Careers at ChromaCode

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If you are looking for a career move and are interested in working in a collaborative environment that is customer focused, fast-paced and lively, ChromaCode is for you.

The top three qualities we look for in candidates

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Dynamic

We love enthusiasm. We look forward to working with people who are interested in developing highly-novel, yet practical, software and assay solutions for molecular diagnostics. Our specialty areas are infectious disease, oncology and genetics.

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Collaborative

While each of our jobs has specific responsibilities, we frequently collaborate on areas outside our job descriptions. ChromaCodians are given the opportunity to experience a wide breadth of skills and knowledge in a very open-minded and inviting environment.

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Customer-Driven Metrics

Customers drive our actions—facts and data drive our decisions. We look for new team members who bring strong skills, extensive experience and a passion for exceeding customer expectations.

See our current openings below

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Current
Openings

Looking for a proactive, results-driven individual to join a highly collaborative and fast-moving team dedicated to developing next generation PCR based product portfolio. As Business Director, you will be responsible for driving product sales with key customers.  The role will interface with multiple functions to contribute to building the customer base and execute on global product commercialization programs.

Who we are:

We are a fast-growing life sciences tools company, passionate about increasing the performance of molecular diagnostics instruments to drive better decision-making. We are currently using our HDPCR™ technology to deliver some of the best diagnostic testing solutions for COVID-19.  You will join a team of highly talented people in a well-funded, exciting environment.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Meeting or exceeding regional sales goals through exceptional customer engagements
  • Meeting or exceeding sales goals through prospecting and winning new revenue – generating relationships.
  • Utilizing advanced sales, communications and business skills to position appropriate solutions, overcome objections/resistance and close the sale.
  • Driving culture of collaboration within the sales and marketing teams and across the organization.
  • Assisting with the management of sales forecast with operations/planning to ensure proper inventory management of product line.
  • Participate as a member of the commercial team and contribute to shaping growth strategy both regionally and globally. Provide strong leadership and strategic guidance in the development of the Company’s commercial interests.

Your ideal qualifications:

  • Minimum 10+ years of experience in sales of molecular diagnostics products
  • Experience working within the molecular in vitro diagnostics (IVD) market with strong knowledge of current marketed products and competition
  • Experience selling reagents in Infectious Disease, Genetics/Genomics and/or Oncology markets directly to Clinical Labs
  • Experience in Business Development within molecular diagnostics market
  • Domain knowledge of Molecular Diagnostics with experience in engaging at different stages of product development
  • Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or relevant experience
  • Skills in aspects of business research (industry analysis, competitive benchmarking, VOC, and market studies qualitative/quantitative)
  • Experience in sales strategy development and execution for a wide portfolio of products
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills+
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced changing environment with deadline and resource constraints+
  • Experience working in a regulated environment and knowledge of IVD and LDT products
  • Ability to travel 50%-70% of the time

If interested, please email resume and cover letter describing your qualifications to: hr@chromacode.com

ChromaCode believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at hr@chromacode.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

We are looking for an innovative Senior Systems Engineer to join our highly collaborative team. You will be responsible for driving the creation of requirements, risk file, and system verification and validation activities. The ideal candidate will be the liaison between functions on the product development core team to realize the commercial product. This individual will have strong knowledge in design controls, product development processes, requirements creation, risk management activities, design traceability, and verification and validation. This role will report to the Manager of Systems Engineering.

Who we are:

We are a fast-growing life sciences tools company, passionate about increasing the performance of molecular diagnostics instruments to drive better decision-making. We are currently using our HDPCR™ technology to deliver some of the best diagnostic testing solutions for COVID-19.  You will join a team of highly talented people in a well-funded, exciting environment.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Accountable for planning, executing, and documenting design controlled DHF deliverables (i.e. design inputs, outputs, V&V, transfer, etc.) of In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Device(s).
  • Lead creation and maintenance of Risk Management File in accordance with requirements of ISO 14971.
  • Lead creation and maintenance of Usability Engineering File in accordance with requirements of ISO 62366-1.
  • Contribute to system architecture design including hardware, software, assay, and reagent components
  • Supports the strategic direction and intent of the product development program (technical judgement)
  • Create documentation architecture to ensure appropriate traceability from requirements to risk to V&V
  • Active team member and reviewer in technical reviews and presentations
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of documentation to regulatory bodies for review (e.g. 510(k), EUA or CE).
  • Clearly communicate results in oral and written presentations
  • Orchestrate and lead system integration efforts across assay, software teams
  • Works with external vendors, partners and service providers to define clear delivery goals, track progress and budget.

