Founded in 2014 in Oakland, California, Hound Labs, Inc. is a point-of-care health technology company that has developed ultra-sensitive and portable solutions for the measurement and identification of minute concentrations of particles and pathogens that until now required large-scale and expensive diagnostic equipment. The Company’s point-of-care solutions include the HOUND® MARIJUANA BREATHALYZER, which allows employers and law enforcement to rapidly identify recent marijuana use while on-site, and the HOUND® COVID-19 BREATHALYZER, which captures breath samples on-location for laboratory identification of COVID-19 in breath. 

    LOCATION: Newark, CA 


    • Responsible for testing and troubleshooting systems and interpreting results
    • Develops and executes test plans and protocols for performance evaluation, life-cycle testing, and verification and validation
    • Uses statistical analysis tools to inform test design and data analysis
    • Designs, builds, and uses test stands as required
    • Responsible for managing external testing as required
    • Generates technical documentation for use in troubleshooting and production testing
    • Works with Quality Assurance team to establish inspection criteria and test methods
    • All other duties as assigned 


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or relevant scientific discipline
    • Minimum 7 years relevant professional experience 
    • Experience performing system and subsystem verification and validation
    • Experience with system integration and performance evaluation
    • Experience writing and executing test plans and protocols
    • Experience developing bench tests and test fixtures
    • Experience developing test software and/or scripts (e.g. LabView, Python, etc.)
    • Experience with relevant test and measurement equipment
    • Hands-on experience with electro-mechanical devices and systems
    • Experience with biochemical assay systems highly desire
    • Skilled in statistical data analysis and quality control 
    • Proven skills in problem solving and root cause analysis
    • Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be highly task oriented
    • Experience working with medical, diagnostic, or life science instruments preferred

    Diversity is important at Hound Labs. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.