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Job: Electrical Engineer II -- Embedded Systems, NIRSense, a Bionica Labs company, Raleigh, NC, NC

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General Information

Job title:
Electrical Engineer II -- Embedded Systems
Job location:
Raleigh, NC, NC  27606 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Compensation package will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience. Anticipated hiring range: $80,000-90,000.
Job category:
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description

Location: Raleigh, NC or Richmond, VA

Anticipated Start Date: Immediately

Interested applicants please forward 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume/CV, and 3) Three professional references to

About the Company:

NIRSense is a medical technology company focused on creating world-leading wearable sensor systems to measure cerebral and somatic oxygenation. We’re a small, dedicated team seeking candidates interested in thoroughly understanding problems, excited about designing devices with broad applicability, and ready to follow where the prototype process leads us. We’re searching for a fellow enthusiast to play an integral role in expanding our engineering team and capabilities.

Job Summary:

We are seeking an electrical engineer with embedded systems and prototype testing experience to fulfill a broad set of device engineering objectives. The successful candidate will help improve our prototyping and testing capabilities as we iterate functional device designs and deliver operational systems to customers. They will also support our human factors engineering, prototype development, and scale-up efforts. Our ideal candidate is an intellectually curious self-starter.

Salary: Compensation package will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience. Anticipated hiring range: $80,000-90,000.

Hours: Full time

Travel: Up to 25%

Roles & Responsibilities:
? Lead the in-house and field troubleshooting of compact, wearable systems that include rigid and flexible PCBs, optics, silicone components, and medical adhesives.
? Work with NIRSense hardware team to debug and test firmware features of existing and new device builds in development
? Prepare devices for deployment, including device-to-device characterization, optical configuration management, and performance documentation
? Perform root cause analysis and failure mode tracking during and after manufacturing
? Recommend device and/or embedded design improvements to improve characteristic agreement between devices
? Coordinate customer-facing activities with NIRSense team:
? Support field documentation with device data recorded from deployed systems
? Provide support to customer onsite and remotely for device test milestones
? Reports to the CTO

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:
? B.S. or M.S. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related field plus three (3) or more years of industry experience
? Proficient with embedded systems design, product development, and prototype firmware feature testing and debugging
? Experience with embedded protocols such as I2C, SPI, UART, USB, and related device driver development
? Experience root causing device functional issues in hardware, firmware, and software
? Experience with wearable consumer electronics and/or medical systems
? (Preferred) Electronics experience with optical systems interfacing the human body
? (Preferred) Experience scaling final prototype designs to production volume
? (Preferred) Prior experience working with small companies or startups
(Job number: 3906063)
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