Rajesh Perianayagam

Founder & CEO

Karyosoft was founded by Rajesh Perianayagam who has a doctorate degree in plant biotechnology. His passion to contribute to the rapid growth of life sciences and to augment quality innovations began as a graduate student. Dr. Perianayagam has more than 17 years of experience in the life sciences field specifically in plant biology, plant molecular genetics, genomics, software development and business development working in academia, agricultural and pharmaceutical biotechnology industries.


Sales Director

About Us

Karyosoft LLC was founded with a mission to empower microbiome biologists with novel software solutions and accelerate innovations in life sciences. Our vision is to become industry leaders in providing intelligence software solutions that make complex omics data analytics simple for microbiome scientists. Karyosoft LLC is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana, USA (

Job Description

Karyosoft is expanding the core team by adding a full time Sales Director to focus on Loci, a genomics SaaS platform for microbiome scientists. The successful candidate will work in a collaborative and team environment and maintain regular business hours with a limited travel. Being a fast-growing start-up in the rapidly growing market, the successful candidate will have a great career growth potential in Karyosoft serving the needs of national and international clients. The preferred location for this position is Indianapolis but not a requirement.

The Sales Director is responsible for increasing the traction following our sales funnel by working with our current clients and generating new leads through our marketing channels globally. The sales director also tracks all activity in the CRM, providing details to technical team, following up and nurturing the leads in the pipeline.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Champion our technology, Loci, for microbial genomics data management and mining.
  • Discover the prospects, qualify the correct end users, build relationships in academic labs and biotech industries and close the sales.
  • Give demo to the qualified leads at scientists, managers and C level executives and increase the tractions.
  • Share the customer feedback and trends with internal developers and plan sales activities accordingly.
  • Provide high quality customer service and maintain client and customer relationships.

Primary Qualifications

  • BS, MS or Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, genomics or IT discipline.
  • At least 2 years of prior B2B sales experience in genomics SaaS platform in life sciences
  • Knowledge of Omics (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and more) is a MUST.
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills, team development, hiring, and training
  • Strong interpersonal skills, writing skills, organizational skills, and determination to succeed.
  • The ability to work independently and also in a start-up team environment is a must.


  • High commissions
  • Generous stock options
  • Remote working in an agile environment
  • Limited travel

Conditions of Employment

You must be a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident

Interested candidates, please send your resume to


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