Career Opportunities

Working for BlueBee is an experience more than it is a job. As we grow the organization we want you to grow with us. We’ll create opportunities for self-development and encourage ambition. Working for BlueBee is a great way for you to become part of a company where you will make a difference. Not just for BlueBee, but particularly for BlueBee’s customers, partners and the ultimate beneficiary of what we develop: society.

Our available positions:

Global Snr Director Business Development – NA, USA, West Coast

We are searching for a Snr. Director of Business Development, based in NA, West Coast to support the growth and further development of the Bluebee Genomics Platform and services offering.

As the Director of Business Development, you will engage with Bluebee partners, customers and prospects to develop new business and gain new business insights in high-growth genomics markets and domains.

You will define and proactively work with the leadership team and support the sales and marketing team, to achieve long term growth and meeting annual revenue and profitability goals.

You will drive new business with a consultative selling and solution-oriented approach.

Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, you will ensure all decisions are backed by an accurate understanding of the market and how to solve not only the market challenges of today, but those that we anticipate five years from now.

A strong understanding of NGS applications, the clinical genomics market, and digital healthcare spectrum is critical. You will work with and lead activities across a broad spectrum of the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Define an overall business development strategy that will drive the long-term growth of the organization;

Develop strategic collaborations and partnerships, prospect for new markets and develop business cases and studies to drive new markets in line with the corporate company strategy;

Demonstrate stake holder management within large and complex organizations, key accounts, and large-scale population sequencing initiatives;

Establish and maintain successful relationships with key customers and strategic partners, ensuring long lasting relationships and customer satisfaction;

Obtain and disseminate competitive intelligence across all markets and product lines;

Analyze existing markets in terms of the ability to compete, gain market share, grow revenue and sustain or grow profitability;

Extend Bluebee’s market share by developing a deep understanding of the market needs and internalizing the voice of the market;

Collaborate with Sales and Product Management to develop effective sales channels in line with the product road map;

Establish effective relationship with cross-functional teams : Sales, Marketing, Operations and Product Development;

Responsible (in collaboration with sales) for the development of the company’s revenue forecast;

Assist in developing and maintaining financial, unit forecasting, and pricing models.

Position Requirements:

Master (or equivalent through experience) in biochemistry, biotechnology, biomedical, bioengineering sciences or related field;

Strong understanding of genomics and preferably direct experience in serving a core market for the company—B2B with assay manufacturers, clinical genomics, high-throughput service labs, clinical trials, or other relevant experience;

10+ years sales or business development experience in a life sciences/healthcare technology driven company, showing functional leadership; software as a service experience is a plus;

Experience in strategic planning and collaboration with executive, sales, product development, and across marketing functions;

Proven success and track record as an individual who has grown top line results ;

Strong technical knowledge of computational biology, bioinformatics, genomics, NGS, library preparation, data analysis and interpretation; deep knowledge of the clinical market and customer needs for bioinformatics data solutions, market drivers and moderators, regulatory landscape; previous global experience is a plus;

Strong business skills including the ability to identify new, sustainable sources of revenue and synthesize a decisive path forward based on all available information;

Demonstrated success working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment;

Must have customer-facing experience, consultative selling experience with a solution-oriented approach;

Experience working in cross-functional teams comprising various internal organizations;

Must have experience creating financial models and setting pricing policies to achieve market share objectives;

Willing to travel up to 40%.

Personal Requirements:

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

High level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness with strong work ethic and the ability to work independently with minimal direction;

Excellent communications and presentation skills;

Strategic, critical but creative thinker, strong business sense and excellent financial skills;

Ability to lead, create and work within cross-functional team environments;

Embody the culture of the company, based on empowering and trusting each other, taking ownership, showing gratitude, having fun, and a common passion that what we are building will make a difference in the pursuit of more precision-based healthcare.

Working for BlueBee:

We think A+ employees deserve an A+ treatment and it takes a great employer to hire successful employees. Therefore, BlueBee offers an attractive compensation package and the opportunity to work in an intellectually challenging and open entrepreneurial corporate culture, with a focus on quality and professionalism. We prefer ownership over hierarchy, and we facilitate learning and venturing. We deliver top-notch technology and aim for the top-notch solutions.

We like to work with bright, talented people in a challenging, diverse and rapidly evolving domain.

At BlueBee we foster the combination of innovation and focus, we combine accountability with responsibility and encourage initiative, teamwork and respectful, candid and open communication.

Working for BlueBee is an experience more than it is a job. As we grow the organization we want you to grow with us; we will create opportunities for self-development and encourage ambition. Working for BlueBee is a great way for you to become part of a company where you will make a difference. Not just for BlueBee, but particularly for BlueBee’s customers, partners and the ultimate beneficiary of what we develop: society.

Your savviness, creativity and intelligence are what we need to build a successful company.

