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Automation Engineer
Posted on 12/1/2022
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • BS degree in Biomedical engineering, closely related scientific field, or equivalent; MS degree preferred
  • 2+ years of laboratory automation engineering experience required
  • Technical proficiency and experience in automation and systems development and integration for the life science industry; especially with robotics and liquid handling systems
  • Experience in computer programing is required
  • Strong project management skills, organizational skills, and written and verbal communication skills are required
  • Flexibility and self-initiative required to support several simultaneous automation projects
  • Biotech, pharmaceutical, Lab automation providers, or clinical-laboratory experience is highly desirable
  • Program liquid handling robots
  • Build rapport with end-users, and coordinate with cross-functional teams
  • Develop and integrate the automation systems and related software tools, preparing the documentation for equipment validation and operating procedures to ensure successful implementation in the labs
  • Prepare User Requirement and Testing Procedure, Standard Operating Procedures, and related documentations
  • Oversee the functional and validation testing, IQ/OQ/PQ
  • Additional responsibilities include user training, troubleshooting, optimizing the workflows, and on-going support for the end-users

1,001-5,000 employees

Clinical genetic testing
Company Overview
Natera's mission is to change the management of disease worldwide with a focus on reproductive health, oncology, and organ transplantation.
  • Flexible medical plans
  • Investment options
  • Time off
  • Workplace perks
Company Core Values
  • A person behind every sample
  • Embrace diversity
  • Be accountable
  • Think team
  • Learn and nimble
  • Show me the data
  • Be ready to change the world
  • Integrity is in our DNA