Careers at NanoString

Join Our Team

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.

THIS NOT AN ACTUAL JOB. THIS IS PURELY FOR THE FUTURE (POTENTIAL) JOBS.

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

 

 


Life Sciences Sales

Department: Life Sciences Sales

State: (Multiple States)

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

NanoString continues to grow rapidly and we would love to hear from you if you are an experienced Life Sciences sales professional interested in selling our nCounter systems. Please enter your contact info and resume so we can contact you immediately as needs arise in your geographic territory. To date we have hired RAMs in the USA, EMEA, and APAC markets

SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION

The Regional Account Manager (RAM) will be accountable for revenue generation across by selling directly to customers primarily via face-to-face contact.  Sell the nCounter Analysis System and associated consumables to support bioscience and medical research as well as diagnostics instrumentation.  The RAM will need to work very closely with the Field Applications Scientist, as well as Management, to leverage and develop key customer relationships. Responsible for devising direct sales plans and strategies.  Duties may require a high level of travel.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:

Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a related science and may have an advanced degree, certification or additional professional training.  Typically requires six years of relevant experience (2+ years in sales).

Training Required:

Requires knowledge and understanding of Gene Expression analysis, miRNA and Copy Number Variation assays.

Abilities:

Requires excellent communication skills, Verbal and written. Ability to conduct technical presentations

Other Requirements:

Ability to travel up to 75%.

Strong working knowledge of the sales process (quoting, purchasing, revenue recognition) as well as a good understanding of the Miller Heiman selling process and terminology.

***This is not an official job requisition. We are looking to proactively identify strong sales talent for when we do hire***

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Berlin

State: EMEA

Country: Germany

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Summary:

The Regional Account Manager, EMEA will be responsible for developing new business and developing existing accounts in the Pharmaceutical and biotech market segments. Direct sales and regional account development of new and existing Pharma-Biotech customers with NanoString Technologies’ portfolio of translational research and molecular diagnostics product portfolio of systems and consumables. Role will also support the Global Business Development team to identify and develop new pharma business opportunities in Companion Diagnostics, Biomarker Discovery, Target Validation etc. Required to build and establish core network of high quality CROs offering NanoString Technology to the Pharma and biotech market. The role will be a combination of UK, European and Global travel to client offices and conferences to develop an existing portfolio of clients within large, mid-sized and small pharma/Biotech throughout Europe. The role will also be tasked with the development of New Business through intelligent networking and a sophisticated ability to generate new clients.

Requirements:

  • A track record of delivering sales targets, exceptionally target driven and proven at developing relationships with key decision makers of all levels.
  • Management of high complexity sales with a proven understanding of the Pharma market segment.
  • Experience in negotiating high value contracts
  • Proven understanding of Pharmaceutical Research development, Biomarker discovery, genomics analysis and proteomics applications.
  • Liaising and interacting with global teams, ability to work closely with global commercial functions, including business development, to ensure strategic input for the direction and continued success of the business.

Qualifications

  • Minimum degree qualified, higher degree an advantage
  • Proven sales experience within a Life Science, Translational Research, Diagnostics, CRO capacity within the Pharmaceutical-Biotechnology industry
  • Proven sales experience of high value capital equipment in the Pharma environment
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to travel >50%
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Package Negotiable salary + commission + benefits.

#LI-MS1

Department: Life Sciences Sales

Country: United Kingdom

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Description:

Distributor Sales Manager,  EMEA.

Increase sales via pro-active selling and Distributor support to exceed annual sales quota for all relevant NanoString services, systems and consumables. Maximize 'mind share' of NanoString Technologies as a lead product within the Distributor. Develop an annual Business Plan with all Distributors ensuring achievement of all business objections in the region. Required t expand distributor network into emerging target markets and geographies. Mentor and directly manage distributors to deliver accurate forecasts to support the delivery of sales objectives. Manage the effective transition of NanoString business to direct channel where appropriate, increasing NanoString’s reach and profitability.

Essential Functions:

  • Duties and Responsibilities.
  • Develop a consistent method of distribution management to increase sales and develop NanoString Technologies market presence.
  • Develop a strong working relationship with NanoString Technologies' existing Distributors, maximizing their sales effort and 'mind share' for NanoString technology, services and products. Maintaining a pro-active business for the Distributor.
  • Expand distribution network into target territories including, but not limited to, Eastern Europe including CZ republic and Poland, South Africa and the Middle East.
  • Take sales ownership of all distributors, coordinating all aspects of the selling process to deliver on goals, achieving a consistent and professional message in line with the whole Distributor network.
  • Work with Sales Director to develop a sales strategy for each distributor.
  • Deliver an annual Distributor Meeting. Coordinate, plan and deliver regular training seminars for distributors and their customers.
  • Conduct regular visits across the distributor territory, as and when required to achieve commercial objectives.
  • Present regular and accurate forecast updates for each distributor.
  • Work closely with NanoString EMEA support teams to maintain the highest service levels.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Life Science and/or Diagnostic discipline
  • Minimum 5 years or equivalent work-related experience in Life Science and Diagnostic Channel commercial sector
  • Demonstrated ability to handle highly confidential information appropriately.
  • Ability to travel extensively across EMEA without restriction

 ​#LI-MS1

IND123

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Berlin

Country: Germany

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

​Job Description:

New position in a company with double digit growth and aggressive growth plans.  This position will be the initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries and outbound prospecting. Manages the sales process for specific products lines, accounts and/or sales opportunities via phone and e-mail. Includes engaging with existing customers and generates 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, negotiation and coordinating with manufacturing to ensure delivery of products and closing the sales process through the point of order receipt. Works closely with Regional Account Managers to meet and exceed sales quotas for a specific the territory.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Regional Account Managers with lead generation, customer follow-up & seminar marketing.
  • Initial point of contact for pre-sales customer inquiries and outbound prospecting.
  • Includes engaging with existing customers and generating sales leads.
  • Managing Trade Show leads and their respective qualifications.
  • Ensure compliance with manufacturing protocols to ensure product build and shipment.
  • Establishing new customers and maintaining/growing 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.
  • Maintaining and assigning leads, sales opportunity and customer intelligence data into CRM database.

