Scientist I/II Oncology R&D, IVD Assay Development at Invitae (Formerly ArcherDx)
Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry by making genetic testing affordable and accessible for everyone to guide health decisions across all stages of life.
Residing in our Boulder, CO office, the Scientist I/II will join our Solid Tumor IVD Assay Development team and contribute key capabilities and expertise to our regulated product development efforts. The Scientist I/II position is responsible for development, execution, and critical evaluation of experimental designs in support of regulated products. The candidate will combine knowledge of molecular biology and genomics with scientific and quantitative expertise to deliver actionable insights to the team. This person will interface with other assay development scientists, data analysts, statisticians, quality, regulatory, clinical, and manufacturing personnel to promote evidence-based decision making and drive new understanding of Archer’s products. This position is a key part of the greater IVD Assay Development team, requiring strong multi-disciplinary skills from technical to communication.
- Design studies, conduct analysis, and write reports for assay development, verification, and validation to support clinical and regulated applications
- Generate ideas to improve existing technology and drive future technology
- Identify opportunities for process improvements
- Generate quality control or manufacturing and design control documentation
- Interpret scientific results and provide recommendations for next steps
- Participate in cross-functional project planning and serve as technical content Subject Matter Expert
- Review, understanding, and compliance with ArcherDX HIPAA Security policies and procedures.
- Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information and European Union personal data.
- Processing and handling of European Union personal data only as directed by ArcherDX for purposes of personalized molecular pathology.
- 5+ years of laboratory experience (required)
- 2+ years in an industry setting (preferred)
- Proficiency in PCR, qPCR, and molecular genetic techniques (required)
- Familiarity with NGS and bioinformatics (required)
- Familiarity with statistical analyses (required)
- Facility with R, python, or other coding languages (required)
- Familiarity with IVD and CDx guidelines from FDA, CLSI, etc. (preferred)
- Familiarity with principles of design control (preferred)
- Expertise in authoring and presenting scientific content (required)
- Self Starter
- Driven to perform
- Self-directed: needs little explicit direction and no hand-holding
- Able to organize and prioritize a diverse set of responsibilities to ensure that focus on success of the company is achieved
- Strong writing and verbal communication
- Strong science acumen
- MS or PhD in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
In Colorado, our competitive compensation package includes a base salary starting from $86,100. In determining the final salary offered we will evaluate a specific candidate geographic location, education, skills and experience.
Invitae offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes healthcare coverage, 401k, and a broad range of other benefits, outlined below:
- Health, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, and basic life insurance coverage
- Paid time off, holiday pay, parental leave, and other health and wellness supports
At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.