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.

Our Benefits

  • 100% medical, dental, and vision benefits from Anthem Blue Cross or Kaiser for employees and 90% for dependents with the option to pay the difference for upgraded plans
  • Free OneMedical Membership for Anthem Blue Cross Plans
  • HSA (includes employer contributions) 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
  • Supplemental and Long-Term Disability from Guardian
  • 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 approximately $7,000 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

Current Openings

Position Overview

The VP, Business Development and Clinical Strategy is a collaborative, influential, and experienced senior executive responsible for establishing our pre-market clinical business. They are responsible for realizing the company’s vision to transform how cell therapy imaging is used in clinical care.  We are looking for someone with a solid background in cell therapy or oncology research that is looking to transition into a client facing role.  They will manage the translational and applications team, which supports our translational research, regulatory affairs, and preclinical customers (research, sales, support, and marketing). This position requires up to 25% travel to visit our partners or our Alameda, CA office (up to 5 days per month). They will report to the CEO.  In the immediate term, they will establish new relationships with potential clinical research partners and continue the preclinical sales process.  In the long term, they will set the direction of clinical development and partnerships to meet strategic goals.

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 recently raised a large Series B funding round from a top tier of investors that include Celesta Capital 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 from 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 90% 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 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

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

  • Demonstrated success in building and executing preclinical and clinical collaborations and partnerships with University and Pharma for cell therapy or oncology R&D.
  • Demonstrated expertise in immuno-oncology, cell therapies, and immunotherapies with experience managing preclinical and clinical R&D, managing treatment centers, or similar responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in combination product, drug, or device product management, with the ability to excite clinicians in novel technology and solutions.
  • Experience managing a team of application and/or regulatory scientists.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in a leadership position at pharmaceutical, medical device, or life science companies.

Preferred

  • Master’s degree, MBA, Ph.D., or MD, with a background in cell therapy, immunology, immuno-oncology, medical imaging, or related field.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of product management in emerging medical imaging and/or IVD technologies.
  • Experience with medical device monetization strategies and medical billing.
  • Experience in medical imaging.
  • Experience managing device/drug development pipelines.

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

  • Owner of pre-clinical and clinical operations. Responsible for developing and executing strategies to meet corporate deliverables. 
  • Establish and manage collaborations and partnerships to demonstrate our imaging technology through pre-clinical and clinical trials.
  • Manage the translational research and applications team, which includes regulatory affairs and nanoparticle development.
  • As the voice of the customer, communicate product requirements to the rest of the organization.
  • Collaborate with the executive team to develop and manage the applications pipeline.
  • Regularly report progress and program status to the executive team and board of directors.
  • Manage and oversee marketing and external messaging.
  • Manage the preclinical customer base and pipeline.

Travel and Vehicle Requirements

  • Monthly travel to Alameda, CA
  • Up to 25% time in other business travel, not accounting for COVID restrictions.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Able to deliver business and technical presentations to external organizations.
  • Skilled at managing customer expectations.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Adheres to Magnetic Insight’s policies and procedures.

Reports to: CEO

Classification: Full-time, salaried, exempt

Schedule: Regular full-time working hours, ability to work evening hours and overtime as needed. Required to occasionally work during normal business hours in the APAC time zones.

Workplace Location: This position is hybrid, and the employee is expected to be in the Alameda, CA office for 10% of their time. Magnetic Insight will reimburse for travel to and from our site. The position is also expected to travel to customer sites 15% of the time, for a total of 25% travel.

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
Are you a software development expert that wants to make a difference in medical imaging? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! We are seeking a software engineer interested in tackling a wide array of software challenges to scale up our pre-clinical imaging systems for human use. Our ideal candidate is self-motivated but collaborative, and interested in architecting, designing, and developing our core imaging system software. While we leverage many technologies, if you’re solid in Python and a systems language, you’ll be very capable in our codebase. As an individual contributor, you will join a 3 to 4-person team of software engineers and computational scientists. You will also collaborate with the hardware and systems engineers. You will report to the Principal Software Engineer. In the immediate term, you will implement significant improvements to the real time console. Long term, you will develop and improve software at all levels of the stack.

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 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.