Requirements:

  • 4-6 years successful inside sales experience with a technical product line preferred.
  • Solid fundamental understanding of genetics.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp and master highly technical concepts and articulate them well to others.
  • Genetic sales, customer service or technical support experience preferred.
  • Outstanding listening, verbal 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.
  • Multi lingual candidates preferred, especially German.

Additional qualifications include:

  • 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 fields a strong plus.

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: Life Sciences Sales

City: Manchester

State: Northern 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. 

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

  • 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.

IND123

#LI-MS1

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: London

State: UK/Benelux

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. 

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

  • 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.

IND123

#LI-MS1

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Amsterdam

State: BeNeLux + S. UK

Country: Netherlands

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. 

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

  • 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.

IND123

#LI-MS1

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Bay Area

State: CA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

 

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: Bay Area - Pharma and Biotech customers

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. Prefer FAS experience.
  • Focused research/academic experience in Immunology and/or Immuno-oncology highly preferred
  • 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.

IND123

#LI-MS1


Diagnostics Marketing

Department: Diagnostics Marketing

City: San Francisco

State: CA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Executive

Job Summary:

The Vice President of Diagnostics Marketing will provide executive leadership and direction of NanoString’s diagnostics marketing and commercialization strategies, on a worldwide basis. S/he will be a critical thought partner to NanoString’s Sr.VP Corporate and Business Development, CMO, VP Global Diagnostic Commercialization and other executives, including the CEO. The position holder will have the strategic capability to create sustainable markets for state of the art, precision diagnostics for some of the most exciting new drugs in oncology, such as those emerging in the field of Immuno-Oncology.

NanoString is a company at the forefront of developing and commercializing new diagnostics in a turbulent environment with shifting agency guidance, rapidly changing technologies, societal and payor pressures on the costs of combination therapies of new drugs and a need to capture increased value from diagnostic tests, compared to traditional diagnostics. In this environment, the VP Diagnostics Marketing must have the commercial gravitas to immediately gain the respect and credibility of existing and future Pharma partners, understand their concerns and speak their language. Equally, the position holder will also need to have credibility with the payors, regulators and other key stakeholders.

The VP Diagnostics Marketing will be responsible for brand management of each of NanoString’s diagnostics, directing the development of commercial plans for these brands and associated implementation to penetrate markets. The position holder will assign budgets, control costs and execute against the annual plan. S/he will be responsible for strengthening NanoString’s diagnostics marketing group, on a continuing basis, to form a best-in-class team for commercializing emerging diagnostics, as recognized by the company’s Pharmaceutical partners and other stakeholders.

The position holder reports to VP Global Diagnostic Commercialization, with a team in the US and Europe.
 

Essential Functions

Development of annual plans, budgets and sales forecasts with the Diagnostics Marketing Team, Worldwide VP of Sales and Finance department and commercial input into NanoString’s annual long range planning (LRP) process.

  • Conceptualize and articulate a clear vision for the business that engages all functional areas and stakeholders.
  • With the Sr. VP Corporate and Business Development, lead diagnostics capability presentations to future pharma partners and develop sustainable business models for the resulting diagnostics products.
  • Represent and champion NanoString’s diagnostics business externally to executive level pharma, the payor community, leading clinical thought leaders, stakeholders and BoD members.
  • Work with the CMO to provide commercial inputs and underlying rationale to support clinical study designs, whilst having the flexibility to be receptive to different ways to deliver commercial needs through the clinical program.
  • Partner with the market access team, global sales, medical affairs and regulatory affairs to ensure goals are aligned across the diagnostics business and NanoString’s diagnostic brands.
  • Leadership of the diagnostics team and development including: hiring exceptional talent, performance management, annual goal setting and employee development and motivation.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years relevant clinical marketing experience; ideally gained in both the diagnostics and pharmaceutical sectors, preferably oncology. A minimum of 5 years of experience, at the Director/Senior Director Marketing level and substantial line management experience.
  • Global marketing experience and associated cross functional execution encompassing: generating strategic plans; forecasting; market strategy; segmentation; branding; market research; product design goals; product management; competitive benchmarking and pricing.
  • Sharp business acumen, numeracy and resilience to adapt to, and enhance, new and evolving business models (for example, as required for a new decentralized diagnostic testing business).
  • In depth knowledge of the oncology marketplace, reimbursement, key trends, account segments and customer needs.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven team player with ability to frequently and successfully collaborate cross-functionally.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required. An MBA, or other advanced degree, is preferred.
  • Business travel is required for approximately 30% of the time.
  • Location ideally Seattle-based, or NanoString’s Bay Area office.

#LI-MS1

Department: Diagnostics Marketing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Job Summary:

The Senior Marketing Manager will work closely with the North American Leadership Team to develop, manage and implement the commercial strategy for North American territories, primarily the US. This will include execution of marketing campaigns and programs that support the local and global product positioning. These campaigns will require the development of country specific marketing materials, website content, and slide decks that can be used in various marketing channels to both HCPs and patients.

The position will work closely with Commercial and Medical Affairs teams in the organization of advisory boards, promotional meetings, educational events and in the development and management of the speaker bureau to disseminate information regarding studies and patient care.  Success in this position will require attention to detail and the ability to carry out multiple tasks in parallel. Competitive candidates will possess relevant experience in healthcare marketing preferably in oncology, with a demonstrated ability to master complex scientific material and convey these concepts to others in a compelling, understandable manner.

