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***

 

 


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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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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Department: Regulatory Affairs

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Director of Regulatory Affairs, reporting to the Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, is responsible for guiding regulatory affairs activities for the regulatory affairs department culminating in the preparation of all regulatory filings to FDA (510(k), IDE, and/or PMA) and global regulatory authorities, with emphasis in IVDD, medical device, and companion diagnostics (CDx). This role requires regulatory experience in multiple phases of medical device IVD and partnered pharmaceutical development across various disease areas. This individual will closely interact with multiple intra-departmental, inter-departmental, and corporate partner functions to ensure high quality and timely regulatory submissions that support NanoString's product development strategies. Demonstrated leadership ability in mentoring, building successful goal-oriented teams and supervising staff to support products spanning Life Sciences, RUO, and Molecular Diagnostics.

Essential Duties:

  • Provides leadership and mentorship on projects including regulatory strategies, requirements for clinical studies, strategic development plans, risk assessments, and critical issue management.
  • Responsible for the coordination, preparation, review and timely filing and maintenance of regulatory submissions supporting IVDD, medical device, and CDx.
  • Provides regulatory strategic input to stakeholders and supports projects, including but not limited to regulatory requirements for clinical studies, general GMP/CMC regulatory strategies and marketing approval in domestic and international markets, regulatory development plans, risk assessments and critical issue management.
  • Create, evaluate, and update Regulatory Affairs policies and procedures to ensure that regulatory compliance is maintained or enhanced, and guides staff in these activities
  • Review labeling/promotional/advertising materials, and other documents to ensure compliance, and guides staff in these activities
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant regulations, including proposed and final rules.
  • Supports Management Review reporting function.
  • Assists in RA department planning and budget forecasting.
  • Interpret RA policies and guidance and correctly apply them as regulatory activities, and guide staff in these activities
  • Develop, manage, and execute regulatory plans for assigned projects, including companion diagnostics, and guide senior staff in these activities

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 relevant experience in Regulatory Affairs with FDA regulated products.
  • Previous experience with 510(k), IDE, and/or PMA submissions.
  • Strong knowledge of FDA QSR and ISO 13485:2016 MDSAP regulations.
  • Experience in a Molecular Biology research environment.
  • Strong intellectual capacity and curiosity desired.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare regulatory submissions and interact with FDA to obtain and maintain product approvals.
  • Proven ability to motivate and develop junior and senior staff.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to support multiple projects.

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: Regulatory Affairs

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Manager of Regulatory Affairs is responsible for managing regulatory affairs activities for the department culminating in the preparation and maintenance of all assigned regulatory filings to FDA (510(k), IDE, and/or PMA) and global regulatory authorities, with emphasis in IVDD, medical device, and companion diagnostics (CDx).  This role requires regulatory experience in multiple phases of medical device IVD and partnered pharmaceutical development across various disease areas. This individual will closely interact with multiple intra-departmental, inter-departmental, and corporate partner functions to ensure high quality and timely regulatory submissions that support NanoString's product development strategies.

Essential Duties:

  • Provide regulatory support to product design and development cross-functional teams.
  • Supports RA department and budget planning.
  • Supports the coordination, preparation, review and timely filing and maintenance of regulatory submissions supporting IVDD, medical device, and CDx.
  • Create, evaluate, and update Regulatory Affairs policies and procedures to ensure that regulatory compliance is maintained or enhanced.
  • Review labeling/promotional/advertising materials, and other documents to ensure compliance
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant regulations, including proposed and final rules.
  • Interpret RA policies and guidance and correctly apply them as regulatory activities
  • Develop, manage, and execute regulatory plans for assigned projects, including companion diagnostics.
  • Manage direct reports and internal projects for successful execution of regulatory plans.
  • Responsible for maintaining RA department sustaining activities.

