Careers

Atonarp is driven by an experienced team, committed to meaningful innovation. We are looking for bright minds to join our teams across California, Bangalore and Tokyo.

Atonarp is looking for self-motivated scientists & engineers to join our supercharged workplace and build a first generation analytical product. If you are a geek about anything - algorithms, math, machine learning, data wrangling/visualizing, high performance computing, scientific computing & tools, or anything else you can convince us about - we want to meet you!

• Individual technical contributor with self-drive to understand problem statements and make design decisions – ‘own’ what you do, make your calls, and defend them
• Build a first generation analytical software product – design, code, test (unit & functional) and maintain the software, while proving that your implementations ‘work’
• Implement software engineering processes and discipline for fast and reliable development of high-quality software product – make the software ‘elegant’
• Work as a team player in a high performance environment that rewards ownership – make your opinion count withing the team and the organization

• Bachelors or Masters in CS / Electronics from a premier institute with 4-7 years of industry experience
• Solid design, excellent programming and debugging skills on a Unix-based OS (Ubuntu, Fedora, OSX) and fluency with a DVCS like Git.
• Programming Languages: Python, C++

Any of these – more the better!
• Skilled with python packages: scikit-learn, pandas, numpy and scipy
• Understanding of common algorithms and their application in solving real-world problems
• Strong mathematical background in linear algebra, optimization and descriptive & inferential statistics
• Understanding of machine learning concepts like generalization, regularization, linear models, neural network and expertise with using data to build systems based on machine learning techniques

Develop software solutions to integrate Atonarp products into chemical process control environments – Semiconductor fabrication, pharmaceutical, petrochemical etc.

• Develop software solutions to integrate Atonarp products into chemical process control environments – Semiconductor fabrication, pharmaceutical, petrochemical etc.
• Develop software tools for automation, control and data acquisition from various instruments to design and run experiments
• Data analytics on instrument and experimental data

• 2+ years of experience in software development for automation, control and data analytics
• Experience developing software for instrumentation, SCADA systems, DCS and PLCs is a plus
• Software toolset – C, C++, Python pandas, R, Matlab, Labview, PLC ladder logic
• Masters/Bachelors degree in any engineering stream from a Tier 1 university with relevant work experience

Design, implement and test hardware, software, mechanical, vacuum technology solutions to integrate Atonarp products into application environments

• Design, implement and test hardware, software, mechanical, vacuum technology solutions to integrate Atonarp products into application environments
• Evaluate Atonarp product characteristics experimentally and help optimize to meet design, application domain, and customer specific requirements
• Develop tools for automation, control and data acquisition
• Help improve product quality from customer feedback/reported issues
• Create/improve customer facing product documents and write articles to evangelize the product in company blog and marketing material.
• Understand the market, perform competitive analysis and positively influence Atonarp products
• Plan and develop demos for trade shows and customer engagement.

• 2+ years of experience working with analytical instruments – Spectrometers, Gas Chromatographs, Gas analyzers etc.
• Data analytics tools like Python pandas, R, Matlab or experience with SCADA systems, Labview and PLCs
• Masters/Bachelors degree in any of physics, chemistry, electronics engineering, instrumentation, control systems or industrial automation from a Tier 1 university
• Experience deploying analytical instruments in process control environments like semiconductor fabs, pharmaceutical and petrochemical industries
• Experience designing experiments using vacuum technology

Atonarp’s optical spectrometer R & D is a world class team which is a culmination of best minds in the Industry, from diverse areas such as Biochemistry, Optics, Image/Signal Processing, Cloud computing, Machine learning, Embedded Software and Hardware.
The newly formed AOS embedded software team is looking for strong engineers to engage in the architecture, design & development of a world class product, delivering to an aggressive schedule

• Individual hands on technical contributor with self-drive to understand problem statements and make design decisions
• Architecture, design and development of embedded software to drive HW components and to control system level flow in both RTOS & non-RTOS environment
• Primary work scope includes Architecture definition, detailed design, implementation, coding, unit test/debug in Embedded software areas such as Data acquisition & control, Board bring-up, Device drivers, platform software, firmware, middleware, software upgrade, IPC et al
• Good team player involving positive interactions, with the attitude to win and succeed in a team – believes in there is no “I” in the “Team”
• Understands product goals, ensures cross-team collaboration & realizes consistent on-time, high-quality solution for all deliverables.

• Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science/Electronics with 3 to 12 years of experience
• Solid hands-on engineer with extensive development experience on Linux/FreeRTOS/RTOS environment developing BSP, middleware, device drivers & embedded firmware solutions
• Solid embedded programming, problem solving and debugging skills
• Programming Languages: C, C++, Python
• Strong foundation in processor architecture, communication peripherals (I2C, SPI, UART, USB, Camera link et al)
• Solid understanding of Linux OS, Linux programming, Multi-threaded programming

• Experience in hybrid SoC/SoM architectures involving FPGA/micro-controllers
• Experience in medical electronics/imaging/instrumentation domain involving interfacing with Laser controls/optics/CCD sensors/camera
• Good understanding of Linux kernel and optimization
• Exposure to programming in DSP, GP-GPU chipsets

The Director of Finance is a member of the executive management team and reports directly to the CEO while working closely with the management team members on financial planning, talents recruitment, new products introduction process and contracts negotiations, among other duties. The Director of Finance will assist in formulating the company’s future direction and in supporting tactical initiatives and business development in new applications of mass spectrometry and optical spectroscopy.

Planning

  • Assist in formulating the company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
  • Develop financial and tax strategies
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes
  • Develop performance measures that support the company’s strategic direction

Operations

  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team
  • Manage the accounting, human resources, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury departments
  • Oversee the financial operations of US, and Indian subsidiary companies
  • Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced
  • Oversee the company’s transaction processing systems
  • Implement operational best practices
  • Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package
  • NDA/Contract negotiation, profit & loss analysis on project basis

Financial Information

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information
  • Report financial results to the board of directors

Risk Management

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations

Funding

  • Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts
  • Arrange for debt and equity financing
  • Invest funds
  • Degree in economics and/or accounting or a related area. An MBA is highly desired.
  • 7+ yrs of finance experience, preferably within a start-up environment and capital equipments/scientific instrumentation industry.

Atonarp, Inc. is seeking a seasoned, high-energy, and results-driven Director of Sales who is passionate to be part of a startup and capable of developing a sales strategy to expand our partner relationships and meticulously manage the sales process. This executive will have a blend of expertise in business development, sales, strategic thinking and a passion for innovation and new technologies. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of all sales aspects, including market competitiveness analysis, pricing, channel partners relationship, and distribution. In this leadership role, the successful candidate should be highly analytical and can create and lead complex sales partnerships with a strong focus on seeking, cultivating and closing sales opportunities and bringing high value to the organization.

The Director of Sales will report to C-level executives of the company and will work closely with other functions of the company, including marketing & business development, operations and engineering.

  • Develop sales strategy and process to engage with key partners/ customers
  • Identify and engage key partners at an executive level
  • Manage Key Account programs through all phases of the sales cycle including global and local strategies, market gap analysis, planning, implementation and tracking
  • Lead the identification, development, and closure of new opportunities within the vertical applications market
  • Manage customer pipeline and an implementation team to achieve pre-established partnership goals
  • Generate projections of the value created for partners
  • Identify key assumptions for success to test them
  • Lead and structure sale proposals to senior executives
  • Build organizational alignment around long and short-term sales and channel strategies
  • Evaluate and analyze effectiveness of sales models and programs
  • Work closely with Marketing and the Product Development teams to assist in the definition of customer needs/expectations and ensure alignment around market and applications requirements and product specifications and features
  • Understand business trends and technology advancements
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering or related field is required
  • 15+ years of total work experience in scientific instrumentation sales and Business Development
  • 5+ years as a Business Development Manager or Sales Manager/Director
  • Experienced negotiator and deal closer
  • Strategic mindset– proof of leveraging partnerships to support and expand business strategy
  • Self-motivated, with proven track record of execution as a team member and team leader
  • Possess excellent organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel more than 50% of the time

The Principal Applications Scientist reports to the Director of Applications and works closely with other functions of the company including marketing, sales, and engineering. The Principal Applications Scientist is responsible for technical engagements with leading customers in the areas of optical spectrometry, contributing to product refinement, and leading research efforts utilizing the company’s proprietary diagnostic tools.

