Bioengineer – Microfluidic Process Development

POSITION TITLE

Bioengineer

POSITION SUMMARY

Stratos Genomics is an exciting biotech company developing the next generation of DNA sequencing technology.  We are searching for a Bioengineer with experience in microfluidics to help develop microfluidic processes on our high throughput CMOS sensors.  In addition, the Bioengineer will assist in data collection, data analysis and modelling.

The Bioengineer will be part of a cross disciplinary team of engineers and scientists, working in a dynamic biotech start-up environment near the Seattle waterfront.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in science/engineering with additional relevant experience.

  • Experience working with microfluidic devices.

  • Familiarity with benchtop lab equipment like DC power supplies, multimeters, oscilloscopes and a good understanding of basic electricity.

  • Good understanding of basic chemistry and associated lab skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Additional Requirements

  • Experience with Labview test environment.

  • Experience with Matlab programming and data processing.

  • Appreciation of structure-function relationships of organic molecules.

In addition to excellent lab skills, this candidate must exhibit strong analytical ability, good verbal and written communication skills and be well organized with strong attention to detail.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develop and document test procedures.

  • Perform testing on microfluidic sensors.

  • Analyze test results and present findings.

  • Adhere to Stratos’ policies and support management decisions and goals in a positive, professional manner.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

The Bioengineer will enjoy a competitive salary with the opportunity for growth that only a burgeoning start-up can provide. Stratos Genomics employees also enjoy these benefits:  2 weeks PTO + 10 company holidays and up to 6 bonus days based on company performance, generous health insurance including vision and dental, life and disability insurance, 401K match program, flexible spending accounts, stock options, and a gym membership.

To apply: send resume and cover letter to lfreeman@stratosgenomics.com (PDF, Word document, or text in body of e-mail).  In the cover letter, tell us why you are interested in Stratos Genomics’ technology.  

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