Principal Scientist I & II, Sequencing

United States, California, San Jose

Responsibilities
  • Manages NIPT projects with or without subordinates:
    • Responsible for establishing plans for areas of responsibility with input from senior management.
    • Focusing on deliverables of own distinct areas and ensuring its objectives are aligned with NIPT and company-wide objectives.
    • Conceiving and conducting advanced independent research/development experiments from project inception through product launch and field support.
    • Recommending new or creative approaches, and expansion or curtailment of investigation based on scientific information.
    • Assuming responsibility for timely completion of projects, consistent with project critical path, and responding appropriately to changing priories.
    • Ensuring technical activities under delegated supervision are conducted within internal and external guidelines and regulations.
    • Interacting with other departments and function teams to further the project goals
  • Manages, records, and presents data:
    • Accurately and consistently recording experimental method, materials, and results in eLN.
    • Analyzing data, forming conclusions, and determining future experiments.
    • Presenting findings or comprehensive project status reviews at internal meetings.
    • Applying advanced technical writing skills to produce reports and documents such as summaries, SOPs, DHFs, presentations and manuscripts.
Additional Responsibilities for Principal Scientist II
  • Frequent contact with external resources and contacts at various management levels concerning operations or scheduling of specific phases of projects.  
  • Provides input to budget and helps to allocate expenditures efficiently for activities individual manages. Forecasts resource needs.  Identifies opportunities to reduce costs.  
  • People management responsibility have full HR responsibility for direct reports and/or indirect reports
  • Sets goals that have short-term (0-3) years positive impact on team members and the organization.