DNAe is a forward thinking and progressive company, that is integrating cutting-edge science, engineering and technology to develop life-saving diagnostic products. We pride ourselves on being a vibrant community, with our diverse colleagues from a variety of nationalities and backgrounds, meeting demanding goals means employing the best talent from around the globe.

Current Vacancies - UK
Current Vacancies - US
Inclusion, Diversity and Wellbeing

Current opportunities in the uNITED KINGDOM

We are currently seeking enterprising and highly motivated people for the following roles:

Senior Engineering Technician

United Kingdom
September 29, 2021

The Senior Engineering Technician will be responsible for practical mechanical and electrical assemblies, QC, wiring layout and adjustment of mechanical components using workshop processes. The Senior Engineering Technician will proactively collaborate with Engineers and Scientists, to plan and execute quality control, engineering development project, supplying technical support and reporting feedback to line manager to improve performance of developing R&D medical devices within a regulated ISO 13485 environment.

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Software Engineering Manager

United Kingdom
September 15, 2021

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Software Engineering Manager to head up our London based Software Engineering team. The purpose of this role is to oversee all aspects of software design and development within DNAe.

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Associate Scientist/Scientist, NGS Clonal Amplification

United Kingdom
July 15, 2021

At DNAe we have a great team consisting of dedicated and able scientists and we are looking to hire an additional talented Associate Scientist/Scientist in our Clonal Amplification team, to support the development of our DNA sequencing technology.

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BioInformatics Software Documentation Specialist

United Kingdom
July 6, 2021

We currently have a role in our BioInformatics team. The objective of the successful candidate will be to guarantee compliance of DNAe BioInformatics pipelines and processes to the following standards: ISO13845, IEC62304, IEC 62366 standards.

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Scientist, Sequencing

United Kingdom
March 17, 2021

Job opportunity - The successful candidate will be a member of the Sequencing Team, reporting to the Team Lead and supporting the Senior Scientists. Responsible for a subset of the team deliverables, comprising development of the sequencing technology on an integrated circuit (chip). The sequencing process must be compatible with cartridge-based automation and performance must meet the demanding requirements of the novel DNAe NGS platform.

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Senior Scientist, Oncology

United Kingdom
March 4, 2021

DNAe, the inventors of semiconductor-based next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology, is developing a revolutionary new NGS-based diagnostic platform in an easy-to-use, cartridge-based system designed to generate a clinically actionable result direct from clinical specimen, in a matter of hours. We are currently looking to hire outstanding scientific talent to join the multi-disciplinary NGS platform development team.

Full Job description

Senior Scientist, NGS Clonal Amplification

United Kingdom
December 1, 2020

The successful candidate will be a senior member of the NGS Clonal Amplification Team, reporting to the Subsystem Lead and responsible for a subset of the team deliverables, comprising technology development of clonal DNA amplification performed on an integrated circuit (chip). The on-chip process must be compatible with cartridge-based automation and performance must meet the demanding requirements of the novel DNAe NGS platform.

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Senior Scientist, Sequencing

United Kingdom
November 2, 2020

The successful candidate be responsible for and involved in the design and hands-on development of instrumentation that will be included in the workflow of the DNAe NGS platform. The candidate will create test fixtures at feasibility stage to support the development activities in the Science and Electronic Engineering Groups. The candidate will generate design concepts and make or have parts manufactured for test. They will take the designs and develop them through feasibility to product solution.

Full Job description

To apply, please email with your CV, covering letter and job title for the position that interests you. Please specify on your application; your availability to start and salary expectations. This will all ensure our requirements and your expectations are a good match. In addition please quote the vacancy reference in the subject line of your email.

Even if we do not currently have opportunities relevant to your field of work, we still want to hear from you.

If you have knowledge and experience in semiconductor devices, circuit design, mechanical engineering, molecular biology, diagnostics, marketing or business development and believe you could be a good fit for our company, we’d be very pleased to receive a speculative job application from you.

