Zendar is hiring an Research and Development Electronics Lab Technician.
At Zendar, we have developed a high-resolution imaging radar system that allows self driving cars to see through fog, rain and snow. We are a team of electrical engineers, mechanical engineers and researchers developing the next generation of radar technology.
We are looking for an Research and Development Electronics Lab Technician to support our hardware team. You will be responsible for supporting engineering development with prototype assembly and characterization, various product testing, lab maintenance and organization..
Your duties will include:
Assembling hardware units including installing and routing wires, fastening cables and connectors, and mounting circuit boards
Provisioning and testing finished units, including flashing firmware and running QA tests
Assisting with lab operations, including ordering materials, organizing equipment and supplies, and maintaining inventory tracking in spreadsheets and databases.
Building cable assemblies and performing SMT circuit board re-work.
Operating lab equipment including oscilloscopes and thermal test chambers for various tasks including research and hardware troubleshooting
Documentation and improvement of lab processes.
This position will initially be a part-time position working 16-24 hours per week. Working hours can be flexible.
Previous experience working with, handling, assembling, and testing electronics products
Through-hole and surface mount soldering assembly experience
Careful attention to detail
Strong verbal and written communication
Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects in parallel
Ability to work independently with limited supervision
Ability to read and work from schematics, diagrams, and written processes
Familiarity with a Linux environment
Ability to independently diagnose and solve problems
Ability to take ownership of and improve lab management processes
Ability to provide design feedback from a DFA/DFM perspective
Proactive approach to write, update, and maintain written documentation
Experience with mechanical fabrication tools and techniques
Location: Berkeley, CA
Hours: Part time, 16-24 hours per week with flexible scheduling
Lunch and snacks
Growth potential within the company - possible full-time opportunity at a later date