Careers at NanoString

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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).

NanoString Technologies 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). Please read the below notices, available in English and Spanish, for important information. Please go to the USCIS E-Verify website for additional information.

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.

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

 

 


Research & Development

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:

  • 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: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

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
  • >3 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:

  • 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: 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 software, analyses, and database 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 tools and analysis methods for industry-leading assay products.  The successful candidate must have strong programming skills including database, UI, and algorithm development.  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 analysis solutions.

Essential Functions:

  • Apply advanced and expert scientific and programming knowledge to software and database development
  • Contribute to technical tool/system development working closely with bioinformatics and assay development team
  • Collaborate with analysts and programmers to develop bioinformatics analysis methods
  • 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
  • 3+ years of combined industry and post-doctoral work experience in NGS software and pipeline development and analysis (M.S. with 4+ years of relevant work experience will be considered)
  • Expert knowledge in one or more of the following languages: Python, PERL, R, C#/C/C++
  • Experience working in a Unix / Linux development environment
  • Experience with NGS data utilizing novel and/or existing NGS analysis tools and methodologies
  • Experience developing data focused tools and applications using agile tool development
  • Experience in developing database data-structures using MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, etc
  • 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 working with bioinformatics and assay development teams

Additional Desirable Qualifications include:

  • Experience working with business analyst / software development teams to define user and software requirements for software tools
  • Experience with cloud based software development

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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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

We are seeking an 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 instrumentation as well as testing of designs: both fluidic and optical systems. The applicant will be expected to help automate Hyb and Seq sample prep by prototyping hardware to run microfluidic cards, as well as, support optical development efforts

Essential Duties:

  • Develop commercial instrument systems
  • Design hardware related to imaging and fluidics
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Strong Knowledge of Solidworks

Requirements:

  • Degree in mechanical, mechatronic, optical, or related engineering field
  • B.S. 4+, M.S + 4-6 years experience
  • Experience with design mechanisms and instrument systems
  • Experience with design of optical systems
  • Experience with design and automation of fluidic systems
  • Instrument prototyping through development and assembly of breadboard systems
  • A hands-on orientation toward experimentation and rapid prototype development
  • Ability to carry out experiments to verify performance of designs
  • Ability to work both independently and closely in collaboration with a core team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong proficiency in CAD (Solidworks preferred)

Additional qualifications include:

  • Experience designing mechanical components for optic assemblies
  • Experience with fluidics/microfluidics and or pipetting robots
  • Experience with microscopy
  • Experience with design/selection of hardware to control microfluidics: pumps, valves, and manifolds.
  • Experience with hardware/consumable development for genomics
  • Flow cell design and fabrication
  • Experience operating machine shop equipment: Mill, lathe, laser cutter, 3D printer, etc.
  • Automation of repetitive activities through script-level programing and/or C.

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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Manufacturing

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:

  • TUESDAY THRU SATURDAY WORK SCHEDULE - DAY SHIFT
  • 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:

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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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Life Sciences Sales

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Manchester

State: UK and Ireland

Country: United Kingdom

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

As the center of the NanoString Commercial Operating System, a successful Regional Account Manager will provide strategic direction and tactical focus within the assigned territory. Clear strategic intentions convey the local team's purpose making it clear how everyone can contribute and "make their mark" to meet and beat quota. The Regional Account Manager is responsible for identifying and establishing relationships with new customer accounts for the sale of capital equipment and pilot projects leading to instrument sales. The RAM will work closely with the Life Sciences commercial teams including Field Application Scientists, Regional Project Specialists, Regional Marketing and Inside Sales to ensure successful partnering to achieve territory revenue goals. 

Territory: North of Cambridge, Scotland, and Ireland 

Essential Duties:

