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Job Title: Field Application Scientist Next Generation Sequencing San Francisco/ Pacific Northwest (Remote)
Company Name: Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT)
Location: San Francisco, CA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/08/2022
Expire Date: 10/08/2022
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Job Description
Field Application Scientist Next Generation Sequencing San Francisco/ Pacific Northwest (Remote)

IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and innovative, and our team members are curious, creative problem solvers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, were pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

The NGS Field Application Scientist (FAS) provides technical field support for IDTs Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) customers regarding product design, customer training and end use. Our FAS team assists Sales to identify, convert and support potential/existing NGS customers. The field team advocates for the voice of customer to collaborate with internal cross-functional teams for future NGS product development.

This position is part of the Sales organization and will be based out of the San Francisco Bay Area and cover the Pacific Northwest. At IDT, our vision is to be the global leader in key genomic applications to drive medical, environmental & agricultural advances. It is our mission to deliver innovative genomics product demonstrating our leadership in DNA Synthesis and dedication to the customer experience.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide pre- and post-sales technical support for IDT NGS customers

  • Support local sales team in technical customer discussions, presentations, and trainings.

  • Collaborate with Product Management, Applications Support, and Customer Care to identify key customer requirements for future product development efforts.

  • Work closely with Marketing and Sales to ensure the value of the NGS product line is communicated clearly and effectively to customers.

  • Maintain strong working relationships within Research, Manufacturing, Marketing, Product Management and Product Development, Customer Support and Sales.

  • Represent IDTs NGS products to the molecular biology community at large, including communicating established technologies at industry trade shows.

  • Provide support for new emerging NGS applications in which xGen products may be employed.

  • Stay abreast of the latest trends in the NGS field via literature.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelors degree (in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Biology, Bioinformatics, or related field); Masters degree or PhD preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experimental design, troubleshooting and wet lab experience.

  • 3+ years shown experience in the following:

  • Expert background in molecular bench techniques (library prep, PCR and target enrichment) including three or more years of experience using Illumina NGS platforms.

  • NGS Assay Development

  • Constructing Illumina libraries for NGS

  • Strong public speaking and presentation experience

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Other sequencing manufacturer library prep techniques (PacBio, Oxford Nanopore).

  • NGS Bioinformatics, targeted sequencing analysis.

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.



When you join us, youll also be joining Danahers global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, youll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation.

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