next Generation sequence analysis experience.

 

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Labcorp Receives FDA EUA for Combo COVID-19/Flu Home Collection Kit

The collection kit uses the Roche Cobas SARS-CoV-2 & Influenza A/B Test for use on the Cobas 6800/8800 Systems for testing nasal or nasopharyngeal samples.

Postdoctoral Fellow

The Meyer and Navlakha labs in the Simons Center for Quantitative Biology at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory are looking for a post-doctoral fellow interested in combining computational and experimental approaches to study tolerance induction and generation of diversity in the immune system. Computationally, the position will require experience in machine learning and statistics. Experimentally, the position will require experience in in vitro imaging combined with cell tracking experiments and tissue culture.  An ideal candidate would be well-versed in both, but sufficient enthusiasm and excitement to learn can replace lack of experience.
 

Organization
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Organization Website
Job Location

One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
United States

Requirements

A Ph.D. in computer science/computational biology and related fields (with strong programming skills and scientific data visualization) or immunology/biology (with experience in flow cytometry/live tissue cultures/microscopy); familiarity with sequencing technologies would be a plus. Candidates are expected to exhibit resourcefulness and independence, willing to take the lead and actively drive the research project.
 

Please submit a CV, a short description of how our research interests overlap, and contact information for two references to: [email protected] and [email protected]. In addition, please apply online to https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/18643 Position ID: 03019-R
 

Candidates from non-traditional and/or underrepresented backgrounds, broadly defined, are strongly encouraged to apply.
 

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program, including medical and dental insurance, and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. In addition, CSHL Meetings and Courses program provides an opportunity for interacting with a broad range of researchers and exposure to timely advances in many areas of scientific research.
 

Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and bioinformatics. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus. Website: https://www.cshl.edu
 

You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

 

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVERRA

How to Apply

A Ph.D. in computer science/computational biology and related fields (with strong programming skills and scientific data visualization) or immunology/biology (with experience in flow cytometry/live tissue cultures/microscopy); familiarity with sequencing technologies would be a plus. Candidates are expected to exhibit resourcefulness and independence, willing to take the lead and actively drive the research project.
 

Please submit a CV, a short description of how our research interests overlap, and contact information for two references to: [email protected] and [email protected]. In addition, please apply online to https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/18643 Position ID: 03019-R
 

Candidates from non-traditional and/or underrepresented backgrounds, broadly defined, are strongly encouraged to apply.
 

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program, including medical and dental insurance, and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. In addition, CSHL Meetings and Courses program provides an opportunity for interacting with a broad range of researchers and exposure to timely advances in many areas of scientific research.
 

Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and bioinformatics. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus. Website: https://www.cshl.edu
 

You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

 

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVERRA

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Buyer III

Job Title:      Buyer III

Reports To:    Manager, Materials

FLSA Class:   Exempt

 

Position Summary/Objective:
The Buyer III role is responsible for obtaining material, product and services by executing company purchase orders through the company ERP system. Follow up with vendors to ensure deliveries are on time. Managing and updating of the Approved Supplier List. This position will manage the Supplier Management process and will ensure that tasks are planned, executed, reviewed and documented per the work instruction.

The Buyer III is responsible all for reporting all supplier management performance metrics and meeting activities.

The Buyer III role is office-based.

Essential Functions:

  • Comply with all company purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Process purchase requisitions and convert to purchase orders using the ERP system as required.
  • May process purchase requisitions for international affiliates and manage through fulfillment which may require the use of business database(s) to process requests.
  • Verify that open purchase orders are closed accurately, credits and returns processed according to company procedures and timely completion of all activities.
  • May approve supplier invoices to verify delivery of goods or services ordered under the purchasing.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to accept TBUSA credit terms and limit the use of credit card purchases.
  • Identifies, reconciles and resolves supplier delivery requirements, material shortages or non-technical quality improvements.
  • Daily communication with internal customers, affiliates and suppliers on material and service deliveries.
  • Review out of stock materials and takes appropriate action with internal departments or suppliers.
  • Negotiate costs, credits, and/or discounts from suppliers following proper approval processes.
  • Responsible for supplier management processes and chairs supplier management team meetings.
  • Oversees the accuracy of supplier master data in ERP: approved supplier list, supplier folders, supplier ratings, and generation of supplier scorecards.
  • Ability to set, track and measure key metric goals on supplier performance: delivery, quality, cost.
  • Point person for supplier management and purchasing during internal and external audits.
  • Continuously look to improve supply sources, specifically focused on delivery, pricing and quality.
  • Negotiate product costs, discounts, delivery terms or purchase confirmations to help draft supply agreements.  Works with Corporate Development on final agreements.
  • Subject matter expert in ERP system and can identify, recommend and initiate improvements to purchasing and supplier management functions.
  • Generates test scenarios for new ERP customization.
  • Works collaboratively with other departments on the maintenance of other relevant ERP master data: item master notes, item cost, safety stock, EEO and other order modifiers.
  • May support management with costing analysis and yearly cost roll process.
  • Train and mentor staff on purchasing and supplier management functions.
  • Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth analysis.
  • Exercises good judgment and demonstrates sense of urgency.
  • Excellent collaboration, communication and presentation skills (both written and verbal).
  • Adheres to quality system protocols.
  • Maintains documentation for areas of responsibility.
  • This position serves in a lead role but does not have supervisory responsibilities.


