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  • PASCALL Systems, Inc.

We're hiring! Firmware/System/Electronics Engineer Intern/Part-time/Full-time

Job Description PASCALL Systems, Inc. is an early-stage medical device startup developing novel technology spun off from research labs at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). We are seeking a dynamic and innovative engineer to join our hardware team to develop, test and maintain the hardware, firmware, and software for a next generation wearable brain monitoring system that will be used in patient care. This role will mainly focus on the validation and testing segment of the product development cycle.


  • Perform functional testing of medical device electronics and firmware. 

  • Analyze signals using Python scripts. 

  • Build firmware using Git commands. 

  • Document test results and any product defects following an ISO 13485 quality management system. 

  • Maintain lab test equipment and calibration records. 

  • Perform stock scanning on electronics parts and components. 

  • Report progress in semi-weekly team meetings. 

*Benefits: you will have a unique opportunity for

  • Hands-on experience: This internship offers hands-on experience in medical device quality control. You will develop expertise in performing functional testing of medical device electronics and firmware, enhancing your practical understanding of medical device testing while further refining your electronics and programming skills. This opportunity will increase your knowledge of industry standards, such as ISO 13485 used throughout the medical device industry. You will also be exposed to and perform testing under various medical device standards such as IEC 60601-1 Medical electrical equipment - Part 1: General requirements for basic safety and essential requirements, IEC 80601-2-26 Medical electrical equipment - Part 2-26 Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of electroencephalographs 

  • Impactful Work: By joining our team, you will be contributing to the development of innovative medical devices that can improve patient outcomes.   

  • Potential for Long-Term Growth: Exceptional performance during the internship may lead to potential long-term opportunities within our company. We value talent and are always looking to identify individuals who can contribute to our mission and growth. 

*Traits that we are looking for:

  • Ideal candidate will have excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team of engineers, neuroscientists, and physicians. The candidate should have strong verbal and written communication skills that will enable her or him to work effectively with other team members.

Qualifications Minimum Requirements

  • [Full-time] Must have bachelor’s or Master's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related fields

  • [Intern/Part-time] Your experience should be in the following:

  • Hands on experience with lab test equipment including oscilloscopes, signal generators, multimeters, and soldering irons.  

  • Proficient in prototyping electronics and setting up test circuits on breadboards. 

  • Skilled in Python and C programming. 

  • Knowledgeable of medical instrumentation for bio-signal acquisition. 

  • Demonstrated experience in technical report writing. 


  • Microprocessor development, micro-architecture, microprocessors, and computer system architecture

  • Low-level software programming skills in assembly and/or C

  • Software debug skills

  • Standard software engineering practices and programming development tools

  • Programming languages: Python, C/C++

  • Hardware/Software interfaces, interactions, and debugging tools

  • Experience with biomedical instrumentation or devices

*Preferred (please still apply if you are new and desire to acquire these experience)

  • Validation and/or testing

  • Platform architecture and operating system knowledge

  • Experience developing a medical device

  • Experience working under a certified Quality Management System by the FDA (FDA QSR) or ISO 13485

  • Experience using Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket) and git. 

  • Knowledgeable of ISO 13485:2016 standard. 

Job Type

· Intern/Part-time/Full-time

Benefit for full-time

· Health Insurance

· Stock Option

Location preferred

· Boston, Massachusetts

Work Authorization

· United States (required)

· Can work immediately (fulltime)

Posting Statement All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....

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