Senior R&D Engineer
Microdermics is a Vancouver-based company aiming to revolutionize the biosensing market by commercializing a novel microsensor platform for a drastically improved user experience.
If you are an enthusiastic R&D development engineer able to work in a fast-paced environment, we need you to help us design and develop cutting-edge products addressing the challenges of biosensing in healthcare.
In this position, you will apply your engineering knowledge to help develop electrochemical biosensors for use in our proprietary microneedle-based microsensor platform, while also following the design control process and engaging in all activities of product development, as needed.
Vancouver, BC Canada
Design and develop electrochemical microsensors to support technology platform
Conduct bench-top and in vivo tests to characterize sensor performance
Conduct research to refine sensing formulations
Evaluate and improve the biocompatibility of the sensor in cooperation with external test labs
Manufacture reliable sensors in cooperation with internal and external resources
Work with a mechanical engineer to integrate sensor with the mechanical features of the device
Lead the sensor calibration process development together with the manufacturing partner and a software developer
Work with a data scientist to analyze data
Participate in IP drafting
Required Skills and Qualifications
Expertise in electrochemical sensing, formulation preparation and coating processes
Masters, PhD and/or equivalent demonstrated experience
Very strong precision hands-on skill
Very strong analytical skills
Experience in medical devices and/or regulated design processes
Willing to tackle new challenges and learn new concepts quickly
Able to work independently and under strict deadlines
Experience in medical devices design and development
Experience in product usability assessment and human factor studies
Experience in designing and developing small precision mechanisms involving spring loaded components
Experience in medical device development and manufacture in ISO 13485/ FDA QSR environment
6-month contract with possibility of extension.
If you are interested in this position, please send your cover letter and resume in one PDF document to email@example.com