Lab Technician

Location: Riga, Latvia
Req ID: 19-MGI-041


Lab Technician(Latvia)

Position Summary:

MGI is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join its Support team. This position provides an opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and contribute to MGI's goal of improving human health by providing genomic information to understand, prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases and conditions.  As a member of the MGI Support team, the position will support next generation processes for genome sequencing.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and executing standard work procedures on a wide range of molecular biology techniques related to Next Generation Sequencing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with molecular biology experiments, mostly related to Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) operation workflow.
  • Analyzing and solving various ad hoc tasks, which occur during daily experimental processes.Provide effective and timely reporting on real time problems encountered during conducting experiments.
  • React proactively and effectively in case of emergency situations.
  • Assist in experiment preparation, such as reagents preparation, sample preparation etc.

Required Qualifications:

  • Technical Secondary school qualification or higher degree in laboratory techniques/studies or another related discipline.
  • One year of work experience in a related field is preferred. However high achieving recent graduates are welcome to apply as well.
  • Familiar with molecular biology experiments, such as DNA extraction, Electrophoresis, PCR and QPCR.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills are required.
  • The ability to work effectively as an individual and as a part of a team.


Complete Genomics does not accept unsolicited agency resumes.  Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website, employees or Human Resources. 

Complete Genomics will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Complete Genomics and will be processed accordingly without fee.

Complete Genomics has the sole discretion to determine with whom we will enter into a contract.  If you wish to work with Complete Genomics, please contact the Human Resources department at  .

Complete Genomics provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, disability, veteran or uniformed service status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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