Your ideal qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Life Science, Engineering, or related field or equivalent work experience is required.
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience in systems engineering in regulated industry
  • Exposure to medical device regulations and quality system standards (e.g., 21 CFR 820, ISO 13485, IVDR, MDR, etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one of the following product standards: ISO 60601, ISO 61010, ISO 62304, ISO 14791 or ISO 62366-1
  • Strong motivational leadership skills and the ability to influence others without direct authority is required
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated individual constantly looking for solutions to design hurdles
  • Strong time management and planning skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in technical data interpretation and ability to troubleshoot

If interested, please email resume and cover letter describing your qualifications to: People&Culture@chromacode.com.

ChromaCode believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at People&Culture@chromacode.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

We are looking for a proactive Staff/Senior Research Associate with expertise in developing novel molecular phenotyping technologies to join a talented team in ChromaCode’s Advanced Technology Group. You will be responsible for contributing to the development of multiplex oncology assays, consistently generating high quality, reproducible data, and operating comfortably in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. You will work with research, development, data science, software, operations, and business teams to drive the success and impact of novel technologies. You will thrive on change and continuous improvement in an exciting entrepreneurial environment, and embrace an atmosphere where people from diverse cultures and backgrounds work together effectively. This role will report to the VP of ATG.

Who we are:

We are a fast-growing life sciences tools company, passionate about increasing the performance of molecular diagnostics instruments to drive better decision-making. We are currently using our HDPCR™ technology to deliver some of the best diagnostic testing solutions for COVID-19. You will join a team of highly talented people in a well-funded, exciting environment.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Work both jointly with colleagues and independently to develop, design, and perform experiments to assess new molecular methods for multiplex oncology assays
  • Interpret data and, leveraging your domain knowledge, draw conclusions from experiments to impact project decisions and directions
  • Recommend next experimental steps based on results, influencing key project and team directions, and technical approaches to evaluate and implement
  • Accurately document and communicate experimental procedures, observations, and insights
  • Summarize key data and findings and communicate them to peers through visualizations, reports, and/or presentations

Your ideal qualifications:

  • BSc in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Genetics, Genomics, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 5-10 years of post-undergraduate experience in an experimental lab setting
  • Experience working with clinical biospecimens (blood, tissue, FFPE, plasma)
  • Experience with nucleic acid purification and quality control
  • Experience developing molecular assays for oncology applications
  • Solid understanding of PCR, including PCR assay design and data analysis
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interface with other researchers
  • Prior expertise developing qPCR and/or digital PCR assays

If interested, please email resume and cover letter describing your qualifications to: People&Culture@chromacode.com.

ChromaCode believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at People&Culture@chromacode.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

We are seeking a senior software engineer with experience developing back end systems to join our growing software team. You will work with the software development team to build out a web-based data analysis platform and associated applications. The position entails the development of web services using a variety of technologies. We are hiring for multiple positions and the seniority/title of the final position will reflect your experience.

Who we are

We are a fast-growing early stage company, passionate about increasing the information content of molecular diagnostics data to drive better decision-making. We use state of the art methods to analyze and improve information content from widely used life science instruments. You will join a team of software developers and scientists in a well-funded, exciting startup environment. We are developing analytical, statistical, and visualization algorithms and implementing tools and software pipelines used to analyze large multidimensional biological datasets, e.g. DNA/RNA data.

What you will be responsible for

  • Implementing cloud-based services focusing on scalability and reliability
  • Implementing APIs for custom web application and B2B integrations
  • Building reusable code and libraries
  • Ensuring implementation of security best practices in services and data management
  • Package, deploy, and maintain production systems

Your ideal qualifications

You are a collaborative, strong communicator who effectively adjusts to technical and non-technical audiences. You are able to prioritize and deliver results with a high emphasis on quality, technical rigor, and attention to detail. You love working in a fast-paced environment that rewards innovation and creativity.

