Careers2022-05-26T22:12:06+00:00

Careers at Ekso

OUR CULTURE

Building products to help humans as one team.

At Ekso Bionics, we work as one collaborative team. Eliminating silos and promoting transparency, we recognise how every member of Team Ekso plays into supporting our mission.

We have started groups like the Fun & Culture Committee and Diversity & Inclusion group, do weekly activities like virtual quizzes, and host monthly barbecues at our dog-friendly waterfront headquarters in the SF Bay Area. With a partially-distributed workforce, Team Ekso spans across the US, Europe, and Asia.

We use technology to empower human mobility.

Our mission is to amplify human motion by enhancing strength, endurance, and mobility across medical and industrial applications with advanced robotics.

JOBS

Current Openings

I.          Job Summary:

Contract Trainer is a part time position that is responsible for providing training/education to current/future Ekso Bionics customers while facilitating use of our product in healthcare settings ensuring competent and safe operation of Ekso devices by all physical therapists at customer sites. The activities needed to support these objectives include, while not limited to: improving the quality, efficiency, and productivity of the physical therapy/clinical team, facilitating patient use of our products directly and through others, and complying with Ekso Bionics quality management system.

II.          Principle Duties:

  • Onsite Training, Demonstrations and Conferences
    • Travel to current and future customer locations to provide new or ongoing demonstrations and trainings for all Ekso Bionics mobility related devices.
    • Comply with Ekso Bionics Clinical Competency and Training Outline to complete education and training
  • Communicate timely and effectively with all members of Clinical Team and Engineering Team
    • Report status of training weeks
    • Collect feedback from customers and circulate to Clinical and Engineering Teams
    • Notify Clinical Manager with concerns for site competency
    • Notify Engineering Team and Clinical Manager with concerns for device function

III.          Key Competencies/Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • Must be a licensed physical therapist with at least four (4) years of experience treating in an inpatient and/or outpatient rehabilitation setting, with at least a two (2) year focus in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, stroke/CVA rehabilitation, acquired brain injury (ABI) rehabilitation, or other neurological conditions that require gait training.
  • Must have thorough understanding of and demonstrated experience working with SCI, CVA, and ABI or other neurological conditions at all levels. Must understand clinical risks and complications associated with diagnosis, and have experience gait training patients with spinal cord injury or other neurological conditions.
  • Have exceptional physical evaluation skills.
  • Experience as a Clinical Instructor to physical therapy student(s) or other applicable healthcare instruction.
  • Additional experience in neurological rehabilitation and teaching rehabilitation professionals preferred.
  • Comfortable using tools to adjust devices (Similar to wheelchair adjustment skills).
  • Robotic experience preferred
  • Provides excellent verbal and written communication to various team members in a timely manner. Requires effective communication to convey, develop and implement ideas to various customers and teams.
  • Possesses a high sense of urgency, initiative and effective decision-making skills. Must present a professional demeanor and demonstrate an ability to work with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Is energetic, works quickly and efficiently with detail and accuracy; able to effectively manage multiple priorities in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Proficient with computer use including Microsoft office suite and databases used by the business.

IV.          Key Competencies/Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate degree from accredited Physical Therapy program and be a licensed physical therapist.
  • Must be CPR and first aid certified.

V.          Contact:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Adam Kesten at AKesten@eksobionics.com and Mike Glover at MGlover@eksobionics.com

I.          Position Summary:

As a key member of our Engineering team, this new Mechanical Engineering position will be the product owner for all mechanical systems for Ekso’s existing medical products.  Specifically, you will work closely with a small team of engineers to continually improve the functionality, reliability, and cost of Ekso’s leading product, EksoNR, while also expanding your domain expertise in both robotic exoskeletons and medical devices. As part of the broader project team, you will also have a strong voice in new product design.

The ideal candidate for this role will have a passion for robotics and electromechanical systems in general, as well as a strong desire to develop domain expertise in robotic exoskeletons.  While this position works as part of a team, you should be prepared to take on a range of activities anywhere from joining a conceptual brainstorming session, to redesigning components or systems for lower cost, to running a accelerated life fatigue tests, among many others.

To successfully perform in this role, you will need to be an engineer with excellent design and analytical skills and a high level of creativity. Over time, you will also be expected to develop a working knowledge of all aspects Ekso’s products and how they are used.  If you are interested in becoming an expert in exoskeletons with broad exposure to multiple engineering disciplines this is an excellent opportunity at one of the world’s leading companies in the space.

II.      Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities: 

  • Lead and own mechanical design efforts for Ekso’s existing medical exoskeletons.
  • Analyze product performance in the field to identify areas of improvement.
  • Continually improve the products to be more reliable, cost effective, and manufacturable.
  • Manage and drive product cost reduction and roadmaps.
  • Develop complete design documentation consistent with medical device requirements.
  • Design and build prototypes and test systems.
  • Work with the broader team to specify and define new products and roadmaps.
  • Present updates and design progress to executive management and the broader company.
  • Support supply chain and contract manufacturing partners
  • Perform accelerated life testing, including for fatigue and other cyclical failures.
  • Manage the product BOM while working with Manufacturing on change management process.
  • Contribute to new product design and development.
  • Lead a cross functional team to get projects completed on target and on time.

III.        Position Skills / Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience as an Engineer working in robotics, electromechanical systems, or mechanism analysis and design.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering required, advanced degree preferred.
  • Experience with fatigue-based design and analysis strongly preferred.
  • Expert level knowledge in 3D solid modeling, preferably in Solidworks.
  • Working knowledge of a wide range of materials and manufacturing processes.
  • Demonstrated experience transitioning product from design to manufacturing.
  • Medical device industry experience preferred.
  • Data-driven problem solving with excellent analytical skills.
  • Hands on mentality with desire to build things. Hungry to learn new skills.

