System Engineer | 884899

Revel IT

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Our Pleasanton, CA client has a contract opportunity for a System Engineer.

System Engineer Job Description:

  • The System Integration Engineer II will be part of the system development team focusing on the development of a cutting edge next-generation sequencing (NGS) software, system for IVD assays and applications.
  • The individual will be part of a team tasked with software integration for automation solutions, as well as systems engineering activities for those automation solutions for the NGS platform.


  • Required BS, MS or equivalent experience in engineering, sciences, or related field with thorough technical knowledge; preferred MS
  • Experience working with software, robotic liquid handling instruments, and strong laboratory proficiency
  • Experience working on development of diagnostic devices under strict IVD design control processes, experimental design, versatile laboratory practice, data analysis, and data and concept presentation.
  • Required BS or equivalent with 2-6 years related experience or MS with 2-3 years related experience; preferred MS with 3+ years related experience

The individual responsibilities are:

  • Works hands-on with a strong software/instrument /platform/assay development background to troubleshoot systems, including robotic liquid handling systems, and automated assay protocols, identify opportunities for quality improvements, provide root causes of complex HW-SW-Assay interaction problems, and communicate test results and corrective recommendations to the team.
  • Works independently with general management direction, conduct hands-on laboratory experiments independently, and apply advanced scientific knowledge to complete assigned tasks and projects.
  • Assesses results for applicability, validity, and conformance to Product Requirements.
  • Summarizes experimental results and reviews conclusions with supervisor/project leader.
  • Keeps supervisor/project leader informed of project status, particularly of significant findings and results in critical problem areas.
  • Works closely with external and internal design teams to understand and resolve product performance issues.
    Contributes to feasibility and verification test campaigns.
  • Writes test cases and implements and executes them to verify the hardware, software and system performance.
  • Applies Systems Development methodologies in a regulated IVD project.


  • Expertise in all phases of Systems Development in an IVD environment is required.
  • Expertise in system verification and validation/requirement management/risk management is preferred.
  • Understanding of agile development practices, including incremental systems development is desirable.
  • Software background in hardware/software integration including working with software simulators to mimic system integration is desirable.
  • Expertise in any robotic liquid handling instruments such as Hamilton, Tecan, Agilent, etc. is preferred.
  • Strong laboratory proficiency and experience with molecular techniques and concepts is preferred.
  • Expertise in design and development of Molecular Sample Preparation Automation instruments is desirable.
  • Knowledge of all phases of NGS workflows and data analysis is desirable.
  • Strong interdisciplinary (hardware/software/assay) knowhow is desirable.
  • Experience using automated (SW) testing tools to drive systems integration is desirable.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every qualification. At Revel IT, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You might be the right candidate for this or our other open roles!   

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Revel IT (formerly known as Fast Switch) is one of the fastest-growing, privately held, IT Staffing companies in the nation. Our client base includes 32% of the Fortune 25. We have major offices in Dublin, OH, Phoenix, AZ, Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX and are rapidly expanding into new markets from coast to coast.

  • In addition to standard health and 401k benefits, we offer referral bonuses and training/continuing education opportunities.
  • 5-year client retention: 99%
  • No. 1 supplier with customers: 53%
  • Top 3 supplier with customers: 77%
  • Consultant retention: 94%

Revel IT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Revel IT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.  


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