Careers

Careers2020-08-10T11:08:40-07:00

iota is developing a platform for the future of bioelectronic medicine. We are looking for talented, motivated, and innovative individuals to join our team in Berkeley, CA. To apply for positions below, please send your resume to hiring@iota.bio.

Lead Analog/Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit and System Engineer

iota Biosciences, Inc., a Berkeley-based medical device start-up developing novel bioelectronic diagnostics and therapies, is looking to hire a highly motivated engineer to design cutting edge integrated circuits and systems.
Responsibilities

  • Lead a team designing, validating, and taping out complex integrated systems for implantable medical devices
  • Collaborate with other IC designers and with mechanical, industrial, and systems engineers to design a system meeting the needs of all stakeholders
  • Shape and direct the short- and long-term ASIC development at Iota Biosciences, including contributing to building a team
  • Top-to-bottom circuit design, from architectural decisions down to transistor-level design with an emphasis on creating components as part of a larger system
  • Write specifications for analog and digital portions of integrated circuits
  • Behavioral modeling to model and validate architectures and circuit blocks
  • Transistor-level design of blocks including AC-DC converters, DC-DC converters, analog front-ends, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters, references and bias circuits, LDOs, etc.
  • Run simulations to validate design and integration
  • Define bench-top test plans and verify circuit performance
  • Testing and debugging chips after they return from fabrication

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: PhD or MSEE with 2+ years in related area of expertise
  • Familiarity with Cadence or Mentor Graphics tools for analog design and simulation
  • Familiarity with band-gap references, bias circuits, amplifiers, switched-capacitor circuits, LDOs, feedback and compensation techniques
  • Experience in system design and simulation using C / MATLAB / Verilog-AMS
  • Experience with mixed-signal design and verification
  • Significant familiarity with low-power designs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of energy harvesting communication devices, like RFID
  • Familiarity with low-power AC-DC and DC-DC on-chip power conversion
  • Experience with low bandwidth sensor interface design
  • Experience with oscilloscopes, FPGAs, microcontrollers, signal generations, and other test equipment for validation and testing of analog and mixed-signal designs
  • Experience designing biomedical electronics
  • Familiarity with CentOS7/RHEL 7 Linux

To apply, please email hiring@iota.bio

Lead Digital Integrated Circuit Designer

iota Biosciences, Inc., a Berkeley-based medical device start-up developing novel bioelectronic diagnostics and therapies, is looking to hire a highly motivated engineer with skills in digital design and synthesis.

Responsibilities

  • Specification for digital portions of integrated circuits and systems
  • Working with analog and system IC designers to understand top-level requirements of the digital components of a mixed-signal chip
  • Develop RTL to execute required digital functions
  • Full digital flow, from functional requirements to layout, and eventually tape-out
  • Writing test benches for verification and functional validation
  • Define bench-top test plans and verify performance and functionality
  • Test and debug chips after they return from fabrication.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: PhD or MSEE with 2+ years in related area of expertise
  • Significant experience in digital description: Verilog / VHDL
  • Experience with one scripting language (TCL, Python, Perl, Shell scripts)
  • System design and simulation using C / MATLAB / Verilog with an emphasis on digital/analog boundary
  • Experience with mixed-signal simulations, Verilog-AMS test benches
  • Understanding of digital flow – RTL simulation and verification, logic synthesis, timing and power analysis, back annotation and verification, and functional equivalence checking
  • Experience with P&R

Preferred Qualifications

  • Significant familiarity with low-power logic synthesis
  • Experience with Synopsys or Cadence digital tool flow
  • Experience with mixed-signal design and verification
  • Working experience with oscilloscopes, FPGAs, microcontrollers, signal generators for validation and testing of digital and mixed-signal designs
  • Previous experience designing biomedical electronics
  • Familiarity with CentOS7/RHEL 7 Linux

To apply, please email hiring@iota.bio

Electrical Systems Engineer

iota Biosciences, Inc., a Berkeley-based medical device company is looking to hire a highly-motivated engineer with skills in embedded hardware, software, and system design.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to system specifications and design of hardware systems.
  • Design and develop electrical hardware systems which include implantable components and new ultrasound technology
  • Prototype new hardware systems and work with cross-functional teams to perform system evaluation and testing.
  • Support manufacturing and process development teams to bring successful designs to production.
  • Contribute to design of analog/digital systems utilizing MCU and FPGA

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S., M.S., or PhD in electrical engineering, computer science, or other related field.
  • Experience working with FPGAs and a hardware description language (VHDL or Verilog).
  • Experience with verification methodologies, RTL and gate level simulation and debug
  • Hands on experience with lab debug equipment, such as oscilloscopes and logic analyzer
  • Experience with microcontrollers, embedded development, and programming languages.
  • Fluent with C in embedded and standard computer architectures.
  • Experience in initial system bring-up, debugging, and test

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience with PCB design.
  • Experience analyzing root cause, design debugging, and problem solving with engineering test equipment
  • Experience in scripting languages, such as Python and MATLAB, for instrument automation and data analysis
  • Experience in or strong interest for working in medical devices or life sciences industry
  • Knowledge of ISO 13485 medical device regulations and FDA design controls

To apply, please email hiring@iota.bio

Our Mission

iota Biosciences is dedicated to transforming how doctors monitor and treat disease by advancing our understanding of how bioelectronics can interact with the human nervous system. Building on award-winning “neural dust” technology developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, iota is building a platform for the future of bioelectronic medicine.

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