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NanoString Technologies seeks the best and the brightest to join us in our mission to provide innovative tools and technologies to researchers and scientists around the globe. Working at NanoString provides the opportunity to contribute to the discovery and development of new therapies for better patient outcomes. If you want to impact the human health and are creative, passionate, and enjoy being part of a high-energy team that thrives on scientific and product excellence, we would like to hear from you!

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program, and the opportunity to advance your professional growth and career aspirations.

NanoString Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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For more information about NanoString Technologies, please visit our company overview.

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Nanostring is always interested in knowing the best and the brightest talent. If you do not see a job that matches your background at this time we encourage you to apply for this future emploment posting. This will help us find you if a new need arises that fits your experience. Please continue to view our career page as well but this will help the relationship begin.

THIS NOT AN ACTUAL JOB. THIS IS PURELY FOR THE FUTURE (POTENTIAL) JOBS.

***If you have applied for any position previously your resume is already in our database-NO need to re-apply***

 

 


Life Sciences Sales

Department: Life Sciences Sales

State: (Multiple States)

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

NanoString continues to grow rapidly and we would love to hear from you if you are an experienced Life Sciences sales professional interested in selling our nCounter systems. Please enter your contact info and resume so we can contact you immediately as needs arise in your geographic territory. To date we have hired RAMs in the USA, EMEA, and APAC markets

SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION

The Regional Account Manager (RAM) will be accountable for revenue generation across by selling directly to customers primarily via face-to-face contact.  Sell the nCounter Analysis System and associated consumables to support bioscience and medical research as well as diagnostics instrumentation.  The RAM will need to work very closely with the Field Applications Scientist, as well as Management, to leverage and develop key customer relationships. Responsible for devising direct sales plans and strategies.  Duties may require a high level of travel.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:

Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a related science and may have an advanced degree, certification or additional professional training.  Typically requires six years of relevant experience (2+ years in sales).

Training Required:

Requires knowledge and understanding of Gene Expression analysis, miRNA and Copy Number Variation assays.

Abilities:

Requires excellent communication skills, Verbal and written. Ability to conduct technical presentations

Other Requirements:

Ability to travel up to 75%.

Strong working knowledge of the sales process (quoting, purchasing, revenue recognition) as well as a good understanding of the Miller Heiman selling process and terminology.

***This is not an official job requisition. We are looking to proactively identify strong sales talent for when we do hire***

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: San Francisco

State: CA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

Job Summary:

The role of Director, US West Sales, requires a technically knowledgeable individual with outstanding interpersonal skills with experience managing Regional Account Managers in the sale of capital equipment and downstream consumables stream. 

Essential Duties:

  • Manage a team of Regional Account Managers and Regional Product Specialists, in a defined geographic area. May require maintenance of a personal sales territory as well.
  • Deliver accurate regional bookings and revenue forecasts to Vice President of Sales.
  • Achieve quarterly and yearly revenue targets.
  • Recruit and retain pre-sales support and sales professionals and provide effective coaching, mentoring and training to develop sales staff.
  • Ensure rigorous use of metrics to assess, coach and develop sales performance and enhance funnel management over a three quarter window to ensure targets for systems and large consumable orders can be met.
  • Identify, coach and assist with closing large regional sales deals.
  • Partner with the marketing organization to drive lead generation programs to support achievement of sales targets.
  • Maintain and assist with new hire (RAM/RPS) orientation and training.

Requirements:

  • MS or BS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field.
  • A strong understanding and familiarity with gene expression technologies including qPCR, microarray analysis and Next Generation Sequencing.
  • 10 or more years of Regional Account Manager experience.
  • 2 or more years of leading or managing a team of Regional Account Managers.
  • An ability to travel 75% of the time.
  • A desire to participate in the growth and success of direct reports but also other members of the commercial team.
  • Exceptional administration skills including CRM and process documentation.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • Ability and desire to participate in cross functional teams to launch new products or investigate customer issues

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Life Sciences Marketing

Department: Life Sciences Marketing

City: Singapore

Country: Singapore

Type: Full Time

Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Job Description:

The Manager / Sr. Manager of Regional Marketing – APAC will be responsible for coordination and implementation of all regional marketing activities throughout the Asia Pacific region.  Reporting to the VP of Marketing, the Manager/ Sr. manager will work closely with the APAC commercial leader to translate the regional business goals into actionable execution plans that drive demand and revenue growth in the region.  

Essential Functions:

  • Development and delivery of strategic and tactical marketing programs and events as well as the development of positional and promotional campaigns using a range of marketing methodologies, formats, and media channels.
  • Development of high value product positioning, effective sales tools, marketing collateral, and, customer-facing presentations.
  • Execution of highly quality, high impact tradeshows, user meetings and local seminars.
  • Execution of account specific marketing initiatives and programs with Distributor partners, Regional Account Managers and Inside Sales function
  • Coordination of new product launches through our direct sales and distribution channels
  • Collect and analyze, market intelligence, customer segmentation and marketing data analytics, tackling head-on the challenge of developing cutting-edge marketing for a highly innovative life science leader.

Requirements:

  • Track record of market development in the genomics market.
  • Proven ability in strategic marketing, setting tactical plans and tailoring content for specific channels.
  • Experience in delivering end-to-end marketing programs, engaging with the business to ensure smooth planning, consummate execution and accurate measurement of programs.
  • Proven abilities in establishing relationships with high impact KOL and development of advocacy campaigns.
  • Strong business acumen in relevant market analysis, budget and forecast planning.
  • Strong communicator and effective team player.
  • A university degree in associated scientific field with > 8 years' experience in the Life Science, Pharmaceutical or Diagnostics markets
  • A very strong grasp of Genomics, Proteomics, including Gene Expression, DNA Analysis application, Protein Expression
  • Demonstrates a bias for action and results. Takes ownership of important issues. Demonstrates persistence in the face of obstacles.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal & written) effectively within varying levels of internal and external customers. Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to travel worldwide to align adequately with local teams and strategies
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and meticulous in details.
  • Must be able to work independently, manage multiple projects, communicate proactively, and prioritize daily tasks. ​

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Department: Life Sciences Marketing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Executive

Job Summary:

NanoString has a core vision to bring disruptive technologies to transform the life sciences and biopharma industries.  The Hyb&Seq Platform has the potential to provide the fastest and easiest clinical sequencing solution.  The Senior Director, NGS Product Management leads the strategy and development of the NGS Product Portfolio to maximize ROI and value to the company. 

Essential Duties:

  • Lead the development and execution of the strategic plan for portfolio of integrated products including Instrument, consumables and software to ensure maximum market impact and deliver long term revenue growth.
  • Define pricing strategy, product messaging, positioning and configuration to ensure the best possible performance versus business goals for current and future products using market research and feedback from customers
  • Collaborate with customers and key opinion leaders to generate proof of concept data and penetrate key application areas.
  • Drive the Commercialization and Go to market of  NGS products and services.
  • Participate and lead cross functional teams that includes clinical development, regulatory, R&D, commercial (including channel and reimbursement strategy), project management, Business Development and alliance partners to drive toward best business decisions, timely and coordinated results and optimize IRR/ROI.
  • Conduct market and competitive analysis to define trends and strategically evaluate new market opportunities and work with others in the marketing team to identify products that can enhance customer workflows.
  • Ensure alignment with instrument and content features/capabilities, customer requirements, and assay content demands to generate a broad and differentiated value proposition; create strategic opportunities for the organization through product feature decisions
  • Travel extensively with the field to visit customers and develop relationships with KOLs.
  • Working closing with R&D and Bus Dev, conduct continuous competitive monitoring and assessments of NGS product offerings
  • Work with clinical development team to understand requirements and inform strategic instrument capabilities. Aid in assessment of clinical development paths (and panels) that will have greatest IRR for the company.  Work with regulatory as required on strategy in a dynamic environment
  • Provide strong and effective leadership to build and grow a team of highly motivated, engaged, collaborative and results-orientated members
  • Act as the externally facing spokesperson for Hyb & Seq platform
  • Lead team meetings and provide updates to SLT or other executive level committees 

Requirements:

  • PhD and/or MS degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, engineering or equivalent is required; additional MBA highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience in product management for regulated and/or molecular testing instrument systems. NGS experience preferred.
  • Experience with Product Management/Marketing of clinical genomics or pathology, with specific experience with NGS preferred but not required.
  • Marketing in life science, diagnostics or clinical research experience preferred.
  • Customer focused with a deep understanding and command of molecular Dx and oncology end markets.  Intimate knowledge of customer requirements and competitive offerings. 
  • A strategic thinker with excellent analytical and organizational skills who can drive the translation of strategy into execution with direct and cross functional teams.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with sales and marketing professionals across the organization to develop effective market strategies and programs which meet revenue forecasts and growth targets.
  • A solid reputation, network and relationships (scientific and business) within academia, life science & biopharmaceutical companies and other stakeholders worldwide.
  • Experience in working with worldwide customers and is a strong internal advocate for customer-focused solutions and application-driven messaging and integrated solutions.
  • Ability to travel extensively (~50%)

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Regulatory Affairs

Department: Regulatory Affairs

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

Job Description:

The successful candidate is responsible for assisting in guiding regulatory affairs activities for the regulatory affairs department culminating in the preparation of relevant regulatory filings to FDA and global regulatory authorities, with a particular focus on companion diagnostics.  Responsibilities will include life-cycle management of select pipeline products that are both marketed and in development, maintenance of needed registrations and certifications, and alignment of regulatory strategy with corporate strategy in conjunction with senior management.

