Careers at NanoString

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NanoString Technologies seeks the best and the brightest to join us in our mission to provide innovative tools and technologies to researchers and scientists around the globe. Working at NanoString provides the opportunity to contribute to the discovery and development of new therapies for better patient outcomes. If you want to impact the human health and are creative, passionate, and enjoy being part of a high-energy team that thrives on scientific and product excellence, we would like to hear from you!

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program, and the opportunity to advance your professional growth and career aspirations.

NanoString Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

NanoString Technologies participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Please read the below notices, available in English and Spanish, for important information. Please go to the USCIS E-Verify website for additional information.

For more information about NanoString Technologies, please visit our company overview.

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Nanostring is always interested in knowing the best and the brightest talent. If you do not see a job that matches your background at this time we encourage you to apply for this future emploment posting. This will help us find you if a new need arises that fits your experience. Please continue to view our career page as well but this will help the relationship begin.

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***

 

 


Accounting & Finance

Department: Accounting & Finance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

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

Essential Functions:

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

Requirements:

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

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Department: Accounting & Finance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

We are looking for an Financial Reporting Senior Accountant to assist with the coordination, preparation and publishing of all required SEC reports and filings, as well as the accounting for complex and technically challenging transactions. This role requires a motivated and detail-oriented individual capable of producing a high-quality work product and comfortable working under deadlines. On a quarterly and annual basis this role will assist in the preparation of financial statements, footnotes and other content shared with the public, will be a key internal contact for the external auditors, and an internal resource for technical accounting topics.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements and footnotes for required SEC reports and filings (10-Q’s, 10-K’s, 8-K’s, etc.), including XBRL tagging and ensuring compliance with US GAAP and SEC requirements.
  • Assist with technical accounting on complex transactions, including research and documentation associated with various topics such as revenue recognition, share-based compensation, lease accounting, etc.
  • Monitor activity of the FASB, SEC and other authoritative bodies to identify the potential impact of new accounting guidance.
  • Assist Investor Relations with preparation of quarterly earnings releases.
  • Assist Legal department with preparation of annual proxy statement and other financing-related SEC filings.
  • On a monthly basis, prepare share-based compensation supporting calculations and reconcile equity-related financial statement accounts.
  • Assist with SOX-related compliance procedures, including monitoring controls and requests from internal and external auditors.

 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of progressive experience and demonstrated growth in accounting and/or finance positions
  • Strong understanding of SEC reporting and GAAP
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to research areas of technical accounting complexity and apply the applicable guidance
  • Ability to explain accounting topics in an understandable and logical manner
  • Previous audit experience, especially through public accounting, is strongly preferred
  • Highly detail-oriented with excellent time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field.
  • CPA required
  • Experience in writing financial statements is preferred

Other:

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Department: Accounting & Finance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Job Summary:

Revenue Manager will lead team and relevant functions to ensure timely completion of the close process with a focus on the accuracy of revenue reporting (both from management and external reporting perspectives).  Revenue manager will develop strategies with the revenue team to complete process improvements and efficiencies, organizational goals and successful implementation and execution of SOX internal controls.  A strong candidate is expected to mentor and develop staff in terms of technical growth as well as the completion of the team and individual goals. The ideal Revenue Manager should possess leadership, strong communication, and project management skills

Essential Duties:

  • Manage the timely completion of all monthly revenue accounting close efforts.  Revenue close efforts include the processing and calculation of complex transactions including multiple deliverable arrangements, invoicing and credit memo coordination, conduct cut-off procedures and prepare auditable revenue and deferred revenue account reconciliations
  • Lead completion of collaboration calculations and relevant entries.  Ensure compliance with revenue recognition rules and treatment of collaboration agreements utilizing the proportional performance model   
  • Complete and implement process improvements in accordance with SOX internal controls
  • Oversee staffing levels, development, and performance
  • Perform technical research and interpretations to ensure proper revenue recognition in accordance with company policy and revenue recognition accounting standards
  • Complete monthly and quarterly review checklist and reconciliation procedures maintained in FloQast.    
  • Direct source of contact for all revenue audit requests, documentation, and testing

 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of biotech or related public accounting experience
  • 1+ years of management experience
  • CPA designation preferred
  • Excellent leadership, communication and project management skills
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP revenue standards and related pronouncements and experience in their application for revenue recognition
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products with advanced Excel skills

 

Other:

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Regulatory Affairs

Department: Regulatory Affairs

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

Job Description:

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

Essential Duties:

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

Requirements:

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

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IND123

Department: Regulatory Affairs

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Senior International Regulatory Affairs Specialist creates, evaluates and completes International regulatory projects consistent with the company goals. This individual is responsible for assembling regulatory submissions and international dossiers to various territories.

Essential Duties:

  • Oversees 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. EU, Asia, South/Central America).
  • Author and prepare documentation for International product registrations in responsible regions (i.e. EU, Asia and South/Central America) including; first-time registrations, renewals, 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 of relevant regulations, including proposed and final rules.
  • Interprets RA policies and guidance and correctly applies them as regulatory activities.
  • Provides regulatory advice and serves as the expert in international regulatory affairs for new product development  
  • Review and approve labeling, marketing, materials for International markets.
  • Provides regulatory updates senior management. Maintains current knowledge of global regulations and new guidance documents and advice appropriate parties within the company.

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
  • Minimum 4+ years of international regulatory experience with medical device regulations
  • Previous experience with global regulatory filings (i.e. Japan, China, Korea, SEA and LATAM)
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to influence others in a positive and effective manner
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to support multiple projects
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Expert at writing, reviewing and editing technical documents.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams from diverse disciplines and culture.
  • Experience identifying, communicating and solving regulatory issues with project reams and management.
  • Desired skills/experience:
  • Previous experience with global IVD submissions
  • Previous experience effectively communicating/presenting information and responding to questions from managers, customers, and other cross-functional teams while maintaining a high level of professionalism. 
  • Additional languages beyond English (to be able to communicate on a regular basis at a business/technical level)

Other:

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Research & Development

Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

The Biostatistician I ensures statistical integrity and accuracy of research data and performs statistical design, modeling, and analyses.  This individual provides statistical summaries and reports of studies in support of product development, content development, and works with scientists and engineers to ensure proper use of statistical methodology and interpretation of results.  This individual will contribute to the development and expansion of data analysis methods and tools for the nCounter and other platforms.

