Rapidly growing life sciences technology company

Ultima Genomics is a rapidly growing company that is developing ground-breaking genomics technologies. Our mission is to continuously drive the scale of genomic information to enable unprecedented advances in biology and improvements in human health. We have developed a foundational new approach to sequencing at scale that overcomes limitations due to the high costs of current technologies. We are well-funded and have raised approximately $600 million from global top-tier investors. Our team brings together unique and diverse expertise across multiple disciplines, from healthcare and life sciences, to engineering, to technology and software and beyond. We are a collaborative group of more than 350 employees, including successful entrepreneurs, chemists, hardware and software engineers, genomics and biotechnology experts, molecular and computational biologists, software and algorithm experts, and operations and commercial leaders. Join us to develop and commercialize technologies that unleash the power of genomics at scale and empower the future of human health. 

We are looking for a highly motivated Manager, Opto-mechanical Engineering to join our team!

Position Summary Grow and manage a team of opto-mechanical design engineers to design, integrate, test, and transfer to production complex, reliable high speed imaging systems. 

How You’ll Contribute

  • Manage a local and remote team of opto-mechanical engineers to own the design of a complex high speed imaging system
  • Use your expertise in precision mechanics to mentor junior engineers and oversee the design process, from requirements to final testing.
  • Work with vendors and machine shops to ensure quality and reliability of parts

 Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Masters or bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline with 7+ years of related experience
  • At least 5 years of experience executing on precision mechanical design assemblies
  • 1-3 years of managerial experience
  • Experience in managing engineers during a product development cycle
  • Expert knowledge of Solidworks or equivalent design software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.

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