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Jobs – September, 2015


Please see below some of my immediate opportunities.  Post doc and contract opportunities are for candidates located in the United States.  But there are some new opportunities below that are located in India, for anyone wishing to do a stint in India, in very exciting, cutting edge multinational.  When sending your resume, please include details on your current compensation and compensation expectations.  Also, include in the email a short summary of your background and your key strengths. Please send resumes to wd_darshana at hot mail dot com.

VP of Engineering – Santa Clara, CA

There is an immediate opening for VP of Engineering for design services company, in Santa Clara, CA.

Requirements: Requirements include experience managing hardware and firmware projects including managing several teams of engineers, skill at interfacing with customers including outstanding communication skills & skill at quick understanding of the crux of a problem & solutions.  Although automated process is in place, candidate must have project management skills and experience.  Additionally, the candidate must have skill to understand the customer’s needs and desires, communicate them to engineers & to communicate back to the customer the opportunities & limitations in meeting their goals.

Sometimes, work starts early, before specifications are clear, as the company is called to do feasibility work to determine what can be done or how it can be done.  The company attempts to help customers become successful by requesting specifications or helping them write specifications that are clear and complete enough for senior engineers to complete the work with high quality, on time, and on budget.  It is highly desired to have design experience with hardware (analog or digital), firmware, or software.  It is desired to be skilled at writing proposals.  This is an opportunity to join a small team of high performing engineers and grow the staff as the company grows.

This is a rapidly growing product development company with a reputation for completing difficult projects on time and on budget.  The company designs devices, firmware, and software for other companies and has a track record to respond quickly, provide high quality work, and move on to other projects when done.  The company brings strong experience in working with sensors, wireless, and motion control.  Clients include companies making wearable devices, home health, products for the aging, medical devices, industrial devices, and others in fascinating and challenging fields.  

Post-docs – Engineering – ME, EE, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences – CA & TX
Requires excellent and proven hands-on problem solving skills.

Senior Biochemistry Scientist – San Jose, CA
details to follow but feel free to send resume.

Immediate contract Engineering Opportunities – San Jose, CA

  • Electrical Engineering & Software
  • Analog Design
  • PCB Layout (FR4, Flex etc.)
  • ASIC Design
  • Embedded Systems
  • TI MSP430, ARM, Cypress
  • Software (Windows, Linux, C++, Android, iOS)
  • Sensors
  • RF Communications
  • Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G, GPS
  • Antenna Design
  • RF Test Labs
  • Test Engineering
  • Test Hardware & Software

Opportunities in India are posted in August JOBS posting.

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Jobs – August, 2015


Please see below some of my immediate opportunities.  Post doc and contract opportunities are for candidates located in the United States.  But there are some new opportunities below that are located in India, for anyone wishing to do a stint in India, in very exciting, cutting edge multinational.  When sending your resume, please include details on your current compensation and compensation expectations.  Also, include in the email a short summary of your background and your key strengths. Please send resumes to wd_darshana at hot mail dot com.

Post-docs – Engineering – ME, EE, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences – CA & TX
Requires excellent and proven hands-on problem solving skills.

Immediate contract Engineering Opportunities – San Jose, CA

  • Electrical Engineering & Software
  • Analog Design
  • PCB Layout (FR4, Flex etc.)
  • ASIC Design
  • Embedded Systems
  • TI MSP430, ARM, Cypress
  • Software (Windows, Linux, C++, Android, iOS)
  • Sensors
  • RF Communications
  • Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G, GPS
  • Antenna Design
  • RF Test Labs
  • Test Engineering
  • Test Hardware & Software

OPPORTUNITIES IN INDIA

Architect – MRI System and Signal Processing Development (Pulse Sequencing) – Bangalore, INDIA

SUMMARY
Job includes performing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system simulation & pulse sequence design for fast simultaneous MRI imaging schemes and developing MRI image reconstruction algorithms
Academic Requirements include: Ph.D. degree and 5+ years of R&D work experience or BS / MS degree and 10+ years experience,  Major in Biomedical Engineering, Bio-Information System Engineering, Computer Science, Optics Engineering, or related areas.

