Design Engineer II

Location

Beaverton, Oregon. This position offers a hybrid option of working onsite and remotely.

Who You Are

You have a passion for hardware. You are driven to understand what makes it tick and how to fix it when it doesn’t. You are eager to explore new technologies and tackle tough problems. You like working in a fast-paced, close-knit development environment where information and ideas are freely exchanged, and collaboration is a priority. You not only strive to deliver quality work but also provide exceptional support to your team.

Must Haves

  • Requires proof of vaccination from COVID-19
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail, organization, project management, and time management
  • Self-motivated with a results-driven approach
  • Capable of design, bring-up and validation of electronic circuits
  • Experience with circuit board schematics, layouts, grebers, datasheets, and bills of material
  • Skilled at soldering electronic components, including extremely small, fine pitch surface mount components
  • Comfortable with benchtop test and measurement equipment: DMMs, oscilloscopes, power supplies

Traits for Success

  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism
  • Able to foster working relationships while building trust with peers
  • Proactively demonstrates leadership capabilities through peer mentoring and training

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, plus 5+ years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

About the Engineering Team

We apply technology and innovation to develop low-cost, easy-to-use, and engaging products that advance the art of science education. Our skillsets span hardware, firmware, and mechanical design. We are experts in a wide array of sensor technologies and are always researching ways to improve performance and deliver new products.

As a team, we work together every day in a positive and constructive environment where excellent communication is critical to our success. We strive to deliver quality products in a timely fashion while having fun along the way.

About Vernier

Founded in 1981, Vernier pioneers award-winning interfaces, sensors, software, and curriculum to transform how educators teach science and how students collect, analyze, and interpret scientific data. Vernier is registered as an Oregon Benefit Company. We have also been on the list of the 100 Best Places to Work in Oregon for over 20 years. Being on this list means that we are serious about our commitment to providing employees with a positive, professional, and fun work environment.

What we can offer you

In addition to amazing company culture, Vernier offers competitive pay, profit sharing, generous benefits, and an employer contribution to your 401(k) retirement account. We have an onsite fitness center, private shower facilities, an indoor bike storage room, and weekly fitness activities/classes. Vernier is located next to the Millikan Way MAX line, and we provide an employer-paid commuter benefit. We also offer training opportunities, tuition assistance, paid volunteer time, a generous PTO (paid time off) plan, and paid sabbaticals.

 

Job Title:  Design Engineer II

Department:  Engineering

Reports To:  Engineering Manager

FLSA Status:  Exempt

SUMMARY

Assists with the development and production of hardware products.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Designs, develops, tests, and introduces into production, new products and revisions to existing products.
  • Supports Production during the introduction period of new products.
  • Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform assignments.
  • Responsible for electrical circuit design for sensors and interface products.
  • Responsible for the mechanical design of packaging for products.
  • Responsible for circuit board designs including mechanical, layout, part library, build and maintenance.
  • Develops microcontroller firmware and facilitates HW/SW integration.
  • Responsible for the research and specification of parts and sources for initial builds.
  • Prepares release documentation package including assembly drawings, parts list, wiring diagrams, package drawings, test procedures, calibration procedure and troubleshooting guide.
  • Participates in Engineering department meetings and trainings.
  • Provides technical support to project team members.
  • Coordinates with project leads to define work assignments; works independently to accomplish tasks.
  • Proficient with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within design engineering.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • May assist with mentoring, and performance feedback of team members.
  • Identifies and suggest improvements to processes and deliverables.
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance in accordance with scheduled work hours.
  • Provides stellar customer service by maintaining professional working relationships with internal and external customers.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; and 5+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to top management and public groups.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.) in its most difficult phases.  Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is typical of an open cubical environment.

Vernier Software & Technology is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

US West Coast Sales Manager

Refeyn:

Refeyn’s unique technology is delivering a disruptive new generation of analytical instruments using mass photometry to weigh and analyse individual molecules with light. Spun out of two world-class research groups in Oxford University in 2018, Refeyn have delivered mass photometers to over 100 global customers. With headquarters in Oxford, UK as well as offices in Portland and Boston, Refeyn continues to scale to meet demand.

Refeyn’s ambition is that its mass photometry instruments will be used by scientists and researchers across leading academic institutions and bio-pharma to transform the ability to characterise the composition, structure and dynamics of biomolecules in their native environment.

We have a great team, significant funding and a truly global ambition – all of which position us for rapid growth. Joining at this stage in the company’s development represents the opportunity to work and make an impact to develop the technology and product offer to costumers, and to grow with the company as it progresses.

The Role:

Due to significant growth, we are looking to recruit a professional with 5+ years’ in microscopy, capital equipment or life science instrumentation based ideally on the west coast. This role will suit someone who is curious to continuously engage with customers from different fields of research on their specific applications and use cases but who would like to take on managerial responsibilities. We would consider individuals from either a sales or application scientist roles in a relevant industry. Management experience is not necessary but preferred.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Sales & Marketing team and will engage with customers throughout the sales cycle based on knowledge of both the applications and the technology. This role will include next to direct sales managing a small sales team and be responsible for the team’s regional target. Responsible for identifying potential customers, proof-of-concept instrument demonstrations, the analysis of customer samples and for follow up with the customer after the proof-of-concept study is completed to purchase. This will involve identifying opportunities for funding, working with customers on a proposal, negotiation of a price. Consolidating customer feedback and requirements to guide the efforts of the R&D team and further mature the technology and the portfolio. The candidate will also represent the company at workshops, trade-shows, conferences and various digital events around the world.

Responsibilities:

Managing the sales process from initial contact to close
Managing a small sales team and regional team target
Mentoring more junior team members
Identifying potential customers and educating them about mass photometry
Demonstrating the instrumentation and technology (including on-site in customer labs)
Supporting workshops, trade shows, and conferences
Candidate Requirements:

Relevant PhD/MSc/research experience eg; biochemistry
5+ years of working experience in the life science industry in a customer facing role
Knowledge of molecular bioanalysis techniques
Willingness to travel up to 40% domestically, and some international travel.
Benefits:

Competitive salary, proportionate to experience
Company contribution to 401(k)
20 days’ PTO and 5 days’ sick leave
Comprehensive employee insurances including private medical, life assurance, critical illness and income protection

Technical Sales Specialist

Refeyn is developing mass photometry; a new technology for the analysis of biomolecules that measures the mass of single molecules with light. Refeyn spun out the University of Oxford’s Department of Chemistry in 2018 and established Refeyn Inc as US subsidiary in 2019. Currently headquartered in Portland (OR) and has a Demo & Applications lab in Boston. The Refeyn group is uniquely positioned for rapid growth worldwide.

We have a great team, significant funding and a truly global ambition – all of which position us for rapid growth. Joining at this stage in the company’s development represents the opportunity to work on a new and innovative product offering, and to grow with the company as it progresses.

The Role:

We are looking for a successful sales professional with 2+ years sales experience ideally in microscopy, capital equipment or instrumentation based in Northwest US (home working with up 50% travel).

Responsible for identifying potential customers, proof-of-concept instrument demonstrations, the analysis of customer samples and for follow up with the customer after the proof of concept study is completed to purchase. Consolidating customer feedback and requirements to guide the efforts of the R&D team and further mature the technology and the portfolio. The candidate will also represent the company at workshops, trade-shows, conferences and various digital events around the world.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Sales & Marketing team and will engage with customers throughout the sales cycle based on knowledge of both the applications and the technology.

Technical Sales

Identifying potential customers and educating them about mass photometry
Managing the sales process from initial contact to close
Task planning: being able to plan the demonstration/sample jobs, coordinate with customers
Demonstrating the instrumentation and technology (including on-site in customer labs)
Analyzing customer samples, create report and discuss results with future customers
Supporting workshops, trade shows, and conferences
Mentoring more junior team members
Negotiate pricing and create quotation for sales opportunities
Update and maintain CRM
Product Marketing

Consolidate and prioritise customer use cases and requirements
Provide proof-material and best-known methods for priority use cases
Give presentations at conferences (talk, poster)
Benefits

Competitive salary, proportionate to experience
Company contribution to 401(k)
20 days’ PTO, 5 days’ sick leave
Comprehensive employee insurance including private medical, life assurance, critical illness and income protection

Senior/Principal Software Engineer, Developer Enablement (Remote)

Position Overview

 

Please note, these Software Engineer roles can be remote. We are looking for all levels of Software Engineers – Entry, Senior, Principal.

 

The ideal Software Engineer candidate will possess skills in one of these specific areas:

1. Building and deploying services on public cloud

2. Building and defining a CI/CD process

3. Building and Deploying Observability solutions

 

Does automation and a fast-paced environment excite you? Do you thrive on building resilient systems – Do you have a passion for uptime?

 

The Developer Enablement team is seeking highly motivated, seasoned engineers to help build Autodesk’s Source Code Management, Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and Cloud Observability systems.

We are a global team which has a goal to increase developer productivity by 100x over the next 5 years!

 

As a team member you will build, design, and deploy services and tools that are used by every single developer for source code management, builds, testing, cloud deployment as well as tools to observe and manage the public cloud infrastructure and application services. You will work side by side with engineering teams, supporting daily operations and our long-term roadmap.

 

Successful candidates have a strong sense of ownership and can drive projects through to completion. They are well versed in modern automation frameworks that will be used to build supportive services used by our internal customer base.

 

Responsibilities

Design, develop, and test features/functions delivered via applications and services
Work with operations teams to ensure your applications and services are highly available and reliable
Hands-on software development for infrastructure that will perform at scale
Engage in code reviews, technical evaluations, architectural discussions, and decision making
Collaborate with stakeholders to understand requirements, understand use cases, and build towards a cohesive technical strategy
Automate processes where possible and propose new tools when needed
Participate in on-call rotations to support production systems
Minimum Qualifications

Great team player with great communication skills.
Experience with configuration management tools and cloud automation such as TerraForm, CloudFormation, Chef, Ansible or similar
Hands-on software development experience in Python, Java, Go, NodeJS or .NET or similar
Customer-facing and service-oriented person
Understanding & curiosity of DevOps best practices, architectures, and methods
Good self-management skills and ability to track and prioritize multiple tasks coming in simultaneously
Excellent problem-solving skills, along with the ability to work independently
Preferred Qualifications

Experience defining and building CI/CD processes and working with common CI/CD tools such as Github, Jenkins, Circle CI, Spinnaker or similar
Experience with monitoring and logging tools like Prometheus, Grafana, StatsD, Splunk, ELK, New Relic or similar
Experience with Agile software development practices
Experience consuming, designing, and implementing REST APIs
Good understanding of networking and security concepts
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At Autodesk, we’re building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

 

Autodesk has always valued flexibility in how we work. We continue to provide employees flexibility to support their work preferences wherever possible and nearly all roles are hybrid or remote, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Are you an existing contractor or consultant with Autodesk? Please search for open jobs and apply internally (not on this external site). If you have any questions or require support, contact Autodesk Careers.

Software Engineer, Cloud Based Infrastructure

Position Overview

Autodesk, the leading Design and Engineering Software Company, is transitioning to the cloud! As a global leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, Autodesk helps customers imagine, design, and create a better world. Our flagship product, AutoCAD, has become synonymous with CAD and is a fixture in design shops worldwide. We have industry-leading 3D solutions for industrial design and manufacturing; architecture, engineering, and construction as well as media and entertainment. Over 10 million professionals in 185 countries are using Autodesk products to save time and money, gain competitive advantage, and change the way ideas are brought to life. The success and growth of Autodesk can be attributed not only to its exceptional products but also to its unique culture, which brings together the best and the brightest in a combined mission of innovation and creativity. We are continually ranked as a top place to work by Fortune, Forbes, and Glassdoor. As we transition from a world of desktop products to that of products powered by cloud services, we’re building our core underlying cloud fabric that is comprised of massively scalable, always-on, globally-deployed cloud infrastructure services that underpin our customer-facing systems. Engineers across product teams at Autodesk, utilize our services to build the next generation of rich customer experiences.

Does automation and a fast-paced environment excite you? Do you thrive on building resilient systems – Do you have a passion for uptime?

The Deployment and Compute group is seeking a highly motivated Infrastructure Software Engineer to help build and support our entire cloud platform infrastructure. Working side by side with engineering teams, supporting daily operations and our long-term roadmap. A successful candidate has a strong sense of ownership and is able to drive projects through completion. They are well versed in modern automation frameworks that will be used to build supportive services used by our internal customer base.

Responsibilities

Design, develop, and test features/functions delivered via applications and services
Work with operations teams to ensure your applications and services are highly available and reliable
Hands-on software development for infrastructure that will perform at scale
Write code that is tested, readable, and maintainable
Perform code reviews, evaluate implementations, and provide feedback for tool improvements
Engage in technical and architectural discussions and decision making
Collaborate with stakeholders to understand requirements, understand use cases and build towards a cohesive technical strategy
Automate processes where possible and propose new tools when needed
Cross-train and mentor teammates
Participate in on-call rotations to support production systems

Minimum Qualifications

Great team player with great communication skills
Hands-on software development experience in Python
Experience implementing unit and integration tests
2+ years of production experience in large-scale cloud-based Infrastructure (AWS preferred)
Customer-facing and service-oriented person
Understanding & curiosity of DevOps best practices, architectures, and methods
Experience with cloud-native applications
Experience with Docker and Kubernetes/ECS environments
Experience with configuration management tools and cloud automation (eg. TerraForm, Chef, Ansible, etc.)
Defining and building CI/CD processes and working with common CI/CD tools (Jenkins/Circle CI/Spinnaker, etc.)
Good self-management skills and ability to track and prioritize multiple tasks coming in simultaneously
Excellent problem-solving skills, along with the ability to work independently
Experience building apps on AWS using services such as Step functions, DynamoDB, IAM, EC2, CloudWatch and Lambda

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation
Experience with Agile software development practices
Experience using Docker to build containerized applications
Experience consuming, designing, and implementing REST APIs
Good understanding of networking and security concepts
Experience with monitoring and logging tools (NewRelic, Splunk, ELK)
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At Autodesk, we’re building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

 

Autodesk has always valued flexibility in how we work. We continue to provide employees flexibility to support their work preferences wherever possible and nearly all roles are hybrid or remote, unless otherwise indicated.

 

Are you an existing contractor or consultant with Autodesk? Please search for open jobs and apply internally (not on this external site). If you have any questions or require support, contact Autodesk Careers.

Senior Software Engineer – Cloud Based Infrastructure (Western USA – remote)

Position Overview

Please note, this role can be located anywhere in the West Coast.

Does automation and a fast-paced environment excite you? Do you thrive on building resilient systems – Do you have a passion for uptime?

 

The Platform Observability team is seeking a highly motivated, seasoned engineer to help build Autodesk’s worldwide observability infrastructure. You will be part of the team that builds, designs and deploys observability services and tools needed to effectively detect, diagnose and analyze issues in our infrastructure and application services. You will work side by side with engineering teams, supporting daily operations and our long-term roadmap.

 

A successful candidate has a strong sense of ownership and can drive projects through to completion. They are well versed in modern automation frameworks that will be used to build supportive services used by our internal customer base.

 

Responsibilities

·       Design, build and support monitoring and observability tools and policies

·       Work with operations teams to ensure their applications and services are highly available and performant

·       Development infrastructure as code that will perform at scale

·       Write code that is tested, readable and maintainable

·       Perform code reviews, evaluate implementations and provide feedback for tool improvements

·       Engage in technical and architectural discussions and decision making

·       Collaborate with stakeholders and translate business objectives into technical strategies

·       Automate processes where possible and propose new tools when needed

·       Cross-train and mentor teammates

·       Participate in on-call rotations to support production systems

 

Minimum Qualifications

·       Hands-on software development experience in Python

·       Experience implementing unit and integration tests

·       4+ years of production experience in large-scale cloud-based Infrastructure (AWS preferred)

·       Experience with monitoring and logging tools – Prometheus, Grafana, StatsD, Splunk, ELK or New Relic

·       Customer-facing and service-oriented person

·       Understanding and curiosity of DevOps best practices, architectures, and methods

·       Ability to create applications on AWS – Step functions, DynamoDB, IAM, EC2, CloudWatch and Lambda

·       Understanding of cloud-native application design

·       Experience with Docker and Kubernetes/ECS environments

·       Experience with configuration management tools and cloud automation – TerraForm, Chef

·       Experience defining, building and working with common CI/CD processes and tools – Jenkins, Spinnaker

·       Problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently

·       Great team player with great communication skill

 

Preferred Qualifications

·       Solid experience with Relational and NoSQL database technologies – MySQL, DynamoDB

·       Experience with Agile software development practices

·       Experience consuming, designing and implementing REST APIs

·       Good understanding of networking and security concept

 

 

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At Autodesk, we’re building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Senior Software Engineer – Cloud Based Infrastructure

Position Overview

Please note, this role can be based in the West Coast.

 

Does automation and a fast-paced environment excite you? Do you thrive on building resilient systems – Do you have a passion for uptime?

 

The Observability  Analytics team is seeking a highly motivated, Senior Cloud Software Engineer to help build and support our analytics platform infrastructure. Working side by side with engineering teams, supporting daily operations and our long-term roadmap.

 

A successful candidate has a strong sense of ownership and is able to drive projects through completion. They are well versed in modern automation frameworks that will be used to build supportive services used by our internal customer base.

 

Responsibilities

Design, develop, and test features/functions delivered via applications and services
Work with operations teams to ensure your applications and services are highly available and reliable
Hands-on software development for infrastructure that will perform at scale
Write code that is tested, readable, and maintainable
Perform code reviews, evaluate implementations, and provide feedback for tool improvements
Engage in technical and architectural discussions and decision making
Collaborate with stakeholders to understand requirements, understand use cases and build towards a cohesive technical strategy
Automate processes where possible and propose new tools when needed
Cross-train and mentor teammates
Participate in on-call rotations to support production systems
Minimum Qualifications

Hands-on software development experience in Python
Experience implementing unit and integration tests
4+ years of production experience in large-scale cloud-based Infrastructure (AWS preferred)
Solid experience with Relational and NoSQL database technologies, e.g. MySQL, DynamoDB
Customer-facing and service-oriented person
Understanding & curiosity of DevOps best practices, architectures, and methods
Experience with cloud-native applications
Experience with Docker and Kubernetes/ECS environments
Experience with configuration management tools and cloud automation (eg. TerraForm, Chef, etc.)
Experience defining and building CI/CD processes and working with common CI/CD tools (Jenkins/Circle CI/Spinnaker, etc.)
Good self-management skills and ability to track and prioritize multiple tasks coming in simultaneously
Excellent problem-solving skills, along with the ability to work independently
Experience building apps on AWS using services such as Step functions, DynamoDB, IAM, EC2, CloudWatch and Lambda
Great team player with great communication skills
Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Agile software development practices
Experience consuming, designing, and implementing REST APIs
Good understanding of networking and security concepts
Experience with monitoring and logging tools (NewRelic, Splunk, ELK)
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At Autodesk, we’re building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Senior Data Engineer

Please note, this role can be located in Portland or San Francisco.

 

Autodesk is looking for a talented Senior Data Engineer to join our Observability Analytics team to create robust and scalable data pipelines using and improving existing platforms in large scale cloud-based environment, AWS.

 

A successful candidate has a strong sense of ownership and will use their expertise to build extensible data models, provide meaningful recommendations and actionable strategies to partnering data scientists. They will drive performance enhancements, development best practices and collaborate with other Data Engineering teams throughout Autodesk.

 

Responsibilities

Create, automate, and support reliable data pipelines
Gather customer requirements, sequence work and document technical solutions
Build, automate and scale data infrastructure
Interface with data engineers, data scientists, product managers and internal stakeholders
Cross-train and mentor teammates
Minimum Qualifications

5+ years of data processing and SQL experience in large cloud-based infrastructure (AWS preferred)
Expert understanding of SQL, dimensional modeling, and analytical data warehouses, like Snowflake
Understanding of Data Engineering best practices for medium to large scale production workloads
Hands-on software development experience in Python
Expertise with data pipeline orchestration tools, like Airflow
Customer-facing and service-oriented person
Team player with great communication skills
Problem solver with excellent written and interpersonal skills
Experience consuming, designing, and implementing REST APIs
Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Science field
Preferred Qualifications

Experience with ELT pipelines – DBT
Familiarity with containers and infrastructure-as-code principles
Experience with automation frameworks – Git, Jenkins, and Terraform
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At Autodesk, we’re building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Autodesk has always valued flexibility in how we work. We continue to provide employees flexibility to support their work preferences wherever possible and nearly all roles are hybrid or remote, unless otherwise indicated.

Senior Architect – Cloud Products (Full-Stack)

Position Overviews
Are you excited about creating cloud products that can help millions of customers design, make and build the world we live in and interact with?  As a global leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software, Autodesk helps over 10 million professionals in 185 countries customers imagine, design, and create a better world.

The success and growth of Autodesk can be attributed not only to its exceptional products, but also to its unique culture, which brings together the best and the brightest in a combined mission of innovation and creativity. We are continually ranked as a top place to work by Fortune, Forbes, Glassdoor, and others: A Few Reasons To Work at Autodesk.

 

As part of our Connect team, you will play a strategic role in designing, building and continually improving our cloud-based offerings and services including web products, storage, compute, instrumentation – including the delivery of externally facing APIs and SDKs.

 

You will work within an inclusive culture that offers competitive and equitable salaries, generous benefits, exciting career growth opportunities and work-life balance.

Responsibilities

Design and realize highly available, resilient, secure and durable systems​
Provide strategic and tactical direction to the product/technology’s overall architecture to include ongoing reengineering and modification of the existing architecture to accommodate future features while maintaining architectural adaptability.
Lead technical discussion and decision making​
Evaluate the feasibility of alternative directions in future architecture/platform development through the creation of models and prototypes.
Conduct effective code and architecture reviews. Ensure that the architecture achieves the desire quality attributes, attributes such as security, scalability and resilience, from the end system, product, service or module.
Work with tech leads to communicate technical direction to the programming community and consulting work priorities and systems performance cost – benefit analysis.
Broad knowledge of development tools and programming languages, understanding their appropriate application.
 

Minimum Qualifications

8+ years of Engineering/Architect experience.
Experience facilitating discussions with senior leadership regarding technical / architectural trade-offs, best practices, and risk mitigation
Direct hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software in and agile environment.
Production experience with large-scale cloud-based Infrastructure (AWS preferred).
Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation.
Strong experience with Java and .Net (C#), and at least one UI framework.
Strong experience designing and implementing REST APIs.
Working knowledge of build automation and CI/CD pipelines.
Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms
Ability to understand problems, think critically, and devise solutions.
Preferred Qualifications

Experience using Docker to build containerized applications.
Experience with load testing frameworks such as JMeter, Locust or BlazeMeter.
Minimum of 2 years of architecture experience focused on User interface technologies
Autodesk products knowledge/experience.
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At Autodesk, we’re building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Director, Product Management – Developer Enablement, Platform, MLOps

Position Overview

We seek an experienced Director to lead Product Management for Autodesk’s platform group, responsible for cloud services and technology components that power millions of users across multiple industries. Products include: MLOps Platform, Developer Productivity, Forge.Autodesk.com, Drive.Autodesk.com

 

As an organization leader, you’ll build and execute strategies to help innovate new, and grow existing, platform components. This role will fuel a customer-centric approach for devising and executing a platform strategy and building a high-performing team to take the business to the next level.  As a product leader, you will partner with internal stakeholders, Autodesk customers that utilize the platform, third-party developers as well as create strategic alliances.

 

You will help guide how Autodesk utilizes its unique intellectual property to create innovative solutions to some of the most challenging problems our customers and partners face.

 

See how we’re building a diverse workforce and a culture of belonging to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and create a better world. Learn about all things #AutodeskLife by following us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Glassdoor.

 

Responsibilities

Champion and execute a holistic platform vision for the team
Attract new talent to develop and grow a product team that drives business value while promoting Autodesk’s cultural values
Partner with customers to learn and document what they need and how we can make them successful
Work closely with Autodesk partners and internal teams to develop a strategy and roadmap while leveraging metrics to manage risks and dependencies
Engage with executive leadership to set expectations and manage risks, dependencies, and tradeoffs within complex project delivery
Define, lead, and execute a results-driven process for product management
Balance long-term vision and big picture thinking with guidance and support of work currently in process; ensure that today’s projects inform the vision for the future and vice versa
Promote collaborative leadership across multiple cross-product initiatives
Nurture a culture of rapid iteration based on insights gleaned from customer research and data analytics
Demonstrate an exceptional understanding of and ability to execute Autodesk’s strategic vision
Drive thought leadership: represent innovative methods and approaches that delight the team and our customers
Enthusiastically pursue emerging technologies and trends and introduce state-of-the-art design methodologies
Identify and build critical relationships with third-party vendors
Minimum Qualifications

10 years+ of product management experience in a relevant industry
3+ years managing, developing and coaching a team of product managers or engineers.
Experience in managing platforms, both cloud, and technology components
Demonstrated leadership of large B2B software and product management teams
Prior experience building, nurturing, and leading teams of product managers and designers in highly collaborative Scrum/agile environments
Ability to set priorities and evangelize a shared plan with a wide range of audiences at all levels of the organization, including senior executives
Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to distill complex ideas to their essence, influence senior audiences and a wide array of external stakeholders
Experience working with cloud platforms, especially Amazon Web Services
Understanding of security best practices
Preferred Qualifications

5+ years in the manufacturing or construction industries
Software development experience in any language
Experience developing cloud-based applications and services; strong SaaS experience
Experience designing and building Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), high availability, scalable web services
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At Autodesk, we’re building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Technical Sales Specialist

Senior Technical Sales Specialist – Northwest US

Refeyn is developing mass photometry; a new technology for the analysis of biomolecules that measures the mass of single molecules with light. Refeyn spun out the University of Oxford’s Department of Chemistry in 2018 and established Refeyn Inc as US subsidiary in 2019. Currently headquartered in Portland (OR) and has a Demo & Applications lab in Boston. The Refeyn group is uniquely positioned for rapid growth worldwide.

We have a great team, significant funding and a truly global ambition – all of which position us for rapid growth. Joining at this stage in the company’s development represents the opportunity to work on a new and innovative product offering, and to grow with the company as it progresses.

The Role:

We are looking for a successful sales professional with 2+ years sales experience ideally in microscopy, capital equipment or instrumentation based in Northwest US (home working with up 50% travel).

Responsible for identifying potential customers, proof-of-concept instrument demonstrations, the analysis of customer samples and for follow up with the customer after the proof of concept study is completed to purchase. Consolidating customer feedback and requirements to guide the efforts of the R&D team and further mature the technology and the portfolio. The candidate will also represent the company at workshops, trade-shows, conferences and various digital events around the world.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Sales & Marketing team and will engage with customers throughout the sales cycle based on knowledge of both the applications and the technology.

Technical Sales

Identifying potential customers and educating them about mass photometry
Managing the sales process from initial contact to close
Task planning: being able to plan the demonstration/sample jobs, coordinate with customers
Demonstrating the instrumentation and technology (including on-site in customer labs)
Analyzing customer samples, create report and discuss results with future customers
Supporting workshops, trade shows, and conferences
Mentoring more junior team members
Negotiate pricing and create quotation for sales opportunities
Update and maintain CRM
Product Marketing

Consolidate and prioritise customer use cases and requirements
Provide proof-material and best-known methods for priority use cases
Give presentations at conferences (talk, poster)
Benefits

Competitive salary, proportionate to experience
Company contribution to 401(k)
20 days’ PTO, 5 days’ sick leave
Comprehensive employee insurance including private medical, life assurance, critical illness and income protection

Senior Product Development Engineer

EndoSound, an emerging medical device company, is aggressively focused on global expansion of patient and provider access to Endoscopic Ultrasound technology (EUS). With our patented design, EndoSound is able to transform any upper flexible endoscope into a fully functional EUS scope. We were recognized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in July of 2021 by granting us the Breakthrough Device Designation! With our seasoned team of leaders who have a proven track record of bringing new medical devices to market, we are excited to be expanding our engineering team with a Senior Product Development Engineer who will play a key role in our mission to change where and how EUS is performed worldwide.

As our Senior Product Development Engineer, you will work through all phases of the development of our device, from concept generation to product launch. We are looking for someone excited to join an early-stage medical device company.  In this high-impact role, you will lead all engineering activities including the design, development, and manufacturing process for EndoSound products. You will work with all team members to understand customer and market requirements to plan product improvements. This role will also lead efforts around device testing, design iteration, verification, and validation and will support regulatory, quality, and commercialization activities. Impact is our goal and we will look to the Senior Product Development Engineer to bring innovative ideas around new products and process improvements to ensure quality and cost-efficiency.

This position is based in Portland, Oregon.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead full lifecycle engineering efforts as a key member of the Endosound team
    Support Design Verification and Design Validation activities such as developing protocols, performing testing, analyzing results, and authoring completion reports
  • Work with external manufacturing partners to ensure design for manufacturability and cost-efficiency
  • Manage design reviews and contribute to peer design reviews
  • Prepare engineering change documentation
  • Oversee design analysis efforts to determine critical trade-offs and to optimize system performance
  • Ensure implementation and rigor of design control best practices with compliance to EndoSound quality policies and procedures through appropriate communication, training, and education of sound quality assurance principals
  • Supervise and participate in the maintenance of Design History Files
  • Write and maintain engineering requirements and associated design documentation
  • Develop and maintain risk hazard analysis plan and report
  • Contribute to the strategic and product planning process by providing input based on industry knowledge and experience
  • Occasional travel to manufacturing partners and other locations

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related
  • 10+ years as a product development engineer in medical device manufacturing industry
  • Strong familiarity with ultrasound device, gastrointestinal device and/ or endoscopic device development highly desired
  • Experience leading full lifecycle medical device development from inception to completion
  • Ability to work in dynamic, fast paced environment with a comfort level in providing creative critical thought when pivoting is needed for the business or the product
  • Exhibit a flexible mindset and skillset to perform work at all stages of the product development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated comfort level working independently or with a team and  to effectively and consistently communicate all issues, ideas, and wins
  • Strong experience with various manufacturing processes, including injection molding, thermoforming, machining, micro soldering, and plastics assembly
  • Undaunted with troubleshooting electromechanical systems to ensure consistent progress is made in product lifecycle

Technical Qualifications:

Experienced with leveraging statistical methods and analytical software (eg, ANOVA, DOE, Capability Analyses, Minitab, etc)

Strong familiarity with medical device standards including:
21 CFR 820 and ISO 13485: 2016
IEC 60601
IEC 62366 highly preferred
Risk Assessment and FMEA processes

You’re a Great Fit if You’re Someone Who:

  • Thrives and takes initiative in a fast-paced startup environment, remaining at calm with frequent pivots in priorities
  • Passionate about contributing to our culture and mission
  • Possesses excellent analytical and organization skills, the ability to meet deadlines, a sense of urgency, and attention to detail while seeing the big picture
  • Is comfortable collaborating with both creative and technical teams, flexing between product details and customer needs
  • Is a self-starter who can be scrappy and get things done with limited resources; comfortable with the ambiguity and undefined processes at an early stage startup
  • Displays a thoughtful, considered, and compassionate approach to your work and colleagues
  • Has a passion for mentoring and encourages team growth by sharing your knowledge, skills, best practices, etc.
  • Brings an “owner” mentality and is a natural leader who can bring together cross-functional stakeholders to reach a consensus

Part Time Research Manager

We are a 501(c)(3) looking for a Ph.D. biologist/geneticist to provide part time guidance and management to our grant funded lab researchers.  Perhaps you are thinking of volunteering for a good cause, or near retirement/retired and looking for a way to share your knowledge to help younger researchers.  This could also be a paid position depending on time worked and your requirements.

This can be flexibly structured, please get in touch and let us know what would work for you!

Director

A highly motivated Post-Doctoral Fellow is sought to join the Tumor Microenvironment Laboratory at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute at the Providence Cancer Institute. Dr. Kristina Young’s long-term goal is to better understand immune suppression in the tumor microenvironment in order to improve existing therapies and overcome treatment resistance to both immunotherapy and standard cytotoxic therapies, with rapid translation to the clinic for the treatment of patients with cancer. Current research projects include novel mechanisms of transforming growth factor beta-mediated inhibition of CD8 T cells, combination radiation and immunotherapy, and inducing vascular maturation to enhance anti-tumor immunity.

We are looking for exceptional candidates with a PhD in Immunology, Cell & Developmental Biology, or a related field, a record of productive peer-reviewed publications, and the ability to work independently as well as in collaborative research efforts.

Candidates must be experienced in working with T cells, immunological assays, multiparameter flow cytometry, and cell culture. Experience in molecular biology, viral transduction, transfection, DNA cloning/sequencing, qPCR, and bioinformatics are highly desirable. Excellent verbal and written English communication skills are required.

Scientist

xBiologix, a developer of synthetic biology based, next generation lateral flow assays, has immediate openings for post-Doc or equivalent, skilled life scientists, specifically related to molecular biology, biochemistry, protein expression, purification & characterization, immunology and immunochemistry, and epidemiology. On-the-job training provided.

xBiologix is a small, energetic biotechnology startup company, in the heart of the Willamette Valley, in Corvallis, Oregon, seeking to fill several positions in assay development. We are looking for creative scientists, who desire to make a transformative difference. These positions require the individual to work both independently on assigned tasks/projects and/or collaboratively within a team setting, providing insights to improve processes and communicate results to the xBiologix team.  Individuals seeking employment at xBiologix are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Positions at xBiologix require proficiency in a range of life science related fields– namely, analytical and surface chemistry, molecular and cell biology, microbiology, genetics, microscopy and related laboratory skills– such as a master’s degree with 1 year of experience in the required disciplines. Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and additional software, as appropriate to the disciplines outlined above. Ability to contribute to a positive, safe, inclusive, and compliant work environment. Excellent written and verbal communication, work planning, data analysis and record keeping skills with strong attention to detail. And experience working within interdisciplinary teams.

 

Position 1: Protein expression and purification from both mammalian and bacterial cell culture, up to multi-liter scales.

Skills and Proficiency (Required)

●        Experience with mammalian and bacterial cell culture cultivation/harvest, aseptic techniques, understanding of biochemical engineering concepts, and biochemical pathways.

●        Excellent laboratory practices, including good laboratory hygiene and meticulous record keeping.

Skills and Proficiency (Desired)

●        Molecular cloning, PCR, DNA extraction, etc. in both mammalian and bacterial systems

●        Experience with high-throughput workflows, laboratory automation, and complex data sets

●        Familiarity with FDA guidance and GMP/quality systems

●        Occasional weekend or alternative work hours may be required

 

Position 2: Position: Immunoassay Development Scientist

Immunoassay Development. Drive experimental design, execution, and analysis of assay experiments.  Ensure the timely and accurate completion of multiple concurrent experiments. Design and perform experiments to identify key operational parameters, and establish their relationship to quality attributes through Design of Experiments

Skills and Proficiency (Required)

●        Demonstrated Experience in various immunoassays – e.g., ELISAs, biolayer interferometry, and/or lateral or flow-through assays.

●        Experience with the instrumentation necessary for immunoassay processing  (ELISA, Octet, SPR, etc.)

Skills and Proficiency (Desired)

●        Understanding of the biochemistry of antibodies, antibody fragments, and derivative scaffolds

●        Occasional weekend or alternative work hours may be required

For more information contact jobs@xbiologix.com

Innovation Network Development Manager

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The Autodesk Technology Centers @ Autodesk

The Autodesk Technology Centers under Autodesk Research are where the future of making takes shape. With locations around the world, we invite industry, academic, and entrepreneurial communities to reimagine what it means to design and make and create a shared vision of the future. We provide the technology, equipment, training, expertise, and network for these communities to explore ideas that will shape the future. With locations in San Francisco, Boston, Toronto, Birmingham, UK, and a global online community, the Autodesk Technology Centers are committed to exploring the future of design and making.

Explore the Autodesk Technology Centers and the Outsight Network program at https://www.autodesk.com/technology-centers. Learn more about Autodesk Research at https://www.autodesk.com/research.

Position Overview:

Autodesk seeks a passionate individual motivated by innovation in digital workflows in manufacturing. The Network Development Manager brings leading innovators from industrial, academic, and entrepreneurial communities from across the globe into the Autodesk Technology Centers Outsight Network. In this role, the team member cultivates relationships that may lead to participation in the Technology Center Outsight Network and deeper engagements between those relationships and Autodesk product, platform, and research groups. The Development Manager will work closely with the Technology Centers Workshops, supporting residents and fostering equipment vendor relationships by providing technical guidance relating to digital manufacturing workflows and data-connected fabrication.

As part of the Autodesk Technology Center Network team, the Network Development Manager will collaborate across tech center teams to inform and curate content, programming, and contribute to media and other outreach activities. Example initiatives include Spotlight Series, Outsights Panels, and Calls for Proposals

Candidates for this role have experience working with digital processes in manufacturing environments and demonstrate a passion for innovation in design-to-make workflows. They are a team player and eager to shape the work of the technology centers and help to create the new possible with Autodesk and our network.

Responsibilities:

Develop, execute, and iterate on strategies for recruitment and outreach
Seek information on industry trends from internal and external sources
Collaborate with sales teams, product developers, and research teams to develop relationships, bringing value to our customers, and the outsight network community
Collaborate with the Workshops teams to support technology center driven manufacturing research and demonstration
Facilitate conversations with network candidates to inform how they can advance and innovate through the Autodesk Technology Centers
Communicate the vision, direction, and mission of development and workshop teams to build network connections, generate industry-specific thought leadership, and initiate Autodesk Technology Centers programming
30% travel to various facilities and events once travel resumes

Minimum Qualifications:

Professional experience in manufacturing, production or fabrication (7+ years)
Awareness and experience with the utilization of digital technologies in manufacturing
Understanding of digitalization for HMLV – High-Mix Low-Volume production
Knowledge of applications of automation in manufacturing and related design methods including Design for Manufacturing and Assembly, and Design for Automated Manufacturing
Awareness of emerging trends and the application of mixed reality technology in manufacturing
Understanding of material systems including supply chain, production waste, and product lifecycle
Experience in creating partnerships and collaborations (business development, technical marketing, product management, or project management)
Demonstrated ability to drive projects to completion
Possess an innate networking ability and the skills to manage multiple ongoing relationships at once
Ability to identify innovative solutions for technology, workflows, and business models in manufacturing practices
Impactful, polished and adaptable communicator – written, visual and verbal
Strong work ethic and commitment to making a positive impact

At Autodesk, we’re building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Electronics & Embedded Software Engineer

Are you an electronics engineer with a passion for innovation? Do you have experience with sensors, embedded software and wearable or medical devices? Are you interested in technologies for women?

LuulaTech is on a mission to build the world’s first chic, smart, mother-centered wearable breast pump using the latest advancements in lactation science, machine learning and artificial intelligence. We are women-founded business on a mission to revolutionize the experience of mothers everywhere.

We are looking for someone who can:

●      Develop new user-centered product from brief gathering and ideation to iterative prototyping through to high-volume production

●      Design and assemble safe and robust electronics prototypes (wireless comms, sensors, user interfaces, buttons, LEDs and displays, driving motors, valves, etc)

●      Design and comfortably work with breadboard prototypes to robust protoboards to custom PCBs for sub-100 runs

●      Write/test embedded software for prototype and to analyze overall efficacy of prototypes in use (e.g. matlab/python using numpy)

●      Verification testing of the system, ensuring designs are reliable and scalable, meet food safety, biocompatibility and other regulatory requirements and are safe for user testing

●      Collaborate within a multidisciplinary team of industrial designers, mechanical engineers, app designers and app developers

We are looking for someone who has:

●      BS in Electrical Engineering or related field (M.S.+ a bonus)

●      5+ years of experience in design and development of wearable and/or medical devices

●      Demonstrated ability to manage designs from concept through manufacture

●      Ability to own supplier relations including evaluation and coordination

●      Ability to drive verification and user testing and failure investigations

●      Experience with electro-mechanical design, sensor data analysis and wireless bluetooth communications

●      Excellent written, verbal, and technical communication skills

●      High volume disposable manufacturing experience a plus

You’ll move to the top of our list if you also have:

●      A network of manufacturers, prototyping houses, and colleagues

●      Experience with medical devices, CE marking, FDA approvals and patent applications

●      Understanding systems design

●      3D printing, vacuum forming, silicone pour, use of common machine shop tools and other prototyping techniques

Get in touch!

If the above sounds interesting, please send your resume along with a short note outlining why you think your experience is a good fit for this role to hello@luulatech.com

No recruiters, please!

Industrial Designer

Are you an industrial designer with a passion for user-centered design, wearables, and pleasurable artifacts? Do you have experience inventing, rapidly prototyping and developing wearable products and/or medical devices for manufacturing? Are you interested in technologies for women?

LuulaTech is on a mission to build the world’s first chic, smart, mother-centered wearable breast pump using the latest advancements in lactation science, machine learning and artificial intelligence. We are women-founded business on a mission to revolutionize the experience of mothers everywhere.

We are looking for someone who can:

●      Lead design, innovation, and usability efforts within a collaborative interdisciplinary team

●      Develop new, user-centered products, from brief gathering and ideation to iterative prototyping, to high-volume production

●      Design, visualize, prototype, and execute electro-mechanical fluid-handling assemblies into robust, easy to operate and beautiful products focused on user-centered experience

●      Engage with users (in our case, lactating mothers), specialists and academic sources to test prototypes, gather, analyze, and interpret data requirements from a user-centered design process and translate them into product shaping information

●      Verification testing of the system, ensuring designs are reliable and scalable, meet food safety, biocompatibility and other regulatory requirements and are safe for user testing

●      Optimize design for manufacturing and develop manufacturing processes

●      Cooperate with contract manufacturers, prototyping houses, and external consultants to deliver high-quality products

We are looking for someone who has:

●      BA in Industrial Design or related field (M.S.+ a bonus)

●      7+ years of experience in design and development of wearable and/or medical devices

●      Demonstrated experience in conducting complete user-centered design process

●      Demonstrated ability to manage designs from concept through manufacture

●      Proficiency with CAD (Solidworks or Fusion360) drafting standards

●      Ability to own supplier relations including evaluation and coordination

●      Ability to drive verification and user testing and failure investigations

●      Experience with design of wearable electro-mechanical and fluid-handling products

●      Excellent written, verbal, and technical communication skills

You’ll move to the top of our list if you also have:

●      A network of manufacturers, prototyping houses, and colleagues

●      Experience with medical devices, FDA approvals and patent applications

●      Experience in hardware product management

●      Understanding of mechatronics, materials, systems design, fashion, or packaging design

●      3D printing, vacuum forming, silicone pour, use of common machine shop tools and other prototyping techniques

●      High volume disposable manufacturing experience a plus

 

Get in touch!

If the above sounds interesting, please send your CV along with a short note outlining why you think your experience is a good fit for this role to hello@luulatech.com

No recruiters, please!

Mechanical Engineer

Are you a mechanical engineer with a passion for innovation? Do you have experience developing wearable products and/or medical devices for manufacturing? Are you interested in technologies for women?

LuulaTech is on a mission to build the world’s first chic, smart, mother-centered wearable breast pump using the latest advancements in lactation science, machine learning and artificial intelligence. We are women-founded business on a mission to revolutionize the experience of mothers everywhere.

We are looking for someone who can:

●      Lead mechanical design and technical innovation efforts within a collaborative interdisciplinary team

●      Develop a new user-centered product from brief gathering and ideation, to iterative prototyping, through to high-volume production

●      Conduct verification testing of systems, ensuring designs are reliable and scalable, meet food safety, biocompatibility and other regulatory requirements and are safe for user testing

●      Identify and resolve critical mechanical performance requirements to enable the best experience for mothers

●      Optimize design for manufacturing and develop manufacturing processes

●      Cooperate with contract manufacturers, prototyping houses, and external consultants to deliver high-quality products

 

We are looking for someone who has:

●      BS in Mechanical, Biomedical Engineering or related field (M.S.+ a bonus)

●      5+ years of experience in design and development of wearable and/or medical devices

●      Demonstrated ability to manage designs from concept through manufacture

●      Proficiency with CAD (Solidworks or Fusion360), mechanical drafting standards

●      Ability to own supplier relations including evaluation and coordination

●      Ability to drive verification and user testing and failure investigations

●      Experience with electro-mechanical design, pumps, and fluid-handling devices

●      Excellent written, verbal, and technical communication skills

●      High volume disposable manufacturing experience a plus

 

You will move to the top of our list if you also have:

●      A network of manufacturers, prototyping houses, and colleagues

●      Experience with medical devices, FDA approvals and patent applications

●      Experience in hardware product management

●      Understanding of mechatronics, materials science, or systems design

●      3D printing, vacuum forming, silicone pour, use of common machine shop tools and other prototyping techniques

 

Get in touch!

