MicroArray Technician

Employer
GeneDx
Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
GeneDx is a rapidly growing CAP and CLIA certified diagnostic genetic testing laboratory for molecular genetics. Our historic mission has been to make clinical diagnostic testing available for people with genetic conditions and their families. We apply cutting edge technologies that provide a wide array of molecular genetic diagnostic tests,including whole exome sequencing and next-generation sequencing panels. We specialize in genetic testing for rare hereditary disorders, but also test for common disorders. To learn more about GeneDx, please visit our website at www.genedx.com. Microarray Tech 1 Responsibilities include: Perform chromosomal microarray and/or exon arrays, qPCR, and MLPA in patient samples.Document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, reagent preparation and testing, and instrument maintenance.Monitor test performance, and document corrective actions.Other related duties as needed Requirements include: BS degree in Biology, Biochemistry, or related field (0-1) years of relevant experience Strong attention to detail and accuracy Able to meet or exceed workloadBenefits include: Paid Time Off Health, dental, vision, life insurance, LT/ST disability plans Flexible Spending Account (FSA) 401K retirement savings plan with a company match Tuition Assistance Casual dress code policy Regular performance appraisals and merit increases GeneDx is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.