Principal Opto-Mechanical Design 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 Principal Opto-Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team!

How You’ll Contribute

  • Own the opto-mechanical architecture for complex high speed imaging systems.
  • Provide effective mechanical engineering solutions that satisfy performance, manufacturability, and serviceability.
  • Work with vendors to ensure that products are manufactured as intended with adequate quality assurance.
  • Perform tradeoff studies to evaluate different concepts.
  • Able to own the design for complex opto-mechanical assemblies from requirements to detailed design.
  • Mentor and review designs of other engineers, providing constructive feedback to reduce risk and maximize performance.
  • Able to manage relationships with mechanical engineering consulting firms

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • BS or MS degree in Mechanical Engineering with at least 10 years of experience.
  • Familiarity with Solidworks or equivalent modeling software
  • Extensive experience with precision mechanics and micron level tolerances
  • Extensive experience designing opto-mechanical systems
  • Hands-on and independent work style, with excellent organizational and communication skills.

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