Position Summary
renegade.bio is an agile team of science, technology, and logistics experts, mobilizing in the public interest to make fast, safe, regular coronavirus testing accessible to all. Our RenegadeXPTM COVID-19 testing methodology gives organizations responsible for public health the ability to rapidly scale up capacity for widespread ongoing testing. In collaboration with other CLIA-certified labs, researchers, and organizations across the ecosystem of public health, we are working day and night with a singular goal: to make COVID-19 testing accessible to every person on the planet, regardless of income.

renegade.bio is looking for a Chief Operations Officer to function as the operational counterpart to the CEO to ensure each team’s goals promote rapid growth, stay within budget, and are executed upon in a timely manner. The company operates remotely, with laboratories in New York City and San Francisco. Candidates living in or willing to relocate to Northern California preferred.

Principal duties and responsibilities by department Operations

  • Lead development of Laboratory, Sales & Operations Planning to achieve company-wide goals
  • Triage inbound requests to Marketing, Finance and other functional groups
  • Engender a culture of accountability with strong KPIs & OKRs that facilitate focus and accurately monitor performance
  • Build operational infrastructure that supports scalability and organizational flexibility
  • Translate strategic roadmaps into clear and actionable business plans
  • Lead weekly leadership meetings and quarterly off-sites with objectivity, diplomacy, and effectiveness


  •  Lead post-sales contract integration/operations process
  • Primary post-sales point of contact with testing partners for test collection, processing, reporting and invoicing
  • Interface with Finance and Legal for post-contract partner management

Laboratory Operations

  • Work with laboratory operations lead to ensure optimal lab operations including KPI and OKR tracking
  • Experience with regulations around CLIA lab compliance desired


  •  Work closely with CFO to manage laboratory inventory (reagents, PPE, consumables) on a per-test basis
  • Familiarity with Quickbooks/Fishbowl inventory management software preferred


  • Working with the HR lead, lead strategic human capital conversations to inform organizational design and development
  • Working with the HR lead, map job functions to key company responsibilities and ensure that employees are in alignment
  • Working with the HR lead and outside Counsel, ensure that there is sufficient documentation of Renegade’s HR policies
  • Design an efficient onboarding process for new employees


  • Manage risk and oversee key legal processes in partnership with our outside Counsel
  • Oversee facilities management to ensure a productive work environment for all employees

Reporting Functions

  • People/HR
  • Laboratory Operations

Education and Qualifications

  •  10+ years of experience in management consulting, venture capital, and/or business operations
  •  Leadership experience at a high-growth startup with previous remote work experience preferred
  •  MBA or Masters degree in a management, technical, or engineering field
  •  Excellent project management, problem-solving, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  •  Experience with managing and/or implementing people, culture, or employee resource programs
  • Capacity to distil complex issues into structured frameworks and action plans
  • Ability to communicate strategically and technically with board members and investors
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States


M-F, 8a-6p. Some weekends and/or extended hours expected.
Job Type: Full-time

10+ years of experience in management consulting, venture capital, and/or business operations


$115-$125k yearly
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision PTO


To apply email: Craig Rouskey with you CV

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