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AKESOgen is actively seeking scientists who are driven to tackle problems, can work in a team, and who have an interest in working in the genomics services industry. We are committed to having a work environment that is exciting and challenging to be able to achieve our goals.

To apply for a position, please email your resume to hr@akesogen.com.

NOTE: We receive such a large number of resumes, that we require a cover letter to be considered. Since we take the time to read your cover letter, we expect the cover letter to include more detail than an edited MS Word template. We encourage you to think about why working with a small company is both interesting and rewarding for you, and why you think adding your talent and character to our company would be both interesting and rewarding for us.

AKESOgen does not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of color, sex, race, religion, national origin, age or disability. We are an equal opportunities employer.


Current open positions are listed below:

Research Associate
Software Analyst


Job Title: Research Associate

This individual is a Research Associate who will work with a team of research associates and scientist at AKESOgen. The Research Associate will work under the general direction of a Team Lead. This individual will perform extractions on a variety of sample types, genotyping on Affymetrix and/or Illumina platform equipment maintenance, solution and reagent preparation in addition to other tasks in laboratory. All duties are subject to change by managers during employment. The following is an outline and is not intended to be inclusive of all tasks that could be requested of employee.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • A team player helping to construct, implement, and manage multiple experiments.
  • Operate automated liquid handling platforms for sample processing, DNA/RNA extraction and quantification instruments.
  • Complete projects under guidance of senior lab personnel.
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and organized lab.
  • Document and maintain records systematically such that they can be easily obtained when needed.
  • Ensure the accuracy of the information before filing.
  • Assist the team leads and scientists in related function.
  • Assist in tracking, stocking and restocking inventory.
  • Understand and follow OSHA, CLIA and CAP guidelines.
  • Maintain instrumentation and the appropriate documentation for each instrument.
  • Demonstrate a high level of ethics in all aspects of professional practice.
  • Demonstrate commitment to quality and continuous improvement.
  • Assist with the development of research newsletters, presentations, and reports as needed.

Required Skills and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a clinical, health or life sciences field required. MS preferred.
  • Minimum one year of experience in laboratory setting required.
  • Experience with Genotyping on Affymetrix and/or Illumina platform.
  • Previous experience in Nucleic acid extraction is a plus.
  • Excellent practical knowledge about the applications of scientific principles.
  • Ability to trouble-shoot, investigate and report discrepancies to supervisor.
  • Ability to work well in a group as well as carry out individual assignments.
  • A basic knowledge of good laboratory practices plus analytical and decision-making ability.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, computer skills, and organizational ability required.
  • Ability to focus for long periods on a task, able to lift 50lbs, and willingness to learn.

Job Location: 3155 Northwoods Place, Peachtree Corners, Georgia, 30071

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

The position requires work during: Week Days. Occasional weekends if required.

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Job Title: Software Analyst

AKESOgen is seeking a Programmer Analyst to develop applications. This person will report to the IT Director.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal and external customers to understand, clarify, analyze and document business requirements for the Laboratory Information Management System
  • Develop highly scalable Web Applications using ASP.NET MVC and C#
  • Design and implement unit, integration, and regression tests
  • Respond to ad hoc requests for information from internal and external customers and assist with report generation and automation
  • Assist in the creation of SOPs, work instructions, and other controlled documents
  • Communicate accurate and timely project status, issues, risks and scope changes to all stakeholders
  • Perform other related duties as necessary

Required Skills and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Biological Sciences
  • Two-Five years experience writing stored procedures and triggers using T/SQL or PL/SQL
  • Five-Ten years experience developing MVC applications in C# utilizing Razor, Ajax, jQuery, JSON, AngularJS and/or React
  • Experience writing RESTful APIs
  • Experience working in a laboratory or pharmaceutical setting is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices, Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and other governing regulatory requirements.
  • Understanding of CFR 21, ISO 27001, GDPR, and HIPAA as they relate to data validation and privacy

Job Location: 3155 Northwoods Place, Peachtree Corners, Georgia, 30071

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Shift Description 8am-5pm Week Days. Occasional weekends if required.

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