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Automation Engineer.

San Francisco - United States Depending on experience

Charlton Morris are searching for an ambiotous Automation Specialist to join a rapidly developing team of engineers and contribute towards the advancement of the automation process in a CLIA laboratory environment based on-site in Hayward, San Francisco Bay Area. 

In this position, you will have the responsibility to play a vital role in supporting society's return to a more normal way of life by helping to break the chains of COVID-19 & infectious disease transmission. If you are are a person who has a vision of transforming healthcare through the development and implementation of innovative automation technologies, then this is an ideal role for you. 


  • Develop new or edit advanced-level scripts for automation.
  • Execute the qualification/validation of manual processes to automated workflows.
  • Coordinate resource needs, establish and maintain process workflows pertaining to automation.
  • Drive the documentation of requirements and quality control testing for new automation.
  • Collaborate with LIMS team to implement integrated automation.
  • Troubleshoot and optimize automation performance.
  • Leadership opportunities to drive projects from R&D to production deployment.
  • Train end-users, communicate with instrument vendors, and maintain equipment IOPQ.


  • BS/BA in Molecular Biology, biochemistry or equivalent related experience with a minimum of
  • 1-3 years working with liquid handling automation instruments.
  • Experience interfacing with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with NGS (Thermal cyclers, Bioanalyzers, TapeStations) and qPCR.
  • Strong analytical mindset.
  • Enthusiasm to work in a fast-paced, expanding start-up.
  • Flexibility and initiative to drive multiple automation projects independently.
  • Programming experience is highly desired.  

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