Automation Engineer - Boston

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Staffing Firms

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Science and Research

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North America,--Massachusetts,Boston,

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Automation Engineer, Biological Engineering, NGS, Software Development, Integration, Troubleshooting

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22 Mar, 2019

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Scientific Jobs

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Automation Engineer - Boston

Biological Engineering, NGS, Software Development, Integration, Troubleshooting, Validating

A company leveraging genetic engineering and for a variety of demands across healthcare, food, materials and energy are currently growing their automation engineering capabilities in the Boston area. This organization work across a diverse portfolio of projects and have had large deals agreed with pharmaceutical and medical companies looking to collaborate on innovative new research involving agriculture and synthetic biology. We have a new Engineer joining next week and would love another person to join in the coming weeks.

The impressive offices are located in a popular spot in Boston, and have been designed to encourage an open and flexible working environment with several kitchens, meeting spots, labs and office areas throughout. This certainly isn't a desk job! Extensive growth is continuing throughout the business, and employees are encouraged to have an involvement in new office ideas.

We are looking for an Automation Engineer with at least 2 years experience to join a talented team creating integrated robotic workcells, designing processes around walk-up robotic systems, improving how data is handled, working with scientists on scaling their processes, and much more. You'll be working hand in hand with biologists, software developers, and other engineers to co-develop the wetware, hardware, and software infrastructure required to grow.


*Developing automated experimental workflows for genetic engineering processes, strain cultivation, sample preparation, and multi-omics analysis
*Writing software to drive operation of laboratory instruments and robotics
*Validating and QC'ing automated protocols
*Writing software for data acquisition, retrieval, and processing
*Operating automation equipment with biologists
*Training automation users on workflows and best practices
*Supporting and maintaining automation hardware
*Designing and building integrated automation infrastructure, including workcells for executing high-throughput processes, as well as flexible distributed automation tooling


*BS or MS in engineering or equivalent
*2 years experience as an Automation Engineer either working in biology, aerospace or a mechanical space
*Experience with laboratory automation systems and experimental workflow development
*Familiarity with the design of integration systems
*Software development capability, especially pertaining to hardware control
*Practical knowledge of high-throughput biological processes
*Experience in hardware development, integration, and testing

This is a great opportunity to join a creative and inspiring company who have an incredible diversity of projects. Culture fit is very important here, and we are looking for driven and motivated candidates to take on this engineering position. You will receive benefits such as dental & health care cover, commuting contribution, stock units, 401k plan and generous holiday.

Please apply to this advert and attach your resume for review, we will be in contact with relevant candidates ASAP.

Keywords: Automation Engineer, Biological Engineering, NGS, Software Development, Integration, Troubleshooting, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU



less than 100


Pharmaceutical Recruitment



Phone No. :

+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
• We keep up-to-date with Industry information – Salary scales, market knowledge, skills shortages

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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
Our Values define who we are as an organisation and what makes us different. They influence the way we work with each other – and the way we serve our clients and candidates:

  • Respect - Paramount people listen, engage and contribute to ensure we make  the best possible decisions.  We are proud to work in recruitment.  Our diversity    makes our team uniquely adaptable to whatever challenges be it location, industry or culture we work in.
  • Integrity - Credibility means everything.  We are honest and transparent in our approach with everyone.
  • Entrepreneurial - We make it our business to excel when others can’t.  We relish the opportunity of a challenge using innovative and unique solutions.  We strive to be the agency of choice.
  • Experts Continuous knowledge building and sharing is central to our success.  We work in partnership with clients and candidates, our combined knowledge of industry and recruitment ensures we match the right person to the right job at the right time.
  • Success – At Paramount we recognise and reward achievement, we nurture an environment where people can fulfil and maximise their potential.

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