188203 - Systems Engineer
CA-Bay Area
Up to $33.75 DOE
12 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Systems Engineer for an opening in Pleasanton, CA.

You will work in collaboration with engineers, scientists, and business professionals to develop new instruments, applications and reagents for the business of Human Identification. As a member of a cross-functional team, you will help design products from feasibility through product release. You will work on products from many different fields, such as DNA sequencing, Rapid DNA Analysis, qPCR and digital PCR.

The Engineering contractor will have responsibility for following leadership with focus to drive Division objectives as follows:

Exercise judgement and experience in life sciences to understand customer needs and deliver products with high performance relative to those needs
Partner with technical leads in chemistry, assay design, software design and system hardware to commercialize products
Conduct/facilitate trades among the different technical disciplines to deliver optimized product performance
Participate in data analysis and troubleshooting
Ensure that decisions are data-driven, by designing experiments, analyzing data, and presenting results

BS+2 or more years experience developing life science instrumentation, consumables, and assays in an R&D setting, preferably in Human Identification
Demonstrated ability to design, execute and present experiments
Demonstrated success working in a global matrixed-environment
Demonstrated ability to effectively build relationships

Experience in the product development life cycle for biotechnological products
Experience in developing and analyzing Capillary Electrophoresis products
Experience with nucleic acid sample extraction, purification, preparation and characterization from a variety of biological sources.
Good organizational skills, including the ability to efficiently evaluate, prioritize and handle multiple programs/projects and priorities.
Experience with hardware development (mechanics, optics, electronics)

Accredited BS degree in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, biochemistry, molecular biology, physics, or a related field

1st Shift, 9-5

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Tyler Harrell
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.