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Staff Electrical Engineer

Element Biosciences
San Diego, CA
Start date
Nov 27, 2022

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Engineering, Electrical Engineer
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Beach
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Job Details

The Company

Join a team of dreamers and revolutionaries who are focused on democratizing access to genetic analysis, thereby accelerating the pace of scientific discovery.  We are redefining an industry and the possibilities are endless.  

The Role:

If this sounds like the place for you, we are seeking a staff electrical engineer to develop advanced digital and analog circuits for our cutting-edge DNA sequencing instruments.  This position will require excellent engineering skills to develop a wide range of key technologies and product solutions.  The Staff Engineer will collaborate extensively with cross-functional teammates, as well as external vendors.  Successful candidates will have strong desire to continuously learn in broad areas of science and engineering.  They will be energized by a fast paced, interdisciplinary environment that quickly delivers impactful results.

  • Translate user needs into technical spec
  • Perform digital and analog circuit design
  • Integrate off the shelf submodules and PSU
  • Create PCBA schematics and layout
  • Handle microcontroller programming
  • Lead prototype build, integration, and qualification
  • Manage Interdisciplinary troubleshooting and root cause analysis
  • Design and build automatic test fixtures 
  • Contribute to overall system architecture and verification
  • Drive electronic design reviews and technical presentations
  • Generate detailed technical documents and work instructions
  • Work with supply chain and manufacturing on production transfer activities
  • Bachelor or master’s degree in electrical engineering, electronics, or related technical disciplines
  • 10+ years of experience in developing and testing of relevant electronic products, covering subsystems such as:
    1. Embedded controller
    2. Motion control
    3. A/D and D/A converter
    4. SPI, I2C and CAN bus
    5. Off the shelf power module
  • Advanced experience in schematic and layout design with Orcad or Altium
  • Solid understanding of EMC and safety compliance requirements
  • Good firmware coding and testing skills in C language
  • Demonstrated collaboration skills in order to influence good electrical, FW, and systems design     practices
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, interdisciplinary environment and quickly adjust to rapidly evolving technology and priorities.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, capable of clearly explaining technical issues, ideas, and project status to peers and management.


At Element Biosciences, our mission is to empower the scientific community with more freedom and flexibility to accelerate our collective impact on humanity. Our proprietary approach to improving the signal-to-noise ratio allows us to provide groundbreaking innovations in surface chemistry, instrumentation, and biochemistry to drastically decrease the run cost and capital cost while delivering high sequencing data quality. Founded in 2017, our headquarters is located in San Diego, California, with additional operations located in the San Francisco Bay area.


Find Us
(619) 353-0300
10055 Barnes Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92121
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