Join Our Team

Pulse Biosciences is always looking to add the best and brightest minds to our world-class company. Our team is best suited for individuals who are creative, forward-thinking, and who approach challenges with an innovative attitude. If this sounds like a fit for you, we encourage you to explore our current career opportunities below:

To apply for a position, send your resume to careers@pulsebiosciences.com.
Principals only; unsolicited candidate submissions from recruiters or third-party agencies will not be accepted.


Clinical

Clinical Database Associate

Posted: July 27, 2020

Current Location: Hayward, CA

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Position Summary

The Clinical Database Associate will collaboratively support Clinical Affairs, and external vendors to ensure that clinical data is collected, managed, and organized in a timely manner that adheres to strict clinical policy. This position will wear many hats and work collaboratively and cross-functionally with many departments within Pulse. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and test study data collection modules (e.g., CRFs, databases, etc).
  • Create study annotations and data listings.
  • Develop scripts to maintain and resolve database issues.
  • Review and validate data verification.
  • Enter study data into appropriate databases.
  • Design, build, and conduct edit checks against data.
  • Execute and review the results of data verification and cleaning scripts.
  • Review, query, and resolve outstanding data entry issues.
  • Work with CRAs and site coordinators on study data issues.
  • Develop and execute UATs.
  • Complete EDC guidelines for sites.
  • Develop and implement customer-defined study closeout procedures.
  • Assist in the development of data standards and workflows for Data Management department.
  • Attend data management meetings and share work progress.
  • Prepares periodic and specialized data reports and data listing.
  • Manage user accounts.
  • Trains sites on how to use EDC.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Clinical, Clinical Data, IT, or related field.
  • 3+ years' experience in clinical data.
  • GCP certificate highly desired .

 

Skills, Abilities, and Other Requirements

  • Proficient knowledge of:
    • MS Office Suite applications
    • Clinical Data Collection
    • IT and Systems Integration
    • CDISC/CDASH
    • cGMP
    • Windows OS
  • Proficient knowledge of JavaScript is highly desirable.
  • Excellent oral written communication skills and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work well independently (self-starter) and as part of a team and adaptable
  • Ability to take direction and execute accordingly
  • Ability to articulate technical challenges internally and to external study-related personnel
  • Excellent organizational,  analytical and debugging skills
  • Must be able to review and understand medical/technical data
  • Ability to give and receive feedback
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Human Resources

Human Resources Generalist

Posted: August 25, 2020

Current Location: Hayward, CA

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Position Summary

The HR Generalist will serve as a partner to the business by developing, implementing, and executing dynamic HR Programs.  He/she will be responsible for HR duties, including participating in various aspects of onboarding, offboarding, benefits and compensation administration, HRIS management, performance management, training, and other tasks in support of the department.  As a trusted partner, this individual will coach managers and employees in areas of career development, employee relations, and training.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide front-line customer service to employees and managers regarding benefits, policies, procedures, and other related HR programs.
  • Responsible for the onboarding and offboarding of employees, coordinating new hire and exit paperwork and ensuring a smooth transition into and out of the organization.
  • Process paperwork as appropriate to ensure personnel and payroll records are complete.  Provide back-up support to payroll as needed.
  • Work with HR management to administer benefit programs to attract and retain talent.  Support open enrollment, research benefit problems, and reconcile monthly bills.
  • Optimize use of, maintain and pull reports in HRIS system, suggest improvements, and administer all functions of the system.
  • Partner with Accounting and Finance to administer the stock option and employee stock purchase plans.
  • Manage the effective administration of all personnel leave (i.e. FMLA, STD, LTD, ADA, etc.) in accordance with federal, local and state law.
  • Manage worker’s compensation claims process and participate in activities in support of maintaining a safe work environment for all employees.
  • Maintain accurate personnel files for current and terminated employees in accordance with Federal and State laws.
  • Support activities related to the performance management process.
  • Assist with employee relations issues and escalate as needed.
  • Suggest procedures, files, records, and follow-up systems to ensure administrative processes are managed in a well-organized and timely manner. 
  • May research, monitor, or prepare semi-routine reports or analyses, summarize findings, and make recommendations, to solve administrative problems.
  • Provide back-up support for recruiting activities such maintaining the job posting system, preparing offer letters, setting up interview schedules, processing background check, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field, or equivalent combination of training and experience is required. 
  • Minimum 5 years of Human Resources related experience.
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in a biotechnology, life science, or other regulated industry preferred.
  • HRIS software systems experience is required.
  • PHR certified, preferred.