Education/Certification, Experience, and Competencies:

  • B.S. in Business required.
  • APICS training desired.
  • Buyer experience in a manufacturing environment necessary.
  • Background in Life Sciences or significant experience purchasing chemicals & reagents.
  • Must be proficient in EXCEL, Oracle E-Business or similar ERP system experience required.
  • Minimum 7 years prior relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with managing supplier management processes, creating scorecards and reporting performance metrics.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong planning, organizational, and interpersonal skills.



AAP/EEO Statement:
Takara Bio USA, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.


Disclaimer:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Organization
Takara Bio USA, Inc.
Organization Website
Job Location

2560 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
United States

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Territory Manager I (New England)

Job Title:         Territory Manager I (New England)
Reports to:        Senior Regional Sales Manager
FLSA Class:      Exempt


Introduction to Job Post:
The Territory Manager I is responsible for achieving sales revenue targets in assigned territories throughout western Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Maine.  The ideal candidate should be centrally located in Connecticut or Rhode Island. The Territory Manager I will have a strong understanding of molecular biology and exhibit an entrepreneurial spirit with a desire to build a successful sales career at Takara Bio USA.

The Territory Manager I role is remote-based.

Approximately 50% travel, including overnight, may be required.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the sales of company’s products within an assigned geographic territory and or within an assigned group of accounts. 
  • Achieves sales budget by growing sales of existing and new accounts.
  • Identifies, explores and closes new business opportunities at new and existing accounts via follow up of previous sales calls, invoices, Tech Support cases, webinar attendees, sample requests, customer referrals and other sources.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively implement and execute corporate sales and marketing strategy and tactics
  • Demonstrates ability to implement effective selling techniques utilized by the organization. Creates and executes questioning strategies designed to advance objectives of call, value proposition and closing statements.
  • Updates and maintains the customer relationship management (CRM) software tool to ensure full transparency of customer information across the organization
  • Communicates potential opportunities with the Regional Sales Manager (RSM) and Product Managers by entering pertinent information into CRM
  • Monitors and updates revenue opportunities to completion
  • Learns and understands the technical details of key products in order to make presentations to current and potential customers.
  • Provides timely communication and follow-up to customers; consistently meets the customer’s expectations. 
  • Collaborates with RSM, Product Managers and/or R&D to offer presentations, product demonstrations, and on-site customer visits.
  • Attends trade and vendor shows and meetings as required.
  • Provides pertinent market and competitive information to the organization.
  • Analyzes accounts, competition and product mix; Identifies areas for likely sales growth and executes plan to achieve it.
  • Contributes to business plan to increase revenue within territory.
  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


Education/Certification, Experience, and Competencies:

  • BS, MS, PhD, in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or related life science discipline.
  • 0-4 years of sales experience in a life science related area.
  • 2-4 years lab bench experience in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology or related area.
  • Must have and maintain a satisfactory driving record, valid driving license, and automobile insurance at all times.



AAP/EEO Statement:
Takara Bio USA, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Disclaimer:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Organization
Takara Bio USA, Inc.
Organization Website
Job Location

2560 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
United States

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Scientist (Immunology and NK Cells)

Job Title:         Scientist (Immunology and NK Cells)
Reports to:      Director, Cell Biology R&D
FLSA Class:    Exempt


Introduction to Job Post:
Takara Bio USA is looking for a highly energetic, collaborative, independent thinker and self-starting Scientist to join the Cell Biology group. One focus of the group is the development of products and technologies in the area of viral delivery as well as CRISPR Cas9 genome editing. The group wants to expand the use of those technologies for immune cell therapy with a focus on NK cell-based therapy approaches. It also includes product development efforts in the area of NK cell culture, expansion and manipulation.

The successful candidate will be working hands on in the lab to invent, design, implement, and validate technologies and develop them into products of high commercial value.  As a Scientist in the Cell Biology group, you will contribute to the future of Takara Bio’s strategic and scientific planning. An innovative and driven mind is required to succeed in this position. 