Essential Duties:

  • Development and discovery of gene-expression based signatures diagnostics
  • Development of novel statistical methodology for the analysis of gene expression, proteomics and sequence data 
  • High-level applied analyses of gene expression and multiomics data
  • Statistical consultations with scientists throughout the company
  • Development of software to help biologists analyze omics data
  • Contribute to analysis of data for internal projects, external collaborators, as well as fee-for-service analysis projects
  • Work in collaboration with statisticians, bioinformaticists, and biologists
  • R&D efforts of your own devising

 

Requirements:

  • Master's or Ph.D. in statistics/biostatistics
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Advanced R programming skills
  • Graduate-level coursework in applied statistics
  • Knowledge of molecular/systems biology strongly desirable
  • Knowledge of cancer biology strongly desirable
  • Experience in genomics and machine learning desirable
  • Experience in Python or other programming language preferred
  • Proven history of problem solving using statistical methods and tools in genomics

Other:

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString Technologies is seeking an energetic and highly motivated senior/lead Software Test Engineer to join our Software Engineering team.  The Software Test Engineer is responsible for planning and executing software integration testing and system verification testing of embedded software products on Microsoft Windows in accordance with NanoString’s ISO 13485 quality system procedures.  You will coordinate and review the work of other SW Test Engineers, review requirements, and participate in test design and test execution for a fully-automated digital gene sequencing platform with embedded touchscreen, local web, and cloud interface.  A successful candidate will have a proven ability to independently prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines. The Software Test Engineer 4 role requires increased autonomy, project management, and personnel supervision.  

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for test planning and design.
  • Review and update requirements for testability, traceability, and completeness.
  • Participate in risk analysis.
  • Estimate team effort on testing tasks.
  • Develop and execute test plans and protocols.
  • Review test protocols developed by other team members.
  • Coordinate testing activities among team members, including both manual and automated testing.
  • Write test reports.
  • Document traceability to ensure that the system software meets all requirements.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in a software test role which includes testing software on a Microsoft Windows platform.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, design, and execute software tests.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate the work of others.
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of QSR Design Control (FDA 21 CFR Part 820) and/or IEC 62304 highly desired.
  • System test experience for class II or III medical device highly desired.
  • Experience with next generation sequencing software highly desired.
  • Experience developing test automation a plus.

Other:

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  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString Technologies is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Senior Level Software Engineer (Level 4) to join our the Research & Development group. Experience with NGS or IVD diagnostic software applications is strongly preferred.

A qualified candidate will be part of a team responsible for planning and building of software for current and future versions of high-end research and diagnostic instruments on fully-automated digital genomics platforms with embedded touchscreens, local web, “cloud” and mobile interfaces. You will be responsible for the design, development and unit testing of software products in accordance with NanoString’s ISO 13485 and IEC 62304 quality system procedures.

Essential Duties:

  • BS in computer science, engineering or closely related field
  • >7 years experience designing and developing commercial SW applications
  • Design optimal solutions for unique software application in embedded and Windows environments.
  • Create clear, complete software architecture and design documentation as well as other quality deliverables including estimations and risk analysis worksheets.
  • Code scalable web applications using Visual Studio 2017
  • Work with Microsoft TFS for ALM including version control/configuration management.
  • Create and execute manual and automated unit tests
  • Review and provide insightful feedback on documentation including software architecture, requirements, design documents, test protocols, operating procedures, project plans, etc.
  • Ability to work closely with QA and software test engineers to ensure the quality and robustness of all customer-facing and internal software
  • Strong written communication skills and proven ability to thoroughly document requirements, architecture, and design of software systems

Requirements:

  • Web development experience with Angular 5 frameworks and Polymer components
  • Experience using MVC design pattern with Visual Studio 2017 using .NET Core C#
  • Experience with Amazon AWS, Docker Containers
  • Work with Microsoft TFS for ALM including version control/configuration management.
  • Experience working in an ISO 62304, ISO 13485, or ISO 9001 qualified organization

Other:

  • See benefits at NanoString
  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString Technologies is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Senior Level Software Engineer (Level 4) to join our the Research & Development group. Experience with NGS or IVD diagnostic software applications is strongly preferred.

A qualified candidate will be part of a team responsible for planning and building of software for current and future versions of high-end research and diagnostic instruments on fully-automated digital genomics platforms with embedded touchscreens, local web, “cloud” and mobile interfaces. You will be responsible for the design, development and unit testing of software products in accordance with NanoString’s ISO 13485 and IEC 62304 quality system procedures.

Essential Duties:

  • BS in computer science, engineering or closely related field
  • >7 years experience designing and developing commercial SW applications
  • Design optimal solutions for unique software application in embedded and Windows environments.
  • Create clear, complete software architecture and design documentation as well as other quality deliverables including estimations and risk analysis worksheets.
  • Code scalable web applications using Visual Studio 2017
  • Work with Microsoft TFS for ALM including version control/configuration management.
  • Create and execute manual and automated unit tests
  • Review and provide insightful feedback on documentation including software architecture, requirements, design documents, test protocols, operating procedures, project plans, etc.
  • Ability to work closely with QA and software test engineers to ensure the quality and robustness of all customer-facing and internal software
  • Strong written communication skills and proven ability to thoroughly document requirements, architecture, and design of software systems

Requirements:

  • Web development experience with Angular 5 frameworks and Polymer components
  • Experience using MVC design pattern with Visual Studio 2017 using .NET Core C#
  • Experience with Amazon AWS, Docker Containers
  • Work with Microsoft TFS for ALM including version control/configuration management.
  • Experience working in an ISO 62304, ISO 13485, or ISO 9001 qualified organization

Other:

  • See benefits at NanoString
  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString Technologies is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Senior Level Software Engineer (Level 4) to join our the Research & Development group. A qualified candidate will be part of a team responsible for planning and building of software for current and future versions of high-end research and diagnostic instruments on fully-automated digital genomics platforms with embedded touchscreens, local web, "cloud" and mobile interfaces. You will be responsible for the design, development and unit testing of clinical and enterprise-level research software products in accordance with NanoString's ISO 13485 and IEC 62304 quality system procedures.

