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About Brain Power

Brain Power, LLC, is a neuroscience-based tech startup with offices in Cambridge, MA and San Francisco, with strong ties to MIT, Harvard, and Stanford. We make gamified, AI-based wearable systems to help assess and coach people with brain-related challenges. Our systems run on smartglasses such as Google Glass or competing headsets from Epson, Intel and others. (Note: Google (X) recently released the next version of Glass. Brain Power is one of their few partners (listed here), allowing us to resell the device and access many resources specially for partners.)

Our flagship product suite, for Autism, includes apps that give children (or adults) prompts as to what other people are feeling; deliver videogame-like coaching on face-directed gaze; tutor reading and conversation skills; help users reduce repetitive motor behaviors and underlying stress; give parents numerical progress reports, and notifications when a child is about to have a meltdown or wander off; and much more.

We also offer customized packages that address needs related to traumatic brain injury, job (re-)training, job coaching, eldercare, and objective measurement in support of clinical trials. Our overall aim, that brings all these together, is to unlock the potential of the challenged brain.

We have been covered by over 250 press outlets; we have won many awards for science, business, and humanitarian work; we employ people with autism; we fill our Team with some of the brightest and most passionate minds; we have won multiple U.S. federal grants; we have performed clinical trials and published scientific papers; our alumni often go on to jobs at Google, Dropbox, Facebook etc.; our staff of PhD scientists, doctors, engineers, artists and more have worked tirelessly for years to build products that help children and adults. if you are are passionate, sharp, and have the skills and aptitude we need, there is a place for you at Brain Power!

At Brain Power, you will be at the cutting edge of several revolutions: artificial intelligence, mobile health, augmented / virtual reality, wearable computers, machine learning, therapeutic games, and assistive devices.

Join our Mission; join our Team!

Our Culture

At Brain Power, we are passionate about improving the world, treating each other with respect, and working hard to bring our mission to reality. We focus on high-tech, science-based products, yet we believe that the human-human interactions they foster are where the magic happens. We also practice what we believe, for instance by employing people on the autism spectrum. You will work closely with the Brain Power founder and core team, in teams and individually, in our well-equipped, windowline office space, as well as remotely. You will work on products that will be rapidly put into use by children and adults who can benefit.

Work in a fast-moving, award-winning startup company, take on big projects, and see children smiling in new ways at their parents because of your code or other work!

Our Locations

Our headquarters office is in Cambridge, MA, at the center of the tech ecosystem of the east coast, nearly on MIT campus and surrounded by companies like Alphabet (formerly Google), Facebook, Microsoft, as well as major biotech and pharma companies. Our San Francisco office is in in the most prominent co-working space for AR and VR, with hand-selected companies building the next-gen tech. (Currently, all our available positions are located at our Headquarters.)

Our Cambridge office is an extremely fun building with food, coffee, teas, soda, cookies, ice cream sandwiches, fresh fruit, extensive cereals, and other food all the time (yup, 24/7!), a fantastic vibe, happy/social hour events, and funky workspaces with cool views if you want to work outside our offices. 

You will have access to Glass, Hololens, and other AR (as well as VR) headsets, AI intelligent assistants, 3D cameras, 360 cameras, gesture sensors, and much more. Also, unlimited color printing, maker/hack space and tools, 3D printing, and more!

Perks:

  • Mission-driven company and passionate team
  • Flexible work hours and location
  • Fast-paced work environment with an award-winning product and rapidly-developing new opportunities
  • Opportunities to grow, including as a project/product manager
  • Mentorship including from acclaimed scientists
  • Ability to publish peer-reviewed scientific papers
  • Ability to meet children (& adults) you are serving
  • On-site gym, yoga, and massage facilities
  • Access to Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) co-working office spaces in Cambridge, Boston, Philly, Miami, St. Louis, Providence, Rotterdam, and more cities to come.
  • Fully stocked kitchens w free foods, coffee, & drinks 24/7
  • Headquarters is one block from subway train
  • Parking garage in building
  • Competitive compensation
  • World-class opportunities for networking & career development
  • Access to 3D printers and small electronics shop
  • Professional photo/video equipment and editing software
  • Happy hours, trivia, field trips and outings, internal hackathons, and friendly competitions
  • Frequent tech talks and coding/hacking/VR meetups in the same building, or across the street at MIT
  • Ability to work on and with artificial intelligence, machine learning, therapeutic games
  • Ability to work on and with mobile/digital health, augmented reality, virtual reality, wearable computers, and assistive devices
  • Neuro-diverse workplace and colleagues
  • Deep connections with MIT, Harvard, Stanford and Google. Immerse yourself in ideas and foster collaborations!
  • Our alumni often go on to jobs at Google, Facebook, Dropbox, and other tech leaders
  • Ability to witness and help run clinical trials.