***Job requires position to be based in Seattle, WA (preferred) or Redwood City, CA office.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for initiation and development of campaigns and programs focusing on a variety of clinical and non-clinical audiences (e.g. oncologists, NPs, PAs, surgeons and pathologists) that can support ordering of Prosigna
  • Working directly with internal parties, especially the DxBMT, Global Marketing team and Medical Affairs Team, on a wide range of projects
  • Handle questions and requests related to marketing programs and functions and keep current on all technical and clinical data associated with the assay
  • Coordinate regulatory & legal review of new or revised materials in a timely fashion
  • Manage the ordering system for promotional materials including inventory management and re-ordering within budget
  • Prepare and convey verbal & written requests and other information to internal and external parties on a routine basis
  • Work with Sales Management and Market Access to develop and support national commercial plans, forecasts etc.
  • Attend outside meetings and prepare reports as needed to convey scientific or competitive information that may affect markets relevant to current and future NanoString products
  • Liaise directly with various outside groups, including current or prospective service vendors, such as Advertising, Medical Education and PR agencies and Patient Advocacy Groups

Requirements:

  • BA or BSc required, Life Science background preferred
  • At least 5 years’ experience in marketing and/or sales functions within the Diagnostics, Pharmaceutical or Biotech Industry, with evidence of a strong track record of success and accessible references
  • Oncology marketing experience preferred with strong preference for candidates who have worked directly in Breast Cancer
  • Proven analytic skills with scientific papers and market business intelligence
  • Self-motivated strategic thinker, innovative and resourceful with plenty of potential for advancement as the Company grows
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, simultaneous, complex tasks and to meet deadlines
  • A demonstrated willingness to exercise initiative in cases where decisions need to be made and supervisors are not available to consult, coupled with the tact and judgment to do so appropriately
  • Able to prioritize and drive to results with a high emphasis on quality
  • Able to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner
  • Maintain professional, friendly and courteous in person and remote communications with all internal and external audiences, committing to premium customer service
  • Strong communicator with ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, managers and customers as needed
  • Computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, familiarity and use of Internet as a key resource for research, presentation development skills, MS Office expertise must be at a high level
  • National and international travel required (some overnight/weekend travel)

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.

IND123

#LI-MS1


Life Sciences Marketing

Department: Life Sciences Marketing

City: Singapore

Country: Singapore

Type: Full Time

Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Job Description:

The Manager / Sr. Manager of Regional Marketing – APAC will be responsible for coordination and implementation of all regional marketing activities throughout the Asia Pacific region.  Reporting to the VP of Marketing, the Manager/ Sr. manager will work closely with the APAC commercial leader to translate the regional business goals into actionable execution plans that drive demand and revenue growth in the region.  

Essential Functions:

  • Development and delivery of strategic and tactical marketing programs and events as well as the development of positional and promotional campaigns using a range of marketing methodologies, formats, and media channels.
  • Development of high value product positioning, effective sales tools, marketing collateral, and, customer-facing presentations.
  • Execution of highly quality, high impact tradeshows, user meetings and local seminars.
  • Execution of account specific marketing initiatives and programs with Distributor partners, Regional Account Managers and Inside Sales function
  • Coordination of new product launches through our direct sales and distribution channels
  • Collect and analyze, market intelligence, customer segmentation and marketing data analytics, tackling head-on the challenge of developing cutting-edge marketing for a highly innovative life science leader.

Requirements:

  • Track record of market development in the genomics market.
  • Proven ability in strategic marketing, setting tactical plans and tailoring content for specific channels.
  • Experience in delivering end-to-end marketing programs, engaging with the business to ensure smooth planning, consummate execution and accurate measurement of programs.
  • Proven abilities in establishing relationships with high impact KOL and development of advocacy campaigns.
  • Strong business acumen in relevant market analysis, budget and forecast planning.
  • Strong communicator and effective team player.
  • A university degree in associated scientific field with > 8 years' experience in the Life Science, Pharmaceutical or Diagnostics markets
  • A very strong grasp of Genomics, Proteomics, including Gene Expression, DNA Analysis application, Protein Expression
  • Demonstrates a bias for action and results. Takes ownership of important issues. Demonstrates persistence in the face of obstacles.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal & written) effectively within varying levels of internal and external customers. Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to travel worldwide to align adequately with local teams and strategies
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and meticulous in details.
  • Must be able to work independently, manage multiple projects, communicate proactively, and prioritize daily tasks. ​

#LI-MS1

IND123

Department: Life Sciences Marketing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Executive

Job Summary:

NanoString has a core vision to bring disruptive technologies to transform the life sciences and biopharma industries.  The Hyb&Seq Platform has the potential to provide the fastest and easiest clinical sequencing solution.  The Senior Director, NGS Product Management leads the strategy and development of the NGS Product Portfolio to maximize ROI and value to the company. 

Essential Duties:

  • Lead the development and execution of the strategic plan for portfolio of integrated products including Instrument, consumables and software to ensure maximum market impact and deliver long term revenue growth.
  • Define pricing strategy, product messaging, positioning and configuration to ensure the best possible performance versus business goals for current and future products using market research and feedback from customers
  • Collaborate with customers and key opinion leaders to generate proof of concept data and penetrate key application areas.
  • Drive the Commercialization and Go to market of  NGS products and services.
  • Participate and lead cross functional teams that includes clinical development, regulatory, R&D, commercial (including channel and reimbursement strategy), project management, Business Development and alliance partners to drive toward best business decisions, timely and coordinated results and optimize IRR/ROI.
  • Conduct market and competitive analysis to define trends and strategically evaluate new market opportunities and work with others in the marketing team to identify products that can enhance customer workflows.
  • Ensure alignment with instrument and content features/capabilities, customer requirements, and assay content demands to generate a broad and differentiated value proposition; create strategic opportunities for the organization through product feature decisions
  • Travel extensively with the field to visit customers and develop relationships with KOLs.
  • Working closing with R&D and Bus Dev, conduct continuous competitive monitoring and assessments of NGS product offerings
  • Work with clinical development team to understand requirements and inform strategic instrument capabilities. Aid in assessment of clinical development paths (and panels) that will have greatest IRR for the company.  Work with regulatory as required on strategy in a dynamic environment
  • Provide strong and effective leadership to build and grow a team of highly motivated, engaged, collaborative and results-orientated members
  • Act as the externally facing spokesperson for Hyb & Seq platform
  • Lead team meetings and provide updates to SLT or other executive level committees 

Requirements:

  • PhD and/or MS degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, engineering or equivalent is required; additional MBA highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience in product management for regulated and/or molecular testing instrument systems. NGS experience preferred.
  • Experience with Product Management/Marketing of clinical genomics or pathology, with specific experience with NGS preferred but not required.
  • Marketing in life science, diagnostics or clinical research experience preferred.
  • Customer focused with a deep understanding and command of molecular Dx and oncology end markets.  Intimate knowledge of customer requirements and competitive offerings. 
  • A strategic thinker with excellent analytical and organizational skills who can drive the translation of strategy into execution with direct and cross functional teams.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with sales and marketing professionals across the organization to develop effective market strategies and programs which meet revenue forecasts and growth targets.
  • A solid reputation, network and relationships (scientific and business) within academia, life science & biopharmaceutical companies and other stakeholders worldwide.
  • Experience in working with worldwide customers and is a strong internal advocate for customer-focused solutions and application-driven messaging and integrated solutions.
  • Ability to travel extensively (~50%)

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.