  • Establish relationships with new accounts and secure sales with new customers that achieve assigned sales quotas including monthly and quarterly linearity targets.
  • Drive the entire capital equipment sales cycle from initial customer engagement to closed sales including pilot projects.
  • Prospect for potential customers using various direct methods such as calling and face to face meetings, and indirect methods such as networking and partnering with FAS and ISR.
  • Partner with RPS to identify large CodeSet customers as prospects for additional instrument sales into existing installed account.
  • Qualify prospects against company criteria for ideal customers and sales stage gating.
  • Consult with prospect about business challenges and requirements, as well as the range of options and value proposition of each.
  • Maintain a high level of relevant domain knowledge in order to have meaningful conversations with prospects.
  • Identify and present to key decision makers including senior executives and managers.
  • Work with technical support and marketing product specialists where required to address customer requirements.
  • Develop and maintain territory plans with the RPS, FAS and ISR, which outline how sales targets will be met on an ongoing basis.
  • Develop and maintain key account plans that identify opportunities for company to deliver value, strategic motivators, main stakeholders, buying processes and forecasted sales.
  • Highly effective CRM management including detailed notes on prospect and customer interactions and funnel management to enable forecasts on best case and most likely sales revenue for current and next quarter.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with third party and partner companies that may be required to deliver full solutions to customers (i.e. cell sorting and quality antibodies).
  • Partner with Marketing to plan and execute lead generation campaigns.
  • Provide feedback to sales management on ways to decrease the sales cycle, enhance sales, and improve company brand and reputation.
  • Provide feedback to company management on market trends, competitive threats, unmet needs, and opportunities to deliver greater value to customers by extending company offerings.
  • Identify sales support requirements and work with marketing to develop improved sales tools.
  • Be a positive representative of the company and its brand in the marketplace.
  • Conduct all sales activities with the highest degree of professionalism and integrity.

Requirements:

  • MS or BS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field (laboratory experience preferred).
  • A strong understanding and familiarity with gene expression technologies including qPCR, microarray analysis and Next Generation Sequencing.
  • A minimum of 5 or more years of field sales experience with a proven track record of success.
  • An ability to travel 40-70% of the time (territory dependent).
  • Ability to create and deliver highly effective presentations
  • Highly self-motivated with a desire to participate in the growth and success of the commercial team.
  • Effective organizational and administration skills including CRM and process documentation experience with a focus on accuracy and efficiency.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • Ability to effectively participate in cross functional teams to launch new products or investigate customer issues

Other

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Amersham

Country: United Kingdom

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

The Sales Development Representative engages in generating prospective clients via phone and email to qualify their interest and fit for NanoString, and assists in transfer of the qualified clients to the sales team. This is an entry-level role.

Essential Duties:

  • Research and call prospects for new sales opportunities within Academic, Biotech, and Pharma businesses by discussing prospects’ research goals and methodologies, and provide overview of Nanostring’s products and services.
  • Meet or exceed quotas for qualified leads passed to sales team.
  • Document all activities and interactions in CRM tool.
  • Utilize CRM and ERP to generate sales quotes.
  • Perform various outbound call campaigns around trade shows, specific events, or targets in addition to ongoing primary lead generation activities.
  • Meet or exceed quotas for direct sales of instrument service contracts.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a life science and strong focus/interest in non-lab work 
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and learn quickly.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Sharepoint
  • CRM or ERP experience desired
  • Flexible and interested in a company with huge growth opportunity​.
  • Fluency English and French and/or German.

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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IND456

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Manhatten

State: NY

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

​The Regional Account Manager drives revenue growth to meet or exceed sales revenue targets that are based on strategic product areas within the growing nanoString portfolio. The RAM will work to synchronize the nanoString portfolio with the customer’s workflow, in both a consultative and technical manner. The RAM will pull together internal resources to support and create strategic customer relationships, and will support the development of nanoString Key Opinion Leaders, in the Genomics and Proteomics marketplace. The RAM will bring to nanoString market feedback on product fitness and support the continued development of our portfolio. The RAM will position products and handle customer objections, and also demonstrate successful use of the nanoString portfolio by our current client base.  He/she works in concert with the District Sales Manager to develop and drive strategy key regional strategies in our areas of focus.  He/she collaborates with the Inside Sales and Field Application Specialists to deliver complete product and service solutions to nanoString clients. He/she must be able to form strategic alliances and design solutions that support pipeline evolution;  drive opportunities to a close and achieve long-term sustainable business.  