Essential Duties:

  • Guiding regulatory affairs staff to successfully participate in product design teams
  • Creates, evaluates and updates Regulatory Affairs policies and procedures to ensure that regulatory compliance is maintained or enhanced, and guides staff in these activities
  • Reviews labeling/promotional/advertising materials, and other documents to ensure compliance, and guides staff in these activities
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant regulations, including proposed and final rules.
  • Interprets RA policies and guidance and correctly apply them as regulatory activities, and guides staff in these activities
  • Development, management and execution of regulatory plans for large-scale projects, including companion diagnostics, and guides senior staff in these activities, as applicable

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree is required. Preferred education/experience include bioengineering, biological, physical, clinical and regulatory sciences. Advanced degrees (MS, MBA, PhD., etc.) a plus
  • Previous in vitro diagnostic (IVD) nucleic acid experience and/or companion diagnostic (CDx) experience highly preferred
  • 6+ years of experience in Regulatory Affairs with FDA regulated products, minimum of 2 years of successful management experience
  • Previous experience with 510(k), IDE, and/or PMA submissions
  • Good knowledge of FDA QSR and ISO 13485 regulations
  • Experience in a Molecular Biology research environment
  • Strong intellectual capacity and curiosity, and ability to digest complex technical data
  • Certifications: RAC, CQA, CQM  preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others in a positive and effective manner
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to support multiple projects
  • Proven ability to prepare regulatory submissions and interact with FDA to obtain and maintain product approvals, and equivalent in international markets
  • Proven ability to motivate and develop junior staff

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Department: Regulatory Affairs

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

Creates, evaluates, and completes International regulatory projects consistent with the company goals. Successful candidate is responsible for assembling regulatory submissions and international dossiers to non-EU territories and supporting/developing international diagnostic expansion.
 

Essential Functions:

  • Oversees select International regulatory projects consistent with the company goals. Ensures timely registration of products in compliance with applicable regulations and guidance.
  • Responsible for the implementation of regulatory strategies through coordination and preparation of submission documents for the registration of new products and changes to existing products in international markets in partnership with other International Specialists.
  • Author and prepare documentation for International product registrations in responsible regions (i.e. China, Japan, and ROW as needed) including; annual reporting, re-licensing, and change reporting. Interact with Regulatory Affairs personnel at regulatory agencies, contract manufacturers and distributors to ensure registrations are current and compliant.
  • Creates and implements regulatory affairs policies and procedures to ensure that regulatory compliance is maintained or enhanced
  • Maintains current knowledge, excellent comprehension and appropriate application of relevant regulations, including proposed and final rules.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree is required. Preferred education/experience areas include clinical, engineering, physical, biological, and regulatory sciences, Advanced degrees (MS, PhD., etc.) a plus
  • 3+ years of experience with international medical device regulations (IVD and/or companion diagnostic experience strongly desired) - open to more senior level candidates (4-8 years)
  • Previous experience with participating in strategic planning and regulatory filings in China and/or Japan
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others in a positive and effective manner. Looking for a "driver".
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to support multiple projects
  • Exemplary verbal and written skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and an ability to digest and communicate complex technical data

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Service/Engineering

Department: Service/Engineering

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Manager/Supervisor

The Manager, Sustaining Engineering is responsible for leading the Instrument and Cartridge Sustaining engineering function within the Operations Organization. The Manager, Sustaining Engineering is responsible for providing the engineering leadership for the Operations organization and management of the Sustaining Engineering team.  Primary support includes ongoing improvements to cost, quality, and Manufacturing efficiency through new and existing OEM partnerships for our Instrument and Cartridge product lines.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages the Sustaining Engineering staff in the support of programs to assure that existing and new Instrument and Cartridge designs can be manufactured cost effectively.
  • Reviews new Instrument and Cartridge product designs for manufacturability, provides oversight of pilot production for new products and assists with the development of manufacturing-related inputs to new product teams.
  • Leads Sustaining Engineering staff in the preparation and maintenance of procedures and instructions in an ISO-13485/GMP environment;
  • Responsible for research, development, and documentation of practices, processes, manufacturing flow, facilities and tooling development necessary to support the manufacture of Instrument and Cartridge products in an efficient and cost effective manner.
  • Leads the development of manufacturing test systems for both hardware and software.
  • In partnership with the Quality Organization, provide technical solutions for Manufacturing or customer issues.
  • Develops schedules and ensures milestones are met, work is prioritized and that adequate resources are made available to support such schedules.
  • Provides technical assistance and training to production work teams.
  • Leads overall technical strategy with assistance of the Operations leadership team with the development of department direction and plans to carry out overall operations plans and functions. Actively participates in strategic and tactical planning.
  • Establishes annual "smart" goals for personnel in support of growth and meeting departmental objectives.
  • Coaches and mentors staff towards overall development and growth
  • Assures that departmental training tools are in place and that periodic training is scheduled and held as appropriate.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering required. Masters preferred. 
  • 5 to 10 years related experience in an operational environment in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. Prior design, molding, or automation experience a plus. Experience in high volume manufacturing as well as manual assembly operations.
  • Manufacturing experience in an ISO=13485 (Medical Device)/GMP environment
  • Minimum 2 years engineering management (or lead) experience
  • Ability to coordinate and facilitate discussions between Operations, Quality, R&D, Service and/or Customers regarding the design and manufacture of Instrument and Cartridge products
  • Ability to understand and apply Risk Analysis and FMEA concepts.
  • Have a proven track record working with SolidWorks CAD software and Enterprise Product Data Management (EPDM)
  • Knowledge of microfluidics systems and micro fabrication techniques.
  • Understanding of metal stamping, progressive dies, injection molding, and high cavitation tooling preferred
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Process-oriented mentality
  • Strong problem solving capabilities
  • Strong project management skills

 

 


Operations

Department: Operations

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

The Sales Order Administrator I is a communication based administrative position that works with closely with customers, the sales team, and internal departments to process orders, communicate information to internal teams and support the sales team.

Essential Functions:

  • Review purchase orders using quotes generated by the sales team. Verify and enter all appropriate order information including products, pricing, discounts, shipping details, etc.  in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Creates internal orders and obtains the appropriate approvals at the request of internal departments.
  • Responds to customer and purchasing inquiries via email and phone.
  • Processes customer credit card orders over the phone
  • Collaborates with Invoicing, Supply Chain, Legal and other internal teams to review agreements and create accounts and orders under new agreements and collaborations.
  • Works closely with sales representatives, customers & supply chain to ensure accurate and timely delivery of customer orders.
  • Learn new products and adapt to constantly changing processes in a fast paced and challenging workplace.
  • Identify areas of improvement and helps to implement processes improvements.

Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • A college education with a four-year degree in a Life Science
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience in a customer facing role at a biotech company, preferably within life sciences or diagnostics related business
  • Previous experience in order processing using an ERP or CRM system, preferably Microsoft Dynamics NAV or Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work quickly and accurately.
  • Team player with a can-do attitude & strong problem solving skills
  • Extremely organized with the ability to prioritize their workload
  • Ability to work both independently and cross-functionally
  • Ability to learn new skills and software quickly. Proficient in the use of standard software packages such as MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint

 

 

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Research & Development

Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Description:

We are seeking a Software Engineer, Research Engineer, or Scientist to join our Research & Development group. In particular, this position is focused on the development of the recently announced Hyb & Seq TM technology (NGS), a novel single-molecule hybridization-based sequencing chemistry. The work is highly interdisciplinary will involve working closely with biologists, chemists, hardware/software engineers, and external OEM manufacturers.  The applicant will be expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills and will be expected to manage communication with OEM partners.  The position will involve development of software to extract data from images to yield sequencing results. 

Essential functions:

  • Experience with advanced mathematics and algorithm development associated with image analysis and image processing
  • Translation of prototype Matlab code into commercial code
  • Develop software to run on a commercial instrument

Requirements:

  • M.S., or Ph.D. in electrical engineering, computer science, mathematics, or related field
  • 3-8 years experience, 2 years of industrial experience
  • Experience with advanced mathematics and algorithm development associated with image analysis and image processing
  • Experience with image processing: affine transformation, registration, feature extraction, filtering, segmentation, and feature extraction
  • Experience with parallel processing technologies and algorithms
  • A hands-on orientation toward fast algorithm/automation prototyping, experimental verification and rapid concept/idea testing
  • Proficiency in C#, and open CV

Additional experience preferred:

  • Experience in software development in a commercial environment
  • Design, modification, development, writing and implementation of software programming applications.
  • Proficiency in C# and C++ in a Visual Studio development environment.
  • Ability to follow configuration management best practices. Experience with Microsoft TFS and VSS.
  • Automation of instrument control, image acquisition, and data transfer
  • Knowledge of basic optics (fluorescent and diffraction limited microscopy especially)
  • Experience with CUDA and utilization of GPUs for acceleration of image/data processing
  • Translation of Matlab code into commercial software
  • Automation of repetitive activities through script-level programing and/or .net.
  • Knowledge of Cloud computing

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Description:

We are seeking a Scientist or Engineer to join our Research and Development group.  In this role you will work on the development of new genomic tools that consist of instrumentation, consumables, and chemistry. In particular, this position is focused on the development of the recently announced Hyb & Seq TM technology (NGS), a novel single-molecule hybridization-based sequencing chemistry. The work is highly interdisciplinary will involve working closely with biologists, scientists, software engineers, and external OEM manufacturers.  The applicant will be expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills and will be expected to manage communication with OEM partners.  The position will involve development of chemistry, consumables and hardware as well as extensive wet bench work. The applicant will be expected to automate Hyb and Seq sample prep, and optimize cartridge designs driven by experimental results to deliver the best performance of the system.

Essential functions:

  • Develop sample prep automation for the Hyb and Seq chemistry
  • Experimental testing of designs and purification/concentration strategies
  • Microfluidics design and development

Requirements:

  • PhD. in bioengineering, chemical engineering, physics, bio-physics, molecular biology or related field (more experienced B.S. or M.S. considered)
  • 5-10 years experience  
  • 3-6 years experience developing commercial products
  • Take initiatives to conceive, design and carry-out hypothesis driven feasibility experiments, understanding both theoretical and practical aspects of the experimental design
  • Experience with sample prep automation (such as liquid biopsy, FFPE, cell lysate, and RNA/DNA extraction etc)
  • Experience developing assays with low level sample input
  • Strong wet bench, and assay development skills related to consumable cartridge development
  • Strong knowledge of bio lab tools
  • Experience with sequencing technologies
  • A hands-on orientation toward experimentation and prototype development
  • Automation through script-level programing
  • Ability to work both independently and closely in collaboration with a core team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of microfluidic cartridge fabrication techniques

Additional qualifications include:

  • Experience with hardware/consumable development for genomics or fluidics
  • 3D CAD expertise (preferably in SolidWorks)
  • Experience with commercial microfluidic applications
  • Experience with design/selection of hardware to control microfluidics: pumps, valves, and manifolds.
  • Understanding of microscopy techniques
  • Experience with nucleic acid chemistry
  • Experience with magnetic bead based purification techniques and automated products
  • Experience with fluorescence assays and techniquesExperience with statistical analysis of complex data sets

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking an experienced and technology-savvy Bioinformatics Scientist/Developer to join our Research & Development group.  This position will have a leading role in developing NGS tools and pipelines for use with Hyb & SeqTM, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology.  S/he will collaborate and interact with a highly interdisciplinary group of technologists to create analysis methods and tools for industry-leading assay products.  The successful candidate must have broad knowledge of public and commercially available tools and pipelines for use with NGS platforms.  Candidates must have strong analytical skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and a track record of developing novel tools and integrating existing tools into NGS analysis solutions.

Essential Functions:

  • Apply advanced and expert scientific and programming knowledge to NGS software and pipeline development
  • Contribute to assay product development working closely with bioinformatics, business analyst, assay development team, and strategic marketing specialists to align analysis methods with assay requirements
  • Define key analyses for different NGS assays targeting oncology and/or infectious disease
  • Collaborate with bioinformatics scientists and technology team to integrate existing internally developed algorithms into proprietary and open source tools based NGS pipelines
  • Collaborate with analysts and programmers to develop bioinformatics analysis methods
  • Work with business analyst / software development team to define and develop technical and user requirements for analysis software – both internal and external
  • Collaborate with bioinformatics team to integrate development efforts for NGS products with the existing product portfolio

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics/Life/Physical/Computer Sciences
  • 4+ years of combined industry and post-doctoral work experience in NGS software and pipeline development and analysis (M.S. with 7+ years of relevant work experience will be considered)
  • Expert knowledge in one or more of the following languages: PERL, Python, R, C/C++
  • Experience working in a Unix / Linux development environment
  • Experience analyzing NGS data for clinical and research applications / assays utilizing novel and/or existing NGS analysis tools and methodologies
  • Experience developing NGS bioinformatics pipelines, algorithms, and tools
  • Experience in cancer genomics (knowledge of oncogenic pathways) and/or infectious disease genomics
  • Expert in navigating and extracting information from publicly available databases (NCBI, UCSC, COSMIC, etc.)
  • Familiarity with commonly used algorithms for alignment and variant calling (SNV, InDel, CNV, Fusion, etc.)
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting NGS data from tumor and/or liquid biopsy samples
  • Experience working with NGS bioinformatics teams

Additional Desirable Qualifications include:

  • Experience working with business analyst / software development teams to define user and software requirements for NGS analysis tools
  • Experience in developing database data-structures using MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, etc
  • Experience with cloud based software development

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking an experienced molecular biologist or biochemist with experience in developing Sequencing Applications.  This position will have a leading role in developing sequencing based applications using Hyb & Seq, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology.  They will lead NGS application development by interacting and coordinating with an internal team of highly interdisciplinary technologists whilst also establishing external collaborations.  The successful candidate must be a hands-on experimentalist working  in wet-lab driven research to create innovative application solutions.  Candidates must have strong analytical skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and a track record of developing znc/or utilizing advanced NGS products. Initial Projects will include developing long read sequencing applications and  Immuno-oncology sequencing applications as well as several other key areas. Other responsibilities will include managing external collaborations and external presentations utilizing the unique features of Hyb and Seq technology

Essential Duties:

  • Identify new applications, assist in product development working closely with business analyst and strategic marketing specialists
  • Discover and prioritize potential collaboration opportunities by actively prospecting, collaborating with cross-functional partners and leveraging your network.
  • Apply advanced and expert scientific and product knowledge to NGS application development
  • Establish complete application workflow, sample preparation, sequencing conditions and post run analyses
  • Collaborate with analysts and programmers to develop analysis solutions.
  • Understand the needs and future demands of Clinical Sequencing Customers

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Life Sciences with 7+ years of combined industry and post-doctoral work experience in NGS, with significant portion dedicated to applying NGS to customers challenges
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and carry projects through to conclusion
  • Extensive hands-on, state-of-the-art molecular biology experience
  • Knowledge of nucleic acid characterization techniques, especially hybridization-based assays
  • Experience working with clinically relevant sample types such as FFPE, whole blood and plasma
  • Experience in cancer genomics (knowledge of oncogenic pathways) and/or infectious disease genomics
  • Experience in navigating and extracting information from publicly available databases (NCBI, UCSC, Ensembl, COSMIC, etc.)
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting NGS data from tumor and/or liquid biopsy samples
  • Experience managing customer collaborations

Additional Desirable Qualifications include:

  • Ability to code simple bioinformatics tasks
  • Ability to run commonly used algorithms for alignment and variant calling (SNV, InDel, CNV, Fusion, etc.)