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • Strong knowledge of some common languages (Python, Go, Java, C/C++)
  • Strong knowledge of (semi-)structured data services (RDBMS, KVS, Doc stores, Index services)
  • Strong principles in software design, object-oriented, procedural and event-driven
  • Familiarity with Scrum or Kanban to enable effective organization and distributed work
  • Strong knowledge of SCM systems (Git) and effective code review techniques

Additional experience (nice to have):

  • Experience with authorization frameworks (OAuth2, OIDC)
  • Experience with serverless architectures (Lambda, Knative)
  • Experience developing public facing APIs and standards (OpenAPI)
  • Experience with log aggregation and indexing tools (Splunk, SumoLogic)
  • Experience with service observability and monitoring tools (Jaeger, NewRelic)
  • Knowledge of application containerization technologies (Docker)
  • Experience developing in and contributing to a DevOps culture
  • Familiarity with clinical diagnostics environment and understanding of Design Control practices as they relate to software development
  • Knowledge of security and privacy regulatory frameworks such as ISO27001 and HIPAA

This position is based in Carlsbad, California. ChromaCode is an equal opportunities employer.

If interested, please email resume and cover letter describing your qualifications to: People&Culture@chromacode.com.

We are looking for a proactive Laboratory Operations Associate (temporary position) to support our expanding R&D and Operations teams. The ideal candidate will thrive on change and continuous improvement in an exciting entrepreneurial environment, embrace an atmosphere where people from diverse cultures and backgrounds work together effectively. You will be responsible for assisting the Laboratory Operations team to ensure a smooth and safe operation of ChromaCode laboratories and facilities. This role will report to the Laboratory Operations Manager.

Who we are:

We are a fast-growing life sciences tools company, passionate about increasing the performance of molecular diagnostics instruments to drive better decision-making. We are currently using our HDPCR™ technology to deliver some of the best diagnostic testing solutions for COVID-19.  You will join a team of highly talented people in a well-funded, exciting environment.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Assist in the receipt of R&D supplies and stock the laboratories
  • Assist in R&D forecasting and inventory management of R&D materials, including consumables, and raw materials
  • Assist R&D with lab organization, vendor coordination, waste stream pick-ups, safety documentation, outgoing shipments, and equipment management
  • Assist R&D and Operations with Quality to ensure all laboratory equipment used in manufacturing and development are properly received, categorized and equipment are maintained in calibration with documentation
  • Liaise with several departments including IT, Accounting, Quality and Supply Chain
  • Assist in keeping the workspace and laboratories organized, clean, and safe from hazards
  • Assist with any special projects as needed
  • Other tasks as assigned by management

Your ideal qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Science or related field
  • 0-1 years of relevant work experience in laboratory research and/or operations or laboratory management in biotech/academic lab
  • Demonstrated proficiency in:
    • Multitasking and in the coordination of multiple projects
    • Laboratory workflows and organization
    • Microsoft Office applications
  • Knowledge of GLP and/or GMP is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail, with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn new processes and information quickly, meet deadlines, and contribute creatively
  • Strong initiative – self-starter
  • Act with a sense of urgency without sacrificing excellence
  • Be capable of working in a laboratory environment including appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Travel may be up to 15%

If interested, please email resume and cover letter describing your qualifications to: People&Culture@chromacode.com.

ChromaCode believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at People&Culture@chromacode.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

We are seeking a principal software engineer with experience developing customer facing products to join our growing software team. You will work with the software development team to build out a cloud-based data analysis platform and associated applications. The position entails the development of APIs and web applications using a variety of technologies. We are hiring for multiple positions and the seniority/title of the final position will reflect your experience.

Who we are

We are a fast-growing early stage company, passionate about increasing the information content of molecular diagnostics data to drive better decision-making. We use state of the art methods to analyze and improve information content from widely used life science instruments. You will join a team of software developers and scientists in a well-funded, exciting startup environment. We are developing analytical, statistical, and visualization algorithms and implementing tools and software pipelines used to analyze large multidimensional biological datasets, e.g. DNA/RNA data.

