Careers at Silicon Kinetics

Silicon Kinetics (San Diego, CA) is a dynamic bioanalytical tools, consumables and services company which addresses critical needs in the pharmaceutical, biotech and life science research industries. Our team impacts critical reseach efforts around the world.

Even if there are no specific postings, SKi is always looking for experienced personnel to join the team, particularly individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment and can make meaningful contibutions to our customers needs. SKi offers competitive compensation, benefits and stock options.

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Laboratory Technician

Silicon Kinetics is currently looking for a laboratory technician to assist our staff in preparing and testing our SKi Sensor consumables line.

The successful candiate will be primarily a team player who can both take direction and work independently. In this position you will be exposed and contribute to a wide set of disciplines including materials science, biochemistry, chemistry, electrical engineering and computer science. This would be an ideal first position for a fresh college graduate.

  • Follow protocols necessary to create SKi Sensor chips
  • Keep careful track of all activities in a monitored laboratory notebook
  • Work safely with typical lab chemicals like acids, bases and flammables
  • Bachelors degree in chemistry, biochemistry or equivalent
  • Understanding of basic chemistry, i.e. making buffers, measuring pH etc.
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Very comfortable with computer systems (office software, database etc.)
  • Programming skills a plus