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Systems Engineer III - Temp - $2,500 Hiring Bonus

Systems Engineer III - Temp - $2,500 Hiring Bonus

  • 2021-25317
  • Hercules, California, United States

This Systems Engineering position within Bio-Rad's Life Science Group R&D organization leverages an understanding of best engineering practices and applies them to hardware product development including design and testing.  A solid engineering foundation and systems-level approach to product concept definition, design, and testing is essential.  The ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists is critical.  This role will steward the transition of engineering concepts into prototypes, and advance them to functional products which can be transferred for volume manufacturing. 


This position is eligible for a $2,500 HIRING BONUS. $833.33 first paycheck, $833.33 after 30 days, $833.33 end of assignment

  • Bonus offered for a limited time only
  • Bonus applicable to specific positions as labeled
  • Bonus recipients must be employed at the time of payout ·Bonus payout $833.33 first paycheck, $833.33 after 30 days, $833.33 end of assignment

Possible remote work available for candidates already in the San Francisco Bay Area!


  • Support product development and design by executing system-level testing, and performing root-cause failure analysis
  • Participate with cross-functional teams in developing system requirements & architecture definitions, system-level and reliability test plans, and traceability of testing to requirements
  • Provide technical knowledge of system engineering principles and their application to developing cost-effective, reliable and high-quality systems that satisfy customer needs and business requirements
  • Assist in the adoption and execution of Systems, Reliability, Risk, Usability, Utilities and Requirements engineering
  • Generate testing strategy and test execution updates and reports to project stakeholders and Management


  • A minimum of 5 years (10 preferred) experience in engineering design and testing
  • A BS or MS degree in Mechanical, Optical, or Systems Engineering 


  • Experience in product development from the design concept phase into production
  • Experience developing product definition requirements, including synthesizing input from Voice-of-Customer and Marketing input and linking design and customer requirement criteria into well-defined technical specifications
  • Knowledge and familiarity in developing and fulfilling qualification testing plans, including execution of Verification, Validation and Reliability testing, while utilizing traceability management to link test plans to product specifications and requirements
  • Capacity in bringing a systems-level approach to mechanical, electrical, software/firmware and optical sub-systems interactions, and apply these skills during design and product testing including customer-facing product applications testing 
  • Proficiency in performing product Risk & Failure Modes Analyses, First Article Inspections, Technical Specifications development, defect tracking, and traceability management



  • Experience with Jama or similar Requirements Management tool is desired
  • Experience with Jira and Defect Tracking processes is essential
  • Experience with Solidworks or similar CAD tool is preferred
  • Experience with Labview, Matlab or other measurement,  control, and analysis software is vital



  • Comfortable in a laboratory environment with excellent hand-on abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are vital for this role


Vaccination Requirement: 

Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad recently announced a new mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Bio-Rad will make reasonable accommodations for valid exemptions based on disability, medical, or religious reasons. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.


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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