Manufacturing Technician-6 month Contract to Hire opportunity-Santa Clara, Ca

Overview:

To help create the future of surgery, we are building a best-in-class team and are looking for an experienced Manufacturing Technician. This role is a tremendous opportunity to work on a surgical robotic platform that will require creative and innovative approaches to problem solving while interfacing with Electrical, Mechanical, Quality and Manufacturing engineers all contributing to the project. Individuals will be engaged in the design and documentation of test fixtures, cabling and electrical and electro-mechanical subassemblies. This role will appeal to individuals who are hands-on; as they will build, assemble, test and characterize electronic prototype assemblies, breadboard circuit assemblies, printed circuit assemblies, cable assemblies, and various subsystems of the robotic platform.

Core Job Responsibilities – (Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following):

  • Assemble products in accordance with standard work instructions, MPIs, and prints
  • Tests functional performance of completed assemblies using established procedures and test protocols
  • Operate, maintain, and set up production equipment and fixtures
  • Facilitate preparation work such as line clearance, cycle counting and verifying equipment maintenance and calibrations dates.
  • Perform inspections, repairs or reworks of their own and/or other’s work
  • Ensure accuracy of documentation. Initiate basic material requests. Report quality or efficiency issues as needed
  • Maintain accuracy of material transactions and cycle count raw material, sub-assemblies and work-in-progress material on the line. Accurately determine and report shortages to the Production Supervisor
  • Follow all corporate, regulatory, safety and production policies and procedures
  • Assist engineers to build, assemble, test and characterize electronic prototype assemblies, breadboard circuit assemblies, printed circuit assemblies, cable assemblies, subsystems of the robotic platform
  • Troubleshoot failures to module or component level, and clearly document/communicate issues to engineers
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned

Required Experiences and Qualifications:

  • Preferred: AA or AS degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 2 year technical degree or equivalent experience or training.
  • 3 years of minimum experience as a technician for a medical device company or complex electromechanical capital equipment manufacturer.
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Familiarity with anti-static/ESD principles and controls.
  • Comprehension in reading mechanical drawings and technical writing.
  • Ability to understand detailed schematics, system interconnect diagrams, and test procedures.
  • Adept at working in group settings or individually with minimal supervision.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Has a positive attitude and is flexible to changes in work assignment.
  • Trade school, junior college certification in appropriate program or military specialist training (preferred)
  • Preferred: ERP experience (SAP or QAD)
  • Proficient in inventory tracking and order fulfillment systems.
  • Strong understanding of shipping and receiving, inventory management and dispensing of materials in a GMP regulated environment.
  • Demonstrate ability to exercise sound independent judgment with minimal supervision.
  • Basic computer skills such as Outlook, Microsoft Word/Excel are required maintaining accurate records and files.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted during work.
  • Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.

Pay Rate-30-35/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Strategy Director- Contract -San Francisco, Ca

This role will attune to current product and organizational capabilities, understand competitive technology positioning and growth opportunities, generate timelines, estimate budget and resource requirements to execute our strategy and provide our teams with a clear perspective on the market needs and value proposition for company products. You’ll work closely with existing commercial and executive leadership, as well as partner leadership, and work closely in the US and Suwon, South Korea, to propose and implement our strategy.

You are organized, positive, creative, analytical, and focused on allocating and aligning resources to serve the best interest of all stakeholders at all times. This is a hands-on, execution-focused role: You maintain a strong long-term vision that aligns with the company strategy and help articulate and move that vision forward across Joyent teams, Samsung leadership and our users and partners. This role shall initiate, plan and execute a 5 and 10 year vision and beyond.

Responsibilities:

As with any fast-growing company, day-to-day responsibilities will span across the various phases of management and include deep interaction with department heads, product & finance leadership, and current & prospective users or partners.