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 (hands-on) experience in Regulatory Affairs with FDA regulated products
  • Previous experience with 510(k), IDE, and/or PMA submissions
  • Working knowledge of FDA QSR and ISO 13485:2016 MDSAP regulations.
  • Experience in a Molecular Biology research environment.
  • Certifications: RAC, CQA, CQM preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others in a positive and effective manner.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to support multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare regulatory submissions and interact with FDA to obtain and maintain product approvals.
  • Proven ability to work on product development teams.
  • Intellectual curiosity and an ability to digest complex technical data.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Other:

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

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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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  • 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/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 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 Engineer to join our Research & Development group. The position involves a variety of image processing, data acquisition and instrument control projects for a pair of novel instruments that are currently in development. The technology behind both instruments (Hyb & SeqTM and Digital Spatial Profiling) is built upon NanoString's extensive experience with DNA chemistry and fluorescence microscopy. NanoString's work environment is highly interdisciplinary. The successful applicant will interact with biologists, chemists, mathematicians and hardware/software engineers. 

Essential Duties:

  • Multi-channel (4+) image processing
  • Data acquisition with scientific cameras and various measurement devices
  • Instrument control for fluorescence microscopes that contain XYZ translation stages, tilt stages, and microfluidics
  • Automation of instrument control, image acquisition, and data analysis pipelines

Requirements:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant field such as electrical engineering, computer science, bioengineering, physics, biophysics, or mathematics.  B.S. with sufficient experience is also acceptable.
  • 3-8 years of programming and 2+ years working in industry
  • Image analysis to segment cellular boundaries, count objects, measure areas, and extract features
  • Applied mathematics and algorithm development for numerical image processing
  • Rapid prototyping of algorithms and automation sequences during development of new technologies (instruments, chemistries, etc.)
  • Instrument control of micro-positioning and micro-fluidic devices
  • Data acquisition from cameras, sensors, and other measurement devices
  • MS Visual Studio development environment
  • C#, C/C++, or Java (NanoString uses C#)
  • Version control and software maintenance procedure

Beneficial Experience:

  • Fluorescence microscopy of biological tissue samples
  • MATLAB, Python, and other scripting environments
  • Translation of MATLAB and Python scripts into compiled languages (e.g. C#)
  • Microsoft TFS and Windows Workflow Foundation
  • Software development in a commercial environment
  • Automation and testing through script-level programing and/or .NET.
  • Vector processing technologies (e.g. Intel AVX-512 or GPUs)
  • Parallel processing technologies and algorithms (e.g. multi-threaded applications, OMP, etc.)

 

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 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: Mid Level

Job Summary:

We are seeking an Engineer/Scientist to join our Research and Development group.  In this role you will work on the development of new genomic tools that consist of instrumentation, consumables, and chemistry. This position is focused on the development of the recently announced Hyb & Seq TM technology (NGS), a novel single-molecule hybridization-based sequencing chemistry. The work is highly interdisciplinary will involve working closely with biologists, scientists, software engineers, and external OEM manufacturers.  The applicant will be expected to have strong verbal and written communication skills and will be expected to manage communication with OEM partners.  The position will involve development of optical instrumentation as well as testing of designs. The applicant will be expected to help automate Hyb & Seq imaging data acquisition.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop instrument systems
  • Design hardware related to imaging/optics
  • Automation of motion, imaging, and fluidic control

Requirements:

  • Degree in mechanical, optical, electrical, bioengineering, physics, bio-physics or related field
  • PhD. + 2-4 years experience (or equivalent experience considered)
  • Experience with design of optical systems
  • Experience with optics and fluorescent microscopy
  • Experience with optical component selection, alignment, and optical tables
  • Automation of instrument control and image acquisition
  • Knowledge of image analysis programs and/or programming skills
  • Automation of repetitive activities  
  • A hands-on orientation toward experimentation and rapid prototype development
  • Ability to carry out experiments to verify performance of designs
  • Ability to work both independently and closely in collaboration with a core team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional beneficial qualifications include:

  • Wet bench skills
  • Programming experience in C (C# preferred) and/or Python.
  • Experience with optics modeling software (Zemax)
  • Solidworks
  • Instrument prototyping through development and assembly of breadboard systems
  • Experience designing mechanical components for optic assemblies
  • Understanding of fluidics/microfluidics
  • Flow cell design and fabrication
  • Single molecule spectroscopy
  • Super-resolution imaging
  • Experience with imaging and assays involving tissue preparations, especially FFPE (formalin fixed paraffin embedded) tissue.  Experience with bright field and fluorescent microscopy applied to tissue and cellular imaging.  Experience with digital pathology/immunohistochemistry slides

 

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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Quality Assurance

Department: Quality Assurance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Executive

Job Summary:

The Senior Director/Director, Quality Assurance, reporting to the Vice President of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, in conjunction with executive management and Regulatory Affairs, develops strategic and tactical plans to ensure compliance with national and international quality management system requirements. This individual has overall responsibility for maintenance and continuous monitoring and improvement of the Company's Quality Management System, in conformance with ISO-13485, FDA's QSR/GMP requirements, and any other applicable regional in vitro diagnostic regulations.

