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Technician/Scientist Assay and Product Development

Job Description

Solvias helps innovative companies advance their path to commercialization with analytical solutions powered by deep scientific expertise and a relentless focus on our customers’ success. Solvias NL, formerly Cergentis, is a leading provider of high-end genetic QC solutions, located at the Utrecht Science Park in The Netherlands. Based on our proprietary and widely published Targeted Locus Amplification (TLA) technology platform, our solutions are considered as the gold standard for the genetic characterization and quality control of genetically engineered cell lines, immunotherapy products and animals. We routinely support all leading pharma, biotech and academia globally in the fields of genome editing, biopharmaceutical drug development, cell and gene therapy and genetically engineered (animal) models.

We are looking for a Technician or Scientist Assay and Product Development to join our Assay and Product Development team. In this position, your primary responsibility will be to contribute our ongoing portfolio development by designing, developing and documenting wet-lab protocols in accordance with ICH guidelines. Furthermore, making use of your experience in wet-lab automation, you will be a driving force in the automation of existing and newly developed wet-lab workflows.


  • Plan, execute and analyze wet-lab experiments to optimize existing methods
  • Develop and validate novel methods; together with the team and customer set requirements define and plan the work according to deliverables
  • Write and update documentation (e.g. SOPs)
  • Report, present and discuss your results to and with the team and customers
  • Assist with lab management


  • You have a BSc/MSc degree (for technician position) or PhD (for scientist position) in Molecular Biology or equivalent
  • You have >2 years experience with assay development and validation under QMS (ISO, GMP)
  • You have hands-on experience with DNA-based methods such as NGS and ddPCR
  • You have hands-on experience with integrating liquid handlers into laboratory processes
  • You are result-driven, aiming for the highest quality
  • You are customer-oriented and comfortable in a commercial R&D environment
  • You are fluent in English, both in speaking and writing
  • You enjoy working in a team
  • You are available at least 32 hours per week


Working at Cergentis means working in an international and exciting environment with opportunities to grow and accelerate your career. We are a young and dynamic team of talented people from all over the world. Our company culture is best described as informal – where hard work and team spirit are considered very important. We offer a position in a fast-growing company where you will have the chance to take ownership and make an impact.


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