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 from 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 90% 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
  • Supplemental short and long-term disability coverage
  • 10 paid holidays, 3 weeks of vacation, and 6 days sick leave
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Personalized financial planning services from the provider Origin
  • 2 weeks paid parental leave

Education and Experience Requirements

Required

  • 5+ years of software development experience (or equivalent).
  • Experience with unit and integration testing.
  • Proficient with Git or other distributed version control software.
  • Extensive Python experience.
  • Systems language experience (C, C++, or Rust).
  • Knowledge of basic linear algebra or signal processing.
  • Authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States. Will sponsor TN visas.
  • Must be fluent in English.

Preferred

  • GPU computing with OpenCL and CuPy.
  • Medical software development experience.
  • Experience in image processing & signal processing with tools such as numpy, scipy, MATLAB, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to all phases of MPI system design including:
    • Requirement analysis
    • Architecture planning and development
    • System and unit design
    • Code implementation
    • Verification design and implementation
  • Develop our core imaging platform
    • Design and implement changes to sequence generation, DSP, image reconstruction, image processing, and physics simulations.
    • Improve interfaces with real-time and safety systems.
    • Develop signal processing of the transmitted and received signals.
    • Implement changes to our user interface.
    • Improve our asynchronous task handling and signal and image processing system/pipeline.
  • Design systems in an environment with functional, object-oriented, and procedural software techniques.
  • Own and re-architect real-time and safety systems, which sends signals to drive our high-powered magnets and motors and receives the signals from the system.
  • Help improve the code infrastructure (build, test execution, documentation generation, integration server).

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Proven track record of writing clear, concise, and well-designed software
  • Ability to learn quickly, understand complex systems and work closely with others.
  • Ability to complete high-quality work on time.
  • Ability to work independently and with a minimum of supervision.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in a dynamic work environment.
  • Detail-oriented with efficient organization strategies.
  • Adheres to Magnetic Insight’s policies and procedures.

Reports to: Principal Software Engineer

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

Workplace Location: This position is hybrid or remote. As a hybrid, the employee is expected to be in the Alameda, CA office for 30% – 50% of their time. As a remote, the employee is expected to travel to our Alameda, CA office every other month to connect with your team and attend in-person meetings.

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.

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? Do you love designing cool systems and want to see your efforts go towards helping people? If so, then you’ve come to the right place! We’re looking for an Electrical Engineer with expertise in analog electronics to design and develop exceptionally low distortion and low noise transmitter and receiver systems for a clinical magnetic particle imaging (MPI) scanner. Our ideal candidate will be an expert electrical engineer with experience in inductive coil design, high-power resonant circuits, and low-noise receiver electronics. You will work with a diverse team of mechanical, mixed signals, systems, and software engineers to develop complex instrumentation. You will work as an individual contributor and report to the engineering supervisor. Your near-term goals are to develop our first clinical scale transmit and receive subsystems for the development platform. In the long term, you will work with the rest of the engineering team and management to conceptualize and develop novel designs for the clinical system.

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 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.

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 from 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 90% 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 weeks paid sabbatical after every 3rd year 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 ParkHSA employer contributions
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
  • 4+ years’ experience with a master’s degree or 5+ years’ experience with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Other degrees can be considered if the candidate can demonstrate analog electrical engineering proficiency.
  • Demonstrate experience designing and developing complex electrical systems from feasibility through to production
  • A solid grasp of electrical engineering fundamentals (i.e. opamp design, stability, filters, bode plots, resonance, Fourier transforms, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience in analog circuit design, electrical system design, electrical board design, troubleshooting, and validation.
  • Experienced with circuit design and simulation.
  • Experience with signal conditioning (e.g. passive filters, active filters, etc.).
  • Demonstrated proficiency with E-CAD and circuit modeling tools.
  • Must be fluent in English.
 