Territory: New York & New Jersey

Essential Functions:

  • Sales Revenues / Budgets:  Meet or exceed sales targets – increasing sales of all nanoString products by managing all sales functions and driving new business.
  • Strategy: Implement company strategy through specific strategic account plans developed in concert with his/her District Sales Manager.
  • Planning / Forecasting: Develop and monitor annual sales targets, key performance indictors and revenue forecasts.
  • Business / Markets: Drive and initiate development of new business opportunities. Increase number of strategic partnerships.
  • Development: Build relationships within the team to improve positioning of key products and achieve targets,including cross departmental commercial teams in Inside Sales, Marketing, Field Applications, and Bioinformatics.
  • Communication: Organize meetings and communication channels to ensure effective communication across business units. Maintain and develop relationships with key customers.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor of Science and Masters degree preferred but not required
  • 2+ years of lab experience preferred
  • A minimum of 5+ years of directly related sales experience with proven track record in Life Science or Molecular Diagnostics Industry
  • Wide range of knowledge of life sciences and diagnostic molecular biology applications and products, including qPCR, uArray, NGS specific customer and technology knowledge
  • Knowledge of nanoString products preferred.
  • Proven ability to sell to Laboratory Directors, Principal Investigators and above
  • Self motivated with the ability to work independently while under guidance from manager
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Leadership and motivational skills
  • Project management skills

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: Life Sciences Sales

City: Bay Area

State: CA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

​The Regional Account Manager drives revenue growth to meet or exceed sales revenue targets that are based on strategic product areas within the growing nanoString portfolio. The RAM will work to synchronize the nanoString portfolio with the customer’s workflow, in both a consultative and technical manner. The RAM will pull together internal resources to support and create strategic customer relationships, and will support the development of nanoString Key Opinion Leaders, in the Genomics and Proteomics marketplace. The RAM will bring to nanoString market feedback on product fitness and support the continued development of our portfolio. The RAM will position products and handle customer objections, and also demonstrate successful use of the nanoString portfolio by our current client base.  He/she works in concert with the District Sales Manager to develop and drive strategy key regional strategies in our areas of focus.  He/she collaborates with the Inside Sales and Field Application Specialists to deliver complete product and service solutions to nanoString clients. He/she must be able to form strategic alliances and design solutions that support pipeline evolution;  drive opportunities to a close and achieve long-term sustainable business.  

Territory: San Francisco - Bay Area

Essential Functions:

  • Sales Revenues / Budgets:  Meet or exceed sales targets – increasing sales of all nanoString products by managing all sales functions and driving new business.
  • Strategy: Implement company strategy through specific strategic account plans developed in concert with his/her District Sales Manager.
  • Planning / Forecasting: Develop and monitor annual sales targets, key performance indictors and revenue forecasts.
  • Business / Markets: Drive and initiate development of new business opportunities. Increase number of strategic partnerships.
  • Development: Build relationships within the team to improve positioning of key products and achieve targets,including cross departmental commercial teams in Inside Sales, Marketing, Field Applications, and Bioinformatics.
  • Communication: Organize meetings and communication channels to ensure effective communication across business units. Maintain and develop relationships with key customers.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor of Science and Masters degree preferred but not required
  • 2+ years of lab experience preferred
  • A minimum of 5+ years of directly related sales experience with proven track record in Life Science or Molecular Diagnostics Industry
  • Wide range of knowledge of life sciences and diagnostic molecular biology applications and products, including qPCR, uArray, NGS specific customer and technology knowledge
  • Knowledge of nanoString products preferred.
  • Proven ability to sell to Laboratory Directors, Principal Investigators and above
  • Self motivated with the ability to work independently while under guidance from manager
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Leadership and motivational skills
  • Project management skills

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: Life Sciences Sales

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

The Sales Development Representative engages in generating prospective clients via phone and email to qualify their interest and fit for NanoString, and assists in transfer of the qualified clients to the sales team. This is an entry-level role.

Essential Functions:

  • Research and call prospects for new sales opportunities within Academic, Biotech, and Pharma businesses by discussing prospects’ research goals and methodologies, and provide overview of Nanostring’s products and services.
  • Meet or exceed quotas for qualified leads passed to sales team.
  • Document all activities and interactions in CRM tool.
  • Utilize CRM and ERP to generate sales quotes.
  • Perform various outbound call campaigns around trade shows, specific events, or targets in addition to ongoing primary lead generation activities.
  • Meet or exceed quotas for direct sales of instrument service contracts.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and learn quickly.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Sharepoint, CRM and ERP experience desirable.
  • Flexible and interested in a company with huge growth opportunity​.

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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IND123

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Philadelphia

State: PA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Inside Sales Representative (ISR) is responsible for driving consumable sales and serving as the initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries. S/he manages the sales process for specific products lines, accounts and/or sales opportunities via phone and e-mail. Responsibilities include engaging with existing customers, generating new sales leads, introducing customers to the NanoString products that best meet their needs, coordinating with internal resources to address customer questions/objections, providing pricing, creating and submitting individualized quotes, negotiating and coordinating with manufacturing to ensure delivery of products, and closing the sales process through the point of order receipt. This individual works closely with Regional Account Managers and Prospecting Associates to meet and exceed sales quotas for a specific territory.  This is a home-based sales role located in a specific geography and requires minimal travel (10%); however, local travel to nearby customers is highly encouraged.

