Scientist II

Los Gatos, CA 95032

Posted: 03/09/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 15250

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Scientist II to be part of our client’ s team in the South Bay. This is an opportunity to work with one of the largest Biopharmaceutical companies in the world developing innovative medicine to improve the quality of patients’ lives.

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

You can find additional information on our company website at

Scientist II

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life threatening conditions.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.  
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Works under general supervision to conduct and monitor laboratory experiments utilizing established and published procedures, and technical and theoretical understanding.
  • Makes recommendations to resolve problems encountered during experimental procedures.
  • Assumes responsibility for the accuracy, quality, and timeliness of experimental results.
  • Summarizes experimental results, and reviews conclusions with supervisor/project leader.
  • Communicates results of experiments in the form of reports and presentations. Keeps supervisor/project leader informed of project status, particularly of significant findings and results in critical problem areas.
  • Performs work according to established internal safety guidelines and procedures, and as specified by appropriate external regulatory agencies (e.g., OSHA).
  • Analyzes experimental data using various data analysis  software  and/or applying quantitative methods.
  •   Forms conclusions, and provides/documents process improvements.
  • Uses technical writing skills to produce reports and documents.
  • May present findings at internal meeting.
  • Assumes accountability for own electronic notebook documentation, ensuring experimental methods and results are recorded timely, accurately and consistently, and according to established formats.
  • Participates in routine lab maintenance, lab safety, ISO, and QSR implementation.
  • May troubleshoot issues related to instrumentation. Keeps informed of trends and developments in area of scientific responsibility.Knows and effectivley uses the broad concepts of a particular field or  specialization  to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity.
  • May act as a lead for assigned projects or team.

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Biological/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Master' s degree optional.
  • Typically 2 to 6 years of relevant industry experience.
  • Ability to design and execute relevant laboratory experimentation and determine next steps within the context of overall project goals



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