Are you a scientist or engineer who loves to innovate, face difficult problems head-on, and thrives in a fast-paced environment? 

Job Overview 

We are looking for an experienced, multi-disciplined scientist/engineer with strong trade-space intuition to join the R&D team to create future medical IoT devices that advance and augment the capabilities of our unique cardiovascular monitoring system. You will help us rapidly prototype and evaluate new concepts, and support transition to an FDA regulated product including post-launch engineering. You must be a hands-on team player with a passion for technology, attention to detail, strong design skills, with the ability to manage cross-functional teams. The successful candidate will be a clear communicator, able to work independently, thrive in a startup environment, and be open to taking on new responsibilities. This position is based in Rochester, NY. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Rapidly translate high level requirements into concepts for iterative test and refinement
  • Utilize engineering/scientific principles, statistics, mathematics, and other quantitative and qualitative methods to support research and development of medical devices
  • Document requirements, design, and test results consistent with the quality system
  • Design and prototyping of integrated electrical, mechanical, optical and software systems
  • Collaborate with a diverse team of engineers, developers, and designers
  • Manage external consultants as needed to support prototype and advanced development
  • Work with manufacturing for selection of sensors and production of electronics
  • Work with our internal team and external partners to scope out new R&D opportunities

Required Skills and Experience 

  • PhD in science or engineering
  • 3+ years of professional experience developing sensor-based systems
  • Expert at sensor integration including signal processing
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team, and capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communications skills: Technical writing/presentation, verbal, interpersonal
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to seamlessly integrate theory with empirical data
  • Exceptional attention to detail in calculations, hands-on experimentation, and documentation
  • Active learner with the ability to rapidly become proficient with a broad range of hardware and software technologies

Desired Skills and Experience 

  • Design and implement embedded code using C/C++ for low power MCUs and ARM-based microprocessors for analog sensor data acquisition, storage, and wireless communication
  • Familiarity with Python and PyQT
  • Competency with statistical analyses
  • Medical device design and production
  • Electromechanical design experience

Company Description

Casana is revolutionizing home healthcare by creating clinical-grade technology that unobtrusively checks a person’s health. Backed by a top-ranked VC and led by a CEO who founded and led a tech unicorn to a successful IPO, Casana is designing and building the home-health platform of the future. We are seeking bright, driven candidates to join our team.

Casana creates technologies that enable healthcare in the home. Casana has created a toilet seat-based cardiovascular monitoring system that is self-contained, cloud-connected, and installs directly on a standard toilet. The Heart Seat requires no user behavior change and is capable of capturing multiple key clinically relevant measurements, including heart rate, blood pressure, blood oxygenation and cardiac output. 

We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, unlimited paid time off, and an opportunity to work in a fast-paced, purpose-driven, collaborative environment.

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