Our positions

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Software Engineering

Technical Product Release Manager + Android

Brain Power is actively seeking a Technical Product Release Manager / Android Engineer to take our flagship product to market. Your daily work will include solving technical challenges related to delivering a novel wearable educational device and associated software across various customer segments. You will also have a key role in managing a dynamic engineering and development team, including full-time employees and interns. You will supervise and help implement full-stack development of our releases.     

This is a senior hire and is critical to Brain Power’s roadmap.

The ideal candidate will have deep experience with the full cycle of app dev, release, and support, and expertise in interfacing with a market. The ideal candidate will have professional Android development skills, strong passion, work ethic, and desire to push the boundaries of mobile device development. You will be doing work that really matters. The product you will superintend, and every release, will have immediate impact on children and adults on the autism spectrum – to empower them to climb toward self-sufficiency. You will have the opportunity to attend relevant training sessions and events to bolster your skills. You will also have a host of perks, as outlined at the top of this page!

Responsibilities:

  • Own, manage, and improve our build and deployment process. Focus on scale and efficiency
  • Support and improve our tools for continuous build, and release management
  • Build and maintain tools in the tool chain used to support the pipeline
  • Respond to alerts; troubleshoot problems identified in builds, release QA and general QA on a daily basis.
  • Be a technical representative who works with customers and business partners to resolve technical issues and/or develop protocols to train customer support specialists
  • Be a representative who clearly communicates technical considerations relevant to our products to business partners.
  • Execute the products’ strategic vision and suggested principles with the engineering team.
  • Responsible for analyzing tasks, providing accurate work estimates, and managing own time and development schedule.
  • Ensure software development that is modular, scalable, well tested, stable and optimized.
  • Participate and give feedback in design and code reviews with other developers. Able to debate technical choices productively. Ensure standards and best practices.
  • Own the process and the outcome, and be prepared to respond immediately to emergencies.

Required Background and Skills:

  • Passion!
  • 2+ years of professional experience in Android app development, mobile app release management and/or engineering, DevOps, and/or configuration management
  • Experience with Android system services and APIs
  • Experience using RESTful APIs to integrate mobile applications to server side systems
  • Strong grasp of Git or other version control tools
  • Desire to push the boundaries of mobile device development
  • Exceptional organizational, multi-tasking, and interpersonal skills
  • Startup mentality

The ideal candidate will have many of the following qualifications:

  • Experienced in application development using modern Android development practices with a team of engineers to develop fast, stable, and reliable Android apps and components.
  • Expert development skills include client-side technologies, design, architecture and writing of clean, reusable, extensible, standards-compliant code.
  • Ability to manage, mentor and inspire software engineers to excel in their abilities and exceed goals of team.
  • Have launched Android apps in Google Play Store.
  • Advanced experience in Java and its particular style when developing for Android.
  • Experience in leveraging and properly using all major Android SDK constructs.
  • Advanced knowledge of testing specifics of Android including unit, functional and UI testing.
  • Applied knowledge working with testing frameworks like Robolectric and Espresso.
  • Working experience with deducing problems using memory and rendering Android performance measuring tools.
  • Know advanced ways to execute flexible app architecture using dependency injection.
  • Leverage third party SDKs to enhance effort at solving the business needs.
  • Understands a team that uses continuous integration with delivery from a build pipeline.
  • Excellent team player that can work together with other talented developers.
  • Reliable, completes tasks and thrives within a fast-paced environment.
  • Expertise with Git, rebasing, branching strategies and pull requests.
  • Proficient in object oriented programming, software development frameworks, and design patterns.
  • Experience with build tools such as Gradle.
  • Creative technical problem solving ability.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban. Understanding of Scrum/XP/Agile principles.
  • Clear and effective verbal, visual, and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and correctness in code and communication.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of high functioning team as needed.
  • Leadership experience

Preferred/Nice-to-Have Skills:

  • A personal connection to and/or interest in autismA personal connection to and/or interest in autism
  • Strong UI/UX mobile application experience, particularly for apps targeted towards children and families
  • Experience with mobile game development and/or user engagement monitoring
  • A passion for creative development of children’s educational content, particularly for teaching social and other basic life skills

Brain Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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Unity Developer

Brain Power is actively seeking a talented, professional-level Unity developer to take our flagship product to market. Your daily work will be coding and software architecture, along with management of team members.