Required experience includes: 5 – 15 years experience in MRI signal acquisition and/or image reconstruction, Comprehensive understanding of MRI system and pulse sequence design.  Also required, knowledge in MRI system development, MRI signal acquisition & MRI image reconstruction.  Strongly preferred: Knowledge in Simultaneous/ quantitative MRI & Compressed Sensing MRI

Job responsibilities include: Developing ultra-fast MRI imaging technology, MRI system modeling, Pulse sequence design (signal acquisition), Image reconstruction algorithm development & Compressed sensing for MRI


Architect / TL / PL – Bangalore, INDIA

Requires 5-10 yrs exp in C, C++, (QT, Boost); image processing, visualization, algorithm development, signal processing, & UI development. Requires experience with tools like VTK, OpenGL, ITK, CGal, OpenInventor, OpenCV, OpenMesh ImageJ, DICOM; proven application development record in image processing & visualization; domain knowledge of MR (Stroke, Metastatis, Cartilege, Dementia related clinical applications); and experience working with clinicians for development of software applications.  C++ (QT, Boost, Design Patterns).

Visualisation Architect – Bangalore, INDIA

Requirements include experience & knowledge in:  C++ (QT, Boost, Design Patterns), Data Analytics, Algorithms, Image Processing, Visualization techniques.  Highly desired: Proven research record & high quality publications in image processing, visualization or related areas; experience in one or more of the following: VTK, OpenGL, ITK, CGal, OpenInventor, OpenCV, OpenCV, OpenMesh, SPM.  Academic requirements include: MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science or related with emphasis on visualization & image analysis & good software development experience. Experience in medical imaging applications in CT or MR is nice to have.

Roles and Responsibilities – Developing & supporting visualization platform, Clinical image processing algorithm development from concept to productizing, Integration of algorithm & development of end to end clinical application with the team, Support clinical collaboration with hospitals to do competitor bench-marking & validation of algorithms and clinical application and Support system integration & system verification issues for visualization platform & clinical applications.

R&D for Computed-Tomography Segmentation Algorithm Development – Banglore, INDIA

Job includes: Organ-specific segmentation technology development for computed-tomography (CT) clinical applications (image processing).
Requirements include: 5+ years experience in computed-tomography (CT) image processing, CT image segmentation, Feature extraction and Pattern recognition & Classification.  Also required: Specialized Knowledge in signal processing, digital image processing, probability & statistics, programming in C/ C++, MATLAB.

BASIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
1) Segmentation Algorithm Development including developing organ specific segmentation, reinforcing segmentation applications, and CT image processing.
2) Feature Extraction Algorithm Development including Lesion area enhancement and extraction
3) Technology Development Based on Computer-Aided Detection including Developing pattern recognition algorithms & Developing classification algorithms

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JOBS – May, 2014


For the opportunities below, please send resume at wd_darshana at hotmail dot com.  Please indicate in the email how closely the job description matches your background and identify gaps, if any.  Also, indicate your current compensation and compensation expectations.  Please note: All below opportunities require several years of industry experience and are only for local candidates, with valid US work visa (when need arises for applicants with other types of visas, I will mention that under that specific opportunity).  Also note, opportunities at the top are hot and the ones lower down may be at various stages of being filled or not burning needs.  This quarter seems to be all about Engineering Jobs (more specifically in Software), but Quality Engineering and CRA opportunities in New York, New Jersey and San Jose, CA are also very hot.    – see below.

Software   Developer – Mountain View, CA

Right now we are witnessing the onset of industrial internet paradigm where integration of big data with big machines is fundamentally changing everything.  This company provides innovative, modular, scalable and world class software solutions in this industrial-internet paradigm by leveraging sensor technologies, cloud computing, big data analytics and complex event processing.  There is an immediate opening for software developers with Windows skills.

Responsibilities: Be involved in all stages of SDLC, including analysis, design, implementation, testing, documentation & release; Participate in multiple projects with changing requirements; Maintain contact with clients/partners to       provide solution support& updates; Be ready to learn new technologies quickly.

Requirements: 4+ years of software development experience in  ASP.NET with MVC, JQuery; Be comfortable in data modeling, developing  stored procedures & triggers; Windows Communication.  Also preferred: Windows workflow foundation  4.0; Biztalk RFID server; Windows Mobile development; Exposure to Windows Azure

Location: SF Bay Area. Telecommute okay, but may need to attend client meetings: 6-12 months to full time.  Pay rate: $65 an hour but negotiable based on experience.

