Current Opportunities


Engineer

As an early phase startup, Quicksilver is seeking an Engineer who is broadly competent and dedicated to ownership of deliverables throughout the company.  Given the size of the team, you will be considered “essential personnel” and will be working across several roles as the company begins to scale.

 

We are looking for a Staff or Senior Engineer to build an interface between our sensor platform and users – both internal and external. 

Responsibilities will be to:

  • Contribute mixed-signal CMOS integrated circuit designs for product integration

  • Develop printed-circuit board designs, FPGA prototyping, and Python programming for Quicksilver products.


Baseline skills/experiences/attributes:

  • B.S. with 3+ years of relevant experience or PhD in electrical engineering (for senior position)

  • B.S. in electrical engineering with demonstrated coursework or project experience for entry-level staff position

  • Good emotional intelligence with the awareness that facilitates team effectiveness

  • Proven ability to operate and execute with minimal oversight

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Background in hardware development, including integrated circuit design, printed circuit board assembly and design  

  • Experience with biology a plus (but it's okay if you don't!)



We offer several perks:

  • Fully covered medical insurance plan, and dental & vision coverage

  • 401k plan - we facilitate your retirement goals

  • Equity - you will affect this business and your ownership of the results of your effort are important to all of us.

 

Quicksilver is unable to provide sponsorship for employment visa status for this position.

Quicksilver does not accept agency resumes.

Quicksilver is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or Veteran status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

 

Seniority Level -- Midlevel (Entry)

Employment Type --  Full-time

 

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Senior Scientist

The senior scientist will lead the optimization of the chemical process used to functionalize our sensors.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop techniques for enhancing and quantifying yield during various steps of the functionalization process

  • Lead biological testing utilizing our proprietary detection mechanism to validate sensor operation

Qualifications:​

  • M.S. with 3+ years experience or PhD in chemistry/biochemistry

  • Experience with surface characterization techniques

  • Working knowledge of various surface biofunctionalization methods

  • Prior electrochemistry work a plus​

We offer several perks:

  • Fully covered medical insurance plan, and dental & vision coverage

  • 401k plan - we facilitate your retirement goals

  • Equity - you will affect this business and your ownership of the results of your effort are important to all of us.

 

Quicksilver is unable to provide sponsorship for employment visa status for this position.

Quicksilver does not accept agency resumes.

Quicksilver is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or Veteran status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

 

Seniority Level -- Experienced

Employment Type --  Full-time

 

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

How to Apply

Email resume to careers@quicksilverbiosciences.com