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Systems Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050

Posted: 04/22/2024 Job Number: 72077

Job Description

Our client is a nanopore based DNA sequencing company dedicated to making genetic testing easy and affordable. We are developing a revolutionary technology that will improve healthcare and thus, the lives of millions of people, with a wide variety of applications.

The position
Our client is looking for a motivated and team-oriented individual who is passionate about revolutionary sequencing technology.

The resource will participate in the development on the sequencing platform, focusing on the integration of process, hardware and software into the sequencer as well troubleshooting.
This includes:
  • Operation of instrumentation, setting up biologicals and buffer solutions. Initiating runs and managing data.
  • Editing of run information in PythonProtocol development and optimization using python and C++ software languages
  • Script development for system testing and troubleshooting using python and C++ software languages
  • The development of test and measurement methodology for the characterization of the system, subsystems and processes.
  • The design, execution, analysis and presentation of experiments to measure specific system performance parameters. Development of accurate system, subsystem and process descriptions through a deeper understanding of underlying system physics.
  • Integration of system components, test and characterization of the interaction of components.
  • Preparation of components of control software for system operation and component testing.
  • Characterization of fluidic components, pathways and processes.
  • Optimization of the setup of all system components.
  • Input on the generation of system requirements based on system performance.
  • Verification of the requirements including; the development of processes and tests, analysis and presentation of data. This will include appropriate experimental preparation and statistical analysis of the data.

Who you are
You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

B.S. or M.S. in Bio-engineering, Bio-medical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering or a related discipline preferably with a background in instrumentation development with min 2+ years experience.

Strong mechanical and electrical skills, electro-mechanical integration and troubleshooting skills a must, familiarity with working with micro fluidics is a plus.

Programming experience with python required, C++ a plus

Understanding of DNA manipulation techniques and sequencing methodologies a plus

Meticulous attention to detail and excellent written and electronic record keeping skills

Strong oral and written communication skills

EEO Statement Apollo Professional Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status or characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.

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