Solutions Design Engineer
Posted on 4/3/2024

51-200 employees

AI and data platform for optimizing electronic manufacturing
Company Overview
Instrumental, co-founded by former Apple engineers, is a leader in the field of Manufacturing AI and Data Platforms, providing solutions to optimize assembly, operations, and quality control processes in electronic manufacturing. The company's platform has proven to significantly accelerate time-to-market, improve yields, eliminate rework, and save engineering time, making it a trusted partner for global brands like Axon, Bose, Cisco, Meta, SolarEdge, and ChargePoint. Instrumental's commitment to eliminating waste and enhancing product quality, coupled with its role in driving competition in electronics quality through e-commerce transparency, sets it apart in the industry.
Data & Analytics
Industrial & Manufacturing
AI & Machine Learning

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding





Palo Alto, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Palo Alto, CA, USA
Experience Level
DevOps & Infrastructure
DevOps Engineering
Platform Engineering
Site Reliability Engineering
  • B.S. required; STEM degree preferred
  • 3 years experience as a product design, mechanical, electrical, manufacturing, quality, or operations engineer OR 3 years experience as Solution Architect, preferably in complex and large-scale discrete manufacturing environment
  • Industry-specific experience in one or more of: consumer electronics, measurement & testing, heavy industry/manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, defense, medical, etc.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes, information systems, change management, system implementation, and best practices during development, new product introduction (NPI), & mass production
  • A desire to be customer-facing, with a customer-success mindset
  • Demonstrated ability to be successful in a startup environment or as an intrapreneur in a larger organization
  • Authorization to access information that is subject to U.S. export control restrictions
  • Design Solutions: Guide and mentor the project team through specification, design, development, and deployment to ensure customer requirements are met. Facilitate change management to their business and business process design & development that leverages Instrumental capabilities.
  • Station Requirements & Design: Scope and design Instrumental stations, adjusting imagery, mechanical nest designs to suit customer applications.
  • Technical Validation: Work with sales to validate the technical scope of opportunities for new and existing customers across their line.
  • Cross-Functional Depth: Work at depth across engineering, operations, and quality to drive solutions within a diverse set of issues.