Senior Scientist, System Integration

Guilford, Connecticut

Company Description

Quantum-Si is pioneering a new generation of technology to create the market of Next Generation Protein Sequencing (NGPS). Similar to Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS), which gave us a blueprint of what could happen by studying our DNA, NGPS enables an unbiased view of the proteome through improved scale, resolution, and sensitivity leading to better understanding of disease and improved general health.

We operate at the intersection of biochemistry, chemistry, hardware, molecular biology, photonics, semiconductor chips, and software with a goal to drive a digital transformation of a $36 billion dollar proteomics market.

Join us on the journey to transform healthcare, motivated by the idea that the products you work on will change the lives of millions of people around the world.

Job Description

The successful candidate will conduct and analyze System Integration activities for a highly technical, multi-disciplinary automated workflow.

As part of our team, your core responsibilities will be: 

  • Conduct and analyze system integration evaluations for multi-step, multi-component biological workflows.
    • Prepare and deliver analyzed reports.
  • Conduct and analyze routine baseline operations for multi-step, multi-component biological workflows.
    • Prepare and deliver relevant analyses (timeline, component performance, etc.), suggesting root cause activities and corrective actions.
  • Participate in the development of analyses to improve system performance.
  • Periodic weekend work and long days may be required
  • Occasional travel may be required.


Minimum of 3 years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Biological Engineering. Minimum of 1 year with a M.S. Alternatively, 4 years of directly related experience in lieu of degree may be considered as well.

  • Working experience with biological assay development and operation.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills are required, and the ability to interact well in group meetings/working environments.
  • Background in multivariate statistical analysis, including multivariate regression analysis.
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to follow complex protocols accurately and reproducibly.
  • Keen powers of observation, able to identify and capture critical insights associated with testing processes.  
  • Takes ownership of tasks and problems and provides solutions.
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic who can work independently, but who also functions well in a collaborative team environment.
  • Demonstrated soft skills: able to maintain excellent rapport with colleagues in the face of tight timelines.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with: 
    • Next Generation Sequencing workflows and reagents and/or
    • Protein sample preparation workflows and reagents
  • Experience working in start-up environments
  • Familiarity with statistical analyses using software such as SAS, JMP, R or Minitab beneficial.

You Deeply Identify with Core Quantum-Si Values:

  • Efficient & Speedy - you get work done in a fraction of the time as industry peers 
  • Intellectually Curious - you are thoughtful & inquisitive; people enjoy working with you because they learn from you
  • Mission-Driven & Committed - you are passionate about the company's purpose and are immensely productive
  • Team Oriented - you celebrate and take joy in the success of others on the team

Additional Information

We offer great perks: 

  • Fully covered medical insurance plan, and dental & vision coverage - as a health-tech company, we place great worth on our teams’ well-being
  • Competitive salaried compensation - we value our employees and show it 
  • Equity - we want every employee to be a stakeholder
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits - we make your commute more reasonable 
  • Free onsite meals + kitchen stocked with snacks.
  • 401k plan - we facilitate your retirement goals
  • Beautiful office near the ocean-front in historic Guilford, Connecticut
  • The opportunity to build a revolutionary healthcare product and save millions of lives! 

For this role, we provide visa assistance for qualified candidates. 

Quantum-Si does not accept agency resumes.

Quantum-Si is an E-Verify and equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or Veteran status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.