Qualification Specialist NGS Automation (all gender)

Qualification Specialist NGS Automation (all gender)

Within the Robotics Business Unit, Hamilton develops and produces pipetting robots for the automation of liquid handling processes; from standard solutions to highly complex systems that are precisely tailored to the needs of our customers. Our customers come from a wide range of research and development backgrounds. This ranges from the pharmaceutical and food industries, all the way to cell and DNA research.

Within Robotics, there exists a diverse range of career opportunities: from mechanical engineering to software development, and from application specialization to product management or market segment management. Whether it’s in the technical, scientific, or financial field, we offer limitless opportunities for professional development .

Responsibilities

  • Execute experiments using automated liquid handling systems for newly developed NGS applications
  • Collect relevant experimental data for documentation and reports
  • Optimize liquid handling parameters
  • Observe and report points for improvement of automated NGS workflows
  • Analyze NGS library quality basic parameters (e.g. Qubit, Bioanalyzer, TapeStation, Experion, Fragment Analyzer)
  • Adapt and optimize existing scripts for liquid handling systems
  • Organize and maintain laboratory equipment
  • Manage materials and consumables required for the execution of experiments in the lab

Learn more about our liquid handling systems here: https://www.hamiltoncompany.com/automated-liquid-handling

Requirements

  • Training as lab technician in biology, biomedical or pharmaceutical sciences with a minimum of 3 years of experience or degree (BSc) in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or relevant Biological or Biomedical Science
  • Willingness to learn how to operate automated liquid handling systems
  • Programming skills for automated systems are beneficial
  • Prior experience in automated liquid handling is a plus
  • Good understanding of molecular biology relevant for NGS sample preparation procedures
  • Knowledge of good laboratory practices and hands-on experience in molecular biology techniques is mandatory (e.g. DNA and RNA handling, PCR, qPCR, molecular cloning)
  • General knowledge of NGS applications and relevant hands-on experience is advantageous
  • Ability to summarize and present relevant data clearly and in a structured way
  • Good time management skills with the ability to balance several parallel tasks
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English, German skills are a plus
  • High level of self-motivation with a proactive, collaborative personality
  • Strong team player

  • Hamilton Bonaduz AG Switzerland
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