Requirements:

  • BS in computer science, engineering or closely related field
  • Strong written communication skills and proven ability to thoroughly document requirements, architecture, and design of software systems
  • >7 years experience designing and developing commercial Web applications
  • Web UX development utilizing Angular (2+) framework
  • Experience using MVC design pattern with Visual Studio 2017 using .NET Core, C#
  • Create clear, complete design documentation as well as other quality deliverables including estimations and input to risk analysis reports.
  • Create and execute manual and automated unit tests
  • Review and provide insightful feedback on documentation including software architecture, requirements, design documents, test protocols, operating procedures, project plans, etc.
  • Ability to work closely with QA and software test engineers to ensure the quality and robustness of all customer-facing and internal software

Additional Qualifications a Plus:

  • Experience designing reusable Polymer web components
  • Experience with Amazon AWS, Docker Containers
  • Work with Microsoft TFS for ALM including version control/configuration management.
  • Experience working in an ISO 62304, ISO 13485, or ISO 9001 qualified organization

Other:

  • See benefits at NanoString
  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

NanoString Technologies is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Software Test Engineer to join our Software Engineering team, which is developing software for current and future versions of high-end research and diagnostic instruments on fully-automated digital genomics platforms.  The Software Test Engineer 2 is responsible for software integration testing and system verification testing of embedded software products on Microsoft Windows in accordance with NanoString’s ISO 13485 quality system procedures.  Responsibilities include requirements review/analysis, test protocol development and execution, and report writing, all consistent with FDA medical device regulations.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop and execute test protocols.
  • Contribute to test planning and design.
  • Contribute to effort estimates on testing tasks.
  • Review and update requirements for testability, traceability, and completeness.
  • Review test protocols developed by other team members.
  • Write test reports.
  • Document traceability to ensure that the system software meets all quality requirements.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • 4+ years of experience in a software test role which includes testing software on a Microsoft Windows platform.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, design, and execute software tests.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of FDA 21 CFR Part 820 Design Control and/or IEC 62304 highly desired.
  • System test experience for class II or III medical device highly desired.
  • Experience with Risk Analysis a plus.
  • Experience with developing test automation a plus.
  • Experience with embedded software a 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.

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Biostatistician II ensures statistical integrity and accuracy of research data and performs statistical design, modeling, and analyses. This individual provides statistical summaries and reports of studies in support of product development, and works with scientists and engineers to ensure proper use of statistical methodology and interpretation of results.

Essential Duties:

  • Development of gene-expression based diagnostics
  • Development of novel statistical methodology for the analysis of gene expression, proteomics and sequence data 
  • High-level applied analyses of gene expression and multiomics data
  • Statistical consultations with scientists throughout the company
  • Development of software to help biologists analyze omics data
  • Work in collaboration with statisticians and biologists
  • R&D efforts of your own devising

Requirements:

  • Master's or Ph.D. in statistics/biostatistics
  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience
  • Advanced R programming skills
  • Graduate-level coursework in applied statistics
  • Knowledge of molecular/systems biology desirable
  • Knowledge of cancer biology desirable
  • Experience in genomics and machine learning desirable

Other:

  • See benefits at NanoString
  • NanoString is an EOE
  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

Nanostring is seeking an experienced SW business analyst to join the Research & Development group.  This SW Business Analyst II will be responsible for all aspects of the software requirements for a new customer-facing web portal that will allow NanoString customers to design and order Custom Capture probes for the Hyb & SeqTM instrument that we are developing.  The Hyb & Seq instrument is a novel single-molecule hybridization-based next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology. 

In this position, you will collaborate with marketing, software developers and testers, and R&D scientists to lead software projects through discovery, prototyping, presentation, requirements writing and translation of details to the development team.  Experience with NGS is required, and experience with web application development is strongly preferred. Prior experience working with external/outsourced software development partners 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 Duties:

  • Responsible for overall specification of software requirements for a web-based probe portal that will allow customers to design and order custom capture probes used on our Hyb & Seq instrument. 
  • 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
  • Own creation and iteration of general product requirements and detailed software specifications
  • Create and iterate workflow diagrams and UI wireframes, write detailed software requirements, and own the overall functionality and usability of the product feature set
  • Document software requirements to ensure that they are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, verifiable, and that they conform to standards.
  • Communicate software requirements to development teams located both offshore and onshore and work with developers to ensure the developed product meets the needs of NanoString and our customers
  • Coordinate frequent internal demos to ensure that NanoString stakeholders have the opportunity to provide feedback on the custom designer portal during software development
  • Leverage feedback from demos to drive improvements to portal design, workflow, and implemented functionality
  • Serve as a liaison between Marketing and Development to identify priorities for key software features, conduct hazard analyses, and guide the software feature roadmap for this product
  • Work with Quality and Human Factors to ensure that both software documentation and hazard/risk documentation is compatible with regulatory requirements for Class II and/or Class III medical products
  • Actively engage R&D design teams and assist team members in refining requirements during the software development lifecycle

