Bioinformatics Analyst

Role and Responsibilities:

The main responsibilities include analyzing Next-Gen Sequencing (NGS) data, developing bioinformatics pipelines, supporting the clinical reporting team, and assisting R&D in developing new assays. The candidate must be currently living in USA.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • MS in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or related discipline is required, PhD is a plus.
  • Familiar with molecular biology, biological pathways, and genomics
  • Experience in Illumina sequencing data and bioinformatics pipelines
  • Proficiency in the use of bioinformatics software, packages, and database
  • Proven experience with Linux environment
  • Proficiency with R and at least one other programming language: Perl, Python, bash, C/C++, java, and/or SQL
  • Strong skills in the application of statistical analytical methods in genetic data analysis

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain, improve and document the current bioinformatics pipelines
  • Apply population genetics theory to large cohorts to develop novel methods of assessing and improving variant calling pipelines
  • Critically evaluate current state of variant calling and annotation pipelines to identify and fill gaps
  • Develop novel methods for assessing and comparing whole-genome sequence data with an eye towards clinical utility of these methods
  • Collaborating with our clinical lab to develop tools needed to improve the efficiency of identifying pathogenic variants for undiagnosed disease cases
  • Software/algorithm design and prototyping experience is a plus
  • Excellent time management as well as oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to quickly and effectively operate, communicate and influence decision making within cross-functional and multi-disciplinary clinical genetics team.
  • Participation in sequencing analysis/methods development communities’

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Bioinformatics Intern

Centrillion Biosciences is a venture backed, growing life sciences company located in Palo Alto, California. The company provides high quality genomic services to academic and industrial customers including top universities and research institutes. If you are bright, creative and passionate about personalized health-care, genomics and bioinformatics, we’d like to talk to you. You will have the opportunity to gain precious experience working with some of the leading experts in the industry.

Qualifications:

  • College students or recent graduates live in the Bay Area
  • Major in bioinformatics or related
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills
  • Passionate about personalized health-care and genomics
  • Extreme attention to details and analytical mindset
  • Experience with next generation sequencing data analysis preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the provision of information, maintenance of databases and report production
  • Performs a variety of data collection and analysis assignments
  • May extract information from different sources to compile data
  • Contributes to the development of presentations materials
  • Work closely with our development teams to define product specifications

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Bioinformatics Scientist

Centrillion Biosciences has an immediate opening for two full-time Bioinformatics Scientist. We’re looking for an energetic, innovative, and motivated person who works well independently and on teams. The ideal candidate will have experience designing and implementing efficient algorithms to process large datasets. The role will involve collaborating with research scientists and other engineers, so strong communication skills are a must.
Qualifications:
  • Strong background in mathematics/statistics with a degree in a related field.
  • Strong analytical, coding, communication, and organizational skills
  • Experience with algorithm development, simulations, and data analysis
  • Proficiency in at least one modern programming language (such as Python or Perl)
  • Experience analyzing genetic and biological data sets (e.g., DNA data analysis and image analysis)
  • Experience with machine learning and pattern recognition is preferred
Responsibilities:
  • Work within a fast-paced, collaborative environment with small project teams working on a variety of tasks ranging from new product development to DNA data processing
  • Collaborate with Centrillion research scientists in order to bridge the gap between the laboratory and the digital world
  • Develop tools to enable research projects to cope with the enormous amounts of data produced by modern DNA sequencing experiments
  • Build simulation algorithms to help guide and analyze research done in the lab
  • Solve challenging engineering problems that require the development of innovative algorithms

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Bioinformatics Scientist - Genomics Services

Role and Responsibilities:

The main responsibilities include analyzing Next-Gen Sequencing (NGS) data, developing bioinformatics pipelines, developing novel bioinformatics methods and supporting the clinical reporting team. The candidate must be currently living in USA.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • MS in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Computer Science, or related discipline is required, PhD is a plus.
  • Familiar with molecular biology, biological pathways, and genomics
  • Experience in Illumina sequencing data and bioinformatics pipelines
  • Proficiency in the use of bioinformatics software, packages, and database
  • Strong programming capabilities in Perl, Python, bash, C/C++, java, and/or SQL in Linux/Unix environment
  • Strong skills in the application of statistical analytical methods in genetic data analysis using R

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Apply population genetics theory to large cohorts to develop novel methods of assessing and improving variant calling pipelines
  • Software/algorithm design and prototyping for clinical genomics applications
  • Develop novel methods for assessing and comparing whole-genome sequence data with an eye towards clinical utility of these methods
  • Collaborating with our clinical lab to develop tools needed to improve the efficiency of identifying pathogenic variants for undiagnosed disease cases
  • Critically evaluate current state of variant calling and annotation pipelines to identify and fill gaps
  • Excellent time management as well as oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to quickly and effectively operate, communicate and influence decision making within cross-functional and multi-disciplinary clinical genetics team.
  • Participation in sequencing analysis/methods development communities’

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, working permission status, available date, and salary range desired with curriculum vitae to: hr@centrilliontech.com

Bioinformatics Scientist - Population Genomics

Centrillion has an immediate opening for a full-time Bioinformatics Scientist specializing in Population Genomics. We’re looking for an energetic, innovative, and motivated person who works well independently and on teams. The ideal candidate will have experience working with NGS data and solving population genomics problems. The role will involve collaborating with other scientists and product development teams, so strong communication skills are a must.