Whilst we always strive to respond to everyone who has taken the time to apply to us, this isn’t always possible and, in some circumstances, we will only contact you if we would like to take your application further. Please continue to look at our careers page and keep applying for any vacancies that you feel are suitable - whilst your skills and expectations might not fit our immediate requirements, we are a rapidly growing company and future positions may prove to be a better match.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for the interest you have shown in DNAe and wish you the best of luck in pursuing your career.

Current opportunities in the uNITED STATES

We are currently seeking enterprising and highly motivated people for the following roles:

Systems Integration Manager

United States
April 7, 2021

We at DNAe are currently looking to hire additional outstanding talent to join the existing multi-disciplinary NGS Engineering Group, filling key roles in the rapidly expanding program. The specific role described here is at the Manager level for Systems Integration of our NGS platform and associated assays.

Full Job description

Staff Scientist Group Lead

United States
October 20, 2021

We are seeking a strong individual to contribute to the DNAe team. The right candidate will be self-starting, detail-oriented, and able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The purpose of this role is to perform assay design and development and lead a team in library preparation and analysis.

Full Job description

Research Associate Assay Transfer

United States
October 20, 2021

We are seeking a strong individual to contribute to the DNAe team. You will be working in a cross functional team, interacting with scientists and engineers and bridging the gap between assay development and prototype design & testing. We are seeking an individual who loves to work in a team set up and together contribute to the success of the project. You will be surrounded by specialized professionals in the biotech field. There are plenty of opportunities to learn both molecular techniques and how to transfer those to an automated process.

Full Job description

Research Associate

United States
October 23, 2021

We are seeking a strong individual to contribute to the DNAe team. The right candidate will be self-starting, detail-oriented, and able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Responsibilities: • Develop infectious disease molecular assays with knowledge of real-time PCR and NGS workflows. • Experience in nucleic acid extraction from human sample including whole blood. • Perform experiments and procedures in accordance with guidance from supervisor or from written protocols. • Documenting, reporting and presenting results of experiments and procedures. • Following work instructions and SOPs, documenting procedures as required by ISO 13485 quality management systems. • Assisting in maintaining laboratory supplies and equipment.

Full Job description

To apply for our US job opportunities, please email with your CV, cover letter and specify the position that interests you.

Even if we do not currently have opportunities relevant to your field of work, we still want to hear from you.

If you have knowledge and experience in semiconductor devices, circuit design, mechanical engineering, molecular biology, diagnostics, marketing or business development and believe you could be a good fit for our company, we’d be very pleased to receive a speculative job application from you.

Whilst we always strive to respond to everyone who has taken the time to apply to us, this isn’t always possible and, in some circumstances, we will only contact you if we would like to take your application further. Please continue to look at our careers page and keep applying for any vacancies that you feel are suitable - whilst your skills and expectations might not fit our immediate requirements, we are a rapidly growing company and future positions may prove to be a better match.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for the interest you have shown in DNAe and wish you the best of luck in pursuing your career.

Inclusion, Diversity & Wellness

We are inclusive. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view.

We believe diversity drives innovation. So we’re building a culture where difference is valued. We’re always growing our network of people, programs and tools. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the communities we operate in and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

At DNAe promoting wellness in the workplace and putting our colleague’s wellbeing first is very important to us. Not only to ensure that we have a happy and productive team, but also because we genuinely care. Wellness to us is about having a healthy working environment and offering help and support when things are not so good.

Our Wellness strategy focuses on physical and mental health as well as social and community. At DNAe we enjoy organising Wellness events for our colleagues; this may include some of the following:

  • Yoga sessions
  • Guest speakers that may cover important topics such as managing and avoiding stress or anxiety, using breathing techniques and many more
  • Company Wellness Weeks with lots of fun activities and insightful advice
  • Financial advice
  • Employee Assist Programme – with confidential 3rd party advice
  • Social events to promote supportive relationships

We also have a team of Mental Health First Aiders at DNAe, the team are from all different departments and levels across the company.

They have been professionally trained to deal with a multitude of difficult and serious situations.  They are also just there sometimes to lend and ear and listen.

