Senior Engineer / Director of Development

3Brain AG

Pfäffikon SZ
  • Publication date:

    28 September 2022
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment

Senior Engineer / Director of Development

3Brain AG
Einsiedlerstrasse 30
8820 Wädenswil
Zürich, Switzerland

Senior Engineer / Director of


Job Offer

The Company

3Brain AG is a Swiss deep tech company working on cell-electronic interfaces
that link biological networks to computers via custom-made semiconductor
microchips. Our mission is to empower life scientists to probe intelligent
networks, accelerate biomedical discoveries for the benefit of patients, and
create a future more exciting than the present. Our interdisciplinary team of
scientists and engineers are constantly pushing the boundaries of engineering
for life’s complexities. We are ambitious, fast-growing and love to explore. The
company is headquartered in Switzerland nearby Zurich, has a R&D office in
Genova, Italy, and has installed its cutting-edge products in laboratories and
pharma companies worldwide.
More info: .

Job description

For the next expansion step, 3Brain is looking for a Senior Engineer or Director
of Development and Production. The ideal candidate has the industry
experience and is now ready to make a career step up into leading a small team
of talented female and male engineers. We are an equal opportunity employer
and strongly encourage female candidates to apply for leading positions.
She/He will join the management team to ensure corporate objectives are met
and will lead the embedded device development team as well as supervise the
production of 3Brain’s systems. The successful candidate will have a passion for
learning on the job and a commitment to creating products that make a
difference. She/He will help plan and design the future products of 3Brain and
work closely with our chief of engineering.
A non-exhaustive list of responsibilities includes:

  • Lead the design team from the definition of product architecture to its
    design and implementation.

  • Coordinate and manage the R&D teams, including electronics, firmware,
    mechanics, and production teams.

  • Plan milestones and budgets for development and production.

  • Manage and optimize the production and its processes.

  • Communicate with external R&D partners, suppliers and manufacturers.

  • Develop and coordinate production testing.

  • Monthly, quarterly KPI results and gap consolidation.

Required Qualifications

  • Please apply even if you do not perfectly match all the requirements, this is
    a specialised position where the right candidate and learning attitude is
    more important than checking all the boxes

  • MSc/PhD in Electronics with 7+ years of industrial experience in modern
    FPGA-based or Microprocessor-based embedded system design.

  • Expert understanding of mechanics and electronics processes and
    workflows and co-integration into a product.

  • Expert understanding of production-related processes and workflows.
    Strong dedication to delivering exceptional and memorable products.

  • You must be a detail-oriented, self-motivated and enthusiastic engineer
    capable of working well under deadline situations.

  • Great team spirit, high technical skills and passion to lead and guide a
    group of engineers in a fast-paced environment.

  • Initiative, independence, and ability to communicate and work effectively
    with other team members in a multicultural and international

  • Fluency in English.

Additional Qualifications

  • Fluency in German.

  • Firmware design (C/VHDL) is a plus

  • Knowledge of Matlab and/or Python is a plus

What We Offer

  • A dynamic and stimulating work environment driven by a desire to build
    transformational technologies to help others.

  • A young, fast-growing company with plenty of opportunities for personal
    growth and development.

  • Great challenges and adventures in both technical and economical fields.

  • Working place: Pfäffikon, Switzerland .It is a beautiful lakeside village just
    outside of Zurich, the country’s main cultural, financial and business

To apply send your CV and short motivation letter to ,subject:
Director of Development and Production.