Scientist, Mass Spectrometry

Newark, CA, United States
Oct 29, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Intabio is a venture-funded technology company committed to revolutionizing the way biopharmaceutical drugs are developed and produced. We have assembled a stellar team of innovators known for creating groundbreaking technologies for molecular characterization and drug discovery. Our first product, the Blaze™ system, provides a novel approach to high-throughput detection and identification of subtle protein modifications - modifications that can undermine the stability and efficacy of life-saving drugs such as monoclonal antibodies. Our early technology partners include many of the world's most successful biopharmaceutical companies.

We have an immediate opening for a Scientist, Mass Spectrometry in Fremont, CA. This highly distinguished individual will bring their industry experience in developing electrospray protocols and equipment. The successful candidate will have a high proficiency in mass spec operation (multiple brands), especially electrospray, for intact proteins.

Key Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
  • cIEF-MS assay development and optimization in to support both R&D and product development efforts
  • Analyze customer sample by cIEF-MS, and perform demos for customers
  • Maintenance/operation of in-house MS instruments
  • Work closely with Marketing and Corporate Development personnel during customer interactions and play a key role in Intabio's pre-sales process

  • PhD degree or equivalent experience in Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, or related field required
  • 7+ years of industry experience required in biopharma analytical work, field application work for analytical systems, or development of consumables, reagents and biochemical solutions for complex analytical systems
  • Experience with CE, cIEF and biologic samples would be a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills for oral presentations, customer discussions and written technical reports required
  • Highly organized, competent able to work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in assay development, protein biochemistry, Instrument and consumable development
  • Goal-oriented, highly motivated, creative, and able to collaborate within and among teams and disciplines
  • Ability to work collaboratively and foster professional, constructive relationships as part of a team while also working independently to produce data and meet challenging timelines and goals