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Description

​Nanostring is seeking an experienced software (SW) product manager/business analyst to join the Research & Development group.  The Diagnostics Sequencing SW Product Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the software requirements for our Hyb & SeqTM instrument, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology. 

In this position you will collaborate with marketing, software, hardware engineers and designers to lead projects through discovery, prototyping, presentation, requirements writing and translation of details to the development team.  Experience with NGS and IVD diagnostic products is strongly preferred. Medical device experience is required.

You will own the success of delivering against project goals.  To be successful, you are creative, collaborative, process-friendly, and have the ability to work simultaneously towards both short- and long-term project goals. Join our team and help us unlock the power of the genome!

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for overall specification of software requirements for a novel diagnostic instrument and software platform for sequencing, including both on instrument workflow and downstream analysis
  • Identify, select and manage outside SW solutions firms to bridge product development and commercialization needs with required expertise
  • Own creation and iteration of general product requirements and detailed software specifications
  • Work collaboratively with R&D product team, software team, regulatory, quality, and marketing stakeholders to understand short-term and long-term objectives for the product
  • Serve as a liaison between Marketing and Development in identifying priorities for key software features, conducting hazard analyses, and developing software feature roadmap for the product
  • Establish detailed SW, hazard/risk, and human factors documentation compatible with regulatory requirements for Class II and/or Class III medical products
  • Create wireframes, write detailed user requirements, and own overall product usability and feature set
  • Document and communicate software requirements to ensure that they are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, verifiable, and that they conform to standards
  • Be actively engaged with the design teams and assist project team members in requirements refinement during the product development life cycle
  • Proactively monitor product/market trends of implementing cutting-edge software solutions/architectures

Qualifications and Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • Three or more years of experience in requirements analysis and specification
  • Experience in NGS is required
  • Experience with IVD or other medical products (preferably diagnostic products) is required
  • Experience driving the development of software from concept phase through validation
  • Prior exposure to molecular biology, bioinformatics, and/or sequence technology is preferred
  • Solid understanding of all phases of the software product development lifecycle
  • Experience interviewing both technical and non-technical users and stakeholders to gather requirements and facilitate the identification and finalization of design decisions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent presentation skills.
  • Demonstrable experience designing product workflows based on user/stakeholder research.
  • Skilled at documenting design goals and requirements for instrument and software workflow, as well as user requirements
  • Working knowledge of medical device requirements including: Quality System Regulation (21 CFR 820), IEC 62366, ISO 13485, ISO 14971
  • Experience and understanding of IEC 62366/HE75 standard requirements. Applicable in-practice experience of utilizing IEC 62366 standard requirements as part of product design
  • Experience in conducting hazard and/or risk analysis related to software features
  • Ability to work both independently and closely in collaboration with a core product team
  • Ability to present to various groups including project team leads and the executive team
  • A Bachelor's degree in a biology-related field OR a computer science-related field is required.

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

We are seeking a senior scientist to join our Diagnostic Development group.  In this role you will collaborate closely with our Life Science R&D team on the development of the recently announced Next Generation Sequencing technology, Hyb & Seq™ for molecular diagnostic applications. The work is highly interdisciplinary and will involve working closely with internal scientists, fluidics engineers, software engineers, and external OEM manufacturers to develop the Hyb & Seq systems to the highest quality standard required for class III in vitro diagnostic devices.  The applicant will be expected to contribute to the development of systems and consumables for diagnostic applications under FDA design controls including to the detailed design and development planning and risk management activities. Additionally, the applicant will be expected to work with assay development teams in the application of the new systems to clinical molecular diagnostic testing. The applicant will be expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills.   

Essential Functions:

  • Plan the detailed development of the Hyb & Seq instrument system to FDA design control requirements
  • Participate in the industrialization of prototype instruments into commercial-grade systems
  • Lead preparation of the system design history file (DHF) to ISO and FDA standards
  • Lead risk management activities associated with the system development
  • Lead the validation of the Hyb & Seq system for diagnostic applications
  • Participate in development and validation of multiplexed molecular diagnostic assays
  • Participate in the development of documentation supporting regulatory submissions of the Hyb & Seq system as an in vitro diagnostic device

Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • Degree in mechanical, electrical, bioengineering, physics, bio-physics or related field
  • Ph.D. + 8-12 years' experience (or B.S/M.S with commensurate additional experience) working in the molecular diagnostics industry
  • Experience with design and development of FDA-regulated commercial diagnostic instrumentation systems including hardware, software, and reagents
  • Strong engineering or biophysics background in the design and analysis of mechanical, chemical, and biological systems
  • A hands-on orientation toward experimentation and rapid prototype development
  • Ability to work both independently and closely in collaboration with a core team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional qualifications include:

  • Experience developing class III medical devices
  • Experience with PMA submissions
  • Experience with fluorescent microscopy
  • Experience with design/selection of hardware to control microfluidics: pumps, valves, and manifolds.
  • Experience with fluidics/microfluidics and/or pipetting robots
  • Experience with hardware/consumable development for genomics
  • Wet bench skills

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Process Engineer, Reagent Development, is responsible for developing and implementing processes for the production of reagents and assays. This individual is responsible for the process design, characterization and testing to confirm and control the critical process parameters. This individual will work with a cross-disciplinary team to translate product requirements to process specifications. The Process Engineer will also execute and document development activities and outcomes throughout the project, and present technical data at core team meetings and design reviews. Finally, this individual will be responsible for developing documentation and training to transfer these processes into the manufacturing environment.

For this role, we are looking for an individual who has worked in ISO or FDA regulated environments and is experienced executing process development and design transfer within a fast paced project team while ensuring manufacturability, stability and consistent process performance.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop production and analytical methods associated with assays and reagents
  • Write protocols, experimental summary reports, quality documents and training materials  associated with projects
  • Perform and document Risk Assessments
  • Design, document and summarize Verification and Validation studies
  • Draft SOPs, Batch Records, Specifications, and other documentation associated with process transfer to a Manufacturing environment
  • Work cooperatively in a timeline-focused, matrixed, team environment
  • Present data to product/process development teams and management representatives
  • Analyze large, complex data sets using spreadsheets and/or other data analysis packages

Qualifications and Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • Degree in Biology, Engineering or related discipline.  MS or PhD preferred, but BS candidates with significant work experience considered
  • Minimum of 5 years of industry experience in design, characterization and commercialization of reagents and assays
  • Understanding of product development lifecycle (development, V&V, design control, design transfer, sustaining support)
  • Experience with life science research tools process development
  • Experience working with RNA/DNA/Protein/Antibody assays and protocols preferred
  • Experience with instrument / reagent integration a plus
  • Comfort working on instrumentation such as the nCounter
  • Experience with ISO and FDA process development standards and principles including definition of critical process parameters and critical quality attributes
  • Excellent technical writing and record keeping abilities
  • Excellent analytical skills and familiarity with statistical analysis software such as JMP, Minitab, R, etc
  • Familiarity with ISO 13485 or working within QSR environments preferred
  • Experience in Risk Management and performing Risk Analysis  e.g. FMEAs preferred
  • Comfortable working within electronic quality management systems (EQMS) e.g. MasterControl preferred

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Research Associate* II, III, or IV to join our Research and Development group. In this role, you will work on the development of Hyb & Seq™, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology.  Specifically, this role will involve developing novel Hyb & Seq reagents and protocols, creating and validating targeted sequencing panels, as well as integration of Hyb & Seq with other NanoString technologies such as the Digital Spatial Profiler.  A strong background in molecular biology and NGS wet-lab techniques is required.  Experience working with primary samples such as tissue, FFPE, or plasma is also highly preferred.  The work is highly interdisciplinary and will involve working with biologists, engineers, and bioinformaticians.  The applicant will be expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills.  The applicant will be expected to work as part of a team while executing experiments independently.