Qualifications:

  • Strong background in mathematics/statistics/bioinformatics with a degree in a related field.
  • Strong analytical, coding, communication, and organizational skills
  • Experience with population genomics methods, including building models for population classification using allele frequency data
  • Proficiency in at least one modern programming language
  • Experience analyzing NGS data sets

Responsibilities:

  • Work within a fast-paced, collaborative environment with small teams working on a variety of projects ranging from new product development to DNA data analysis
  • Develop and apply new population genomics algorithms tailored to the company’s new and existing products.
  • Guide future product development based on advances in the field of population genomics.

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Director of Human Resources

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Human Resources Director is responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the Human Resources function.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develops organization strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues; contributing information, analysis, and recommendations to organization strategic thinking and direction; establishing human resources objectives in line with organizational objectives.
  • Implements human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, AA/EEO compliance, and labor relations.
  • Manages human resources operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining staff; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing staff job contributions; maintaining compensation; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.
  • Develops human resources operations financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating requirements, trends, and variances; aligning monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
  • Accomplishes special project results by identifying and clarifying issues and priorities; communicating and coordinating requirements; expediting fulfillment; evaluating milestone accomplishments; evaluating optional courses of action; changing assumptions and direction.
  • Participates with and supports senior management by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions.
  • Identifies and oversees the development and implementation of appropriate human resource management information systems for tracking, compliance, and reporting purposes.
  • Guides management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Manages the HR Staff
  • Maintains responsibility for compliance with federal and state legislation pertaining to all personnel matters.
  • Communicates changes in personnel policies and procedures and ensures proper compliance is followed.
  • Advises executive management in the annual review, preparation and administration of wage and salary program.
  • Coordinates or conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separation.
  • Works directly with department managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters.
  • Recommends, evaluates and participates in staff development for the company.

QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • SPHR or SCP is required
  • MBA preferred

Preferred Experience:

  • Requires a minimum of 10 years relevant experience in Human Resources
  • HR experience in the life sciences/pharmaceutical/biotechnology/medical device/medical diagnostic industry is highly preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of modern policies and practices of start-up environments.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret moderately complex data.
  • Excellent communicator with ability to communicate vertically with executives, management and employees.

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Director of Operations

Job Description

Manage day-to-day operations for a fast paced, high growth life science company with operations in the US and Asia

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Oversee Office Operations, Administration and IT and supporting research and manufacturing operations
  • Develop and manage plans to ensure continual business operations support and performance improvement
  • Leverage knowledge, technology, and vendors to work on projects to improve process, utilization, productivity and support for all employees and company operation
  • Contribute to the strategic planning process
  • Create and manage the annual corporate budget for related operations
  • Develop, recommend, and enforce company policy and procedures
  • Liaise with heads of the business to properly support their needs for growth

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or above is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years of related experience

Successful Candidate Requirements:

  • Leadership, motivational and employee relations skills
  • Strategic and Tactical Planning Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to handle a wide scope of responsibility (Operations, HR, Financial, IT, Administrative, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience managing people, systems, and technology in the areas of Operations, H/R, Finance, IT, and Administration.
  • Sound administrative, management, and leadership attributes and skills
  • Well developed interpersonal skills with the ability to get along with diverse personalities – tactful and mature
  • Ability to make informed business and management decisions
  • Results oriented with the ability to balance other business considerations

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Facility Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

Manages the maintenance and repair of facilities, equipment and machinery; assists in the planning in the most economical manner conducive to operational goals. Maintains a preventative maintenance program and a spare parts inventory sufficient to maintain operations in an efficient and productive manner.

Essential Job Functions

Identifies current and future maintenance requirements by establishing rapport with management, engineering, technicians, operators and other persons to understand maintenance requirements; recommends and participates in capital improvement projects.

Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual maintenance budget; schedules expenditures; analyzes variances and initiates corrective actions; obtains required parts and services by negotiating for the best terms with suppliers.

Ensures production operations by determining work priorities and scheduling repair, maintenance and installation of machines, tools and equipment.

Supports process equipment development and improvement by reviewing new processing plans; discusses equipment needs and modifications with internal and external engineering personnel; coordinates activities of direct reports.

Provides for facility utilities by directing the installation, modification and maintenance of utility system activities.

Designs, implements and modifies preventative maintenance programs by reviewing production, quality control and maintenance reports and statistics; inspects operating machines, equipment, and systems for conformance with operational and or regulatory standards.

Directs maintenance operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing programs, operational, and employee relations policies and procedures; on-call at all times to minimize downtime.

Resolves maintenance problems by conferring with management, engineering and quality personnel.

Protects employees and visitors by maintaining a safe and clean working environment; reviews organization safety/maintenance checks and program results; directs custodial and facility work functions, including pest control, to maintain a professional working environment consistent with company GMP as well as external regulatory requirements.

Ensures a safe working environment as safety coordinator by training employees to maintain a high level of safety awareness in the performance of their duties in such a manner that meets or exceeds pertinent regulatory agencies; directs and maintains the facility calibration program within established guidelines.

Completes departmental requirements by scheduling, assigning, and following through with employees.

Ensures that all federal, state and local regulations pertaining to, but not limited to, radioactive materials, licensing compliance, safety, EPA, OSHA rules and regulations are adhered to. Must maintain a working knowledge of regulations and establish a monitoring program that responds to audit activity in a constructive manner.

Maintains professional skills, knowledge and abilities by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional societies.

Protects company confidential information by properly storing, retrieving and disseminating such information only to those authorized.

