The Principal Design Engineer will be responsible for design and development of Qualtre sensor products leading to the release of MEMS sensors to volume manufacturing.

  • This requires expertise in MEMS sensor design, device characterization, data analysis and expert problem solving skills
  • Design and execution of FEA simulations (ANSYS and/or COMSOL)
  • Assess MEMS/IC/Package interactions through experimentation and modeling
  • Drive efficient approaches to product verification in manufacturing

The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:

  • An MS / PhD degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering. PhD preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of MEMS design experience including product development and transition to production
  • Expert understanding of electrical and mechanical engineering fundamentals as demonstrated by past product development responsibilities and successes
  • Working knowledge of MEMS and IC process steps and design interactions.
  • Experience developing and debugging test setups. Labview and MatLab programming skills are a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to create intellectual property  (MEMS/Circuit portfolio, patents, publications).
  • Experience and proven skills in written and oral communication of technical material.
  • Experience and proven skills in technical leadership, including coordination of multi-team member efforts.
  • An ability to work effectively, create solutions, and achieve success under the constraints of a start-up company environment.
  • Additionally, familiarity with the use of inertial sensors for navigation, gaming, image stabilization, automotive, military or other uses within consumer electronics is a plus.

Qualtre offers a competitive compensation package, including stock options. The position will be based in Marlborough, MA and will involve occasional domestic and international travel.

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