Senior R&D Engineer

Organization
Cepheid - US
Job Location
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Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Job Description

The Senior R&D Engineer will be involved with the hands-on development of a new product platform, applying a range of technologies & methods focused on small volume liquid handling and imaging-based inspection methods. This person will also play a key role in defining the systems used to automate and scale the production process, and work with the manufacturing teams to ensure proper hand-off.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Integrating sensor technologies with automation equipment, and using processed real-time data to control movement
  • Design and development of electro-mechanical systems to handle and manipulate micrometer scale features
  • Development of algorithms applied to machine vision systems
  • Research on new methods to accurately manipulate small fluid volumes
  • Mechanical design using SolidWorks
  • Demonstrate active leadership during the entire life cycle of the project
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, Physics or other appropriate engineering discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level
  • A minimum of 8 years direct related experience; advanced degree may be substituted for relevant work experience as appropriate
  • Opto-mechanical design experience
  • Experience in working with and developing machine vision systems
  • Computer vision image processing and signal processing in a real time environment
  • Motion control background: PLC, servo motors, gyroscopes, encoders, resolvers, etc.
  • Excellent skills in C/C++ and Python as well as significant experience working in a Linux environment
  • Knowledgeable of MEMS based fabrication processes
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and succinctly to both technical and non-technical teams

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