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).

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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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Regulatory Affairs

Department: Regulatory Affairs

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

Job Description:

The successful candidate is responsible for assisting in guiding regulatory affairs activities for the regulatory affairs department culminating in the preparation of relevant regulatory filings to FDA and global regulatory authorities, with a particular focus on companion diagnostics.  Responsibilities will include life-cycle management of select pipeline products that are both marketed and in development, maintenance of needed registrations and certifications, and alignment of regulatory strategy with corporate strategy in conjunction with senior management.

Essential Duties:

  • Guiding regulatory affairs staff to successfully participate in product design teams
  • Creates, evaluates and updates Regulatory Affairs policies and procedures to ensure that regulatory compliance is maintained or enhanced, and guides staff in these activities
  • Reviews labeling/promotional/advertising materials, and other documents to ensure compliance, and guides staff in these activities
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant regulations, including proposed and final rules.
  • Interprets RA policies and guidance and correctly apply them as regulatory activities, and guides staff in these activities
  • Development, management and execution of regulatory plans for large-scale projects, including companion diagnostics, and guides senior staff in these activities, as applicable

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree is required. Preferred education/experience include bioengineering, biological, physical, clinical and regulatory sciences. Advanced degrees (MS, MBA, PhD., etc.) a plus
  • Previous in vitro diagnostic (IVD) nucleic acid experience and/or companion diagnostic (CDx) experience highly preferred
  • 6+ years of experience in Regulatory Affairs with FDA regulated products, minimum of 2 years of successful management experience
  • Previous experience with 510(k), IDE, and/or PMA submissions
  • Good knowledge of FDA QSR and ISO 13485 regulations
  • Experience in a Molecular Biology research environment
  • Strong intellectual capacity and curiosity, and ability to digest complex technical data
  • Certifications: RAC, CQA, CQM  preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others in a positive and effective manner
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to support multiple projects
  • Proven ability to prepare regulatory submissions and interact with FDA to obtain and maintain product approvals, and equivalent in international markets
  • Proven ability to motivate and develop junior staff

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Research & Development

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 NGS 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 analysis methods and tools for industry-leading assay products.  The successful candidate must have broad knowledge of public and commercially available tools and pipelines for use with NGS platforms.  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 NGS analysis solutions.

Essential Functions:

  • Apply advanced and expert scientific and programming knowledge to NGS software and pipeline development
  • Contribute to assay product development working closely with bioinformatics, business analyst, assay development team, and strategic marketing specialists to align analysis methods with assay requirements
  • Define key analyses for different NGS assays targeting oncology and/or infectious disease
  • Collaborate with bioinformatics scientists and technology team to integrate existing internally developed algorithms into proprietary and open source tools based NGS pipelines
  • Collaborate with analysts and programmers to develop bioinformatics analysis methods
  • Work with business analyst / software development team to define and develop technical and user requirements for analysis software – both internal and external
  • 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
  • 4+ years of combined industry and post-doctoral work experience in NGS software and pipeline development and analysis (M.S. with 7+ years of relevant work experience will be considered)
  • Expert knowledge in one or more of the following languages: PERL, Python, R, C/C++
  • Experience working in a Unix / Linux development environment
  • Experience analyzing NGS data for clinical and research applications / assays utilizing novel and/or existing NGS analysis tools and methodologies
  • Experience developing NGS bioinformatics pipelines, algorithms, and tools
  • Experience in cancer genomics (knowledge of oncogenic pathways) and/or infectious disease genomics
  • 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 analyzing and interpreting NGS data from tumor and/or liquid biopsy samples
  • Experience working with NGS bioinformatics teams

Additional Desirable Qualifications include:

  • Experience working with business analyst / software development teams to define user and software requirements for NGS analysis tools
  • Experience in developing database data-structures using MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, etc
  • 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.

Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking an experienced molecular biologist or biochemist with experience in developing Sequencing Applications.  This position will have a leading role in developing sequencing based applications using Hyb & Seq, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology.  They will lead NGS application development by interacting and coordinating with an internal team of highly interdisciplinary technologists whilst also establishing external collaborations.  The successful candidate must be a hands-on experimentalist working  in wet-lab driven research to create innovative application solutions.  Candidates must have strong analytical skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and a track record of developing znc/or utilizing advanced NGS products. Initial Projects will include developing long read sequencing applications and  Immuno-oncology sequencing applications as well as several other key areas. Other responsibilities will include managing external collaborations and external presentations utilizing the unique features of Hyb and Seq technology

Essential Duties:

