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Senior Optical Engineer

Date: Mar 1, 2018

Location: Fremont, CA, US, 94538

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This position is focused on modeling, development and optimization of hardware related to imaging for molecular profiling/ genomics. The work is highly interdisciplinary and will involve working closely with mechanical, chemical engineers, software engineers, external partners and OEM manufacturers.  The applicant is expected to contribute to the development of instrument/ prototypes for feasibility/ improvements for commercialization. The applicant is expected to work with partners in the development of the new systems up to and through commercialization and transfer to manufacturing. Therefore the applicant need to have strong verbal and written communication skills.

Applicant should be willing to travel (expect ~ 25% travel within US)



• Experience developing optical imaging systems including sub diffraction limited imaging

•Experience with modeling, design and development of commercial instrumentation. Instrument prototyping through development and assembly of breadboard systems

•A hands-on orientation toward experimentation and rapid prototype development

•Ability to work both independently and closely in collaboration with a diversified, cross functional team

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•Degree in optics, bioengineering, physics, bio-physics or related field plus a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 5 years of experience



Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Optics Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Instrumentation, Engineering

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