Requirements:

  • B.S or M.S in biological sciences with 5+ years of hands-on lab experience.
  • Strong wet bench, molecular biology skills.
  • Experience with NGS technologies.
  • Experience with cloning, ligations, nucleic acid purification, and other nucleic acid chemistry is preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills, specifically using excel or a programing language for large data sets.
  • Ability to work both independently and closely in collaboration with others. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional qualifications include:

  • Understanding of fluorescence-based detection technologies including single molecule detection.
  • Experience working with both DNA and RNA.
  • Experience with tissue, FFPE, or plasma sample handling.
  • Experience with statistical analysis of complex data sets.
  • Experience working with Nanostring technology a plus.

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Description:

NanoString Technologies is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Senior Level Software Engineer (Level 4) to join our the Research & Development group. Initial work will include design and development of all levels of SW for our Hyb & SeqTM instrument, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology. Experience with NGS  diagnostic software applications is strongly preferred.

A qualified candidate will be part of a team responsible for planning and building of software for current and future versions of high-end research and diagnostic instruments on fully-automated digital genomics platforms with embedded touchscreens, local web, "cloud" and mobile interfaces. You will be responsible for the design, development and unit testing of software products in accordance with NanoString's ISO 13485 and IEC 62304 quality system procedures.

Requirements:

  • BS in computer science, engineering or closely related field
  • >7 years experience designing and developing multi-tiered web platforms
  • Experience using MVC design pattern with Visual Studio 2017 using .NET Core, C#
  • Experience with Entity Framework and MS SQL Server (PostgreSQL a plus)
  • Web development experience with Angular and Bootstrap frameworks
  • Create clear, complete software architecture and design documentation and other quality deliverables including estimations and risk analysis worksheets.
  • Work with Microsoft TFS for ALM including version control/configuration management.
  • Create and execute manual and automated unit tests
  • Review and provide insightful feedback on documentation including software architecture, requirements, design documents, test protocols, operating procedures, project plans, etc.
  • Recommend enterprise architecture strategies, processes and methodologies.
  • Ability to work closely with QA and software test engineers to ensure the quality and robustness of all customer-facing and internal software
  • Strong written communication skills and proven ability to thoroughly document requirements, architecture, and design of software systems
  • Participating in department project teams

Additional qualifications include:

  • Experience with NGS or IVD diagnostic software applications is strongly preferred.
  • Experience working in an ISO 62304, ISO 13485, or ISO 9001 qualified organization
  • Cybersecurity and/or mobile development background a plus
  • Familiarity reviewing, optimizing and/or porting Python code
  • Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSB experience
  • Experience with Amazon AWS, Docker Containers

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Description:

NanoString Technologies is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Senior Level Software Engineer (Level 4) to join our the Research & Development group. Initial work will include design and development of all levels of SW for our Hyb & SeqTM instrument, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology. Experience with NGS diagnostic software applications is strongly preferred.

A qualified candidate will be part of a team responsible for planning and building of software for current and future versions of high-end research and diagnostic instruments on fully-automated digital genomics platforms with embedded touchscreens, local web, "cloud" and mobile interfaces. You will be responsible for the design, development and unit testing of software products in accordance with NanoString's ISO 13485 and IEC 62304 quality system procedures.

Requirements:

  • BS in computer science, engineering or closely related field
  • >7 years experience designing and developing multi-tiered web platforms
  • Experience using MVC design pattern with Visual Studio 2017 using .NET Core, C#
  • Experience with Entity Framework and MS SQL Server (PostgreSQL a plus)
  • Web development experience with Angular and Bootstrap frameworks
  • Create clear, complete software architecture and design documentation and other quality deliverables including estimations and risk analysis worksheets.
  • Work with Microsoft TFS for ALM including version control/configuration management.
  • Create and execute manual and automated unit tests
  • Review and provide insightful feedback on documentation including software architecture, requirements, design documents, test protocols, operating procedures, project plans, etc.
  • Recommend enterprise architecture strategies, processes and methodologies.
  • Ability to work closely with QA and software test engineers to ensure the quality and robustness of all customer-facing and internal software
  • Strong written communication skills and proven ability to thoroughly document requirements, architecture, and design of software systems
  • Participating in department project teams

Additional qualifications include:

  • Experience with NGS or IVD diagnostic software applications is strongly preferred.
  • Experience working in an ISO 62304, ISO 13485, or ISO 9001 qualified organization
  • Cybersecurity and/or mobile development background a plus
  • Familiarity reviewing, optimizing and/or porting Python code
  • Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSB experience
  • Experience with Amazon AWS, Docker Containers

Other:

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking a talented and highly motivated Bioinformatics Scientist/Developer to join our Research & Development group. S/he will join an energetic and collaborative team working to integrate next-generation sequencing (NGS) platforms into our novel Digital Spatial Profiling (DSP) technology. An ideal candidate will enjoy playing a leading role at the interface between NGS scientists and commercial software and test engineers.

Essential Duties:

  • Development of NGS algorithms and secondary analysis pipelines, with a focus on the Illumina platform
  • Design and develop pipelines and software that solves the problem at hand with an eye toward performance, extendibility and maintainability
  • Work closely with bench scientists to adapt NGS pipelines to experimental parameters, with deep understanding of the impact of upstream library preparations workflows on downstream data processing and analysis
  • Work closely with software engineers and QA to convert prototype algorithms into software in accordance with NanoString’s ISO 13485 and IEC 62304 quality system procedures to ensure the quality and robustness of all customer-facing and internal software
  • Thoroughly document pipelines, requirements, architecture, and design of software systems with clear and concise language as well as reviewing and providing insightful feedback on documentation
  • Maintain rigorous quality and performance standards

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree or higher in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science or related field
  • 4+ years of combined industry and post-doctoral work experience in NGS software and pipeline development and analysis (M.S. with 7+ years of relevant work experience will be considered)
  • Experience designing and building flexible NGS pipelines for broad or commercial utility
  • Understanding of end-to-end NGS workflows, from NGS library prep and QC to NGS data file outputs (i.e. FASTQ)
  • Experience with common NGS bioinformatic tools (e.g. Bowtie, SAMTools), R and/or Python, LINUX shell scripting
  • Excellent problem solving, troubleshooting, and communication skills
  • Preferred experience designing and developing commercial SW applications, including creating software architecture documents, requirements, design documents, test protocols, operating procedures, project plans, estimations, risk analysis worksheets, etc.
  • Preferred experience in creating and executing manual and automated unit tests

Additional Experience Desired:

  • Experience with Amazon AWS, Docker Containers
  • Cybersecurity and/or mobile development background
  • Web development experience with Angular and Bootstrap frameworks
  • Work with Microsoft TFS for ALM including version control/configuration management.
  • Experience using MVC design pattern with Visual Studio 2017 using .NET Core
  • Experience working in an ISO 62304, ISO 13485, or ISO 9001 qualified organization

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Scientist or Engineer to join our Research and Development group.  In this role you will work on the development of new genomic tools that consist of instrumentation, consumables, and chemistry. In particular, this position is focused on the development of the recently announced Hyb & Seq TM technology (NGS), a novel single-molecule hybridization-based sequencing chemistry. The work is highly interdisciplinary will involve working closely with biologists, scientists, software engineers, and external OEM manufacturers.  The applicant will be expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills and will be expected to manage communication with OEM partners.  The position will involve development of chemistry, consumables and hardware as well as extensive wet bench work. The applicant will be expected to help automate Hyb and Seq sample prep, and optimize cartridge designs driven by experimental results to deliver the best performance of the system, and drive the consumable design toward low cost.

Essential Duties:

  • Microfluidics design and development
  • Experimental testing of designs and assay performance
  • Low cost microfluidic cartridge development

Requirements:

  • PhD. in bioengineering, chemical engineering, physics, bio-physics, molecular biology or related field (more experienced B.S. or M.S. considered)
  • 4-6 years experience, 2-4 of which are developing commercial products
  • Take initiatives to conceive, design and carry-out hypothesis driven feasibility experiments, understanding both theoretical and practical aspects of the experimental design
  • Extensive experience with cartridge fabrication techniques
  • Experience with low-cost cartridge fabrication (for example injection molding, hot embossing)
  • Experience with commercial microfluidic applications
  • Strong wet bench, and assay development skills related to consumable cartridge development
  • A hands-on orientation toward experimentation and prototype development
  • Ability to work both independently and closely in collaboration with a core team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with hardware/consumable development for genomics or fluidics
  • 3D CAD expertise (preferably in SolidWorks)

Additional Qualifications:

  • Biological sample prep
  • Experience developing assays with low level sample input
  • Experience with sequencing applications
  • Experience with design/selection of hardware to control microfluidics: pumps, valves, and manifolds.
  • Automation through script-level programing
  • Experience with nucleic acid chemistry
  • Experience with magnetic bead based purification techniques and automated products
  • Experience with fluorescence assays and techniques
  • Experience with statistical analysis of complex data sets

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IT

Department: IT

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Systems Administrator II is responsible for the stable operation of the company network and systems. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all network hardware, software, servers, storage, and communication links as well as working alongside the support team to help resolve systems issues. This individual works closely with the IT service desk team.

