The ideal candidate will have a BS/MS in optics, electrical, mechanical, or systems engineering with several years of experience using, building & integrating complex instrumentation in a bio-tech environment. The candidate must have excellent analytical and problem solving skills, be a strong team player, able to take initiative, detail oriented, and be able to work effectively as part of a team. She or he will be an excellent communicator working in a fast-paced interdisciplinary environment interacting with scientists, software, and design engineers from a variety of backgrounds.
As part of the Systems Engineering group, the candidate will be responsible for functional test and evaluation of the various modules and device prototypes, and help enable the best design trade-offs across the various disciplines (software, instrumentation & optics, chemistry and semiconductor). The candidate will be also be responsible for defining metrics, developing protocols & tools, reviewing test plans with the design engineers, understanding system performance and troubleshooting performance-related issues.
Hands on with strong optical knowledge (free-space and guide optics), she or he will align & troubleshoot modules & systems and work closely with design teams to understand and resolve product performance issues. He or she will also work on special projects developing test platforms or tooling involving lasers, sensors, optics & opto-mechanics, & robotics.