VP Engineering

Elemental Machines is seeking an experienced and highly motivated VP of Engineering to lead a multidisciplinary team of hardware engineers, full-stack and mobile software devs, data scientists, and application engineers in creating the world’s best products to help accelerate biotech, pharma, and clinical applications. We’re a dedicated team of radical thinkers that want to help accelerate how science is done by building products and services to streamline and automate lab operations. If there’s one thing that the last year has taught us, it’s that the world critically relies on how fast life science companies can invent, make, and ship therapeutics, diagnostics, and vaccines. Read on to see if we’re a good fit for you! Candidates must be local to the Boston area.



  • You understand and embrace the uncertainty and thrills of a startup environment
  • You’re scrappy and frugal, but have the wisdom to not be penny-wise and pound-foolish
  • You don’t think of work-life balance but instead think of work-life integration



  • Lead and inspire a team of hardware, software, mobile, and data engineers
  • Create and deliver IoT sensors and connected products for regulated and validated environments
  • Own the responsibility for manufacturing our IoT products at scale
  • Liaise with Commercial and Quality teams to ensure products are designed and manufactured in accordance with SOPs



  • 10+ years of direct responsibility for design, development, and delivery of:
    • High volume hardware products
    • Cloud-connected software products
    • Mobile applications
  • Experience managing engineering teams within regulated environments
  • 5+ years of direct personnel management experience
  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent



  • Advanced knowledge of analog and digital circuit design
  • Experience in designing and bringing medical devices to market
  • Advanced degree in an engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of the life sciences industry (laboratory science, clinical operations, etc)