What you will be responsible for

  • Provide technical leadership across the engineering team, advising team members when making technical decisions about system architecture
  • Prepares design proposals to reflect cost, schedule, and technical approaches.
  • When needed, jump in as a supplemental resource to a team to help jumpstart a project or finish it faster
  • Ensuring implementation of security best practices in services and data management.
  • Mentor and guide other engineers with knowledge and experience.
  • Setup up the best practices for software development, perform code reviews or pair programming
  • Building reusable code and libraries
  • Package, deploy, and maintain production systems
  • Implementing cloud-based services focusing on scalability and reliability
  • Implementing APIs for custom web application and B2B integrations

Your ideal qualifications

You are a collaborative, strong communicator who effectively adjusts to technical and non-technical audiences. You are able to prioritize and deliver results with a high emphasis on quality, technical rigor, and attention to detail. You love working in a fast-paced environment that rewards innovation and creativity.

  • 8+ years of professional software development experience
  • Strong experience of some common languages (Python, Go, Java, C/C++)
  • Experience with authorization frameworks (OAuth2, OIDC)
  • Experience developing public facing APIs and standards (OpenAPI)
  • Experience shipping production-quality highly available customer facing software
  • Experience in application containerization technologies (Docker)
  • Experience developing in and contributing to a DevOps culture
  • Strong knowledge of (semi-)structured data services (RDBMS, KVS, Doc stores, Index services)
  • Strong principles in software design, object-oriented, procedural and event-driven
  • Familiarity with Scrum or Kanban to enable effective organization and distributed work
  • Strong knowledge of SCM systems (Git) and effective code review techniques
  • Knowledge of security and privacy regulatory frameworks such as ISO27001 and HIPAA

Additional experience (nice to have):

  • Medical Device and regulated software products
  • Familiarity with clinical diagnostics environment and understanding of Design Control practices as they relate to software development

This position is based in Carlsbad, California. ChromaCode is an equal opportunities employer.

If interested, please email resume and cover letter describing your qualifications to: People&Culture@chromacode.com.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Quality Control team. The qualified candidate is expected to perform testing of PCR reagents as well as drive NCRs and Deviations to completion. Additional responsibilities include drafting procedures, preparing protocols for experiments of simple to moderate complexity with minimal supervision, preparing technical reports, and summaries of assigned projects. Must be comfortable performing bench work, and in self-direction of work plans and procedures.

Who we are:

We are a fast-growing life sciences tools company, passionate about increasing the performance of molecular diagnostics instruments to drive better decision-making. We are currently using our HDPCR™ technology to deliver some of the best diagnostic testing solutions for COVID-19.  You will join a team of highly talented people in a well-funded, exciting environment.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Work within a cGMP production-based pipeline
  • Complete all QC testing and analysis as scheduled
  • Lead quality investigations, root cause analysis, corrective actions, preventive actions, and support quality system continuous improvement initiatives
  • Create and revise QC documentation
  • Strictly adhere to established policies and procedures for quality control; report any problems with documentation
  • Troubleshoot technical challenges in both production and testing of products
  • Execute experiments and protocols with minimal supervision
  • Interface with members in manufacturing and product development to understand methods pertaining to testing
  • All other reasonable tasks as may be requested by supervisor

Your ideal qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related field with 5+ years of relevant work experience in Biotech industry
  • Highly experienced in the laboratory, including use of pipettes, scales, centrifuge, and Real-Time PCR instrumentation
  • Proficiency in Real-Time PCR and data analysis is required; knowledgeable in use of statistical software such as JMP or R is preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical results, formulate options and interface with R&D and manufacturing
  • Self-motivated, hard-working, detail-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced team environment with demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Excellent time/task management skills with an ability to work independently and manage numerous tasks at once
  • Excellent math skills, strong organizational skills, and very detail oriented
  • Familiar with cGMP, ISO9000/13485, product specifications incoming inspection procedures
  • Effective verbal and written communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills

If interested, please email resume and cover letter describing your qualifications to: hr@chromacode.com

ChromaCode believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at hr@chromacode.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our reagent manufacturing team. The qualified candidate is expected to perform bulk formulation of PCR reagents, as well as fill/finish. Additional responsibilities include drafting and revising procedures, preparing protocols for experiments of simple to moderate complexity with minimal supervision, preparing technical reports, and preparing summaries of assigned projects.

