NGS Lab Tech

BioRefrence Labs

Date posted: 02-14-19

We are seeking an NGS Lab Technician (FT, 40hrs per week) for our Gaithersburg, MD location.

Schedule: Monday-Thursday 1:30pm-10:00pm & Sunday 8:30pm-5:00am OR

Tuesday-Friday 1:30pm-10:00pm & Saturday 8:30am-5:00pm



A GeneDx NGS Lab Technician performs a higher than entry level role in the testing of clinical DNA specimens for the purpose of diagnosing genetic disease using manual and automated methods in a team environment, and following established policies and procedures in a professional manner.

Responsibilities Include

  • Implements the standard operating procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analysis, reporting of results to team leads, supervisors and test managers, and record-keeping
  • Prepares DNA libraries for NGS
  • Performs sequencing runs on Illumina Sequencers
  • Adheres to standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Conducts diligent record-keeping and reporting
  • Adheres to quality control policies including equipment maintenance, reagent preparation and testing, and general lab practices
  • Meets or exceeds target workload with accuracy
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • BS degree in Biology, Medical Technology, or related life science
  • College course credits must include (16) credits of Biology, (16) credits of chemistry, and (3) credits of Math
  • (0-1) year relevant work experience
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills

Benefits Include

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401K retirement savings plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Discounts
  • Many promotions from within and more

To learn more about GeneDx, please visit our website at

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