System Test Engineer

  • Stealth Mode Startup Biotech
  • Newark, CA, USA
  • Jan 07, 2022
Full time Biotech

Job Description

High growth, pre-IPO company in stealth mode

Join a rapidly growing company that is developing ground-breaking genomics technologies that will push the boundaries in the clinical, life sciences research and therapeutic fields. We are well-funded by global top-tier investors, including venture capital firms and growth equity investors. Our team brings together unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and software and beyond.  We are a collaborative group of more than 200 employees, including successful entrepreneurs, hardware and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts, molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Play an important role in the development and commercialization of technology and products that will accelerate our understanding of life, biology and disease and transform large industries.

We are looking for a highly motivated Systems Test Engineer to join our team!

You will be joining a team responsible for delivering a quality complex analytical system to product launch. Over time you will need to become well versed in all aspects of system and understand that changing one thing can have large implications. you will need to be able to comprehend large scale concepts to ensure that the experiments you design can capture failures of components, as well as data quality for the end user. You will work in a fast-paced engineering environment and must communicate with many different individual contributor and project leads.

How You’ll Contribute

  • Design and execute tests on systems and subsystems to address reliability and robustness
  • Analyze test data and work to understand expected and unexpected results
  • Work to design fixturing and breadboarding for solid design of experiments
  • Root-cause failure analysis of components or sub-systems
  • Troubleshoot complex systems consisting of robotic, fluidic, and optical components
  • Coordinate with different design groups to address changes affecting multiple aspects of a system
  • Ensure that Design Verification Testing and Stress Testing can fully qualify components for production launch
  • Summarize experimental findings to promote changes to design and/or process workflow
  • Document test procedures and pass/fail criteria based on data for product launch
  • Collaborate with manufacturing to set up in-house acceptance testing for QA and build
  • Participate in Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • BS in Engineering, Physics, or applied sciences
  • >1 years experience in working with complex systems is preferred
  • Solid critical thinking skills: ability to deep dive into cause-effect to understand why something may fail
  • Python or C# (is a plus)
  • ME and EE prototyping a plus

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