Preferred
  • Experience working with magnetic receiver coils such as MRI coils.
  • Experience with low noise preamplifier design, signal filtering, and circuit characterization.
  • Experience with high-power resonators such as MRI coils or inductive heating apparatus.
  • Experience working with and debugging distortion, such as amplifier distortion.
  • Experience with ECAD tools such as Altium and LT Spice.
  • Preference for candidates with a medical device or medical imaging (MRI, CT, PET, Etc.) background.
  • Experience working with regulatory test agencies for safety and radiated emissions.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (In addition to those listed, other duties may be assigned.)
  • High power design in the audio frequency range (kHz)
    • Design and develop high power (1-4 kW) resonant coils, filters, matching circuits, and characterization tools.
    • Develop low frequency (<1 MHz) receiver coils and preamplifiers
    • Model and verify the magnetic field produced by magnetic coils.
    • Design and verify circuits using modeling tools and ECAD.
    • Communicate designs to the rest of the engineering team to ensure electrical designs meet overall system requirements.
  • Analog PCBA Circuit Design
    • Own all updates to analog and mixed-signal PCBAs in the instrument.
    • Design, fabricate, and verify analog PCBAs.
    • Work with internal designers to develop and maintain ECAD.
  • Develop engineering drawings for prototype and production use. Create assembly drawings and procedures and train technicians.
  • Propose, implement, and publish engineering studies and tests to characterize the limits of system performance and to verify designs meet requirements.
  • Ensure adherence of all electrical systems to ISO 60601 electrical safety requirements
  • Write statements of work and requirements specifications to engage engineering firms to develop electrical sub-systems where appropriate.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills to solve complex systems problems.
  • Lift and carry loads up to 40 lbs. short distances.
  • Experienced in electrical device fabrication, including:
    • Soldering
    • Modifying PCBAs
    • Crimping and swaging of contacts and assembly of cable connectors
  • Demonstrates flexibility in a dynamic work environment.
  • Detail-oriented with efficient organization strategies.
  • Able to observe and meet critical deadlines.
  • Adheres to Magnetic Insight’s policies and procedures.

Reports to: Engineering Manager

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. 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
Are you searching for an opportunity to apply your expert building skills to the next generation of medical imaging technology? We’re looking for a senior technician that can build complex electro-mechanical devices to support both our engineering and manufacturing teams. Our ideal candidate is highly experienced at building and testing R&D prototypes and is comfortable working with limited documentation. You know how to use fabrication tools to modify parts to make them work and can document all your changes. You can talk to engineers to explain what’s actually happening in the build. As an individual contributor, you will report to the engineering manager and will regularly collaborate with the rest of the engineering team. You will also work closely with manufacturing to support production. In the near-term, you will learn how to build Magnetic Particle Imaging scanners and become proficient building the specialized assemblies. In the long-term, you will work closely with the hardware engineers to ensure clinical scanners are designed for manufacturability.

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 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.

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 from 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 90% 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
  • Supplemental long-term disability coverage
  • 10 paid holidays, 3 weeks of vacation, and 6 days sick leave
  • 2 weeks paid sabbatical after every 3rd year of service
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • 401(k) employer matching of up to approximately $7,000 per year
  • Free personalized financial planning services from Origin
  • 2 weeks paid parental leave
  • Shuttle to/from BART and the Ferry Terminal to our Alameda facility provided by Harbor Bay Business Park

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

  • 8+ years’ experience as an assembler, technician, or designer working on a hardware product.
  • Experience building, testing, or servicing electro-mechanical components or systems.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

Preferred

  • Associates degree
  • Experience working with life science analytical instrumentation.
  • Experience working under ISO13485 or 21CFR part 820.
  • Experience working with radiology imaging equipment (MRI, CT, PET, etc.).

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

  • Build electro-mechanical assemblies and systems for commercial production, R&D test, and clinical test.
  • Conduct tests to verify and validate performance of systems.
  • Generate documentation, including BOMs, drawings, schematics, and procedures based on the build and testing done.
  • Document and redline existing documents during new builds, to be used by engineering and document control to generate formalized procedures.
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve issues during builds and tests and document the deviations.
  • Fulfill operations responsibilities, including inventory management, shipping, and receiving as needed.
  • Maintain the engineering workspace, including organizing equipment, parts, and tools.
  • Maintain calibrations on measurement and test equipment.
  • Lift and carry up to 30 lbs, in the form of parts and equipment.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in the use of power fabrication tools such as drill presses, saws, and mills to create and modify parts.
  • Proficient in the use of measurement and test equipment for both mechanical and electrical measurements and data collection.
  • Proficient in the use of manual and power assembly tools.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and other basic computer applications to create and modify documents.

Reports to: Engineering Manager

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.

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.