The ideal candidate will have excellent Unity skills, experience in the full life cycle of app dev and release, strong passion for our mission and desire to push the boundaries of mobile device development. You will have the opportunity to attend relevant training sessions and events to bolster your skills. You will also have a host of perks, as outlined at the top of this page!   

Responsibilities:

  • Implement software functionality as per communicated design
  • Translate design specification into functional software
  • Communicate with other team members to establish effective pipeline and integrate media assets
  • Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications.
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Collaborate with the rest of the engineering team to design and launch new features.
  • Maintain code integrity and organization.
  • Work with graphic designers and converting designs to visual elements.
  • Some day-to-day management of team members, both full-time and interns.

Qualifications:

  • Passion!
  • 3-5+ years professional software development experience
  • 2+ years of experience with Unity3D (C#, preferably mobile development)
  • Experience with at least one of the following:
    • VR/AR development (or head-mounted augmented reality platform),
    • Mobile apps that make considerable use of device sensors (i.e. development of customized tilt-based controls, multiphasic movement/gesture detection, etc.),
    • Computer vision/facial recognition/emotion detection applications, OR
    • Machine learning / predictive analytics / big data and analysis.
    • Expert grasp of OO-design principles and implementation skills
    • Experience with asset bundles/on-demand delivery of mobile content
    • 3D programming in Unity, including asset integration and basic asset creation skills in Blender, Maya, 3dsMax, etc.
    • Strong grasp of version control systems (Git, SVN, etc.)
    • Exceptional organizational, multi-tasking, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred/Nice-to-Have Skills:

  • Personal connection to and/or interest in autism.
  • Experience with 3D character animation systems in Unity (e.g. Mecanim)
  • Experience with Vuforia
  • Particle system design
  • Strong UI/UX mobile application experience, particularly for apps targeted towards children and families.
  • Familiarity with implementing server-side solutions for tracking user data, displaying user data in web app form, and delivering content remotely.
  • Experience with mobile game development and/or user engagement monitoring.
  • A passion for creative development of children’s educational content, particularly for teaching social and other basic life skills.

Brain Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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Senior Web Engineer

Brain Power is actively seeking a talented Senior Web Engineer to expand and maintain our web-based analytics dashboards that provide progress data to children, parents, therapists, and researchers. Contribute to impactful work and see the benefits directly. You will have the opportunity to attend relevant training sessions and events to bolster your skills. You will also have a host of perks, as outlined at the top of this page!     

Responsibilities:

  • Design overall architecture of the web application.
  • Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the engineering team to design and launch new features.
  • Maintain code integrity and organization.
  • Work with graphic designers and converting designs to visual elements.
  • Understanding and implementation of security and data protection

Qualifications:

  • Passion!
  • At least 3 years of web server development experience, and/or experience building client-side web applications
  • Knowledge of, or practical experience with, AngularJS, Backbone.js or comparable MVC Javascript framework
  • Knowledge of relational database dialects (MySQL, SQLite, PostgreSQL) or similar DB management systems
  • Experience with cloud deployment services (AWS, GCP, Azure, Heroku)
  • Solid understanding of UI/UX design and implementation, with emphasis on maximum usability and mobile-first responsive design
  • Extensive experience with standard front-end web technologies HTML, CSS, jQuery, JSON, AJAX.
  • Extensive experience with API design and deep understanding of RESTful principles, with emphasis on engineering scalable, simple server-side applications
  • Experience working in Linux server environments
  • Experience with Saas/LESS CSS preprocessor
  • Familiarity with version control systems (Git, SVN, etc)

Brain Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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Data Scientist / Machine Learning

Brain Power is actively seeking a highly skilled, dedicated, and collaborative Machine-Learning specialist or Data Scientist who is ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of people with brain-based challenges.

As a member of our team, you will apply your technical skills to creating next-generation therapies for autism, traumatic brain injury, and other brain-related conditions. You will engage with signal processing, computer vision, and machine/deep learning; and implement new state-of-the-art algorithms and/or hardware systems to support research-and-development goals. You will have direct access to data collected from clinical study populations and end users. 

Responsibilities:

  • Take the lead in projects around signal processing, computer vision, AI, and machine learning;
  • Implement new state-of-the-art algorithms and/or hardware systems to support research and development goals.
  • Help design, implement, and analyze techniques in signal processing, computer vision, and machine learning.
  • Document methods, procedures, and results in compliance with federal regulatory standards and recommendations.
  • Collaborate with others in a multidisciplinary team environment to accomplish research goals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Background and Skills:

  • Passion!
  • Master’s, PhD, or advanced undergrad in Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Biostatistics, or related field.
  • Demonstrated state-of-the-art knowledge of one or more specialization topics within:
    • Signal processing/feature extraction — ideally with experience in clinical physiology (EEG, EMG, etc.), human kinematics, and/or interpretation of mobile accelerometry data.
    • Image processing/computer vision — particularly applications related to analysis of facial features (detection, recognition, affect classification), body motion tracking and movement classification, and/or real-time image effect processing (dynamic morphing/blending texture maps, “face replacement”).
    • Health informatics/biostatistics — particularly “big data” analysis of epidemiology or clinical/health records, or analysis of large scale non-clinical, public datasets to understand health-related trends.
  • Experience using contemporary software and/or hardware tools for algorithm and/or system development for signal processing, image analysis, and/or machine learning.
  • Demonstrated initiative and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Startup mentality or strong

Preferred Background and Skills:

  • 3+ years experience in one or more of the following: Java, Android, Unity, C, C++, or C#.
  • 4+ years experience in one or more of the following: Matlab, R, Python, Tensor Flow.
  • Experience applying algorithms to operate in real-time on a mobile/wearable device OS.
  • Experience with cloud computing resources and data analysis techniques (e.g. Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark).
  • Experience in the AR/VR and/or assistive technology industry.
  • Experience working with people with ASD.

Brain Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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Product Management

Technical Product Release Manager + Android

[This position is cross-posted also in the Software Engineering section.]

Brain Power is actively seeking a Technical Product Release Manager / Android Engineer to take our flagship product to market. Your daily work will include solving technical challenges related to delivering a novel wearable educational device and associated software across various customer segments. You will also have a key role in managing a dynamic engineering and development team, including full-time employees and interns. You will supervise and help implement full-stack development of our releases.     

This is a senior hire and is critical to Brain Power’s roadmap.

The ideal candidate will have deep experience with the full cycle of app dev, release, and support, and expertise in interfacing with a market. The ideal candidate will have professional Android development skills, strong passion, work ethic, and desire to push the boundaries of mobile device development. You will be doing work that really matters. The product you will superintend, and every release, will have immediate impact on children and adults on the autism spectrum – to empower them to climb toward self-sufficiency. You will have the opportunity to attend relevant training sessions and events to bolster your skills. You will also have a host of perks, as outlined at the top of this page!

Responsibilities:

  • Own, manage, and improve our build and deployment process. Focus on scale and efficiency
  • Support and improve our tools for continuous build, and release management
  • Build and maintain tools in the tool chain used to support the pipeline
  • Respond to alerts; troubleshoot problems identified in builds, release QA and general QA on a daily basis.
  • Be a technical representative who works with customers and business partners to resolve technical issues and/or develop protocols to train customer support specialists
  • Be a representative who clearly communicates technical considerations relevant to our products to business partners.
  • Execute the products’ strategic vision and suggested principles with the engineering team.
  • Learn and help implement processes and reporting requirements for projects supported by federal grants.
  • Learn and help implement quality management systems required for FDA and other regulatory compliance.
  • Be responsible for analyzing tasks, providing accurate work estimates, and managing own time and development schedule.
  • Ensure software development that is modular, scalable, well tested, stable and optimized.
  • Participate and give feedback in design and code reviews with other developers. Able to debate technical choices productively. Ensure standards and best practices.

Required Background and Skills:

  • Passion!
  • 2+ years of professional experience in Android app development, mobile app release management and/or engineering, DevOps, and/or configuration management
  • Experience with Android system services and APIs
  • Experience using RESTful APIs to integrate mobile applications to server side systems
  • Strong grasp of Git or other version control tools
  • Desire to push the boundaries of mobile device development
  • Exceptional organizational, multi-tasking, and interpersonal skills
  • Startup mentality

The ideal candidate will have many of the following qualifications:

  • Experienced in application development using modern Android development practices with a team of engineers to develop fast, stable, and reliable Android apps and components.
  • Expert development skills include client-side technologies, design, architecture and writing of clean, reusable, extensible, standards-compliant code.
  • Ability to manage, mentor and inspire software engineers to excel in their abilities and exceed goals of team.
  • Have launched Android apps in Google Play Store.
  • Advanced experience in Java and its particular style when developing for Android.
  • Experience in leveraging and properly using all major Android SDK constructs.
  • Advanced knowledge of testing specifics of Android including unit, functional and UI testing.
  • Applied knowledge working with testing frameworks like Robolectric and Espresso.
  • Working experience with deducing problems using memory and rendering Android performance measuring tools.
  • Know advanced ways to execute flexible app architecture using dependency injection.
  • Leverage third party SDKs to enhance effort at solving the business needs.
  • Understands a team that uses continuous integration with delivery from a build pipeline.
  • Excellent team player that can work together with other talented developers.
  • Reliable, completes tasks and thrives within a fast-paced environment.
  • Expertise with Git, rebasing, branching strategies and pull requests.
  • Proficient in object oriented programming, software development frameworks, and design patterns.
  • Experience with build tools such as Gradle.
  • Creative technical problem solving ability.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban. Understanding of Scrum/XP/Agile principles.
  • Clear and effective verbal, visual, and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and correctness in code and communication.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of high functioning team as needed.
  • Leadership experience