Manage and coordinate facility maintenance and repair: HVAC; Plumbing, Electrical, Cleanroom, Building systems, Janitorial, Floor mats,recycling and lab waste, Management of building access, Coordination of services in support of ISO requirements, other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

Requires:

  • A minimum of five (5) years experience in facility maintenance environment including a working knowledge of , mechanics, electrical, and electronic applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, animal handling and commercial regulations
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized
  • Multi-tasking
  • Customer service orientated
  • Adaptable and flexible

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Full Stack Developer/Software Engineer

Centrillion Technologies is seeking a full stack developer/software engineer to administer our websites. The developer will post content and manage sites, maintaining Web design appropriate for desktop and mobile platforms. Good attention to detail, creativity and knowledge of information technology are all highly sought-after qualities for this position. The successful candidate will write well-designed, testable, efficient code using best software development practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishes Web application specifications by analyzing access, information, and security requirements; designing system infrastructure.
  • Establishes Web applications by planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of server hardware, software, and operating system management; defining system and operational policies and procedures.
  • Maintains Web applications performance by performing system monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting system hardware, software, and operating and system management systems; designing and running system load/stress testing; escalating application problems to vendor.
  • Manages Web security by developing system for access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; establishing and testing disaster recovery policies and procedures; completing back-ups; maintaining documentation.
  • Write well-designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.
  • Create user-friendly interface by using standard HTML5/CSS3 practices.
  • Integrate data from various back-end sources and databases.
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
  • Create and maintain software documentation.
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling website.
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design and content intent.
  • Upgrades Web system by conferring with vendors and services; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements and new software.
  • Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses.
  • Updates job knowledge by tracking emerging internet technologies; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to the organization.

Requirements:

  • BS in computer science or a related field
  • 5+ years experience with enterprise software programming and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML5/CSS3, Javascript
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages: PHP, Python, C++, Java, or Ruby on Rails
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, cookie, caching, and best development practices
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Hands-on experience with server management and maintenance
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Flexible, able to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques
  • Experience in communications, design, and WordPress is a plus

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Genomic Services Lab Manager

Centrillion Genomics Services has an immediate opening for a full time Services Laboratory Manager. We’re seeking a congenial and highly communicative scientist with a minimum of 5 years experience with a variety of NGS applications and 3 years of laboratory management experience in genomics, and next-gen sequencing. A MS/PhD degree in molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry or a related field is required.

Requirements:

  • 5 plus years experience with a variety of NGS applications
  • 3 plus years of laboratory management experience in genomics, and next-gen sequencing
  • MS/PhD degree in molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry or a related field

Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience with a broad range of genomics applications including WGS, exome sequencing, bisulfite sequencing, targeted sequencing, RNASeq
  • Strong background in nucleic acid manipulation including sample QC, PCR, QPCR, ddPCR, DNA/RNA sequencing library preparation, automated liquid handling platforms, next-gen sequencing technology, and instrument operation
  • 3 plus years managing a laboratory and training laboratory personnel
  • Detail-oriented and demonstrated ability to meticulously follow, maintain, troubleshoot, and revise laboratory procedures and protocols as necessary
  • Excellent organizational, computer and verbal/written communication skills, including experience evaluating, testing, protocols and developing robust, cost-effective and scalable standard operating procedures
  • Develop quality goals and analyze, evaluate and monitor laboratory data
  • Demonstrated success working with multifunctional scientific, project management and commercial teams
  • Experience identifying project risks and proposing successful mitigation strategies
  • Ego mature, demonstrating a highly developed teamwork mentality
  • Self-motivated, able to take charge and make and communicate decisions in a fast paced environment
  • Strong desire to be reliable and hands on go-to person for lab operations

Responsibilities:

  • Introduce new services applications as needed, evaluating methods, creating and testing protocols, and developing scalable, robust standard operating procedures
  • Train and manage services laboratory research personnel
  • Oversee instrument maintenance and trouble-shooting
  • Monitor lab safety and participate on safety compliance team
  • Receive, organize and manage customer samples including sample database, logging, tracking, and communication with genomics services project manager
  • Oversee maintenance of accurate laboratory and project records and communication with services project manager
  • Order, monitor and track reagent and supply inventory for services team
  • Monitor and respond to facilities operations needs

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Genomics Service Sales Associate

Centrillion Biosciences, a venture financed life science company, seeks a motivated Sales Associate. This is a customer facing role requiring an outgoing, cheerful person to generate and qualify leads rapidly and pass along for deal development. You will be selling genomics services to researchers in leading medical schools, academic and industrial organizations. You will join a dynamic fast paced startup where you are expected to roll up your sleeves and pitch in.

Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in either genetics, molecular biology, genomics, biology, biochemistry or a related field.
  • Excellent work ethics
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Knowledge of high throughput sequencing and genotyping preferred
  • Experience in genomics service sales preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Managing master contact lists and list building procedures
  • Generating and qualifying leads, identifying potential project opportunities
  • Sales calls and email marketing to medical school, academic and industrial researchers
  • CRM tracking of opportunities and sales process
  • Marketing material distribution at local campuses

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Instrument Engineer

The Instrument Engineer is responsible for designing research instrument for performing biochemical reactions and for signal detection. The successful candidate should have a track record designing life science research instrument with experiences in mechanical stages, precision optical assemblies, fluidics, structural, housing parts and computer control.

Qualifications:

  • MS or BS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years relevant industry experience in microelectronics or medical device manufacturing
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with electrical and mechanical tools & equipment, automation & systems integration.
  • Experience with CAD, LabVIEW, MATLAB, Linux.
  • Shop tool and equipment use/experience.
  • Hands-on attitude and innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Creative, energetic, goal-oriented
  • able to work in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and interdisciplinary teamwork skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • She/he will be required to develop additional competencies, and apply practical skills and knowledge to solving a variety of applied technical problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand requirements and generate design concepts.
  • Select and specify components; make/buy decisions.
  • Develop 3D models, fab and assembly drawings.
  • Build and test prototypes.
  • Interface with purchasing and OEM suppliers.
  • Maintain product documentation.
  • Release documentation for manufacturing.

