Synchron is developing a platform of brain interface technology that transmits data in and out of the brain via devices implanted inside cerebral blood vessels using minimally invasive endovascular procedures (Neuro-Intervention).
As a leader in brain-to-machine communication, Synchron is poised to create a significant impact in its industry and to meaningfully impact many peoples’ lives. Whilst the company’s technology is maturing fast (4 clinical trial participants have already benefited from the first-generation device), there is an opportunity to help shape the company’s direction and to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary and growing team.
We are a lean, fast-paced, passionate team pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the neurotech space to dramatically improve the quality of life of millions of people globally, and we want you to join us.
Synchron (www.synchron.com) is developing a platform of brain interface technology that transmits data in and out of the brain via devices implanted inside cerebral blood vessels using minimally invasive endovascular procedures (Neuro-Intervention).
As a leader in brain-to-machine communication, Synchron is poised to create a significant impact in its industry and to meaningfully impact many peoples’ lives. Whilst the company’s technology is maturing quickly (four clinical trial participants have already benefited from the first brain computer interface device), there is an opportunity to help shape the company’s direction and to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary and growing team. As our flagship technology matures, we are looking to expand applicability of our technology to new domains.
We are expanding our engineering team and currently seeking to appoint an Electronics Engineer for the Advanced Technologies division in our Melbourne facility.
Role: Electronics Engineer, Advanced Technology Team
Our Advanced Technology team is exploring the unknowns of what whole brain bi-directional data transfer can unlock. Applications of our technology are boundless, and we are currently investigating a foundational set of treatments for a variety of neurological conditions.
As an Electronics Engineer, you will be contributing experience, creativity, and insight into the development of novel, ground up technologies. We are growing our team rapidly and this is an opportunity to shape state-of-the-art medical devices for the future.
The Advanced Technology team is building the future of brain computer interfaces. We are a lean, fast-paced, passionate team pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the neurotech space to dramatically improve the quality of life of millions of people globally, and we want you to join us.
• Design and develop hardware for active implantable medical products performing functions such as stimulation, recording, power management and communications.
• Develop formal test protocols for analogue and digital hardware
• Coordinate preliminary benchtop testing, preclinical testing, verification, and validation activities and create, review, and execute qualification and validation protocols on process/test equipment
• Participate in design reviews to give insight into electrical design considerations
• Produce and develop documentation in line with quality management systems (QMS) for requirements development, design, verification, and manufacture of future Synchron products
• Perform other tasks in the area of hardware, firmware, software, and signal processing as may become necessary.
• Work closely with global manufacturing suppliers, consultants, and quality assurance personnel to provide support to the design and development process.
• Prepare written communications to convey information effectively through formal and informal documents with team members, designers, technicians, and other technical personnel, both internal and external to Synchron, using appropriate communications protocols.
Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Electronic or Mechatronic Engineering or related field.
• Minimum 5 years’ experience working in Product Development/R&D in a medical device environment
• Experience using PCB Design and Analysis software (Cadence or SPICE preferred)
• Good knowledge of electrical components and design
• Experience in working with multidisciplinary teams, i.e Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, and Software
• Must be highly organized with the ability to manage numerous projects/tasks simultaneously and effectively prioritize projects and tasks.
• Excellent written and verbal English communication, documentation, and presentation skills
• Problem solving mindset
Preference will be given to candidates with the following experience:
• At least 7 years of experience in the specification, design, and development of electronic hardware and firmware in implantable medical devices
• Experience using electromagnetic computational modelling software (Ansys HFSS and ZMT Sim4Life preferred)
• Experience with neuromodulation, neuromonitoring, or neurointerventional technologies
• Detailed knowledge of medical device standards including IEC 60601-1
• Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
• Familiarity with Design Control, Verification & Validation, and Risk Analysis Models
• Good knowledge of biocompatible materials
At Synchron we value our culture and the way we work together to achieve our goals. You will work in a flexible office arrangement amongst an expanding group of hard-working, fun, and caring people who support each other and are passionate about bringing life changing technologies to people with disabilities.
Synchron provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Synchron operates in Australia and the USA.