Preferred/Nice-to-Have Skills:

  • A personal connection to and/or interest in autismA personal connection to and/or interest in autism
  • Strong UI/UX mobile application experience, particularly for apps targeted towards children and families
  • Experience with mobile game development and/or user engagement monitoring
  • A passion for creative development of children’s educational content, particularly for teaching social and other basic life skills

Brain Power is an equal opportunity employer.

Apply Now

Product Manager

Brain Power is actively seeking a skilled Product Manager to lead the conceptualization, design, development, and release of our new features and products. Your daily work will include interfacing with the marketplace and interfacing with our various internal teams. You will assure that our development processes and marketing are on target, to meet the needs of customers and other stakeholders. You will also engage with standards and regulations to assure compliance.

The ideal candidate will have succeeded previously in a Product Manager role. The ideal candidate will have a sufficiently technical mindset to understand and help manage an internal engineering team; but will also be extremely strong in terms of social, networking, and analysis skills needed to assure product-market fit. You will be doing work that has a purpose and humanitarian impact. The closer you succeed in matching the capabilities of our product(s) with the needs of our intended beneficiaries, the more will directly affect how children and adults on the autism spectrum learn and achieve greater dignity and self-reliance.     

Responsibilities:

  • Build detailed specifications of our new wearable and mobile applications.
  • Break down large projects into specific, actionable tasks.
  • Gather information about stakeholder needs and behaviors through regular user interviews, including families, therapists, doctors, and teachers.
  • Actively get out in the marketplace and learn to speak and feel the needs of the customers and other stakeholders
  • Combine market-derived insight with knowledge of our internal team, to develop an accurate and useful picture of our several customer segments and other stakeholders. Communicate this to the whole team and infuse it into project plans and feature prioritization.
  • Manage projects through their full lifecycle and work closely with our Engineering, Design, and Marketing team members to ensure that specifications, deadlines, and quantitative goals are met.
  • Build systems to make our product development process more efficient and scalable.
  • Learn and help implement processes and reporting requirements for projects supported by federal grants.
  • Learn and help implement quality management systems required for FDA and other regulatory compliance.
  • Leverage data to advocate for stakeholder needs as we develop and adjust our prioritization.
  • Actively and frequently survey the other entities in our field(s) and keep us in touch.
  • Maintain a pervasive focus on bringing the FUN and WOW to our digital experiences.
  • Encourage metrics-based optimizations to the program — striking the right balance between fixing bugs while enhancing and launching new features.
  • With your team, research and present competitive and best-practice analyses.
  • Be a leader in Digital, setting the quality bar high and encouraging collaboration and other behaviors which result in the best and most innovative experiences for our users.

Required Background and Skills:

  • Passion!
  • You have professional experience working on digital and/or educational content for kids, specific experience in product management a plus.
  • You are organized and detail-oriented; you can build a comprehensive spec and confidently answer questions from engineers during implementation.
  • You have substantial understanding of web trends and experience authoring requirements that deliver video, desktop experiences, mobile/tablet experiences, content management, user tracking, etc.
  • You can empathize with our users and collaborate with Design, QA, and Engineering to ensure that features meet user needs; you’re a tactful and practiced user interviewer.
  • You are a quick learner, you like asking questions, and you know how to juggle priorities.
  • You have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to the demands of all levels and types of production duties.
  • Startup mentality

Preferred/Nice-to-Have Skills:

  • A personal connection to and/or interest in autism
  • Major leadership experience
  • Strong UI/UX mobile application experience, particularly for apps targeted towards children and families
  • Experience with mobile game development and/or user engagement monitoring
  • A passion for creative development of children’s educational content, particularly for teaching social and other basic life skills

Brain Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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Operations and Administrative

Project Manager

Brain Power is actively seeking a Project Manager to take our flagship autism product to market. You will be involved in all aspects of managing the project, and you should thrive in a fast-moving environment with a lot of tasks moving in parallel. Your daily work will include tracking progress of each team member and action item via project-management software and personal meetings; reporting and summarizing to your supervisor and to the CEO; creatively finding ways to increase efficiency; and diving in and getting many tasks done.

