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Technical Service Manager

Organization
Inscripta
Job Location
5500 Central Ave.
#220
Boulder, CO 80301
United States
Benefits

Inscripta offers a competitive base salary, bonus plan, benefits package and stock options to all team members.  Join us and work with a great team of people developing the world's first scalable platform for benchtop Digital Genome Engineering. At Inscripta we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our innovation, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace because the more inclusive we are as a company, the better our work will be. Inscripta is headquartered in Boulder, CO with offices in Pleasanton and San Diego, CA.  This position can be located in any one of our San Diego CA, Pleasanton CA, or Boulder CO offices.

 

Job Description

Inscripta is developing the world's first scalable platform for benchtop Digital Genome Engineering. The company’s advanced CRISPR-based platform, consisting of an instrument, reagents, and software, will offer a fully automated workflow that enables multiplexed, trackable editing of cells at an unprecedented scale. Inscripta’s goal is to empower scientists whose gene editing research is stifled by current technical and licensing limitations. By providing this unique platform and engaging in collaborative business practices, such as making its MAD7 CRISPR nuclease free for research purposes, the company enables scientists to realize a new era of biological discovery.  Due to rapid growth Inscripta has an opening for a  Technical Service Manager which can be located in any one of our Inscripta locations: Pleasanton, CA, San Diego, CA or Boulder, CO. 

 

We are looking for an outstanding Technical Service Manager to drive market adoption and ensure customer success using Inscripta’s Digital Genome Engineering platform. This individual will provide premier post-sale support to users of our instrumentation, consumables, software and assays. The TSM will assist customers with requests, questions and troubleshooting related to our edit design and analysis software, ordering and use of consumables, instrument operation, and protocols for cell handling and genotyping assays. They’ll also relay customer feedback to Field Support, Development, and Marketing to optimize the customer’s user experience.


Responsibilities: 

  • Deliver exceptional post-sale support; educate customers on the use of our technology and help them conduct their genome engineering projects to maximize their research success.
  • Triage escalated technical issues to internal departments; implement procedures to ensure their timely, effective resolution and communication within the company and to Field Sales/Support.
  • Help to build and manage the customer contact center and staff; maintain a high level of technical support and customer satisfaction by ensuring timely and accurate responses to user inquiries.
  • Act as a liaison between the customer, Field Support, Applications, Marketing, and Development by relaying customer needs, product/service improvement, competitive intelligence and market trends.
  • Serve as leader to tech support staff by implementing strategy & process for customer issue resolution.
  • Provide for resources to document, compile, and locate technical information for retrieval by technical service staff. Keep abreast of current developments in life science research.
  • Collect and review data to ensure service levels are achieved; provide reports on performance; benchmark service levels and metrics with industry norms and best-in-class providers.
  • Recommend and implement changes to methods or protocols and provide guidance in escalated situations, ensuring all techniques for solutions align with organizational objectives.
Requirements

 

  • Ph.D. or Master’s degree in a relevant field with at least 2 years’ experience, including past supervisory or equivalent responsibility. Previous technical support experience is preferred.
  • Research and/or commercial experience in one or more of the following areas: CRISPR-based genome editing, next generation sequencing, molecular biology or functional genomics.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret scientific data to educate, train, troubleshoot and demonstrate product features and benefits. Understanding of the value of exceptional technical support to research scientists.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills to present ideas and convey technical information to wide range of audiences; exceptional organizational, planning and problem-solving skills.
  • Computer skills, including spreadsheets, databases, word processing, presentations, etc.; working knowledge of order entry and client/case management systems (Netsuite, Salesforce).
  • Ability to manage self and others in an environment of multiple and changing priorities and to motivate and guide individuals toward goal achievement.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently or in close collaboration with cross-functional and geographically-distributed teams in a fast-paced environment.
  • Position is based in San Francisco/San Diego, CA area, or Boulder, CO area, with moderate (10%) travel as needed.
About Our Organization

At Inscripta, we're more a calling than a company. Maybe it's our commitment to help feed, fuel and heal humanity. Making the MAD7™ CRISPR nuclease free for research purposes may not be typical in this industry, but it's typical for us. Our primary purpose is to empower scientists whose gene editing research is stifled by current technical and licensing limitations.

We want you to make bigger discoveries, faster and at unprecedented scale, experiencing those bold breakthroughs that the Onyx™ platform will provide. We live up to our press by 'walking the walk' every day, bringing you revolutionary tools that serve the greater good. Because Inscripta's more than a company, it's our calling.