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Mechatronics Engineer (FT)

Cambridge, MassachusettsFull-time
About the Job
Are you someone who looks for creative solutions at every opportunity? Do you like to experiment, test, and iterate to find better solutions for everyday problems?  Do you see engineering as an artform?
AcousticaBio is seeking an innovative and highly motivated Mechatronics Engineer to join our team in Cambridge, MA at the beginning of our first product design and development phase. This role will be tasked with working with a small team of creative minds to handle internal and external development of our proprietary microparticle production platform. This is an excellent opportunity for an engineer join us at a critical stage of growth and become a key member of our initial team. 
About Us
AcousticaBio is an advanced manufacturing startup solving the greatest challenges in life sciences and beyond using our proprietary fluid processing technology. Currently, AcousticaBio is focusing on using this system to revolutionize antibody infusion administration and improving the clinical care of millions of patients. The company has achieved significant traction and has been awarded a NovoNordisk Golden Ticket at Lab Central, Amgen mentorship through M2D2, and support from Harvard through the Blavatnik Biomedical Accelerator. 
Responsibilities include:
  • Designing, developing, and implementing a novel, proprietary microparticle production platform.
  • Building highly functional rapid prototypes for internal review and testing
  • Thinking creatively and analytically to develop comprehensive design solutions
  • Driving early phases of product development, including but not limited to defining system and hardware requirements, generating concepts, detailed design, assembly, and testing
  • Closely collaborating with the Biomaterials team to ensure design functionality and implementing feedback
  • Working with external partners and advisors

  • Degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, system engineering, or a related technical degree
  • 2-3 years of professional experience working on innovative projects
  • Passion and interest in the field of microfluidics, fluid dispensing, or advanced manufacturing
  • High level of CAD proficiency, preferably in SolidWorks
  • Experience with rapid prototyping and mechanical assembly
  • Experience with electronic assembly and system design
  • Proven track record of creating and implementing robust, elegant, and innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Open to pursing multiple paths to get to the best solution
  • Strong communication, teamwork, and people skills
  • Able to handle multiple projects at once with a high level of understanding
  • A hands-on, get things done mindset
  • Enthusiasm, a willingness to learn, and a positive attitude
Bonus Skills:
  • Experience with signal processing of industrial ultrasound technology is a big plus
  • Box/rackmount system build and design experience helpful
  • Experience with a programming language such as C++, Python, etc
Who are we looking for?
A builder/maker/doer/creative thinker. If you grew up playing with legos (or you still play with them), built your own treehouse, cycled or backpacked the world, repaired your motorcycle, assembled your own computer, got your brewing system controlled via a Raspberry Pi, play a musical instrument, acting class or drawing or painting decks or canvas…anything that gives you joy out of making something – this job and team are for you.
Salary and Perks
  • Base salary $70-90k
  • Competitive equity and sign-on bonus package
  • Flexible schedule
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Premium coverage for medical and dental plans
  • Yearly bonus
Location: Cambridge, MA, with the potential for a hybrid schedule
At AcousticaBio we value diversity and see creating an inclusive environment as vital to our success. Valuing each unique voice and blending our diverse skillsets strengthens our capacity for innovation and brings us closer to our shared goals. We support our team members bringing their authentic selves to work and aim to have equity be a key component of AcousticaBio's culture. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
If you see yourself at AcousticaBio please apply, even if you don't check every box. Help us build an inclusive team that will change life sciences and beyond.
    About Us

    AcousticaBio is an advanced manufacturing company solving the greatest challenges in life sciences and beyond. Our technology revolutionizes fluid processing at the microscale and is particularly well suited for processing stem cells and monoclonal antibodies, overcoming limitations of the current manufacturing technologies. For our initial market launch, we are aiming at improving clinical care of millions of patients by revolutionizing antibody infusions and making them accessible via subcutaneous injection, turning medications that normally require long, costly hospital visits into a simple, self-administered injection that patients can do from the comfort of their home. The company has achieved significant traction and has been awarded a NovoNordisk Golden Ticket at Lab Central, Amgen mentorship through M2D2, and support from Harvard through the Blavatnik Biomedical accelerator.