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Senior Opto-Mechanical Engineer

Location: Pleasanton, CA

 10x Genomics is building tools for scientific discovery that reveal and address the true complexities of biology and disease. Through a combination of novel microfluidics, chemistry and bioinformatics, our award-winning Chromium™ System is enabling researchers around the world to more fully understand the fundamentals of biology at unprecedented resolution and scale. Learn more at 10xGenomics.com.

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Fueled by equal parts scientific vision and determined passion, we are delivering unprecedented innovation to short-read sequencing technologies and transforming how genomic information is accessed. You will feel the 10x difference the moment you enter our offices and labs. There’s a dynamic energy here, and we’re looking for the best of the best to be a part of it. We are seeking talented professionals excited to build new technology that advances scientific research while growing their career within a dynamic, supportive environment.

Senior Opto-Mechanical Engineer

10x is seeking an outstanding individual to join its growing Engineering and Product Development team in developing new technologies, devices, and instrumentation for breakthrough next-generation sequencing (NGS) applications. These instruments may consist of a combination of optical excitation and detection components, actuators, electronics, fluidics components, and temperature controllers to process various types of biological samples in new ways!

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design, development, and release of opto-mechanical systems & subsystems
  • Work with scientists, engineers, manufacturing and others to translate concepts and requirements through development and into production-ready, robust designs
  • Design, build, test, and troubleshoot breadboards, prototypes, and production designs
  • Select and work with vendors to build and purchase components
  • Document designs and processes (Design Requirements, Design Reviews, Drawings, Analysis, Testing, ECOs)
  • Ensure conformance with company development process and standards
  • Work with process and manufacturing engineers to ensure high quality production of products

Required Skills and Background

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Optics, or related discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant industry experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in opto-mechanical and precision mechanism design
  • Solid understanding of basic optics and optical components
  • Proficient in SolidWorks or Creo
  • Understanding of GD&T and statistical tolerance analysis
  • Experience taking a concept from prototype to production
  • Experience preparing reports and design reviews for cross functional groups

Desired Skills and Background

  • Experience with optical instrumentation in biotechnology or medical devices
  • Experience in a multi-disciplinary team including chemistry or biology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • High energy and interest in working in a growing startup environment
  • Hands-on, can-do approach
  • Knowledge of software programming or electrical engineering design

For more information, please contact jobs@10xgenomics.com

or submit your resume at http://www.10xgenomics.com/careers/

 

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Pleasanton, CA

10x Genomics, Inc.
7068 Koll Center Parkway,
Suite 401
Pleasanton, CA 94566
+1 925 401 7300
+1 800 709 1208

San Francisco, CA

10x Genomics, Inc.
160 Spear Street,
Suite 1130
San Francisco, CA 94105
+1 925 401 7300
+1 800 709 1208

Leiden, The Netherlands

10x Genomics, Inc.
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Unit F-07 & F-08
Schipholweg 103
2316 XC Leiden
The Netherlands
+31 (20) 888 6622

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