Microelectronics Packaging Engineer

San Francisco
Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers. We are building a team of multidisciplinary experts passionate about making a world-changing impact.

Neuralink is seeking an engineer to lead the integration of high-density micro-scale systems with custom designed integration circuits, for application within a biological environment.
This person will develop and test microelectronics assembly methods, high frequency feedthroughs, hermetic packages, and coatings.

About you:

    • You find large challenges exciting and enjoy discovering and defining problems as much as solving them.
    • You deliver. You may enjoy thoughtful conversations about problems and perfecting designs, but in the end, you know that what matters is delivering a manufacturable solution that works every time.
    • You are a cross-disciplinary team member. You are excited to work with and learn from software, mechanical, electrical, materials, biological engineers, and neuroscientists. You are comfortable communicating across teams.
    • Resourceful, flexible and adaptable; no task is too big or too small.

Key qualifications:

    • Master's degree in engineering or material science.
    • 1 year of experience in packaging including experience working in a cleanroom.

Preferred qualifications:

    • Ph.D. in engineering or material science.
    • B.S. or M.S. in material science.
    • Extensive experience with thermal and mechanical modeling.
    • Awareness of encapsulation failures (e.g. water transport, diffusion processes, and galvanic and electrolytic corrosion).
    • Experience with advanced electronic or MEMS packaging and materials: die attach, wire bonding, encapsulation, flip chip, and hermetic sealing, conductive epoxies, underfill, solders.
    • Experience with interposer design and fabrication, 3D integration technologies, TSV, RDL, etc.
    • Working knowledge of electrical engineering & signal routing/optimization.

What we offer:

    • An opportunity to change the world and work with some of the smartest and the most talented experts from different fields.
    • Growth Potential. We rapidly advance team members who have an outsized impact.
    • Flexible vacation policy.
    • Excellent medical, dental and vision insurance through a PPO plan.
    • Meals provided.
    • Stock options.
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