Skills, Abilities, and Other Requirements

  • Knowledge of HR program, process and employment law and regulations.
  • Ability to work conscientiously and with minimal direction, using good judgment, taking initiative to accomplish short and long-range projects, and recommend actions with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work as a team member, multi-task and be very flexible to adapt to the ever-changing work priorities and requirements of a dynamic, fast growing company.
  • Ability to handle confidential information, maintaining high levels of integrity and discretion.
  • Must have a supportive, approachable style, enjoy contact with employees and external contacts at all levels, have the ability to engage people in conversations and good listening skills.
  • Ability to analyze issues, determine causes of problems, identify, and implement solutions.
  • Requires excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required.   Understanding of web-based Human Resources applications preferred.
  • Ability to lift 10-15 pounds.
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Manager, Human Resources

Posted: August 20, 2020

Current Location: Hayward, CA

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Position Summary

The Human Resources Manager plays a key role in planning, organizing, and executing HR programs.  Responsibilities will include a wide variety of HR related duties including talent acquisition, compensation, employee engagement, performance management, employee retention and development, employee relations, and other HR functions as required.  S/he will be comfortable interacting with all levels of the organization with a passion for developing programs and strategies that support the employee and business needs. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and cultivate strong partnerships with management to offer thought leadership on organizational and people-related strategy and execution to ensure a high-performing, engaged workforce.
  • Manage full cycle recruiting process to attract, recruit, assess and hire top talent into the organization.
  • Manage the processes for requisition and approvals, job description development, and employee focused communications.
  • Provide oversight for compensation related activities including industry benchmarking data, pay grade leveling and overall support to ensure the Company’s pay practices are competitive.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to understand the needs of the business.
  • Coach hiring managers and interview teams on best practice interviewing and recruiting as well as other training needs.
  • Advise, guide and coach leaders at all levels within the Company to navigate the complexities of managing teams, managing career development, developing a high-performance culture, providing conflict resolution strategies, etc.
  • Work with managers and employees to address people relations issues, fairly representing all interests.
  • Collaborate in the design and implementation of HR programs including.
  • Provide metrics and insights to develop and support executive and Board updates and talent review processes.  
  • Research, monitor, maintain and prepare semi-routine reports or analyses, summarize findings, and make recommendations, to solve administrative problems. 
  • Conduct new employee orientations and oversee onboarding program for all regular employees, temporary staff, and contractors.
  • Maintain, review, and analyze employee data in ATS and HRIS ensuring data integrity.
  • Support activities related to performance reviews, promotions, workforce planning and talent calibration.
  • Support benefits plans, annual benefits open enrollment, and employee benefits questions.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain required compliance reporting.
  • Act as liaison with Workers Compensation insurer to manage all workers compensation claims to closure
  • Support other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of HR experience in roles of increasing complexity and scope or combination of education and experience.
  • Current HR industry certification (e.g. PHR, SPHR, etc.) a plus.
  • Experience in recruiting, headcount planning, sourcing, interviewing, and closing candidates required.
  • Experience with ATS and HRIS systems preferably ADP Workforce Now. 
  • Experience in public medical device, biotech, pharma companies with international presence a plus.

 

 

Skills, Abilities, and Other Requirements

  • Ability to provide strong consultative skills to managers and work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Proficient knowledge and skill in Microsoft Office Suite applications.  Understanding of web-based Human Resources applications preferred.
  • Knowledge of HR program, process and employment law and regulations.Proven experience in recruiting in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple open requisitions and work with all hiring managers at all levels in a results-driven environment with competing demands.
  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict confidentiality on matters that require discretion.
  • Experience handling sensitive employee relations matters with tact and diplomacy. Well-versed in HR compliance, legislation, and best practices.
  • Exceptional communication, customer service skills, and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to work conscientiously and with minimal direction, using good judgment, taking initiative to accomplish short and long-range projects, and recommend actions with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work as a team member, multi-task and be very flexible to adapt to the ever-changing work priorities and requirements of a dynamic, fast growing company.
  • Ability to lift 10-15 pounds. 