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Life Science Operations Assistant

We have an immediate opening for a full time Life Science Operations Assistant. We’re looking for a congenial and highly communicative person with a minimum of 3 years of laboratory experience in genomics, next-gen sequencing, molecular biology and related areas. A bachelor’s degree in molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry or related field is required.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry or related field is required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of laboratory experience in genomics, next-gen sequencing, molecular biology and related areas
  • Background in nucleic acid handling including sample QC, PCR, DNA/RNA library preparation, next-gen sequencing technologies and instrument operation, set up, monitoring and trouble shooting
  • Detail-oriented and ability to meticulously follow and maintain laboratory procedures and protocols
  • Excellent organizational, computer and verbal/written communication skills and highly developed teamwork mentality
  • Exceptional communication abilities
  • Self-motivated, able to take charge and make decisions in a fast paced environment

Responsibilities:

  • Perform instrument set up, run monitoring, trouble-shooting, protocol writing and maintenance of sequencing instruments
  • Receive, organize and manage customer samples including sample database, logging, and tracking
  • Maintain accurate records for sample preparation and report data
  • Order, monitor and track reagent inventory for R&D and service team
  • Monitor and respond to facilities operations needs
  • Point of contact, interact and negotiate with vendors and suppliers

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Marketing Manager

We are seeking a talented marketing professional to work with scientific and technical teams to define product specifications and requirements, and represent the voice of the customer. The successful candidate will accomplish business development activities by researching and developing marketing opportunities and plans, participate in product development project teams and work with sales to implement plans. The marketing manager will collect and respond to key campaign effectiveness metrics, ROI, as well as enhance, enrich and measure the position and image of the company through various goals and objectives.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Researches and represents Voice of the Customer in strategic planning and prioritization meetings.
  • Works with Product Development to create product definition, specifications, and requirements.
  • Plan marketing and branding objectives.
  • Expand product solutions and offerings.
  • Prepare marketing strategies alongside other company executives and staff.
  • Analyze market trends and recommend changes to marketing and business development strategies based on analysis and feedback.
  • Prepare and adhere to budgets.
  • Oversee creation and delivery of social media messaging, press releases, advertisements, and other marketing collateral.
  • Design ads and publications.
  • Ensure brand messages are consistent.
  • Gather and analyze customer insight.
  • Nurture and enrich all external perceptions of the company and growth of market share.
  • Engage consumers on social media.
  • Deepen relationships with all media to ensure the most effective messaging and positioning of the organization.
  • Lead all areas of content generation and production across all media platforms.
  • Take calculated risks based on data-driven analytics.
  • Drive overall CRM and direct marketing.
  • Engage other organizations within the community.
  • Collaborate with sales and sourcing to develop strategic partnership activities and implement the execution framework and strategic plan on identified opportunities.
  • Develop and lead a marketing team that will develop and execute new concepts, business models, channels and partners to position business as innovator and leader.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of life sciences product marketing experience with at least 2 years experience in a field-facing role
  • Master’s degree in genetics, genomics, biochemistry, related field. PhD, MBA a plus
  • Very strong written communication skills
  • Willing to travel 25%
  • Excellent people and management skills to interact with staff, colleagues and cross-functional teams, and third parties.

Marketing Intern

This is a unique opportunity to work closely with leading genomics service business and technical leaders. You will assist with designing and developing marketing materials, identifying leads, managing marketing campaigns and customer relationship databases. You will prioritize marketing methods and efforts to assist Centrillion to reach out to customers including PIs at leading universities, academic research institutes and major companies.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Versatility, flexibility and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Background in genetics helpful but not essential
  • Background/coursework in business and marketing helpful
  • Creative with graphics, text and visual presentation

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Mechanical Engineer – Manufacturing Research & Development

Qualifications:

  • M.S. degree in Mechanical engineering
  • minimum 5 yrs industry experience microelectronics or medical device manufacturing
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with electrical and mechanical tools & equipment, automation & systems integration.
  • Experience in photolithography and microfluidics a plus.
  • Experience with CAD, LabVIEW, MATLAB, Linux.
  • Shop tool and equipment use/experience.
  • Creative, energetic, goal-oriented
  • able to work in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Hands-on attitude and innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and interdisciplinary teamwork skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • She/he will be required to develop additional competencies, and apply practical skills and knowledge to solving a variety of applied technical problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, fabrication and/or procurement and integration of mechanical and fluidic system components
  • Equipment & instrument support: troubleshooting, repair, upgrading and testing instruments, components and systems; equipment calibration and maintenance.
  • Collaborate with scientists and engineers in other disciplines evaluating component and overall system performance.
  • Documentation of work, analysis of data and reporting/presenting results

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Mobile Apps Developer

Combining web and mobile technologies, computer science, genomics, social media and informatics, TribeCode – a division at Centrillion Biosciences Inc. – is at the forefront of a new era in consumer genomics. This is your opportunity to join a talented, ambitious team that is creating truly novel technologies and products that will change the way people see themselves and the world.We’re looking for an experienced Mobile Apps Developer who is passionate to create innovative mobile applications (phone and tablet) for the iPhone, iPad, and Android platforms to bring great experience to consumers.