The Scientist will work primarily in the lab designing and conducting experiments to move projects through all stages of research and development from initial proof of concept through product launch and application development, working with other colleagues in R&D, Engineering, Marketing and Operations.

The Scientist role is lab-based at our new facility in San Jose CA.

Approximately 5% travel, including overnight, may be required.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans, schedules, and conducts experiments at the bench for one or more projects, exhibiting good experimental design, data summary and interpretation, and clear report preparation.
  • Works to ensure projects are completed according to specifications and within set deadlines under guidance from senior scientists and Marketing.
  • Learns to draft SOPs, user manuals, technical notes and other related technical documents with assistance from senior scientists, Marketing and Operations teams.
  • Identifies potential new product needs for NK cell immune therapy based on assessment of customer demand, market trends, and competitor analysis with help from Marketing and more senior researchers in the group.
  • Serves as a resource to R&D and other departments within the organization, including Product Management and Operations – especially during product development and launch.
  • May represent R&D at scientific meetings or in front of customers – typically by presenting posters.
  • May support Sales and Technical Support representatives on technical matters.
  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


Education/Certification, Experience, and Competencies:

  • Typically requires a Ph.D. in cell biology with a focus on immunology with 2-5 years of postdoctoral and/or industrial experience.
  • Experience in NK cell related immunology and/or NK cell immunotherapy is required.
  • Expert knowledge of scientific principles and concepts with specialized skills in a specific area, not simply knowledge of techniques.
  • Strong interest in technology development and translating scientific ideas into novel applications and products.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills, including excellent attention to detail.
  • Collaborative personality with good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.



AAP/EEO Statement:
Takara Bio USA, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Disclaimer:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Organization
Takara Bio USA, Inc.
Organization Website
Job Location

2560 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
United States

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Scientist (qPCR Assay)

Job Title:         Scientist (qPCR Assay)
Reports to:       Director, R&D
FLSA Class:     Exempt
 

Introduction to Job Post:
Takara Bio USA is looking for a collaborative, innovative and technically skilled Scientist to join the PCR reagent and assay development group.  This group is responsible for development of PCR and qPCR reagents. In this role the scientist will develop qPCR assays for detection of pathogens, gene expression and genotyping. This role will report to the Director of the group. The successful candidate will be hands on in the lab to design and perform experiments in collaboration with members of the group. As a Scientist in the PCR reagent and assay development group, you will contribute to Takara Bio’s continuing commercial success in life sciences market.

The Scientist works primarily in the lab conducting experiments to move projects through all stages of research and development from initial proof of concept through product launch and application development, working with other colleagues in R&D, Engineering, Marketing and Operations.

The Scientist role is lab-based.

Approximately 5% travel, including overnight, may be required.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans, schedules, and conducts experiments at the bench for one or more projects, exhibiting good experimental design, data summary and interpretation, and clear report preparation.
  • Works to ensure projects are completed according to specifications and within set deadlines under guidance from senior scientists and Marketing.
  • Learns to draft SOPs, user manuals, technical notes and other related technical documents with assistance from senior scientists, Marketing and Operations teams.
  • Identifies potential new products for development based on assessment of customer demand, market trends, and competitor analysis with help from Marketing and more senior researchers in the group.
  • Serves as a resource to R&D and other departments within the organization, including Product Management and Operations – especially during product development and launch.
  • May represent R&D at scientific meetings or in front of customers – typically by presenting posters.
  • May support Sales and Technical Support representatives on technical matters.
  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


Education/Certification, Experience, and Competencies:

  • Typically requires a Ph.D. in a relevant scientific discipline with 2-5 years of postdoctoral and/or industrial experience.
  • Experience with probe-based qPCR is a must.
  • Experience with DNA analysis software and knowledge of qPCR assay design principals is a must.
  • Experience with more than one model of qPCR instrument preferred.
  • Hands on experience liquid handling automation preferred.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills, including excellent attention to detail.
  • Collaborative personality with good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


AAP/EEO Statement:
Takara Bio USA, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Disclaimer:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Organization
Takara Bio USA, Inc.
Job Location

2560 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
United States

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Production Associate II

Job Title:        Production Associate II

Reports To:      Manager, Production

FLSA Class:     Non-exempt

 

Position Summary/Objective:
Responsible for performing a variety of manufacturing and laboratory tasks while following established processes and procedures independently with limited supervision daily, specific supervision on new tasks. Works on assignments that are moderately complex and where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations. Performs visual and functional in-process inspection to assure products meet specifications and quality standards. Maintains laboratory equipment and inventory levels of laboratory supplies. May be responsible for limited troubleshooting and calibration of instruments, writing manufacture batch records and setting up bill of materials.

