CAREERS

Business Systems Analyst

Join our information systems team. We are looking for a Business System Analyst to join our fast moving, boutique team that supports our core business activities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design solutions primarily on the Salesforce platform
  • Hands on implementation
  • Management and control of the health of the system
  • Supporting user issues
  • Participate in all aspects of the product development life cycle

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 1-2 years of experience as a Salesforce business system analyst
  • Proven experience implementation
  • Experience in salesforce administration
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with various teams
  • Self-motivated team player who will roll up their sleeves to get critical work done
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • English–Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Salesforce lightning experience – Advantage

 

LOCATION

Israel – Herzliya

Clinical Sales Specialist

The Clinical Sales Specialist will be responsible for introducing the Genomic Unity® Whole Genome Sequencing Test for rare disease patients to Pediatric and Adult Neurologists, Geneticists, Genetic Counselors and Lab Directors in area hospitals, academic institutions, specialty clinics and neurology practices.

The following territory is open:

  • IN, KY, TN

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify, qualify and close on new accounts for the Genomic Unity® Test, focusing on pediatric hospitals and clinics
  • Present to and educate clinicians on the advantages and benefits of whole genome testing as a first line of diagnosis compared to standard testing
  • Pitch to genetic testing committees in area hospitals to list Variantyx as a reference lab for WGS tests
  • Engage with marketing team in lead generation activities to build a pipeline of prospects in Salesforce CRM
  • Attend regional conferences and tradeshows to create awareness of the Genomic Unity® test

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Business, Marketing or Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2+ years experience in selling genetic testing services to clinicians and hospitals
  • Genetic Counselors with demonstrated sales experience or with an appetite for sales are encouraged to apply
  • Self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit and a track record of achieving sales target in a consultative and complex sales environment
  • Strong understanding of the competitive landscape in genetic testing (single gene tests, panels and whole exomes) is a must
  • Ability to travel within the assigned region

 

LOCATION

US

Clinical Product Manager

Are you passionate about developing products that make a real difference in people’s lives? Does the idea of helping patients and their families arrive at a diagnosis sooner excite you? We’re looking for a Product Manager with knowledge of the genetic testing market to join our marketing team. In this role you will work with a cross-functional team to execute the roadmap for expansion of our Genomic Unity® line of whole genome sequencing (WGS)-based tests and to bring those tests to market.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the full lifecycle of genomic testing products from concept to launch and maintenance
  • Perform product research, market research and competitive analysis to understand testing needs and opportunities
  • Work with clinical and reimbursement experts to define individual test requirements to ensure that both clinical utility and reimbursement standards are met
  • Develop, own and oversee execution of the test launch plan working closely with colleagues in development, clinical, reimbursement and marketing departments to ensure successful completion 
  • Develop positioning and messaging for technical marketing materials and sales enablement
  • Educate sales team on test offerings

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • An advanced degree (MS, PhD) in a scientific discipline, particularly in genetics / genetic counseling / molecular biology
  • 2+ years product or project management experience in a clinical or life sciences setting

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Self-motivated team player who will roll up their sleeves to get critical work done
  • Able to manage and lead a team of colleagues to complete projects without direct authority
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

 

LOCATION

Boston, MA metropolitan area preferred, but remote candidates with the right qualifications will also be considered

Content Marketing Manager

Are you passionate about helping people learn about new technologies through writing? Do you enjoy distilling complex scientific concepts into language that the average person understands and finds engaging? Do you like interacting with people through different channels of communication? We’re looking for a Content Marketing Manager with proven creative and technical writing skills to join our marketing team. In this role you will be accountable for developing technical, scientific content that raises brand awareness, drives lead generation and builds customer engagement and retention for our genetic testing products. You will create original content, distributing it via print and digital channels that you manage including the website, social media channels, email and newsletters.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and manage an editorial content calendar that aligns with business goals
  • Create, edit and publish content for brochures and flyers, case studies, presentations, the website, social media campaigns, ad campaigns, blog posts, company newsletters, email campaigns and targeted mail campaigns
  • Channel management of digital content including the website, social channels, email and newsletter distribution
  • Track, analyze and report on content engagement to inform planning for future projects and activities

