Ultima Genomics

Ultima Genomics is a rapidly growing company that is developing ground-breaking genomics technologies. Our mission is to continuously drive the scale of genomic information to enable unprecedented advances in biology and improvements in human health. We have developed a foundational new approach to sequencing at scale that overcomes limitations due to the high costs of current technologies. We are well-funded and have raised approximately $600 million from global top-tier investors. Our team brings together unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and software and beyond. We are a collaborative group of more than 350 employees, including successful entrepreneurs, chemists, hardware and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts, molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Join us to develop and commercialize technologies that unleash the power of genomics at scale and empower the future of human health. 

Jun 21, 2022
Full time
Ultima Genomics Newark, CA, USA
How You’ll Contribute Build, configure, and deploy Windows hardware, OS, and applications based on product specs and to ensure high level of compliance. Work closely with Engineering and Manufacturing teams to develop application packaging and validation procedures. Automate deployment and configuration changes for scalability and reproducibility. Troubleshoot and repair OS, driver, and hardware issues on instrument computers. Serve as the Windows SME in escalations from field engineers. Create detailed technical documentation for build and deployment procedures. Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience. 3+ years of experience in managing Windows 10 systems and applications. Hands-on experience with server and desktop hardware and components. Broad experience with application packaging and OS imaging tools and solutions....
Jun 21, 2022
Full time
Ultima Genomics Newark, CA, USA
How You’ll Contribute Process development and support for multiple microfabrication and metrology tools Collaborate with and support engineers, scientists, and other team members microfabrication R&D projects Rigorous design of experiments with meticulous record keeping, working under design control Develop and implement meaningful QC metrics from R&D to production line Support writing and maintaining production SOPs Actively participate in laboratory quality and EHS programs Adhere to company policies and stays in compliance with all federal, state, and local agencies Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities Cleanroom microfabrication experience highly desired Process development & troubleshooting experience with the following methods: spin coating, PVD, CVD, PECVD, ALD, photolithography, nanoimprint lithography, soft lithography, wet etch, dry etch, RCA clean, lift-off, plating Strong background in metrology...
Jun 21, 2022
Full time
Ultima Genomics Newark, CA, USA
How You’ll Contribute Process development and ownership for multiple wet benches, microfabrication tools and their associated processes Collaborate with and support fellow engineers with other microfabrication projects Rigorous design of experiments with meticulous record keeping, working under design control Develop and implement meaningful QC metrics from R&D to production line Write and maintain production SOPs Work closely with technicians to ensure successful process implementation and sustaining support Actively participate in laboratory quality and EHS programs Adhere to company policies and stays in compliance with all federal, state, and local agencies   Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities Education: Degree in one of the following fields or closely related: chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, materials engineering, physics Experience: BS with 3+ years industry experience, MS 1+ year...
Jun 21, 2022
Full time
Ultima Genomics Newark, CA, USA
How You’ll Contribute Method optimization, including molecular biology and overall workflow, NGS library prep, and nucleic acid amplification Independently executes various molecular biology assays and experiments Independently collects and analyzes data; communicates findings to scientific teams Spends most of their working hours in the lab (90% lab work, 10% desk work) Works in a multidisciplinary environment comprising biochemists, molecular biologists, and engineers to drive toward company goal Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities BS or MS degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, biophysics, chemistry, or a closely related field. BS plus 4+ years or an MS plus 2+ years of hands-on experience working in a molecular biology wet lab environment post-graduation is a must.  Must be proficient and comfortable with the safe use of common molecular biology lab equipment. Highly organized and has...
Jun 21, 2022
Full time
Ultima Genomics Newark, CA, USA
How You’ll Contribute Synthesize novel particle formulations in aqueous media Conduct process optimizations to ensure final formulations conform to internal specifications with respect to downstream performance, stability, and reproducibility Independently execute various assays and experiments to characterize the physicochemical properties of new particle formulations Spend most of their working hours in the lab (90% lab work, 10% desk work) Work in a multidisciplinary environment comprising biochemists, molecular biologists, and engineers to drive toward company goals Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities BS or MS degree in chemistry, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical engineering, materials science, or a closely related field, with relevant hands-on laboratory experience. 0-3 years of industry experience. Exceptional new grads with relevant academic research experience will be considered. Must have proven hands-on...
Jun 21, 2022
Full time
Ultima Genomics Remote
Provide on-site service to one account, repair and/or installation of company instrumentation currently under development Review technical reports and documents from customers. Analyze issues with technical staff to find root cause and communicate next steps and timelines to customers Maintain records of tool configurations pertaining to hardware, software, consumables, and application releases Manage customer interface with research and development groups. Maintain a working relationship with customers and instill confidence and credibility in our company and product Exceed customer expectations of service, support, and the product under development Summarize and communicate issues to development engineers for triage and participate in root cause analysis investigations When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVAworks Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVAworks Career Advisor.
Jun 21, 2022
Full time
Ultima Genomics Newark, CA, USA
You will be joining a team responsible for delivering a quality complex analytical system to product launch. Over time you will become well versed in all aspects of system and understand that changing one thing can have large implications. You will work in a fast-paced engineering environment and must communicate with many different individual contributors and project leads. You must enjoy hands on work and actively working toward the success of R&D, product launch, and the company. How You’ll Contribute Upkeep, maintain and define processes to ensure maintainability of instrumentation, starting with internal instrumentation then rolling out to the field Executing tests on systems and subsystems to address reliability and robustness Analyzing test data and working to understand expected and unexpected results Consolidating and summarizing failure data from existing tools to communicate to larger design teams and ensure success of the subassembly or...
Jun 21, 2022
Contract-to-Hire
Ultima Genomics Newark, CA, USA
We are looking for a highly motivated System Manufacturing Technician to join our team! We are producing a cool product while trying to learn new technologies and have fun alongside our great team members.  There is a ton of potential for growth within the organization/company.  The excitement is just beginning! This opportunity is a temp-to-hire position with eligibility to convert in six months.. How You’ll Contribute Integrate sub-assemblies; including automation testing and documentation Track and manage system configuration and Engineering Change Order processes Understand and troubleshoot the instrumentation hardware at a component, subsystem, and system level; software, electrical and mechanical Use internal software to collect data in Excel for device history record and system bring-up Establish an understanding of module-module interactions. Identify potential design and process improvements Integrate ECOs and...
Jun 21, 2022
Full time
Ultima Genomics Newark, CA, USA
We are searching for motivated  Associate Field Service Engineers  to train for our Field Service Development Program! Immerse yourself in a 6 month program at our San Francisco Bay Area headquarters to learn how to be a field service engineer at a cutting edge genomics startup before being placed at one of our many client sites in regions across the country. In the 6 months, you will work side by side with our Engineering, Operations, Research and Commercial groups to learn about our tool from end to end. You will not spend time behind a desk. You will get hands on training on our production line, engineering labs and in the field with our experts as we work together to launch the next big thing in genomics. How You’ll Contribute Provide on-site service to one account, repair and/or installation of company instrumentation currently under development Review technical reports and documents from customers. Analyze issues with technical staff to find...