Essential Functions:

  • Organize and maintain Active Directory and Group Policy Objects
  • Build and support virtualized infrastructure
  • Manage Cisco and Microsoft Remote Access technologies
  • Optimize and support backup and recovery systems
  • Develop scripts to automate daily job functions
  • SQL Server administration
  • Establish dashboards, metrics, and reports of systems infrastructure performance
  • Document workflows, processes, procedures, and configurations of infrastructure services
  • Work with a wide range of complex technologies
  • Rotating on-call schedule

Qualifications and Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • At least 3 years of systems administration experience
  • Professional experience with the following:
  • Active Directory
  • Cisco Unified Communications systems
  • Cisco Network Technologies (Switches, Routers, ASAs, security, DMZ)
  • MS System Center (SCOM & SCCM)
  • Cisco Telepresence technologies (including WebEx)
  • MS Server and security technologies
  • PowerShell scripting
  • Virtualization technologies
  • Storage area networks
  • MS Exchange
  • Office 365
  • On call availability

Familiarity with some of the following technologies and concepts desired:

  • MS SQL Server
  • MySQL
  • MS Dynamics products (CRM, NAV specifically)
  • Scribe
  • VMWare Virtualization
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Experience with enterprise-class hardware from Cisco and HP
  • Familiarity working in a regulated environment (ISO, FDA, SOX)
  • Biotech or manufacturing background
  • Relevant training or experience

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Department: IT

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

​Job Summary:

This hands-on supervisory role is responsible for providing leadership to the IT Help Desk team and to ensure quality customer service, availability and timely delivery of IT Services to end users. The supervisor will also provide coaching, managerial, technical and process related support to members of the IT Help Desk team.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans, coordinates and supervises the daily operations and workload for IT Help Desk team, ensuring adherence to departmental policy and procedures and provides metrics on IT Help Desk activities, performance and operational issues.
  • Responsible for the management of all tier I customer relations and provide effective issue resolution.
  • Responsible for the ongoing management of IT processes and procedures to drive service level improvements.
  • Responsible for managing and setting SLAs and internal customer exceptions.
  • Monitor issue trends and anticipate potential problems for proactive resolution management.
  • Act as an escalation point for IT Help Desk team as well as internal customers.
  • Set goals and objectives for IT Help Desk team.
  • Assists in daily operation of the Help Desk, which includes, but is not limited to: resolving service requests through hands-on work with PCs, laptops, printers, handheld devices, servers and all other associated computer peripherals and software.

Qualifications and Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrates sound judgement, problem solving, decision making, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Process oriented with strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated and customer service focused.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with a positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with all levels of the organization, from peers to management and executives.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities in a fast pace environment.
  • Adept in troubleshooting basic IT issues.
  • Experience with Windows 8 and 10 and MS Office.
  • Experience with Microsoft cloud based services.
  • Experience with iPhones and other mobile devices.
  • Experience with Windows Server technologies.
  • Experience with CRM and ERP systems, preferably, MS Dynamics applications.
  • Experience with Cisco IP telephony and voice/video conferencing applications.
  • Participate in the on-call rotation.

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Manufacturing

Department: Manufacturing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Research Associate II is responsible for supporting the production of reagents used in nCounter Analysis Systems. The role requires learning and performing both manual and automated production processes for the manufacture of raw, intermediate, and final reagents needed for the multiplexed detection and quantification of many different types of target molecules from biological samples. This individual demonstrates the ability to use professional concepts and apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues, in addition to acquiring the skills to use equipment, perform SOPs, use Document Control systems, ERP systems, etc.

Essential Functions:

  • Follow detailed work instructions according to process, product, and Quality System requirements
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing teammates and leaders to prioritize and schedule daily production needs
  • Work both independently and in a team environment
  • Perform incoming QC on raw materials
  • Prepare raw materials for inclusion in finished products
  • Manufacture reagents critical to various nCounter assays and internal processes
  • Manufacture intermediates and finished products
  • Perform QC testing of intermediates and finished products
  • Process ERP/NAV tasks as assigned
  • Perform data analysis and trending of production items, including troubleshooting with guidance
  • Assist with Document revisions
  • Assist with inventory management and ordering as needed
  • Assist with preparation of Quality System documentation, such as NCMR and Deviations
  • Build collaborative working relationships within the group and with other Manufacturing groups, as needed
  • Demonstrate technical understanding of assigned process
  • Demonstrate ability to train experience teammates on assigned processes

Qualifications and Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • BS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or a related life science
  • Typically requires 2 years of relevant laboratory experience
  • Strong analytical, organizational, documentation, and communication capabilities
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet defined deadlines with flexibility for shifting priorities
  • Experience in either a high-throughput or production environment (desirable)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics NAV or other ERP/MRP system (desirable)
  • Knowledge of ISO-13485, ISO-14971 and/or QSR 21 CFR 820 (desirable)
  • Familiarity with MasterControl or other EQMS system (desirable)
  • Detail-oriented and diligent
  • Follows directions with minimal supervision
  • Experience performing Molecular Biology protocols and meticulous pipetting technique
  • Technical writing skills
  • This position is a Tuesday-Saturday day shift.

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Department: Manufacturing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Research Associate I/II is responsible for supporting the production of reagents used in nCounter Analysis Systems. The role requires learning and performing both manual and automated production processes for the manufacture of raw, intermediate, and final reagents needed for the multiplexed detection and quantification of many different types of target molecules from biological samples. This individual demonstrates the ability to use professional concepts and apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues, in addition to acquiring the skills to use equipment, perform SOPs, use Document Control systems, ERP systems, etc.

Essential Duties:

  • Follow detailed work instructions according to process, product, and Quality System requirements
  • Work both independently and in a team environment
  • Prepare raw materials for inclusion in finished products
  • Manufacture reagents critical to various nCounter assays and internal processes
  • Manufacture intermediates and finished products
  • Perform QC testing of intermediates and finished products
  • Process ERP/NAV tasks as assigned
  • Perform data analysis and trending of production items, including troubleshooting with guidance
  • Assist with inventory management and ordering as needed

Requirements:

  • Qualifications and Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):
  • BS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or a related life science
  • Strong analytical, organizational, documentation, and communication capabilities
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet defined deadlines with flexibility for shifting priorities
  • Experience in either a high-throughput or production environment (desirable)
  • Knowledge of ISO-13485, ISO-14971 and/or QSR 21 CFR 820 (desirable)
  • Detail-oriented and diligent
  • Experience performing Molecular Biology protocols and meticulous pipetting technique
  • This position may be a Tuesday-Saturday day shift

Other

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  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Department: Manufacturing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Research Associate I is responsible for supporting the production of reagents used in nCounter Analysis Systems. The role requires learning and performing both manual and automated production processes for the manufacture of raw, intermediate, and final reagents needed for the multiplexed detection and quantification of many different types of target molecules from biological samples. This individual learns to use professional concepts and apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues, in addition to acquiring the skills to use equipment, perform SOPs, use Document Control systems, ERP systems, etc.