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • An advanced degree (MS, PhD) in a scientific discipline, particularly in genetics / molecular biology
  • 2+ years experience writing in a clinical or life sciences setting
  • Must be able to provide writing samples

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent copy writing skills
  • Proven ability to produce creative, scientifically sound content
  • Self-motivated to proactively reach out and establish dialogue with technical experts who can provide input on relevant topics
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with WordPress and Google Analytics and basic SEO understanding would be beneficial

 

LOCATION

Boston, MA metropolitan area preferred, but remote candidates with the right qualifications will also be considered

Clinical Variant Scientist

As a full-time or part-time, onsite or remote Clinical Variant Scientist located in the US or Israel, you will be responsible for the interpretation and analysis of genetic variants that are identified by our Genomic Intelligence® platform.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Your duties will include interpreting sequence variants in the context of genetic disorders, literature curation, and compiling clinical draft reports. In order to perform your duties, you will be required to:

  • Process and classify variants in accordance with company SOPs
  • Track the variant-scoring process
  • Communicate with customers and peers within the company
  • Consult with the Laboratory Directors, Genetic Counselors or Technical team members regarding variant assessment 
  • Provide feedback for product enhancement

 

TESTING PERSONNEL

A person competent to record and report test results promptly, accurately, and proficiently, and for assuring compliance with applicable regulations. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

PhD in Molecular Biology or Genetics or MSc/MS in Genetic Counseling or BS/BSc in a relevant field and 2 years of experience in variant analysis/interpretation

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 2 years’ experience working in a clinical lab or as a genetic counselor
  • Experience with NGS analysis is an advantage

 

LOCATION

Framingham, MA

Director of Sales – Rare Genomics

We are looking for a sales leader with drive, passion, and a competitive spirit to help maximize Variantyx’s commercial success. The Director of Sales – Rare Genomics is responsible for building and maintaining strong customer/channel relationships directed toward growing Variantyx’s market share, revenue and profitability consistent with strategic business goals. This will be accomplished through the implementation and effective execution of coverage designs and plans, business and channel development, and effectively selecting, developing and deploying sales talent and performance in concert with the service organization. This position will work very closely with the VP of Sales.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA is highly desirable
  • 3+ years’ direct sales management experience
  • 3+ years’ genomic testing sales experience
  • Directly managed a sales team of (8) or greater sales reps

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years’ experience within the Genomic Testing Market, a plus
  • Strong relationships within the Genomic Testing Industry KOLs, a plus
  • Strong analytical and complex problem-solving skills, deal modelling/valuation expertise, a plus
  • Excellent oral/written communication with demonstrated experience in the Microsoft Office suite of products, Google suite of products and Salesforce, a plus
  • Exceptional presentation skills, a plus
  • Proven ability to effectively work within teams in a fast-paced, high-growth organization, a plus
  • Adept at using networks & interpersonal skills to lead and support change, a plus

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Business Development:

  • Manage and drive profitable business growth for the sales organization. Develop an annual business plan that supports the overall business goals. Develop market strategy involving multi-channel and key accounts.  Work with internal service partners to integrate product and service initiatives to meet customer needs.

People Leadership:

  • Establishes clear directions with team, distributes workload appropriately; monitors process, progress, and results appropriately. Models and communicates and coaches others on Variantyx values, behaviors, and work practices; is someone that people like working with that leads to productive sales team. Is an exceptional judge of talent and has a solid track record in identifying, selecting and developing people; hires the best people available from inside and outside; is not afraid of selecting strong people; assembles a talented and diverse team.

Team Sales Revenue:

  • Grow and develop the business in accordance with strategic business goals by achieving team sales goals. Understanding customer needs and relating them to the appropriate Variantyx leadership to present a comprehensive solution.