The ideal candidate will have abundant energy, infectious optimism, deep knowledge of a range of modern digital project-management tools, high organized and streamlined workstyle, and demonstrated ability to take complex projects to completion. You will be doing work that really matters, and every feature you manage will directly affect how children and adults on the spectrum learn life-skills and climb toward self-sufficiency. You will have the opportunity to attend relevant training sessions and events to bolster your skills. You will also have a host of perks, as outlined at the top of this page!  

Responsibilities:

  • Develop highly visual digital charts of project milestones
  • Manage the process of ensuring the timely completion of deliverables
  • Schedule and facilitate project planning meetings in an efficient and constructive manner
  • Understand stakeholder needs and manage the creation of AR/VR content.
  • Work directly with our partners to get them to introduce Brain Power products into their practice.
  • Handle the reporting regarding partners, leads, and revenue.
  • Learn and help implement processes and reporting requirements for projects supported by federal grants.
  • Learn and help implement quality management systems required for FDA and other regulatory compliance.
  • Work on advertising campaigns to reach stakeholders.

Required Background and Skills:

  • Passion!
  • Willingness and excitement to learn and to ask questions.
  • Strong experience and expertise with modern, cloud-based project-management software.
  • Strong experience and experience with Salesforce, Google Analytics, and AB Testing.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and team building skills, business judgment, and proven expertise in directing the efforts of a technical staff.
  • Knowledge of business functions and understanding of business operations, strategies, and objectives.
  • Strong presentation and written/oral communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problems solving skills.
  • Exceptional organizational, multi-tasking, and interpersonal skills
  • Startup mentality

The ideal candidate will also have several of the following qualifications:

  • Professional experience managing product development (MBA preferred).
  • Experience in an Edtech company or education industry.
  • Experience in the medical device industry.
  • Experience in the AR/VR and/or assistive technology industry.
  • Experience working with people with autism.

We are an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls or recruiters, please.

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Lab Manager

Brain Power is actively seeking a technical Lab Manager to manage a wide range of administrative and technical tasks. This job is similar to a “Lab manager” position in a typical academic or medical research lab at a university or hospital, if you are familiar with that role. Your daily work will include researching technical products and solutions to Brain Power needs, data entry, scheduling, basic IT and SysAdmin tasks, finding ways to optimize the team and processes, managing online accounts and services, communicating with team members including senior staff, communicating with vendors and suppliers, keeping checklists and records, running errands, and various tasks that come up from time to time.

You should be highly energetic, creative, technically-minded, extremely flexible, extremely organized, experienced in Trello, Slack, Google Drive, Dropbox, and/or other productivity and co-working packages, digitally native in everything you do, a great multi-tasker, and absolutely committed to getting the task at hand done.     

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a routine and process for checking in with members of the staff.
  • Research products, needs, and solutions – usually technical.
  • Keep projects on time and do coordination, in conjuction with project leads: for projects such as IRB and grant submissions and publishing scientific papers.
  • Help manage our file server and basic network.
  • Communicate with partners.
  • Communicate with vendors.
  • Meet with senior staff members and translate their needs and words into relevant text or email drafts.
  • Run errands.
  • Generally keep things running smoothly.

Required Background and Skills:

  • Passion!
  • Strong analytical and problems solving skills.
  • Strong English communication skills.
  • Commitment to completing the task given, and going above and beyond.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Respect for Brain Power’s mission and purpose.
  • Strong experience and expertise with Trello, Slack, Google Drive,  Dropbox, and common digital products.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and team building skills, business judgment, and proven expertise in directing the efforts of a technical or research staff.
  • Willingness to ask questions that show ignorance, and then learn from the answers.
  • Startup mentality

    Brain Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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    Customer Outreach and Success Manager

    Brain Power is actively seeking a Customer Outreach and Success Manager.

    Job description pending; stay tuned.

    Post-Docs

    Industry Post-doctoral positions: Apply your STEM PhD to a great cause. Learn skills, publish papers,
    preserve and expand future career options.

    Post-Doc: Data Science & Machine Learning

    Brain Power is actively seeking a highly skilled, dedicated, and collaborative Machine-Learning specialist or Data Scientist who is ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of people with brain-based challenges.

    Industrial postdocs at Brain Power let you build both your academic and industrial CV. You can advance your career in two directions at the same time. Preserve your options for a career in traditional academic research or medicine, on the one hand; and medtech startups, pharma companies, and top-tier technology and engineering companies, on the other hand. Other possible careers include policy, hospital administration, and more.