Requirements:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related field
  • 2+ years of experience as a front-end engineer/architect, and/or mobile engineer working in consumer-facing environment.
  • Development experience on the Android and iOS platforms and successful delivery of apps through the app stores to end users
  • Ability to work independently to deliver well-designed high-quality code on time
Qualifications:
  • Mobile applications developer committed to elegant, reliable, and intuitive software
  • Experienced software engineer with a strong track record of developing mobile applications, focused on architectural issues and rich-client design/implementation
  • Like solving challenging engineering problems that come with building a highly interactive client and manipulating large amounts of data in the background
  • Like to work within a fast-paced, collaborative environment with small project teams working on a variety of tasks ranging from website development to DNA data processing
  • Have exceptional analytical, debugging/troubleshooting, coding, and communication skills

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Molecular Biology/Biochemistry Laboratory Research Associate/Scientist

Centrillion Biosciences is seeking a biochemistry/molecular biology staff research associate/scientist who will thrive in a dynamic, rapidly paced research and development environment. The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements.

Qualifications:

  • B.S. or PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, or related field.
  • 4 + years full-time laboratory experience.
  • Experience designing and optimizing enzymatic reactions involving DNA or RNA.
  • Demonstrated success designing and executing research projects on time and within budget.
  • Deep understanding of common molecular biology technology, including microarrays, next generation sequencing, and PCR.
  • Experience with novel assay development.
  • Able to work independently as well as in a research team.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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Molecular Biology Research Associate/Assistant - Assay Development

We are seeking a laboratory research associate/ assistant who will enjoy working in a rapidly paced research and development environment, and will strive for the excellence. The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Executes laboratory research to test protocols
  • Keep accurate and detailed laboratory records
  • Focus on experiment trouble shooting
  • Give suggestions to plan experiment
  • Communicating daily results and summarizing progress with supervisor by oral update or written report.

Qualifications:

  • BA or MS in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics or related field
  • 2+ years full-time laboratory experience with common molecular laboratory biotechnology, and with DNA and RNA sample.
  • Experience with Microarrays and Next Generation Sequencing is preferred
  • Experience with trouble shooting analytical performance problems
  • Able to work independently as well as in a research team.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Enjoy challenging research environment working with multidisciplinary teams

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Molecular Biology/Biochemistry Laboratory Research Associate/Assistant

We are seeking a laboratory research associate/ assistant who will thrive in a dynamic, rapidly paced research and development environment. The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements.

Qualifications:

  • BA or MS in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics or related field
  • 2+ years full-time laboratory experience with common molecular laboratory biotechnology, including arrays, sequencing and PCR technology
  • Experience carrying out analyses on specimens of body fluids, tissues, DNA, RNA
  • Experience with trouble shooting analytical performance problems
  • Facility with Microsoft Office
  • Ego mature
  • Able to work independently as well as able to work in a research team
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Enjoy challenging research and development environment working with multidisciplinary teams

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Postdoctoral Fellow

In this Research position, you will be responsible for developing cutting-edge technology to enable high accuracy, high-throughput, and cost-effective sequencing. You will work independently and as part of a team to develop innovative and robust DNA analysis products. You will be responsible for creating new biochemical assay methods for next generation DNA analysis, and generating data towards development and characterization of assay performance

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Chemistry Chemical Engineering or related field and a minimum of two years of relevant experience are required.
  • Extensive hands-on experience on standard molecular biology techniques is essential. A strong working knowledge of assay development is highly desirable.
  • Proven record of research and scientific achievement through publications in peer-reviewed journals, strong analytical/computational skills and excellent organizational and verbal/written communications skills are required.

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Postdoctoral Fellow-Nucleic Acid Chemistry

Centrillion is seeking a creative, energetic, resourceful and success-oriented organic chemist to join a multidisciplinary research team developing new technologies for nucleic acid sequence analysis.

Qualifications:

  • PhD in organic chemistry, including training and practical laboratory experience in synthetic-, physical- and bio-organic chemistry.
  • Expertise in the use of methods of instrumental chemical analysis instrumentation, such as HPLC, MS, NMR, FTIR, etc., is essential.
  • Experience with nucleoside, nucleotide, and oligonucleotide chemistry.
  • Working knowledge and practical experience with polymer and surface chemistry is also desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute independent and collaborative research projects.
  • Hands-on attitude and innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Co-authorship on one or more publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and carry out research experiments involving synthesis and modification of nucleotides and oligonucleotides; and the analysis of their characteristics in various biochemical reactions.
  • Collaborate with and/or supervise other research scientists & associates on relevant joint projects.

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Process Technician and Operator I, Biotech Manufacturing

Qualifications:

  • Minimum HS diploma plus 2-5 year working experience in clean room manufacturing operations
  • The technician will interact closely with other team members and engineers.
  • Must be able to take feedback, learn quickly, and communicate clearly.
  • Ability to read and follow strict SOPs and regulations
  • Must be detail-oriented, excellent with documentation of work performed.
  • Safety-minded, disciplined workmanship, flexible hours.
  • Familiar with basic computer software; Microsoft Office
  • Ability to learn new skills, concepts and tasks as required.