Essential Duties:

  • Lead and develop the Quality Assurance team which comprises:  Quality Assurance, Change Control and Quality Engineering.
  • Develop and Implement a Quality Strategic Plan for supporting Life Sciences, RUO, and Diagnostic medical devices.
  • Maintain ISO-13485 registration.
  • Ensure on-going compliance with FDA's QSR/GMP requirements and any other applicable regional in vitro diagnostic regulations.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with the Company's notified body/external auditor
  • Drive continuous monitoring and process improvements.
  • Partner with cross-functional leadership to ensure all aspects of Product Development and Delivery are performed in conformance to the quality management system and regulatory requirements.
  • Improve customer satisfaction through Quality initiatives and process improvement.

 

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate or advanced degree (B.S., M.S., or Ph.D.) in a Life Science.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience implementing and/or maintaining quality management systems in an FDA GMP or ISO-13485 regulated industry setting.
  • At least seven (7) years of management experience in a medical device company (class II or class III) with both domestic and international products.
  • In-depth knowledge of and experience with ISO-13485, ISO 14971, GMP/GLP, QSR, 21 CFR 820.30, and other medical device (IVD) regulations.
  • Experience building and leading high performing teams, including direct-report managers.
  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams in problem-solving and continuous process improvement.
  • Experience with medical device (IVD) software, hardware and reagent development.

Other:

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Department: Quality Assurance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Quality Specialist is responsible for supporting the maintenance of the Quality Management System (QMS) with a primary focus on Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) Change Control and Batch Record/DHR review.  Responsibilities include implementing changes to Development, Production, Manufacturing Operations, and Engineering controlled documents, parts and Bill of Materials (BOM); ensuring that all changes are accurate and performed on schedule; disseminating updated information; and maintaining a record of all changes.  The Quality Specialist initiates and implements quality improvement activities as appropriate.

Essential Duties:

  • Provides guidance, support and mentorship to related to document control. 
  • Performs Batch Record/DHR review; assists in quality records management.
  • Processes change packages including verifying correct information is in packages, formatting and proofreading quality documents.
  • Conducts training for MasterControl, Creator, revisers as needed.
  • Compiles monthly/quarterly metrics.
  • Maintains Quality Records in applicable format.
  • Provides guidance for employee’s regarding document control processes.
  • Supports training file and program management and training records database.
  • Supports ongoing Quality Assurance monitoring and document proofreading and editing functions for consistent terminology, structure and format, as needed.
  • Provides support for quality system activities, as needed.

Requirements:

  • Minimum BS degree in quality or science (chemistry, biology or medical technology) or related field.
  • 2-3 years related experience in regulated industry (Medical Devices; IVD preferred).
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, QA applications and databases.
  • Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA.
  • Adequate exposure to medical device regulatory requirements, 21 CFR Part 820 and ISO 13485.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle highly confidential information appropriately.

Other:

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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:

  • 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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Department: Quality Assurance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Senior Quality Assurance Associate, reporting to Quality Assurance Management, provides overall CAPA and/or Complaints support within the company in order to ensure that compliant practices are applied. This position is responsible for assisting in the consistent implementation, improvement and compliance to the NanoString Quality System and applicable global regulatory requirements for Life Sciences/RUO and diagnostic products including, but not limited to, FDA (§21 CFR 820, ISO13485, Canadian Medical Device Regulatory (CMDR), and In-Vitro Diagnostic Directive (98/79/EC).

Essential Duties:

  • Improve and maintain corrective and preventive actions throughout the organization including MDRs, Advisory Notices, Removals and Recalls, as applicable. A successful candidate will be able to perform root-cause analyses, facilitate and oversee the implementation of corrective actions, and verify the effectiveness of corrective actions.
  • Manage the following key functions through collaboration with subject matter experts, internal stakeholders, process owners, and/or contract manufacturers:

                  -Identifies sources of non-conforming product and quality problems.

