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Lab Technician, Contractor

Location: Pleasanton, CA

10x Genomics is building tools for scientific discovery that reveal and address the true complexities of biology and disease. Through a combination of novel microfluidics, chemistry and bioinformatics, our award-winning Chromium™ System is enabling researchers around the world to more fully understand the fundamentals of biology at unprecedented resolution and scale. Learn more at


Fueled by equal parts scientific vision and determined passion, we are delivering unprecedented innovation to short-read sequencing technologies and transforming how genomic information is accessed. You will feel the 10x difference the moment you enter our offices and labs. There’s a dynamic energy here, and we’re looking for the best of the best to be a part of it. We are seeking talented professionals excited to build new technology that advances scientific research while growing their career within a dynamic, supportive environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in maintaining R&D laboratory equipment (inclusive of day to day user maintenance, scheduled calibration and scheduled preventative maintenance), along with the laboratory manager and service vendors  

  • Assist with the installation of new lab equipment 

  • Be the point of contact for all lab-related service vendors

  • Provide general lab support, clean and maintain laboratories, maintain lab coat inventory

  • Performs duties as assigned in conjunction with Laboratory Operations Manager

Required Skills and Background

  • High school Degree or associates

  • 1-3 years of lab experience
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills 

  • Strong communication skills: listening, speaking, writing, and interacting

  • Attention to detail 

  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

  • Must be flexible, forward-thinking, motivated, and have the ability to act independently

  • Basic computer skills

  • Demonstrated skill in troubleshooting and problem-solving


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Pleasanton, CA

10x Genomics
6230 Stoneridge Mall Road
Pleasanton, CA 94588-3260
+1 925 401 7300
+1 800 709 1208

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160 Spear St.,
Suite 1130
San Francisco, CA 94105
+1 925 401 7300
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Crown Business Center Key Point II,
Schipholweg 103,
2316 XC Leiden,
The Netherlands

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Södra Fiskartorpsvägen 15C,
114 33 Stockholm,


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Science Park 2,
20 Science Park Road,
#02-32A/33 Teletech Park,
Singapore 117674

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2421, Cloud 9 International Plaza,
No 1018 Changning Road,
Shanghai, 200042 China