Territory: Mid-Atlantic States

Essential Duties:

  • Support Regional Account Managers with lead generation, customer follow-up, and developing/closing consumable opportunities.
  • Initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries and outbound prospecting.
  • Engage with existing customers and generating sales leads.
  • Manage trade show leads and their respective qualifications.
  • Ensure compliance with manufacturing protocols to ensure product build and shipment.
  • Establish new customers and maintain/grow existing customer accounts.
  • Establish and nurture positive, productive relationships with customer accounts including product end-users, management and purchasing contacts.
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing to drive product promotions and provide feedback on ROI.
  • Maintain a CRM database via updates to sales opportunities, sales stages, marketing statuses, and customer intelligence data.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or technical field required. Genetics, molecular biology, chemistry strongly preferred.
  • M.S. degree in molecular biology or a related field a strong plus.
  • 2-4 years of successful sales experience with a technical life science product preferred.
  • Solid fundamental understanding of genetics.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp and master highly technical concepts and articulate them well to others.
  • Outstanding listening, verbal, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of customer personality types. Ability to work well with highly educated research scientist customers.
  • Strong ability to identify customer needs, obstacles to the sales process, and solutions using NanoString products.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics or a similar CRM database a plus.
  • Strong business sense, instinct, and personal drive.
  • Team goal oriented with a focus on achieving team sales performance metrics through personal contribution and teamwork

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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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Inside Sales Representative (ISR) is responsible for driving consumable sales and serving as the initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries. S/he manages the sales process for specific products lines, accounts and/or sales opportunities via phone and e-mail. Responsibilities include engaging with existing customers, generating new sales leads, introducing customers to the NanoString products that best meet their needs, coordinating with internal resources to address customer questions/objections, providing pricing, creating and submitting individualized quotes, negotiating and coordinating with manufacturing to ensure delivery of products, and closing the sales process through the point of order receipt. This individual works closely with Regional Account Managers and Prospecting Associates to meet and exceed sales quotas for a specific territory.  This is a home-based sales role located in a specific geography and requires minimal travel (10%); however, local travel to nearby customers is highly encouraged.

Territory: Pacific Northwest (to be based out of our Seattle HQ)

Essential Duties:

  • Support Regional Account Managers with lead generation, customer follow-up, and developing/closing consumable opportunities.
  • Initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries and outbound prospecting.
  • Engage with existing customers and generating sales leads.
  • Manage trade show leads and their respective qualifications.
  • Ensure compliance with manufacturing protocols to ensure product build and shipment.
  • Establish new customers and maintain/grow existing customer accounts.
  • Establish and nurture positive, productive relationships with customer accounts including product end-users, management and purchasing contacts.
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing to drive product promotions and provide feedback on ROI.
  • Maintain a CRM database via updates to sales opportunities, sales stages, marketing statuses, and customer intelligence data.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or technical field required. Genetics, molecular biology, chemistry strongly preferred.
  • M.S. degree in molecular biology or a related field a strong plus.
  • 2-4 years of successful sales experience with a technical life science product preferred.
  • Solid fundamental understanding of genetics.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp and master highly technical concepts and articulate them well to others.
  • Outstanding listening, verbal, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of customer personality types. Ability to work well with highly educated research scientist customers.
  • Strong ability to identify customer needs, obstacles to the sales process, and solutions using NanoString products.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics or a similar CRM database a plus.
  • Strong business sense, instinct, and personal drive.
  • Team goal oriented with a focus on achieving team sales performance metrics through personal contribution and teamwork

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: Life Sciences Sales

City: Raleigh

State: NC

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Inside Sales Representative (ISR) is responsible for driving consumable sales and serving as the initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries. S/he manages the sales process for specific products lines, accounts and/or sales opportunities via phone and e-mail. Responsibilities include engaging with existing customers, generating new sales leads, introducing customers to the NanoString products that best meet their needs, coordinating with internal resources to address customer questions/objections, providing pricing, creating and submitting individualized quotes, negotiating and coordinating with manufacturing to ensure delivery of products, and closing the sales process through the point of order receipt. This individual works closely with Regional Account Managers and Prospecting Associates to meet and exceed sales quotas for a specific territory.  This is a home-based sales role located in a specific geography and requires minimal travel (10%); however, local travel to nearby customers is highly encouraged.

