Waters Corporation

  • Senior Applications Scientist

    System ID
    8860
    Company Name
    Waters Division
    Category
    Informatics
    Job Locations
    UK-Newcastle
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Location : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Overview

    We're looking for a scientist to join the development team in our small and friendly Newcastle office, to help us create our best-in-class scientific analysis software.

     

    The successful candidate will have both experience analysing mass spectrometry data and laboratory experience working on the development of protein-based biotherapeutics. The successful candidate will be an integral part of our software development team - not writing code - but helping us to understand the science, analysis, and workflows involved with the applications we develop.

    Responsibilities

    It's not necessary to be confident performing all of the tasks in this list. It's here to give an impression of what the role can involve:

    • Use your experience to help the team understand the software they're creating from a scientist's point of view
    • Further your understanding of the end user's scientific objectives through interaction and collaboration
    • Provide feedback on the software we develop and help to shape the product
    • Support the team by providing mass spectrometry data and the analysis of that data
    • Train external customers and internal staff on the use of our software applications
    • Represent the company at external meetings as a source of technical expertise
    • Maintain an awareness of competitor activities and product capabilities
    • Remain up-to-date on relevant scientific developments

    Qualifications

    We're looking for a scientist with experience working on the development of protein-based biotherapeutics (late-stage discovery, characterisation, clone selection, monitoring, QC).

     

    We don't expect a complete match on all of the following items in this qualifications section. We're interested in people with:

    • A post-graduate qualification in a life science related subject
    • Experience using mass spectrometry in a biopharmaceutical field
    • Experience analysing peptide-based data
    • Experience of working in a scientific environment

    As well as people who are:

    • A team player who is able to work with enthusiasm in a collaborative environment
    • A good communicator, able to explain scientific concepts to non-scientists
    • Interested in helping with the development of software applications

     


     

    What can we offer?

    A positive work environment

    The Newcastle office is home to a small, experienced R&D team. We care about making good products. We care about understanding the science, and the user. We value team communication and collaboration. We work closely together and try to continuously improve. We support personal development in a way that makes sense to the individual.

     

    The chance to really contribute and help change the world

    The team in Newcastle is focussing on the biopharmaceutical domain; the products we're creating will help scientists all over the world to develop life-changing drugs. It's critical we understand the science, the domain, and the customer; working here you'll be a key member of the R&D team, helping us to understand and make the best possible products.

     

    Big-company benefits; small team attitude

    Waters is a large company providing good employee benefits, including a company pension scheme and a healthcare package. Despite being part of such a large company, the Newcastle office operates as a small team. We have a flexible approach to work and maintain a friendly, productive working environment.

     

    An easy commute

    Our core working hours are from 10 am to 4 pm (in a 37 hour week), meaning you can avoid the rush hour. Overlooking the Newcastle quayside, we're also just a couple of minutes' walk from the nearest Metro station and 10 minutes' walk from Central Station, so you might be able to avoid the roads altogether.

     


     

    Company Description

    Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations serving the life, materials and food sciences for 60 years. With approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with products available in more than 100 countries.


    Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments, VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.


    Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality.

     

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