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At Lucigen, we love science.

Honestly. Fairly. Respectfully. That’s how all of us on the Lucigen team strive to work and collaborate every day. Located in the biotech hub of Madison, WI, Lucigen might just be the right fit for you. Here are some reasons why:

Transformative products, transformative careers
We are proud to provide quality products that help researchers delve more deeply into the important human health issues of our world and often at the most basic level of all DNA. All employees have the potential for career development within the organization.

Innovation doesn’t always come in a suit and tie
Lucigen employees enjoy a casual work environment with an open floor plan. Independence, innovation, teamwork, and open communication are all encouraged under a corporate philosophy that stresses, “Do the Right Thing.” Our Community Service Campaign means we get to live that motto in and out of the office.


Earned Time Off (and those important things called benefits)
Lucigen provides a generous and flexible ETO package so that traveling the world, enjoying the beach with friends and drinks, or snuggling up at home with the dog for a “staycation,” are among the many options for a positive work-life balance. Lucigen provides a competitive compensation and benefits plan that includes:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flex Spending
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Tiered ETO (Earned Time Off)

Madison: By The Numbers
#1 - “Top 100 Places to Live” (Liveability)
#1 - “Greenest Cities in America” (Nerdwallet)
#2 - “Best Cities for Families” (Wallethub)
#2 - “Top 10 U.S. Cities for Live Rock Music” (Songkick)
#3 - “Top 10 Healthiest Cities” (Liveability)
#3 - “10 Best Places for Pets to Live” (Trulia)
#4 - “Top U.S. Cycling Towns” (USA Today)
#5 - “America's Best Cities for Young Professionals” (Forbes)
Top 10 - “Top 10 Happiest Cities” (National Geographic)
#15 - “Best Places for Education” (Forbes)
5 area lakes
9 biotech companies in the list of Madison's top 100 companies
200 biking and hiking trails
260 parks (for both the human and canine residents among us)

Current Open Positions:

Desktop Support Technician I

Product Manager, Instruments

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Desktop Support Technician I

Lucigen, now a part of LGC Genomics, is looking for an enthusiastic Desktop Support Technician I to support our growing organizational information technology (IT) needs. The Technician is responsible for end user IT support at one or more sites. Support of remote employees, and in some instances international employees, will be required as well. An employee in this role will work independently, but also within a larger desktop support team, relying on the expertise of more senior technicians to resolve issues as required. This is a contract, temporary opportunity with our team.

The Desktop Support Technician I will meet or exceed the individual objectives as follows:

Customer Focus
  • Support end-user activities utilizing an Microsoft Windows-based network
  • Assist personnel of other departments as a computer resource
  • Resolve desktop support tickets in a prompt and professional manner
  • Provide computer orientation to new and existing company staff
Technical Experience
  • Resolve problems with personal computers, Windows networks, file servers, network cabling, and other related equipment, devices and systems; add or upgrade and configure disk drives, printers and related equipment
  • Perform and/or oversee software and application installation and upgrades, including management of associate software licenses and adherence to licensing policies
  • Support provisioning of laptops, desktops, monitors, and other standard end user hardware, including placing orders for hardware and software as approved by more senior technicians or management
  • Assist System Administrator in troubleshooting networks, systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctions and other operational difficulties
Commitment to Quality
  • Investigate user problems and identifies their source; determine possible solutions; test and implement solutions
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the end-users on the network
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  • 1-2 years' help desk experience
  • Associate degree in Information Technology, 2+ years' applicable IT experience, or enrollment in an information technology degreed program
  • Ability to install, configure and maintain personal computers, networks and related hardware and software
  • Knowledge of computer and/or network security systems, applications, procedures and techniques
  • Ability to identify and resolve computer system malfunctions and operations problems
  • Successful candidates with have experience with:
    • Microsoft Windows 7 and 10, Office, Outlook
    • Desktops, laptops, printers, and other peripherals
    • Internet browsers such as IE and Chrome
    • Mobile device troubleshooting (Android and iOS)
  • Successful candidates with have knowledge of:
    • Remote conferencing tools (e.g. Go-To Meeting, Skype)
    • Firewalls (specifically Sophos)
    • Computer and network security
    • Desk phone / VOIP
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Troubleshooting networking issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate technical information to nontechnical personnel
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to learn and support new systems and applications

Interested candidates should submit their resume to hr@lucigen.com with Job #018290W in the subject line.


Product Manager, Instruments

Location: Alexandria, MN (LGC Douglas Scientific)

Lucigen, now a part of LGC Genomics, is looking for a Product Manager to join our instruments and reagents product management team. This opportunity is located in Alexandria, MN with LGC Douglas Scientific. The Manager will have business ownership for assigned product categories, which entails planning and executing the product portfolio pipeline, sales support, and program management of assigned product line(s) or technologies. This individual will also serve as the marketing representative on cross-functional product development teams, specifically leading commercial input to drive new product development, and defining our value propositions for compelling positioning in key workflows are critical elements of the job role.

The Product Manager will have responsibility to meet or exceed the LGC Genomics business unit objectives as follows:

Technical Acumen
  • Translate voice of customer into product requirements, working across functions to provide the commercial input to new product development progress
  • For existing and new products, educate both internal and external stakeholders on our product features and their benefits; deliver training and tools to our sales teams as needed
  • Provide product application training, including competitive responses for all sales channels
  • Manage product master data and ensure data quality and consistency for the portfolio; drive new product registration on internal systems
Full-Cycle Product Management
  • Manage full product life cycle, including product discontinuation strategies, to ensure a seamless customer experience and smooth revenue transition
  • Ultimate responsibility for revenue, margin, customer satisfaction, and market share objectives of their portfolio
  • Under multi-year product roadmap, serve as business owner for the new product development within the portfolio
  • Lead new product direction and the launch of new products and services, delivering on business plan objectives and customer acceptance of new products
  • Measure and optimise the buyer journey as it relates to product feature adoption and usage; create case studies and customer success stories
  • Create product marketing collateral and content such as sales documentation, product videos, website copy, blog posts, brochures, on-line guides and other forums
Relationship Building
  • Partner with the Strategic Marketing Manager to develop a multi-year product roadmap and guide fiscal planning for future positioning, growth, and evolution of product platforms
  • Work closely with our sales team and external opinion leaders to understand product acceptance and prepare business cases identifying gaps and threats to product adoption
  • Speak and present both internally and externally to promote the story of our products
Minimum Qualifications
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in life science with concentrated training in specified area
  • Previous experience in regional marketing, product marketing, and/or product management
  • Experience with building product roadmaps and an understanding of product life cycle management and its application to product portfolio
  • Experience with new product development processes, including product launch and commercialization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as there is an extensive amount of writing, presenting, and selling of ideas in this role
  • Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative, cross-team capacity. This role requires work across functions and departments to bring the product to life. This individual will be at the center of the organization interacting with teammates and prospects.
  • Demonstrated experience delivering on commitments
  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to analyze situations or statements and determine their validity
  • Proven project management skills
  • Exceptional problem solving skills, married with an ability to communicate to gain consensus and facilitate decision making within a matrix environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally
  • Operates in line with LGC's core value behaviors: Respect, Integrity, Passion, Curiosity and Brilliance
Preferred Qualifications
  • MBA or equivalent desired
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process, inventory management, and distribution logistics
  • Experience with an integrated marketing automation system would be beneficial. This individual will be expected to work with E-commerce to build product pages.

Interested candidates should submit their resume to hr@lucigen.com with Job #018280W in the subject line.


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