Territory: Mid-Atlantic States/East Coast

Essential Duties:

  • Support Regional Account Managers with lead generation, customer follow-up, and developing/closing consumable opportunities.
  • Initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries and outbound prospecting.
  • Engage with existing customers and generating sales leads.
  • Manage trade show leads and their respective qualifications.
  • Ensure compliance with manufacturing protocols to ensure product build and shipment.
  • Establish new customers and maintain/grow existing customer accounts.
  • Establish and nurture positive, productive relationships with customer accounts including product end-users, management and purchasing contacts.
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing to drive product promotions and provide feedback on ROI.
  • Maintain a CRM database via updates to sales opportunities, sales stages, marketing statuses, and customer intelligence data.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or technical field required. Genetics, molecular biology, chemistry strongly preferred.
  • M.S. degree in molecular biology or a related field a strong plus.
  • 2-4 years of successful sales experience with a technical life science product preferred.
  • Solid fundamental understanding of genetics.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp and master highly technical concepts and articulate them well to others.
  • Outstanding listening, verbal, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of customer personality types. Ability to work well with highly educated research scientist customers.
  • Strong ability to identify customer needs, obstacles to the sales process, and solutions using NanoString products.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics or a similar CRM database a plus.
  • Strong business sense, instinct, and personal drive.
  • Team goal oriented with a focus on achieving team sales performance metrics through personal contribution and teamwork

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: Life Sciences Sales

City: Washington D.C.

State: DC

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Field Application Scientist works with the Regional Account Managers to ensure customer adoption, success, acceptance, and driving additional revenue growth with the technologies offered by NanoString Technologies.

Territory: Mid-Atlantic States

Essential Functions:

  • In partnership with the Regional Account Managers (RAMs), identify sales opportunities through identification and relationship building with P.I.s in positioning the power and utility of NanoString's technologies for their research or developmental efforts
  • In pre-sales environments, conduct seminars, give technical sales presentations, and collaborate with P.I.s in the building and designing of projects to either support the purchasing of an nCounter system or through partnership with an institutional/regional core lab (if available)
  • In post-sales environments, train new customers on the system, partner with clients in project scoping and design elements to increase CodeSet adoption and usage, conduct data analysis sessions with regional customers to accelerate full adoption of the technology, provide on-site troubleshooting as needed, and participate in the cultivation of revenue generating post-sales support and consultative opportunities
  • Partner closely with the Regional Account Managers in the positioning of new technologies as they are released. Develop partnerships that may contribute to early access programs for these technologies
  • Collaborate with the in-house Technical Services team and other Field Applications Scientists in the post-sales support of customers and their applications
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of the processes and materials used by the global support teams in the information and tools needed by the global team in advancing the needs of our customers
  • Be trained on NanoString's Diagnostic product lines to provide triage support as well as implementation support in the Western U.S. (approx. 10%)

Requirements:

  • Requires a Ph.D. in a molecular biology / biochemistry related field
  • At least 3 years of relevant practical laboratory experience and technical expertise
  • Focused research/academic experience in any of the following fields is highly preferred: Immunology, Immuno-oncology, Oncology, Neurobiology, Infectious Diseases, or Auto Immune Diseases.
  • Experience and/or deep understanding of the following areas highly preferred: Gene Expression analysis, miRNA, Copy Number Variation, IHC, Flow Cytometry, RNASeq, QPCR, and Protein Expression assays
  • Experience with biostatistics and computational data analysis is strongly preferred
  • Requires excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to travel up to 40%
  • Experience in a technical customer support role desirable
  • Commercial experience desirable
  • Strong working knowledge of the sales process as well as a good understanding of the Miller Heiman selling process and terminology preferred but not required

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: Life Sciences Sales

City: Boston

State: MA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Field Application Scientist works with the Regional Account Managers to ensure customer adoption, success, acceptance, and driving additional revenue growth with the technologies offered by NanoString Technologies.

