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Senior R & D Technician - Onsite in Palo Alto, CA 

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

SCITON is an industry leader and manufacturer of medical aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. With a vision to improve people’s lives, our top tier devices are built to order with integrity by pioneering, customer-focused, and results-driven individuals.

At the heart of it, innovation is a fundamental cornerstone of our culture. We strongly believe that new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time and embrace an open-door culture that welcomes and fosters individuals who are creative, driven, passionate, and willing to take the lead with us. Join us for an opportunity to grow and make an impact.


Life at Sciton:

At Sciton, people matter. We are more than a company; we are a family, which is why we give all our employees:

  • The support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.
  • Empowerment to develop their creative genius and encouragement to be lifelong learners.
  • Incentives for creativity and innovation across the organization


In this role, you will:

  • Maintain device prototypes, test methods and fixtures
  • Execute and revise test protocols and work instructions including benchtop and preclinical experiments
  • Set up, qualify, and operate (when necessary) test equipment
  • Obtain, tabulate, manipulate, store technical data from lab experiments 
  • Troubleshoot electronic and mechanical assemblies
  • Provide support to other engineers
  • Use creativity to circumvent lab challenges and issues
  • Maintain the lab area by organizing engineering tools and ensure equipment is calibrated and test records are maintained


Position Requirements

Essential Requirements:

  • Skills in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical and mechanical devices
  • Ability to read, execute, and revise work instructions and test procedures
  • Experience with analog, digital and power electronics and mechanical test fixtures
  • Capabilities with various forms of electronic test equipment (e.g. oscilloscopes, voltage and current probes, digital multimeters)
  • Writing and communication skills, organized
  • Self-starter and life-long learner
  • Team player and highly collaborative



  • Technical degree or certificate
  • 5+ years of experience as R&D or Engineering Technician
  • Knowledge of good laboratory practices and configuration management
  • Experience working with medical devices (e.g. laser, ultrasound)


What Sciton offers you:

  • Competitive health benefits
  • Retirement
  • Income Protection
  • Time off
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Stock Options
  • Discounted Programs
  • Reward Programs
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Mechanical Design Engineer - Onsite in Palo Alto, CA  
Location Palo Alto (HQ)  
About the Organization SCITON, a privately held and employee-owned company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a leading manufacturer of medical and aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. Founded by the laser industry's preeminent engineers and physicists, our mission is to provide best-in-class solutions to improve human conditions.

Our culture and company strength stems from our diverse collection of talented and motivated employees. One word that best describes Sciton is ‘Family' because we treat each team member like family. We give our employees the support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.

We empower our people to develop their creative geniuses. In fact, we incentivize creativity and innovations to all our people. We look for lifelong learners, problem solvers, and individuals who excel in a challenging, team-oriented environment. We hire individuals who want to retire with us. How do you feel about that?


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