Test Engineer – SF Bay Area

Right now we are witnessing the onset of industrial internet paradigm where integration of big data with big machines is fundamentally changing everything.  This company provides innovative, modular, scalable and world class software solutions in this industrial-internet paradigm by leveraging sensor technologies, cloud computing, big data analytics and complex event processing.  Below is description for Test Engineer with the company.

Responsibilities: Be involved in all stages of SDLC: including analysis, design, implementation, testing, documentation & release; Participate in multiple projects with changing requirements: Maintain contact with clients/ partners to provide solution support & updates; Be ready to learn new technologies quickly.

Requirements: 4-6 years of software development experience in ASP.NET with MVC, JQuery; Be comfortable in data modeling, developing stored procedures & triggers, Windows Communication.  Also preferred: Windows workflow foundation 4.0; Biztalk RFID server; Windows Mobile development; Exposure to Windows Azure.

Location: SF Bay Area or Austin, TX.  Telecommute possible, 6-12 months to full time.  Pay rate: $35 per hour but negotiable based on experience.

Junior & Senior CRA – Orangeburg, NY

Medical device company with innovative treatment for chronic heart failure, located in Orangeburg, NY, has openings for Jr & Sr. CRA.  (Awaiting JD for Senior CRA but feel free to send resumes).

Junior CRA

Functions: Manage & organize administrative aspects in clinical department, create & maintain site personnel contact information, mass mailings, study binder preparation & distribution; Collect regulatory documents, ensure accurary, record reciept of key documents & contact site regarding missing records; Collect & Review study-related tracking systems to determine & report status of clinical trial documents. Send notifications to the clinical trial sites regarding their IRB renewal dates IRB; Maintain & audit study related files in compliance with department standard operating procedures; Review monitoring reports & assist with the follow-up & resolution of noted observations; Work with clinical trial sites to ensure all required testing is forwarded to & received by the Core Laboratories; Consistently use study tools & training materials & comply with standard operating procedures and policies; Perform data entry; Arrange periodic meetings for the Physician Adjudication Committee & assist the Clinical Director with the preparation & conduct of the meetings.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or related, with 1-2 years medical device clinical research experience; Experience in communicating with hospital administrators and clinical research nurses; Working knowledge of FDA regulations and Good Clinical Practices; Excellent organizational skills; Good problem solving skills; EDC experience a plus; Conscientious person with an outstanding work ethic & strong personal discipline.


Quality Engineering opportunities- Middleton, MA

A company located near Middleton, MA, and recognized as a pioneer & global leader in healthcare technology & innovation for assisting or replacing the life-sustaining pumping function of the failing heart, has following immediate Quality Engineering opportunities.

Quality Engineer – Console Program Support

Requirements:  Bachelors in EE & 5+ years implantable medical device experience and Design Control & risk management experience required.  CQE or CRE certifications are preferred.  Comp: $80-95K
Functions: Understand customer complaint trends & patterns for root cause understanding & corrective actions; Program support for console includes review of design/software verification & validation protocols & reports; conduct design control compliance reviews, performs risk analysis, and FMEAs; Instill reliability mindset within team & provide guidance on reliability methods to team.

Quality Engineer – Disposables Program Support

Requirements:  Bachelors in EE highly desirable.  1 year medical device experience & CQE or CRE certifications are highly preferred. Comp: $60-85K
Functions: Understand customer complaint trends & patterns for root cause understanding & corrective actions; program support on heart pump disposables including review of design & process verification and validation protocols & reports; conducts design control compliance reviews, performs risk analysis, and FMEAs.


QA Manager – Mount Laurel, NJ

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An innovative medical device company working on treatment of chronic heart failure (“CHF”), has an immediate opening for a QA Manager.  Salary commensurate with experience and will be in the range of $125-145K.

