Technical Application Liaison (TAL) West Coast

South San Francisco, CA
May 20, 2022
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Are you ready to join a high-growth, well-funded Series C company based in South San Francisco, California!! Our mission is to enable our customers to eradicate cancer and accelerate development and delivery of advanced therapeutics.

We are a dynamic and diverse team. We live by the culture of “One Cell, One Team, One Vision.” We are collaborative, we are driven, and we are curious.

But we can’t do it without YOU!


To help us meet our goals we are looking to hire a Technical Application Liaison (TAL) West Coast to join our family!


If any of the below describes you, we would love to speak with you!

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Lead KOL network engagement & strategic prospecting in direct partnership with the sales and product management teams
  • Provide technical pre-sales support across all field-sales functions including pre-call strategy, technical introductory as well as customized application/customer-specific sales presentations,
  • Present scientific webinars/seminars across all forums (e.g., institutions, conferences, national platforms),
  • Attend scientific conferences as the eyes and ears for Mission Bio: keeping up to date on cutting-edge science in support of domain knowledge within the sales process, as well as serving as a conduit for both scientific and competitive intel back to our core internal teams
  • Build targeted sales/marketing campaign messaging
  • Support customers in conceptualizing and designing scientific studies that leverage the Tapestri platform
  • Develop and conduct technical training for the commercial team focused on novel applications & new market strategies, Tapestri publication reviews, technology updates/launches, etc.
  • Travel overnight up to 60% to attend company meetings and functions, conduct customer meetings within their institutions as needed, and to attend scientific conferences. Additional events or meetings may also require travel as assigned/necessary

To be successful in this role, your background and experience should include:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including technical presentations in front of both small and large audiences, including both in-person and virtual presentation formats
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Organized, detail oriented and results driven
  • Proficiency with Google Suite software, especially common presentation software including Google Slides & PowerPoint
  • Exceptional self-motivation and time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines without direct supervision
  • Excel equivalent" to the commercial experience requirement interpersonal skills
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Valid driver’s license, car insurance, and acceptable driving record
  • Work 100% remotely, maintaining a home office within reasonable proximity to major airport

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (genetics, cell/molecular biology, etc.) or equivalency in practical industry or other professional experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in aggregate across any commercial equivalent or academic contexts within one or more of the following: NGS or genomic microarray applications, solid/heme oncology research, immunology, or cellular & molecular genetics.
  • Minimum of 5 years of field sales, application specialist/support experience, product management or marketing in genomics or oncology-related field
  • Experience using a CRM system (SFDC preferred)
  • Experience working in a molecular biology wet lab. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in a relevant field of study
  • Single cell genomics experience of any kind
  • 10 years of experience in field sales, application specialist/support, or product management in genomics or oncology-related field
  • Proficiency with
  • Experience selling and negotiating in the biotechnology field with a track record of success and in roles of increasing responsibility is a plus. 
  • Prior experience supporting any aspect of the precision medicine, translational research, or clinical diagnostic markets
  • Intimate understanding of cancer genetics research, biomarker discovery.
  • Deep knowledge of NGS applications, including translational and clinical oncology research applications
  • Experience selling clinical research solutions across the clinical trial paradigm


What can Mission Bio offer you? (Besides an amazing and innovative culture?)

  • All Inclusive - Full Benefits Package
  • Unlimited PTO Package
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Assistance Program
  • And Much More


Mission Bio is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, including supporting applicants and employees with a disability or protected veterans, as well as any other status protected by law. PRINCIPALS ONLY// NO AGENCIES OR THIRD PARTIES