Sr. Automation Engineer

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Sr. Automation Engineer

Controls Engineering
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Type: Direct
  • Job #1721

The Sr. Automation Engineer will design, develop, and implement automation solutions for high-throughput biology protocols and workflows. They will collaborate with scientists and automation engineers to develop, transfer, and validate manual process steps to automated liquid handling and integrated systems and work with system integrators on the design, implementation, and support of high-throughput automated platforms. They will also be responsible for assessing the efficiency and quality of operations to prioritize process improvements and optimizations.

***This is not a standard Automation Engineer. They will be setting up systems to do machine learning and automating biotech processes, such as testing for contents or or concentration of compunds within the test samples ***

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
5+ years of experience as an Automation Engineer or related in a biotech, pharmaceutical, chemical, or similar R&D or manufacturing environment
2+ years of experience with developing and improving protocol methods for biotech or chemical process or testing equipment
Experience using programming languages such as Python or C#
Experience in creating workflows based on lab requirements
Experience with technical documentation such as process diagrams and system requirements
Familiarity with molecular biology and cell culture workflows  
Experience integrating equipment with laboratory information management systems (LIMS) tools
BS in Science or Engineering Discipline

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
Competent programming methods on Hamilton, Agilent, or HighRes Biosolutions liquid handlers
Experience working with automating high-throughput screening workflows
Experience working with automated iPSC cell culture systems

Competitive compensation and relocation is available for this position.
Please contact us for additional details and to discuss position.

**NO SPONSORSHIP IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSTION**

Chris Juliano – Senior Technical Recruiter
Email: chrisj@erestaffing.com
Direct: 1-904-239-4286
Job ID: #1721

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