Jobs – October, 2011


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Analog Design Engineer –Santa Clara,CA

This position requires at least 10 years of experience with analog circuit design including sensor interfaces, amplifiers, ADCs, and switching regulators. Broad experience in other areas such as digital design or software, firmware is a huge plus. Should be a good communicator, enjoy satisfying customers, and should be well organized.  This could be a full time or part time opportunity, and could be salaried or contract opportunity, open to work out terms in a mutually agreeable manner.

Analog Engineer with Firmware Experience – San Jose, CA

This opportunity is with a startup found by a veteran leader of several successful startups.  It is an opportunity to work on cutting edge technology.  8-10 years of class 3 medical device product development experience along with analog design and firmware experience is required.

Electrical Engineering Manager – Santa Clara, CA

There is an opening for Electrical Engineering Manager to join a small consulting company.   This company is among leading electrical and software consulting companies in Silicon Valley, known for embedded circuit design, system design, sensor interfaces, and software.  The right candidate needs to have at least 10 years of experience with either circuit design or software development.  Both would be ideal.  Software experience must include C or one of the variants of C.  Circuit design should include some of the following:  analog, data acquisition, sensors, motion control, microprocessors, FPGAs, DSPs.  A specialist in analog design would be ideal.  The person needs to have experience as a manager of engineers.  It is important to have a broad engineering knowledge and to be able to work hands on in specific areas of competence.  It is important to be all of the following: intelligent, flexible, inquisitive, a good communicator, good with people, honest, detailed, good at planning, and someone who cares deeply about customers and will do what it takes to satisfy them.  For the right individual, this could be a partnership opportunity.

Biologist – San Jose, CA & San Antonio, TX

A dynamic company in the SF Bay Area involved in the development of drug-device combination products for treating chronic diseases, is looking for a Biologist.  The same opportunity also exists in their company in Texas.  The applicant must have a BS with about 10 years, MS with about 6 years, or Ph D. with 2+ years of hands-on laboratory experience, at least in part in an industrial setting.  The individual is expected to have a breadth of experience in in vivo biological research supporting various drug/ device development programs across multiple therapeutic areas including CNS, oncology, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.  The applicant will support and work with external institutions including CROs and academic institutions esp for conducting in vivo studies in small as well as large animals.  Additionally, the applicant will set up and run a variety of routine in vitro research paradigms as needed such as isolated tissue and cell-based assays as well as quantitative assays for small molecules, peptides and proteins using techniques such as FTIR, HPLC, and immunoassay.  The applicant will work with a multidisciplinary team of experts and provide biology support with minimal supervision on various ongoing projects.   The position requires a strong background in physiology, pharmacology or a related area.  Position, salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.

Clinical Scientist – Bay Area, CA

Company located in Bay Area, CA working on diagnostic medical device for specific disease conditions is looking for MD/PhD with academic/ industry experience.  Experience with cardiovascular or gastrointestinal diseases a huge plus.  This is a seed stage company at proof of concept stage and is in pre-revenue phase.  All compensation therefore will be based on equity arrangement. This could be a part-time or after hours opportunity.

Senior Biological Scientist – Bay Area, CA

Company located in Bay Area, CA working on innovative drug delivery method in the area of metabolic diseases is looking for an experienced scientist.  This is a seed stage company developing new therapeutic modality targeting diabetes to minimize toxicity and adverse effects associated with conventional therapies.  The company is at proof of concept stage and is in pre-revenue phase.  All compensation therefore will be based on equity arrangement.  The position requires PhD in Biological Sciences and 10-15 years experience in industry or academia with a record of publications and preferably some grant writing experience.  This could be a part-time or after hours opportunity.

JOBS – Bangalore, India — Senior Product Engineer, Senior Product Designer, Senior Test Engineer

An international company started by a dedicated team of professionals from Stanford, Harvard, and IIT with a mission to develop low-cost medical devices for emerging markets, has immediate openings for Senior Product Engineer, Senior Product Designer & Senior Test Engineer. The company has moved from a start-up to a growth stage company in only one short year, has secured multi-million dollar funding, has secure IP and is focusing on launching a minimally invasive pediatric device in Asian markets.  These opportunities are based out of Bangalore, India and require 8+ years of medical device and/ or consumer product experience.

Product Engineer – The ideal candidate would bring with them a robust engineering/ technical background with a proven track record in successful new product launch. Candidates with skills in rapid prototyping and mock-up construction will be preferred. Additionally, experience in project management and component sourcing will be considered favourably. B.Tech Mechanical, Electronics or Mechatronics is desired. Any additional engineering design degrees would be considered as an additional benefit. Compensation will be commensurate with experience level and comparable to their existing salary.

Product Designer -This opportunity requires one to be creative asking questions to the users through role plays, pictures, mockups, video etc. Responsibilities include deciding key questions to ask, decide prototypes that need to be built to answer questions, direct field activities, & conduct observational studies.  They need to be able to think holistically about products, people, & markets, should be a master prototyper & machine shop guru with an ability to speak through 2-D & 3-D prototypes.  They should be able to work with manufacturers to optimize for manufacturability, hold brainstorming & design review sessions, facilitate discussions, compile feedback & manage timelines.Senior Head of Test Engineering – This role will create and lead the product testing strategy. It will be based out ofBangalorewith a minimum of 10 years of product testing experience, preferably in medical device or consumer goods industry. The ideal candidate would bring with them a robust engineering/ technical background with a proven track record in successful new product launch. Candidates with the ability to innovate and have excellent communications skills are preferred. Additionally, experience in project management and component will be considered favourably.  B.Tech Mechanical, Electronics or Mechatronics is desired. Any additional engineering design degrees would be considered as an additional benefit.  Proficiency in English and Hindi, a huge plus.

Senior Head of Test Engineering – This role will create and lead the product testing strategy. It will be based out of Bangalore with a minimum of 10 years of product testing experience, preferably in medical device or consumer goods industry. The ideal candidate would bring with them a robust engineering/ technical background with a proven track record in successful new product launch. Candidates with the ability to innovate and have excellent communications skills are preferred. Additionally, experience in project management and component will be considered favourably.  B.Tech Mechanical, Electronics or Mechatronics is desired. Any additional engineering design degrees would be considered as an additional benefit.  Proficiency in English and Hindi is a huge plus.


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