 

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Legal

Legal Counsel

Posted: August 17, 2020

Current Location: Hayward, CA

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Position Summary

The General Counsel is a member of the Executive Team.  Responsible for advising the Chief Executive Officer, members of the executive leadership team and the Board of Directors on various critical legal and business matters. The General counsel will provide legal advice on contracts, legal risks, and business terms.  He/she will develop a good understanding of the Company’s operations and possess the ability to evaluate and balance both legal and business factors when providing recommendations.  The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge base in areas appropriate for an experienced in-house counsel at a medical device company.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advise executives, senior management and the Board of Directors on various matters such as legal rights, and new and existing laws.
  • Provide legal advice related to public company reporting and compliance, including SEC rules and regulations and NASDAQ listing standards; handling statutory filings, managing and advising on corporate governance and disclosure matters; maintain corporate records; routine counseling on corporate issues including close interaction with executive management.
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management regarding domestic and international commercialization, including expansion in select geographies.
  • Actively participates in corporate level transactions, including identifying key issues and risks, evaluate new business partnerships with vendors and subcontractors; work closely with other members of the Company’s management team and inform and advise the Company’s Board of Directors as needed.
  • A hands-on approach and attention to detail in performing various duties, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various agreements.  Example agreements include domestic and international distribution agreements, specialized product purchase/use agreements with physicians, manufacturing/supply contracts with suppliers of materials or services, clinical trial agreements, professional services agreements, consulting agreements, branding/marketing/PR agreements, joint venture agreements, consents/permissions forms, confidentiality agreements, and other miscellaneous contracts and corporate documents.
  • Advise business managers throughout the contract negotiation process with respect to the areas of legal risk and exposure, while recommending strategies to achieve a satisfactory outcome.
  • Create/modify appropriate template contracts tailored to the business needs; draft agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights; manage contract database.
  • Ensure that the Company is compliant with its data protection obligations, including (but not limited to), requests for personal data, DSARs, privacy policies, privacy assessments and data processing agreements.
  • Develop corporate governance, business and compliance policies and practices, enforce policies and regulations in all aspects and levels across the Company.
  • Oversee compliance with corporate governance and the Company’s privacy compliance program, including applicable policies and procedures; participate in training of employees, including field and sales teams.
  • Work closely with the various departments and provide recommendations and comprehensive legal and compliance support where required; guide interdisciplinary teams and management on regulatory issues and health care compliance and provide time and effective legal advice and risk guidance on daily activities; provide risk management and mitigation counseling.
  • Advise on applicable laws, regulations and regulatory guidelines governing commercial and scientific interactions with healthcare professionals, patients, advocacy groups and other business partners, including, but not limited to compliance with Federal and state anti-kickback statutes, False Claims Act, the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, HIPAA and product liability law.
  • Preserve all corporate records.  Handle all statutory filings, such as licensing forms.
  • Negotiate, draft, and implement a variety of multi-party agreements including mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, and joint ventures.
  • Oversee the selection, retention, management, and evaluation of all outside counsel.
  • Provide overall leadership and management of legal function including leading, mentoring, and developing the legal team.

 

Education and Experience

  • J.D. degree from a national law school and strong academic credentials
  • 10+ years of hands-on legal experience supporting corporate governance issues, corporate and commercial contracting activities and healthcare compliance activities, and corporate secretarial duties
  • Leading law firm and/or in-house medical device/biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry experience is required
  • Active member of the California State Bar or California State Bar eligibility
  • Strong knowledge of contract documents and concepts and strong drafting skills, attention to details is important
  • Understanding of, and experience with, regulatory framework applicable to interactions with healthcare professionals, patient privacy, and related issues
  • Experience in strategic M&A activities.
  • Strong understanding of medical device, biotech or pharmaceutical operations and the ability to create policies and programs that work for the business
  • Great negotiating skill, ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks and work independently under tight deadlines
  • Proven track record of delivering consistently on complex projects under challenging circumstances with a sense of urgency, but with the ability to also keep broader strategic objectives in focus
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in both individual and group settings
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure, manage a significant number of projects simultaneously and to thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environment

 

Skills, Abilities, and Other Requirements

  • Proficient knowledge and skill in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Excellent oral written communication skills and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work conscientiously and with minimal direction, using good judgment, taking initiative to accomplish short and long-range projects, and recommend actions with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work as a team member, multi-task and be very flexible to adapt to the ever-changing work priorities and requirements of a dynamic, fast growing company.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.  Overnight and/or international travel may be required.
  • Ability to lift 10-15 pounds. 
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