Responsibilities (will include but may not be limited to the following):

  • operate semi-automated equipment in a clean room for pilot production
  • perform wafer processing: cleaning, coating, lithography, dicing & packaging
  • prepare & handle hazardous chemical reagents
  • read and follow SOPs
  • adhere to, and enforce strict safety guidelines
  • observe, document & report on processes, problems

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Process Technician and Operator II, Biotech Manufacturing

Qualifications:

  • Minimum AAS degree
  • 2-5 year working experience in clean room manufacturing operations is preferred
  • Familiarity with microelectronics or medical device manufacturing technologies
  • The technician will interact closely with other team members and engineers.
  • Must be detail-oriented, able to learn quickly, respond to feedback, and communicate clearly.
  • Able to read and follow strict SOPs and regulations
  • excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Safety-minded, disciplined workmanship, flexible hours.
  • Familiar with basic computer software; Microsoft Office

Responsibilities (will include but may not be limited to the following):

  • operate semi-automated equipment in a clean room for pilot production
  • perform wafer processing: cleaning, coating, lithography, dicing & packaging
  • prepare & handle hazardous chemical reagents
  • read and follow SOPs
  • adhere to, and enforce strict safety guidelines
  • observe, document & report on processes, problems
  • train other personnel

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Purchasing Agent

Centrillion Biosciences is a venture backed life sciences company located in Palo Alto, California. The company provides high quality genomic services to academic and industrial customers including top universities and research institutes. Centrillion Biosciences has an immediate opening for a full time Purchasing Agent.
Qualifications:
  • 7-10 years experience in biotech or related business Supply Management
  • Tracking Budget Expenses
  • Vendor Relationships
  • Internal Customer Service
  • Documentation Skills
  • Cost Accounting

Responsibilities:

  • Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts.
  • Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals and review requisitions for goods and services.
  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier’s reputation and history.
  • Analyze price proposals, financial reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices.
  • Monitor and follow applicable laws and regulations.
  • Negotiate, or renegotiate, and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors, and other representatives.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time, and in the event of problems trace shipments and follow up undelivered goods.
  • Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action.
  • Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes.
  • Maintain and review electronic database and hard copy records of items purchased, costs, delivery, product performance, and inventories.
  • Review catalogs, industry periodicals, directories, trade journals, and Internet sites, and consult with other department personnel to locate necessary goods and services.
  • Study sales records and inventory levels of current stock to develop strategic purchasing programs that facilitate employee access to supplies.
  • Interview vendors to learn about products, services and prices.
  • Arrange the payment of duty and freight charges.
  • Review product specifications, maintaining a working technical knowledge of the goods or services to be purchased.
  • Monitor changes affecting supply and demand, tracking market conditions, price trends, or futures markets.
  • Formulate policies and procedures for bid proposals and procurement of goods and services.
  • Provide necessary data, reports, summaries, and documents to Accounting and Operations. Provide audit support.

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Research Associate – MEMS Device Development & Optimization

Qualifications:
  • B.S./M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Sci. Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant industry experience in microelectronics or medical device manufacturing
  • Experience in semiconductor manufacturing or microfabrication (lithography, wet processing, dicing/sawing) in a clean room environment is desirable.
  • Proficiency with electrical and mechanical tools & equipment & automation.
  • Proficiency in confocal/epi-fluorescence microscopy and image analysis
  • Surface characterization (profilometry, ellipsometry, AFM, etc.) is a plus.
  • Competency in use of CAD software and/or other Bio-MEMS design and simulation software is a plus.
  • Knowledge of standard biochemistry procedures (PCR, hybridization assays, etc.).
  • She/he will be required to develop additional competencies, and apply practical skills and knowledge to solving a variety of applied technical problems.
  • Detail oriented, hands-on, with innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent interpersonal and interdisciplinary teamwork skills.
  • Creative, energetic, goal-oriented professional who can work in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, development and optimization of microfluidic devices and related fabrication processes.
  • Testing the performance of developed components and assemblies by analyzing/summarizing data, including image analysis, quantitative extraction of data, and statistical analysis of the same.
  • Continued support of the developed parts and devices as they are used in downstream applications.
  • Maintaining relevant fabrication tools, instruments & systems.
  • Documentation of experimental work; quantitative analysis of data; reporting/presenting results.

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Research Scientist/Engineer, Bio-Microlithography

Centrillion Biosciences is seeking a research scientist/engineer in Bio-Microlithography who will thrive in a dynamic, rapidly paced research and development environment. The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop leading-edge technologies for lithographic patterning of DNA and other biomolecules for advanced applications in genomics & medicine.
  • Design and develop improved fabrication chemistries, materials, and processes
  • Specify and procure components, materials, reagents and systems.
  • Collaborate with scientists and engineers in a cross-functional and multi-disciplinary working team.
  • Transfer new technologies from research to development to high volume manufacturing and equipment.
  • Calibrate and maintain process tools, instruments & systems, if necessary.
  • Provide a technical resource and operational support for troubleshooting manufacturing processes and manufactured product testing.
  • Document experimental work; analyze data; report & present results to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Support quality & safety standards & procedures.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • PhD or MS with 4+ Years of Experience, in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science Engineering or related field.
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience with semiconductor microfabrication technologies and processes, in particular projection lithography (e.g. ASML) and resist processing
  • Background in organic, polymer & analytical chemistry a plus
  • Process development and optimization using DOE methodology, Statistical Analysis, Process Control
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal, interpersonal, written)
  • Must be a strong team player, detail oriented, and perform well under pressure
  • Working familiarity with scientific software for DOE, data visualization, statistical analysis, simulation (e.g. PROLITH), etc.

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Research Associate – Nucleic Acid Technologies

Centrillion is seeking a creative, energetic, and resourceful organic chemist to join a multidisciplinary research team developing new technologies for nucleic acid sequence analysis.

Qualifications:
  • MS/BS in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering including training and hands-on laboratory experience.
  • Proficient in the use of instrumentation for chemical and spectroscopic analysis, such as LC, MS, NMR, FTIR, UV, Fluorescence, etc.
  • Working knowledge of polymer and surface chemistry.
  • Post-graduate experience in chemical or life sciences or related area is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute independent and collaborative research projects.
  • Hands-on attitude and innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Responsibilities:
  • Conduct research experiments involving synthesis and analytical characterization of small molecules, nucleotides and oligonucleotides; and analysis of their properties and behavior in various biochemical reactions.
  • Modification and characterization of surfaces, including immobilization of biomolecules.
  • Bioconjugation chemistry.
  • She/he will be required to develop competencies in additional techniques, and apply their practical skills and knowledge to solving a range of technical problems.
  • Documentation of experimental work, analysis of data and reporting/presenting results.
  • Collaboration with and/or supervision of other technical staff.

