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Description: BIOS, a growing start-up company dedicated to innovating biological-based lighting system for people, plants and animals; is looking for a highly motivated self-starter to help aid in the testing and development of commercial and research based hardware for novel circadian and photobiological systems.  Ideal candidates have experience in measuring light.  This is a hands-on position that will contain opportunities to expand roles and responsibilities within the company.  Ideal candidates would have additional experience including hardware assembly and troubleshooting, algorithm generation and data mining.  An interest in bio-medical or visual applications of light would be a bonus. The full-time position will be located in Carlsbad, CA.

Minimum Experience: 0-3 years professional experience

Minimum Education:  Bachelors Degree in STEM field, such as Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Computer Science or Engineering

Technical Skills Required:

  • Report and data generation via MS excel, MS word or equivalent
  • Data management
  • Technical problem-solving skills
  • Experience with computer based lab equipment

Technical Skills Preferred:

  • Photometric experience
  • Color science
  • Lighting industry nomenclature
  • Algorithm generation
  • Machine learning and neural computation
  • Web development

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Description: BIOS, a growing start-up company dedicated to innovating biological-based lighting system for people, plants and animals; is looking for a well organized and highly motivated junior embedded systems engineer to help develop commercial and research based hardware for novel circadian and photo-biological systems.  Ideal candidates have experience in controlling/sensing light.  An interest in bio-medical and visual applications of light would be a bonus. Full-time position will be located in Carlsbad, CA.

Minimum Experience: 0-3 years professional experience

Minimum Education:  BS in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineering or Biomedical Engineering or equivalent with project experience using microcontrollers.

Technical Skills Required:

  • Experience with low-level C-language programming and debugging, revision control (git), and embedded software testing.
  • Understanding of analog & digital electronics and circuitry.
  • Basic understanding of schematics and printed circuit boards (PCBs)

Technical Skills Preferred:

  • Electronic parts specification
  • Higher-level application development, such as Java, Python, SQL & use of virtual machines
  • iOS and Android app development
  • Sensor integration and data extraction
  • Machine learning and neural computation
  • Data mining
  • Design for manufacturing

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Essential technical skills

  • Obtained an Associates degree or better in Electronics Technology or similar field + 5 yrs nonacademic, relevant work experience.
  • Skilled in the use of prototype SMT assembly equipment and materials (reflow oven, hot-air tool, stencil, hot-plate, etc.)
  • Able to troubleshoot and repair analog and digital circuits
  • Competent in using electronic test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, bench power supplies, etc., and selecting equipment necessary to complete tasks
  • Capable of conducting tests and inspections of products to assess quality and performance
  • Comfortable relating schematics, BOMs, circuit card layouts to physical circuits
  • Able to identify and perform routine maintenance on laboratory equipment
  • Possesses a basic understanding of Electronic Design Automation software, and at minimum, a willingness to learn basic printed circuit board layout

Essential personal skills

  • Time management – the successful candidate must be able to meet commitments and manage his or her own schedule
  • Service oriented attitude – actively looking to assist and learn new skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications ability at a technical level with engineers and scientists
  • A good sense of humor

Advantages

  • Experience with printed circuit board layout
  • Comfortable with microcontrollers and low-level digital communication protocols, such as UARTs, I2C, and SPI protocols
  • Familiarity with thermal and optical test equipment and procedures
  • Experienced in purchasing electronic components and managing BOMs
  • Experience working in small, fast-moving start-up work environments

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Essential technical skills

  • Minimum, bachelor’s degree in computer engineering or a related field + 5 years of experience outside of coursework in electronic design and programming of embedded systems, including use of common microcontrollers (PICs, Cortex series, etc.)
  • Fluent with low-level C-language programming and debugging, revision control (git), and embedded software testing
  • Solid understanding of analog & digital electronics, with the ability to design circuits and specify components
  • Able to relate schematics, BOMs, & circuit card layouts to physical circuits
  • Competent in electronic prototyping (bread-boarding, troubleshooting, basic simulation), soldering SMT components, and using tools for basic mechanical assembly
  • Capable of schematic entry and BOM maintenance, comfortable with either PCB layout or working with layout engineers

Essential personal skills

  • Time management – the successful candidate must be able to meet commitments and manage his or her time
  • Service oriented attitude – actively looking to assist and learn new skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications ability at a technical level with engineers, technicians, and scientists
  • A good sense of humor

Advantages

  • Photometry and/or color science experience
  • Background includes analysis of sensor data and machine learning
  • Skillful with design of low-level communication circuits, such as RS-485, I2C, SPI, USB, and Ethernet
  • Higher-level application development experience, such as Java, Python, SQL, & use of virtual machines
  • Comfortable switching between Windows & Linux operating systems
  • Experience working in small, fast-moving start-up work environments

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