Territory: New England (Primarily Greater Boston)

Essential Functions:

  • In partnership with the Regional Account Managers (RAMs), identify sales opportunities through identification and relationship building with P.I.s in positioning the power and utility of NanoString's technologies for their research or developmental efforts
  • In pre-sales environments, conduct seminars, give technical sales presentations, and collaborate with P.I.s in the building and designing of projects to either support the purchasing of an nCounter system or through partnership with an institutional/regional core lab (if available)
  • In post-sales environments, train new customers on the system, partner with clients in project scoping and design elements to increase CodeSet adoption and usage, conduct data analysis sessions with regional customers to accelerate full adoption of the technology, provide on-site troubleshooting as needed, and participate in the cultivation of revenue generating post-sales support and consultative opportunities
  • Partner closely with the Regional Account Managers in the positioning of new technologies as they are released. Develop partnerships that may contribute to early access programs for these technologies
  • Collaborate with the in-house Technical Services team and other Field Applications Scientists in the post-sales support of customers and their applications
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of the processes and materials used by the global support teams in the information and tools needed by the global team in advancing the needs of our customers
  • Be trained on NanoString's Diagnostic product lines to provide triage support as well as implementation support in the Western U.S. (approx. 10%)

Requirements:

  • Requires a Ph.D. in a molecular biology / biochemistry related field
  • At least 3 years of relevant practical laboratory experience and technical expertise
  • Focused research/academic experience in any of the following fields is highly preferred: Immunology, Immuno-oncology, Oncology, Neurobiology, Infectious Diseases, or Auto Immune Diseases.
  • Experience and/or deep understanding of the following areas highly preferred: Gene Expression analysis, miRNA, Copy Number Variation, IHC, Flow Cytometry, RNASeq, QPCR, and Protein Expression assays
  • Experience with biostatistics and computational data analysis is strongly preferred
  • Requires excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to travel up to 40%
  • Experience in a technical customer support role desirable
  • Commercial experience desirable
  • Strong working knowledge of the sales process as well as a good understanding of the Miller Heiman selling process and terminology preferred but not required

Other:

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Field Application Scientist works with the Regional Account Managers to ensure customer adoption, success, acceptance, and driving additional revenue growth with the technologies offered by NanoString Technologies.

Territory: Pacific NW and Western Canada (must be US based)

Essential Functions:

  • In partnership with the Regional Account Managers (RAMs), identify sales opportunities through identification and relationship building with P.I.s in positioning the power and utility of NanoString's technologies for their research or developmental efforts
  • In pre-sales environments, conduct seminars, give technical sales presentations, and collaborate with P.I.s in the building and designing of projects to either support the purchasing of an nCounter system or through partnership with an institutional/regional core lab (if available)
  • In post-sales environments, train new customers on the system, partner with clients in project scoping and design elements to increase CodeSet adoption and usage, conduct data analysis sessions with regional customers to accelerate full adoption of the technology, provide on-site troubleshooting as needed, and participate in the cultivation of revenue generating post-sales support and consultative opportunities
  • Partner closely with the Regional Account Managers in the positioning of new technologies as they are released. Develop partnerships that may contribute to early access programs for these technologies
  • Collaborate with the in-house Technical Services team and other Field Applications Scientists in the post-sales support of customers and their applications
  • Contribute to the development and refinement of the processes and materials used by the global support teams in the information and tools needed by the global team in advancing the needs of our customers
  • Be trained on NanoString's Diagnostic product lines to provide triage support as well as implementation support in the Western U.S. (approx. 10%)

Requirements:

  • Requires a Ph.D. in a molecular biology / biochemistry related field
  • At least 3 years of relevant practical laboratory experience and technical expertise
  • Focused research/academic experience in any of the following fields is highly preferred: Immunology, Immuno-oncology, Oncology, Neurobiology, Infectious Diseases, or Auto Immune Diseases.
  • Experience and/or deep understanding of the following areas highly preferred: Gene Expression analysis, miRNA, Copy Number Variation, IHC, Flow Cytometry, RNASeq, QPCR, and Protein Expression assays
  • Experience with biostatistics and computational data analysis is strongly preferred
  • Requires excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to travel up to 40%
  • Experience in a technical customer support role desirable
  • Commercial experience desirable
  • Strong working knowledge of the sales process as well as a good understanding of the Miller Heiman selling process and terminology preferred but not required

Other:

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Accounting & Finance

Department: Accounting & Finance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

Senior Cost Accountant will work collaboratively in a team environment and interface with many internal customers across various departments to deliver financial reports and resolve complex cost accounting issues.  NanoString Technologies is looking for a candidate with excellent problem-solving capabilities, and ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.  A strong candidate is expected to contribute to process improvements and mentor and develop staff when opportunities arise.  The ideal Senior Cost Accountant should possess strong communication and project management skills, be highly detailed-oriented, and highly-energetic in a dynamic and evolving professional environment.               

