Sr. Field Applications Scientist

1 Month ago

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Job Description

Position: Sr. Field Applications Scientist

Location: Toronto

  • Job Id: 568
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Sr. Field Applications Scientist
  • Location: Remote (US, Canada)
  • Job Term: Full-time

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Associate Director of Americas Sales, Americas in our Environmental BU, this role will play a pivotal role in support of field sales of scientific instruments. This is a high-impact role that is critical to our goals. The Field Applications Scientist will be responsible for functions that drive top-line growth, including but not limited to traveling to customer sites to engage in technical discovery, business development, and helping to prospect for new business. The Field Applications Scientist will help keep account managers informed of new markets and product offerings and also attend conferences and trade shows as needed. The Field Applications Scientist will develop meaningful relationships with our customers to collaborate on new product breakthroughs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Americas field organization to meet or exceed sales goals through hands-on technical expertise of Picarro's CRDS instruments.
  • Prospect and perform technical discovery to help find new business in cooperation with account managers.
  • Understand customer's applications and recommend solutions to meet their needs.
  • Conduct product demonstrations and run samples.
  • Identify and articulate unique Picarro product strengths.
  • Perform product installations and follow up to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Act as the customer voice inside Picarro to influence future product direction.
  • Assess potential new applications and develop methods to be used with Picarro systems.
  • Participate in conferences, trade shows, and other forums.
  • Document work in CRM and work collaboratively with the team.
  • Assist product managers at our headquarters with application developments.


  • Bachelor's degree in earth or geosciences. Master's or Ph.D. preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with laser optical instruments, isotope ratio mass spectrometry, or other trace gas analyzers.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

Reporting to: Associate Director of Sales, Americas

  • Up to 50% domestic travel.
  • Remote position.

Salary & Benefits:

The base salary range for this full-time position is $110-120k. Your base salary range and title will be determined based on the location, experience, qualification, skills, knowledge level, and pay of employees in similar positions.

About Picarro:

We are the world's leader in timely, trusted, and actionable data using enhanced optical spectroscopy. Our solutions are used in a wide variety of applications, including natural gas leak detection, ethylene oxide emissions monitoring, semiconductor fabrication, pharmaceutical, petrochemical, atmospheric science, air quality, greenhouse gas measurements, food safety, hydrology, ecology, and more. Our software and hardware are designed and manufactured in Santa Clara, California, and are used in over 90 countries worldwide based on over 65 patents related to cavity ring-down spectroscopy (CRDS) technology and are unparalleled in their precision, ease of use, and reliability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity, social orientation, nor on the basis of disability. Posted positions are not open to third-party recruiters, agencies, and unsolicited resume submissions will be considered free referrals. If you are an individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact Picarro Inc at for assistance.

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Santa Clara, United States

201 - 500

Sector: GHG management and carbon removal

About this company

Founders:Barbara A. Paldus, Richard Zare

Founded date:1998

Revenue:US$ 50 - 100 million

Investors:Benchmark, DAG Ventures, Focus Ventures, NTT Electronics

Stage:Series C Plus


Picarro's singular mission is to produce the world's highest performance and easiest to use gas analyzers. Our analyzers serve a wide variety of markets including atmospheric science, greenhouse gas measurement, more

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