We understand that wellbeing and support is high on the list for our colleagues and potential candidates, we therefore strive to continuously flourish and grow in this area.

Current Vacancies
United Kingdom
Current Vacancies
United States
Inclusion, Diversity
and Wellbeing

Current opportunities in the uNITED KINGDOM

We are currently seeking enterprising and highly motivated people for the following roles:

Senior Engineering Technician

United Kingdom
September 29, 2021

The Senior Engineering Technician will be responsible for practical mechanical and electrical assemblies, QC, wiring layout and adjustment of mechanical components using workshop processes. The Senior Engineering Technician will proactively collaborate with Engineers and Scientists, to plan and execute quality control, engineering development project, supplying technical support and reporting feedback to line manager to improve performance of developing R&D medical devices within a regulated ISO 13485 environment.

Full Job description

Software Engineering Manager

United Kingdom
September 15, 2021

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Software Engineering Manager to head up our London based Software Engineering team. The purpose of this role is to oversee all aspects of software design and development within DNAe.

Full Job description

Associate Scientist/Scientist, NGS Clonal Amplification

United Kingdom
July 15, 2021

At DNAe we have a great team consisting of dedicated and able scientists and we are looking to hire an additional talented Associate Scientist/Scientist in our Clonal Amplification team, to support the development of our DNA sequencing technology.

Full Job description

BioInformatics Software Documentation Specialist

United Kingdom
July 6, 2021

We currently have a role in our BioInformatics team. The objective of the successful candidate will be to guarantee compliance of DNAe BioInformatics pipelines and processes to the following standards: ISO13845, IEC62304, IEC 62366 standards.

Full Job description

Scientist, Sequencing

United Kingdom
March 17, 2021

Job opportunity - The successful candidate will be a member of the Sequencing Team, reporting to the Team Lead and supporting the Senior Scientists. Responsible for a subset of the team deliverables, comprising development of the sequencing technology on an integrated circuit (chip). The sequencing process must be compatible with cartridge-based automation and performance must meet the demanding requirements of the novel DNAe NGS platform.

Full Job description

Senior Scientist, Oncology

United Kingdom
March 4, 2021

DNAe, the inventors of semiconductor-based next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology, is developing a revolutionary new NGS-based diagnostic platform in an easy-to-use, cartridge-based system designed to generate a clinically actionable result direct from clinical specimen, in a matter of hours. We are currently looking to hire outstanding scientific talent to join the multi-disciplinary NGS platform development team.

Full Job description

Senior Scientist, NGS Clonal Amplification

United Kingdom
December 1, 2020

The successful candidate will be a senior member of the NGS Clonal Amplification Team, reporting to the Subsystem Lead and responsible for a subset of the team deliverables, comprising technology development of clonal DNA amplification performed on an integrated circuit (chip). The on-chip process must be compatible with cartridge-based automation and performance must meet the demanding requirements of the novel DNAe NGS platform.

Full Job description

Senior Scientist, Sequencing

United Kingdom
November 2, 2020

The successful candidate be responsible for and involved in the design and hands-on development of instrumentation that will be included in the workflow of the DNAe NGS platform. The candidate will create test fixtures at feasibility stage to support the development activities in the Science and Electronic Engineering Groups. The candidate will generate design concepts and make or have parts manufactured for test. They will take the designs and develop them through feasibility to product solution.

Full Job description

To apply, please email with your CV, covering letter and job title for the position that interests you. Please specify on your application; your availability to start and salary expectations. This will all ensure our requirements and your expectations are a good match. In addition please quote the vacancy reference in the subject line of your email.

Even if we do not currently have opportunities relevant to your field of work, we still want to hear from you.

If you have knowledge and experience in semiconductor devices, circuit design, mechanical engineering, molecular biology, diagnostics, marketing or business development and believe you could be a good fit for our company, we’d be very pleased to receive a speculative job application from you.