Essential Functions:

  • Completes month-end close, journal entries, reconciliations and analysis of various inventory, warranty reserves and royalty calculations.     
  • Develops and maintains standard costs, support processes associated with inventory valuation, and complete review of the excess and obsolete inventory. 
  • Review and analyze inventory, cost of goods sold, and margin reports, conduct research and perform review in regard to cost or variance analyses.
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of reserve schedules and all inventory related quarterly reporting. 
  • Manages preparation and execution of annual standard cost roll up
  • Audits cycle count activity and provides recommendations for process and accuracy improvements
  • Collaborates on cross functional projects that impact inventory and cost of goods sold
  • Updates internal control documentation relevant to SOX, testing, compliance and process improvement. 
  • Has strong ability to assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem 
  • Perform technical research and interpret relevant accounting guidance to ensure proper accounting treatment in accordance with company policy and current accounting standards
  • Assist as needed in various aspects of the close process
  • Support audit activities within area of responsibility.   

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • At least 2 years of cost accounting experience in a standard cost environment
  • At least 5 years of progressive Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products with advanced Excel skills

Other:

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Quality Assurance

Department: Quality Assurance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Executive

Job Summary:

The Vice President of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance has overall responsibility for leading all aspects of regulatory and quality strategy development and implementation and for communicating directly with global regulatory agencies (U.S. FDA, Health Canada, EU, ISO, Japan MHW, etc.) on all regulatory matters. Responsible for company’s product quality and reliability to meet or exceed customer expectations. This position will either be based out of the Seattle headquarters or our Redwood City, CA office (w/expectation of being in Seattle frequently). 

Essential Functions:

  • Representing the Regulatory and Quality functions, serve as a key and active member of the Senior Operational team, interacting with the team to ensure business objectives are aligned and that the company is performing to operational objectives.
  • Coach and mentor the Regulatory and Quality organization ensuring appropriate levels of accountability for decision making and clearly communicate cross functionally within the organization.
  • Promote the development of a facility-wide understanding of the key elements related to quality systems and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Effectively lead and manage Regulatory and Quality staff including direct mentoring and leadership of managers in each organization.
  • Provide sound advice and guidance regarding the impact of regulatory and quality issues on overall corporate strategy and operations.
  • Serve as the Quality Management Representative and primary point of contact with the Company’s Notified Bodies and external auditors. Ensure the company is in full compliance with regulatory agencies
  • Develop and execute efficient and effective regulatory strategies to bring products to market (domestic and international).
  • Develop and implement strategies for educating the FDA on various aspects of the technology and scientific principles upon which the product system operates.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with regulatory agencies, subcontractors, and providers of non-clinical and clinical studies
  • Effectively Manage the preparation and submission of marketing approval applications (510(k)s, PMAs, CE Product Certifications, Design Dossiers, International Licenses, etc.)
  • Oversee and assist in the review and approvals of product packaging and labeling and Sales and Marketing promotional materials.
  • Identify relevant quality standards for product development and manufacturing and partner effectively with Product Development in defining design requirements for domestic and international markets.
  • Ensure Quality compliance with regulatory agencies and all applicable standards Worldwide
  • Develop and execute quality design and quality assurance strategy for new product development and sustaining business activities.
  • Effectively create and support process enhancement initiatives to maintain an environment of continuous improvement throughout the organization.
  • Ensure effective coordination of investigations, root cause analysis, risk assessments and implementation of change control, and corrective and preventive actions to the adhered timelines as appropriate.
  • In support of the quality system, provide effective leadership support, training and guidance to all company personnel.

