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Senior Scientist (R1038817) in Valencia, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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    Valencia, CA
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Job Description

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.


  • Assist with optimizing and improving flow cytometry operations
  • Perform routine technical troubleshooting of flow cytometry instruments and assays
  • Perform bench work and routine gating for operational support
  • Performs data analysis and reporting of flow cytometry clinical samples across a variety of cytometry assays.
  • Provides technical expertise, leadership and support for flow cytometry operations for assay/result troubleshooting.
  • Reviews and documents the results of technology transfers and process improvement validations. Collaborates with the Translational Sciences Laboratory where appropriate.
  • Investigate and resolve operational and quality issues within the flow cytometry department.
  • Write and review standard operating procedures and policies for the department.
  • Assist in the qualification and validation of new or repaired instruments.
  • Assists with training for flow cytometry staff for new and existing assays.
  • All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).


  • Bachelors degree in chemical, physical, biological science, or clinical laboratory science
  • 5+ years of laboratory related experience with Flow Cytometry, experience in regulated clinical lab is preferred
  • CLIA and ASCP certification is highly preferred


  • A good understanding of equipment, software and processes of flow cytometry and the overall subject area.
  • Knowledge of clinical and/or research laboratory environment and quality control procedures.
  • Excellent Excel skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and work to short deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.
  • Good oral communication skills.

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Job ID: R1038817