  • Research technology and market trends, internal Samsung technology and product initiatives, develop insights into what is possible, and uncover strategic opportunities and optimizations.
  • Collaborate and generate company and departmental roadmaps based on customers needs and market opportunities, in coordination with Samsung leadership.
  • Update, Revise and Track Short Term and Long Term Goals aligned across company
  • Optimize and Organize complete company operations and target deliverables to align with short and long term strategy
  • Analyze market trends and competitive intelligence to generate business plans and forecasts.
  • Work closely President and CFO to reach consensus across key decision areas, roadmaps or resource allocation.
  • Plan and execute business strategy & goals in coordination with and consistently within budget.

You are a hands-on leader who can execute and evangelize a game-changing vision for Joyent’s employees, partners and end users. In this role, you will iron out highly complex problems, gain insight into customer challenges and business goals to increase Joyent’s adoption across our customer base. You will be key to evolving our value chain in the marketplace to impact our top-line growth and profitability.

Requirements

An outstanding candidate will have prior experience of in cloud services and technologies and a track record of strategic corporate and business development success.  

  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Executive Presence
  • A Business or Masters Degree in Business, or Technology-related field.
  • 5+ years of successful experience in a management role
  • Advanced knowledge of cloud infrastructure and services products; IAAS, SAAS, PAAS
  • Strong analytical, decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Strong Financial Forecasting, Reporting, Processes and Controls background
  • Experience managing a large P&L and staff
  • Flexible Travel and Work Schedule, including trans-Pacific travel and virtual meeting schedules
  • Strong Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • A track record of leadership through influence, solid people management skills, and the experience to know the difference
  • Ability to attract and retain talented team members to execute our company vision.
  • Strong operational and/or management consulting background.

Duration: Contract to Hire

Pay Rate- DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

API Backend Engineer- SF Bay Area-1 year Contract

Position Overview:
The team is building an API gateway and clients to unify access to our data
platform and provide a consistent entry point making it easy and efficient for any
data consumers. The API exposes a single GraphQL endpoint that expresses
relationships between several discrete data platform entities and provides a query
language that allows selective and efficient data retrieval with a strongly typed
schema focusing on documentation and discoverability.

Responsibilities:
● Collaborate with partner team(s) to integrate their APIs into our Elasticsearch
indexes and GraphQL schema and implementation with an eye for UI and
programmatic use cases.
● Iteratively produce high quality, tested, and maintainable software.
● Participate in code reviews.
● Produce documentation for other team members and users.

Requirements:
● 5+ years of experience in building large scale distributed applications.
● Significant experience with backend Java development. Experience with
Python and/or Node is preferred.
● Experience building and interacting with RESTful and GraphQL services.
● Experience with Elasticsearch.
● Experience with Kafka is preferred.

Pay Rate-up to $145/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

IT Support-Healdsburg, Ca Contract to Hire

Your Role:

As an IT Support Technician, you will be part of the team that proactively maintains our clients’ computer environments by analyzing requirements, resolving problems, and installing hardware and software solutions. You will be responsible for the administration and internal support of our clients’ PCs, printers, servers, and related equipment. Daily tasks include end-user support, performing PC maintenance, upgrades and configurations, and installations. Work is done primarily by phone, email, and on-site visits.

The ideal candidate will have:

* At least 3 years PC, Networking troubleshooting/repair, and cabling experience and have at least two current certifications.

* Associates degree in Computer Technology or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

* Good customer service skills and communication skills. Likes customer interaction.

* Prior job experience in customer service.

* Great documentation skills of all activities conducted.

* Reliable transportation.

* An outgoing personality with exceptional customer service skills.

REQUIREMENTS:

* Working knowledge of Windows 8/10, Server 2012, Server 2016, Office 2013/2019.

* Experience in business networking, LAN, WAN, wireless and CAT5/6 cabling.

* The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing requirements.

* The ability to manage, maintain, troubleshoot and support user networks, equipment, software and services remotely and onsite.

* The ability to analyze remote monitoring reports to identify capacity and performance issues and remediate them promptly.

* Knowledge on virtual environments and RDP /RDS.

* A+, Network+, CCNA, MCSA MCP, MCSE certification preferred

* Knowledge of networking solutions including firewall, VPN and VLANs preferred.

* Knowledge of wireless technologies.

* Technical documentation experience for Administrators and End-Users.

* A commitment to developing and delivering top professional service to the End-Users.