  • Identify new applications, assist in product development working closely with business analyst and strategic marketing specialists
  • Discover and prioritize potential collaboration opportunities by actively prospecting, collaborating with cross-functional partners and leveraging your network.
  • Apply advanced and expert scientific and product knowledge to NGS application development
  • Establish complete application workflow, sample preparation, sequencing conditions and post run analyses
  • Collaborate with analysts and programmers to develop analysis solutions.
  • Understand the needs and future demands of Clinical Sequencing Customers

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Life Sciences with 7+ years of combined industry and post-doctoral work experience in NGS, with significant portion dedicated to applying NGS to customers challenges
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and carry projects through to conclusion
  • Extensive hands-on, state-of-the-art molecular biology experience
  • Knowledge of nucleic acid characterization techniques, especially hybridization-based assays
  • Experience working with clinically relevant sample types such as FFPE, whole blood and plasma
  • Experience in cancer genomics (knowledge of oncogenic pathways) and/or infectious disease genomics
  • Experience in navigating and extracting information from publicly available databases (NCBI, UCSC, Ensembl, COSMIC, etc.)
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting NGS data from tumor and/or liquid biopsy samples
  • Experience managing customer collaborations

Additional Desirable Qualifications include:

  • Ability to code simple bioinformatics tasks
  • Ability to run commonly used algorithms for alignment and variant calling (SNV, InDel, CNV, Fusion, etc.)

Other:

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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:

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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: 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.

 

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 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 system, meeting commercial goals and design requirements
  • Design hardware related to imaging and fluidics
  • Automation of motion, imaging, and fluidic control
  • Strong knowledge of SolidWorks

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.

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 working genomics and proteomics and imaging tools industry
  • 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

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: Mid Level

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 & Seq TM 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
  • Collaborate with internal team and external partners

Requirements:

  • Degree in mechanical, mechatronic, optical, or related engineering field
  • B.S. + 6-10, M.S + 4-6, PhD. + 2-4 years experience working in the genomics and proteomics and imaging tools industry
  • 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
  • Strong engineering background in the design and analysis of mechanical, optical, and mechatronic systems
  • A hands-on orientation toward experimentation and rapid prototype development
  • Wet bench skills
  • 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:

  • Experience designing mechanical components for optic assemblies
  • Experience with optics modeling software (Zemax)
  • 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 programming and/or C.

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.

 

 


Quality Assurance

Department: Quality Assurance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Quality Engineer - Hardware shall provide technical quantitative, and coordination support to assure products and processes are designed, deployed, and operated according to requirements. Work scope of this position includes: quality engineering, support for design controls, risk management processes, tech transfer to operations and quality oversight over the manufacturing processes.

Ensure consistent implementation, improvement and compliance to the NanoString Quality System and global regulatory requirements including, but not limited to; the FDA Quality System Regulation (QRS), Canadian Medical Device Regulatory (CMDR), ISO 13485, and In-Vitro Diagnostic Directive (IVDD).

Individual is a team player participating on design transfer project teams to provide leadership in design control and risk management practices include working among different business units within the company. In addition, individual can also work independently as needed and is capable work well on fast-paced environment. 

Essential Duties:

  • Participate in new product development (NPD) projects to provide quality oversight for design control as well as risk management activities.

  • Lead and facilitate Risk Management activities during product development as well as product lifecycle, and maintain Risk Management file.

  • Provide Quality support for day to day activities.

  • Create and/or review technical documents, such as plans, reports, and procedures, etc.

  • Can lead quality related problem solving and root cause analysis. 

Requirements:

  • BS in Life Science or Engineering discipline with a minimum of 3 years of experience in regulated industry including pharmaceutical and/or medical device, preferably with IVD (in vitro diagnostic device).

  • Strong knowledge and experience to ensure quality compliance in new product development and product lifecycle.

  • Working knowledge of Quality System from design control to release of finished product, including FDA 12 CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14971.

  • Proven ability to perform risk assessment and maintain risk management files.

  • Working knowledge in Quality system including CAPA, Change Control, and Nonconformance etc.

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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Product Development

Department: Product Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking an experienced platform development scientist to join the Product Development group. This position will have a leading role in developing, integrating and transferring assays/reagents for the Hyb & SeqTM platform to a ISO-13485 / 820-CFR compliant manufacturing environment. S/he will lead a reagent product development team as well as interact and coordinate with a highly interdisciplinary group of developers. Candidates must have strong analytical skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and a proven track record of NGS development experience in a regulated environment.