Responsibilities: Management of Quality Systems department; Direct supervision of Shipping Coordinator and Documents control; Day to day operation of all quality functions; Assure compliance with domestic and international quality requirements; Ensure comprehensive Quality Systems programs to support multiple product manufacture; Prepare and execute all external & internal audits; Work with contract manufacturer to ensure that devices are manufactured in compliance with US and international quality system requirements; Review all product complaints & ensure timely reporting of those events to domestic and international regulatory agencies as necessary; Participate in product development teams on behalf of Quality Systems. Identify and resolve quality issues throughout product development process to assure successful audits and regulatory filings; Manage, supervise and train staff, oversee projects ongoing within departments, carry out departmental administrative duties; Review and revise quality system documentation to ensure compliance with domestic and international quality and regulatory requirements; Schedule and complete timely management review presentations; Manage the document services function to ensure that quality systems documents, records and regulatory submissions are controlled; Schedule, conduct and assist in responding to internal audits; Schedule and conduct supplier audits; Maintain program to ensure adequate training of personnel on quality system documentation; Ensure that company employees are trained on the Quality Systems Regulation and key international regulations and standards; Manage the program for handling product returns, returned product evaluations (and repair/rework, where applicable), complaints and customer feedback in accordance with internal policies and procedures; Maintain a functional CAPA system in compliance with applicable regulations; Maintain ISO 13485:2003 facility registration in accordance with applicable standards; Provide guidance and supervision for Shipping/Receiving Clerk as it relates to completion of receiving inspections and other quality related functions; Ensure that the Quality Systems function is carried out in accordance with GMP and ISO directives.

Requirements: Minimum Bachelors level degree with 8-10 years’ experience in Quality area or related experience in medical device arena; Good working knowledge of domestic and international requirement and regulations; Excellent organizational skills and analytical and problem solving abilities; Strong verbal and writing skills and good interpersonal and leadership skills; Strong PC skills include Windows environment, Excel and internet.  Spanish language skills desirable.


Senior Manager Quality Engineering – San Jose, CA

There is an exciting opportunity for Senior Manager, Quality Engineering with strong capability and experience developing quality innovative medical devices.  This position is responsible for effectively leading multi-project quality engineering efforts of the organization through technical expertise, interpersonal skills and a clear vision for execution.

Responsibilities: Manage resources to accomplish multi-project product research, development and manufacturing; Contribute to strategy and management of GMP/GLP operation; Provide Quality Engineering support as necessary to meet organizational objectives; Maintain quality management systems necessary for development, including clinical evaluation; Develop quality plans and data analyses for execution and review with leadership team; Develop test strategies DOEs and test protocols to test developmental medical devices and manufacturing processes; Work with R & D and Operations to establish quality requirements at all phases of product/process development and manufacturing; Design, schedule, and if necessary, performs specific testing for existing and new products including supporting design and process validations, qualifications and first article inspections; Conducts supplier evaluations including supplier audits; Ensure that appropriate level of quality/reliability in purchased components is specified; Identify product/process problems and ensure appropriate corrective actions are taken and verified to be effective in eliminating problem; Remain current on developments in field(s) of expertise and industry trends; Mentor junior staff members

Skills Required: Demonstrated leadership of technical teams in medical device field; Demonstrated aptitude for and mastery of Quality Engineering principles; Demonstrated problem solving skills in a multidisciplinary environment; Exemplary analytical, organizational, written and oral communication skills; Proficient with statistical analysis for engineering and manufacturing; Strong ability to operate independently and as a team member; Teamwork: ability to work closely and effectively with team members and colleagues across engineering as well as non-engineering disciplines such as biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology and chemistry; Knowledge of implantable medical device design control and manufacturing processes ; Deep experience in safety standards for a variety of medical device types; Knowledge of biocompatibility, packaging and sterilization quality assurance; Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with professionals in the medical and biological sciences; Demonstrated knowledge of sound design principles, regulatory requirements, and product and process validation procedures; Demonstrated proficiency with computer aided design software and hardware familiarity. Formal training on systems and software is desired.

Also required: Bachelor’s degree or higher in Engineering; Ten years minimum experience in medical device engineering (Quality, R&D and Manufacturing) with demonstrated capability and thorough understanding of quality management; Three years minimum direct personnel management and related leadership experience; ASQ Certified Quality Engineer certification preferred; Must have experience in GMP electro-mechanical product design and manufacturing; Requires highly developed leadership skills and experience, including the ability to map task interdependencies, multi-task, prioritize such tasks, meet deadlines, and develop, monitor and live within budgets as well as the demonstrated ability to forecast major milestones.  Must be skilled at delegation, follow-up, and team building.

