VP, Assay Development

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Quanterix is a company on a mission to change the way in which healthcare is provided by giving researchers the ability to closely examine the continuum from health to disease. In our focused therapeutic areas, our revolutionary technology, Simoa®, is helping researchers advance the science of precision health. Simoa® is changing the way in which the biology of health and disease is studied by giving researchers the ability to closely examine critical biomarkers in most therapeutic areas including neurology, infectious disease, oncology, inflammation, and cardiology. To continue our extraordinary growth, we are hiring a VP, Assay Development located in Billerica, MA


We are looking for an experienced and motivated candidate to join our Research Products team, who will lead a team of assay development scientists to develop and validate new immunoassay reagents for Quanterix's proprietary Simoa technology platforms. This individual will apply strong leadership skills and experience to build, coach, and develop teams and lead them in all immunoassay development projects across both bead and planar platforms.  The candidate is expected to have a thorough understanding of procedures and process, including assay development, assay qualification and transfer of products to operations. It is important that the candidate works well in cross-functional teams and this position requires excellent communication skills.   

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead, coach, and develop team of assay development scientists
  • Manage available resources to achieve timely execution of projects on the product roadmap; working with cross-functional teams to set deliverables and execute plans
  • Overall responsibility for the development and launch of Quanterix bead and planar Simoa assays
  • Ensure effective collaboration with operations teams to successfully transfer developed assays to manufacturing and QC
  • Coordinate departmental resources and manage teams with multiple development projects simultaneously
  • Accountable for product roadmap delivery, program success, and progress relative to goals and timelines
  • Ensure scientifically appropriate data analysis, interpretation, and reporting
  • Review and/or approve Technical Protocols, Method development and Qualification reports
  • Develop and maintain good laboratory practices to govern the activities within the laboratory
  • Represent Quanterix at scientific, medical, regulatory, business and other professional meetings
  • Establish, maintain, and grow strategic scientific collaborations to support development of the assay pipeline.



What We’ll Expect From You:

  • Entrepreneurial drive to succeed and a high degree of self-motivation
  • Ph.D. in Biology, Biochemistry, or other life science such as Immunology
  • 10+ years of leadership experience working in life sciences product development
  • Desired experience includes immunoassay reagent development, protein analytics and assay optimization
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop teams.
  • Experience with establishment of robust assay development and manufacturing procedures
  • Excellent written and oral communication, collaboration and negotiation skills, with proven ability to be assertive while building productive cross-functional relationships; experience managing multiple stakeholders and resolving conflict within teams.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and pay close attention to detail
  • Knowledge or experience with different technology platforms is highly desired 
  • Experience developing products at the reagent/instrument interface experience


Why You’ll Like Working For Us:

Our Technology: Quanterix’ technology is designed to enable much earlier disease detection, better prognoses and enhanced treatment methods to improve the quality of life and longevity of the population for generations to come. The technology is currently being used for research applications in several therapeutic areas. The company was established in 2007 and is in Billerica, Massachusetts. For additional Information, please visit https://www.quanterix.com.


Our Commitment To Employees: We have a free, state-of-the-art onsite fitness center for all employees. To keep you fueled up, we provide onsite employees free bagels every Monday morning, and free snacks and drinks every day! Quanterix hosts Virtual Bingo nights with all employees when we can see families, pets, and win amazing prizes. Unwind on Tuesdays and Thursdays with a virtual yoga session. In addition to competitive compensation and a 401k plan with an employer match, we offer competitive health, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents. We offer a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Life, Disability, and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurances, and Mental Health Care, we offer generous Maternity & Paternity leave, Family Medical Leave, Fertility Assistance, Dependent Care, Military Leave and Vacation Carryover. All employees are awarded Equity, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, a Performance Bonus, and 1:1 Financial Counseling/Planning. We also offer Tuition Assistance.


Our Culture: Quanterix is committed to a Diverse and Inclusive workplace. We have a Diversity Program with Executive Sponsorship. Our core values are Accountability, Teamwork, Trust, and Transparency OR ATT2. Meet some of our team HERE. Quanterix is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Quanterix will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.