Automation Validation and Support Engineer

Variantyx has established a CLIA/CAP laboratory and is expanding our automation team.  The Automation Validation and Support Engineer will conduct all the support tasks necessary in a modern automated clinical laboratory that processes multiple biomolecules (DNA, RNA, cfDNA/RNA, proteins) and tissue types.

The ideal candidate will have experience supporting complex automation workflows, with a wide range of life sciences and industrial automation hardware.  Clinical assay volumes are growing rapidly and Variantyx is investing in a highly automated process.



  • Work with the operations teams to transition existing manual processes to automated workflows
  • Support a highly automated lab processes, ensuring that each piece of equipment is operating as intended
  • Be a first-line expert troubleshooting resource for the laboratory staff 
  • Develop preventative maintenance regimens for each major piece of hardware
  • Conduct routine preventative maintenance procedures for all instrumentation
  • Interface with external vendors for installs, upgrades, maintenance


  • Demonstrated experience in a high throughput testing environment
  • Tenacity for troubleshooting and an eye for detail
  • Experience and comfort in a dynamic startup environment, working with colleagues of diverse responsibilities

Location – Framingham, MA

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Framingham, MA