We seek a highly independent and creative automation engineer to join the Human Assay Technologies group at Vertex. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with a strong foundation in engineering and have experience with lab automation, including equipment from one or more of the following vendors: Hamilton, HighRes, BioSero, Thermo CRS, Agilent, and/or Beckman Coulter. The successful candidate will be the first level of automation support in our high throughput screening and cell culture labs and will assist with adapting assay protocols to automated systems, setting up automated runs on robotic systems, troubleshooting errors as they occur, routine liquid handler and dispenser QC, minor mechanical repair, and IT related troubleshooting and escalation. In addition to the vendors listed above, familiarity with liquid handling instrumentation (e.g. Bravo, Biomek, Hamilton Star, or similar) and detection instrumentation (e.g. Envision, PheraStar, FLIPR, or similar) is a plus.
Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.
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