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Job Opportunities

Embedded Software Engineer

What You’ll Get To Do:

• Design hardware for leading imaging systems, taking pictures of atoms

• Develop an open-source Python-based TEM control software for specimen manipulation, data acquisition, visualization and analysis.

• Collaborate with scientists at National Center of Electron Microscopy, Berkeley Lab and other user facilities.

• Perform testing of acquisition software and ZoNexus specimen holders on electron microscopes.

 

Qualifications:

• BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or related field (MS or PhD preferred)

• Strong background in using Python for instrument control, data analysis and visualization

• Strong knowledge of imaging systems and signal processing

• Experience designing a user interface

• Programming skills for motion control and knowledge of basic electronics

• Hands-on experience in assembly of electronic equipment (soldering, etc)

• Demonstrated shipping of a product from concept to production

• Excellent communication and collaboration skills

 

Other desired skills/experience

• Experience communicating with cameras, scanning units, detectors or spectrometers

• Familiarity with acquisition and analysis of 4DSTEM data

• Knowledge of crystallography and materials science

 

Location: Richmond and Berkeley, California. Remote work will also be considered.

Note: This is a full-time, one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal based upon job performance and availability of funds. Candidates should have authorization to work in the US. Recently graduated international students with optional practical training (OPT) may apply. Undergraduate and graduate students with matching skills will also be considered for a summer internship.

 

Contact: Please email jobs@zonexus.com with an informal cover letter and a resume.

 

Mechatronics Intern

What You’ll Get To Do:

Prototype new products and develop controllers and software for electron microscopy tools and accessories.

 

Required Qualifications:

• Associate, Bachelors or Masters student in mechanical engineering, electrical and computer science and engineering, electrical engineering, physics or similar.

• Programming skills for motion control and knowledge of basic electronics.

• Strong background in using 3D CAD programs such as SolidWorks or Fusion 360.

• Hands-on experience in assembly of electronic equipment (soldering, etc).

 

Other desired skills/experience

• Experience with software development (back-end and front-end) using Python

• Experience with product design and prototyping

• Experience and knowledge in vacuum-based systems and their components such as pumps, valves and their controls

• Knowledge about vendors for purchasing parts and materials

• Experience in heat transfer and fluid dynamics calculations

• Experience with cryogenic systems

• Experience with SEMs, FIBs and TEMs

 

Location: Richmond and Berkeley, California.

Note: This is a full-time, 3-month appointment with the possibility of continuation based upon job performance and availability of funds. Candidates should have authorization to work in the US. Recently graduated students may apply.

Contact: Please email jobs@zonexus.com with an informal cover letter and a resume.