IND123

#LI-MS1

***Official title of this role is Senior Director, Product Management-NGS***

Key works: NextGen, Next Gen sequencing, Next Generation Sequencing


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

IND123

#LI-MS1

Department: Regulatory Affairs

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

Creates, evaluates, and completes International regulatory projects consistent with the company goals. Successful candidate is responsible for assembling regulatory submissions and international dossiers to non-EU territories and supporting/developing international diagnostic expansion.
 

Essential Functions:

  • Oversees select International regulatory projects consistent with the company goals. Ensures timely registration of products in compliance with applicable regulations and guidance.
  • Responsible for the implementation of regulatory strategies through coordination and preparation of submission documents for the registration of new products and changes to existing products in international markets (i.e. Asia, South/Central America, Middle East, Africa and Rest of World) in partnership with other International Specialists.
  • Author and prepare documentation for International product registrations in responsible regions (i.e. Asia and South/Central America, ROW) including; annual reporting, re-licensing, and change reporting. Interact with Regulatory Affairs personnel at regulatory agencies, contract manufacturers and distributors to ensure registrations are current and compliant.
  • Creates and implements regulatory affairs policies and procedures to ensure that regulatory compliance is maintained or enhanced
  • Maintains current knowledge, excellent comprehension and appropriate application of relevant regulations, including proposed and final rules.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree is required. Preferred education/experience areas include clinical, engineering, physical, biological, and regulatory sciences, Advanced degrees (MS, PhD., etc.) a plus
  • 3+ years of experience with international medical device regulations (IVD and/or companion diagnostic experience strongly desired) - open to more senior level candidates (4-8 years)
  • Previous experience with participating in strategic planning and regulatory filings globally (i.e. Japan, China and rest of Asia strongly preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others in a positive and effective manner. Looking for a "driver".
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to support multiple projects
  • Exemplary verbal and written skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and an ability to digest and communicate complex technical data

IND123

#LI-MS1

*Relocation assistance is available within the US.


Research & Development

Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Description:

We are seeking a Scientist or 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, 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 chemistry, consumables and hardware as well as extensive wet bench work. The applicant will be expected to optimize the Hyb and Seq chemistry, automated fluidic workflows, and cartridge designs driven by experimental results to deliver the best performance of the system.

Requirements:

  • PhD. in bioengineering, chemical engineering, physics, bio-physics, molecular biology or related field (more experienced B.S. or M.S. considered)
  • 3-8 years experience  
  • 2-3 years experience developing commercial products
  • Take initiatives to conceive, design and carry-out hypothesis driven feasibility experiments, understanding both theoretical and practical aspects of the experimental design
  • Experience with nucleic acid chemistry
  • Strong knowledge of bio lab tools
  • Strong wet bench, and assay development skills related to consumable cartridge development
  • Experience with sequencing technologies
  • A hands-on orientation toward experimentation and prototype development
  • Automation through script-level programing
  • Ability to work both independently and closely in collaboration with a core team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional qualifications include:

  • Experience with hardware/consumable development for genomics or fluidics
  • 3D CAD expertise (preferably in SolidWorks)
  • Knowledge of microfluidic cartridge fabrication techniques
  • Experience with design/selection of hardware to control microfluidics: pumps, valves, and manifolds.
  • Understanding of microscopy techniques
  • Experience with fluorescence assays and techniques
  • Experience with statistical analysis of complex data sets

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: Mid Level

Job Summary:

NanoString Technologies is seeking an experienced Scientist to join our Product Development team.  In this position, S/he will work with a cross functional team to develop new molecular diagnostic and companion diagnostic products with a particular focus in Oncology.  S/he will be responsible for developing and validating novel diagnostic gene signature assays on the nCounter Dx Analysis System.  S/he will be required to design experiments to test gene signature assays and analyze genomics/gene expression data, write test plans and reports, and work cross functionally to transfer reagents and assay testing procedures to a production or clinical environment.  S/he also will be required to use molecular biology techniques to develop new molecular diagnostic reagents.  S/he will be expected to provide technical leadership and communicate results to the cross functional team, as well as contribute as an individual researcher. 

Essential Functions:

  • Use molecular biology techniques to develop and validate new molecular diagnostic reagents for use in diagnostic gene signature assays
  • Design experiments to test the sensitivity, specificity, and reproducibility of new diagnostic gene signature assays
  • Analyze genomics data  
  • Develop assay procedures required for new gene signature assays
  • Work as part of cross functional team to deliver new diagnostic products on tight timelines

Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, or related field with a minimum of two years of relevant post-doctoral or work experience, or an M.S. with a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience.
  • Detailed understanding of state-of-the-art molecular biology techniques
  • Extensive knowledge of nucleic acid manipulation and characterization techniques (i.e., NGS, Q-PCR or hybridization assays)
  • Preferences for experience working in an ISO certified or QSR certified facility and experience developing products for the life sciences and/or molecular diagnostics industries
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills exemplified by clear oral presentations and written documentation
  • Familiarity with software tools used for the analysis of gene expression data
  • Familiarity with a statistical analysis package is strongly 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.

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 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 Functions:

  • 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

Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • 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 working in the 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
  • Experience with design and development of consumables
  • 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
  • Flow cell design and fabrication
  • Experience operating machine shop equipment: Mill, lathe, laser cutter, 3D printer, etc.
  • Wet bench 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.

Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Description:

We are seeking a Software Engineer, Research Engineer, or Scientist to join our Research & Development group. 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, chemists, hardware/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 software to extract data from images to yield sequencing results. 

Essential functions:

  • Experience with advanced mathematics and algorithm development associated with image analysis and image processing
  • Translation of prototype Matlab code into commercial code
  • Develop software to run on a commercial instrument

Requirements:

  • M.S., or Ph.D. in electrical engineering, computer science, bioengineering, physics, biophysics, mathematics, or related field
  • 3-8 years experience,2 years of industrial experience
  • Experience with advanced mathematics and algorithm development associated with image analysis and image processing
  • Experience with image processing: affine transformation, registration, feature extraction, filtering, segmentation, and feature extraction
  • Experience with parallel processing technologies and algorithms
  • A hands-on orientation toward fast algorithm/automation prototyping, experimental verification and rapid concept/idea testing
  • Proficiency in C#, and open CV

Additional experience preferred:

  • Experience in software development in a commercial environment
  • Design, modification, development, writing and implementation of software programming applications.
  • Proficiency in C# and C++ in a Visual Studio development environment.
  • Ability to follow configuration management best practices. Experience with Microsoft TFS and VSS.
  • Automation of instrument control, image acquisition, and data transfer
  • Knowledge of basic optics (fluorescent and diffraction limited microscopy especially)
  • Experience with CUDA and utilization of GPUs for acceleration of image/data processing
  • Translation of Matlab code into commercial software
  • Automation of repetitive activities through script-level programing and/or .net.
  • Knowledge of Cloud computing

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: Mid Level

Job Description:

We are seeking a Scientist or 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 chemistry, consumables and hardware as well as extensive wet bench work. The applicant will be expected to automate Hyb and Seq sample prep, and optimize cartridge designs driven by experimental results to deliver the best performance of the system.

Essential functions:

  • Develop sample prep automation for the Hyb and Seq chemistry
  • Experimental testing of designs and purification/concentration strategies
  • Microfluidics design and development

Requirements:

  • PhD. in bioengineering, chemical engineering, physics, bio-physics, molecular biology or related field (more experienced B.S. or M.S. considered)
  • 5-10 years experience  
  • 3-6 years experience developing commercial products
  • Take initiatives to conceive, design and carry-out hypothesis driven feasibility experiments, understanding both theoretical and practical aspects of the experimental design
  • Experience with sample prep automation (such as liquid biopsy, FFPE, cell lysate, and RNA/DNA extraction etc)
  • Experience developing assays with low level sample input
  • Strong wet bench, and assay development skills related to consumable cartridge development
  • Strong knowledge of bio lab tools
  • Experience with sequencing technologies
  • A hands-on orientation toward experimentation and prototype development
  • Automation through script-level programing
  • Ability to work both independently and closely in collaboration with a core team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of microfluidic cartridge fabrication techniques

Additional qualifications include:

  • Experience with hardware/consumable development for genomics or fluidics
  • 3D CAD expertise (preferably in SolidWorks)
  • Experience with commercial microfluidic applications
  • Experience with design/selection of hardware to control microfluidics: pumps, valves, and manifolds.
  • Understanding of microscopy techniques
  • Experience with nucleic acid chemistry
  • Experience with magnetic bead based purification techniques and automated products
  • Experience with fluorescence assays and techniquesExperience with statistical analysis of complex data sets

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:

NanoString is seeking an experienced and technology-savvy molecular biologist or biochemist, to join our Research & Development group.  This position will have a leading role in developing sequencing based assays using Hyb & SeqTM, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology.  S/he will lead NGS assay development by interacting and coordinating with a highly interdisciplinary group of technologists to create industry-leading assay products.  The successful candidate must be prepared to be a hands-on experimentalist while guiding a team in wet-lab driven research to create innovative solutions to development hurdles.  Candidates must have strong analytical skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and a track record of building NGS panel products.

Essential Duties:

  • Apply advanced and expert scientific and product knowledge to NGS assay development projects
  • Contribute to assay product conceptualization working closely with business analyst and strategic marketing specialists
  • Establish sample preparation, quality and input requirements and assay workflows
  • Conceive, design and carry-out experiments for fast development of prototype panels for feasibility testing
  • Collaborate with analysts and programmers to develop a bioinformatics analysis pipeline
  • Design and implement assay studies to test and refine both newly developed and/or existing genomics analysis tools and pipelines
  • Work interactively with biophysicists, nucleic-acid chemists, fluorescence imaging specialists, and hardware and software engineers for full system development

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Life / Physical Sciences
  • 7+ years of combined industry and post-doctoral work experience in NGS, with significant portion dedicated to NGS panel assay development
  • 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
  • Expert in navigating and extracting information from publicly available databases (NCBI, UCSC, Ensembl, 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 microfluidic devices
Experience leading small teams for assay development 

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.

IND123

#LI-MS1

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:

  • 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:

NanoString is seeking an experienced and technology-savvy Bioinformatics Scientist to join our Research & Development group.  This position will have a leading role in identifying content and developing sequencing based assays using Hyb & SeqTM, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology.  S/he will lead content development for NGS assays by interacting and coordinating with a highly interdisciplinary group of technologists to create industry-leading assay products.  The successful candidate must have broad knowledge of research use and clinical content development on NGS platforms in oncology and/or infectious disease.  Candidates must have strong analytical skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and a track record of identifying content and building NGS panel products.

