Test Engineer

over 1 year ago
Full time role
Hayward, CA, US... more
Hayward, CA, US... more

Job Description

Aeris Technologies Inc, a subsidiary of Project Canary, PBC, designs, manufactures, and commercializes the next-generation of laser-based gas analyzers used in a variety of applications such as quantifying greenhouse gas emissions, atmospheric pollutants, and natural gas leaks. Project Canary is a SaaS-based data analytics company focused on environmental performance or the E in ESG for energy and additional business sectors. We are the leaders in assessing and scoring responsible operations and provide independent, measured emission profiles, including methane, via high fidelity continuous monitoring technology that helps companies take ESG action. Formed as a Public Benefit Corporation (B-Corp rating score 107), Project Canary’s Denver and Hayward-based team of technologists, engineers, and seasoned industry operators have earned recognition for their uncompromising standards and high-fidelity data.

Project Canary and Aeris Technologies’ mission is to fight climate change and put actionable insights starting with the energy sector and beyond. We ingest data from various sources, including our own proprietary environmental sensors/hardware, to calculate carbon emissions from different facilities in real-time via SaaS. The resulting independent data can inform the procurement of offsets in real-time using microtransactions, formulate a data-driven ESG strategy that investors now demand, improve operations by identifying problem areas in minutes, and bolster customer engagement through radical supply chain transparency.

Founded in 2019, Project Canary, PBC has quickly gained recognition as a major mover in the continuous monitoring space. Here are some highlights from last year:

  • Fundraise totaling $121M, Series A of $10M in 2021 and Series B of $111M in 2022
  • Certified as a B-Corporation with a score of 107.6
  • Recognized as Best for the World (top 5% of all B-Corps) in 2 out of 5 categories
  • Governance (transparency and ethics)
  • Workers (treatment of teammates and culture)
  • Additional recognition and awards for our culture (more to come soon!)
  • eNPS score of 72 (most recent measurement in Q4 of 2021)
  • Headcount growth by 6X and growing
  • Revenue growth of 6X and growing

Project Canary and Aeris Technologies’ success is attributed to the motivation, skill, and teamwork of everyone. The team understands the importance of maintaining a culture where relationships are valued, feedback is crucial, and trust in each other and our products/services is paramount. If you enjoy a growth-stage environment, mission-driven work, we want to hear from you.

Aeris Technologies Inc. is seeking an experienced Test Engineer to join our team in Hayward, CA.

As an Instrument Integration and Test Engineer at Aeris, you will oversee assembling and testing state-of-the-art laser-based gas analyzers. We are seeking self-motivated candidates that possess suitable skills, including familiarity with opto-mechanical systems, testing software, as well as excellent organizational and communication skills. New hires will be trained to eventually be responsible for the assembly and testing of the new instrument builds as well as their documentation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assembly and test of instruments and associated components including optical, electrical, and mechanical sub-assemblies.
  • Load and configure product software.
  • Calibration and documentation of final product.
  • Contribute to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Maintain work benches and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Assist in revision of assembly procedure documents to improve processes.
  • Contribute to the set-up, execution, and data capture for research and development experiments.


Education and experience:

  • Bachelors, Associates degree or certificate in related technical fields (preferably engineering, science, instrumentation and/or optical technology) with one year of applicable experience in instrumentation integration and test.
  • Ability to handle sensitive electronic components, including use of multimeters, oscilloscopes, and other electronic test equipment.
  • Ability to work safely with compressed gas tanks and related equipment.
  • Practical experience with computers and programming language for bench tests such as LabVIEW.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication allowing to collaborate effectively and write procedures and reports.
  • Proactive, organized, self-motivated, requiring minimal supervision after initial training.
  • Excellent soldering, wiring and assembly skills.
  • Familiarity with Linux and embedded programming environment preferred.
  • Familiarity with CAD viewer software for reviewing build documentation preferred.
  • Familiar and comfortable with safe use of hand tools and small power tools.


  • Full coverage of health, dental, and vision insurance (low deductibles)
  • 401K company match (no vesting period)
  • Stock options
  • Student loan assistance
  • Unlimited PTO (minimum rule of taking at least 3 weeks off in a year)
  • Company sponsored wellness days (Fall hike, ski/snowboard days and more)
  • 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave (gender neutral) including adoptions
  • Flex Choice – choice between public transportation, or wellness assistance
  • Salary range: $80,000 - $125,000 annual base
  • Flexible work environment - Must reside near Hayward, CA

Project Canary provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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