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JOIN THE blackrock team Blackrock Microsystems comprises a diverse team of talented people who are dedicated to improving human lives.

Manager – R&D/Engineering

 
Full-time
Salary – DOE
Based in Salt Lake City, Utah

Blackrock aims to provide Best of Class approved neurosciences tools to the research community to push the boundaries of human applications. We are a high-tech company that continuously innovates to empower researchers to better understand the brain.

We also aim to be the provider of implantable neural interfaces to restore function to people with neurological disorders. Blackrock already delivers some of the most critical components of leading BCI set-ups. We spend every day building technology that will benefit patients suffering from paralysis disorders, neurological diseases (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s), and neural dysfunctions (epilepsy, brain trauma).

Join us in the challenge and contribute the following:

Job Purpose

    —Manages the R&D team and oversees project management of hardware and software engineering.

What You Will Love Doing

    —Manage the product design. Oversee and coordinate hardware/software teams.
    —Facilitate and manage team meetings and allocate resources appropriately. Ensure that budgets, schedules, and performance requirement are met.
    —Report to and contribute to management meetings.
    —Oversees movement of products through design and transfer to manufacturing.
    —Guide the conceptualization of new products, processes, and devices.
    —Aid in defining product specifications.
    —Implement and communicate the strategic and technical direction of the hardware/software teams.
    —Monitor engineering documentation quality throughout all phases of product development.
    —Coordinate activities with outside suppliers and consultants to ensure performance and timely delivery.
    —Identify issues that delay product and recommend and implement appropriate action
    —Work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
    —Exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
    —Regularly interact with senior management on matters concerning program management.
    —Oversee projects in terms of costs, resources, timelines, methods, and processes.
    —Facilitate communication and coordination between engineering groups.
    —Facilitate communication and coordination between engineering and non-engineering groups.
    —Performs other assignments as required by Management.

Minimum Degree and Required Experience

    Education Level:
    —Requires a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Software Engineering or equivalent.
    Required Experience
    —Must have previous experience managing relevant projects.
    —Experience working with a quality-controlled design process.
    —Knowledge of FDA/ISO for medical devices.
    —Electronic device and software development experience.
    —Proficient with project management tools (i.e., Microsoft Project).
    —Must have good organizational skills.
    —Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
    —Must have excellent problem-solving skills.
    —Must be able to handle stressful situations.
    —Must have excellent people skills.
    —Must be proficient in computer skills with 5 years’ experience using Microsoft Office.
    —Must have excellent reading comprehension.

What We Will Give You

    —A schedule with some flexibility
    —Access to a diverse, multicultural and caring family-like team
    —The challenge of fitting various employee and company organized events (hiking, biking, football (soccer), volleyball, gaming…) into your working day
    —A free bike/ski helmet
    —Fantastic facilities with showers, bike parking and a direct view of trails up the Wasatch Front
    —Medical, vision and dental insurance
    —Life and AD&D insurance
    —Short and long-term disability insurance
    —Flexible vacation/sick leave
    —Paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
    —401(k) with generous matching and immediate vesting
    —An opportunity for personal development and a career that will impact other people’s lives in a fundamental way
    —A company that ensured continued employment of all employees throughout COVID while diligently focusing on the safety and health of every team member.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to jobs@blackrockmicro.com.

Blackrock Microsystems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will received consideration for employment without regard to color, disability status, national origin, race, religion, sex, or age. However, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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