Senior Director, Assay Development

United States, California, San Jose

Position Summary:


Senior Director for Assay Development of Roche Sequencing Solutions leads the development of CLIA Lab tests and IVD reagent kits in the disease areas including non-invasive prenatal diagnostics, human genetic diseases and cancers.



Responsibilities Include:

  • Directs product development activities, providing strategic and technical direction and leadership in defining and achieving development objectives.

  • Assures the development of state of the art products and ensures integrity of product quality. 

  • Provides critical review of scientific information and data produced by project to ensure adequate progression of program/project toward defined goals. 

  • Ensures the integration of activities across all functions and departments.

  • Interacts within various company and external groups to accomplish business objectives.

  • Ensures optimal communication and compliance with governmental agency guidelines. 

  • Develops and manages budget.  Manages resources to achieve desired results in the most time and cost effective manner.  

  • Knowledgeable of external trends and drives external view internally.