This role works independently with general supervision and training on new tasks or processes.  Helps demonstrate proper technique and provides advice on processes for entry level Production Associates.

The Production Associate II role is facility-based.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for manufacturing assigned products which will include formulations, aseptic aliquoting, product labeling and operating production equipment while following established processes and procedures.
  • Responsible for following production procedures to optimize manufacturing processes and regulatory requirements.
  • Performs in-process inspections to assure products meet specifications and quality standards.
  • May write Manufacturing Batch Records, Bill of Materials for products.
  • Maintains manufacturing documentation in accordance with quality management system.
  • Maintains lab environment to comply with regulatory requirements, standard operating procedures and good laboratory practices.
  • Comply with and support EH&S and quality management system policies and procedures.
  • Maintains laboratory equipment by following good laboratory practices.
  • Maintains inventory accuracy through proper processing of product job orders and cycle count activities.
  • May be responsible for communicating with suppliers for material orders.
  • May suggest ideas for new methods and technologies to enhance production operations.
  • May assist in QC laboratory functions such as set-up, operating and maintaining laboratory equipment following standard procedures and methods.
  • May perform functional test inspections to support quality control group.
  • May be involved in distribution processes such as receiving purchased parts and shipping products or components.
  • Helps demonstrate proper technique and provides advice on processes for entry level employees.
  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.



Education/Certification, Experience, and Competencies:

  • BS/BA degree in a scientific discipline, such as molecular biology, biochemistry or chemistry is required.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment including familiarity with instrumentation and chemical handling and storage. Experience handling bio-hazardous materials.
  • Experience with basics of one of the scientific disciplines noted and a firm background in quantitative methods is required.
  • Strong documentation skills and attention to detail is necessary.
  • Good communication skills and ability to coordinate work with other team members.
  • Ability to set up, observe and assess results of experiments is required.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve to recommend corrective action.


Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Maintain a safe, clean and productive work environment.
  • Ability to comply with applicable personal protection equipment.
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion tasks using upper body and while sitting or standing in one place for periods of 1-3 hours of time.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to lift, push, or pull up to 40 lbs. and up to 170 lbs. with assistance or use of tools.



Position Type/Work Hours:
This is a nonexempt, hourly position (part-time or full-time); Monday through Friday during standard
business times with flexibility required to work overtime as needed.


AAP/EEO Statement:
Takara Bio USA, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Disclaimer:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Organization
Takara Bio USA, Inc.
Organization Website
Job Location

2560 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
United States

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Principal Engineer, Software

Job Title:         Principal Engineer, Software
Reports to:       Director, Software
FLSA Class:     Exempt


Introduction to Job Post:
Takara Bio USA is looking for a highly skilled, creative, and self-motivated individual to play a key role in the design and development of data analysis and business logic software for single cell isolation and qPCR instrumentation.  The individual shall be an expert in c# programming and in instrument control. In this position, the individual will work in collaboration with the engineering, molecular biology and marketing teams to define and implement software requirements for new and existing instrumentation systems.  The individual will be capable of developing novel software approaches to resolve complex technical challenges.

The Principal Engineer, Software role is a remote position or can be office-based in San Jose, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • In collaboration with other engineers, develop, deploy and test engineering solutions to support the various components of the company’s instrumentation systems.
  • Document engineering designs and implementations.
  • Develop and execute plans to test the company’s designs.
  • May ensure instrumentation is compliant to relevant standards such as ISO 13485 (Quality) and UL 61010 (Safety).
  • Frequently contribute to his field of expertise by generating IP.
  • Implement product specifications.
  • Lead the development of product specifications based on the MRD.
  • Contribute to the developments of MRDs.
  • Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of multiple factors.
  • Propose well-substantiated technical approaches to resolve complex multidisciplinary problems.
  • Develop and carry out efficient plans to implement technical solutions. 
  • Develop new metrics to evaluate the performance of a technical approach/solution to a problem that can be multidisciplinary.
  • Perform as the technical lead of complex multidisciplinary projects.
  • Follow engineering processes such as ECN, document control, design control, tracking systems. And recognize situations in which the processes should be used and understands the interactions between the systems.
  • Generate test data to support Engineering Change Notices and release of new and upgraded products.
  • Ensure that best practices are implemented and followed by the engineering team.
  • Clearly document and present the results of the designs and investigations to a broad company audience.
  • Network with senior internal personnel of other departments.
  • This position may have supervisory responsibilities.