* A commitment to the development and implementation of proactive/preventative measures.

* Excellent awareness of, and ability to keep current on, existing and emerging network technologies.

Pay Rate-DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

IQC Inspector Role-Medical Device-Contract

 Overview:

The IQC Inspector is responsible for performing incoming, first article and related activities. The candidate will utilize SAP to document Quality transactions as well as assist in compiling and trending quality data. 

 Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform inspections of purchased parts and subassemblies  according to specifications or standards using standard physical, mechanical and/ or electrical measurements.
  • Accurately document the results of the inspections and testing in SAP and on data sheets/forms as applicable.
  • Maintain all controlled document files and test records in a timely and accurate manner.
  •  Handle materials in accordance to procedures and prevent mix-ups, damage or other adverse effects.
  • Communicate inspection results to engineers and others  
  • Initiate and process Non-Conforming Material Reports when required.
  • Evaluate problems and make initial recommendations for possible corrective action to supervise.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Quality Management team.
  • Perform Gage R& R studies requested by engineers and others 

 Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Minimum HS diploma and practical experience.  AA or AS degree preferred.
  • 3+ years Quality Control experience in Receiving Inspection is preferred.
  • Previous work experience in a medical device or other related regulated industry is highly desirable.
  • Ability to read and comprehend engineering drawings and schematics.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Document Practices. 
  • Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance is highly desirable  
  • Working knowledge of measurement instruments.
  • Proficient using microscopes, visons systems (e.g. MicroVu, Smartscope, Optical Comparator) and conventional handheld inspections tools (i.e. calipers, micrometers, gage blocks etc.) 
  • Experience with CMM systems and electrical measurements a plus.
  • Must be able to work independently, prioritize activities and communicate well.
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Office Suite.
  • Previous experience with SAP preferred
  • Ability to work in a regulated environment in compliance to ISO 13485 and 21 CFR 820.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.

Pay Rate-DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

JR. IQC- Medical Device Co.-Contract-Fremont, Ca

                                                                             Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

•Responsible for ensuring company products are in compliance with internal and external specifications by performing a variety of routine and non-routine inspections and evaluations.

•Perform in-process and incoming quality control inspection activities.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

•Performs varied product inspections, generally of finished goods, components, incoming materials or new products, by observing, measuring and recording data prior to their release to the next processing step(s).

•Compares inspection results to defined requirements or specifications and documents differences found. Accepts, rejects items based on established guidelines.

•Compiles and inputs data and documents findings.

•Identifies workmanship defects and recommends corrective action.

•Ensures proper disposition of defective products.

•Informs management of scheduling and quality problems as they arise.

•Participates in Nonconforming Material activities relating to materials which do not pass inspection.

•Maintain records in support of the continuous supplier assessment program for applicable goods and services purchased by the company.

•Performs packaging and labeling inspections.

•Performs DHR review of Final products.

•Responsible for training new and other employees as assigned. 

•Performs other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

•High School diploma and/or 2 – 4 years of related experience; and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•Knowledge of GMP concepts and procedures required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES .

•Communications Skills:  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to fellow employees.

•Quantitative Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers.

•Computer Skills: Basic data entry into Excel and Word.

Pay Rate-25-30/hr.

Location: Fremont, Ca

Hours: 5:30am to 2pm

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

Technical Support-Contract to Hire-Pleasant Hill, Ca

Responsibilities:
• Monitor daily operations
• Troubleshoot and solve issues that arise
• Provide customer technical assistance with software
• Resolve issues for clients via phone or electronically
• Track daily operations issues and resolutions
• Track customer issues and resolutions
• IT projects as assigned

Qualifications:
• Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills.
• Positive and professional demeanor.
• Working knowledge of billing requirements for commercial and government payors a plus.

Technical expertise:
• Working knowledge of network, Windows server, desktop operating systems, and VLAN.
• Scripting tools, batch files, and Microsoft DOS.
• Other PC based software, specifically FTP clients and Text Editors, File management, MS Excel, MS Word and MS Access.
• Database and logic skills. Exposure to programming is a plus.
• Experience with ASC X12 HIPAA EDI transactions (837I, 837P, 835) or understanding ok.

