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Senior R&D Engineer

Electrowetting

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Volta Labs

Volta Labs

11-50 employees

Developing sample preparation platforms for genomics

Data & Analytics
Hardware
Biotechnology

Mid, Senior

Boston, MA, USA

Category
Control Systems Engineering
Microelectronics Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Signal Processing Engineering
Requirements
  • PhD in Physics, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a relevant field, or masters degree and 1-4+ years of industry experience
  • Experience interfacing with multi-disciplinary RD and engineering teams
  • Familiarity with fluid dynamics
  • Experience in the development of physics-based models
Responsibilities
  • Develop novel methods and understanding of liquid droplet manipulation, using electrowetting
  • Interact with electrical and firmware engineers to design and test control systems from the ground-up
  • Design and perform experiments to optimize electrowetting technology by exploring parameter space (hardware/electronics/control) which may include: electrode geometry and layout, control patterns, dielectric stackup
  • Lead materials selection for consumables (dielectrics, coatings)

Volta Labs is developing a sequencing technology-agnostic platform to revolutionize sample preparation, addressing the bottleneck in front-end sequencing workflows by reinventing hardware, software, chemistry, and biology to create simple, flexible, and powerful solutions for advancing genomics.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$33.6M

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-4%

1 year growth

41%

2 year growth

65%