Careers at Magnetic Insight

Magnetic Insight is a venture-backed andgovernment (NIH)grant-funded biotech startup that’s bringing to market the first new medical imaging technology in 40 years. Our mission is to establish clinical Magnetic Particle Imaging as a powerful tool for monitoring the treatmentof solid tumor cancers and inflammatory diseases. To succeed, we’re bringing together a diverse group of scientists, engineers, and specialists located primarily in the East Bay Area, CA. We are focusing on technology development in this funding round,so we’ll continue to fundraise as we complete deliverables and pass milestones. We are looking for talented, agile,and hardworking people, who want to collaborate and innovate with a tight knit team and embrace the start-up rollercoaster ride.

Our Core Values

Customer Focus

We succeed as a company only when we satisfy our customers.

Resourcefulness

We prioritize, focus, and act creatively with the resources available.

Clarity

Clear leadership, vision, and goals are necessary for the organization to operate at its best.

Collaboration

We achieve synergy and excellence when team members have a safe space to speak and contribute.

Empiricism

We use data and apply quantitative reasoning when making decisions and developing processes.

Where We Work

The majority of us work from our facility in Alameda, either part-time or full-time. However, we also have fully-remote employees scattered across several states.

Some of the things our employees have said about working at Magnetic Insight

  • There is a sense of belonging and ideas are welcomed from anyone.
  • We truly must and do collaborate in order to succeed.
  • Leadership listens, accepts feedback, and implements change.
  • The company accepts and encourages prioritizing your family and personal health.
  • We embrace a fail-forward mentality. Mistakes aren’t punished. We learn from mistakes and move forward.
  • Leadership is aligned, directing the team towards the same, clearly defined goals.
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Our Benefits

  • 100% medical, dental, and vision benefits from Anthem Blue Cross or Kaiser for employees and 85% coverage for dependents with the option to pay the difference for upgraded plans
  • Free OneMedical Membership for Anthem Blue Cross Plans
  • HSA (includes employer contributions of $127/month) from HSA bank and FSA from Navia
  • Waiver stipends for those not utilizing medical benefits
  • Commuter benefits from Navia
  • Employer-paid Life Insurance/AD&D up to your annual salary from Guardian
  • Long-Term Disability insurance from Guardian
  • Additional eyewear coverage by XP Health: 3x $180 benefit credits per year
  • Mental health: 3 free visits per year from Spring Health
  • 10 paid holidays, 3 weeks of vacation, and 6 days of sick leave
  • 2 weeks paid sabbatical after every 3rd year of service
  • 2 weeks paid parental leave
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan from Empower
  • 401(k) employer matching of up to $7,100 per year
  • Equity stock option grants
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Personalized financial planning services from the provider Origin
  • Shuttle to/from BART and the Ferry Terminal to our Alameda facility provided by Harbor Bay Business Park
  • Benefits subject to change

Current Openings

There are no current openings.

Position Overview

Do you want to be part of the team that develops the next generation of medical imaging technology? Are you looking to apply your quality assurance skills to a brand-new medical device? If so, youʼve come to the right place! Weʼre looking for a Quality Engineer who will operate our quality system and lead QA functions on device development projects. Our ideal candidate has a solid background in medical device quality management systems and quality assurance processes. They know how to work with development engineers and scientists to quickly and efficiently release and update documents. You will work as an individual contributor and report to the Executive Vice President of Engineering. Your near-term goal will be to take over and drive QA to keep current development projects on schedule. In the long term, you will help evolve and expand the QA department.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience Requirements

Required

  • Have a track record of success in quality assurance, preferably with class II/class III medical devices. Demonstrate experience with more than one medical device approval.
  • Bachelorʼs degree in engineering, or a related medical, science, or healthcare field.
  • A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in quality assurance or regulatory compliance in the medical device field.
  • Expert knowledge of medical device design control and risk management processes, such as 21 CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, test standards, etc.
  • Proficient knowledge of software design control and lifecycle processes, such as IEC 62304.

Preferred

  • Have a certification, such as Certified Quality Engineer or Certified Quality Auditor.
  • Experience working on imaging medical devices, such as MRI, CT, PET, or SPECT.
  • Expert proficiency with eQMS systems. Even better to have experience establishing an eQMS system from a paper QMS.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities (In addition to those listed, other duties may be assigned.)