Education/Certification, Experience, and Competencies:

  • Requires an advanced degree such as a Ph.D., and/or 10 years of experience.
  • Prior experience in instrumentation—including development of prototypes.
  • Experience developing instrumentation code for biotechnology applications.
  • Understanding of fundamental engineering concepts.
  • Experience with product development life cycle processes.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment is a plus.
  • General understanding of other areas of expertise in engineering and/or biology.
  • Demonstrated good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. 
  • When presented with conflicting requirements, able to develop technical solutions that are aligned with the overall goal of the project under consideration.
  • Capable of developing and presenting novel ideas to experts and non-experts.
  • Experience/knowledge in the following is required:
    • Coding in c#
    • Software architecture and data structure design
    • Design of Business Logic and GUI
    • Motion control experience
    • Fluidics control experience
    • Interfacing with microcontroller/firmware hardware
    • Troubleshooting serial communication issues
    • Visual studio environment
    • Object oriented programming in a windows environment.
    • Automated build systems
    • Version control
  • Experience/knowledge in the following is desired:
    • Image processing
    • Machine learning
    • Image capture
    • Algorithm design




AAP/EEO Statement:
Takara Bio USA, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.


Disclaimer:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Organization
Takara Bio USA, Inc.
Organization Website
Job Location

2560 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
United States

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Director, Software

Job Title:           Director, Software
Reports to:         Senior Director, Engineering
FLSA Class:       Exempt


Introduction to Job Post:
The Director, Software is responsible for the overall management of the software efforts of the engineering team which comprises of one or more development \ groups of software developers. The Director, Software has detailed knowledge and understanding of the interactions between software and hardware and is capable of creating solutions to complex problems arising from those interactions.  The Director, Software is knowledgeable on instrumentation, automatic control and image processing. In collaboration with the marketing team, this person defines clear customer requirements, and leads the software team to develop customer-centered software. The Director, Software will be an expert in c# and c++ and will be capable of producing code using those languages. The individual will plan and track the projects throughout their stages which include proof of concept, development, verification, validation, launch and post-launch.

The Director, Software role is office-based.

Travel, including overnight and international travel, may be required approximately 5%.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages the projects of the software development team within the engineering department.
  • Ensures that the product specifications are such that they satisfy the marketing/customer requirements.
  • Defines the software architectures required to achieve the technical specifications.
  • Evaluates the validity of technical performance metrics developed by the staff. 
  • Develops metrics to evaluate the performance of the team.
  • Develops, summarizes, and maintains the project plans.
  • Identifies opportunities for patent submission.
  • Works closely and independently with senior members of the Marketing Department to develop overall long-term plans for product line growth and development based on understanding of market trends and competitor activity.
  • Proactively seeks to identify or develop novel software solutions or opportunities that significantly expand the market for current and new products.
  • Responsible for success of proposed initiatives by ensuring all aspects of product development – including IP/ licensing, research and manufacture – are met according to stated deadlines and by obtaining buy-in from all departments for proposed plans.
  • Ensures work conducted by group is efficient, and efficacious.
  • Actively monitors project progress, ensuring that relevant databases are complete and accurate and that deliverables for each research phase are complete and properly documented.
  • Ensures projects are appropriately resourced and that budgets, schedules and technical performance requirements are met.
  • Develops and maintains external network of key research collaborators and scientific advisors in the academic/industrial community.
  • Serves as resource to R&D and other departments within the organization, including Product Management, Planning, QC, and Product Transfer.
  • Supports Sales and Technical Support representatives on technical matters.
  • Represents R&D at scientific meetings in front of customers and/or collaborators, including presenting seminars on TBUSA software products.


Education/Certification, Experience, and Competencies:

  • Requires an advanced degree in Computer science or Software Engineering and a minimum of 10 years of industrial experience, including prior experience managing software developers.
  • Detailed and broad knowledge of software good practices and technologies: instrument control, control automatic algorithms, image processing, graphic user interface, version management, microcontroller (ST or similar) firmware development.
  • Highly effective analytical, problem solving and judgment skills, with demonstrated ability to manage the work of other senior level engineers.
  • Consistent and sustained success in developing commercially viable products.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage external software groups/contractors.
  • Broad knowledge of the biomedical research industry.
  • Good knowledge of U.S. intellectual property laws, with a basic understanding of contract law as it relates to technology licensing.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Collaborative personality with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience hiring key personnel.
  • Reputation as emerging leader in field with sustained performance and accomplishment.



AAP/EEO Statement:
Takara Bio USA, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Disclaimer:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Organization
Takara Bio USA, Inc.
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Job Location

2560 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
United States

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