Team Sales Forecast:

  • Managing team forecast using Salesforce.com ensuring your team is achieving the forecast.

Team Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with non-sales internal teams and leadership to create client solutions.
  • Willingness for up to 50% overnight travel, currently only within the USA.

Medical/Clinical Genetic Review Specialist - Managed Care

In this high visibility role reporting directly to the Associate Medical Director, Managed Care, as the Medical/ Clinical Genetic Review Specialist you will contribute to overall company growth leveraging your medical and clinical genomics expertise to increase patient and physician access to genomic testing and support payer reimbursement of Variantyx testing.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute to the order medical/ clinical genetics review (triage) process to align medical necessity of test ordered to patient clinical details to ensure patient access by securing payer approval and reimbursement:
    • Review patient medical records/ clinical notes to understand and define the specific clinical scenario to determine the medical necessity of ordered testing
    • Help align test order with medical necessity criteria determined from payer medical coverage and reimbursement policies, and evidence-based medicine from peer-reviewed literature/ clinical guidelines
    • Recommend alternate testing approaches for test orders that align with payer coverage and reimbursement policies.
    • Support pre-authorization and claim submissions, and denial appeals by developing evidence-based rationale to support medical necessity of genomic testing and communicating the value of Variantyx tests to payers
    • Contribute to developing impactful customized letters of medical necessity and denial appeal, articulating the clinical value of Variantyx testing to payers
    • Contribute as necessary to developing dossiers communicating the value of Variantyx testing to various stakeholder segments
    • Maintain ongoing timeliness and throughput of quality deliverables and contribute to improving process efficiency
  • Engage with ordering physicians and their office staff as necessary
  • Help manage and train junior team members as necessary
  • Assist in managing external vendors and consultants relevant to outlined responsibilities
  • Willingness to learn and desire to grow in the role to become an internal expert in the company

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Genetic Counseling, MD and/or PhD in human genetics, molecular biology, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in medical review and/or utilization management, and/or direct hands-on experience developing letters of medical necessity to support payer reimbursement preferred
  • Experience in HIPAA-regulated work environments
  • Experience and working knowledge of the following:
    • Clinical genetic/ genomic/ next generation sequencing-based testing, including whole exome and whole genome analyses
    • Rare inherited diseases, neurology, metabolic, maternal fetal medicine, and/or cancer
    • Available data sources for medical/ clinical and genomic information, literature review, (e.g., PubMed, GeneReviews, OMIM, ClinVar)
  • Experience, familiarity, and/or willingness to quickly learn in the position the following as relevant to Variantyx genomic testing:
    • Reimbursement environment and mechanisms for genomic/ molecular pathology testing in the US including for commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid insurance segments
    • How to locate, review and interpret US payer medical policies
    • Reimbursement coding including CPT, ICD-10, etc
    • Working with healthcare utilization and health economic data to underscore the burden of disease (e.g., CMS data, AHRQ HCUPnet data)
  • Experience working in a cross-functional team environment, managing one or more direct reports, and/or project consultants

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Full-time position
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to adapt between technical and layperson communication
  • Excellent organizational, time management skills, and ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Outstanding external and internal customer service orientation
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to engage with insurance payer medical representatives (primarily by phone) and maintain relationships as necessary
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a broader team
  • Business travel as needed (expected to be minimal)

 

LOCATION

Framingham, MA or remote-based with travel to the Framingham office as needed

Senior Software Engineer/Tech Lead

For the last 7 years Variantyx has established itself as the industry leader in germline genetic diagnostics all while maintaining agility by keeping the team small. We were the first to launch a comprehensive clinically validated whole genome test including structural variation, short tandem repeats, large chromosomal abnormalities, etc. Innovation and leadership are in our DNA. As we continue to develop and improve our germline solution, Variantyx has set its eyes to the oncology space. To facilitate an easier transition, Variantyx has licensed an industry proven somatic diagnostic tool. As part of the migration, we are in need of a core developer instrumental in helping Variantyx burst into the somatic industry with the same level of leadership and ingenuity as our germline product. Clichés aside, this is an opportunity to actually make an impact both professionally and globally.

