Senior Materials Engineer

Raleigh, NC

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  • Full-time

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  • Monday to Friday


Raleigh, NC

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  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

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Why consider a role with Vizma?

We dream big! Our team is aligned and excited about the opportunity to save lives and understand real time biology like never before. We also know that supportive leadership is empowering and we support career growth. We’re a team of engineers, scientists, and operators who come from diverse backgrounds of disciplines and experiences. We also share a track record of success including exits and product launches.

Our ability to excel comes from deep commitments to teamwork, persistence, collaboration, and humility.

What does success look like in this role?

  • Supports rapid prototyping and deployment of these systems with close collaborators
  • Strong communication and prioritization abilities
  • Excited to lead projects, establish new protocols, and develop organizational frameworks
  • Throwing your full intellect at engineering problem solving
  • An appetite to impact the world

What life experiences and skills will set you up to excel in this role? Qualifications?

Materials Development:

  • Lead the research and development of medical-grade plastics, ceramics, and nano coatings suitable for extreme temperatures and pressures.
  • Investigate novel materials and technologies to enhance performance in harsh environments.

Process Innovation:

  • Develop and optimize manufacturing processes for the fabrication of medical-grade materials, ensuring precision, repeatability, and scalability.
  • Implement advanced techniques such as additive manufacturing, precision machining, and coating technologies.

Quality Assurance:

  • Establish rigorous quality control protocols to ensure the production of materials compliant with medical standards.
  • Implement testing and validation procedures to assess the mechanical, thermal, and chemical properties of fabricated materials.

Extreme Environment Compatibility:

  • Design materials to withstand extreme temperature and pressure conditions commonly encountered in medical and industrial applications.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand specific environmental requirements and tailor materials accordingly.

Nano Coating Development:

  • Lead the development of nano coatings to enhance the performance and durability of fabricated materials.
  • Implement coatings for antimicrobial properties, biocompatibility, and resistance to corrosion.

Collaboration and Communication:

  • Collaborate with internal teams, external partners, and suppliers to facilitate the integration of developed materials into medical devices and industrial applications.
  • Communicate technical concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Create detailed documentation for material specifications, manufacturing processes, and quality control procedures.
  • Generate reports on project milestones, material performance, and advancements in fabrication methods.


Benefits offered at Vizma include:

  • Competitive salary and equity in a funded, early stage startup
  • Healthcare, vision, and dental coverage for you and your dependents
  • Opportunity to work on a highly interdisciplinary team and become an expert in an emerging medical diagnostic technology and the cutting edge of digital health-tech
  • Camaraderie with a world class team

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 3 years


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

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