                  -Analyzes data for potential problems that may require further action.

                  -Verify that corrective and preventive actions have been implemented and documented.

                  -Reports any information regarding nonconforming products, quality problems, corrective

                   and preventive actions to the Quality Assurance Department.

  • Issue, review, and maintain quality records for all deviations, non-conformances, and CAPAs.
  • Review quality CAPA metrics; track and trend customer complaints; ensure CAPAs are issued, as needed.
  • CAPA follow-up: ensure CAPAs are implemented in a timely way and that the preventive measures are effective with the goal to close CAPAs within six months of issuance.
  • Write, implement, review, revise, and enforce Quality System procedures, as needed.
  • Analyze company data, including customer complaints and non-conformance reports (NCRs), for patterns or trends; identify potential problems before they occur; seek out ways to ensure continuous improvement across the organization and all functional areas; identify root cause(s) of problems or concerns and coordinate appropriate response(s).
  • Provide leadership on post-market surveillance (PMS) and risk management cross-functional efforts.
  • Collect and analyze information, identify and investigate product and quality problems, and take appropriate and effective corrective and/or preventive action to reduce recurrence.
  • Perform other Quality and Compliance Reporting functions as needed.

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate or advanced degree (BS, MS, or PhD) in a Life science or related field.
  • 5-8 years CAPA/SCAR/NCR experience in a regulated IVD or related industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle highly confidential information appropriately.
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • High level of supervisory initiative with ability to work independently and within collaborative cross-functional teams.
  • ASQ certification and/or ISO 13485 Lead Auditor certification preferred.

Other:

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Department: Quality Assurance

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The Senior EQMS Administrator is responsible for maintaining the electronic quality management system (EQMS) in a validated state. This individual identifies and facilitates the resolution of critical issues that impact system and data integrity.

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for system configuration
  • Provides technical support and resolution of system problems
  • Develops system usage procedures and validation test protocols
  • Manage project schedules and milestones
  • Upgrade/Implementation Validation

Requirements:

  • Typically requires a B.S. degree in Science or technical field with relevant industry experience, minimum of six years of experience. IT experience is helpful but not required.
  • A minimum of three years of experience managing an EQMS system in a regulated environment
  • Direct experience as project lead for an initial system implementation and/or major system upgrade
  • Extensive knowledge of 21 CFR Part 11, Quality System Regulations and GMP requirements

Other:

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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

Other:

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Lab Services

Department: Lab Services

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

Manages the development and implementation of laboratory support activities for Manufacturing, Supply Chain and R&D including but not limited to temperature monitoring, and reporting software, computerized maintenance management system, equipment performance and assessment, equipment preventive maintenance and calibration, ancillary systems, quality and troubleshooting procedures, implementation of new methods, equipment installation and operation and general use laboratory equipment.

Essential Duties:

  • Direct and coordinate the laboratory support staff and maintain an adequate inventory of research lab glassware, consumable materials and laboratory equipment.
  • Ensure effective operation of all laboratory equipment by serving as the single point of contact for all preventive maintenance, calibration, repairs, and troubleshooting equipment.
  • Manage equipment non-conformance issues per Quality System processes.
  • Responsible for development of tracking procedures, establishment and maintenance of service contracts and warranties with laboratory equipment vendors.
  • Provide training support to new scientific staff in the general use and function of designated instrumentation and create and refine user protocols for general use.
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert for Lab Services during ISO-13485 and FDA audits.
  • Review and approve new equipment requisitions and ensure the preventive maintenance and calibration guidelines are in place before use.
  • May organize and participate in vendor negotiations, product and software evaluations, tutorials and assist in facility modifications.
  • May troubleshoot and repair general instrumentation
  • Select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  • Setup and implement Key Performance Indicators.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in life sciences field preferred and with an aptitude for equipment.
  • A minimum of six years of experience, with at least two years of management responsibility.
  • Strong background in both ISO-13485 and FDA GMP regulations and standards applicable to in vitro diagnostics and Class III Medical Devices.
  • Strong organizational, communication, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of biology or chemistry; molecular biology preferred

Other:

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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.

