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A platform technology for optics

Director of Engineering

$90k – $130k
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LASE Innovation is an early-stage startup that aims to provide innovative optics solutions for broad applications. The company is currently targeting life science and diagnostic markets by commercializing LASE Particle (LP) technology initially developed at MGH, Harvard and MIT. LPs are novel laser-emitting nano/micro particles that due to their narrow emission, provide orders of magnitude more colors than conventional fluorescent probes for multiplexing and cell tracking applications. The company aims to release its first products including consumable LPs and life science instruments for single-cell analysis by the end of 2021.

We are seeking a highly motivated, talented individual to join LASE Innovation as Director of Engineering to manage Engineering and Commercialization. Responsibilities include:
• Perform as Product Manager for LASE flow cytometry and LASE Particle products for commercial release by end of 2021
• Develop and manage outsourcing development and manufacturing services
• Provide hands on oversight and best practice training of the Engineering team
• Develop and execute day-to-day action plans associated with projects, production needs and quality compliance
• Master’s or doctoral degree in the sciences, engineering, or related field
• Minimum 5 years of industrial experience at either a life science, biotechnology, or medical device company
• Minimum 3 years of managerial experience
• Good skills in productivity software desired
• Experience with commercializing at least one product related to flow cytometry, microscopy, or single-cell analysis
• Strong technical project management skills
• Keen on innovation and solving difficult problems
• Excellent interpersonal skills and are comfortable communicating with team members, collaborators, consultants, vendors and subcontractors
LASE Innovation is currently situated within Biolabs at the Ipsen Innovation Center at Kendall Square where we work among other startup companies in a modern environment. Benefits include:
• Attractive equity package
• Competitive benefits package including health, dental, and vision plans, for themselves and their dependents
• Tax-advantaged transit passes (via MBTA Perq for Work Program)
• 21 days of PTO per year, with 5 days of rollover permitted each year
• Free refreshments and snacks

At LASE Innovation we strive to create a healthy and productive work environment, free of harassment. LASE Innovation is also an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are merit-based and depend on business needs and candidates’ qualifications. Candidates will not be discriminated based on their gender, race, ethnicity, religion, health status, age, family or parental status, or political beliefs.

LASE Innovation at a glance

A platform technology for optics

LASE Innovation focuses on Biotechnology, Medical Devices, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and Semiconductor, and Medical Technologies. Their company has offices in Cambridge. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://laseinnovation.com

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