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Magnetics Engineer 

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Magnetics Engineer

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.

About the team:

Sciton, an established but growing aesthetic medical device company located in Palo Alto, California, is seeking a motivated, mid-level magnetics engineer to work with our multidisciplinary engineering team to design, test, and implement magnetic components for incorporation into our medical laser systems. The magnetics engineer will develop and improve new magnetic components for sensing, motion control and robotics.

The successful candidate will have a strong technical background and a proven track record in completing projects and solving problems creatively. Sciton has an active in-house research and development team and an intellectually stimulating environment. As a growing company, Sciton also provides excellent opportunities for recognition and career advancement for driven employees.

In this role, you will:

  • Design of new magnetics components, from design to implementation, troubleshooting, and documentation.
  • Perform measurements to characterize magnetic components.
  • Design test plans for implementation into larger systems.
  • Work with production and engineering to foster a culture of collaboration and progress.
  • Stay current on latest and emerging principles in ferromagnetism and technology based on ferromagnetic materials.
  • Study of existing products to understand and improve upon performance and assembly processes, as well as improve specifications and direction for suppliers.
  • Collaboration with colleagues in marketing and leadership.
  • Documentation and presentation of progress at weekly meetings.
  • Encouragement of a culture of continuous progress.
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Interacting with vendors.

Position Requirements

Essential Requirements:

  • BSc (or higher) in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or similar.
  • Experience with properties of ferromagnetic materials and implementation into practical designs.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in product development or research.
  • Experience with programming languages for data analysis, such as Mathematica, Matlab, Python or Labview.
  • Candidates with fluency in Wolfram Mathematica are strongly preferred, although those with demonstrated ability with similar languages and willingness to learn will be considered.
  • Ability to work and communicate ideas effectively to non-technical colleagues.


Desired qualifications:

  • Experience with design of galvanometers.
  • Demonstrated ability to finish long-term projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems scientifically and creatively.
  • Experience with fabrication techniques for rapid development and testing of components.


What Sciton offers you:

  • Competitive health benefits
  • Retirement
  • Income Protection
  • Time off
  • Professional Development
  • Stock Options
  • Discounted Programs
  • Reward Programs
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Magnetics Engineer  
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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