NanoString is seeking an NGS Scientist to join a dynamic, fast-paced team-oriented environment to develop novel Illumina library preparation methods for profiling RNA from formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) samples. This work will be developed in conjunction with NanoString’s recently announced Digital Spatial Profiling (DSP) technology, which allows precise spatial digital quantification of proteins and gene expression. The ideal candidate will be a highly skilled molecular biologist or nucleic acid chemist with experience or working knowledge in in situ hybridization, gene expression profiling, Illumina sequencing systems, and NGS data analysis. You will design and execute advanced research and NGS experiments to demonstrate feasibility of innovative spatial gene expression technologies as well as contribute to the analysis of large complex NGS data sets. You will participate in a larger cross-functional DSP team to meet internal and external deadlines to deliver high quality, robust new products. A successful candidate for this role is a hands-on problem-solver in the lab with excellent analytical skills and strong oral and written communication skills. You will be both a strong individual contributor as well as a collaborative team member. A track record of independent research and development in RNA-Seq is preferred.