Rapid blood diagnostics through deep learning. We're primarily targeted at bringing new, powerful tools to oncology patients through modern Machine Learning. We are FDA cleared and rapidly scaling our customer base.

Systems Engineer

$90k - $130k0.00% - 0.30%

Mountain view, CA
Job Type
1+ years
About Athelas

Athelas is a Sequoia funded biotech startup working on modern, point-of-care diagnostics using Machine Learning. Our main product is an FDA cleared device for immunoresponse monitoring. We're scaling deployments rapidly across the country, and our customer base includes major pharmaceutical companies. If you're interested in modernizing healthcare and working at the intersection of machine learning and healthcare, we are the right place for you.

Athelas is a small, creative, and hard-working team and we're looking for individuals with a founder-type mentality to join us.

About the role

Skills: Python, Linux


Athelas released the pioneering Athelas One immune-monitor to the US market in January 2019, empowering patients to monitor their blood counts and seek lifesaving clinical interventions. The leader at the intersection of AI and blood, Athelas augments elegant hardware technology with state-of-the-art AI to create a uniquely scalable platform. The entire team is hyper-focused on optimizing patient outcomes and user experience in the medical diagnostics space. Athelas is bringing the Complete Blood Count to-the-home - Join the Movement!

FDA-cleared 2018, MDSAP-certified 2019.


Athelas is hiring a growth-focused Systems Engineer looking for an opportunity to apply their background to the full-stack to support commercialization of next-generation AI-enabled medical devices. Athelas is looking for builders who have an eye for simple, scalable solutions and the adaptability to switch hats from product to process rigor. Hands-on team players with a mindset for continuous improvement and a drive for excellence will become leaders in the Athelas environment.

Job Responsibilities

*Develop new low-cost sensing technologies (electroseparation, etc) and develop architecture for sensor fusion. *Embedded sensing and software design, development and debugging preferably on ARM-linux based platforms using Python. *Participate in hands-on hardware bringup, system debugging, and code optimization. *PCB Assembly design. *Work with software engineers to define System Architecture, interfaces and requirements. *Research & develop new low-cost sensing technologies and develop architecture for sensor fusion. *Lead test engineering activities for validation and reliability.


*Bachelor or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering.
*1-5 years work experience in design or development of embedded systems.
*Extensive Programming in Python, C, or equivalent. *Familiarity with embedded communication protocols - UART, SPI, I2C, MIPI. *Board-level PCBA experience including Altium or equivalent. *Released product into production with annual volumes of greater than 100 units/ year.

Preferred Qualifications

*Experience in one or more of these areas: sensors, cameras, and associated algorithm development. *Experience in computer vision applications. *Communication protocols: WiFi, Bluetooth.
*Work experience with code coverage tools.


*Initial sponsorship available only for visa classes: TN, OPT. *H1B sponsorship available for those who have achieve the above.

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