Who we are:

We are a fast-growing life sciences tools company, passionate about increasing the performance of molecular diagnostics instruments to drive better decision-making. We are currently using our HDPCRTM technology to deliver some of the best diagnostic testing solutions for COVID-19. You will join a team of highly talented people in a well-funded, exciting environment.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Working within a cGMP production-based pipeline
  • Completing all Production (bulk formulation, fill, finish, packaging) as scheduled
  • Assisting supervisor to ensure established policies and procedures for reagent manufacturing are being followed and reporting any issues
  • Assisting supervisor with identifying and implementing efficiencies in manufacturing processes.
  • Documenting and completing issue reports including leading investigations, root cause analysis, corrective actions, and preventive actions
  • Troubleshooting technical challenges in production
  • Writing and executing experiments, investigations, and protocols with minimal supervision
  • Interfacing with members in product development to understand methods pertaining to production
  • Creating and revising production documentation including SOPs and specification sheets
  • Providing employee training when needed
  • All other reasonable tasks as may be requested by supervisor

Your ideal qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing in biotech or related industries
  • Excellent time/task management skills with an ability to work independently and manage numerous tasks at once
  • Highly experienced in the laboratory, including use of pipettes, scales, centrifuge, spectrophotometer, and Real-Time PCR instrumentation
  • Experience in formulations required
  • Experience in a lean manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Knowledge in use of statistical software such as JMP or R is preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical results, formulate options, and interface with R&D and QC
  • Self-motivated, hard-working, detail-oriented, and able to work in a fast-paced team environment with demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in emails, spreadsheets, word processing and ERP systems for manufacturing
  • Familiarity with cGMP, ISO9000/13485 preferred
  • Effective verbal and written communication, analytical, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills

If interested, please email resume and cover letter describing your qualifications to: People&Culture@chromacode.com.

ChromaCode believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at People&Culture@chromacode.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

Looking for a proactive, results-driven Product Manager to join a highly collaborative and fast-moving team dedicated to developing next generation PCR based product portfolio. As the Product Manager for NIPT, you will be responsible for driving marketing initiatives, product life cycle management, and leading VoC activities to guide new product development.  In this role, you will interface with multiple functions to contribute to building the product roadmap and execute on global product commercialization programs.

Who we are:

We are a fast-growing life sciences tools company, passionate about increasing the performance of molecular diagnostics instruments to drive better decision-making. We are currently using our HDPCR™ technology to deliver some of the best diagnostic testing solutions for COVID-19.  You will join a team of highly talented people in a well-funded, exciting environment.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the strategy for new product development within noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) domain based on understanding of market opportunity, customer needs, competitive landscape, and business potential
  • Guiding new product development by gathering voice of customer research, defining critical customer and product requirements, prioritizing features needed, and building associated business plan
  • Analyzing market trends, customer requirements, and competitive strategy, and identify opportunities for increasing customer and business value through product differentiation
  • Creating and executing launch plans including market segmentation, value proposition, commercialization strategy, pricing, regulatory strategy, reimbursement approach, competitive analysis, and forecasting
  • Serving as the customer advocate for communicating VOC internally and aaccross cross functional teams through project and core teams
  • Partnering with key functions to address including R&D, Manufacturing, Finance, Customer Services, Quality, Regulatory and others as needed
  • Developing and delivering product training programs for internal and external customers (Technical Support, Field Application Specialists, and Sales)
  • Designing and executing marketing campaigns to achieve strategic and commercial objectives of the product line
  • Collaborating with MarCom to create product marketing collateral and content such as sales documentation, product videos, website copy, blog posts, brochures, on-line guides, and other forums
  • Assessing and evaluating market and competition to help develop and deploy key messages and communication strategies for the product line
  • Managing total Product Life Cycle and use data to drive decision making to the scope and prioritize new requirements or address defects/issues in the product based on business and customer impact
  • Assisting with the management of sales forecast with operations/planning to ensure proper inventory management of product line
  • Assisting with long-term strategy development and product pipeline portfolio management aligned with business strategy

Your ideal qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5+ years of experience in product or marketing management of NIPT
  • Knowledge of reproductive health landscape and testing market
  • Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences (genetics, molecular biology, immunology, or biochemistry……..etc.)
  • Knowledge of molecular diagnostics testing domain
  • Experience in new product development and lifecycle management
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills+
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced changing environment with deadline and resource constraints+
  • Experience working in a regulated environment and knowledge of IVD and LDT products
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

If interested, please email resume and cover letter describing your qualifications to: hr@chromacode.com

ChromaCode believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at hr@chromacode.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our reagent manufacturing team. The qualified candidate is expected to perform bulk formulation of PCR reagents, as well as fill/finish. Additional responsibilities include revising procedures, as well as launching nonconformances and deviations.