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a biology-related field OR a computer science-related field is required
  • Three or more years of experience in requirements analysis and specification
  • At least one year of experience with NGS sequencing is required
  • Prior exposure to molecular biology, bioinformatics, and/or sequence technology is preferred
  • Experience driving the development of software from concept phase through validation
  • Experience working with external software development partners and/or outsourcing vendors is required
  • Experience interviewing both technical and non-technical users and stakeholders to gather requirements and facilitate the identification and finalization of design decisions
  • Demonstrable experience designing product workflows based on user/stakeholder research
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent presentation skills.
  • Skilled at documenting design goals and requirements for software workflow, as well as user requirements
  • Working knowledge of medical device requirements including: Quality System Regulation (21 CFR 820), IEC 62304 Medical device software – software lifecycle processes, ISO 13485, and/or ISO 14971
  • Experience with IEC 62366 human factors as part of product design is preferred but not required
  • 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
  • Ability to collaborate easily with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience with IVD or other medical products (preferably diagnostic products) is preferred
  • Experience in conducting hazard and/or risk analysis related to software features

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Research Associate II is a hands-on, experimental science position with a focus on basic research in technologies combined with supporting current product development efforts.

Essential Duties:

  • Design, carry out and interpret experiments with limited supervision
  • Organize and communicate results to supervisor and senior management verbally and/or in writing
  • Perform 80-90% bench work on specified projects
  • Work cooperatively in a product-oriented team environment
  • Deliver results under tight timelines
  • Present data to product development teams and management representatives
  • Write protocols, experimental summary reports, quality documents and other scientific literature associated with projects
  • Analyze large, complex data sets using spreadsheets and/or other data analysis packages
  • Maintain and manipulate cell lines associated with your research

Requirements:

  • B.S. in biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or a related discipline
  • 2-4 years of hands-on experimental experience
  • Experience with protein detection methodologies, proteomics, multiplexed protein assays and handling antibodies
  • Experience with tissue culture, manipulating cells and/or modulating expression of proteins in cell lines
  • Experience with RNA and DNA sample preparation, genomics and a wide variety of nucleic acid protocols

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Department: Research & Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

NanoString Technologies is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Research Associate II/III to support Life Science Instrument Development efforts within the Research and Development (R&D) department. The ideal candidate will be detail-orientated, articulate, high-energy, organized, and able to support multiple projects in a fast paced environment. The work is highly interdisciplinary and will involve working mainly with hardware engineers and closely with biologists, pathologists and software engineers.

Essential Duties:

  • Design, carry out and interpret experiments with supervision
  • Organize and communicate results to supervisor and senior management verbally and/or in writing
  • Perform 80-90% bench work on specified projects
  • Effectively collaborate with team members, including engineers, scientists, biologists, and senior management
  • Deliver results under tight timelines
  • Present data to interdisciplinary teams and management representatives
  • Write protocols, experimental summary reports, quality documents and other scientific literature associated with projects
  • Analyze large, complex data sets using spreadsheets and/or other data analysis packages

 

Requirements:

  • B.S. in biochemistry, molecular or cellular biology or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 3-8 years of hands-on experimental experience
  • Experience with imaging and assays involving tissue preparations.
  • Experience with handling multichannel pipettes and antibodies
  • Immunohistochemistry experience is strongly desired.
  • Preference for candidates with experience working with Nanostring's nCounter technology
  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment and multi-task
  • Works independently and troubleshoots technical problems
  • Good organizational skills
  • Highly detail and quality oriented
  • Preference for candidates with industrial experience in assay or product development
  • Preference for candidates with experience working in an ISO environment or equivalent

 

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Life Sciences Marketing

Department: Life Sciences Marketing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Background:

Nanostring is seeking a Senior Product Manager to lead the development and commercialization of the instrument and software for a brand new platform called the Digital Spatial Profiler (DSP). This is a “First-to-Market” technology designed to disrupt the market and create new scientific insights. The ideal candidate will have strong product management experience, demonstrated leadership skills and a bold appetite to redefine the market.

Job Summary:

The Senior Product Manager is responsible for driving product development/enhancements programs, developing marketing strategies, promotional programs, and related activities to ensure that new and existing products meet organizational goals and expectations. This individual identifies unmet customer needs and market trends that will assist in the development of new product concepts and configurations, then works with product development teams to create great new products or enhancements. The individual stays informed of competitor products and maintains competitive comparisons and evaluations. Additional responsibilities include developing sales collateral and sales tools, including product profiles, brochures, specifications sheets, competitive analysis and white papers.

Essential Functions:

  • Define go-to-market strategy, develop product positioning and recommend pricing strategies to ensure the best possible performance versus business goals
  • Successfully collaborate across functional partners including R&D, manufacturing, and sales, in order to achieve business objectives
  • Identify partnering opportunities for complimentary third-party products which broaden or enhance the company's life science portfolio
  • Work with marketing communications professionals to develop programs and collateral materials for products on the market
  • Strategically evaluate new product and application opportunities and identify synergies with other products in the portfolio
  • Develop product launch strategies and implement launch plans
  • Identify partnering opportunities for complimentary third-party products to broaden company's portfolio
  • Manage financials for products, including sales revenue, cost, profit, marketing expense, and other product related expenses

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Technical degree in molecular biology, biochemistry or related Life Science field
  • Extensive experience in immuno-histochemistry (IHC), in situ hybridization, and/or pathology research preferred
  • Experience in commercializing instruments and software
  • MBA/PhD preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in marketing and/or product management in the Life Sciences field
  • Skilled at developing and maintaining highly effective cross functional relationships across the organization – with R&D, Product Development, Marketing and Project Management teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic – driven to produce great work products pride in professionalism and work quality
  • The ability to work independently and assist less experienced peers when necessary
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of time

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Clinical Development

Department: Clinical Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

The Clinical Trial Assistant is primarily responsible for supporting the clinical team. The CTA will manage coordination of activities and ensure timely flow of information to and from the team. S/he handles details of a highly confidential and critical nature, and must function efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced professional environment. S/he will have a proven ability to independently prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines, screen and prioritize communications and opportunities from external sources.