Other:

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Technical Services

Department: Technical Services

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary:

The Technical Services Scientist provides front line technical support to NanoString customers on all products and applications provided by the company, in both Life Science and Diagnostics. In addition, this individual provides critical logistical, administrative, and systems support to the broader, global Customer Applications Services and Training team.

 Essential Functions:

  • Provide phone and email technical support for customers using Nanostring's products or interested in using Nanostring's products
  • Provide strong data analytical capabilities in assisting Nanostring customers
  • Interface and collaborate with internal R&D, Marketing, Sales, Service, and Field Applications teams in supporting and resolving any customer and/or product issues
  • Interface with Quality and Regulatory teams in fulfilling requirements for all products (Life Science and Diagnostic).
  • Assist with organizational and administrative tasks for the Global Customer Support Team
  • Develop expertise in the company's CRM system and provide input into its continual improvement and adoption by the broader global team
  • Document all issues and queries into company CRM system Assist in the development and implementation of continual improvements to the CRM system
  • Individual may be required to perform lab work, on occasion, when looking to resolve an issue

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

  • Minimum of a Master's degree in a Biological Field Ph.D. preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years in a research capacity role in the biomedical sciences
  • Understanding of, and experience working in a regulated environment preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized
  • Understanding of state-of-the-art molecular biology techniques: PCR, QPCR, Arrays, Sample Preparation, etc.
  • Hands on experience with IHC and NGS highly valued.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills exemplified by clear oral presentations and written documentation communicating complex information
  • Ability to work within the business hours of 6 AM –6 PM PST
  • Preferences for experience working in a CLIA, ISO certified, or QSR certified facility
  • Customer support experience preferred.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a larger cross-functional team supporting complex technologies
  • Experience working with a CRM system preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and able to effectively deal with ambiguity•
  • Ability to communicate technical information in Spanish a plus

Other:

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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.

Other:

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Managed Markets

Department: Managed Markets

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

The National Market Access Director will report to the Senior Director, Global Market Access and is responsible for managing all segments of the market access business within their assigned region.  The individual collaborates with his/her primary business partner within Sales Management.  S/he provides market access leadership and support to the Sales Representatives within their respective geographies and operates as the single point of contact for the managers and sales/account representatives.  S/he is responsible for Commercial payers, Medicare contractors, and reimbursement support within assigned geography.  This individual also interacts with other Directors within the Market Access team and is ultimately responsible for assisting the development and implementation of the market access tactical plan.  In addition, this individual provides critical competitive intelligence within the market access marketplace to NanoString leadership by providing updates, direction, and input to assist in the development of the overall market access strategic plan for current and future diagnostic products.  The ultimate goal of this position is to minimize current and future diagnostic product access barriers, establish a Nanostring market access presence in commercial health plans through strategic partnerships, as well as promote/implement various programs and services in coordination with the commercial team.

