Career | Sr. Electronics Technician (R&D) | Element Science

Sr. Electronics Technician (R&D)

Element Science

San Francisco, CA, US

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Industry: MedTech
  • Post Date: 03/15/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 200 Kansas Street, Suite 210, San Francisco, CA 94103, US

About Element Science

Element Science is a San-Francisco based medical device and digital health start-up that develops lifesaving wearable solutions designed to deliver an outstanding experience.

Job Description

The Sr. Electronics Technician will be part of the electrical engineering team and help enable hardware development of life saving biomedical products. This individual will work on multiple aspects of development including board bring up, rework, characterization, test setups, and lab management.


  • Support construction of test equipment that include assembly and wiring.
  • Perform benchtop testing including interpretation of results.
  • Trouble shoot potential setup errors.
  • Perform soldering and rework on printed circuit boards (PCBs).
  • Manage procurement of lab equipment including vendor management, shipping, and storage.
  • Order materials and maintain an organized, clean lab environment.
  • Provide support for engineers.
  • Suggest ideas to help solve issues.


  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school.
  • 4+ years experience in similar role working on complex electronic products.
  • Practical knowledge of electrical circuits, components, and schematics.
  • High proficiency using test equipment (e.g. oscilloscopes, benchtop meters, power supplies).
  • Experience debugging analog and digital electronics.
  • Ability to be flexible and responsive.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Self motivated, responsible, and enjoys learning.
  • Soldering experience with fine pitch components.
  • Good understanding on how to work safely and efficiently in the lab.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) with coworkers and external vendors.


Element Science offers a very competitive salary and benefits package including, but not limited to:

  • Stock Options
  • 90% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Company-paid Basic Life Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan (Traditional and Roth)
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • FSA (Flexible Spending Accounts)
  • HSA (Health Savings Account)
  • Employee Assistance Program through PEO
  • The salary for this exempt-level position will be based on experience and qualifications within an established pay range.
  • Salary Range: $75,000 - $90,000.

Element Science is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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