Essential Functions:

  • Apply advanced and expert scientific and product knowledge to NGS assay development projects
  • Contribute to assay product conceptualization working closely with business analyst, assay development team, and strategic marketing specialists
  • Identify key targeted biological markets for assay development
  • Conceive, design and carry-out data-mining analyses of available data-sources for content identification and selection
  • Collaborate with analysts and programmers to develop bioinformatics analysis methods
  • Design and implement content identification methods to leverage key features of the platform and leverage new and existing analysis tools
  • Collaborate with bioinformatics team to integrate content analysis with full portfolio of genomic/transcriptomic product development efforts

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics/Life/Physical/Computer Sciences
  • 4+ years of combined industry and post-doctoral work experience in NGS assay (panel) and content development (M.S. with 7+ years of relevant work experience will be considered)
  • Experience developing content for clinical and research applications / assays utilizing NGS
  • 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 developing NGS bioinformatics pipelines / tools
  • Experience working with business analyst / software development teams to define user and software requirements for NGS analysis tools

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:

NanoString Technologies is seeking an energetic, outgoing, and detailed-oriented Project Manager to join our team.  This position will have a leading role in managing the development of a new instrument platform including instrumentation, consumables, and reagents for Hyb & SeqTM, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology. Responsibilities include managing internal and external development teams including design firms, OEM / contract manufacturing vendors, and reagent process development and design transfer from Concept Phase through Commercialization Phase, according to our ISO 13485 compliant design & development lifecycle.  Scope includes high complexity, multidiscipline, large-size projects.  This mid to senior-level Project Manager will work across R&D, Quality, Regulatory, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and external subject matter experts.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage and track contract deliverables, milestones, and change control with external vendors
  • Develop work breakdown structure, timelines, integration points, and track progress metrics
  • Define and drive execution of development iteration 'sprints' and facilitate design reviews
  • Manage execution and track progress of key performance metrics for internal process and product development activities including stability, yield, and COGS
  • Contribute to vendor evaluation and sourcing strategy selections
  • Establish and maintain components of the product's Design History File (DHF)
  • Budget generation, tracking, reconciliation, and reporting
  • Communicate and formally present project status to senior management

Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • Experience managing medical device instrumentation (Class II/III), IVD, or GMP reagent chemistry development, process development, design transfer, and manufacturing projects highly desired
  • Direct experience managing external vendors and global development teams
  • Experienced in Risk Management and knowledge in BS EN ISO 14971:2012 preferred
  • Comfortable working within electronic quality management systems (e.g. MasterControl, Agile)
  • Minimum of 5 year working directly as a Project or Program Manager
  • BS degree or higher in a technical discipline required; engineering preferred, MBA a plus
  • PMP certification or University Project Management certificate highly desired

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:

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:

  • 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: Mid Level

Job Summary:

NanoString is seeking an experienced molecular biologist or biochemist to join the Advanced Sequencing Applications group.  This position will have a leading role in developing sequencing based applications using Hyb & Set, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology.  They will interact and coordinate with a highly interdisciplinary group of technologists as well as external collaborators.  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 and/or using advanced NGS products. Initial Projects will include developing long read sequencing applications, Immuno-oncology sequencing applications.

Essential Duties:

  • 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.
  • Work with external partners to ensure the success of collaborative projects
  • Understand the needs and future demands of Clinical Sequencing Customers

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Life Sciences with 4+ years of combined industry and post-doctoral work experience in NGS, with significant portion dedicated to applying NGS to customers challenges
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and develop solutions to challenging problems.
  • Extensive hands-on, state-of-the-art molecular biology experience
  • Experience working with clinically relevant sample types such as FFPE, whole blood and plasma
  • 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
  • Familiarity with commonly used algorithms for alignment and variant calling (SNV, InDel, CNV, Fusion, etc.)
  • Experience in cancer genomics (knowledge of oncogenic pathways) and/or infectious disease genomics

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: Mid Level

Job Description

​Nanostring is seeking an experienced software (SW) product manager/business analyst to join the Research & Development group.  The Diagnostics Sequencing SW Product Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the software requirements for our Hyb & SeqTM instrument, a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) technology. 

In this position you will collaborate with marketing, software, hardware engineers and designers to lead projects through discovery, prototyping, presentation, requirements writing and translation of details to the development team.  Experience with NGS and IVD diagnostic products is strongly preferred. Medical device experience is required.

You will own the success of delivering against project goals.  To be successful, you are creative, collaborative, process-friendly, and have the ability to work simultaneously towards both short- and long-term project goals. Join our team and help us unlock the power of the genome!

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for overall specification of software requirements for a novel diagnostic instrument and software platform for sequencing, including both on instrument workflow and downstream analysis
  • Identify, select and manage outside SW solutions firms to bridge product development and commercialization needs with required expertise
  • Own creation and iteration of general product requirements and detailed software specifications
  • Work collaboratively with R&D product team, software team, regulatory, quality, and marketing stakeholders to understand short-term and long-term objectives for the product
  • Serve as a liaison between Marketing and Development in identifying priorities for key software features, conducting hazard analyses, and developing software feature roadmap for the product
  • Establish detailed SW, hazard/risk, and human factors documentation compatible with regulatory requirements for Class II and/or Class III medical products
  • Create wireframes, write detailed user requirements, and own overall product usability and feature set
  • Document and communicate software requirements to ensure that they are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, verifiable, and that they conform to standards
  • Be actively engaged with the design teams and assist project team members in requirements refinement during the product development life cycle
  • Proactively monitor product/market trends of implementing cutting-edge software solutions/architectures

Qualifications and Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • Three or more years of experience in requirements analysis and specification
  • Experience in NGS is required
  • Experience with IVD or other medical products (preferably diagnostic products) is required
  • Experience driving the development of software from concept phase through validation
  • Prior exposure to molecular biology, bioinformatics, and/or sequence technology is preferred
  • Solid understanding of all phases of the software product development lifecycle
  • Experience interviewing both technical and non-technical users and stakeholders to gather requirements and facilitate the identification and finalization of design decisions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent presentation skills.
  • Demonstrable experience designing product workflows based on user/stakeholder research.
  • Skilled at documenting design goals and requirements for instrument and software workflow, as well as user requirements
  • Working knowledge of medical device requirements including: Quality System Regulation (21 CFR 820), IEC 62366, ISO 13485, ISO 14971
  • Experience and understanding of IEC 62366/HE75 standard requirements. Applicable in-practice experience of utilizing IEC 62366 standard requirements as part of product design
  • Experience in conducting hazard and/or risk analysis related to software features
  • Ability to work both independently and closely in collaboration with a core product team
  • Ability to present to various groups including project team leads and the executive team
  • A Bachelor's degree in a biology-related field OR a computer science-related field is 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.

