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Genomics Assay Development Lead/Principal Scientist


Volta Labs

Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Sunday, March 26, 2023
Volta Labs, Inc. ( is an MIT spin-off that has unlocked powerful new capabilities with our proprietary fluidic technology. Working at the intersection of engineering and biology, we are developing the future of automation and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in life sciences. We are at an exciting inflection point as we emerge out of stealth mode and scale up. Alongside our collaborators, we have demonstrated powerful and unique competencies that are now being developed into robust products for the decentralization of Next Generation Sequencing. This beachhead application is on the bleeding edge of innovation and adoption, and we intend to shape the future with our paradigm shifting platform. 
Working at Volta Labs means having big ambitions for solving the world’s most challenging problems. We take pride in having a wealth of internal knowledge and experiences across all aspects of technology, and we hope that you can add fresh perspectives to that! We strive to build a community of collaborative, disruptive, and respectful team members who feel empowered to be themselves every day.
We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Applications Development Lead to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading technical feasibility and product development of NGS sample prep workflows on the Volta Labs platform. They will lead a team of junior scientists as well as be hands-on in the lab. This role will work closely with internal product management and engineering teams as well as interface with external partners including customers.