Sr. Tx Oligo Development Scientist

Integrated DNA Technologies

Integrated DNA Technologies

Coralville, IA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

This position is part of the Platform Development Department located in Coralville, Iowa and will be onsite. At IDT, we are one global team. We celebrate our differences, engage in healthy debate, and are inclusive. Together, we accomplish great things.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Design and perform experiments independently to improve existing or create new processes or materials.
  • Manage new processes from proof of concept through validation and implementation.
  • Solve complex problems, including but not limited to new product development, fail reduction, new synthesizer development, and innovation ideas.
  • Lead technical projects related to the Tx Oligo manufacturing business needs
  • Other duties as assigned.

The essential requirements of the job include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science related field required.
  • Minimum 7 years of work experience in a high tech or biotech company or a master’s degree with 5 years of experience in a high tech or biotech company required.
  • Expertise of oligonucleotide manufacturing processes and synthesis methods required.
  • Ability to learn new software packages quickly required.
  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements required.

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Previous experience leading process development efforts.
  • Proficiency in using statistical analysis software.
  • Programming experience and/or SQL query.
  • Experience with JMP data analysis.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

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