Field Application Scientist, Biopharma R&D, USA-San Francisco

The Position

We are looking for a Field Application Scientist for our Biopharma group to support our products Genedata Biologics® and Genedata Bioprocess®, first-in-class workflow systems that have been designed to increase the efficiency and quality of the biopharmaceutical discovery and development processes. As a member of our professional services team, you will be working closely with biotech and bipharma customers on a wide variety of projects and tasks with an emphasis on enterprise software deployment and scientific consulting projects. This is an interdisciplinary, multi-faceted position that offers an exciting opportunity to consult in the biopharma industry. The position offers a high level of interactivity and responsibility in a quickly growing company, and the opportunity to work as part of a strong international team.

This full-time position is located at our US West Coast office, San Francisco, CA and requires about 20% travel within North America and occasional travel to Europe.

Key Responsibilities

Key activities include work on customer projects including process analysis projects, scientific & technical requirements analysis projects, large enterprise system deployment projects, data migration projects, system integration projects and technology transfer projects, as well as user and technical training. Amongst other responsibilities, the successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Coordinate with product & project managers, professional service, and product development teams
  • Provide scientific and technical support for sales and business development
  • Prepare and deliver scientific and technical presentations to customers and at conferences
  • Conduct customer requirements and gap analyses
  • Plan and deliver training at customer sites
  • Provide expert support and troubleshooting for customer workflow processes and how to optimally use Genedata software

Your Profile

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Strong initiative and dedication to quality of work as well as the ability to interact productively with scientists and IT experts
  • Self-motivated and independent candidates that are curious, inquisitive, and able to present complex topics simply and rationally to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to master new technical skills and information quickly
  • Willingness to continuously learn and improve our software to adapt to new technologies, systems, and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal skills, committed to efficient verbal and written communications in English
  • Preferred MSc or PhD degree in biology, biotechnology, bioprocess or chemical engineering, quantitative biology, bioinformatics, immunology, or a related field
  • Preferred minimum 3 years of experience in either the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or software industry. Experience in biopharma R&D, antibody discovery, protein engineering, protein expression and purification, cell line development, bioprocess development and CMC, biopharma production and bioanalytics, or lab automation is a significant plus
  • Practical experience in software development, computer fluency, and familiarity with general IT concepts are advantageous
  • Ability to work in the US for any employer
  • Must be currently located in the US

The Company

Genedata is an exceptional company. With over two decades of success in research informatics due to closely-knit teams of scientists, developers and business experts, Genedata has achieved steady and continuous growth since inception. As a private and majority employee-owned organization, we empower each employee to be a contributing voice in the company operations and evolution. Our collective expertise in research informatics, combined with our open and scalable computational solutions, makes us the leading software provider in R&D informatics for biotech, pharmaceuticals, and related life sciences. We are headquartered in Basel, Switzerland and have subsidiaries in Germany, US, UK, Japan and Singapore.

About Genedata Biologics

Genedata Biologics® is an enterprise platform that advances antibody screening, protein engineering, and biologics production - including antibody developability assessment – by automating and streamlining biologics R&D operations. Our customer base consists primarily of large biopharmaceutical companies, specialist biotechs and technology providers, as well as CROs and biosimilar producers.

Are You Interested

If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV and motivation letter.
Genedata only accepts CVs and resumes directly from candidates. Personnel recruitment agencies need not respond.
Legal authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer is required.
Genedata is an Equal Opportunity Employer.