Senior Test Engineer, Manufacturing

Job Description
About the role:

The Instrument New Product Introduction Engineering (iNPI Eng) group is responsible for ensuring that we deliver best-in-class hardware products. As a Senior Test Engineer, you will be involved in all aspects of the product development process, from the initial prototyping to launch. You will conceptualize and implement custom hardware systems and test plans to support iNPI Eng activities, as well as verification, validation, qualification, and factory acceptance testing.

Ideal candidates will thrive in demanding multidisciplinary environments, enjoy hands-on hardware and software development, and have strong data analysis and presentation skills. Sophisticated and robust testing is the underpinning of key architectural downselections and the primary determinant of system performance and reliability. As a member of the team you will help set the high standards of our technical development processes.


What you will be doing:

Collaborate with engineers and scientists to develop custom test fixtures, software (Labview), and protocols
Serve as the technical liaison between the hardware design teams and the factory
Own multiple factory test stations from concept through mass production
Assist in transfer of test protocols to external test and manufacturing partners/contract manufacturers worldwide
Lead development and execution of verification, validation, qualification, and acceptance testing
Work with 10x’s Embedded Software group to specify embedded test access SDKs (software development kit) and APls (application programming interface)
Collaborate with Electrical/Mechanical Engineering to understand design intent, then translate to DFT suggestions and a detailed test plan
Troubleshoot complex electromechanical, optical, and fluidic systems
Develop, document, maintain, and execute test software / scripts
Implement and standardize test data reporting tools and report templates
Design and validate PCBs for electrical signal routing and signal conditioning within your test fixtures
Understand the meaning of the measurements your stations are taking, and feed analysis of these measurements back to our hardware design teams
Identify strategic partnerships that can extend our team’s capabilities without compromising our quality standards
Architect test stations using generic building blocks that can be re-used in future test stations
Create automated systems to quickly collect feedback about our products’ performance in the factory and with our customers
Provide on-site support during NPI mass production builds in Asia (-10% max travel)

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors in an engineering discipline (systems, software, mechanical, biomedical, etc); masters preferred
5+ years of industry experience (design, test or systems engineering role)
Hands on experience performing independent design, assembly and/or testing of complex electromechanical systems
Ability to understand mechanical assembly process in order to recommend focused verification of high-risk or high-consequence assembly steps
Labview experience
Fluency in Python
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
Excellent visual & oral communication and presentation skills
Ability to pick up new technologies quickly
Self-motivated; able to work independently in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Ability to travel (-10% max travel)

Preferred Skills/Experience:

C/C++ experience
Experience troubleshooting PCBs (reading schematics, operating oscilloscopes & multimeters, basic firmware debugging)
Specific experience in life sciences / laboratory instrumentation product development
Technical proficiency in one or more of the following disciplines: optics, fluidics, precision motion, embedded electronics
Experience developing and/or testing products in a regulated environment (e.g., ISO 13485, minimally ISO 9001)


About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.

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