About us:

BlueBee, is a private venture capital backed company, headquartered in Rijswijk, The Netherlands, establishing itself as a leading provider of high-performance genomic solutions.

BlueBee offers a cloud-based genomics analysis platform that enables customers to substantially reduce cost, complexity and throughput time of their data analysis and to effectively expand their offering and market reach.

The highly secured BlueBee platform offers scalable yet localized data processing and storage, while providing full control of configuration, sharing and collaboration.

The combination of domain experts in the development and deployment of large-scale mission-critical infrastructure, seasoned bioinformaticians and renowned academic researchers in high-performance computing, led to the use of combined game changing technologies – high-performance computing, cloud computing and Next Generation Sequencing – to deliver a unique genome analytics service.

Today the company employs more than 35 people and is led by an experienced team coming from both industry and leading universities.

BlueBee’s offices are in Rijswijk, The Netherlands, in Mechelen, Belgium, and in San Mateo, CA, in the United States.

Bioinformatician

THE ROLE

This is a central role in BlueBee’s R&D department based in Rijswijk, the Netherlands. Your scientific understanding and knowledge will be used in the context of assembling, configuring, optimizing, and/or implementing NGS pipelines. As the bioinformatician you will also provide scientific consultancy to some of our (clinical, (bio)medical) customers as well as various departments within the company. You will also be involved in pre-sales and other activities, to bring new customers on-board by providing expertise on BlueBee’s services. Internally, you will proactively communicate customers’ needs and requirements with product management.

ABOUT YOU

Based in Rijswijk, the Netherlands, BlueBee is experiencing rapid growth and is searching for the best talent to join our bioinformatics team. The ideal Bioinformatician will have the following traits and skills:

  • You will have a bioinformatics degree with hands-on experience with bioinformatics tools/algorithms (such as alignment – BWA, variant calling – GATK, Freebayes…). Your profound knowledge in tertiary analysis will be used to set up and run pipelines from scratch (e.g. DNA and RNA-Seq), making use of various programming languages (e.g. Python, Perl, R, Java, Unix/Linux scripting)
  • You are confident and able to setup NGS pipelines from scratch, in different domains.
  • A PhD degree is not required, however, you must have working experiences in novel data-driven discovery practices.
  • First-hand knowledge of the NGS market (clinical, biomedical, food, crops, and/or microbial) is considered as a plus
  • You are flexible and keen to face customers and are able to successfully handle pre-sales and on-boarding projects
  • Astute, confident, and comfortable in asking the right questions, you are truly able to work in a consultative way with clients and to contribute to BlueBee’s overall success.
  • You are keen to work in a multi-disciplinary environment where engineering, development and science come together
  • You are able to travel.
  • Industry experience is considered as a plus
  • The position demands excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

WORKING FOR BLUEBEE

We think A+ employees deserve an A+ treatment and it takes a great employer to hire great employees. BlueBee therefore offers an attractive compensation package and the opportunity to work in an intellectually challenging and open entrepreneurial corporate culture with a focus on quality and professionalism. We prefer ownership over hierarchy, and we facilitate learning and venturing. We deliver top-notch technology and aim for the top-notch solutions.

We like to work with bright, talented people in a challenging, diverse, and rapidly evolving domain.

At BlueBee we foster the combination of innovation and focus, we combine accountability with responsibility and encourage initiative, teamwork and respectful, candid and open communication.

Working for BlueBee is an experience more than it is a job. As we grow the organization we want you to grow with us; we’ll create opportunities for self-development and encourage ambition. Working for BlueBee is a great way for you to become part of a company where you will make a difference. Not just for BlueBee, but particularly for BlueBee’s customers, partners and the ultimate beneficiary of what we develop: society.

Your savvy, creativity and intelligence are what we need to build a successful company.

ABOUT US

BlueBee, is a private venture capital backed company, headquartered in Rijswijk, The Netherlands, establishing itself as a leading provider of high-performance genomic cloud-based solutions.

BlueBee offers a cloud-based genomics analysis platform that enables fast and affordable data processing. BlueBee enables research and clinical labs to substantially reduce cost, complexity and throughput time of their data analysis and help sequencing service providers and diagnostic test providers to effectively expand their offering and market reach.

The highly secured BlueBee platform offers scalable yet localized data processing and storage, while providing full control of configuration, sharing and collaboration

The combination of domain experts in the development and deployment of large-scale mission-critical infrastructure, seasoned bioinformaticians and renowned academic researchers in high-performance computing, led to the use of combined game changing technologies – high-performance computing, cloud computing and NGS –to deliver a unique genome analytics service.

Today the company employs 30 staff and is led by an experienced team coming from both industry and leading universities.

BlueBee’s offices are in Rijswijk, The Netherlands, Mechelen, Belgium and in Cambridge, MA in the United States.

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