In this demanding role, you will be a core member responsible for the rebuild and launch of a new product. In addition, your efforts will help guide cancer patients towards treatments and drugs with the highest likelihood of success. Knowledge of biology or bioinformatics is not required.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Rebuild and restructure an existing Java-based full-stack product
    • Replace the infrastructure of the product to use open-source alternatives (e.g., DB2 to PostgreSQL, java to typescript/node.js, etc.)
    • Take part in redesigning the system architecture to better suit Variantyx’s needs. This may include different languages, platforms, and/or tools.
  • Develop high quality and efficient code to help support the growth of the product
  • Capable of taking ownership of part or the whole system
  • Work with best-practice development workflows (GitHub, test driven development, etc.)

     

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S. and/or M.S. in computer science (must have already graduated)
  • At least 2 years out-of-university work experience in a software developer position

REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong full-stack engineer 
  • Preferred Languages and tools: Java, Node.js, TypeScript, Angular, Python, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Preferred experience with designing or working with distributed architectures
  • Permanent Resident / Authorized to work in the US

 

LOCATION

Framingham, MA (remote work friendly)

Assistant Quality Assurance (QA)

Variantyx provides genetic testing and manages a complex and highly detailed bioinformatics manufacturing system. We are searching for a creative, energetic individual to join our team as an Assistant Quality Assurance, supporting our quality management program. This role will report to the VP of Lab Operations and Quality Assurance.

About the Position
The Assistant QA will work with other staff to ensure policies, procedures and products adhere to established quality standards and maintain regulatory compliance. The Assistant QA will be highly involved in the preparation and completion of external and internal quality audits and risk assessments. The Assistant QA will provide support in activities such as but not be limited to event management, document and records management, audit management, licensure and accreditation, and sample management. The Assistant QA will also participate in and support company continuous improvement activities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and update tracking databases for various processes and quality indicators.
  • Assist in QA of sample management in collaboration across company teams.
  • Create analytical reports of quality indicators. 
  • Document nonconforming events (NCEs) and support staff.
  • Document Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs) and support staff.
  • Assist in monitoring CAPAs to ensure closure and verification of effectiveness.
  • Write, maintain, and update Policies and Procedures across company processes.
  • Assist in the periodic internal and external audits and inspections.
  • Assist in the preparation of audit reports and inspection observations.
  • Assist with compilation of audit findings.
  • Maintain current and accurate quality management records.
  • Support, maintain and continually improve Quality System.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years in Quality Assurance.
  • Scientific background in molecular biology and/or NGS an advantage.
  • Analytical thinking with superb attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience or familiarity with diagnostics or clinical lab operations an advantage.
  • Familiarity with QA activities across multiple quality system (e.g., HIPAA, CLIA/CAP). 
  • Ability to work well under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Must be able to organize and handle multiple tasks.
  • Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative.

 

LOCATION

Framingham, MA or remote-based with travel to the Framingham office as needed.

Clinical Coordinator Assistant

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage administrative intake of cases.
  • Work with hospitals, clinics, facilities and the clinical team to manage requests for services from providers
  • Collect and record medical information
  • Review medico-legal forms
  • Work with insurance companies on prior authorization process
  • Process incoming prior authorizations, including intake, notification and census roles
  • Handle resolution/inquiries from members and/or providers
  • Manage product kits (assembly, shipping and receiving to and from clinicians and patients).

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Full-time position.
  • Fluent is Spanish – mandatory.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work.
  • Outstanding customer service orientation.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage and maintain relationships with various Insurance payers
  • Responsible care and management of confidential information
  • College degree preferably in life sciences.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of office systems, technology and relevant software applications (MS Office Suite).
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

 

LOCATION

Framingham, MA (remote work friendly)

Open positions

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to our Human Resources team at humanresources@variantyx.com.

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