Element Science

San Francisco, CA, US

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Industry: MedTech
  • Post Date: 09/12/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 200 Kansas Street, Suite 210, San Francisco, CA , 94103

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

About Element Science: We develop technologies at the intersection of wearable devices, precision medicine, and life-saving therapeutics. Our first product – funded by Google Ventures and Third Rock Ventures – aims to redefine treatment of sudden cardiac death. Come join our growing team of engineers, successful entrepreneurs, and medical device professionals if you are interested in making a real difference in patients' lives and shaping the future of med tech in Silicon Valley.


The Senior Electrical Reliability Engineer strives to ensure PCBAs, subassemblies, and final products fulfill their intended function without failure. This position serves as a subject matter expert in the resolution of failures encountered in testing, production, and in the field.


  • Assess the reliability of PCBAs, subassemblies, and final products for their intended function.

  • Perform failure analysis and propose corrective action for issues encountered in testing, production, and in the field.

  • Participate in design for reliability reviews to identify potential risks and mitigation strategies.

  • Analyze production and field data to drive reliability improvements.

  • Provide mentorship to team members.

  • Continuously improve engineering practices.


  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE). 5+ years of relevant engineering experience.

  • Proficiency in reliability assessment methodologies including HALT, HASS, ESS.

  • Expertise in failure analysis from system level down to component level through analysis of hardware schematics and layout.

  • Knowledge of PCB fabrication and assembly process.

  • Familiarity with lab equipment including oscilloscope, power supply, loads, signal generator, multimeter.

  • Well-versed in risk management tools including Hazard Analysis, DFMEA, PFMEA.

  • Soldering/Assembly skills a plus.


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: $140,000 - $160,000

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. 

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.  We are not able to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job.  

At this time, we are unable to offer relocation assistance at Element Science. 

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