Essential Duties:

  • Assist in preparation of study documents including regulatory document templates, study binders, study communications and presentations
  • Assist in the preparation of study-specific training materials for site initiation visits
  • File clinical documents and maintain clinical research files (ie, central files for studies)
  • Interact with sites as needed to respond to issues
  • Participate in department project teams
  • Serve as location liaison when coordinating with other location meetings, events, departments, etc.
  • Performing other administrative duties as assigned.
  • Train and work toward proficiency in running complex molecular biology assay

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 1 years equivalent work-related experience as a CTA or study coordinator with some laboratory experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to handle highly confidential information appropriately.

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Diagnostics Sales

Department: Diagnostics Sales

City: London

State: UK

Country: United Kingdom

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

Nanostring Technologies seeks an experienced sales professional for our diagnostics division. They will report to the Country Manager France-Benelux-UK-Switzerland, where he/she will be responsible for first establishing and then growing Nanostring's Diagnostic business in the UK (key NHS Centers and  Private Centers).

The successful candidate will work closely with the Country Manager, Senior Market Access Manager & KOLs development, and European Medical Affairs Director to define Nanostring's UK commercial plan for his/her area of responsibility and its execution in the country. He/She will lead a part of the UK commercial activities of the diagnostic version of the nCounter platform and in vitro diagnostic assays, beginning with the recently approved breast cancer assay, Prosigna. This new member of the commercial team will have direct responsibility for sales revenue.

The successful candidate for the role will work extensively with the Country Manager to maximize sales revenues from the NHS Centers, and key Private Centers, and drive growth by articulating a thoughtful, evidence-based rationale for how practicing Oncologists and Pathologists can use Nanostring's diagnostic tests to improve outcomes whilst also reducing costs through the accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment of disease. You will need to be comfortable in dialoguing with the most senior thought leaders and decision-makers in the field of Oncology, also need to analyze the market and detect the best and faster opportunities to develop the business. In addition, this position will work closely with the marketing team in order to detect, organize and execute marketing activities (congresses, tradeshows, seminars…).

Essential Duties:

  • In the first two years, the goals for the Associate Regional Business Diagnostics UK, are:
  • Focus on successfully launching the Prosigna breast cancer assay in the NHS Centers: implementing Market Access strategy (using specific Budget Impact Model), maximizing sales, developing the market and increasing the test demand
  • Develop a go-to-market strategy to launch Prosigna in key Private Centers
  • Help develop commercial and activities plan for his/her area of responsibility
  • Be responsible for own performance, checking own progress against established goals in collaboration with line manager
  • Communicating feedback promptly with line manager and addressing issues accordingly
  • Make Prosigna known through marketing activities to the breast cancer community and attend the most relevant congresses and seminars. Marketing activities should be aligned with the Country and EU strategy and tactics, aligned with budget allocations and after medical affairs consultation (for relevance and compliance)
  • Develop commercial activities related to Diagnostic Business for Nanostring Technologies in UK, in line:
  • With the strategy defined by the Country Manager and approved by Nanostring Headquarters
  • With quality policies of the company
  • With local specific regulations and both local and global regulatory matters

 

Requirements:

  • Commercial (molecular) diagnostics or Pharmaceutical experience is strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of commercial leadership experience, including revenue responsibility and a proven track record of successfully launching Oncology drugs and/or diagnostics, ideally in lean and fast-paced organizations
  • Experience in Sales Development especially in growing Oncology businesses in UK.
  • Have played a key role in launching a commercially successful drug, molecular diagnostic or have experience in the sales of a companion diagnostic to the Oncology community are of particular interest.
  • Communication skills to work effectively with external constituents, such as clinicians, KOLs, as well as with internal stakeholders
  • Extensive knowledge of diagnostic market in UK
  • Specific experience in product or services in the diagnosis or treatment of breast cancer is preferred
  • Native or resident of the country, demonstrating affinity and knowledge of the country, its culture and people
  • Strong influencing and convincing skills and experience with regards to Oncologists and Pathologists
  • Flexibility and cultural sensitivity to work in a rapidly growing yet still small company
  • Able to operate autonomously yet within a structured corporate environment
  • Driven, self-motivated, independent, dependable and passionate individual with strong leadership ability and excellent project and time management skills
  • Scientific background (biologist, biochemistry, pharmacy, medicine, etc
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Good interaction with colleagues, supportive of team work.

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Department: Diagnostics Sales

City: Nashville

State: TN

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

Our Key Account Managers are responsible for driving sales growth of the Company’s diagnostic franchise and, the Prosigna Breast Cancer Assay, in identified targeted accounts.  Successful Key Account Managers work in close collaboration with Managed Markets, Marketing, Medical Affairs and Legal to achieve territory goals.  Additionally, a high priority must be given to depth of knowledge in the oncology marketplace and ongoing continued education in the clinical/scientific aspects of cancer diagnosis and treatment.  Customer segment will focus on community oncology, as well as regional and national lab partners.  

