The Automation Engineer will become an essential member of the Laboratory Automation Team, who have responsibility to develop, deploy and maintain automated laboratory systems to support Genuity Science’s rapidly evolving workflows and processes. This matrixed team works across relevant areas of the business and comprises scientists, data informaticians, IT specialists, engineers, lean six sigma and quality specialists as required to execute laboratory projects that are fit for purpose and capable of scaling.
The Laboratory Automation Engineer will be responsible for the continuous improvement of laboratory processing workflow efficiency and effectiveness, implementing automated systems to support scientific workflows such as whole genome sequencing, whole exome sequencing, RNAseq, methylation and genotyping etc. The successful candidate will work closely with the team lead and end users to ensure the introduction of new/modified protocols occurs in a planned and managed way that pre-empts potential complications and causes minimal disruption to processing.
Examples of the instrumentation involved includes liquid handlers, automated extraction instruments, thermal cyclers, scanning equipment etc, with leading brands such as Hamilton, Illumina, Tecan, Roche, Autogen and ThermoFisher represented.
This position requires a highly collaborative individual who enjoys being part of a dynamic team and can work with scientific and technical colleagues across all levels of the company. The ability to think in an analytical and creative way and to communicate in a positive and professional manner are critical to success in this position.
Duties and Responsibilities
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At Genuity Science, our mission depends on the shared commitment of our people, dedicated to helping us create a new reality for the future of health.
We serve the world’s leading life sciences companies including biotechnology, pharmaceutical companies and medical research centers. Our partners all use insights from genomic data to improve health. Our capabilities include providing access to population-scale patient cohorts for research, next generation sequencing (NGS) labs globally, and a team of the world’s leading genomic analysis and A.I. experts and technologies for organizing, mining and sharing genomic and disease biology data.
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