IV.     Additional desirable skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively across all operational levels of the organization as well as with suppliers and customers.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills.
  • Must be able to wear and operate Ekso Bionics products safely.

IV.     Company Benefits:

  • Ekso Bionics offers Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plan, plus a bonus program.

V.     How to Apply:

I.          Position Summary:

The Sr. Electrical Engineering position is a great opportunity for an experienced engineer to employ their skills to all phases of the medical robot product life cycle from initial concept, development, commercialization and support. This position is the high-level owner of all aspects of Ekso’s electrical systems for both new and existing products. You will work closely with a small team of dedicated mechanical, electrical, software, and manufacturing engineers to develop and improve our exoskeleton products to achieve an optimal balance of performance, cost, and reliability.

The ideal candidate for this role will have a passion for robotics and electromechanical systems in general, as well as a strong desire to develop domain expertise in robotic exoskeletons.  This role requires a combination of design creativity and a working appreciation for precision and reliability.  While this position works as part of a team, you should be prepared to take on a range of activities anywhere from conceptual brainstorming to PCB schematic capture and layout, to system troubleshooting and testing.

II.      Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities: 

  • Design, prototype, and validate custom PCBAs including mixed signal, analog, and power circuits.
  • Design and specify cable harnesses, flex circuits and other electronic components.
  • Work with controls, mechanical, and potentially other electrical engineers to specify and design mechatronics systems, including sensors and motors.
  • Work with our embedded software team to bring up new boards and full systems.
  • Prototype electronic and electromechanical systems for new product development.
  • Develop test methods and tools to validate designs, aid manufacturing process and enable troubleshooting for Ekso’s service team.
  • Troubleshoot electrical systems, identify failures, and improve system reliability.
  • Identify and qualify alternative components for existing designs.
  • Identify and manage outside electrical design firms and consultants as needed.

III.        Position Skills / Requirements:

  • 5+ years of analog and digital electronics design experience.
  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or a closely related subject and equivalent experience.
  • Strong digital and analog EE fundamentals including experience with MCU, FPGA, Op Amp, AD/DA, power conversion, batteries, antennas, sensors etc.
  • Advanced ability with PCB schematic capture and layout tools – Altium experience preferred but not required.
  • Familiarity with various communication protocols: SPI, I2C, CAN, Ethernet, etc.
  • Understanding of PCB & system design for high frequency and compliance, EMI, EMC, & ESD.
  • Experience with PCBA production requirements, including DFT and DFM.
  • Familiarity with at least one programming language.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a small team.
  • Data-driven problem solving with excellent analytical skills.

IV.     Additional desirable skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively across all operational levels of the organization as well as with suppliers and customers.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment with shifting. priorities and multiple deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills.

IV.     Company Benefits:

  • Ekso Bionics offers Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plan, plus a bonus program.

V.     How to Apply:

I.          Position Summary:

This new Electrical Engineering position is a unique opportunity for an exceptional engineer to gain apply their technical skills to the design and development of medical robotic exoskeletons.  Working in tandem with Ekso’s engineering team, this position is responsible for all aspects of the electrical systems for Ekso’s existing EksoNR product. You will work closely with a small team of dedicated mechanical, electrical, software, and manufacturing engineers to continually improve the functionality, reliability, and cost of Ekso’s leading product while also gaining domain expertise in both robotic exoskeletons and medical devices.

The ideal candidate for this role will have a passion for robotics and electromechanical systems in general, as well as a strong desire to develop domain expertise in robotic exoskeletons.  This role requires a combination of design creativity and a working appreciation for precision and reliability.  While this position works as part of a team, you should be prepared to take on a range of activities anywhere from conceptual brainstorming to PCB schematic capture and layout, to system troubleshooting and testing.

II.      Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities: 

  • Perform design updates for custom PCBAs including mixed signal, analog, and power circuits.
  • Design and specify cable harnesses, flex circuits and other electronic components.
  • Troubleshoot electrical systems, identify failures, and implement design improvements.
  • Work with controls and mechanical engineers to specify and design mechatronics systems, including sensors and motors.
  • Work with embedded software team to bring up and test new boards.
  • Test and validate existing and updated designs for reliability.
  • Support Ekso’s service department in tracking down difficult to diagnose issues.
  • Identify and qualify alternative components for existing designs.
  • Prototype electronic and electromechanical systems for new product development.

III.        Position Skills / Requirements:

  • 2+ years of analog and digital electronics design experience.
  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or a closely related subject and equivalent experience.
  • Strong digital and analog EE fundamentals including experience with some of the following: MCU, FPGA, Op Amp, AD/DA, power conversion, batteries, antennas, sensors etc.
  • Advanced ability with PCB schematic capture and layout tools. Altium experience preferred but not required.
  • Familiarity with various communication protocols: SPI, I2C, CAN, Ethernet, etc.
  • Skill with standard benchtop measurement tools – oscilloscope, logic analyzer, spectrum analyzer, etc.
  • Familiarity with at least one programming language.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a small, expert team.
  • Data-driven problem solving with excellent analytical skills.
  • Hands on mentality with desire to build things. Hungry to learn new skills.

IV.     Additional desirable skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively across all operational levels of the organization as well as with suppliers and customers.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment with shifting priorities and multiple deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and good organizational skills.

IV.     Company Benefits:

  • Ekso Bionics offers Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plan, plus a bonus program.

V.     How to Apply:

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