Territory: Specific Accounts in TN, AL, GA, SC, MS, AR, KY

Essential Duties:

  • Consistently achieve and exceed sales objectives in assigned territory
  • Creates and maintains strategic account-specific business plans that reflect an in-depth understanding of market forces impacting product adoption
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, access to and the ability to influence territory medical oncologists, breast cancer specialists and surgeons
  • Demonstrate and deliver strong in-depth clinical, technical and scientific knowledge in Breast Cancer/Oncology/Diagnostics to our customers
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to identify and qualify new accounts
  • Identify customer needs and deliver compelling sales messages customized to the opportunity and customer
  • Demonstrate the ability to bring value to the customer interactions by providing a high level of product expertise and customer service to all accounts
  • Track activities and submit reports on sales activities accurately & on-time
  • Manage Commercial lab relationships/collaborations to advance Nanostring’s Diagnostic business needs
  • Proactively interact with NanoString management to refine product and market initiatives
  • Effectively and efficiently prioritize, manage time, resources and workload
  • Provide clear actionable market intelligence to internal stakeholders which can aid in refining strategy 
  • Establish and utilize account management processes, field insight reporting and CRM
  • Comply with all Federal and State laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of NanoString's activities
  • Business travel, by air, train or car is required for regular internal and external business meetings.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in scientific or business discipline or related field (MBA or advanced degree is preferred)
  • A minimum of 5 years sales experience in the pharmaceutical, biotech, or oncology diagnostics
  • Successful management of a large geographic territory
  • Previous experience with launching diagnostic products is preferred.
  • Proven, documented track record for delivering consistent, 'Top-tier' sales results
  • Demonstrated clinical and scientific knowledge including deep knowledge of the oncology marketplace, required
  • Demonstrated ability to educate and influence HCP’s to adopt new medical technology
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to establish cross-functional relationships
  • Previous experience in developing & implementing attainable account plans is required
  • Strong ability to assess and interpret market trends, financial data, customer needs, and competitive intelligence data is required
  • Effectively communicate and manage all responsibilities in a remote, high travel setting
  • Ability and willingness to travel within the geographic area and other domestic travel as required >40%

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Life Sciences Sales

Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Berlin

State: Germany

Country: Germany

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

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

Essential Duties:

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

 

Requirements:

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

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Sidney

Country: Australia

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Distribution Sales Manager is accountable for revenue generation in the territory by overseeing and working with our distribution partners throughout all aspects of the sales process.  In addition to ownership of the regional distribution sales targets, this individual is responsible for new product and ongoing training of the distributors, sales forecasting (instrumentation, consumable, services), and ongoing evaluation of our sales channel efficiency.  The individual works very closely with the Field Applications Scientists, as well as Management, to leverage and develop key distributor and customer relationships. 

Essential Duties:

  • Oversee distributor relationships throughout the assigned territory.
  • Work with our distribution partners to develop cohesive tactical and strategic sales plans in order to meet or exceed sales targets
  • Work with Senior Management to evaluate sales channel efficiency throughout the region on an ongoing basis and make changes where appropriate
  • Oversee new distributor onboarding as well as ongoing training for existing partners
  • Accurately forecast sales opportunities to management team through our CRM and other means
  • Conduct sales calls, seminars, workshops, and presentations for current and potential customers throughout the region in partnership with our distributors
  • Work actively with Technical Support and Field Applications to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Represent NanoString at regional scientific conferences
  • Work with various stakeholders to ensure training on and adoption of new products and applications throughout the region

Territory: Australia, New Zealand, India

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in a related science and may have an advanced degree, certification or additional professional training
  • Typically requires seven years of relevant experience (including 5+ years in life science sales, distribution management, or other customer facing commercial roles)
  • Capital equipment sales experience is strongly preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of the sales process (lead generation, quoting, purchasing, revenue recognition) as well as a good understanding of funnel management
  • Requires knowledge and understanding of Gene Expression analysis, miRNA, and Copy Number Variation
  • Ideally possesses a working knowledge of the genomics marketplace, including Next Generation Sequencing, qPCR, and mid-density platforms
  • Ability to travel up to 70% as needed
  • Ability to conduct technical presentations
  • Requires excellent communication skills, verbal, and written
  • Home based in Singapore or Australia

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

Country: Singapore

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Distribution Sales Manager is accountable for revenue generation in the territory by overseeing and working with our distribution partners throughout all aspects of the sales process.  In addition to ownership of the regional distribution sales targets, this individual is responsible for new product and ongoing training of the distributors, sales forecasting (instrumentation, consumable, services), and ongoing evaluation of our sales channel efficiency.  The individual works very closely with the Field Applications Scientists, as well as Management, to leverage and develop key distributor and customer relationships. 

Essential Duties:

  • Oversee distributor relationships throughout the assigned territory.
  • Work with our distribution partners to develop cohesive tactical and strategic sales plans in order to meet or exceed sales targets
  • Work with Senior Management to evaluate sales channel efficiency throughout the region on an ongoing basis and make changes where appropriate
  • Oversee new distributor onboarding as well as ongoing training for existing partners
  • Accurately forecast sales opportunities to management team through our CRM and other means
  • Conduct sales calls, seminars, workshops, and presentations for current and potential customers throughout the region in partnership with our distributors
  • Work actively with Technical Support and Field Applications to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Represent NanoString at regional scientific conferences
  • Work with various stakeholders to ensure training on and adoption of new products and applications throughout the region

Territory: Australia, New Zealand, India

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in a related science and may have an advanced degree, certification or additional professional training
  • Typically requires seven years of relevant experience (including 5+ years in life science sales, distribution management, or other customer facing commercial roles)
  • Capital equipment sales experience is strongly preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of the sales process (lead generation, quoting, purchasing, revenue recognition) as well as a good understanding of funnel management
  • Requires knowledge and understanding of Gene Expression analysis, miRNA, and Copy Number Variation
  • Ideally possesses a working knowledge of the genomics marketplace, including Next Generation Sequencing, qPCR, and mid-density platforms
  • Ability to travel up to 70% as needed
  • Ability to conduct technical presentations
  • Requires excellent communication skills, verbal, and written
  • Home based in Singapore or Australia

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

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

Essential Functions:

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

Requirements:

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

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Boston

State: MA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

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

***This position is technically called Inside Sale Rep due to the limited travel and home based nature of the work.***

Essential Duties:

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

Requirements:

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

Other:

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Department: Life Sciences Sales

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

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

Essential Duties:

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

Requirements:

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

Other:

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Manufacturing Development

Department: Manufacturing Development

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Process Engineer I, as part of the Manufacturing Development group, supports the transition and validation of new processes to manufacturing.  Additional roles may include test method validation and shelf-life studies.