Machine Learning/ Computer Vision Software Engineer – Mountain View, CA 

There is an immediate opening with a company working to quickly get life saving technology to market.  Company offers an excellent benefits plan, and grants stock options to all employees.

Responsibilities:  Work on challenging problems in computer vision and machine learning that will have a direct impact globally on the healthcare and safety of patients; Research, prototype & develop novel computer vision and machine learning algorithms; Work within a cross-functional team of computer vision, software, hardware and mechanical engineers in a medical device environment

Requirements: Expertise in machine learning algorithms (classification and clustering) for pattern recognition: Decision trees, Support vector machines, Neural networks Expertise in Computer / Machine Vision, Feature extraction, Segmentation, Color and shape analysis, Object and character recognition Hands-On Expertise in Open CV, MATLAB, C++ or C#.  Also required, M.S. or Ph. D in Computer Science with a focus on computer vision and/or machine learning; Strong skills in machine learning & computer vision, with a deep understanding of the methods & algorithms used in this domain; Strong analytical & problem solving skills; Track record of hypothesis driven experimentation & problem solving; Up to date with the latest publications in the machine learning and computer vision community; Excellent written and verbal communications and the ability to work hands-on in cross functional teams; Highly motivated and excited to work in a fast-paced environment.

Senior Firmware Engineer  (Mountain View, CA)

There is an immediate opening with a company working to quickly get life saving technology to market. This industry-leading technology platform (image processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, embedded software, hardware, and firmware) was built internally.  This is a challenging environment with simultaneous multiple projects, aggressive deadlines and A+ team. Company provides excellent benefits plan, and grants stock options to all employees.

Responsibilities: Programming for embedded systems that utilize wireless communication channels, including Bluetooth, 802.15.4 radios, RFID and WiFi, Validate design concepts by designing, fabricating & debugging prototypes, Conduct & coordinate firmware testing activities, including unit testing, functional testing & regression testing, Support manufacturing by developing manufacturing test procedures, Collaborate on firmware architecture design strategies & requirements, Support product by creating & by composing functional & design documentation

Requirements: Proficient in high-level structured programming languages (e.g. C, C++); Proficient in Ultra-low Power Design techniques, Proficient in Wireless Communication techniques, Proficient is Motor Control Systems and State Machines, Skills for both implementing new firmware systems as well as analyzing and modifying firmware systems originally written by others, Proficient in developing code with resource-limited runtime environments, for embedded products, Proficient in low-level languages (e.g. Assembler, ladder) is a plus; Bachelors or Masters in Electrical Engineering and 5+ years of relevant experience.

Senior Java Software Engineer  (Mountain View, CA)

This is an immediate opening with a company working to quickly get life saving technology to market. This industry-leading technology platform (image processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, embedded software, hardware, and firmware) was built internally.  This is a challenging environment with simultaneous multiple projects, aggressive deadlines and A+ team. Company provides excellent benefits plan, and grants stock options to all employees.

Responsibilities: Design & implement company’s suite of products & distributed web applications using J2EE, Spring Framework, XML, Web Services, JMS, Servlets, JSP/JSF, and Hibernate; Design & implement easy-to-use, high-performance, high-quality, embedded, hosted & enterprise web-applications; Design & implement development platform & complex applications with limited or no direct supervision; Flexible & works well as part of a fast-paced interdisciplinary product development team

Requirements: Strong object-oriented analysis and design skills; Strong analytical skills & attention to detail; Proficient with physical &  logical database design; Understand advanced relational database concepts; strong sense of project ownership; Knowledge of Scrum & XP methodologies; Apt learner of new software technologies & can research a variety of third party solutions which might fit problems on hand; Visual design skills for web page design & layout a plus.  Also required, 4+ years experience in OO analysis, design, & implementation; 4+ years experience in server side Java development using J2EE technologies, Spring, XML, Web Services, JMS, JSP, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX; 4+ years experience in at least one relational database management system; Experience in interfacing with databases from Java (Hibernate / Java Persistence API, etc.); 4+ years experience in industry-standard software development methodologies, e.g. use case-driven and test-driven iterative software development methodologies; 4+ years experience in debugging, code-reviewing, code-refactoring, performance tuning; 4+ years experience with a variety of OSs such as Windows, Solaris and Linux.  Also preferred: Experience developing Web Services and REST-based communication interfaces; Experience with large-scale back-end systems, AWS, cloud apps or APIs; Specific familiarity with JUnit and JMock is a plus; Specific familiarity with JQuery is a plus. Required: MS or Ph.D. in computer Science.


