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Mechanical Engineer



Other Engineering, Product, Operations · Full-time, Intern, Volunteer
Vienna, Austria
50,000 EUR per year
Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Millions of people worldwide suffer from brain-related issues, such as migraine & dementia, that can already be addressed with the latest breakthroughs in neurotechnology.

We leverage cutting-edge research to develop drastically better solutions for the greatest challenges to brain health.

Mission-driven and with extensive international experience in MedTech, neuroscience, and AI, we have swiftly raised significant public and private capital and are currently at the most exciting point in the life of a startup: launching the moonshot. Help us build the business and grow the team to advance our innovations and bring them to the masses.

YOUR ROLE: Mechanical Engineer

You will complement the team of electrical engineers by designing and developing our medical brain stimulation device, iterating from first prototypes to serial-manufacturing ready products. For that, it is essential to co-locate with the team in Vienna, Austria – but we value performance and value-creation over facetime.

WHAT YOU WILL DO: Build Brainstimulation headsets for at-home use

  • Design, test, and develop prototypes for market that can withstand strong magnetic fields
  • Design lightweight shielding for TMS compatible EEG electrode circuits and microphones
  • Develop at-home headwear for market considering UX & commercial viability
  • Work within medical regulatory requirements (FDA, ISO, IEC) and comply to ISO 13485 QMS as well as IEC60601 medical device safety standards
  • Collaborate with regulatory, electrical engineering, and founding members to find pragmatic and compliant solutions to iterate quickly

YOUR PROFILE: Drive & Ownership


  • 4+ years hands-on product development experience from prototyping to manufacturing
  • Background in Mechanical Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering, or related field
  • Ability to assemble small series (CE compliance) yourself
  • Experience with electro-mechanical CAD (Solidworks)
  • Experience with 3D printing (ideally even with metals)
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot, fast
  • Solutions driven personality and high creativity
  • Can-do attitude
  • English proficiency
  • Work permit for Austria


  • Advanced degree in (Electro-, Bio-) Mechanical Engineering or Neuroengineering
  • Released at least one medical product to market (IEC60601, ISO 13485)
  • Experience with designing devices on the head
  • Experience working with dry EEG electrodes

YOUR BENEFITS: Gain hands-on experience in setting up a fast-growing startup

  • Be at the forefront of the NeuroTech industry
  • Ride a steep learning curve
  • Access world-class mentors
  • Earn equity and create value for your own
  • Enjoy the advantages of a meritocracy with regards to days off or working hour schedule
  • Co-locate with ergometric furniture in exciting office prime location in the city center of Vienna
  • Enjoy free coffee, brainfood, drinks, and brain stimulation experiments ;-)

This is a unique opportunity to join an early-stage venture advancing closed-loop non-invasive brain stimulation to address unmet, globally relevant clinical needs. You will join a highly competent team supported by seasoned MedTech experts, outstanding advisors, and world-leading scientists.

Joining us is more than saying “yes” to making the world a healthier (and exciting) place. It’s unlocking a career in an outstandingly exciting industry - a nucleus of what is to become a globally important company. At Brightmind.AI you will join a culture driven by excellence that helps you not only mmeet your goals, but also create new ones.

ABOUT US: Private and public capital backed technology enthusiasts

Brightmind.AI is an Austrian MedTech startup founded in 2022 that brings clinically proven, self-learning neuromodulation to everyday life. With its ‘closed-loop’ non-invasive brain stimulation technology, Brightmind.AI personalizes stimulation and continuously improves the efficacy of therapies to the central nervous system. The competitive advantage is based on this continuous learning cycle and proprietary designs of an effective stimulation technique.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply, and we can help with immigration.

WHAT WE VALUE: Bright minds

  • Driving change in the field of neurotechnology, fast
  • Working on a cause that one can be proud of
  • Intellectual integrity
  • Taking ownership
  • Having fun

WHAT WE OFFER: Meritocracy

  • At least (!) €50k gross p.a.
  • Equity
  • Readiness to tailor to your experiences & preferences

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