Senior Automation Engineer
Posted on 2/7/2023
Hayward, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • BS or higher in Engineering, Biology, Microbiology, Biophysics, Biochemistry, or related field
  • 3 to 6 years of experience in assay automation on liquid handlers (i.e. Hamilton, Beckman, Agilent, Tecan)
  • Technical proficiency and proven success in laboratory automation and systems development
  • Strong multi-tasking, project management, organizational, communication, and documentation skills
  • Software development experience in one or more languages (e.g., Python)
  • Strong laboratory understanding with experience in next-generation sequencing library preparation
  • End-to-end development, design, integration, and validation of automation systems and protocols on liquid handling platforms (Hamilton, Beckman Biomek, Agilent Bravo etc.) in the clinical laboratory
  • Identify, develop, and implement process improvements to design and improve robust laboratory procedures
  • Collaborate with the clinical and R&D teams to transfer new products and procedures onto the automated platforms
  • Provide training and guidance to employees in the operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of new equipment
  • Develop and prepare documentation for procedure changes, instrument validations, IQ/OQ/PQ, standard operating procedures, and related documents
Desired Qualifications
  • Certification in one of the major liquid handling systems (Hamilton, Beckman, Agilent, Tecan)
  • Experience working under regulatory environments such as CLIA, CAP, or FDA
  • Start-up experience

51-200 employees

Precision molecular diagnostics company
Company Overview
BillionToOne's mission is to remove the fear of the unknown by providing molecular diagnostics that are accurate, fast, and accessible. The company has created a molecular counting platform that can accurately count DNA molecules at the single-count level to help improve disease detection.
  • Competitive pay
  • Retirement savings package
  • Parental leave
  • Free snacks & lunches
  • Medical, dental, & vision premiums
  • On campus perks
  • Free-on-site EV charging
Company Core Values
  • Profoundly impactful
  • Creative & innovative
  • Internally motivated & passionate
  • Rational & deliberate
  • Kindly inquisitive & collaborative
  • Patient-centered