Senior Embedded Development Programmer – Mountain View, CA

A top notch product development company with a reputation for completing difficult projects on time and on budget, has an immediate opening for a programmer. The company consults for companies making wearable devices, home health, products for the aging, medical devices etc & is known for work with sensors, wireless, and motion control.

Requirements:  10+ years experience in engineering design; Embedded programming skills on Windows and/or Linux; Experience with wide range of processors; Familiarity with digital circuits; Ability to design digital circuits. Ability to design analog circuits & supervisory experience would be a plus. The person needs to enjoy working with customers and have good communication skills.  The person needs to work well on a team of high performing engineers.  The person needs to be organized.  The person needs to work well with others and be flexible as schedules and priorities change.

Post Doc Opportunity – TX & CA 

There are immediate exciting opportunities that can lead you a fantastic career path in medical device engineering.  A medical device company, found by a veteran leader of several successful companies, has several post-doc openings in Biomedical with Electronics/ Electrical Engineering – with experience in heart/ brain related implantable devices in Texas and couple of opportunities with broad Biomedical/ Mechanical and/or Chemical Engineering background.  Hands-on experience is essential.  For Electronics Engineering, experience with hands-on circuit design, embedded systems design, prototype building or experience with battery-powered, low powered systems, etc. may be desirable.  The company is working on exciting cutting edge technology to deliver large drug molecules orally.  That and other research products pertain to solutions that are a unique blend of traditional device technologies such as electronics, software, mechanical engineering, and material science, as well as pharmaceuticals, protein chemistry and cell biology.  Focusing on a broad range of technology and scientific disciplines, the company is seeking to address most complex unsolved or poorly treated clinical needs with highly innovative novel solutions.

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Healthtechnology conference http://www.healthtechnologyforum.com, focused on exploring pathways to sustainable health, is on May 20 in SF. Please register for the conference as my friend, with the discount code “HTF14-FriendOfOrganizer” and send me your first & last name at wd_darshana at hotmail dot com, to get $150 off the price of the ticket.

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JOBS – May, 2012


For the opportunities below, please send resume to wd_darshana at hotmail dot com.

IT Project Manager (Contract Opportunity) – Bay Area, CA

There is contract opportunity for IT Project Manager with a Biotech company.  The start date for the contract is July, 1 and the project is expected to last 9-12 months.  The candidate is expected to have 10-15 years of experience in Project Management.  Job responsibilities include, plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget, acquiring resources and coordinate the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. Responsibilities also include, define project scope, goals and deliverables to develop full-scale project plans, liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis, supervise project team members, identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team, proactively manage changes in project scope, and identify potential crises.  The immediate projects include implementing company laptop encryption system, learning management system validation, and completion of proof of concept deliverables pertaining to data mapping and data migration between HR Master and AWR and Exterro.

Junior Software Embedded Engineer – Sunnyvale, CA

There is an immediate opportunity for Junior Embedded Engineer in $60-$80K salary range with a reputed contract engineering company, located inSunnyvale,CA.  This position requires an understanding of both hardware and software and how each can influence the other at all levels of the design process.  This opportunity offers a chance to work on a wide range of fun and interesting projects and an opportunity to work with and be mentored by a world class team of staff and consultants.  Requirements include MSEE + 1-2 years experience or BSEE + 2-3 years experience, keen interested in embedded systems and some experience with a number of current processor architectures, e.g. PIC, MSP430, ARM.  Also required, an ability to program embedded systems in C, C++ or other languages, knowledge of assembly language,  knowledge of test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers etc and how to use them, experience with schematic capture, along with the ability to build simple prototype electronic circuits, and ability and skill to interpret customer requirements into design ideas and the knowledge and confidence to take those forward into a working solution with the assistance of other members of staff.

Quality Engineer – San Jose, CA

Drug delivery company has an immediate opening for Senior Quality Engineer with 10+ years pharmaceutical industry experience in sterile manufacturing and process qualifications for injectible drugs. Experience in documentation and batch process and automation quality systems setup and management experience is required. Qualifications should include BS in Chemical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering or related. This is a grounds level opportunity to work on game changing technology with solid IP and secure funding, under the leadership veteran leader with several successful companies. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and will include stock options, with great potential.

