Field Service Engineer, NGS - Virginia (Remote)

Location: Virginia
Req ID: 22-MGI-024


Job Title: Field Service Engineer, NGS - Virginia (Remote)

Reports to: Director of Field and Sales Support

Department: FSE USA

Location: US Northeast Region including the Greater Boston Area, Maryland (MD), Virginia (VA), Delaware (DE), Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania (PA)


Job Summary

As the Field Service Engineer, reporting directly to the Director of Field and Sales Support, you will be responsible for providing onsite and remote service and support to customers. As a Field Service Engineer, you will also be responsible for providing feedback and service knowledge to other departments to drive improvements and share information on Instrumentations. The Field Service Engineer will perform service activities at clinical and scientific research sites according to approved written instructions, and documents the activities performed.


Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot, repair, and perform preventative maintenance on NGS (Next Generation Sequencing) Instruments according to documented instructions.
  • Install and remove NGS Instruments at clinical sites according to documented instructions.
  • Document activities, as required.
  • Coordinate service activities with site personnel, as needed.
  • Provide technical phone support to customers.
  • Communicate and help resolve technical issues in preparation for the install of the NGS Instruments.
  • Train others to perform servicing activities on NGS Instruments.
  • Generate service instruction documentation.
  • Follow all safety policies and procedures.
  • Support manufacturing, as needed.
  • Other duties, as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering/science field or equivalent experience.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and professionalism. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve malfunctions in complex electromechanical systems.
  • Previous experience with NGS instrumentation preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, time management, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Ability to follow procedures without deviation.
  • Up to 70% travel.


The base salary range for this position is $56,000 to $75,000. This position will also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. The actual compensation paid to any individual for this position may vary depending on factors such as experience, internal equity, market conditions, education/training, and skill level. Actual compensation will be confirmed in writing at the time of offer



Complete Genomics offers its eligible employees and their dependents (including domestic partners) a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Complete Genomics contributes to the benefits package.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Commuter Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • 20 PTO days and 11 holidays per year


About Us

Complete Genomics is a leading producer of advanced genomic sequencing technologies, and its multi-omics platforms include genetic sequencing, mass spectrometry, and laboratory automation based in San Jose, California. Using our proprietary sequencing instruments, chemistry, and software, Complete Genomics is committed to building core tools and technology to lead life science through intelligent innovation.

Complete Genomics focuses on R&D, production and sales of DNA sequencing instruments, reagents and related products to support life science research, agriculture, precession medicine and healthcare. With thousands of instruments worldwide, our proven technologies and products are well accepted by the scientific research community and clinical diagnostic customers.

We are currently one of the fastest growing biotechnology companies in the United States with 100+ employees spanning multiple scientific, engineering and technical specialties working in R&D, production and sales of DNA sequencing instruments, advanced robotic sample preparation, reagents, and related products to support life science research, agriculture, precision medicine and healthcare.


Complete Genomics does not accept unsolicited agency resumes.  Please do not forward unsolicited agency resume to our website, employees or Human Resources. 

Complete Genomics will not pay fees to any third-party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Complete Genomics and will be processed accordingly without fee.

Complete Genomics has the sole discretion to determine with whom we will enter into a contract.


Complete Genomics provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, disability, veteran or uniformed service status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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