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Paradromics is building the first high-bandwidth brain machine interface. Our technology will enable a new generation of neural prosthetics, with the fundamental goal of changing how neurological conditions are treated.

We are looking for talented scientists and engineers to join our team. If the positions below don't match your area of expertise, we'd still love to hear from you. Please send us a cover letter and resume to careers@paradromics.com.


Director, Intellectual Property

Paradromics is looking for an in-house IP professional to work with our management and technical teams to further develop and implement a business-oriented IP strategy. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is excited to join a team of leading scientists and engineers. Competitive salary + equity package offered, with flexibility and the opportunity to work on an historic project.

  • Responsibilities
    • Strengthen Paradromics’s patent portfolio through strategic patent preparation and prosecution, and manage our existing and future patent portfolio throughout the patent lifecycle.
    • Analyze IP landscapes, including risk-assessment and freedom to operate.
    • Review, draft and negotiate a broad range of IP-related agreements and contracts including university licensing agreements, joint development agreements, contract research agreements and government funding agreements.
    • Serve as legal advisor on business-related transactions, including fundraising, contract drafting and review.
    • Participate as team member, offer thought leadership, and manage outside counsel.
  • Requirements
    • B.S. degree and/or advanced degree in Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science.
    • J.D. from a highly respected law school and admission to a state bar.
    • Admission to practice before the USPTO.
    • At least 4 years of patent attorney experience with reputable, highly rated law firms and/or technical or biotech companies.
    • Excellent patent preparation and prosecution skills, with experience in managing patent prosecution.
    • Comprehensive understanding of intellectual property case law, rules and regulations.
    • Ability to understand complex technical systems and comfort with basic concepts in: machine learning, electrical engineering, and biology.
    • Exposure to startup companies a plus.

In addition, the successful applicatant must be willing to relocate to Austin, TX, with the Paradromics Team at the end of 2018.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to careers@paradromics.com.

EOE M/F/H/V


Mechatronics Engineer

This position entails working on a wide variety of problems including biomedical device implants and their supporting surgical instruments, creating custom manufacturing equipment, vacuum chambers/systems, and optomechanical systems. The right candidate will have a very strong fundamental understanding of designing, producing and integrating electromechanical systems and be capable of applying those skills to new problems with the support of a top-notch team. Strong teamwork and communication skills are a must in addition to excellent analytical and creative abilities. The successful candidate must also be willing to relocate to Austin, TX with the rest of the Paradromics team at the end of 2018.

  • Key Qualifications
    • Rapid prototyping experience of both mechanical and electrical systems e.g. machining, 3D printing, breadboarding, custom PCB.
    • Hands-on experience designing, fabricating and debugging high resolution (< 10 µm precision) electromechanical systems including sensors and actuators while accounting for rigidity, feedback, vibration, etc.
    • Experience applying control theory to real systems ie. PID control, Kalman filters, etc.
    • Automated systems programming experience.
  • Additional Qualifications
    • Gas and fluid dynamics experience, both theoretically and hands-on i.e. pumps, valves, chambers, seals.
    • Optical systems experience i.e. laser scanning, motorized focus control, etc.
    • Machine vision.

In addition, the successful applicatant must be willing to relocate to Austin, TX, with the Paradromics Team at the end of 2018.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to careers@paradromics.com.

EOE M/F/H/V


Entry-level engineer: Maker and Tester

Paradromics is looking for an early stage scientist/engineer to join our core hardware and fabrication team full time. While every day is different, we are looking for an individual who can support our engineering team on a day to day basis and enjoys building fascinating things. The job will be a healthy mix of ad hoc construction of laboratory apparatus, process development, small scale manufacturing, and performance characterization. Ideally this person has some experience working in a precision laboratory environment. Excellent hand skills, strict attention to detail and keeping of accurate lab records is critical. The ideal candidate will be able to take devices from ordering material all the way to prototype testing. In the process, the candidate is expected to contribute to optimization, SOPs and technical and process related feedback. Please be ready to discuss a few things that you have made.

  • Required Skills and Qualifications
    • Eligible to work in the U.S.
    • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, physics or engineering.
  • Organized and capable of multi-tasking and time management.
    • Comfort with at least three of following: 3D printing, CNC milling, PCB design, soldering, microcontrollers, acid-base titration, wirebonding, photolithography.
    • Experience with basic data analysis (Excel, MATLAB, etc.).
    • Experience with CAD design.

In addition, the successful applicatant must be willing to relocate to Austin, TX, with the Paradromics Team at the end of 2018.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to careers@paradromics.com.

EOE M/F/H/V