Who we are:

We are a fast-growing life sciences tools company, passionate about increasing the performance of molecular diagnostics instruments to drive better decision-making. We are currently using our HDPCRTM technology to deliver some of the best diagnostic testing solutions for COVID-19. You will join a team of highly talented people in a well-funded, exciting environment.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Working within a cGMP production-based pipeline
  • Completing all Production (bulk formulation, fill, finish, packaging) as scheduled
  • Strictly adhering to established policies and procedures for reagent manufacturing; report any problems with documentation
  • Documenting and completing issues reports
  • Creating and revising production documentation including SOPs and specification sheets
  • Help manage production data tracking tool
  • Provide employee training when needed
  • Assist with implementation and management of 6S and Kanban lab organization system for optimal workflow.
  • All other reasonable tasks as may be requested by supervisor
  • Assist with inventory and storage management, including cycle count

Your ideal qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in manufacturing in biotech or related industries
  • Excellent time/task management skills with an ability to work independently and manage numerous tasks at once
  • Highly experienced in the laboratory, including use of pipettes, scales, centrifuge, spectrophotometer, and Real-Time PCR instrumentation
  • Experience in formulations required
  • Self-motivated, hard-working, detail-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced team environment with demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in ERP systems for manufacturing, emails, spreadsheets, and word processing
  • Familiarity with cGMP, ISO9000/13485 preferred
  • Effective verbal and written communication, analytical, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills

If interested, please email resume and cover letter describing your qualifications to: People&Culture@chromacode.com.

ChromaCode believes that everyone has the ability to make an impact, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at People&Culture@chromacode.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

ChromaCode is looking for an experienced Scientist/ Associate Scientist to support some of our most critical assay development efforts.  We want you to build multiplexed assays for digital PCR instruments.  To be successful, you’ll need a strong background in molecular diagnostics and oncology and a track record of successfully developing nucleic-acid-based assays.  Experience working with real-time and digital PCR technology is a major plus.

The person filling this role will assist in supporting products on the market, product improvement, transfer activities to manufacturing, and supporting new assay development as needed.  A sense of curiosity and flexibility is extremely helpful in this role. Working closely with internal cross-functional teams will be essential to success.

Who we are

We are a well-funded, multiplexed molecular diagnostics start-up with a bioinformatics focus and pedigree from Illumina, Google[x], Luminex, and Caltech. We leverage patented mathematical methods and algorithmic enhancements to enrich signal processing from the most popular life science instrumentation.  We are using this to extract new information on biochemistry reactions and substantially increase the performance capabilities of today’s gold-standard biochemical assays at a very low cost.

What you will be responsible for

  • Execution of laboratory work to develop new genomic assays using ChromaCode technology
  • Provide day to day guidance to junior team members
  • Supporting assay development of multiplexed real-time and digital PCR products
  • Documentation of work in accordance with ChromaCode’s procedures
  • Writing protocols and reports for analytical verification studies
  • Quantitative data analysis of experiments
  • Presentation of results to peers and executives

Your ideal qualifications

  • You are a self-driven problem solver with the ability to advance projects to meet technical specifications
  • BS/MS in molecular biology or related discipline with 10+ years of industry experience or PhD with 0-2 years of industrial experience.
  • Experience setting up and running PCR/qPCR/dPCR assays on commonly used laboratory equipment.
  • Experience with nucleic acid extraction and enrichment methods from human blood, plasma, or other sample types in BSL-2 environment
  • Bioinformatics, quantitative analysis and statistical knowledge a plus
  • Strong technical background in molecular biology/genomics and troubleshooting skills are required
  • Knowledge of real-time PCR/digital PCR and other amplification methodologies
  • Experience in product development under QSR/Design Control
  • Experience in developing diagnostic assays
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Good interdepartmental communication skills and documentation skills are required
  • Experience analyzing data with Python, JMP or R a plus

If interested, please email resume and cover letter describing your qualifications to:

hr@chromacode.com