Essential Duties:

  • Apply advanced scientific and product development expertise to NGS platform development

  • Conceive, design and ensure execution of experiments to advance development of reagents in conjunction with research teams utilizing design for manufacturing (DFM) principles

  • Conceive, design and ensure execution of product verification/validation

  • Establish, document and transfer material specifications for reagents and consumables

  • Work interactively with biophysicists, nucleic-acid chemists, fluorescence imaging specialists, and hardware and software engineers for full platform development

  • Translate early stage research into commercial products and reagents

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Life / Physical Sciences

  • 9+ years of industry experience in product development, with significant portion dedicated to NGS reagent/platform development

  • Extensive hands-on, state-of-the-art molecular biology experience and knowledge of nucleic acid thermodynamics

  • Experience developing products within an ISO-9001/13485 and/or 820-CFR compliant product development setting 

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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Accounting & Finance

Department: Accounting & Finance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Staff Accountant II, Accounts Payable, will work collaboratively in a team environment in effort to successfully conduct all accounting functions and financial reporting relating to the Accounts Payable Team, including the timely processing, verification, tracking, reporting, and payment of all approved invoices. NanoString is looking for a candidate with a teamwork mentality, excellent problem-solving capabilities, and ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.   

Essential Duties:

  • Process all A/P tasks, including vendor relations and the A/P disbursement group which handles all check disbursements, 1099 and tax related matters
  • Communicate with subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers regarding payment processing and status
  • Process weekly A/P invoicing processing, check runs and wire transfers.
  • Match purchase orders to invoices and enter invoices with correct departments, project codes, account codes, and payment terms
  • Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries
  • Reconcile A/P accounts and vendor statements, compile and sort invoices and checks as required
  • Manage all Concur activity, requests and post corresponding journal entries
  • Research vendor statements, conduct phone calls, and resolve discrepancies
  • Assist with month end close reconciliations, accruals and tax liability calculations
  • Develops, implements and maintains systems, procedures and policies, including accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to Sarbanes Oxley and company guidelines.
  • Prepare metrics reports to monitor department efficiency. Recommends and implements operating efficiencies.

Requirements:

  • 3 - 5 years of biotech or comparable industry accounts payable role
  • Experience with Microsoft Navision and Concur (or other expense technology)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products with advanced Excel skills

Other:

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Life Sciences Sales

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Boston

State: MA

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.

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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Department: Life Sciences Sales

State: UK and Ireland (all but London/Cambridge)

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: All UK and Ireland with exception of London and Cambridge.

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

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Amersham

Country: United Kingdom

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

The Inside Sales Prospecting Associate 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 life sciences.
  • Preferred 1+ years of experience in sales or lead generation role with B2B experience.
  • 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, MS Dynamics CRM, MS Navision ERP.
  • 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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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: London

Country: United Kingdom

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Regional Project Specialist will be responsible for managing and growing a network of customers within an assigned territory of accounts.  Their focus will be two-fold; foster current customer relationships to maximize pull through, and develop new customer relationships to increase revenue generation across the install base.  They will work closely with the Life Sciences commercial teams including Regional Account Managers, Field Application Scientists and Inside Sales to ensure successful partnering to achieve revenue goals.

Territory: UK, Benelux, France, Germany

Essential Functions:

  • Grow existing customer relationships, and establish new customer relationships to achieve assigned consumables sales quotas including monthly and quarterly linearity targets and drive instrument pull through on the existing territory nCounter installed base.
  • Become recognized as the go to ‘project consultant’ by customers, in order to generate new consumables projects and expand existing customer projects to grow revenue. Maintain expert domain knowledge on applications, new NanoString publications and NanoString products in order to have maximum credibility and impact with customers and to counter detail effectively versus competitor offerings.
  • Drive the entire CodeSet project sales cycle from initial customer engagement to closed sales.
  • Prospect for potential customers using direct methods such as calling and face to face meetings, and indirect methods such as networking and partnering with FAS (Field Applications Specialists) and ISR (Inside Sales Representatives).
  • Qualify prospects against company criteria for ideal customers and sales stage gating.
  • Regularly present to key decision makers and laboratory staff to drive awareness of NanoString products and applications.
  • Work with technical support and FAS where required to address customer project requirements. Rapidly handover standard requests for technical support to the FAS and internal technical support teams.
  • Develop and maintain territory plans with FAS and ISR which outline how sales targets will be met on an ongoing basis. Maintain expert knowledge on consortia, opportunities presented by new grants and other funding sources at the territory level.
  • 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.
  • Partner with marketing to plan and execute lead generation and awareness 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 years of related field sales experience, with a proven track record of success. 
  • 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.
  • Strong administration skills including CRM and process documentation with a focus on process improvement 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 

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Manufacturing

Department: Manufacturing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

*Please note this is a Tuesday-Saturday Shift*

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:

  • 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

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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