Essential Duties:

  • *This is a Monday-Friday/Swing Shift from 1:00 PM-9:30 PM*
  • Follow detailed work instructions according to process, product, and Quality System requirements
  • Collaborate with production teammates and supervisors to prioritize and schedule daily production needs
  • Work both independently and in a team environment
  • Perform Incoming QC on raw materials
  • Prepare raw materials for inclusion in finished products
  • Manufacture reagents critical to various nCounter assays and internal processes
  • Manufacture intermediates and finished products
  • Perform QC testing of intermediates and finished products

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline
  • 0-2 years of hands-on laboratory experience in a medical device, biotechnology, or academic setting
  • Strong analytical, organizational, documentation and communications capabilities
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet defined deadlines
  • Experience in either a high-throughput or production environment (desirable)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics NAV or other ERP/MRP system (desirable)
  • Knowledge of ISO-13485, ISO-14971 and/or QSR 21 CFR 820 (desirable)
  • Familiarity with MasterControl or other EQMS system (desirable)
  • Ability to lift and carry 20-25lb freezer/refrigerator racks
  • Willing to work a flexible shift schedule

Other:

  • See benefits at NanoString
  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

 

Department: Manufacturing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

*Please note this is a Tuesday-Saturday Shift*

The Manufacturing Research Associate I is responsible for supporting the production of reagents used in nCounter Analysis Systems. The role requires learning and performing both manual and automated production processes for the manufacture of raw, intermediate, and final reagents needed for the multiplexed detection and quantification of many different types of target molecules from biological samples. This individual learns to use professional concepts and apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues, in addition to acquiring the skills to use equipment, perform SOPs, use Document Control systems, ERP systems, etc.

Essential Duties:

  • Follow detailed work instructions according to process, product, and Quality System requirements

  • Collaborate with production teammates and supervisors to prioritize and schedule daily production needs

  • Work both independently and in a team environment

  • Perform Incoming QC on raw materials

  • Prepare raw materials for inclusion in finished products

  • Manufacture reagents critical to various nCounter assays and internal processes

  • Manufacture intermediates and finished products

  • Perform QC testing of intermediates and finished products

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline

  • 0-2 years of hands-on laboratory experience in a medical device, biotechnology, or academic setting

  • Strong analytical, organizational, documentation and communications capabilities

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet defined deadlines

  • Experience in either a high-throughput or production environment (desirable)

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics NAV or other ERP/MRP system (desirable)

  • Knowledge of ISO-13485, ISO-14971 and/or QSR 21 CFR 820 (desirable)

  • Familiarity with MasterControl or other EQMS system (desirable)

  • Ability to lift and carry 20-25lb freezer/refrigerator racks

Other:

  • See benefits at NanoString
  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Quality Assurance

Department: Quality Assurance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Quality Engineer - Assay Development shall provide technical quantitative, and coordination support to assure products and processes are designed, deployed, and operated according to requirements. Work scope of this position includes: quality engineering, support for design controls, risk management, and quality oversight over the manufacturing processes.

Ensure consistent implementation, improvement and compliance to the NanoString Quality Management System and global requirements including, but not limited to; the FDA Quality System Regulation (QRS), Canadian Medical Device Regulatory (CMDR), ISO 13485, ISO 14971 and In-Vitro Diagnostic Directive (IVDD).

Individual is a team player participating on product development project teams to provide leadership in design control and risk management practices include working among different business units within the company. In addition, individual can work independently as needed and also work well on fast-paced environment.

 Essential Functions:

  • Working knowledge of and experience in molecular assay development
  • Working knowledge and experience leading and performing risk management activities, Device Hazards Analysis and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in design control, change control, supplier management, CAPA and risk management.
  • Proven ability to review, edit and create documents, plans, reports, test procedures etc.
  • Working knowledge of Product Life Cycle Management from design control through release of finished product to product end of life.
  • Working knowledge of root cause analysis and statistical analysis.
  • ASQ certified or CQE a plus.

Requirements:

  • BS in Life Science or Engineering discipline with a minimum of 3 years of experience in the medical device or biotechnology industry.
  • Working knowledge of FDA 12 CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, the EU MDD and CMDR.

Other:

  • See benefits at NanoString
  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Department: Quality Assurance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Quality Engineer - Hardware shall provide technical quantitative, and coordination support to assure products and processes are designed, deployed, and operated according to requirements. Work scope of this position includes: quality engineering, support for design controls, risk management processes, tech transfer to operations and quality oversight over the manufacturing processes.

Ensure consistent implementation, improvement and compliance to the NanoString Quality System and global regulatory requirements including, but not limited to; the FDA Quality System Regulation (QRS), Canadian Medical Device Regulatory (CMDR), ISO 13485, and In-Vitro Diagnostic Directive (IVDD).

Individual is a team player participating on design transfer project teams to provide leadership in design control and risk management practices include working among different business units within the company. In addition, individual can also work independently as needed and is capable work well on fast-paced environment. 

Essential Duties:

  • Participate in new product development (NPD) projects to provide quality oversight for design control as well as risk management activities.

  • Lead and facilitate Risk Management activities during product development as well as product lifecycle, and maintain Risk Management file.

  • Provide Quality support for day to day activities.

  • Create and/or review technical documents, such as plans, reports, and procedures, etc.

  • Can lead quality related problem solving and root cause analysis. 

Requirements:

  • BS in Life Science or Engineering discipline with a minimum of 3 years of experience in regulated industry including pharmaceutical and/or medical device, preferably with IVD (in vitro diagnostic device).

  • Strong knowledge and experience to ensure quality compliance in new product development and product lifecycle.

  • Working knowledge of Quality System from design control to release of finished product, including FDA 12 CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14971.

  • Proven ability to perform risk assessment and maintain risk management files.

  • Working knowledge in Quality system including CAPA, Change Control, and Nonconformance etc.

Other:

  • See benefits at NanoString
  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Manufacturing Development

Department: Manufacturing Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking an experienced and motivated Technical Transfer Associate Scientist   who will report to the Manager, Life Sciences Manufacturing Development.  In this position, your work will be primarily focused on design transfer of Reagent Consumable products and processes in a regulated environment.  Activities will center on representing manufacturing on project development teams to ensure that manufacturing considerations are addressed during new product and process development.  You will help identify deliverables needed to support design transfer and support their execution.  In this position, you will also support sustaining activities for existing products and processes in Manufacturing.  This could include methods development, optimization and scale-up and material change qualification.  Both new and sustaining activities will require a combination of authoring Quality documentation, cross-functional collaboration, study design, periodic bench work and data analysis.  Expert level knowledge of and experience using standard molecular techniques is absolutely essential.  Comfort with lab automation is also desirable.  The ability to work independently and foster collaboration within cross-functional teams is critical.

Essential Functions:

  • Participate in Life Sciences Product Development Process as Manufacturing Development representative
  • Support transfer activities for new Life Sciences products and processes to Manufacturing – including identification of design transfer deliverables and developing plan for transfer to manufacturing inclusive of process validation
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop SOPs, Process Maps, Batch Records, Specifications, Risk Analysis/FMEA, Manufacturing Plans, or Manufacturing Reports with minimal oversight
  • Liaise between Manufacturing teams and Process and Product Development teams to drive identified transfer activities to on-time completion
  • Collaborate in the development of other project team deliverables, e.g. Development Plan, Verification and Validation strategies, etc.
  • Design, execute and troubleshoot experiments in support of assigned sustaining projects (e.g. material replacement, shelf-life studies, scale-up)
  • Own all deliverables associated with transfer of completed sustaining projects to manufacturing
  • Present data, and provide recommendations to cross-functional teams and management representatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related life science discipline
  • Experienced in ISO-13485 and ISO-14971 or QSR 21 CFR 820
  • At least 8 years working with molecular techniques in Biotech/ Pharmaceutical industry, preferably with at least 3 years in design transfer to a regulated manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of product development lifecycle (particularly design transfer and sustaining support)
  • Excellent technical writing capabilities and exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills and familiarity with statistical analysis software such as JMP, Minitab, etc.
  • Familiarity with Design of Experiments (DOE), Lean Six Sigma and statistical analysis preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet defined deadlines
  • Prior experience with process and software validation is desired
  • Familiarity with MasterControl or other EQMS system

Other:

  • See benefits at NanoString
  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

key words: NPI, Tech Transfer, Process Development, Sustaining, New Product Introduction

(formal title: Manufacturing Development Research Associate IV or Associate Scientist - depending on experience level)

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Product Development

Department: Product Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

NanoString Technologies is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Scientist I focused development of genomic and proteomic analysis assays/reagents. The applicant will be expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills.  The position will involve a combination of wet bench work, data analysis, interpretation and summary activities. The ideal candidate will be dynamic, articulate, high-energy, organized, and able to support cross-functional activities in a fast paced environment.

