Come work at Spartan.

Like the Spartan warriors of Ancient Greece, we need smart, hard-working, and honorable team members who get things done.

10 Reasons to work at Spartan

We work because we believe in what we do.

No one punches the clock.

Supportive team.

We’re here for each other. No lone wolves.

Comfortable dress code.

Jeans and T-shirt if you’re not meeting customers.

Balance work and play.

You’re allowed to have a life.

We get things done.

No excuses. No red tape.

Speak your mind.

Students may challenge the CEO.

Waste not, want not.

We make the most out of what we have.

Meaningful mission.

Faster DNA results improve lives.

Help make history.

Bring the power of DNA testing to everyone.

There is such a thing as a free lunch after all.

Company lunch every Friday.

Job Postings

Due to the volume of applicants, please do not contact us by telephone or in person. We appreciate you taking the time to apply and thanks for your understanding.


To apply for any job posting, please send your resume and a brief cover letter to careers@spartanbio.com. Please include the job position title in the subject line of your email.

Posting date: Sept 2016


Description:

Spartan Bioscience is a leading biotech / biotechnology company in Ottawa, Ontario with a point-of-care medical device platform for DNA diagnostics. Spartan is seeking a smart and hard-working senior sales / business development representative for the worldwide commercial launch of Spartan’s DNA testing system.

  • You will be responsible for direct sales and/or channel management for the Spartan RX CYP2C19 System.
  • You will be selling primarily into international markets.
  • You will be working with hospitals and reference labs to build a clinical customer base.
  • You have experience with capital equipment sales and/or complex product integration and negotiations.
  • You take initiative, are highly organized, and work quickly.
  • You can be given any task and run with it. We’re looking for motivated self-starters ready to revolutionize personalized medicine.
  • 30%+ overnight travel required.

Qualifications:
  • Degree in Life Sciences
  • Minimum 3-5 years sales experience with a proven track record for success

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience and relationships with clinical customers including CLIA High Complexity labs
  • Experience selling into the US/internationally
  • Experience negotiating complex deals
  • Experience bringing new products and technologies to market

Apply:

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to careers@spartanbio.com. Please include the job position title in the subject line of your email.

Posting date: Sept 2016


Description:

Spartan Bioscience is a leading biotech / biotechnology company in Ottawa, Ontario with a point-of-care medical device platform for DNA diagnostics. Spartan is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic R&D scientist to perform new product research and design work.

  • You enjoy being involved in assay development and working in the lab
  • You will be researching new techniques in molecular diagnostic applications
  • You will be assisting in quality control procedures, verification and validation
  • Past supervisors trust your technical capabilities and have relied on you to perform challenging experiments
  • You are excited to work at a growing, innovative company

Qualifications:
  • A 5+ year proven track record of working in molecular diagnostics
  • You identify yourself as an expert in primer/probe design
  • You are meticulous at bench work and record keeping
  • Experience working in an ISO 13485 regulated environment is preferred
  • MSc or PhD in Biological Sciences

Apply:

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to careers@spartanbio.com. Please include the job position title in the subject line of your email.

Posting date: Sept 2016


Description:

Spartan Bioscience is a leading biotech / biotechnology company in Ottawa, Ontario with a point-of-care medical device platform for DNA diagnostics. Spartan is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic research technician to help develop real-time PCR assays for Spartan’s sample-to-result DNA devices. You will be responsible for:

  • Collecting DNA samples
  • Ordering and testing PCR primers and probes
  • Analyzing experiments and suggesting next steps

Qualifications:
  • BSc or MSc in Biological Sciences
  • Experience with molecular biology techniques, especially real-time PCR
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Apply:

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to careers@spartanbio.com. Please include the job position title in the subject line of your email.

Posting date: Sept 2016


Description:

Spartan Bioscience is a leading biotech / biotechnology company in Ottawa, Ontario with a point-of-care medical device platform for DNA diagnostics. Spartan is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic junior systems engineer to help implement into manufacturing DNA testing devices and technologies. You will be responsible for:

  • Systems design of manufacturing processes
  • Troubleshooting and analyzing data to drive system changes
  • Definition and implementation of system-to-system interactions
  • Assisting in calibration design and implementation
  • Verification and validation of systems performance

Qualifications:
  • 1-5 years of experience in a system design role or equivalent
  • Experienced with some of control systems, thermal systems, electrical systems, manufacturing and/or optics
  • Coding experience in Python
  • Degree in Systems Design Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience working in an ISO 9000, ISO 9001 or ISO 13485 environment is preferred

Apply:

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to careers@spartanbio.com. Please include the job position title in the subject line of your email.

Posting date: Sept 2016


Description:

Spartan Bioscience is a leading biotech / biotechnology company in Ottawa, Ontario with a point-of-care medical device platform for DNA diagnostics. Spartan is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic systems engineer to work in our next generation products team. You will be responsible for:

  • Systems design of research devices and technologies
  • Performing research in interdisciplinary areas
  • Working on the control system for prototype devices
  • Defining prototype electronic requirements and processes
  • Definition and implementation of system-to-system interactions
  • Maintaining a holistic view of the product

Qualifications:
  • A 3+ year proven track record of working on systems design of new product developments
  • Experienced with control systems, thermal systems, electrical systems, manufacturing and optics
  • Hands on experience with lab measurement and electronic prototype (ie. Oscilloscope, breadboard)
  • Coding experience for prototyping, Python, Arduino or similar
  • Degree in Systems Design Engineering or equivalent
  • Ability to iterate design quickly and work in a fast-paced prototyping team

Apply:

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to careers@spartanbio.com. Please include the job position title in the subject line of your email.