    As a member of our team, you will apply your technical skills to projects aimed to uncover new knowledge and next-generation therapies for autism, traumatic brain injury, and other brain-related conditions. You will conduct research in signal processing, computer vision, and machine/deep learning; and implement new state-of-the-art algorithms and/or hardware systems to support clinical research-and-development goals. You will have direct access to data collected from clinical populations, and can contribute to study design. You will be an author on publications resulting from your work.  

    Responsibilities:

    • Conduct research in signal processing, computer vision, and machine learning; implement new state-of-the-art algorithms and/or hardware systems to support clinical research and development goals.
    • Work with experimentalists and software engineers on designing, implementing, and analyzing techniques in signal processing, computer vision, and machine learning.
    • Contribute to and actively participate in the conception, design, and execution of research to address defined problems.
    • Document methods, procedures, and results in compliance with ISO/FDA regulatory standards and recommendations.
    • Pursue independent (but complementary) research interests and interact with a variety of scientists, clinicians, software engineers, designers, and product managers.
    • Collaborate with others in a multidisciplinary team environment to accomplish research goals.
    • Publish research results in peer-reviewed scientific or technical journals and present results at external conferences, seminars, and/or technical meetings.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Required Background and Skills:

    • Passion!
    • Recent PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Biostatistics, or related field.
    • Demonstrated state-of-the-art knowledge of one or more specialization topics within:
      • Signal processing/feature extraction — ideally with experience in clinical physiology (EEG, EMG, etc.), human kinematics, and/or interpretation of mobile accelerometry data.
      • Image processing/computer vision — particularly applications related to analysis of facial features (detection, recognition, affect classification), body motion tracking and movement classification, and/or real-time image effect processing (dynamic morphing/blending texture maps, “face replacement”).
      • Health informatics/biostatistics — particularly “big data” analysis of epidemiology or clinical/health records, or analysis of large scale non-clinical, public datasets to understand health-related trends.
    • Experience using contemporary software and/or hardware tools for algorithm and/or system development for signal processing, image analysis, and machine learning.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop independent research projects as demonstrated through publication of peer-reviewed literature.
    • Demonstrated proficient verbal and written communication skills to collaborate effectively in a team environment and present and explain technical information.
    • Demonstrated initiative and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary team environment.
    • Startup mentality or strong

    Preferred Background and Skills:

    • 3+ years experience in at least one of the following: Java, Android, C, C++, or C#.
    • 4+ years experience in at least one of the following: Matlab, R, Python.
    • Experience applying algorithms to operate in real-time on a mobile/wearable device OS.
    • Experience with cloud computing resources and data analysis techniques (e.g. Hadoop MapReduce, Spark).
    • Demonstrated research interest in neurological and mental health, human physiology, clinical sciences, or education.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in developing and writing technical proposals.
    • Demonstrated ability to attract funding from technical and scientific R&D organizations.
    • Experience in the AR/VR and/or assistive technology industry.
    • Experience working with people with ASD.

    Brain Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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    Post-Doc - Clinical Neuroscience

    Brain Power is actively seeking a highly skilled, dedicated, and collaborative neuroscientist or neurologist in training, who is ready to contribute to our mission in meaningful ways and make a difference in the lives of people with brain-based challenges.

    Industrial postdocs at Brain Power let you build both your academic and industrial CV. You can advance your career in two directions at the same time. Preserve your options for a career in traditional academic research or medicine, on the one hand; and medtech startups, pharma companies, and top-tier technology and engineering companies, on the other hand. Other possible careers include policy, hospital administration, and more.

    As an essential member of our team, you will apply your technical skills to projects aimed to uncover new knowledge and next-generation therapies for autism, traumatic brain injury, and other brain-related conditions. You will conduct research in signal processing, computer vision, and machine/deep learning; and implement new state-of-the-art algorithms and/or hardware systems to support clinical research-and-development goals. You will have direct access to data collected from clinical populations, and can contribute to study design. You will be an author on publications resulting from your work. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Conduct clinical research on Brain Power’s technology with our target populations
    • Contribute to writing papers to be published in peer-reviewed journals
    • Contribute to writing grant proposals
    • Develop study protocols to meet regulatory / FDA goals
    • Create and maintain protocols for Institutional Review Board review
    • vMentor college and high school interns in the abovementioned skills

    Required Background and Skills:

    • Passion!
    • One of the following professional degrees: PhD in a related field (e.g. neuroscience, cognitive psychology), MD, or Master’s Degree in a related field and 4 years of scientific experience.
    • Strong understanding of autism spectrum disorders, traumatic brain injury, or other brain-based conditions.
    • Passion!