Essential Duties:

  • Design, qualify, and implement process improvements across Manufacturing functional groups
  • Responsible for qualification of manufacturing and test equipment (IQ/OQ/PQ)
  • Draft Specifications, Qualification Protocols, Reports and SOPs for new equipment or processes
  • Support transfer of new equipment and processes to Manufacturing
  • Troubleshoot issues with existing Manufacturing equipment or processes as needed
  • Maintain manufacturing risk assessments (FMEA) and process maps
  • Execute and document process optimization and validation studies
  • Support Manufacturing in preparation of Quality documentation
  • Support development and qualification of processes, software, test methods, and cleaning programs within Manufacturing as required
  • Coordinate activities with equipment vendors and internal groups (IT, QA, Lab Services)
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • B.S. in science, technology or engineering required
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a FDA-regulated environment, preferably a Medical Device manufacturer
  • Experience planning, executing and documenting qualification and validation protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ) for equipment, software and/or processes in compliance with FDA and ISO Requirements
  • Excellent technical writing skills and exceptional attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Possess strong analytical, organizational, computer, documentation and communications capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and meet defined deadlines
  • Working knowledge of ISO:13485 and FDA 21CFR820 QSR/GMP requirements
  • Strong skills in data analysis with Microsoft Excel including formulas, graphing, and conditional formatting
  • Experience performing risk assessments (FMEA) per ISO 14971 desirable
  • Knowledge of DOE, SPC and Lean/Six Sigma desirable
  • Familiarity with standard Molecular Biology techniques desirable
  • Ability to draft and revise Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Batch Record Forms
  • Prior role in manufacturing or quality control of a GMP/ISO 13485 regulated product preferred
  • Experience writing Deviations and investigating Non-Conformances desirable

Other:

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Quality Assurance

Department: Quality Assurance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

Sr. Quality Engineering position will provide in depth quality input and guidance for assay and instrumentation development and post market product sustaining activities for NanoString’s Research Use Only and In Vitro Diagnostic portfolio. This individual will ensure consistent implementation, improvement and compliance to the NanoString Quality System and global regulatory requirements including; FDA Quality System Regulation (QSR), Canadian Medical Device Regulatory (CMDR), ISO 13485 and In-Vitro Diagnostic Directive (IVDD). A team player participating on project and product/process improvement teams providing leadership in quality practices across the company.

Essential Duties:

  • Serve as Quality representative on product development and sustaining engineering projects as a core team member to ensure work products comply with NanoString procedures, acceptable qualitative and quantitative criteria, and global standards, regulations, and guidance.
  • Lead and facilitate Risk Management activities during product development as well as product lifecycle, and maintain Risk Management file (RMF, RMP, HA, FMEAs, RMR).
  • Review and approve project deliverables with cross-functional teams (e.g. plans, requirements, specifications, product risk management, test methods, hardware/software validation, traceability, design reviews, reports, process validation, etc.).
  • Collaborate on resolution of product related issues and root cause analysis for non-conforming material (NCR), root cause investigation for corrective and preventive actions (CAPA). 
  • Collaborate in efforts to resolve complex technical and Quality-related problems for Sustaining Engineering.
  • Lead quality process improvement initiatives.
  • Train and coach cross-functional peers on maintaining compliance to internal and external Quality requirements and regulations.
  • Participate in support of external regulatory agency audits and inspections.
  • Work under consultative direction toward long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results with guidance from superior as needed.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

***Open to non-quality background. Looking for expertise in design/development of HW and SW, validation, and desire to move into quality***

  • BS in Life Science or Engineering discipline with a minimum of 5 years of experience in regulated industry including pharmaceutical and/or medical device, preferably with IVD (in vitro diagnostic devices).
  • Knowledge and experience to ensure quality in new product development and product lifecycle.
  • Strong working knowledge of Quality System from design control to release of finished product, including FDA 12 CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14971.
  • Strong working knowledge quality processes and principles, with a focus on development and verification/validation activities.
  • Ability to perform risk assessment and maintain risk management files (RMP, HA, FMEAs, RMR).
  • Ability to author and implement standard operating procedures.
  • Ability to develop and drive to completion quality process improvement initiatives.
  • Working knowledge of software development for medical devices a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, meet/exceed deadlines and hold themselves, and others accountable.
  • Self-Starter with the ability to work effectively within a team in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to mentor and provide guidance to junior members of the QE staff.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate at multiple hierarchal levels in the organization.
  • ASQ certification or CQE a plus.

Other:

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***Open to fewer years of experience but title is subject to change if less than 5 years experience***

Department: Quality Assurance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Quality Engineer II provides technical, quantitative, and coordination support to assure products and processes are designed, deployed, and operated according to requirements. Work scope of this position includes: quality engineering, support for design controls, risk management processes, tech transfer to operations and quality oversight over the manufacturing processes. This individual ensures consistent implementation, improvement and compliance to the NanoString Quality System and global regulatory requirements including, but not limited to; the FDA Quality System Regulation (QRS), Canadian Medical Device Regulatory (CMDR), ISO 13485, and In-Vitro Diagnostic Directive (IVDD). In addition, this individual is a team player participating on design transfer project teams to provide leadership in design control and risk management practices include working among different business units within the company.