Injection Molding Machine Building & Manufacturing Engineer – San Jose, CA

The ideal candidate for this job will be an expert in injection molding with 10+ years of deep experience.  Experience working with suppliers is not enough.  Experience with tool design and mold machine building is required.  Also required, mold design, AND operating, and fabricating of injection molding machines.  Working knowledge of design/development of manufacturing systems with emphasis on new molds and molding processes, creating and understanding mold flow analysis and ability to implement installations or modifications of new equipment and/or machinery to support the injection molding processes is required.  Hands on experience in the tooling part of plastic injection molding, taking apart and adjusting molds on a daily basis will be called upon.  Experience in Autocad and SolidWorks and BS in Mechanical Engineering is required.  Experience in vacuum forming, a huge plus. This is a grounds level opportunity to work on game changing technology with solid IP and secure funding, under the leadership veteran leader with several successful companies. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and will include stock options, with great potential.

PS – this is a very specialized opportunity and requires mold machine building experience to work on the first prototype that the CEO has built for very customized medical application.

Clinical Project Manager

The position will support US and OUS clinical trials in a cross-functional role to support the clinical study team.

Essential functions include manage clinical trial operations with a specific focus on European feasibility investigations, establish and maintain study master files, work with sites to prepare submissions, secure study documentation, and negotiate contracts, manage case report form data and monitoring activities, develop and refine clinical trial procedures, create and prepare materials for Investigator, Coordinator, and DSMB meetings, prepare Case Report Forms, support field clinical staff with significant involvement in site assessments, monitoring activities, site audits, and site closures as needed, write and file Adverse Event reports, annual reports, and other communications with Ethics Committees, Competent Authorities, and Institutional Review Boards, perform clinical data entry, report generation, work with sites to resolve data queries, support investigators with publication activities, as needed, provide regulatory support for US and OUS clinical submissions, interface with Regulatory Affairs department to provide support for ongoing regulatory activities, provide support for new and ongoing regulatory submissions, provide support for Product Development and Operations, development, writing of Manuals and training materials, and participate in clinical validation and product development verification activities

BS in life sciences or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years related experience in supporting medical device clinical trials is required. Experience working directly with US and EU sites and working with clinical data and database experience, strongly desired. Familiarity with literature searches, experience monitoring sites, and scientific writing skills, preferred. About 10% travel will be required.

Machinist – San Antonio, TX

Innovative medical device/ biotech in Texas has an immediate opening for Machinist. The company is found by a veteran leader with number of prior successes and this is an opportunity to contribute at grounds level, in a promising startup. (Stock options could make this a once in a lifetime kind of an opportunity). The mechanical engineer/ technician will work with other engineers to develop innovative drug delivery systems. The candidate must be familiar with fabricating small parts or tooling on a lathe and mill. Successful candidate will have combination of mechanical and electrical skills. At least 5 years experience in medical device industry is required.

Pharmacologist with In-Vivo Experience: San Antonio, TX

A dynamic company, found by a veteran leader of several successful startups, involved in the development of drug-device combination products for treating chronic diseases, has an opening for a Biologist. This is once in a lifetime kind of an opportunity to work on exciting technology with game changing potential. The applicant must have a BS with a minimum of 8 years (or MS with at least 6 years) of hands-on laboratory experience. The individual is expected to have a breadth of experience in in-vitro and 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 especially 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 cell biology, chemistry, biochemistry, immunology, physiology or a related area. Position, salary and benefits are commensurate with experience.

Ultra Low Power Analog Design Engineer – San Jose, CA

There is an opening in CA & TX for ultra low power analog design engineer for a company found by a veteran leader of several successful companies. This is an exciting opportunity to work on cutting edge technology, with a great promise. Compensation will be commensurate with experience, in addition to the stock options. The stock options could make this highly attractive opportunity. The position requires 6+ years of experience with medical device low power analog circuit design and embedded design experience.

My colleague is working on the opportunities below. If you have an interest, please mention the opportunity in the subject line, with your name and send your resume and I will forward it to him.

Director of Clinical – San Jose, CA

VP of RA/QA – Redwood City, CA

Senior Manager of RA/QA – San Francisco, Ca

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