Laboratory Automation Engineer

Claritas Genomics is seeking a full-time employee to oversee laboratory instrumentation and be the prime developer programming laboratory automation equipment. This position will work closely with the clinical, non-clinical, and R&D laboratories. The successful candidate will play a critical role in supporting the operations of a state-of-the-art laboratory, bringing online the latest in genetic technologies.  This position will be directly supporting and enhancing the efficiency of a diagnostic laboratory developing and performing tests to better enable patient care.

Applicants will be organized, detail-oriented multitaskers with strong communication skills interested in an efficient and quality-driven environment. Self-motivation and good work ethic are a must. This position will involve a heavy amount of record keeping and protocol development. Comfort with computer usage and a strong familiarity with Microsoft Office – particularly Excel and Word – is required. This position will also involve communicating with a number of people both within and outside the company, so strong written and verbal communication skills are essential. Prior experience using and programming laboratory liquid handlers is a must. Prior experience with database development, SQL, and/or HSL is a plus but not required.

This is a 40 hour per week position and will report to the Director of Operations.

Requirements:
Must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree – preferably in biological sciences or biotechnology.
  • Experience developing scripts for and using laboratory liquid handlers.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite – preferably with SQL, HSL and/or other database development.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

Please send resume to jobs@claritasgenomics.com