South San Francisco
California, United States of America
Analytical Operations (AO) has an exciting opportunity that involves the creation and application of automation technology for analytical methods, including sample preparation using robotic systems, analytical instrument interface, and data analysis. The incumbent will design, program, and test automated analytical procedures and processes to enable wider implementation and dissemination of automation technologies within and outside of the department.
The successful candidate will be adaptive to rapidly changing priorities and is flexible with tasks supporting the department goals. The role includes the exploration of new technologies to improve existing procedures and processes. S/he is creative and able to integrate analytical, information, and automation technologies to improve the performance of analytical assays, the consistency of testing results, and the effectiveness of the operational processes. S/he will be responsible for evaluating and integrating lab automation computer system infrastructure focusing on the interfaces to Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), Chromeleon, Microsoft Excel and Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN), as well as software for robotic system, such as TECAN and Hamilton.
The incumbent is expected to work with department management and other organizational leaders to develop and implement strategic initiatives that enable right first time delivery of solutions that are increasingly capital efficient and productive. It requires a mindset of sharing insights and improvements, participating in design reviews across the portfolio of departmental projects, and contributing to best practice forums across our network. The successful candidate is also expected to collaborate effectively with scientists and engineers in Protein Analytical Chemistry (PAC), Analytical Operations (AO) and partner organizations.
This position requires strong leadership and collaboration skills to interact with other automation experts, analytical chemists, vendor engineers, bioinformatics, and management to achieve joint goals and meet pre-defined timelines.
The right candidate will possess the following skills and experience. The level of the position will depend on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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