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Staff Automation Engineer

Company: Qureator
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Staff Automation EngineerWe are looking for a talented automation engineer who will be part of a team to set up our automation/screening platform. The successful candidate is expected to first play an important role in establishing the platform and then maintain, operate, and improve it over the long term. In this endeavor, active, fruitful, and collegial interaction with members of the engineering, biology, and data science teams is required.Opportunities for you - - - - - - -Work closely with a team of biology, engineers, and data scientists. - - - - - - -Build lab automation and high throughput screening system from scratch, make choices, and test your ideas. - - - - - - -Grow with the company and the role, exposed to different aspects of pharma and participating in the early phase of pharmaceutical discovery. -Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: - - - - - - -Understand the needs of biology personnel to set up automation requirements. - - - - - - -Lead development of liquid handling methods, high-throughput assays, protocols, and workflows. - - - - - - -Write scripts for commercial platforms to drive the operation of laboratory instruments and robotics for biological screening. - - - - - - -Troubleshoot equipment and interact with vendors. - - - - - - -Assist biology personnel in implementing screening campaigns. - - - - - - -Modify and improve the platform as needed. -Requirements - - - - - - -Bachelor's or master's degree in Bioengineering or Biomedical engineering or in a related engineering field. Significant experience in the pharmaceutical or bio-engineering industry is strongly preferred. - - - - - - -Thorough knowledge of machine control coding, familiar with C, C++, or other machine control languages. - - - - - - -Extensive experience with liquid handling equipment. - - - - - - -Experience with process management software and robotics. - - - - - - -Passing familiarity with cell culture and confocal microscopy is a plus. - - - - - - -Ability to carry out multiple tasks in a fast-evolving work environment. - - - - - - -Good communication and collaboration skills. - - - - - - -Scientific and technical curiosity, self-motivation, and a desire to succeed.Salary and benefits - - - - - - -Competitive salary commensurate with experience - - - - - - -Health, dental, vision, and AD&D insurance - - - - - - -Stock options - - - - - - -Paid time off

Keywords: Qureator, San Diego , Staff Automation Engineer, Engineering , San Diego, California

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