Laboratory Technician

Guidehouse

Job Family :

Laboratory Technician (Digital)

Travel Required :

None

Clearance Required :

Ability to Obtain Public Trust

What You Will Do :

Perform a wide variety of procedures and techniques which may include, but are not limited to: cell culture, clinical/diagnostic microbiology, DNA analysis, DNA isolation, DNA purification, DNA sequencing, flow cytometry, gene cloning, manipulation of radioactive isotopes, natural product isolation, organic synthesis, peptide synthesis, protein analysis, RNA isolation, etc.

Process primate and murine tissue and sample for downstream applications.

Perform flow cytometric cell sorting and/or analysis of research scientist-supplied samples.

Maintain detailed records of experiments and their results and prepare the information resulting from these experiments for presentations at laboratory-wide, NIH-wide, and national and international meetings and for publication.

Perform quality control and decontamination of the various laboratory spaces.

Generate laboratory records to support laboratory research, and independently performing necessary calculations.

Write report(s) of findings, state methods and procedures, include any modifications employed, specimens and materials involved, and results of experiments.

Collect, analysis, and discuss the results of each experiment with the Federal Task Leader(FTL) as part of the planning process for subsequent studies, and present these findings in individual weekly meetings with the FTL as well has lab group meetings.

Work in a BSL-3 high containment environment.

Work in an Animal BSL-3 high containment environment.

Responsible for laboratory upkeep and routine maintenance of equipment. Maintain laboratory supplies and equipment including chemicals, biological materials, etc. required to handle biological materials, carcinogens, recombinant protein materials, acids, biological wastes, etc.

Assist in conducting experiments to better understand the immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the macaque animal model.

Perform immune cell isolation, cryo-preservation, cryo-recovery and flow cytometric analysis of human blood.

Perform immunohistochemical analysis of NHP and human lung tissue specimens, including method development and operating the slide scanner and organizing the resulting image files.

What You Will Need :

BS/BA degree in related field.

Minimum of TWO (2) years of experience working in lab setting.

Knowledge of operating PET/CT scanning equipment inside the ABSL-3 environment and maintain quality control testing and records for this equipment.

Effective and clear communication skills and the ability to work in a high stress environment.

Good ability to understand and troubleshoot complex equipment.

Ability to work in a team under supervision in ABSL-3 laboratory environments following SOPs.

Experience in a ABSL-3 suite with some animal contact, and work with radioactive chemicals

What Would Be Nice To Have :

Ability to work independently on computers, software, and with imaging data to organize and create large datasets for analysis and conduct the analysis.

What We Offer:

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

Parental Leave

401(k) Retirement Plan

Group Term Life and Travel Assistance

Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance

Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits

Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities

Employee Referral Program

Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

Care.com annual membership

Employee Assistance Program

Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)

Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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