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Staff Systems Integration Engineer

San Diego, CA
Start date
Nov 18, 2022
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Pacific Biosciences seeks a talented, driven, and experienced system integration engineer to join the System Integration Team. The ideal candidate will have a background in a physical science discipline, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent with 8+ years of experience integrating and using complex instrumentation in a biotech field. The candidate will be responsible for integrating and testing all aspects of the system including hardware, software, and consumables.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to lead and participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution across the spectrum of systems engineering and integration activities
  • Lead and facilitate prototype module build and troubleshooting activities while providing feedback for module level testing
  • Scheduling monitoring and controlling integration and functionalization activities
  • Integration of hardware/software, electronics, micro-fluidic and opto-mechanical modules into a system level instrument
  • Develop and execute test plans to verify the hardware, software, and system performance
  • All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 3 years of experience with integration and testing of complex mechanical instruments
  • Ability to lead multidisciplinary teams to identify and resolve failure mode root causes
  • Excellent troubleshooting, data presentation and data analysis skills
  • Experience in all phases of the product development cycle from basic research, development, manufacturing, and field support
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Product development and / or industry experience in a multidisciplinary biotech environment is a plus.
  • DNA Sequencing experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of scripting languages is a plus
  • Software QA experience is a plus

Please be aware that, as a condition of employment, proof of COVID vaccination is required for all U.S.-based employees (subject to limited exceptions).

To ensure the health and safety of all PacBio employees and our prospective candidates, we have instituted a virtual interview experience.

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at PacBio. Staffing and recruiting agencies and individuals being represented by an agency are not authorized to use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes, and any such submissions will be considered unsolicited. PacBio does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, PacBio employees or any other company location. PacBio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at 650-521-8000, or for assistance.

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