Director of Engineering and Hardware

Director of Engineering and Hardware, NY


You will be the first member and lead engineer on the team. You will own high level decisions on our strategy and will need to decide which parts of the technology stack to outsource and which skills to develop in house, design high level architectures, as well as inform key business decisions on whether to create a turnkey solution.


  • Manage hardware design, integration, and automation projects and junior engineers
  • Oversee lab automation and prototyping efforts
  • Help advance current instrument prototypes to commercial launch versions
  • Oversee contracts/collaborations with engineering design and manufacturing firms
  • Help develop and execute scale up and manufacturing plans
  • Support/collaborate with the software development team


● 5+ year experience over product development prototyping and manufacturing

● Keen interest and demonstrated experience in building prototypes and robots

● Demonstrated familiarity with common hardware control languages (python, C, C++ etc and SDK’s)

● Management experience

● Know-how of custom hardware and instrumentation providers, manufacturers, suppliers.

● Fluency with common CAD design software and simulators

● Observant of safety protocol

● willing to work in a regulated biology laboratory environment (BSL2 level)

● Managing external collaborations with contract engineering and design firms

● Product development and NPI (New Product Introduction) experience

● System level integration

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Job Location: New York USA

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