Associate Director, Signal Analysis

Scientific/R&D San Jose, California

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bioMérieux is a pioneering force in the medical microbiology device industry. Our cutting-edge technologies have been transforming healthcare and improving patient outcomes. We are seeking a highly skilled Automation and Verification Engineer to join our dynamic team, driving robustness of hardware, software, firmware, and algorithms into systems that shape the future of medical science.

Position Description: 

Our mission is to help fight sepsis by providing rapid Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing (AST) solutions.  The primary purpose of this position is to lead a team which develops and supports image processing and time series analysis tools and algorithms to perform signal analysis and classification in near real-time.  The work product will be used internally as well as in production. The position requires knowledge of FDA regulatory processes for IVD products.  

Primary Duties:    
  • Manage and mentor a small group of data scientists and software engineers engaged in developing algorithms for time series and image processing
  • Support FDA regulatory requirements by following an established Product Development Process
  • Educate and coach team members on FDA compliance issues
  • Invent market-leading solutions to enable fast feature detection and analysis
  • Participate in a full development cycle, from the original concepts up to their productization
  • Research new technologies and analyze competitive solutions
  • Participate in system requirements definition
  • Review technical literature, collect data, and specify solution options
  • Design, analyze, simulate, test, and document algorithm options and milestone inputs/outputs
  • Implement and optimize algorithm designs
Experience and Skills:    
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, or related field required.  Ph.D. preferred.
  • 5+ yrs of professional experience in algorithm development in the field of multi-modal signal analysis
  • 5+ yrs of professional experience in development of IVD products in a regulated environment
  • 3+ yrs of prior team management experience
  • Product level software development experience in Python and C# or Java
  • Excellent verbal communication and technical documentation writing skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work in a cross-functional team as well as independently
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong signal modeling and mathematical background
  • Experience in the biosciences a plus
This is not a remote position.  On-site presence is expected.    
The estimated salary range for this role based in California is between $191,100 and $229,300 annually. This role is eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and individual performance per bioMerieux’s bonus program. This range may differ from ranges offered for similar positions elsewhere in the country given differences in cost of living. Actual compensation within this range is determined based on the successful candidate’s experience and will be presented in writing at the time of the offer.  
In addition, bioMérieux offers a competitive Total Rewards package that may include: 
  • A choice of medical (including prescription), dental, and vision plans providing nationwide coverage and telemedicine options
  • Company-Provided Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan including a generous non-discretionary employer contribution and employer match.
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Various voluntary benefit offerings
  • Discount programs
  • Parental leaves

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioFire Diagnostics’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).