Scanogen is looking for a motivated and skilled mechanical engineer to join our R&D team. We are a rapidly growing start-up company developing a nucleic acid detection platform that will dramatically improve the diagnosis of some important diseases. We need highly driven and inventive individuals.

POSITION TITLE: Senior Mechanical Engineer - Medical Products
LOCATION: Windsor Mill, Maryland, United States
JOB SUMMARY: Development of mechanical design for medical diagnostic system

• Collaborate with internal and external development engineers in the design of a custom diagnostic consumable and instrument.

• Coordinate with external machine shops and molding vendors for design and transition to manufacturing.

• Understand the needs of the life science aspect of the system and design mechanical solutions to produce an effective systems level product.


• Minimum of a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar engineering degree.

• Minimum of 5 years of medical and/or life sciences product development experience.

• Demonstrated ability to develop innovative designs from a list of product requirements and to transfer them to production.

• Thorough understanding of conceptual design, design refinement, rapid prototyping methods and design for manufacturing.

• Proficiency with SolidWorks or similar CAD software.

• Experience in at least one programming language, such as C/C++, MATLAB, or Python.

• Understanding and compliance with FDA and ISO 13485 design controls.

• Efficient working practices and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

• Proven ability to work in a collaborative work environment with other engineer and life science colleagues.

Benefits are provided, including health insurance and 401k with company matching.

To apply for this position, please send an email with the subject line "Senior Mechanical Engineer" and include your CV and a cover letter to: