Applied Scientist

East Bay, CA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 06/01/2018 Job ID: JOS000007775 Industry: Software/Hardware

Qualifications & Skills

You must be passionate about creating new devices and technologies, and ready to learn on the fly, solve complex problems, work closely with others, and creatively approach design and engineering tasks at all scales. We believe a person’s work speaks for itself, and welcome everyone with the right drive, attitude, and skills.

* PhD or equivalent (7+ years of experience) in applied science (Physics, Biophysics, Sensors, Optics, Displays, etc.)

* 5+ years of increasing scope in hardware development.

* Experience managing interdisciplinary projects and programs with tight deadlines.

* A strong commitment to turning theory intro practice.

* Demonstrated ability to prevail and meet goals when given incomplete information and ill-posed problems.

* Excellent written and oral communication skills.

* Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

* Advanced analytical skills and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture.

* Ability to travel domestically and internationally.

 

Responsibilities

* Propose and prototype new hardware technologies for user interaction, display, sensing, etc.

* Work with our group’s designers and engineers to flesh out a demonstration of your idea’s unique value proposition.

* Demo your ideas to high-level stakeholders within the company to build mindshare and integration within the company’s product ecosystem.

* Work with production teams to guide your ideas from prototype to pre-production to manufacturing.

* Define architecture and drive development for key components and subsystems on new product categories.

* Deliver results on complex projects involving teams across the company.

* Work with stakeholders to define business requirements.

* Manage multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines.


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