San Jose based Visby Medical is an ambitious, well-funded, and fast-paced early-stage biotech startup. Driven by a belief that disease diagnosis should be quick, accurate, and accessible to all, Visby is developing a novel diagnostic device platform that aims to redefine the way infectious disease is tested and treated.

We are developing a tenacious team with the deep industry expertise of researchers, biologists, designers, and engineers that is back-stopped by world-class operations and administrative resources. If you enjoy tackling challenging problems, are passionate about your work product, and want to join a collaborative ownership team that is aiming to leave a lasting positive legacy in the healthcare industry, please consider the following Product Transfer Scientist III opportunity.


This Product Transfer Scientist III role is a position that requires a fundamental understanding of scientific principles and ability to drive systematic investigations and continuous improvement projects to completion. 

Essential Duties

Primary QMS Responsibilities:

  • Read and understand all assigned QMS documents. 
  • Follow GLP guidelines in documenting all work.
  • Follow work instructions and test protocols and properly document work forms as per Good Laboratory Practices. May create new documents, including test protocols, or update existing ones and submit deviations and DCO's.  
  • Writes QMS test reports and failure investigation reports independently. Uses professional judgment to determine when new documents are needed. Understands the NPI process (Stage gates, etc).
  • Develops production documentation including procedures, worksheets, purchase specifications and bills of material 

Primary Non-QMS Responsibilities:

  • Possess a strong ability to properly interpret experimental results and can independently make adjustments to experiments and/or studies as needed.  
  • Prepare and deliver presentations.
  • Uses extensive technical know-how to design and execute studies that include multiple experiments. Coordinates these activities with the team and maps out sub-projects.
  • Leads projects to ensure the continued production of cost-effective quality products and streamline processes.
  • Strong ability to solve complex problems either through the use of external publications (resources) or through management of multi-faceted projects. Double-checks the work of less senior team members and helps them to identify, understand, and solve problems.
  • Drive systematic investigations and continuous improvement projects to completion.
  • Analyzes data and participates in root cause analysis and design of solutions.
  • Provides technical guidance and assists in the professional development of team members. Often leads teams for studies.
  • Provide data and/or present information to internal and/or external partners and contribute to publications and patents. 
  • Contribute to scientific literature and conferences.
  • Able to frame technical details and projects as a story 
  • Coordinates with external vendors on technical projects.
  • May provide expert opinion on new lab techniques and equipment.
  • Keep work areas clean and organized.  
  • Participate in laboratory decontamination efforts.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience

  • B.S., M.S. or Ph.D.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree; minimum of 6 years with a Master’s degree or a Ph.D.
  • Experience with reagent development and engineering/manufacturing.

Other Qualifications

  • Proficient in basic laboratory skills and possesses a strong knowledge for working with complex laboratory equipment such as thermocyclers.
  • May provide expert opinion on new lab techniques and equipment.  

Physical Demands

  • Comfortable performing repetitive tasks and/or motions.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 10 lbs.

Apply for this Job

* Required


U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at Visby Medical are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.