**Remote position, you can be based anywhere in the US Mainland**

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for all segments of the business within their geographies and operate as “single point of contact” for their respective Sales Management and sales representative teams: Commercial Health Plans (National and Regional), Medicare (MAC’s and CAC’s), Medicaid, Reimbursement Support, Oncology State Societies, clinical pathway updates, and state government affairs.
    • 60% Commercial Health Plans, Medicare and Medicaid
    • 20% Provider Reimbursement Support/State Societies
    • 20% Laboratory payer partnerships
  • Primary responsibility at launch is to drive commercial and Medicare access for newly launched diagnostic products.
  • Target key provider accounts to provide reimbursement support, programs and services for current and future diagnostic products in order to establish reimbursement confidence in the brands.
  • Establish critical relationships with a variety of stakeholders within their geography: commercial health plan medical directors and pharmacy directors, carrier medical directors, policy analysts, claims processing, key practice managers, key pathologists and pathology labs, and state society executive directors.
  • Responsible and accountable for the successful development and implementation within their region of the strategic and tactical plan for Market Access team.
  • Establish Nanostring as a strategic partner for commercial health plans (Regional and National.)
  • Identify and execute in conjunction with product strategy specific marketing programs and services within the market access side of the business.
  • Proactively identify potential marketplace trends/barriers within respective geographies regarding current and future diagnostic products.
  • Reactively respond to any identified reimbursement, coverage issues and market access challenges for current and future diagnostic products, within their geographies.
  • Provide marketplace surveillance on current and future diagnostic products, and access issues; monitor competitive landscape updates and analysis to leadership team and sales managers.
  • Strategically manage partnership with assigned State Societies.
  • Deliver specific results for Cross-Functional Roles.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • At least 10 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry; diagnostic or oncology experience preferred.
  • At least 3 years of experience in any of the market access segments of the business: managed markets, reimbursement, laboratory.
  • Managed Markets experience required (National Account Director/Regional Account Director.)
  • Additional reimbursement experience a plus.
  • Additional oncology/hematology broad-based experience valued: sales operations, sales training, marketing, patient assistance programs and/or sales management.
  • Previous experience in launching new diagnostic, injectable products or indications within market access strongly preferred.
  • Existing relationships with marketplace stakeholders, National and Regional Commercial health plans required.
  • Knowledge in managing various market segments including: health plans/federal marketplace, distribution, patient access, reimbursement and physician networks.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of diagnostics/oncology within managed care, state, federal and reimbursement sectors; oncology preferred.
  • Ability to work, lead and influence cross functionally within various NanoString departments and sales management teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to rapidly assimilate information.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage to timelines.
  • Ability to cultivate spheres of influence.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.

 

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Department: Managed Markets

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

Manage the day-to-day activities related to the Patient Support Program for Nanostring diagnostic products.  Responsibilities include developing project processes in coordination with the external vendor, ensuring SOPs and contractual metrics are followed, driving best practices and ensuring project metrics are met.  Additionally, this position will develop new metrics aligned to our business needs to measure productivity and customer/patient satisfaction.  It will involve focused collaboration with sales/sales operations/marketing /medical communication leadership to ensure the field has appropriate tools and data to track performance, and that the program value is realized through seamless positive patient experience through all components of the program.  In addition, the individual will be responsible for developing patient support and access strategies/planning for current and future diagnostics products.  This person will also lead and execute the National/Regional Patient Advocacy engagements and planning.  Lastly, the individual will establish themselves as the internal leader regarding legislative and policy expertise that may impact Nanostring or the diagnostic marketplace.

*Remote role, can be based anywhere in US Mainland*

Essential Duties:

  • Work directly with Market Access Management team in creating the strategic plan for Patient Support Program (PSP) to ensure flawless execution and create access and awareness of the PSP to all internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Manage day-to-day relationship with the hotline vendor to ensure seamless experience for customers; understand vendor methods and processes to address customer needs. 
  • Track status of reimbursement services and patient assistance hotline.
  • Develop, design and communicate key metrics analysis to assess the on-going PSP operation.
  • Analyze future reimbursement services and patient assistance support needs.  Develop strategic and implementation plans to address portfolio needs. 
  • Develop and manage overall annual expenses/budget related to PSS program. 
  • Maintain communication with business leaders to identify changes in market conditions which would lead to favorable/unfavorable variance to budget/forecast.
  • This person will also be responsible for collaboration and communication with all Directors within the Managed Markets department. 
  • Effectively interact with additional departments and stakeholders within Nanostring organization: sales leadership, sales training, medical affairs, product strategy, government affairs and senior management team to understand the core elements of the program, operational components and value to internal and external stakeholders.  This will include training and educating the components of the program to key constituents, collaboration in the development of strategic recommendations with marketing to build awareness and seamless interaction with Medical Communications and their function as it relates to common stakeholders.
  • Responsible for education, communication and outreach to large practices, and laboratories interested in utilizing the PSP for their patient population.  This will include travel to various sites (TBD) that need further education, update and support associated with the components of the PSP.
  • Other Duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for leading legislative and policy work for Nanostring such as PAMA legislation and other policies that impact the diagnostic marketplace.
  • Leading the submission of CPT coding application strategy, process and implementation for existing and future products.
  • Working with and in partnership with Marketing, this Individual will lead National and local Advocacy efforts for Nanostring for existing and future products.  In addition, the person will be the lead/liaison for advocacy with pharma regarding future companion diagnostics products and portfolio.
  • This person will directly manage assigned vendor relationships and be the primary Nanostring contact for legislative, policy updates and other landscape events in the market.

