Senior Engineer, Nanofabrication Research
We are currently seeking a Senior Engineer with experience in micro and nanofabrication. This role involves deep, hands-on technical work in a fast-paced, team-oriented and collaborative environment to enable leading-edge genomic products.
We are looking for someone who is as passionate about their own contribution as they are empowering and inspiring others. This person will be responsible for contributing to the technical direction of new sequencing consumables and related applications.
Contribute and innovate state-of-the-art and alternative nanofabrication processes and substrates to drive, develop and disrupt Illumina’s core consumables
Model, design, analyze, assemble and evaluate new substrates and surfaces for sequencing consumables.
Identify and characterize appropriate critical parameters to achieve high reliability and technical maturity to transfer and commercialize technology
Drive requirements definition and architecture development for complex, high precision substrates, surfaces and sensors for sequencing consumables in conjunction with cross-disciplinary project teams including marketing, instrument, chemistry, manufacturing, quality and supply chain.
Work with experts in nanofabrication, materials, surface chemistry, microfluidic, optics, assay and others to demonstrate proof of concept and potential scale up of next generation consumables
Provide technical leadership to project teams, including junior engineers.
Provide updates to upper management.
Collaborate with the global RTD team, including traveling to the US HQ to meet with other members of the Nanofab team
Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.
Provide expertise in one or more of the following research areas: Semiconductor front-end-of-line (FEOL)_micro and nanofabrication, microelectronics packaging, nanoelectronics, flexible electronics or other disciplines relevant to nanofabrication, nanotechnology and nanoscience, along with knowledge in manipulation devices, advanced chemical engineering or microfluidics
Used modelling and design tools (Python, Linux, MS Office, Statistical Software) efficiently. Ideally used for multiphysics, multi-optics, photonics and sensor architecture design and modelling.
Ideally, familiarity with molecular biology, micro | nano engineering concepts for DNA sequencing
Collaborative, open and self-aware, team player; able to rapidly integrate into global cross functional teams to effectively support progress towards group and platform goals.
Experienced in supplier management from selection through qualification.
Proven track record in rational, hypothesis based experimental design, execution, and data analysis. Experienced use of data and risk to formulate clear decision criteria to influence technical direction at a project level.
All listed requirements are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.
Possess at least 0-3 years post-PhD demonstrated experience in applied research (academic or industrial) or 8-10 years of experience in lieu of an advanced degree.
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