Hardware Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Engineering



Vizgen is unlocking the power of spatial biomolecule profiling to bring new insight into biological systems and disease. At Vizgen, you will be at the cutting edge of spatially resolved genomic profiling, building tools to characterize the molecular composition of biological samples with unprecedented throughput, fidelity, and resolution. We are seeking a Hardware Engineer experienced with electrical, optical, and fluidic systems to help build instrumentation for spatially-resolved genomic profiling. As a Hardware Engineer at Vizgen, you will work to improve our hardware to create a user-friendly, high-throughput instrument for biomolecule detection. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated engineer to apply their engineering expertise to build instrumentation to address key biological questions within a rapidly growing company.


Responsibilities:

  • Assemble and maintain Vizgen’s high-throughput imaging platforms
  • Quickly design, prototype, and test instrumentation improvements
  • Work closely with experimental teams to ensure hardware is addressing the scientific needs and is performing consistently and robustly
  • Proactively troubleshoot, propose, and implement solutions to instrumentation challenges encountered by the scientific team.
  • Create clear and descriptive specifications for outside manufacturers

Required Skills and Background:

  • BS/MS in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, or related field
  • 3+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Experience creating and testing new designs in CAD and optical simulation software and rapid prototyping and refinement
  • Experience with high resolution fluorescence microscopy and fluidics
  • Ability to derive clear and descriptive specifications for outsourced manufacturing
  • Proficient in python and good coding practices with demonstrated success with robust software/hardware integration
  • Excellent communication skills with strong work ethic and motivation


Vizgen is an inclusive workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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