Algorithm Engineer or Senior Algorithm Engineer

Engineering Team

Position Description

Matrix Sensors, Inc. is seeking a motivated individual to join the team driving the development of our revolutionary gas sensor technology.  

The successful candidate will partner with the VP of Technology to explore, prototype, test, and deploy sensor algorithms that ensure our sensors accurately report ambient gas concentrations for many years. This is a full-time, fully in-person position reporting to our VP of Technology at our San Diego, CA facility. We offer full benefits and a competitive salary.

Specific responsibilities include:
 Lead efforts to characterize the evolution of complex physics-based sensor models throughout the lifetime of a sensor
· Develop, prototype, and test adaptive algorithms that extend sensor lifetime  
· Validate the efficacy of the adaptive algorithms to extend usable sensor lifetime
· Optimize algorithms for simplicity, robustness, and longevity
· Provide inputs for optimizing firmware and hardware designs in support of new algorithms, new prototypes, and products
· Document algorithm architectures and implementations

Desired Skills:        
· Mastery of at least one programming language     
· Experience with developing, validating, and optimizing adaptive controls
· Experience architecting and deploying algorithms in software and firmware
· Ability to organize, analyze, and interpret data to generate insights and conclusions

Key Qualifications:
 Master’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, mathematics, physics, or related field, with at least 3 years of industry experience, or a PhD degree with at least 1 years of industry experience, or a bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of industry experience.
· Solid mathematical foundation
· Ability to organize, analyze, and interpret data to generate insights and conclusions
· Solid mathematical foundation
· Demonstrated success as an innovator
· Energetic self-starter who enjoys working within cross-functional teams
· Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
· Python proficiency
· Familiarity with Mathematica and LabView

Salary Range: $65,000-$135,000

Application Instructions

Please apply via e-mail with your resume in .pdf or .doc format, including the job title and your name in the subject line, for review. Cover letters are recommended, but not required.
Please submit applications to our Business Operations Associate, Sadaf Rasekh at

If you meet some but not all of the qualifications listed above, we still strongly encourage you to apply.

Statement of Equal Employment Opportunity
Matrix Sensors, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 years and over), sexual orientation, veteran and/or military status, protected medical leaves, domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, and any other status protected by state or federal law. Matrix Sensors, Inc. will not allow any form of retaliation against individuals who make good faith reports of alleged violations of this policy, or who cooperate in the investigation of such reports, even if the reports do not reveal any wrongdoing. 

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Matrix Sensors, Inc. offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.