Service/Engineering

Department: Service/Engineering

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Job Summary:

The Manager, Sustaining Engineering is responsible for leading the Instrument and Cartridge Sustaining engineering function within the Operations Organization. The Manager, Sustaining Engineering is responsible for providing the engineering leadership for the Operations organization and management of the Sustaining Engineering team.  Primary support includes ongoing improvements to cost, quality, and Manufacturing efficiency through new and existing OEM partnerships for our Instrument and Cartridge product lines.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages the Sustaining Engineering staff in the support of programs to assure that existing and new Instrument and Cartridge designs can be manufactured cost effectively.
  • Reviews new Instrument and Cartridge product designs for manufacturability, provides oversight of pilot production for new products and assists with the development of manufacturing-related inputs to new product teams.
  • Leads Sustaining Engineering staff in the preparation and maintenance of procedures and instructions in an ISO-13485/GMP environment;
  • Responsible for research, development, and documentation of practices, processes, manufacturing flow, facilities and tooling development necessary to support the manufacture of Instrument and Cartridge products in an efficient and cost effective manner.
  • Leads the development of manufacturing test systems for both hardware and software.
  • In partnership with the Quality Organization, provide technical solutions for Manufacturing or customer issues.
  • Develops schedules and ensures milestones are met, work is prioritized and that adequate resources are made available to support such schedules.
  • Provides technical assistance and training to production work teams.
  • Leads overall technical strategy with assistance of the Operations leadership team with the development of department direction and plans to carry out overall operations plans and functions. Actively participates in strategic and tactical planning.
  • Establishes annual "smart" goals for personnel in support of growth and meeting departmental objectives.
  • Coaches and mentors staff towards overall development and growth
  • Assures that departmental training tools are in place and that periodic training is scheduled and held as appropriate.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering required. Masters preferred. 
  • 5 to 10 years related experience in an operational environment in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. Prior design, molding, or automation experience a plus. Experience in high volume manufacturing as well as manual assembly operations.
  • Manufacturing experience in an ISO=13485 (Medical Device)/GMP environment
  • Minimum 2 years engineering management (or lead) experience
  • Ability to coordinate and facilitate discussions between Operations, Quality, R&D, Service and/or Customers regarding the design and manufacture of Instrument and Cartridge products
  • Ability to understand and apply Risk Analysis and FMEA concepts.
  • Have a proven track record working with SolidWorks CAD software and Enterprise Product Data Management (EPDM)
  • Knowledge of microfluidics systems and micro fabrication techniques.
  • Understanding of metal stamping, progressive dies, injection molding, and high cavitation tooling preferred
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Process-oriented mentality
  • Strong problem solving capabilities
  • Strong project management skills

IND123

#LI-MS1


IT

Department: IT

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Systems Administrator II is responsible for the stable operation of the company network and systems. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all network hardware, software, servers, storage, and communication links as well as working alongside the support team to help resolve systems issues. This individual works closely with the IT service desk team.

Essential Functions:

  • Organize and maintain Active Directory and Group Policy Objects
  • Build and support virtualized infrastructure
  • Manage Cisco and Microsoft Remote Access technologies
  • Optimize and support backup and recovery systems
  • Develop scripts to automate daily job functions
  • SQL Server administration
  • Establish dashboards, metrics, and reports of systems infrastructure performance
  • Document workflows, processes, procedures, and configurations of infrastructure services
  • Work with a wide range of complex technologies
  • Rotating on-call schedule

Qualifications and Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • At least 3 years of systems administration experience
  • Professional experience with the following:
  • Active Directory
  • Cisco Unified Communications systems
  • Cisco Network Technologies (Switches, Routers, ASAs, security, DMZ)
  • MS System Center (SCOM & SCCM)
  • Cisco Telepresence technologies (including WebEx)
  • MS Server and security technologies
  • PowerShell scripting
  • Virtualization technologies
  • Storage area networks
  • MS Exchange
  • Office 365
  • On call availability

Familiarity with some of the following technologies and concepts desired:

  • MS SQL Server
  • MySQL
  • MS Dynamics products (CRM, NAV specifically)
  • Scribe
  • VMWare Virtualization
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Experience with enterprise-class hardware from Cisco and HP
  • Familiarity working in a regulated environment (ISO, FDA, SOX)
  • Biotech or manufacturing background
  • Relevant training or experience

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: IT

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

​Job Summary:

This hands-on supervisory role is responsible for providing leadership to the IT Help Desk team and to ensure quality customer service, availability and timely delivery of IT Services to end users. The supervisor will also provide coaching, managerial, technical and process related support to members of the IT Help Desk team.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans, coordinates and supervises the daily operations and workload for IT Help Desk team, ensuring adherence to departmental policy and procedures and provides metrics on IT Help Desk activities, performance and operational issues.
  • Responsible for the management of all tier I customer relations and provide effective issue resolution.
  • Responsible for the ongoing management of IT processes and procedures to drive service level improvements.
  • Responsible for managing and setting SLAs and internal customer exceptions.
  • Monitor issue trends and anticipate potential problems for proactive resolution management.
  • Act as an escalation point for IT Help Desk team as well as internal customers.
  • Set goals and objectives for IT Help Desk team.
  • Assists in daily operation of the Help Desk, which includes, but is not limited to: resolving service requests through hands-on work with PCs, laptops, printers, handheld devices, servers and all other associated computer peripherals and software.

Qualifications and Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrates sound judgement, problem solving, decision making, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Process oriented with strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated and customer service focused.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with a positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with all levels of the organization, from peers to management and executives.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities in a fast pace environment.
  • Adept in troubleshooting basic IT issues.
  • Experience with Windows 8 and 10 and MS Office.
  • Experience with Microsoft cloud based services.
  • Experience with iPhones and other mobile devices.
  • Experience with Windows Server technologies.
  • Experience with CRM and ERP systems, preferably, MS Dynamics applications.
  • Experience with Cisco IP telephony and voice/video conferencing applications.
  • Participate in the on-call rotation.

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.

