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Hardware Engineering Manager

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201-500 employees

Develops scalable genome editing platforms

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$160k - $190kAnnually

+ Equity Options


San Carlos, CA, USA

Hardware Engineering
Computer Hardware Engineering
Electronic Hardware Engineering
Mechanical Hardware Engineering
Engineering Management
Required Skills
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience in life-sciences instrumentation and/or medical device development. At least 5 years in a managerial role
  • Proven track record of delivery of instruments, automation systems and capital equipment in life-sciences, semiconductor or related fields
  • Experience with the design and selection of fluidics, mechanisms, motion, robotics and thermal systems common to life-sciences instrumentation
  • Proven track record of building and leading technical, cross-functional teams, particularly within a regulated environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills including presentation of technical content
  • Willingness to provide mentorship and hands-on assistance in the lab
  • Willingness to work in a startup environment and adapt to changing needs and priorities
  • A driven outlook and with a strong desire to succeed
  • Guide architectural level decisions on hardware projects and platforms
  • Manage mechanical system and hardware development activities
  • Work closely with other functional groups at Synthego
  • Develop and maintain engineering processes and best practices
  • Contribute to design reviews for subsystem and component level designs
  • Manage procurement, organization and operations of a well-stocked CNC prototyping shop and hardware build lab
  • Devise and implement strategies for continuous improvement of existing legacy equipment
  • Perform conceptual, architectural and detailed mechanical design of novel instruments and instrument subsystems
  • Mentor direct reports and potential new hires

Synthego Corporation offers a compelling work environment within the biotechnology sector by integrating advanced automation, machine learning, and gene editing technologies to drive progress in genome engineering. Their commitment to democratizing genome editing for the development of next-generation medicines highlights their role as pivotal contributors to scientific advancement and medical innovation. This focus on cutting-edge technology and meaningful impact makes it an attractive workplace for those passionate about leveraging technology to advance healthcare and research.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding



Menlo Park, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Generous Equity Package

Medical, Dental & Vision

401(k) Plan

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Fully Stocked


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