If the above sounds interesting, please send your resume along with a short note outlining why you think your experience is a good fit for this role to hello@luulatech.com

 

No recruiters, please!

Science Communications Senior Advisor

About s2s Public Relations:

We are a Northwest anchored, globally minded public relations and strategic communications firm. We are committed to growing emerging technology companies and startup ecosystem conveners through clear and compelling stories and focused strategies that elevate brand awareness, increase investment and support business objectives. The compensation is competitive and the benefits are generous. s2s Public Relations offices are located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle and the position is open for remote work.

About the Science Communications Senior Advisor Role:

Join us. We’re in search of a PhD-level communicator to join our team in an advisory, part-time contract capacity. Our work is translational, interpreting the world’s leading-edge science and technology into stories, images, and presentations which unlock its meaning for influential audiences. It’s fun. It’s hard. It’s a commitment to learning and humility. And it all happens really fast.

At s2s Public Relations and Communications, our mission is to enlighten journalists, influencers, customers, and investors to our clients’ potential and promise to disrupt technology, improve lives, and save the world. Little stuff like that.

We’re looking to grow our team with other like-minded creative who share our core values of:

  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • More fun than bullet points can contain

Qualifications:

  • PhD in relevant field related to biotechnology, oncology, genomics, artificial intelligence, robotics, or surprise us!
  • Polished written and verbal communications skills that can be tailored to broad audiences within and outside the scientific community.
  • This is a Seattle-area position, with the ability to attend networking events, and meet in person with clients and the s2s team on a bi-monthly basis if needed.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing and supporting the creation of communications materials including press releases, blog entries, case studies and other collateral.
  • Representing s2s PR at networking and industry events throughout the Greater Seattle area
  • Consulting and providing preparation support for client presentations.

Compensation:

  • $75/hr (minimum 10/hr month)
  • Business expense account with monthly stipend
  • Business origination compensation
  • Potential for increased hours and additional compensation
  • Complimentary tickets to Seattle’s NHL team

Next Steps:

Please send cover letter, resume, three writing samples (including 2 tailored to non-scientific audience) to hello@s2spr.com.

Digital Health Data Analytics Intern

About the Oregon Bioscience Incubator (OBI)

Established in 2007, OTRADI (Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute) is a non-profit research and economic development organization based in Portland, Oregon. OTRADI’s mission is to fuel economic development of Oregon’s bioscience industry by growing successful companies that translate innovative research into products benefitting health and wellness, and that create and retain high-wage jobs in Oregon.

In 2013, OTRADI launched the Oregon Bioscience Incubator (OBI), Oregon’s leading bioscience-focused startup business incubator. The OBI has helped fill a critical and growing need in Oregon’s expanding bioscience industry by providing top-notch laboratory facilities, and by connecting entrepreneurs with essential training, funding, mentorship, and networking opportunities. The OBI is currently home to thirty-one startups, developing promising diagnostic, medical device, therapeutic, health IT, digital health, and wearable healthcare technologies. In addition to promoting the growth and success of client companies, the OBI serves as a resource for more than sixty other affiliated startups across Oregon and assists more than three-hundred entrepreneurs a year.

The digital health sector in Oregon has more than doubled in the past biennium. OTRADI has determined there are currently 130+ Digital Health companies in the State of Oregon, and this number continues to grow as adoption of connected devices and personalized medicine skyrockets. While there are multiple incubators and accelerators in Oregon, none of them specializes in advancing the success of digital health companies. Current unmet needs include: programs with a digital health focus, accessible community workspace and a united team of mentors, advisors and funders. By compiling and consolidating qualitative and quantitative data from disparate sources, OBI’s goal is to brand space and specific programs with a Digital Health focus so we can bridge these gaps for Digital Health companies in Oregon.

The Digital Health Data Analytics Intern will be an integral member of the OBI team and will perform the following duties:

  • Compile and consolidate qualitative and quantitative data from disparate sources regarding digital health
  • Research complete digital health eco-system in present-day market globally as well as Oregon state specific initiatives related to digital health
  • Apply research methods including online research, database/Excel management and analytics
  • Conduct research and aggregate data to inform business decisions
  • Create database to manage information including qualitative and quantitative data
  • Communicate results to project owners, providing advice on action(s) to be taken
  • Responds to ad-hoc requests
  • Must be comfortable initiating outreach to partners and community members across all levels

Essential Responsibilities for this Role

  • Prior experience and familiarity with basic research methods including online research, database/Excel management and analytics
  • Ability to think analytically, apply analytical techniques and to provide in-depth analysis for potential recommendations to internal customers
  • Prior experience conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with all levels of the work force
  • Excellent analytical problem solving and critical thinking/creative research skills
  • Knowledge of analytical tools including Excel a must
  • Ability to participate in a team atmosphere to achieve goals and objectives consistent with the organization’s strategy
  • Able to work independently when given an assignment and complete a professional deliverable
  • Ability to multi-task, manage multiple deadlines and shifting priorities in a deadline-driven, fast paced environment
  • Familiarity with survey programming software preferred
  • Ability to transform disparate pieces of information into an understandable framework in graphics form or actionable recommendations
  • Ability to skillfully identify and understand research nuances
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Required Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Digital Health and Technology Health experience desired
  • Marketing and Healthcare Informatics experience desired
  • Detail oriented and efficient
  • Self-starter, with the ability to take initiative and effectively perform a variety of assignments
  • Tech savvy and proficient in MS Office (MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel).

Employment status: 20 hours/week

Salary range: $20 per hour

Application Process

Please send cover letter and resume/CV to Hazel Valdez, Associate Director, at hvaldez@otradi.org. Please note “OBI Intern Application” as the subject line of your email.

No phone calls, please.

Software Engineering Manager

Software Engineering Manager

Location(s): Offices in Raleigh, NC and Portland, OR; or Fully Remote (US-based)

Please Contact: careers@vitalflohealth.com

Who are we?

VitalFlo is on a mission to dramatically improve the experience of those living with respiratory disease by revolutionizing the way preventative care is delivered.

Our respiratory monitoring platform is driven by the latest in data science, clinical research, and environmental science to help Care Teams seamlessly manage their patients. By elevating timely data-centered insights, VitalFlo’s solution improves patient satisfaction, improves clinical outcomes, and reduces overall health spending.

 

The opportunity:

We are early in our journey and growing fast. We seek candidates excited by the opportunity and challenge of joining us on our mission at this stage.

In the wake of COVID-19, the need for remote monitoring and telehealth solutions has become abundantly clear and suddenly urgent, placing higher demand and interest in our product. We are fielding interest from telehealth and remote monitoring channel partners, clinical researchers, primary care providers and respiratory specialists.

We are seeking an Engineering Manager to join our product and engineering team to ensure we are building a secure, reliable, and scalable cloud infrastructure.

Your primary focus will be to manage the development team. You will work closely with the product and customer success to translate customer feedback into actionable development plans. You will develop, implement, and drive development plans for all aspects of the product.

You will engage work with our security and regulatory teams to ensure that the product fulfills required compliance specifications.

Your responsibilities in this role include:

  • Lead all engineering activities
  • Develop the technical product roadmap with the VP of Product
  • Actively support growth of engineering team members in their career as well as attracting and maintaining top engineering talent
  • Standardize and automate engineering processes to increase efficiency and reduce risk, complexity, waste, and cost.
  • Drive incident response with a focus on restoration of service, followed by pursuit of root cause and permanent resolution.
  • Keep up with industry trends and effectively adapt to demands of rapidly evolving technologies.
  • Support operations on a 24x7x365 basis when needed for production-impacting incidents or key customer events
  • Evaluate complex application security assessments and work with development teams to address findings
  • Work directly with quality assurance and information security teams to create systems and documentation required to pass 3rd party security audits such as SOC2/HITRUST

Who are you?

We are prioritizing:

  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • 3+ years of engineering management experience
  • 3+ years of experience with mobile development (iOS & Android)
  • 1+ years of experience with mobile development Flutter/Dart
  • Experience with SQL based databases (we use Postgresql)
  • Experience in software engineering best practices such as design patterns, decoupled architectures, and test-driven development preferred

It would be great if you are:

  • Familiar with Python web frameworks such as Django and REST APIs
  • Experience with Cloud hosting (we use AWS)
  • Experience with Linux (we use Ubuntu)
  • Experienced with 3rd party software security audits SOC2/HITRUST
  • Experienced with HIPAA and GDPR
  • Experienced with Healthcare Software and Data
  • Experienced with a continuous delivery model of deploying software
  • Familiar with security best practices such as Enterprise WAF, Multi-factor Authentication and Data Protection

Why join VitalFlo?

We are Revolutionizing Health Care: The changes the healthcare industry has needed for decades are finally starting to happen – and we are blazing the trail. We use industry-leading data science and predictive models focused on improving care delivery and outcomes for chronic respiratory patients.

Young & Growing Company: We are a dynamic company at a critical point in our growth. By joining our team, you will have a meaningful and visible impact on our future trajectory – what you do will improve our ability to scale the business! We still have lots of interesting and challenging problems to solve.

We Move Quickly and Carefully: At VitalFlo we balance the two competing priorities of creating a high fidelity product that is secure, stable, and efficient; with the fundamental axioms of entrepreneurship, rapidly iterating and getting your product to market as quickly as possible. We take great pride in our track record of successfully balancing these priorities. At VitalFlo you will find a unique environment with teams that collaborate while standing firm on their responsibilities to the customer. A product cycle that moves quickly with intention.

We Have a Track Record of Success: VitalFlo decided to take the direction of a digital health remote monitoring product at the beginning of 2019. By the end of the year we had built and sold a product that met the requirements of FDA regulation, HIPAA privacy, and the customer. This velocity is unique in the field of digital health. In 2020 we have expanded our customer base as quickly as we have added value to the product, and we don’t plan on slowing down any time soon. When you join VitalFlo you join a team dedicated to their mission and driven to succeed. Here you will be given all the resources you need to succeed and expected to capitalize on that opportunity.

Diversity & Inclusion: At VitalFlo we believe that personal and professional diversity is the key to innovation. We have taken steps to try and reduce implicit bias in our hiring process and to hire solely on your strengths and qualifications. We are looking for individuals who are aligned with our core values and who will contribute unique perspectives that add to our team in experience, education, creative thinking and talent. We strive to create safe spaces where feedback is welcomed and developed, where community is valued, and where common goals and interpersonal understanding bridge departments.

 

If interested in learning more please send a resume and cover letter to: careers@vitalflohealth.com

Senior Vendor Manager

Position Overview:

The Platform Partner Management (PPM) team manages 3rd party vendor partners for Autodesk’s Cloud Platform (Forge). This includes cloud-native vendor partners across domains such as API Management, Security, Databases, SAAS/PAAS providers, Localization, Service and staff augmentation providers. The Senior Partner Manager is responsible for managing a variety of these vendor partner relationships including contracting, performance management, issue management, stakeholder management and being a key partner in risk and financial management.

Responsibilities:

Support specific areas of the business and manage all their vendor accounts
Create and manage vendor partner management policies and procedures. Ensure vendor compliance with Autodesk’s documented policies and procedures
Key stakeholder in vendor partner management lifecycle including sourcing, contracting, onboarding, participating in negotiations, issue management, to off-boarding
Work with Business, Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, and Security teams on RF(x) processes, technical vendor evaluations, security assessments, and other projects as needed
Work with Business, Procurement, Finance, and Legal teams to ensure contracts have appropriate terms and conditions, service level agreements, key performance indicators, and escalation processes
Responsible for contract management including compliance, oversight, and adherence to change control procedures. Monitor and ensure contract renewals are planned and executed well in advance of expiry
Monitor vendor partner performance, financial status, SLA/KPI monitoring. Drive and facilitate any disputes between business and supplier to resolution
Set up regular check-ins with vendor account managers, facilitate regular conversations between the business unit/stakeholder(s) and vendor operations teams
Plan and conduct regular business reviews and executive meetings at a cadence agreed with the business unit/stakeholder
Support the business in demand planning and monitor against the plan. Flag overages and additional budget asks well in advance
Partner with platform team to ensure all relevant vendor data is automated and available on dashboards

Minimum Qualifications:

10+ years of progressive experience in management of 3rd party vendor partner relationships critical to a cloud and platform technology business
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Ability to effectively and comfortably communicate with executive leadership and provide updates/status reports or deliver presentations and recommendations
Excellent analytical, organizational, tactical and strategic planning, presentation (verbal, and written) communication skills
Ability to read and interpret legal documents such as contracts, terms and conditions, non-disclosure agreements
Ability to work with and empower others on a collaborative basis to ensure success of the PPM team
Ability to establish workflows, manage multiple projects, and meet necessary deadlines

Image Analysis AI/ML Engineer for Life Sciences

AI/ML Design, Development, and Verification Engineering for Image Processing for Life Sciences

Responsibilities: AI/ML Development and Validation Engineering:

Development tasks (but not limited to): (1) Code development (in Python at first, and later other languages) using existing frameworks (more than one, likely – e.g., Tensorflow, PyTorch, Keras); (2) Integrating with existing and newly available software for cryo-EM workflows (both opensource and commercial); (3) Analyzing performance and optimizing for the environments (with the use of tools from Intel and NVIDIA); (4) Implementing web and application user interfaces (Python, JavaScript, etc.)

Validation tasks: (1) Performing unit and system-level tests; (2) Verifying the consistency with various public datasets, working with beta customers for problem reproduction and root-cause

Software Engineering Discipline:  He/she will observe software development disciplines: (1) Code reviews and walk-throughs; (2) Incremental and full software generation; (3)  Software packaging; (4) Maintenance, version control; (5) Documentation; (6) Bug logging and tracking

Education and Experience: (1) The candidates will have a minimum of a B.S/B.A. in computer science and/or mathematics or a related field. Master’s degree candidates preferred.  Those pursuing graduate degrees will be considered as well; (2) Experience in code development and software release is essential. Should be familiar with Unix/Linux Operating Systems; (3) Should be familiar with AI/ML frameworks.  Should have experience and/or knowledge in neural network design, selection of hyper-parameters, and such techniques as Transfer Learning, Ensemble; (4) Experience in image analysis would be highly desirable; (5) Should be willing to provide code samples (preferably via a Github repository); (6) Good verbal and written communication skills are essential.