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Research Associate – Process Development & Optimization

Qualifications:

  • B.S./M.S. in BioEngineering, BioMechanical/Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Knowledge and experience with standard biochemistry procedures (Gel electrophoresis, PCR, hybridization assays, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with confocal/epi-fluorescence microscopy.
  • Experience in semiconductor manufacturing /microfabrication is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in use of CAD software and other Bio-MEMS design and simulation software is a plus.
  • She/he will be required to develop additional competencies, and apply practical skills and knowledge to solving a variety of applied technical problems.
  • Hands-on attitude and innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent interpersonal and interdisciplinary teamwork skills.
  • Creative, energetic, goal-oriented professional who can work in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • MS or BS in Mechanical, BioMechanical Engineering or related field.
  • 3-5 years industry experience in microelectronics, medical or diagnostic device manufacturing
  • Knowledge and experience with standard biochemistry procedures (Gel electrophoresis, PCR, hybridization assays, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with confocal/epi-fluorescence microscopy.
  • Experience in semiconductor manufacturing / microfabrication technologies is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in use of CAD software and other Bio-MEMS design and simulation software is a plus.
  • She/he will be required to develop additional competencies, and apply practical skills and knowledge to solving a variety of applied technical problems.
  • Creative, energetic, goal-oriented, hands-on attitude and innovative approach to problem solving.
  • Excellent interpersonal and interdisciplinary teamwork skills.
  • Works best in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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Research Assistant/Associate

Centrillion Biosciences, Inc. has an opening for a full time Research Assistant or a Research Associate. We’re looking for a Research Assistant (RA) with a minimum of 2 years of laboratory experience in the molecular biology, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, or a related area. A bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field is required.
Responsibilities:
  • Receive, organize and manage customer samples
  • Prepare samples for next generation of sequencing and genotyping projects
  • Maintain accurate records for sample preparation and report data
  • Develop new methods for nucleic acid extraction, fragmentation and labelling
  • Assist with computer-based data collection, organizing and analysis.
Qualifications:
  • Strong background in nucleic acid extraction, amplification, labeling, fragmentation, DNA library preparation and Hybridization technologies
  • Detail-oriented and able to consistently repeat experimental procedures.
  • Excellent organizational, computer and verbal/written communication skills.

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Research Scientist-Special Projects

The Research Scientist will work with CEO directly on special research projects and exploratory research. This unique position has two primary responsibilities: conducting exploratory research in collaboration with other research scientists under the direction of Chief Executive Officer and advising the Chief Executive Officer and the management team on cutting edge technology issues. This position has significant opportunity for growth.

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics or a related field is required
  • Postdoctoral research experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated success in conducting exploratory and high risk research projects
  • Demonstrated excellence in creating problem solving
  • Excellent ability to summarize and communicate complex scientific concepts to no scientist audience

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Staff Mechanical Engineer - Packaging

Responsibilities:

  • Design, fabrication and/or procurement and integration of mechanical and fluidic system components
  • Create Computer Aided Design CAD models, assemblies, and drawing using Solidworks CAD system.
  • Maintain organized archive of all design concepts and files.
  • Perform dimension and tolerance analysis on part assemblies.
  • Participate and contribute to the decision-making process.
  • Collaborate with scientists and engineers in other disciplines evaluating component and overall system performance.
  • Participate in facilitated training and development programs designed to increase knowledge in issues related to medical device manufacturing and development
  • Assist in the design and construction of test fixtures and prototypes to accomplish assigned project and testing goals.
  • Work with Engineering team and outside suppliers to ensure specification contains proper level of detail required to provide quality product.
  • Documentation of work, analysis of data and reporting/presenting results
  • Assist in recruiting of technical staff

Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in mechanical engineering with 2+ yrs industry experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in microfluidics-based biomedical or diagnostic device manufacturing
  • Extensive experience with CAD, LabVIEW, MATLAB, Linux
  • Hands-on experience with automated systems & equipment for assembly, measurement and testing.
  • Shop tool and equipment use/experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and interdisciplinary teamwork skills .
  • She/he will be required to develop additional competencies, and apply practical skills and knowledge to solving a variety of applied technical problems
  • Creative, energetic, goal-oriented professional who can work in a multidisciplinary .environment .
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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Senior Director of Engineering

The Director of Engineering will lead the software, firmware, and hardware product & technology development/engineering for products based upon Centrillion’s proprietary technologies. The Director of Engineering will also be a key contributor to the overall business strategy with direct leadership influence and ownership in the technology roadmap including long term technology development strategy.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Systems Engineering, or related discipline is required. Advanced degree is preferred
  • 10 + years of relevant experience designing and developing microelectronics or medical device products, including 5+ years in a managerial role
  • Confirmed executive technical leadership capability, with the ability to effectively take a hands-on and involved approach when needed

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Senior Director of Product Development

The Senior Director of Product Development is responsible for design, development, testing, analysis, documentation, and support of life sciences products and supporting tools. This also includes technology strategic direction, marketing support, budgets, reporting, staffing, performance management, development plans, recruiting, mentoring, and coaching. As part of Product Science, this position works in collaboration with the other business units including Research, Marketing, Manufacturing, Bioinformatics and other cross business unit stakeholders including Customer Support, Operations/Implementation and Sales to ensure that the product supports customer needs and contractual commitments.