Essential Duties:

  • Serve as Quality Core team member on new product development and sustaining engineering project team to provide quality requirement/guidance, oversight for Risk Management in accordance with ISO 14971 and Design/Development activities during product lifecycle
  • Assist with design or product/tech transfer and process validation activities
  • Responsible to ensure that product design meets quality and compliance standards and design control deliverables
  • Assist new supplier qualification and audit for CMO and supplies
  • Manage review and approval of Instrument DHR (Batch Records)
  • Work cross-functionally with other supplier management personnel, engineering, material management and manufacturing to resolve supplier’s quality issues
  • Facilitate and support non-conforming material (NCR), root cause investigation and corrective and preventive actions (CAPA) implementation
  • Work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced dynamic team environment
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently with changing priorities

Requirements:

  • BS in Life Science or Engineering discipline
  • At least 3 years of experience in the medical device or biotechnology industry
  • Experience with product development within a regulated industry
  • Experience with Quality Engineering tools such as; FMEA, FTA, 5 Whys, Process Flow etc.
  • Strong knowledge of design control, change control, process validation and tech transfer, and in-vitro diagnostic manufacturing.
  • Working knowledge of Quality System from design control to release of finished product, including FDA 12 CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, the EU MDD and CMDR
  •  Excellent communication skills with the ability to provide creative solutions.
  • ASQ certified or CQE a plus
  • Certified auditor a plus

Other:

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Procurement

Department: Procurement

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Buyer/Planner II plays a critical role in managing a high volume of requisitions for materials and services on a daily basis, while supporting the Supply Chain operations in production planning, strategic sourcing, and supplier relationship management. This individual handles details of a confidential and critical nature and must function efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced professional environment.

Essential Duties:

  • Procure materials, supplies, capital equipment and services for all functional areas
  • Receive requisitions and check each item for quantity, specifications, and delivery requirements
  • Develop and investigate supply sources.  May issue request for quotations, proposals, or bids for those items not covered by any existing purchasing arrangement.
  • Work under general supervision with latitude for independent judgement
  • May consult with senior peers on certain projects
  • Continually work to drive down procurement costs and increase margins
  • Maintain a strong relationship with suppliers
  • Run MRP at reasonable intervals and place appropriate PO's
  • Create and supply purchasing forecasts to vendors as required
  • Support and maintain internal forecasts for consumables and off the shelf products

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, preferably in supply chain or business management
  • At least 2 years of related experience in a dynamic, high tech environment
  • Working experience in the biotech/life science industry is preferred
  • Familiarity with an ERP system, preferably Microsoft Navision
  • Experience in ISO, GMP or FDA regulated environments preferred
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and organizational skills
  • High degree of detail orientation
  • Ability to work independently with little oversight
  • Ability to independently prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to manage communications from both internal and external sources

Other:

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Manufacturing

Department: Manufacturing

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Entry Level

Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Research Associate I is responsible for supporting the production of reagents used in nCounter Analysis Systems. The role requires learning and performing both manual and automated production processes for the manufacture of raw, intermediate, and final reagents needed for the multiplexed detection and quantification of many different types of target molecules from biological samples. This individual learns to use professional concepts and apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues, in addition to acquiring the skills to use equipment, perform SOPs, use Document Control systems, ERP systems, etc.

Essential Duties:

  • SCHEDULE: Tuesday thru Saturday, Day Shift
  • Follow detailed work instructions according to process, product, and Quality System requirements
  • Collaborate with production teammates and supervisors to prioritize and schedule daily production needs
  • Work both independently and in a team environment
  • Perform Incoming QC on raw materials
  • Prepare raw materials for inclusion in finished products
  • Manufacture reagents critical to various nCounter assays and internal processes
  • Manufacture intermediates and finished products
  • Perform QC testing of intermediates and finished products

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline
  • 0-2 years of hands-on laboratory experience in a medical device, biotechnology, or academic setting
  • Strong analytical, organizational, documentation and communications capabilities
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet defined deadlines
  • Experience in either a high-throughput or production environment (desirable)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics NAV or other ERP/MRP system (desirable)
  • Knowledge of ISO-13485, ISO-14971 and/or QSR 21 CFR 820 (desirable)
  • Familiarity with MasterControl or other EQMS system (desirable)
  • Ability to lift and carry 20-25lb freezer/refrigerator racks
  • Willing to work a flexible shift schedule

Other:

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Supply Chain

Department: Supply Chain

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Executive

Job Summary:

The Director, Procurement is responsible for managing and developing a high-performance team responsible for supporting all supplier and procurement related aspects of both Life Science and in Vitro Diagnostics products.  This includes forecast development, production planning, strategic sourcing, procurement, supplier relationship management, supplier quality management, and supplier audit.

Essential Duties:

  • Represent Procurement and Supplier Management in in the development of Life Science and Diagnostic products.
  • Establish and implement purchasing strategies, policies and procedures.
  • Establish, build and maintain relationships with all critical suppliers. Ensure supplier compliance with commercial and quality requirements
  • Develop supplier qualification and management program to support compliance with ISO-13485, FDA’s GMP requirements and other applicable international regulations. Ensure compliance to QSPs.
  • Negotiate and establish effective supply agreements for critical materials, components and services.
  • Effectively manage and develop Procurement department staff.
  • Interface with key stakeholders in Marketing and other functional areas to develop a comprehensive forecast for key suppliers and ensure commercial requirements are met.
  • Track supplier/material non-conformance and develop improvement plans, including Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR), as required, to meet Quality requirements.
  • Apply strategic sourcing strategies to ensure best value is achieved on material and component purchases.
  • Identify cost savings opportunities and execute actions to achieve savings.
  • Interact closely with Finance on all inventory management and cost accounting.
  • Develop required metrics and reports and ensure timely updates.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific or business related major is preferred.
  • 7-10 years of experience in management and performance of planning and procurement operations in a regulated Life Sciences environment. 
  • Class III in vitro Medical Device (PMA) experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop staff in a rapidly growing organization.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems, preferably Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Excellent communication skills, negotiation skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment and adapt to change

Other:

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IT

Department: IT

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

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 Duties:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • At least 5 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:

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  • NanoString participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a web-based system that allows an employer to determine an employee's eligibility to work in the US using information reported on an employee's Form I-9. The E-Verify system confirms eligibility with both the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). For more information, please go to the USCIS E-Verify website.

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