  • Develop intricate operational knowledge of systems under development
  • Develop plans to diagnose and debug issues found by customers
  • Strengthen key customer relations through technical competence and relationship management skills
  • Design experiments, write grant proposals, and manage funded research efforts.
  • Contribute to product refinement and improvement through use in end application studies
  • MS degree with 10+ years’ experience (PhD preferred) in Electrical Engineering or related degree from a top tier university and superior academic credentials
  • 5+years working on the development of leading edge optical spectrometers
  • Solid technical understanding of Optical Spectrometry methods
  • Solid understanding of the engineering process, including error budgeting, hardware and software skills, ability to diagnose and debug systems issues.
  • Good customer presentation and relationship management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong team building and collaborative mindset

The Principal Scientist is responsible for leading technical programs in the area of sub-nanosecond spectroscopy in the near- to mid-infrared spectral regions. Experience in polarized spectroscopy, Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman scattering, CARS imaging microscopy, and/or optical coherence tomography is also valued.

  • Develop, build and test systems and products based on optic, photonic, and laser technologies
  • Develop and benchmark system performance model
  • Support product development efforts by breaking down system specifications into component performance requirements, and participate in development review process
  • Design experiments, write grant proposals, and manage funded research efforts.
  • Contribute to product refinement and improvement through use in end application studies
  • Strong understanding of Optical Spectroscopy methods and experience designing and verifying optical systems to specifications, both in simulations and in the laboratory
  • Experience with Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman scattering, CARS imaging microscopy, and/or optical coherence tomography
  • MS degree (or higher) in Optical Physics, Physics, or related engineering discipline is required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. A Ph.D. is desired.
  • 5+years working on the development of leading edge optical spectrometers
  • Solid understanding of the engineering process, including error budgeting, hardware and software skills, ability to diagnose and debug systems issues.
  • Ability to work with a global program team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills (English)

The Principal Applications Scientist reports to the Director of Applications and works closely with other functions of the company including marketing, sales, and engineering. The Principal Applications Scientist is responsible for technical engagements with leading customers in the areas of mass spectrometry, contributing to product roadmaps, and supporting product definition and development efforts.

  • Develop intricate operational knowledge of systems under development
  • Develop plans to diagnose and debug issues found by customers
  • Identify key requirements early in the customer engagements process
  • Develop a support plan and timeline for key customer engagements
  • Strengthen key customer relations through technical competence and relationship management skills
  • Contribute to and support definitions of next generation products and roadmaps
  • Contribute to development efforts by breaking down system specifications into component performance requirements, and participate in development review process
  • MS degree with 10+ years’ experience (PhD preferred) in Electrical Engineering or related degree from a top tier university and superior academic credentials
  • 5+ years working on the development of leading edge mass spectrometers
  • Deep technical understanding of Mass Spectrometry
  • Solid understanding of the engineering process, including error budgeting, hardware and software skills, ability to diagnose and debug systems issues.
  • Good customer presentation and relationship management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong team building and collaborative mindset

Atonarp is currently seeking an Electro-Optical Engineer for our Research & Development team in Fremont, CA. The work will include optical path modeling and design of prototype detectors, and electro-optical components, optical alignment, data acquisition and analysis.

  • Lead system architecture and mechanization for optical based products
  • Design, develop, build and test systems and products based on optic, photonic, and laser technologies including specifying, selecting and qualifying active and passive optical components
  • Developing and benchmarking system performance models
  • Developing and implementing test procedures
  • Perform requirements review
  • Support product design reviews
  • Support hardware prototype builds
  • Characterize and test product performance
  • Strong understanding of applied optical design and simulation using optical simulation tools and experience designing and verifying optical systems to specifications, both in simulations and in the laboratory
  • Experience with NIR detector technologies, design, calibration, and performance modeling
  • Experience with electro-optical and/or opto-mechanical beam steering and focusing
  • MS degree (or higher) in Optical Physics, Physics, or related engineering discipline is required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. A Ph.D. is desired.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience is required.
  • Ability to work with a global program team
  • Good verbal and written communication skills (English)

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