Works with key stakeholders to understand business requirements and expectations in order to successfully drive product development, quality assurance, and documentation.

Maintains knowledge of current and emerging trends in the industry, including relevant areas as new technologies are incorporated into future products and systems.

Collaborates with research, sales, marketing, technical operations, strategic product management, technical product management, business development and other departments to determine competitiveness of new technologies and to develop new products.

Develop and oversee overall test strategy and tactical plans for the quality assurance function.

Establishes direction, goals and processes for product performance, launch, and successful commercialization.

Provides input and direction to application design providing information on budget, timeline, market impact, risk analysis, and future impact, etc.

Provide an environment that fosters product innovation and development to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Investigate, plan, cost out and deploy new cost savings ideas to minimize overall costs.

Participate in recruiting and hiring Product Development staff.

Develop appropriate performance review objectives; provide day-to-day coaching, mentoring and conduct annual performance reviews.

Determine the resources necessary to carry out product development and commercialization projects.

Attend product design meetings and assist in the planning and decision making process.

Review and investigate root cause of high priority problem issues; implement processes to reduce the risk of similar issues in the future.

Escalation point for production support issues; investigate, understand, assist in the decision-making process, etc.

Escalation points for product issues; delegate and follow through to resolution.

Develop and monitor quality goals for each application release.

Assist in establishing unit testing and integration testing for functionality, limits, and performance.

Participate in technical portion of sales calls. Support technical questions and follow-up during sales process.

Manage and maintain the sales oriented technical documentation and/or whitepapers.

Develop and monitor third party vendor budgets (contracts).

Develop, monitor, and develop reports for Product Development, Quality Assurance, and Budget Documentation.

Requirements

PhD or MS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering or related fields.

Ten or more years of work experience in a life sciences product development environment is preferred.

Minimum of 7+ years of management experience.

Excellent general management, leadership, and project management skills.

Excellent communication skills as it relates to disseminating and gathering information to staff and management.

Flexibility in terms of dealing with changing priorities and dealing with multiple projects simultaneously.

Ability to understand technical issues and understand impact on projects, and effectively communicate these issues and impact to direct reports as well as other project stakeholders.

Demonstrated success in product development and product release.

Broad technical knowledge.

Understanding of platforms and devices product development challenges a plus.

Strong interpersonal, teamwork and problem-solving skills in order to deal with internal stakeholders and external customers, vendors, and business partners, from a variety of skill levels as well as different authority levels.

Demonstrated fiscal responsibility and accountability for annual budget.

Customer service oriented.

Proven ability to work in a multidisciplinary/matrix environment.

Software Engineer – Instrumentation

The Software Engineer is responsible for designing software for research instruments that perform biochemical reactions and signal detection. The successful candidate should have experience with designing life science research instruments and creating user-interfacing software for them. This extends to developing automation of mechanical stages, precision optical assemblies, fluidics, and computer control.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Design and develop multitasking real-time applications in C++, Python, OpenCV, MATLAB, and Java

* Creating User-Interfaces for research instruments

* Develop systems using CAN bus and RS-232

* Work closely with the software, EE, and signal processing teams

* Collaborate on designs in a small team environment

* Maintain products over their lifetimes

* Present data and designs to colleagues

* Meet agreed-to schedules and deliverables

* Work in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary, product-focused environment

Required Experience

* BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline

* 3+ years of experience with developing instrument software

* Experience designing object-oriented software in any language

* Hands-on attitude and innovative approach to problem solving.

* Creative, energetic, goal-oriented, and able to work in a multidisciplinary team environment

* Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and interdisciplinary teamwork skills

* Excellent written and oral communication skills.

* She/he will be required to develop additional competencies, and apply practical skills and knowledge to solving a variety of applied technical problems.

Tribecode Research Associate/Assistant

Centrillion is seeking laboratory research associates/assistants to join our rapidly growing consumer genomics and ancestry testing services laboratory.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Carefully execute detailed standard operating procedures in a high throughput laboratory including sequence library preparation and DNA quality analysis.

* Implement quality management procedures, LIMS tracking, data entry, protocol/process deviation documentation.

* Carry out DNA molecular methods including DNA isolation, PCR, qPCR , ddPCR and NGS.

* Implement automated liquid handling for high throughput library preparation and quality control.

* Produce, analyze, document and report results, achieving high quality data in a timely manner.

* Troubleshoot, rapidly propose solutions and/or seek help.

* Work neatly, keep lab bench and storage areas clean.

* Adjust and adapt to new SOPs and workflows as throughput capacity grows.

* Professionally handle the pressure of aggressive deadlines while maintaining data quality.

* Flexible hours and open to working on weekends if necessary.

* Demonstrated organizational abilities and capable of successfully carrying out a variety of detailed tasks.

* Support supply and reagent inventory management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* BS/MS in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics or related field.

* Demonstrated experience with molecular methods including DNA isolation, fragmentation, PCR, qPCR, ddPCR and NGS library preparation.

* Must have excellent organizational skills and be able to maintain careful attention to detail.

* Strong verbal and written communication skills.

* Demonstrated experience keeping accurate and detailed laboratory records.

* Capable of working independently, including ability to analyze, interpret data, recognize quality failures and proactively seek help.

* Proficiency with standard software (e.g. Microsoft Office) is required.

* Ability to thrive in a demanding start-up environment with a positive, productive, professional attitude.

* Experience in a high throughput molecular lab or services lab is desirable.

* Experience with automated liquid handling platforms is a plus.