Requirements:

  • At least 10 years of experience in clinical in vitro diagnostic regulations, including successful pre-market submissions for domestic and international markets. Experience with molecular diagnostic and companion diagnostics a plus.
  • Minimum of BS degree in scientific discipline, preferably life sciences, biomedical, or other engineering science. MS or PhD a plus; regulatory certification (RAC) and auditor (CQA) qualifications a plus.
  • Progressive & proven record of leadership and managing regulatory/quality organization’s with global responsibility and establishing long term strategic growth initiatives.
  • Experience with all phases of the product development lifecycle, including concept, design, implementation, verification and validation activities necessary for product commercialization.
  • Extensive experience in cGMP and other Regulatory compliance requirements. Experienced in regulatory filings for US (510(k), IDE and PMA) and other key countries/regions.
  • Authoritative knowledge of current US and international in vitro clinical diagnostic regulations and guidelines.
  • Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of facility quality management systems, and assuring compliance to all applicable regulations.
  • Ability to think ‘out of the box’ and create novel solutions to challenging problems.
  • Work well in team settings and also be able to work independently to ensure completion of time critical projects.
  • High level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness with strong work ethic and the ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Proven ability to develop and manage high performing teams focused on accountability and meeting and exceeding expectations.
  • Ability to lead, influence, create and work within cross-functional team environments.
  • Previous management and  team leadership experience
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and strong leadership skills; self-motivated and flexible to changing schedules.
  • Strong attention to detail, good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally approximately 20% of the time.

Other:

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Research and Development

Department: Research and Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

We are seeking an Engineer to join our Research and Development group.  In this role you will work on the development of instrumentation and consumables for new genomic tools.  See recently released Sprint TM (http://nanostringsprint.com/). In particular, this position is focused on the development of hardware related to the recently announced Hyb & Seq TM technology (NGS), a novel single-molecule hybridization-based sequencing chemistry. The work is highly interdisciplinary and will involve working closely with scientists, fluidics engineers, software engineers, and external OEM manufacturers.  The applicant will be expected to contribute to the development of instrument/consumable prototypes for feasibility and aid in the testing of these systems. Additionally, the applicant will be expected to work with OEM partners and assist in the development of the new systems up to and through commercialization and transfer to manufacturing. The applicant will be expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills and will be expected to manage communication with OEM partners.   

Essential Duties:

  • Develop instrument systems
  • Design hardware related to imaging and fluidics
  • Automation of motion, imaging, and fluidic control
  • Strong knowledge of SolidWorks 

Requirements:

  • Degree in mechanical, electrical, bioengineering, physics, bio-physics or related field
  • PhD. + 4-6, M.S + 6-8, or B.S. + 8-12 years experience
  • Experience with design and development of commercial instrumentation
  • Experience with design and automation of optical and fluidic systems
  • Instrument prototyping through development and assembly of breadboard systems
  • Automation of repetitive activities through script-level programing and/or C.
  • 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 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
  • Experience with design and development of consumables
  • Flow cell design and fabrication
  • Experience operating machine shop equipment: Mill, lathe, laser cutter, 3D printer, etc.

Other:

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Supply Chain

Department: Supply Chain

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking a professional Material Handler to join our Supply Chain team.  Responsibilities will include inventory management, cycle count, receipt of goods, and kitting customer orders.  Additional responsibilities could include processing domestic and international shipping orders.  This is an opportunity for a highly motivated individual capable of operating in a dynamic, fast paced environment. 

Essential Duties:

  • Accept receipt of products and ensure that materials are in good condition. 
  • Unpack and check goods received against purchase orders or invoices.
  • Operate effectively in our ERP system for goods receipts and to create and process production orders and shipments.
  • Maintain all records related to incoming goods.
  • Reject unsatisfactory items as required, and assess the need to file claims with carrier
  • Participate in weekly cycle counts, and assist with reconciliation of item variance.
  • Kitting raw materials into finished goods using Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Process customer orders through the NAV ERP system.
    • Verify inventory locations and availability for shipment against requirements specified in purchase orders.
  • Physically package all outbound shipments to domestic and international customers
  • Fulfill internal orders of consumable lab supplies and reagents
  • Fulfill internal orders of consumable lab supplies and reagents
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Ensure compliance with all state, federal, environmental, safety, and hazardous waste regulations.
  • Special project support as required.

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of direct work experience in a warehouse environment, managing inventories and kitting customer orders. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Prior warehouse and inventory management experience preferred.
  • Team player with proven ability to work well under pressure and constant deadlines.
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to seek alternative solutions for dilemmas and problems.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent follow-up.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office Products, especially Outlook and Excel.
  • Professional aptitude, presentation and demeanor.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Can quickly learn new skills and is adaptable to rapid change.
  • Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Innovation, and strong customer focus.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to work autonomously and adapt to change in a fast-paced environment
  • Working experience in the biotech/life science industry is preferred
  • Familiarity with an ERP system, preferably Microsoft Navision
  • Certification in powered industrial trucks (walkie-stacker, fork lift)

Other: 

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