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Ultima Genomics

Ultima Genomics

Fremont, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Rapidly growing life sciences technology company

Ultima Genomics is a rapidly growing company that is developing ground-breaking genomics technologies. Our mission is to continuously drive the scale of genomic information to enable unprecedented advances in biology and improvements in human health. We have developed a foundational new approach to sequencing at scale that overcomes limitations due to the high costs of current technologies. We are well-funded and have raised approximately $600 million from global top-tier investors. Our team brings together unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and software and beyond. We are a collaborative group of more than 350 employees, including successful entrepreneurs, chemists, hardware and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts, molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Join us to develop and commercialize technologies that unleash the power of genomics at scale and empower the future of human health.

We are looking for a highly motivated Lab Technician to join our team!

This opportunity is a full-time contracting position with a Wednesday-Saturday schedule.

Join a small but rapidly growing startup that is developing exciting new life sciences technology. Play an important role in the development and commercialization of technology and products that will have a major impact on the medical and life sciences fields!

How You’ll Contribute

• Work closely with Systems Engineering and Development Groups to verify and validate product operational and performance requirements
• Follow lab protocols and procedures to operate development systems and deliver test results
• Manage shared laboratory equipment and ensure equipment is up to date with calibration and maintenance procedures
• Analyze quality control metrics for instrument runs and prepare data sets for analysis
• Document and escalate issues identified through the course of testing development instrumentation
• Prepare, characterize, and qualify reagents, buffers and consumables using both standard and customized techniques and tools

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

• BS degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, biomedical engineering, or closely related field
• Wet lab and intensive pipetting experience is a plus
• Meticulous and detail oriented
• Excellent organizational skills
• Motivated and willing to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a hard-working and multidisciplinary team

Ultima Genomics is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable laws. See also Ultima Genomics’ EEO Policy and Know Your Rights. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting recruiting@ultimagen.com.