Manufacturing

Department: Manufacturing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Research Associate II 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 demonstrates the ability 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 Functions:

  • Follow detailed work instructions according to process, product, and Quality System requirements
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing teammates and leaders 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
  • Process ERP/NAV tasks as assigned
  • Perform data analysis and trending of production items, including troubleshooting with guidance
  • Assist with Document revisions
  • Assist with inventory management and ordering as needed
  • Assist with preparation of Quality System documentation, such as NCMR and Deviations
  • Build collaborative working relationships within the group and with other Manufacturing groups, as needed
  • Demonstrate technical understanding of assigned process
  • Demonstrate ability to train experience teammates on assigned processes

Qualifications and Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • BS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or a related life science
  • Typically requires 2 years of relevant laboratory experience
  • Strong analytical, organizational, documentation, and communication capabilities
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet defined deadlines with flexibility for shifting priorities
  • 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)
  • Detail-oriented and diligent
  • Follows directions with minimal supervision
  • Experience performing Molecular Biology protocols and meticulous pipetting technique
  • Technical writing skills
  • This position is a Tuesday-Saturday day shift.

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.

Operations

Department: Operations

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

Manages the development, planning and implementation of environmental, industrial, health and safety programs across two facilities (0.3 miles apart) Maintains health and safety policies and procedures (hazard identification evaluation and control, MSDS, hazardous materials/waste management, site permits, ergonomics, emergency preparedness, fire/life safety, illness and injury prevention and building safety). May oversee compliance training and inspect lab and plant areas to ensure compliance with global occupational safety and health standards.  Monitors performance of Environmental Health and Safety programs and regulatory compliance with all global EH&S regulations, and handles all contact with the appropriate government agencies.  

Essential Duties:

  • Proactively manages NanoString’s health and safety programs and provides leadership in a zero-accident culture, establishing best practice standards, continuously improving company safety efforts, auditing against expectations and keeping leadership appraised of status.
  • Ensure compliance with local, State (WISHA), and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations. Maintains a system for reporting, monitoring, and correcting safety problems.
  • Serves as primary liaison between applicable regulatory and government agencies.   Files and or posts reports as required by external legal and convening agencies such as OSHA 300/300A Logs, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, Washington State Department of Ecology, etc.
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships across groups and with individuals at all levels, resulting in trust, alignment, cooperation and mutual support in achieving corporate goals. Ensures that health and safety programs are value-added and engages in ongoing collaboration efforts relative to further engaging staff in health and safety initiatives company wide.
  • Conducts health and safety compliance audits as appropriate.
  • Conducts project risk assessments, job safety analyses and job hazard analyses to determine appropriate planning, personal protective gear (PPE), required equipment, action limits, and training requirements. Prepares or coordinates preparation of project-specific health and safety plans (HASPs) and necessary Standard Operating Procedures. Conducts or coordinates project site inspections to ensure that health and safety requirements are being met.
  • Develops and conducts occupational safety, health and environmental training and educational programs in accordance with company requirements.
  • Acts as a liaison with clients, authorities and industry organizations so that the company is informed with respect to the most current industry standards. Maintains current knowledge of regulatory requirements and utilizes that knowledge to determine the most effective ways to meet health and safety needs.
  • Educate Management on Safety and Environmental best practices, prevention and how to work around/with hazardous substances.
  • Manages hazardous waste and universal waste collection and removal programs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Health & Safety, Industrial Engineering, or related degree.
  • Experience in ISO environmental management systems preferred
  • 5+ years of progressive professional experience developing, implementing and managing Health & Safety programs in a Biotech or Medical Device industries preferred.
  • Certified Safety Management Practitioner (CSMP) and/or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) highly preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of local, WA state and federal health and safety regulations.
  • Proven experience successfully managing multiple priorities and projects with critical deadlines; exceptional planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to build trust and confidence with leadership and operations teams and influence change through comprehensive risk assessments and safety data analysis.
  • Strong PC skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Hands on health, safety and environmental training.
  • Ability to be on rotating call for emergencies.

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.

IND123

#LI-MS1

 

Key words, environmental, health, and safety


Research and Development

Department: Research and Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Process Engineer is responsible for developing, implementing, and troubleshooting new methods to be used in manufacturing in support of the release of new products. This individual is responsible for the design and scale-up of processes, instruments, and equipment from the laboratory through the pilot plant and manufacturing process. In addition, this individual may establish operating equipment specifications to improve manufacturing techniques, in addition to new product design and development.

For this role, we are looking for an individual with a strong background in chemistry development and manufacturing.  This could include background of organic synthesis, oligonucleotide synthesis and purification, fluorophore development, phosphoramidite development, or other related experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop methods for the manufacture of chemical compounds for use in nanoString products.
  • Write protocols, experimental summary reports, quality documents and other scientific literature associated with projects
  • Perform and document Risk Assessments
  • Design, document and summarize Verification and Validation studies
  • Draft SOPs, Batch Records, Specifications, and other documentation associated with process transfer to a Manufacturing environment
  • Work cooperatively in a timeline-focused, matrixed, team environment
  • Present data to product/process development teams and management representatives
  • Analyze large, complex data sets using spreadsheets and/or other data analysis packages

Requirements:

  • PhD or MS in Chemistry
  • Minimum of 10 years of industry experience in product development or process development and technology transfer
  • Understanding of product development lifecycle (development, V&V, design control, design transfer, sustaining support)
  • Extensive experience with Design-Of-Experiments (DOE) and associated analysis
  • Experience with life science research tools process development
  • Experience working with RNA/DNA/Protein/Antibody assays and protocols, including bioconjugation chemistries and biomolecule purification methods
  • Experience with oligonucleotide synthesis or HPLC method development preferred
  • Comfort working on robotics such as the nCounter instrument or liquid handing systems
  • Experience with ISO and FDA process development standards and principles including definition of critical process parameters and critical quality attributes
  • Excellent technical writing and record keeping abilities
  • Excellent analytical skills and familiarity with statistical analysis software such as JMP, Minitab, R, etc.
  • Familiarity with ISO 13485 or working within QSR environments preferred
  • Experience in Risk Management and performing Risk Analysis  e.g. FMEAs preferred
  • Comfortable working within electronic quality management systems (EQMS) e.g. MasterControl preferred

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.

IND123

#LI-MS1