Company: Stealth Mode Startup Biotech
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Rapidly Growing Life Sciences Technology Company
Ultima Genomics is a rapidly growing company that is developing
ground-breaking genomics technologies. Our mission is to
continuously drive the scale of genomic information to enable
unprecedented advances in biology and improvements in human health.
We have developed a foundational new approach to sequencing at
scale that overcomes limitations due to the high costs of current
technologies. We are well-funded and have raised approximately $600
million from global top-tier investors. Our team brings together
unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from
healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and
software and beyond. We are a collaborative group of more than 350
employees, including successful entrepreneurs, chemists, hardware
and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts,
molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm
experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Join us to develop
and commercialize technologies that unleash the power of genomics
at scale and empower the future of human health.
We are looking for a highly motivated Lab Technician to join our
The successful candidate will play a key hands-on role in the
molecular biology-based assay and technology development using
various prototype and commercial instruments.
This opportunity is a temp-to-hire position with eligibility to
convert in six months. Shift 2 (Sunday - Wednesday)
How You'll Contribute
- Assist in the development of novel molecular biology assays,
methods and transfer technology to product development.
- Execute experiments in-tube and on early-stage prototype
- Assist in the development and optimization of workflows, user
interfaces, and other relevant tools and procedures related to the
experiments, instruments and product development.
- The candidate will be responsible for data analysis, thorough
documentation of the work, and clear communication of results in
the group settings.
Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
- Bachelor's or Master's in molecular biology, biochemistry,
bioengineering, biomedical engineering or closely related
- Previous experience of at least 6-12 months with a wide-variety
of biochemistry and molecular biology methods for nucleic acid
analysis, amplification, qPCR, buffer making, DNA sequencing,
molecular cloning in a wet lab setting.
- Hands on experience of at least 6-12 months running,
calibrating and troubleshooting experiments, instruments, and tools
such as thermal cyclers, flow cytometers, bioanalyzer, protein/DNA
quantification tools and gel electrophoresis devices.
- Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and basic
- Must be highly motivated, detail oriented and enthusiastic team
player, with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to
work with minimal supervision.
- Excellent communication and proven ability to work well in a
- Excellent time management, and a can-do attitude.
Ultima Genomics is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and
is an affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment
opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender
identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry,
citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, military or
veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual
orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by
applicable laws. See also Ultima Genomics' EEO Policy and EEO is
the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires
accommodation, please let us know by contacting
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