    Preferred Background and Skills:

    • Ph.D. and postdoc from a leading institution or biotechnology company.
    • Published record of excellence in neuroscience or related field; broad knowledge of psychiatric disorders.
    • Track-record of solving challenging technical problems independently and creatively, as evidenced by publications, letters of reference, or within your narrative.
    • Experience in medical device R&D.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in developing and writing technical proposals.
    • Demonstrated ability to attract funding from technical and scientific R&D organizations.
    • Desire to be a team player and to contribute to a fast-paced cross-functional team environment.

    Brain Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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    Media and Communications

    Social Media & Communications

    Brain Power, Inc. is actively seeking a skilled practitioner of Social Media, general Marketing, and/or Communications, with experience in the technology, digital health, or biotech sectors. Both full-time and intern/part-time positions are available. The ideal candidate will be energetic, highly personable, detail-orientated, and have an ability to multitask. You must be expert in several social media or traditional marketing channels and strategies. You must love learning about the latest technology, discussing topics with our experts, and doing your own research. You will have the opportunity to attend relevant training sessions and events to bolster your skills, as well as a host of perks as outlined at the top of this page!  

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the development and distribution of content for our social media platforms, including our website, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, and Google+ accounts.
    • Engage key media thought leaders and promote public awareness of the company.
    • Coordinate with CEO and other team members to develop our social media strategy, and contribute to other media projects.
    • You will get to know the backend and analytics packages of these social media sites.

    Qualifications:

    • Experience in at least three well-known social media platforms
    • A well-established profile and voice on social media platforms
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills.

    Brain Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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    Health Communications

    Brain Power, Inc. is actively seeking Health Communications interns to assist the media and marketing teams. You will have the opportunity contribute to a wide range of pieces for materials for a wide range of audiences and get real world work experience. The ideal candidate will be energetic, highly personable, have an excellent grasp of written and spoken language, and be a quick learner. We expect our interns will love learning about the latest technology, discussing topics with our experts, and doing some of their own research. Interns will be flexible and will be expected to be able to write, post, and share content in a manner that will improve our visibility & engagement. You will have the opportunity to attend relevant training sessions and events to bolster your skills, as well as a host of perks!

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the planning, development and promotion of important autism, neuroscience, and Brain Power related materials for a wide range of audiences.
    • Contribute to highly engaging blog posts, press releases, materials on our website, and social media feeds, and for other media engagements. You will have the opportunity to attend relevant training sessions and events to bolster your skills.
    • Assist other members of the media staff with content creation for health and scientific pieces.
    • Other duties as required by supervisor.

    Qualifications:

    • Experience with scientific, technical, or medical writing writing
    • Great interpersonal skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Experience with social media platforms.

    Brain Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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    Video Editing or Production

    Brain Power, Inc. is actively seeking a Video Editing or Video Production team member (fulltime, part-time, or intern). You will have the opportunity contribute to a wide range of pieces for materials for a wide range of audiences and get real world work experience. The ideal candidate will be energetic, highly personable, have an excellent grasp of written and spoken language, and be a quick learner. We expect our staff/interns will love learning about the latest technology, discussing topics with our experts, and doing some of their own research. Candidates will be flexible and will be expected to be able to write, post, and share content in a manner that will improve our visibility & engagement. You will have the opportunity to attend relevant training sessions and events to bolster your skills, as well as a host of perks!

    Responsibilities:

    • Manipulate and edit existing video pieces (short expository pieces or marketing videos)
    • Trim footage segments and put together basic sequences to be used in several video productions
    • Input music, graphics, captions, and effects, into existing video pieces and sequences
    • Create new video pieces from scratch, including short expository pieces, marketing videos, recruitment videos, training videos, and video ads and GIFs
    • Create rough cuts, receive feedback, and create final cuts
    • Work in a team, on team-edited and solo-edited projects
    • Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running
    • Help maintain and scrupulously adhere to standards of file naming and conventions of video output and archiving
    • Consult with team leaders at every step of the way
    • Report on your work regularly and seek feedback
    • Ask questions and don’t be afraid to show ignorance; and then learn from the answers
    • Continuously discover and implement new editing techniques and best practices – to maximize emotional and story-telling aspects of video outputs and to maximize your efficiency
    • Continually review archives of footage to find gems and to become familiar with all the content

    Requirements:

    • Solid Experience and expertise with video editing software
    • Mastery or deep expertise in Adobe Premiere CC, specifically
    • Ideally, expertise in After Effects
    • Thorough knowledge of timing, motivation, and continuity
    • Creative mind.
    • Excellent story-telling skills
    • Knowledge of theory and practice of non-linear video editing, audio editing

    Brain Power is an equal opportunity employer.

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