Description

Genestack is building an ecosystem that unifies data, tools and knowledge. We eliminate routine tasks and streamline discovery processes by offering a platform where scientists can manage and analyse data easily using powerful computational and interactive visual analytics apps. Our customer base includes the world’s largest pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and consumer goods companies.

We are looking for a dynamic Field Application Scientist to work closely with our customers and the Genestack sales team to provide pre-sales support of our platform.

The Field Application Scientist will work alongside the sales team providing scientific and technical presentations to promote our products and services, both to new and existing customers.

Other key responsibilities will include providing marketing input for product development, coordinating the delivery of services by departments within the company, and proactively managing customer accounts in concert with the sales team.

Due to the high customer-facing nature of the role, it requires someone with excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to travel up to 30% of the time. This position could be remote or based in our Cambridge, UK office.

Requirements

  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Biology, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related fields.
  • Experience in the use of informatics software in life sciences gained through industry or academia.
  • Peer-reviewed publications in relevant fields.
  • Practical knowledge of Bioinformatics NGS analysis
  • Technical knowledge in one or more of the following would be a plus: bioinformatics, Java, JS, Python, SQL, Solr, Docker, Unix/Windows/Linux.
  • Technical knowledge around grid computing, clusters and parallel data processing.

About you

  • Sophisticated customer facing skills; experience of delivering formal technical presentations to scientific audiences.
  • Experience in project management, technical consulting, and of delivering technical training preferred.
  • Highly self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a larger team.
  • Ability to travel overnight.

Above anything else, we are looking for a strong cultural fit – a person with genuine passion for technology and genomics, who can work as a part of a multi-cultural team dispersed between two offices, willing to learn from others and share their knowledge. In exchange we offer career growth opportunities, a fun and relaxed work environment, flexible working hours, a great office in central Cambridge and a competitive salary.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Genestack is expanding internationally, creating opportunities for individual career growth. Now is a great time to get involved. Learn more about our culture, values and the team at http://www.genestack.com/careers