  • Own the Quality Management System. You are responsible for driving processes to check-in, update, and disseminate documents. Train internal users on best practices for document control and management processes.
  • Represent design control and design assurance on product development project teams. Ensure that user needs, design inputs, design outputs, verification, and validation are compliant with design control, design transfer, and risk management regulations and standards.
  • Coach and mentor design teams to follow best practices during R&D and product development.
  • Work with expert consultants and other external resources to develop new processes and continually improve existing SOPs.
  • Quickly and efficiently complete documentation as required to meet project and operational deliverables.
  • Work with the regulatory science team to manage and track communication with regulatory agencies.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be exacting in handling detailed information/data.
  • Knowledge and experience in planning, prioritization, and organizational skills. Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Demonstrate ability to research regulations and standards to answer questions posed by team members and management.

Reports to: EVP Engineering

Classification: Full-time, salaried, exempt

Schedule: Regular full-time working hours, ability to work evening hours and overtime as needed.

Workplace Location: This position is on-site full-time at our office in Alameda, CA. After the 90-day introductory period, partial remote work may be granted as agreed upon with the employee’s manager.

About Magnetic Insight

Magnetic Insight is a venture-backed and government (NIH) grant-funded biotech startup that’s bringing to market the first new medical imaging technology in 40 years.  Our mission is to establish clinical Magnetic Particle Imaging as a powerful tool for monitoring the treatment of solid tumor cancers and inflammatory diseases.  To succeed, we’re bringing together a diverse group of scientists, engineers, and specialists located primarily in the San Francisco East Bay Area, CA. We are backed by a pioneering group of investors and VCs, including Celesta and 5am Ventures. We are focusing on technology development in this funding round, so we’ll continue to fundraise as we complete deliverables and pass milestones.  We are looking for talented, agile, and hardworking people, who want to collaborate and innovate with a tight knit team and embrace the start-up rollercoaster ride.

Magnetic Insight’s Core Values:

  • Customer Focus: We succeed as a company only when we satisfy our customers.
  • Resourcefulness: We prioritize, focus, and act creatively with the resources available.
  • Clarity: Clear leadership, vision, and goals are necessary for the organization to operate at its best.
  • Collaboration: We achieve synergy and excellence when team members have a safe space to speak and contribute.
  • Empiricism: We use data and apply quantitative reasoning when making decisions and developing processes.

Magnetic Insight’s Culture

In December, our team met to discuss our existing culture and what makes us unique. Some of the attributes mentioned were:

  • There is a sense of belonging and ideas are welcomed by anyone.
  • We truly must collaborate – and we do! We rely heavily on each other as resources.
  • The company accepts and encourages prioritizing your family and personal health.
  • There is an unusual level of empathy.
  • Employees are given structure with directives from management, but employees are relied upon to prioritize themselves.
  • Mistakes aren’t punished. No one really points the finger. We see how to fix it and move on.
    • Comment from management: We want to continually evaluate this to make sure these qualities aren’t falling apart under stress.
  • Leadership listens, accepts feedback, and implements change. They show appreciation.
  • As a small company, we’re learning as we go and adjusting along the way.
  • We are on board with riding the swings, embracing the challenges, and doing tasks that aren’t always fun in order to get the job done.

And finally: we have a real shot at actually helping patients.

Magnetic Insight’s Benefits

  • 100% medical, dental, and vision benefits for employees and 85% for dependents
  • HSA, FSA, commuter benefits
  • HSA employer contributions
  • Waiver stipends for those not utilizing medical benefits
  • Employer-paid life insurance/ AD&D up to your annual salary
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • 10 paid holidays, 3 weeks of vacation, and 6 days sick leave
  • 2 week paid sabbatical leave after every 3 years of service
  • 2 weeks paid parental leave
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • 401(K) employer match
  • Equity stock option grants
  • Personalized financial planning services from the provider Origin
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Shuttle to/from BART and the Ferry Terminal to our Alameda facility provided by Harbor Bay Business Park

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter answering the questions of what you’re looking for in the role and why Magnetic Insight to careers@magneticinsight.com.

Our Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, genetic information, disability, and for employees working in California, ancestry, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected medical condition, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Position Overview

Do you want to be part of the team that develops the next generation of medical imaging technology?  Are you a super-organized person that enjoys helping keep the team on-track?  If so, you’ve come to the right place!  We’re looking for a project manager who can develop and manage multiple projects in an engineering and biomedical organization.  Our ideal candidate is an expert project manager who is comfortable driving projects with a diverse team of engineers, scientists, regulatory and quality experts, and external partners.  You will work as an individual contributor and report to the Executive Vice President of Engineering.  Your near-term goals are to assume ownership of active projects and drive them to completion.  In the long term, you will work with functional leads, department managers, and senior management to ensure future and current projects are being planned and executed well.

 

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience Requirements

Required

  • At least 5 years’ experience as a project manager doing new product development.
  • Demonstrate experience managing engineering development or product development projects.
  • Expert level proficiency developing, implementing, and maintaining Agile and waterfall project and task management systems.
  • Experience developing and managing budgets and schedules, developing project scope documents, and coordinating/managing project delivery, including team assignments and technical quality.

