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Systems Engineer II- Temp

Systems Engineer II- Temp

  • 2021-23567
  • Pleasanton, California, United States

Job requisition is for a new Engineering II position that will support QX Jr and QX600 project launches in 2021. Strong skills in prototype development, system troubleshooting, and technology evaluation are needed to fulfill this role.  Bio-Rad leads the digital PCR market with our innovative digital droplet PCR platform. You will join a multidisciplinary R&D team that is revolutionizing biological research and healthcare. This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated candidate to work with a world class engineering team on the most advanced ddPCR systems on the planet.       

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have a combination of these technical skills.

  • Hands-on experience building, troubleshooting, and characterizing electrometrical sub-systems for micro-fluidic processing, imaging, and analysis.

Qualifications

 

  • Experience analyzing system data and/or signal processing algorithms to optimize system performance and troubleshoot issues.
  • Experience with liquid handling robotics including liquid class optimization, workflow design, and general troubleshooting.  The experience can be with commercial systems or custom test rigs.
  • Experience or knowledge of product requirements and related design control concepts for product development is a plus. Experience with software tools such as Jira is also a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with automation related to molecular biology and biochemistry.  Direct experience with qPCR, droplet PCR, and/or flow-cytometry is a plus.
  • Experience developing or characterizing systems architecture.  This includes system timing, fluidic sequences, and other system level processes.
  • Software Application and Programming skills in C#, Python, Matlab, COMSOL, and/or Soildworks.
  • The successful candidate will have all of these soft skills.
  • Leverages strong communication and interpersonal skills to ensure the team is successful.
  • Coordinates with cross-functional team members to ensure timelines are met and assists the team to balance costs, timeline, and performance.
  • Thrives in a multi-disciplinary team and drives our culture by developing trust with senior and junior scientists and engineers.
  • Consistently demonstrates critical thinking skills, seeks constructive feedback and expands their knowledge of state-of-the-art principles in Systems Engineering.
  • BS in Engineering Discipline: Mechanical/Chemical/Bio or Equivalent is Required. 
  • 2+ yrs Experience Developing and/or Sustaining Platforms for Bioanalytical Applications is Required.  The Experience can be in either the Commercial or Research Areas.
  • Hands-on Experience with Pumps, Valves, Sensors, Feedback controls, and Firmware for Microfluidic Applications is Required.  This includes Selection, Integration, or Troubleshooting.
  • Hands-on Experience with Automated Liquid Handing Systems is Highly Desirable.
  • Experience with Microfluidic Consumable Design and/or Integration is Desirable.
  • Programming skills in C# and Matlab is Desirable.
  • Experience with COMSOL or Solidworks is Desirable.
  • Working Knowledge of Statistics, DOE, DFSS, and Algorithm Optimization is Desirable.
  • Optical Assembly and Signal Processing Troubleshooting Experience for Fluorescent Applications is Desirable.
  • Experience with QSR/ISO Regulations, Agency Testing, and Usability Engineering is Desirable. 

 

About Bio-Rad:

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

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Agency Non-Solicitation: 

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

 

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