Whilst we always strive to respond to everyone who has taken the time to apply to us, this isn’t always possible and, in some circumstances, we will only contact you if we would like to take your application further. Please continue to look at our careers page and keep applying for any vacancies that you feel are suitable - whilst your skills and expectations might not fit our immediate requirements, we are a rapidly growing company and future positions may prove to be a better match.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for the interest you have shown in DNAe and wish you the best of luck in pursuing your career.

Current opportunities in the uNITED STATES

We are currently seeking enterprising and highly motivated people for the following roles:

Research Associate

United States
October 23, 2021

We are seeking a strong individual to contribute to the DNAe team. The right candidate will be self-starting, detail-oriented, and able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Responsibilities: • Develop infectious disease molecular assays with knowledge of real-time PCR and NGS workflows. • Experience in nucleic acid extraction from human sample including whole blood. • Perform experiments and procedures in accordance with guidance from supervisor or from written protocols. • Documenting, reporting and presenting results of experiments and procedures. • Following work instructions and SOPs, documenting procedures as required by ISO 13485 quality management systems. • Assisting in maintaining laboratory supplies and equipment.

Full Job description

Staff Scientist Group Lead

United States
October 20, 2021

We are seeking a strong individual to contribute to the DNAe team. The right candidate will be self-starting, detail-oriented, and able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The purpose of this role is to perform assay design and development and lead a team in library preparation and analysis.

Full Job description

Research Associate Assay Transfer

United States
October 20, 2021

We are seeking a strong individual to contribute to the DNAe team. You will be working in a cross functional team, interacting with scientists and engineers and bridging the gap between assay development and prototype design & testing. We are seeking an individual who loves to work in a team set up and together contribute to the success of the project. You will be surrounded by specialized professionals in the biotech field. There are plenty of opportunities to learn both molecular techniques and how to transfer those to an automated process.

Full Job description

Systems Integration Manager

United States
April 7, 2021

We at DNAe are currently looking to hire additional outstanding talent to join the existing multi-disciplinary NGS Engineering Group, filling key roles in the rapidly expanding program. The specific role described here is at the Manager level for Systems Integration of our NGS platform and associated assays.

Full Job description

To apply for our US job opportunities, please email with your CV, cover letter and specify the position that interests you.

Even if we do not currently have opportunities relevant to your field of work, we still want to hear from you.

If you have knowledge and experience in semiconductor devices, circuit design, mechanical engineering, molecular biology, diagnostics, marketing or business development and believe you could be a good fit for our company, we’d be very pleased to receive a speculative job application from you.

Whilst we always strive to respond to everyone who has taken the time to apply to us, this isn’t always possible and, in some circumstances, we will only contact you if we would like to take your application further. Please continue to look at our careers page and keep applying for any vacancies that you feel are suitable - whilst your skills and expectations might not fit our immediate requirements, we are a rapidly growing company and future positions may prove to be a better match.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for the interest you have shown in DNAe and wish you the best of luck in pursuing your career.

Inclusion, Diversity & Wellness

We are inclusive. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view.

We believe diversity drives innovation. So we’re building a culture where difference is valued. We’re always growing our network of people, programs and tools. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the communities we operate in and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

At DNAe promoting wellness in the workplace and putting our colleague’s wellbeing first is very important to us. Not only to ensure that we have a happy and productive team, but also because we genuinely care. Wellness to us is about having a healthy working environment and offering help and support when things are not so good.

Our Wellness strategy focuses on physical and mental health as well as social and community. At DNAe we enjoy organising Wellness events for our colleagues; this may include some of the following:

  • Yoga sessions
  • Guest speakers that may cover important topics such as managing and avoiding stress or anxiety, using breathing techniques and many more
  • Company Wellness Weeks with lots of fun activities and insightful advice
  • Financial advice
  • Employee Assist Programme – with confidential 3rd party advice
  • Social events to promote supportive relationships

We also have a team of Mental Health First Aiders at DNAe, the team are from all different departments and levels across the company.

They have been professionally trained to deal with a multitude of difficult and serious situations. They are also just there sometimes to lend and ear and listen.


We understand that wellbeing and support is high on the list for our colleagues and potential candidates, we therefore strive to continuously flourish and grow in this area.