Preferred

  • Experience managing projects for medical device development.
  • Experience as a Scrum master.
  • Experience using Notion for task and project management.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities (In addition to those listed, other duties may be assigned.)

  • Centralize and maintain project management for all company disciplines: engineering, translational research, human study projects, and grant application management.
  • Collaborate with functional leads, department managers, and senior management to formalize requirements, project scope, milestones, and then drive overall schedule.
  • Identify and manage project risks and manage changes to scope, schedule, and cost.
  • Monitor performance to meet stakeholder requirements and update management on changes to timeline and scope.
  • Coordinate project activities with external partners by driving communication.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge and experience in planning, prioritization, and organizational skills. Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Works with limited supervision.
  • Adheres to Magnetic Insight’s policies and procedures.

Reports to: CEO & dotted line to EVP Engineering

Classification: Full-time, salaried, exempt

Schedule: Regular full-time working hours, ability to work evening hours and overtime as needed.

Workplace Location: This position is on-site full-time at our office in Alameda, CA. After the 90-day introductory period, partial remote work may be granted as agreed upon with the employee’s manager.

About Magnetic Insight

Magnetic Insight is a venture-backed and government (NIH) grant-funded biotech startup that’s bringing to market the first new medical imaging technology in 40 years.  Our mission is to establish clinical Magnetic Particle Imaging as a powerful tool for monitoring the treatment of solid tumor cancers and inflammatory diseases.  To succeed, we’re bringing together a diverse group of scientists, engineers, and specialists located primarily in the San Francisco East Bay Area, CA. We are backed by a pioneering group of investors and VCs, including Celesta and 5am Ventures. We are focusing on technology development in this funding round, so we’ll continue to fundraise as we complete deliverables and pass milestones.  We are looking for talented, agile, and hardworking people, who want to collaborate and innovate with a tight knit team and embrace the start-up rollercoaster ride.

Magnetic Insight’s Core Values:

  • Customer Focus: We succeed as a company only when we satisfy our customers.
  • Resourcefulness: We prioritize, focus, and act creatively with the resources available.
  • Clarity: Clear leadership, vision, and goals are necessary for the organization to operate at its best.
  • Collaboration: We achieve synergy and excellence when team members have a safe space to speak and contribute.
  • Empiricism: We use data and apply quantitative reasoning when making decisions and developing processes.

Magnetic Insight’s Culture

In December, our team met to discuss our existing culture and what makes us unique. Some of the attributes mentioned were:

  • There is a sense of belonging and ideas are welcomed by anyone.
  • We truly must collaborate – and we do! We rely heavily on each other as resources.
  • The company accepts and encourages prioritizing your family and personal health.
  • There is an unusual level of empathy.
  • Employees are given structure with directives from management, but employees are relied upon to prioritize themselves.
  • Mistakes aren’t punished. No one really points the finger. We see how to fix it and move on.
    • Comment from management: We want to continually evaluate this to make sure these qualities aren’t falling apart under stress.
  • Leadership listens, accepts feedback, and implements change. They show appreciation.
  • As a small company, we’re learning as we go and adjusting along the way.
  • We are on board with riding the swings, embracing the challenges, and doing tasks that aren’t always fun in order to get the job done.

And finally: we have a real shot at actually helping patients.

Magnetic Insight’s Benefits

  • 100% medical, dental, and vision benefits for employees and 85% for dependents
  • HSA, FSA, commuter benefits
  • HSA employer contributions
  • Waiver stipends for those not utilizing medical benefits
  • Employer-paid life insurance/ AD&D up to your annual salary
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • 10 paid holidays, 3 weeks of vacation, and 6 days sick leave
  • 2 week paid sabbatical leave after every 3 years of service
  • 2 weeks paid parental leave
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • 401(K) employer match
  • Equity stock option grants
  • Personalized financial planning services from the provider Origin
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Shuttle to/from BART and the Ferry Terminal to our Alameda facility provided by Harbor Bay Business Park

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter answering the questions of what you’re looking for in the role and why Magnetic Insight to careers@magneticinsight.com.

Our Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, genetic information, disability, and for employees working in California, ancestry, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected medical condition, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Application Instructions:

Submit your cover letter and resume to careers@magneticinsight.com We will try our hardest to respond to applicants for open positions in a timely manner. We look forward to hearing from you!

Note to recruiters: Magnetic Insight does not accept unsolicited resumes from staffing vendors, recruitment agencies or search firms, and does not pay fees without a current contract on file.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Our company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, genetic information, disability, and for employees working in California, ancestry, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected medical condition, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.