Requirements:

  • Requires Bachelors/Master degree in sciences or marketing or equivalent combination of relevant   educational professional experience.
  • Previous experience in launching new oncology products or indications via PSP programs.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, oncology experience preferred.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in health care and reimbursement operations call center management/vendor management, reimbursement services and or patient assistance.
  • Demonstrated success with vendor partnerships.
  • Previous work on vendor related side pertaining to Reimbursement Support programs preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare (MAC’s and CAC’s), Reimbursement Services and programs, Federal Marketplace (VA/DoD), Oncology State Societies, Regional Health Plans, National Health Plans, Physician Network influences, emerging Clinical Pathways and product distribution.
  • Advanced knowledge of physician practices, budgets, legal guidelines and regulations in the health care industry.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • Ability to make effective presentations to audiences of various sizes and organizational levels.
  • Strong analytical and data management skills.
  • Strong strategic, creative and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office and other standard software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint.)
  • Strong planning, organizational and facilitation skills.
  • Highly effective communication skills and ability to work with various stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Ability to travel approximately 20-30% (4-6 nights per month.)

 

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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: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

Job Summary:

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

Territory: Pacific NW (including Western Canada)

Essential Functions:

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

Requirements:

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

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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 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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Clinical Research

Department: Clinical Research

City: Seattle

State: WA

Country: United States

Type: Full Time

Experience: Executive

Job Summary:

The Director, Clinical Operations position, will report to the Chief Medical officer and will provide overall leadership for NanoString Clinical Operations group including hiring, mentoring, professional development and performance management of the staff, as well as oversight for execution of clinical programs including timelines, budgets, resources, clinical trial sites, vendors and key project deliverables. The position includes responsibility for continuous improvement of scalable and rigorous department infrastructure and processes through the development of SOPs, guidelines and the use of technology, which will be critical to the success of NanoString Clinical Programs, including multiple CDx activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide clinical operations leadership and perspective in defining NanoString Clinical Operations group and overseeing its processes and execution of clinical study programs, including multiple CDx activities.
  • Hire, supervise and train operations personnel as appropriate and assume ownership of the quality of clinical programs and deliverables.
  • Set annual goals, objectives and development plans for staff, provide performance feedback and conduct performance evaluations
  • Ensure operational feasibility of clinical development plans and scenarios, including timeline, budget and resource requirements. Ensure all study activities are completed in accordance with ICH GCP, health authority regulations and SOPs.
  • Lead strategic discussions regarding program and study resourcing, including outsourcing requirements at the study, program, and corporate levels.
  • Guide study team in vendor selection and provide management oversight throughout the life of all assigned clinical projects. Proposes vendors for approval.
  • Determine operational feasibility and implementation path of the study/program objectives; manages and communicates to senior management and key stakeholders.
  • Work with other project team leaders to review the study documents including clinical trial protocol, amendment, informed consent form, case report forms, investigator brochure, site and third party vendor contracts, clinical study reports, etc.
  • Partner with other project team members in managing relationship with corporate partners on studies/programs, as applicable, for clinical operations.
  • Identify and provide solutions and direction related to key cross-­functional, sponsor-­site, and sponsor­-CRO clinical trial issues.
  • Develop, implement and maintain standards across clinical programs to ensure scalability and rigor of NanoString  Clinical Operations.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of progressive experience in clinical research and/or clinical trial operations, and a minimum of 3 years in a supervisory role managing clinical operations staff.
  • BA/BS in life sciences or healthcare field required; advanced degrees (e.g. Ph.D.) a plus.
  • Industry experience within medical device fields, with in vitro diagnostics (IVD) and genomic medicine highly preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of GCP, ICH guidelines and other US and international clinical regulatory requirements.
  • Strong track record of effective performance in cross-­functional environment, including successful relationships with data management, bioinformatics, biostatistics, medical writing, and regulatory affairs.
  • People management and team leadership skills to motivate staff and drive quality processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, interpersonal and negotiation skills, organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated, effective planning and project management skills, including risk assessment, contingency planning and ability to prioritize effectively.
  • Ability to travel as required (up to 25%). 

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Accounting & Finance

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

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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

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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: Monday thru Friday, 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

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