Sr. Electrical Engineering Technician

Nuclein Austin, TX

About Nuclein:

Nuclein is an Austin-based, private equity funded, medical device company that offers an innovative, FDA EUA authorized, rapid PCR, point-of-care system. The Nuclein® DASH™ Rapid PCR System is easy-to-use, affordable, and provides PCR results in only 15 minutes.

Our vision is to enable simple, affordable, rapid and accurate testing for everyone. We are a dedicated, talented and diverse team of scientists, engineers and experienced professionals who are driven to excel and make a significant contribution to the world. At Nuclein, we offer a fast-paced, exciting, collaborative environment where individual contributions are highly valued as we work to expand the use of our transformative testing technology in the market.

Please visit for more information about our company's history, technology, and vision.

Position Summary:

The Senior Electrical Engineering Technician will play a pivotal role in testing and maintaining electrical systems and components for our point-of-care PCR system. Operating within an FDA-regulated framework, this role involves close collaboration with cross-functional teams, including engineers, scientists, and quality assurance professionals, to ensure the reliability, performance, and safety of our medical diagnostic device.


  • Develop and assemble electrical prototypes and test setups for the point-of-care PCR system.
  • Conduct electrical testing, verification, and validation to ensure the functionality and performance of electronic components and systems.
  • Diagnose and resolve electrical issues through systematic troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
  • Maintain accurate records of test results, procedures, and design changes in compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Collaborate with engineers to contribute to the design, development, and enhancement of electrical subsystems.
  • Ensure all electrical components and systems comply with FDA regulations, quality standards, and safety requirements.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and participate in the development of more efficient testing methodologies.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior technicians and new team members as needed.
  • Assist in identifying and mitigating electrical risks associated with the system's design and performance.
  • Liaise with suppliers and vendors to ensure the procurement of high-quality electrical components.


  • Associate's (2-year) degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Technology, or a related field.
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience in electrical engineering or electronics testing, preferably in the medical device or diagnostics industry.
  • Proficiency in electronic circuit and system level testing, troubleshooting, and debugging.
  • Familiarity with FDA regulations and quality standards, especially in medical device development and manufacturing. Ability to work in an FDA-regulated environment.
  • Experience with test and measurement equipment, including oscilloscopes, multimeters, and signal generators.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and engineering drawings.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for effective collaboration and documentation.
  • Meticulous attention to detail for accurate testing, reporting, and documentation.
  • Strong problem-solving skills to analyze complex electrical issues and implement practical solutions.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
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