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Senior Electrical Engineer

Volta Labs

Volta Labs

Other Engineering
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Sunday, March 19, 2023
Volta Labs is building a suite of genomics applications for our first-of-its-kind digital fluidics sample prep automation platform. Our technology will remove the need for laborious sample setup, provide a technology-agnostic suite, and shorten sample processing time from hours to seconds. We believe our tech is the next step in unlocking the hospital of the future and will accelerate medical research by decades.
You'll join a team of innovative thinkers who love to experiment, collaborate, and win together. We are passionate about pushing the boundaries of automation, biology, computing, robotics, design, and user experience to benefit our customers and the world.
- Design and build prototypes and production electronic systems, including circuit design, PCB layout, embedded firmware development, bring up and validation
- Go beyond the board -- design sensing, motion, electrowetting, magnetic field actuation and thermal management systems around off-the-shelf and custom components
- Back up your design decisions with data gathered through simulations and experiments
- Grow into owning system-level architecture and mentoring other engineers
- M. S. or B. S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Applied Physics or a related field with 4+ years of relevant experience in an industry / research position.
- Strong systems level thinking in designing complex electrical systems.
- Experience with designing mixed signal circuits, high voltage systems, power electronics.
- Experience developing systems with digital logic and embedded processors (ARM, AVR, Raspberry Pi).
- Design, layout and fabrication of printed circuit boards using Altium Designer, KiCad, Eagle or similar tool.
- Programming in one more languages C, C++, Python.
- Design of multiple products that have met EMI/EMC, safety and related certification standards
- Ability to work in a fast based start-up work environment with ability to adjust workload based upon changing priorities.
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to clearly articulate ideas and concepts with biologists, engineers and non-scientists.
- Excellent organization and task planning skills and capability for multi-tasking.
- Self-starter who requires minimal supervision.
This is a full-time position that requires a significant amount of in-person work and collaboration onsite at our Seaport Office in Boston, MA. If you are unable to relocate or commute to the Boston MA area, this role won't be a match.
Our Benefits and Perks:
Robust Equity Program, to build future wealth through stock options with high growth potential
Comprehensive Healthcare Coverage, including Medical, Dental, & Vision
HSA with monthly company contribution, & FSA
Sponsored Commuter Benefit Plans
Access to Our 401K Plan, to save for your future
12 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave
Paid Time Off, because we understand the importance of time off for rest and adventure
11 Paid Holidays
Twice Weekly Company Lunches, office snacks, beverages, & treats
Monthly Team Happy Hours and regular team outings!
We are an equal opportunity employer and foster diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, and we actively seek out and value diverse backgrounds and experiences.
Even if you don't check every box, but see yourself positively contributing, please apply. Help us build an inclusive community that will change the face of bio-automation!