12 days old
2018-02-132018-03-15

Sr. Scientist

Siemens
Berkeley, CA
**Sr. Scientist**







Locations:Berkeley, California







Job Family: Research & Development







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Siemens Healthineers



**Business Unit:** Strategy & Innovation



**Requisition Number:** 220999



**Primary Location:** United States-California-Berkeley



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Mid level



**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree



**Travel Required:** 20%







**Division Description:**







Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.







With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the worlds largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.







For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthineers







**Job Description:**







**Position Overview:**







Are you the right scientist to work on Projects with a cross-functional focus? You will be involved in supporting reagent, system, and software development and improvement projects with IVD Molecular Diagnostics systems based on real-time PCR and integrated sample preparation solutions.







**Responsibilities:**







Plans with support mid-complex to highly complex experiments, including planning reagents and consumables required, the staff needed to complete the work.







Participates in scheduling the experiments.







May lead meetings when assigned to continue projects- either for scheduling, troubleshooting, or status collection.







Performs mid to complex analysis of raw data to determine experimental results and learns and implements best practices for data analysis.







Plans and participates troubleshooting activities and experiments







Performs the VERSANT workflow from nucleic acid extractions to running real time PCR. This work will be covered in various experiments and across many projects as scheduled. Is a recognized expert in the VERSANT workflow.







May contributes to Software and System projects as a applications user tester







Leads development of assay parameters (Test definitions) for use on the real time PCR instrument.







Participates in Design Control activities: Verification and Validations, testing and documentation- from Design Change documentation to authoring protocols and reports with some support as required.







Works collaboratively in a cross-functional team of Systems Engineers, Scientists, and software developers.







**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**







B.A. or B.S. Degree in biology or biochemistry with over 6 years of industry experience. Masters with 4 years industry experience. pHD with 2 years industry experience.







Multiple years of experience running nucleic acid extraction and real time PCR.







Experience with multiple reagent kits for nucleic acid extraction.







Experience working with developmental software, hardware and reagent systems, including testing repetitively.







Experience planning experiments with multiple variables may have been DOE. This includes identifying all factors and determining replicates needed for statistical significance.







Experience identifying and troubleshooting process, material, or equipment problems to minimize down time and recommend solutions.







Experience performing data analysis from raw CT results from a real time PCR instrument.







Experience creating and modifying testing protocols and supporting documents.







Familiar with statistical analysis tools







Able to work independently and manage tasks assigned on schedule.







Strong scientific, communication and organizational skills are a must.







Should be comfortable with handling bio-hazardous materials.







Travel required may be 0-20% depending on Project.







**Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**







Experience with multiple reagent kits for nucleic acid extraction.







Experience working with developmental software, hardware and reagent systems, including testing repetitively.







Experience planning experiments with multiple variables may have been DOE. This includes identifying all factors and determining replicates needed for statistical significance.







Data analysis using JMP software







Experience with development within regulated environments to support development of IVD based clinical assays and instruments is highly desirable.







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**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**



Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.







**EEO is the Law**



Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .







**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**



Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .

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