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Senior Systems Engineer - $15,000 Hiring Bonus

Company: Bio-Rad Laboratories
Location: California City
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:


This Senior Systems Engineering position within Bio-Rad's Life Science Group R&D organization leverages an understanding of best engineering practices and applies them to hardware product development including design and testing. A solid engineering foundation and systems-level approach to product concept definition, design, and testing is essential. The ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers and scientists is critical. This role will steward the transition of engineering concepts & requirements into functional prototypes, and advance them to finished products which can be transferred for volume manufacturing.

This position is eligible for a $15,000 HIRING BONUS:

  • Bonus offered for a limited time only.
  • Bonus applicable to specific positions as labeled.
  • Bonus recipients must be employed at the time of payout.
  • Bonus payout after 30 days of employment with Bio-Rad.
  • Bonus offered to direct hires only. Agency hires and internal transfers are not eligible.
  • 12 months repayment clause.


    • Support product development and design by performing system-level testing & root-cause failure analysis.
    • Participate with cross-functional teams in developing system requirements & architecture definitions, system-level and reliability test plans, and traceability of testing to requirements.
    • Provide technical knowledge of system engineering principles and their application to developing cost-effective, reliable and high-quality systems that satisfy customer needs and business requirements.
    • Assist in product Risk assessments and develop mitigation strategies.
    • Generate testing strategy and test execution updates and reports to project stakeholders and Management.


      • BS or MS degree in Systems, Optical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering.
      • Minimum of 5 years (10 preferred) experience in engineering design and testing.
        • Experience in product development from the design concept phase into production.
        • Experience developing product definition requirements, including synthesizing input from Voice-of-Customer and Marketing input and linking design and customer requirement criteria into well-defined technical specifications.
        • Knowledge and familiarity in developing and fulfilling qualification testing plans, including execution of Verification, Validation and Reliability testing, while utilizing traceability management to link test plans to product specifications and requirements.
        • Capacity in bringing a systems-level approach to mechanical, electrical, software/firmware and optical sub-systems interactions, and apply these skills during design and product testing including customer-facing product applications testing.
        • Proficiency in performing product Risk & Failure Modes Analyses, First Article Inspections, Technical Specifications development, defect tracking, and traceability management.
          • Experience with Jama or similar Requirements Management tool is desired.
          • Experience with Jira and Defect Tracking processes is essential.
          • Experience with Solidworks or similar CAD tool is preferred.
          • Experience with Labview, Matlab or other measurement, control, and analysis software is vital.
            • Comfortable in a laboratory environment with excellent hand-on abilities.
            • Excellent oral and written communication skills are vital for this role.

              Vaccination Requirement:

              Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.

              About Bio-Rad:

              Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

              Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

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              Agency Non-Solicitation:

              Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Keywords: Bio-Rad Laboratories, Lancaster , Senior Systems Engineer - $15,000 Hiring Bonus, Other , California City, California

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