Service Engineer-South San Francisco

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Myriad Genetics, Inc
United States

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Service Engineer-South San Francisco


South San Francisco, CA 

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Location: South San Francisco, CA, United States
Job Identification: 1616
Job Schedule: Full time

  • Accountable for the troubleshooting and root cause investigation to service and repair integrated robotic work cells in our NGS genomics CLIA laboratory
  • Provide the highest quality of service and support to our regulated clinical laboratory
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to develop our next generation instrumentation, new platform migrations, and next generation scripts to expand our ever growing CLIA laboratory
  • Completion of a training program to enable you to support highly sophisticated equipment
  • Develop, optimize and troubleshoot liquid handling processes on multiple instrument platforms (Tecan/Bravo/Beckman)
  • Interface with CLIA lab personnel providing the highest level of professional service and support
  • Responsible for maintenance and calibration tasks to keep our robotics and instrumentation running at peak performance
  • Create, maintain, and review various SOP documentation for training and support
  • Continuously optimize processes to increase both quality and efficiency
  • Maintain and develop the most advanced laboratory technology in molecular diagnostics in the Bay Area

  • B.S. in Engineering / Science or equivalent independent experience servicing and repairing complex laboratory instrumentation
  • 3+ years of experience working in a related field is preferred
  • Hardware and scientific instrument experience including the following:
  • Proven hands on involvement with manual mechanical / electrical / software tasks
  • Instrument problem solving / troubleshooting / root cause analysis
  • Experience with liquid handlers (tecan/beckman/bravo preferred), plate readers, DNA sequencers, thermocyclers, robotic arms
  • Scientific instrumentation software experience a must
  • Familiar with computer networking, can quickly become an advanced user of new software and coding (Python, Unix, OSX, Windows)
  • Software troubleshooting experience is a plus
  • Small project manufacturing experience is a plus (Mechanical assemblies, PCB mounting, working with CAD)
  • Independently driven, able to prioritize multiple tasks, organized and a critical thinker
  • Experiencing working within the regulations of a CLIA laboratory is a plus


About UsMyriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics. Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs. Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives: maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets. For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: .

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