Essential Duties:

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team developing multiplexed reagents and assays within an ISO 13485 compliant product development organization

  • Routinely exercise independent judgement in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining and evaluating results

  • Design and document product verification and validation activities and results

  • Translate early stage research into commercial products and reagents

  • Working with hybridization, sample preparation and nucleic acid

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in a life science field, i.e immunology, cancer-biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or related field or Master with 9+ years related professional work experience

  • Extensive experience with RNA and DNA sample preparation, genomics and a wide variety of nucleic acid protocols

  • Demonstrated experience in gene-expression quantification techniques / technologies

  • Demonstrated experience with FFPE (formalin fixed paraffin embedded) samples / reagents

  • Ideal candidates will have previous experience working in an ISO 9001 or ISO 13485 compliant industrial product development setting

  • Demonstrated experience working in hybridization

Other:

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  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Department: Product Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking an experienced platform development scientist to join the Product Development group. This position will have a leading role in developing, integrating and transferring assays/reagents for the Hyb & SeqTM platform to a ISO-13485 / 820-CFR compliant manufacturing environment. S/he will lead a reagent product development team as well as interact and coordinate with a highly interdisciplinary group of developers. Candidates must have strong analytical skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and a proven track record of NGS development experience in a regulated environment.

Essential Duties:

  • Apply advanced scientific and product development expertise to NGS platform development

  • Conceive, design and ensure execution of experiments to advance development of reagents in conjunction with research teams utilizing design for manufacturing (DFM) principles

  • Conceive, design and ensure execution of product verification/validation

  • Establish, document and transfer material specifications for reagents and consumables

  • Work interactively with biophysicists, nucleic-acid chemists, fluorescence imaging specialists, and hardware and software engineers for full platform development

  • Translate early stage research into commercial products and reagents

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Life / Physical Sciences

  • 9+ years of industry experience in product development, with significant portion dedicated to NGS reagent/platform development

  • Extensive hands-on, state-of-the-art molecular biology experience and knowledge of nucleic acid thermodynamics

  • Experience developing products within an ISO-9001/13485 and/or 820-CFR compliant product development setting 

Other:

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  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Procurement

Department: Procurement

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Senior Buyer develops and is responsible for implementing sourcing strategies, as well as optimizing Procurement for his/her supply base. Procurement responsibilities may include strategy development, relationship management, contracts, negotiations, selection process, pricing/financial management, and tactical execution processes. Overall activities would be in collaboration with Project Management, Quality, Product Development, Product Supply, Finance, and other support functions.

Essential Duties:

  • Define yearly category/segment strategies, projects, and savings objectives in collaboration with local cross-functional partners and regional/global procurement partners. Develop strategy implementation plans. Strategies and plans will include supplier base optimization and preferred suppliers, means to assure competitive sourcing through market analysis and benchmarks, risk & opportunity assessment, continuous improvement, trends in Nanostring business, marketplace developments, etc.

  • Maintain partnerships with key internal customer (operations, product development, finance, legal, and quality) to assure awareness of developing and projected key projects & business needs that will affect the supply base needs (technology, quality, capacity, capabilities, etc.).
    Conduct spend analysis and sourcing plans to continuously add business value and enable achievement of financial goals.

  • Support and achieve targeted product launch and/or revision dates.

  • Effective "Supplier Relationship Management" for strategic and critical suppliers, including business relationship, collaboration, strategic planning, cross-functional topics and participation, key internal customers and formal business and performance review meetings.  
    Search and locate supplier options as required to achieve commercial and strategic objectives.

  • Facilitate and conduct cross-functional audits to support objective supplier selection process via a collaborative and documented process.

  • Tactical execution of orders and fulfillment in collaboration with Supply Chain and Quality.

  • Supplier performance management including formal metrics and reporting.

  • Effective management of standard costs and purchase price variance. Proactive generation of savings/efficiency opportunities, thorough due diligence, and effective implementation.

  • Effective negotiation and development of supply contracts and ongoing management of addendums, revisions, extensions, notifications, etc.

  • Support departmental key performance indicators and adapt new indicators as needed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in business, engineering or supply chain; CPIM, CSCP or CPSM certification preferred.

  • 5+ years experience in purchasing, supply chain, or business with sourcing, supplier relationship management and contract development required.

  • Experience in biotech/life sciences industry and FDA regulated environments.

  • Experienced user of ERP system.

Other:

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Medical Affairs

Department: Medical Affairs

City: Paris

Country: France

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Associate Director will play a vital role in initiating and sustaining an exchange of scientific information with key customers and internal teams.  Key accountabilities include developing and enhancing a strong network of Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) to support the successful launch of NanoString diagnostic assays including Prosigna.  Activities include conducting medical and scientific presentations to health care providers, in particular breast cancer specialists, surgeons, and pathologists, emphasizing the medical and scientific strengths and differences with Prosigna, involvement with the pipeline assays such as our lymphoma subtype test, presentation where needed on our life science panels and how in combination with diagnostics can be implemented in research, and evaluations of new gene signatures from a clinical angle to determine potential applicability in a clinical program.

Essential Duties:

  • Medical presentations (Prosigna, lymphoma, immune-oncology) and discussions with key opinion leaders to educate on our products and foster where possible collaborations and partnerships. 
  • Address scientific questions and off-label questions in accordance and compliance with company policies and legal and ethical standards.
  • Find, vet and filter investigator initiated studies through the approval process, and monitor these studies as they progress.
  • Partner with the sales and commercial teams to identify the medical needs for key accounts.
  • Partner with business development, R&D in analyzing and evaluating new gene signatures with regards to clinical relevance. 
  • Support training initiatives to the field sales force and other internal teams.
  • Gather market intelligence on new products in development.
  • Effectively collaborate with the Life Sciences commercial team as well as external partners of NanoString.
  • Help identify and develop KOLs that will support educational and research initiatives where appropriate.
  • Work closely and proactively with the R&D team in new and ongoing company sponsored initiatives.

Territory:  France (and possibly UK) - must be based in France

Requirements:

  • Must have experience working with clinical Oncologists and/or Hematologists having both clinical/medical and scientific discussions pertaining to molecular profiling/genomics.
  • MD (preferred), PharmD, or PhD in the life sciences.
  • Prefer a demonstrated ability to manage and develop an assigned territory with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated history of establishing relationships with KOLs in the academic setting and the ability to easily and a peer-level communicate with the KTLs.
  • 7+ years of successful experience in the pharmaceutical, medical diagnostics, or medical device with a history of clinical study design and management.
  • Demonstrated customer centricity.
  • Demonstrated strong collaboration with internal customers including sales team, the commercial team, and R&D.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills are required, both verbal and written.
  • Highly motivated, energetic, focused on execution, and the ability to take ownership on decisions.
  • An excellent team player that is able to manage others through influencing.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • Ability to make effective presentations to audiences of various sizes and organizational levels
  • Strong analytical and data management skills.
  • Strong strategic, creative and conceptual thinking skills
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office and other standard software programs (Word, Exel, Power point)
  • Strong planning, organizational and facilitation skills
  • Highly effective communication skills and ability to work with various stakeholders internally and externally
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50-70% of the time.

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Accounting & Finance

Department: Accounting & Finance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Staff Accountant II, Accounts Payable, will work collaboratively in a team environment in effort to successfully conduct all accounting functions and financial reporting relating to the Accounts Payable Team, including the timely processing, verification, tracking, reporting, and payment of all approved invoices. NanoString is looking for a candidate with a teamwork mentality, excellent problem-solving capabilities, and ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.   

Essential Duties:

  • Process all A/P tasks, including vendor relations and the A/P disbursement group which handles all check disbursements, 1099 and tax related matters
  • Communicate with subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers regarding payment processing and status
  • Process weekly A/P invoicing processing, check runs and wire transfers.
  • Match purchase orders to invoices and enter invoices with correct departments, project codes, account codes, and payment terms
  • Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries
  • Reconcile A/P accounts and vendor statements, compile and sort invoices and checks as required
  • Manage all Concur activity, requests and post corresponding journal entries
  • Research vendor statements, conduct phone calls, and resolve discrepancies
  • Assist with month end close reconciliations, accruals and tax liability calculations
  • Develops, implements and maintains systems, procedures and policies, including accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to Sarbanes Oxley and company guidelines.
  • Prepare metrics reports to monitor department efficiency. Recommends and implements operating efficiencies.

Requirements:

  • 3 - 5 years of biotech or comparable industry accounts payable role
  • Experience with Microsoft Navision and Concur
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products with advanced Excel skills

Other:

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  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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