Sr. Mechatronics Engineer
Palo Alto, CA - Full Time - Engineering - Mid Level
Salary + Benefits + Bonuses and Stock Options
*Company has developed a miniaturized, real-time, brain mapping platform - enabling radically new approaches to understanding the brain. The Company is not only advancing the mechanistic understanding of the brain at the level of neural circuits and networks, but also paving the way for next generation diagnostic treatments and therapeutics for brain disorders.
They are seeking a senior mechatronics engineer to design and develop their next generation miniaturized opto-mechanical and opto-electronic products for large-scale observation and modulation of neural circuit activity. You will have the unique opportunity to work and thrive in an interdisciplinary environment of top-notch engineers and scientists.
The design, verification and validation of miniaturized mechatronic devices
System-level integration to go from concepts to prototypes and finally to production
Lead product improvement initiatives, analysis of failed components, corrective and preventive actions
Support knowledge transfer to the Manufacturing team and process documentation
Collaborate with product management and science group to capture system requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
3+ years of industry experience demonstrating proficiency in using CAD tools like Solidworks
Experience with millimeter-scale part design
Capable of running tolerance analysis on complicated stack-ups
Programming experience in C++, Java, or Python
Experience with micro-controllers, sensors, motors and embedded systems
Experience designing parts and housings for precision mounting of optical components
Experience with integrating optical and electrical components in mechanical housing
Experience with CNC machining and precision micro molding
Some industrial design or human factors experience
Decoding the neural language of the brain is the defining scientific challenge and opportunity of the 21st Century. Company's neurotechnologies and the knowledge it fosters will transform human existence - from alleviating the suffering caused by debilitating brain disorders, to the development of advanced artificial intelligence - to a more profound understanding of what makes us the dominant species on Planet Earth.
Based in Palo Alto, *Company is a discovery phase neurotechnology developing a platform and full stack for real-time brain mapping. their team brings together deep domain expertise in neuroscience, physics, engineering, software development and data science, and is enabling radically new approaches to understanding the brain in health and disease.
*Company flagship products, ** and **, are deployed in over 350 research institutions across the world, and have resulted in over 65 top-tier scientific publications on learning, memory, cognition, and on-the-brain circuits implicated in diseases such as Parkinson’s. Our instrumentation products are accompanied with sophisticated data analysis software as part of end-to-end solutions for generating and analyzing brain activity data.
Advised by academic and industry luminaries and backed by leading institutional investors, *Company has been recognized as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, and by Deloitte as one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies.
* Company is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Work with the brightest minds in neuroscience
Collaborative, positive, and proactive culture
Growing VC backed company headquartered in Palo Alto with a global footprint
Team and company wide events including sailing, bowling, bubble soccer, holiday parties, off-sites and happy hours
Strong social and philanthropic commitments
BENEFITS and PERKS
Competitive salary and bonuses
-Full health benefits. Company pays 100% of premiums for employees and 50% for dependents
-401k with partial employer match for US residents
-Stock options for all full time employees
-Generous vacation and time off policy
-Catered lunches and a fully-stocked kitchen
-Wellness budget to enhance your mental and physical well being