Pay Rate-$23-25/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

System Verification Engineer-Contract-Santa Clara, Ca

The engineer will manage and own projects, as well as support other engineers in test and equipment development activities.  The individual should have strong communication skills as they will work closely with engineers from all functional teams; including R&D, Systems, Quality engineering, and external vendors. The engineer will document the test equipment and systems in accordance with FDA design control processes (21 CFR820.30) and IEC 62304.

Key Responsibilities:

·       Design and develop test protocols, support other engineers in test development.

·       Design, prototype, qualify, and document test fixtures, equipment, and systems.

·       Develop software test scripts (primarily in Python).

·       Work closely with Systems Integration, R&D, and Quality engineering to ensure tests and equipment meets internal customer needs. Communicate plans to technical and non-technical leadership.

·       Manage technicians and vendors to support test protocol and equipment goals.

Qualifications:

·       B.S. in Engineering or other applicable technical degree required

·       Breadth of knowledge across engineering fields (electrical, mechanical, software), with domain expertise in at least one area is preferred.

·       Ability to prioritize tasks from different engineers/managers, demonstrate good time management skills, and communicate clearly is required.

·       Experience developing and executing test method validation and equipment qualification is preferred

·       Experience in test equipment design, prototyping, and qualification is preferred.

·       Medical device or similar regulated industry (e.g. automotive, aerospace) experience is preferred

·       Proficiency in technical writing and good documentation practices is required.

·       Robotics or electro-mechanical experience is preferred.

Pay Rate-50-80 DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

RTL Verification Engineer- 6 month contract San Francisco, CA

Develop and maintain RTL simulation and regression tests for FPGAs.

Develop BFM’s and simulation test benches, and maintain automatic regression tests.

Responsible for implementing FPGA regression tests, reporting and tracking bugs, and FPGA release tracking.

Help lead the simulation/verification infrastructure.

Support the development of a hardware-based regression/continuous integration setup.

Requirements

5+ years of professional experience.

Familiarity with SystemVerilog, SystemVerilog assertions, and SystemVerilog constrained randomization.

Experience with Python or similar scripting languages such as tcl, bash, csh, or Perl.

Extensive experience in either FPGA or ASIC verification (or both)

Experience with C/C++, SystemVerilog DPI, and related software build tools (GNU gcc/make)

Bonus

Experience in UVM (or OVM/VMM/AVM/Specman)

Experience with existing regression tools, to automatically track bugs (e.g., coverage aggregation tools or similar)

Pay Rate-65-80/hr. DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

FPGA Engineer-Contract-San Francisco, Ca

Role

  • Lead a rapid prototype team to architect design, develop, and test RTL based digital communication system solutions for our Software-Defined Radio system.
  • Work with the system, hardware, and software groups to define, architect, develop, verify, and release RTL based DSP IP logic blocks.
  • Architect, Design, develop, integrate, and debug IP blocks using a mixture of software and hardware languages.
  • Simulation and hardware validation of large design, including lab, debug, and internal user support.
  • Deploy and maintain acceleration solutions to meet significant reliability and service level requirements.

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or equivalent technical degree
  • Demonstrated experience in ASIC / FPGA life cycle (architecture, design, simulation, verification, validation, integration & test)
  • Strong proficiency with Verilog (preferably SystemVerilog) for both synthesis and verification
  • Hardware debug experience, including familiarity with tools such as the oscilloscope, logic analyzer, protocol analyzer (SPI, CAN, Ethernet or similar)
  • Demonstrated experience in digital communications (spread spectrum modulation, synchronization, fading, doppler, multiple access, channel capacity, and beamforming with mitigation strategies)
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of digital design fundamentals.
  • Strong competence of FPGA tooling including synthesis, building, timing analysis and simulation.
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to author technical specifications, and procedures.
  • Don’t meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria.

Bonus

  • Knowledge of space-grade/qualified FPGAs and ASICs.
  • Knowledge of Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) design and development processes.
  • Start-up experience. Demonstrate ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Duration: up to 6 months

Pay-$80-95/hr. DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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