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Lead Technology Products R&D Scientist and/or Engineer (Full Time)

FTL Labs Corporation Amherst ,MA
  • Posted: 23 days ago
  • $70,000 to $100,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical
Job Description

2020 is a remarkable year for growth at FTL Labs. We have been awarded several Phase I & II SBIR programs that build on our expertise in several areas, including our innovative applications of convolutional neural nets. We are seeking a full-time Lead Technology Products R&D Scientist and/or Engineer with broad science and engineering skills and innovative thinking who works well in a team setting. If you are a creative self-starter, technically innovative, and have excellent writing skills, we are looking for you.

Skills that would be advantageous include, but are not limited to:

  • Understanding and interest in multidisciplinary science including physics, chemistry, and life sciences
  • Interested in developing a business area by writing proposals and reaching out to potential customers
  • Electromechanical system design, assembly, and testing
  • Lead a team of engineers in R&D projects
  • Custom PCB board development
  • Laser and optical system design
  • Mechanical design and fabrication
  • System prototyping and testing
  • Laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, power supplies, and microscopes
  • Self-motivated and goal oriented
  • Fun and easy to work with in a dynamic team

 

Ph. D, Master’s or Bachelor's degree candidates in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience will be considered.

FTL Labs is located in the vibrant intellectual community of western Massachusetts, close to the University of Massachusetts flagship campus and Amherst College. Pay is commensurate with experience. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including excellent health and dental coverage, short and long term disability, life insurance, profit-sharing, and 401k with employer contribution. During the public health emergency all FTL employees are telecommuting, with limited access to the labs as needed. We look forward to returning to our office in Amherst when we can ensure it will not endanger the health or safety of our staff.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please email your resume and 3 references (at least 2 professional contacts) to kristie@ftllabscorp.com and mike@ftllabscorp.com.

Company Description
FTL Labs Corporation is a tight-knit association of Ph.D. scientists and seasoned engineers who work to develop next-generation software and technology products to solve problems for government and industrial clients. FTL personnel have participated in Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs through the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and NASA, and we strive to transition these technologies to the market. We frequently collaborate with both academic and industry leaders, such as UMass Amherst, Northrop Grumman, and Sikorsky. Our work demonstrates innovative thinking in a team setting across a wide range of fields and specialties, including:

- Machine learning, neural nets, and artificial intelligence
- Prototype and product design/engineering
- Electronics interfacing
- Expertise in optics, fuels, ultrasound, acoustics, robotics, and life sciences
- Big data analysis, virtual and augmented reality
- Custom software solutions

FTL Labs Corporation

Why Work Here?

Fun Innovative Team and Great Benefits.

FTL Labs Corporation is a tight-knit association of Ph.D. scientists and seasoned engineers who work to develop next-generation software and technology products to solve problems for government and industrial clients. FTL personnel have participated in Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) programs through the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and NASA, and we strive to transition these technologies to the market. We frequently collaborate with both academic and industry leaders, such as UMass Amherst, Northrop Grumman, and Sikorsky. Our work demonstrates innovative thinking in a team setting across a wide range of fields and specialties, including: - Machine learning, neural nets, and artificial intelligence - Prototype and product design/engineering - Electronics interfacing - Expertise in optics, fuels, ultrasound, acoustics, robotics, and life sciences - Big data analysis, virtual and augmented reality - Custom software solutions

Address

479 West Street
Amherst, MA
USA

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