Rohnert Park, California

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

Senior Applications Scientist (Sept 2021)

  • Enthusiastic individual who can scope opportunities, lead discussions pitching our technology to customer application need, negotiate and help close new business opportunities from an applications aspect.
  • Ability to understand our technology/product use, reasons for technology choice per application need, and technical hands-on evaluation of products
  • They will bring industry and segment experience in research, chromatography, mass-spec and applications and will have the ability to analyze the competitive landscape to understand opportunities in key segments, regions, and categories.
  • Fosters relationships with industry partners or academia to explore new technologies and development opportunities.
  • Individual will be scouting passionately for new areas within proteomics, biopharma and new market areas where our technology can be leveraged to build new opportunities.
  • Should have in depth experience to know the key players, understand the market and keep up with the emerging trends and leverage their strong network.
  • Identifying and developing opportunities for intellectual property protection of novel inventions.
  • Enjoy building relationships and teams and take a proactive approach to maximizing new and existing opportunities.
  • Attendance and participation at select seminars, trade shows and technical conferences with opportunity to publish and present technical papers.
  • Work with a cross-functional team comprising of RDE, product management, sales, and technical project management teams through all aspects of product development.
  • Ability to lead, coach, and develop team members.  They should hold self and others accountable to achieving goals and standards
  • They should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with great emotional intelligence and an ability to work across organizational boundaries
  • They should be eager and excited to learn in a fast-paced environment and drive with enthusiasm and urgency


  • Education: Advanced degree with 5 years of experience in life science instrumentation
  • Experience in life sciences analysis, proteomics, biopharma desirable
  • Experience in developing and/or optimizing analytical instrumentation for life science industry
  • Track record of converting novel ideas into commercial practice, including experimentation, early-stage product development, and development of IP
  • Prior industry experience designing analytical instruments or their components
  • Entrepreneurial mindset for developing new opportunities
  • Proven self-starter and ability to successfully work independently and on a distributed team
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Proven strength in oral and written communication skills; A presentation will be a part of the interview process. Prior experience in preparing and delivering technical papers or seminars
  • Prior experience working directly with external customers
  • Willingness to travel

IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to workforce diversity

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Rohnert Park, California

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.

Our Employee Benefits:

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Prescription drug benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings program with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Health savings account
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • MD Live- virtual physician program (100 percent company paid)
  • Wellness program
  • Performance-based bonus program

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