Full-Time

Automation Scientist

Posted on 5/29/2024

Natera

Natera

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides cell-free DNA testing services

Biotechnology

Mid

Austin, TX, USA

Requirements
  • BA/BS or MS in Biomedical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • 3 or more years of full-time experience in automation and systems development for the life science industry
  • Demonstrated track record of shipping complex automation projects in production
  • History of development and/or verification and validation for a molecular screening or diagnostic product a plus
Responsibilities
  • Design, develop, build, and test systems that integrate software, automation, and biology into a robust and scalable clinical genomics assay platform
  • Work closely with assay development scientists to build high-scale and robust workflows
  • Interface with internal software development teams to ensure the seamless integration of LIMS with automation software stack
  • Communicate with external vendors to design custom hardware solutions and integrate external software
  • Lay the foundation and architecture for fully-automated laboratory systems at Natera
  • Work with team members at the assay prototype stage to ensure that chemistry and laboratory hardware are optimally designed

Natera is a global leader in cell-free DNA testing, specializing in noninvasive tests for fetal, tumor, and donor cfDNA, with a focus on oncology, women's health, and organ health. Their cfDNA technology platform is validated in over 100 peer-reviewed publications, aiming to revolutionize personalized health care decisions.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.2B

Headquarters

Austin, Texas

Founded

2004

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

24%

Benefits

Flexible medical plans

Investment options

Time off

Workplace perks