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Electronic Engineer

Position

Electronic Engineer (part-time)

Location

Palo Alto, CALIFORNIA United States

Application Date

February 29, 2024

Job Link

https://scan2screen.files.wordpress.com/2024/02/scan2screen_jobposting_electronicengineer.pdf

Job Contact

flueckiger@scan2screen.com

Palo Alto, February 2024
 

Job Opportunity: Electronic Engineer – Systems Control at Scan2Screen US LLC

 

Scan2Screen, a pioneer in multispectral digitization workflows for historical films, is seeking a dedicated electronic engineer with expertise in systems control to join our dynamic team at Scan2Screen US LLC in Palo Alto.

https://scan2screen.com/

About Scan2Screen:

Scan2Screen leverages a state-of-the-art multispectral scanner and cutting-edge software for image processing, rooted in over a decade of scientific research by Barbara Flueckiger, founder of the Timeline of Historical Film Colors, and her teams. With headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, and Palo Alto, California, Scan2Screen is at the forefront of film digitization, committed to flexibility and innovation.

Scan2Screen’s services include:

  • Consulting
  • Digitization and / or restoration of historical color films
  • Implementing a consistently automated and standardized approach that that adheres to transparency, documentation, and reversibility requirements, aligning with restoration ethics. This approach is designed to flexibly accommodate diverse demands from different archiving strategies
  • A multispectral, fully modular film scanner capable of adapting to future technological innovations and standards
  • Fully automated workflows including color management and color reconstruction processes
  • Production of digital assets for the distribution and long-term preservation of digital copies, enriched with comprehensive context information
  • Semantic indexing of films, facilitating seamless integration into metadata management and asset management systems in accordance with international standards
  • Licensing of hardware and software
  • Curation of film restoration projects
  • Physical measurements, colorimetry, and documentation of film stocks
  • Identification of historical color film stocks

Job Title: Electronic Engineer — Systems Control

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering.
  • Excellent knowledge of systems control with microcomputers (Arduino, Raspberry etc.).
  • Knowledge of I2C and other communication protocols.
  • Experience with or willingness to learn about data flow for camera systems.
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Detail-oriented with a goal-oriented and efficient working style.
  • Innovative personality with a high degree of flexibility to work with a radically new approach.
  • Good communication skills.

Scope

The selected candidate will play a crucial role in advancing systems control and hardware for the Scan2Screen multispectral film digitization workflow.

Employment

Employer: Scan2Screen US LLC, Palo Alto

Work Arrangement: Hybrid remote and Bay Area (office space in Palo Alto).

Start Date: March 2024 or later

Initial Period: 40% employment, with potential for increase based on project acquisition

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, salary range $50 to $100 per hour

US work authorization required

Further information about the project and its details will be provided to selected candidates.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a single PDF file (smaller than 10MB) containing a  cover letter, résumé, and diplomas to flueckiger@scan2screen.com, with the subject line “Application Scan2Screen.”

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position has been filled.

Barbara Flueckiger, Scan2Screen US LLC, https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4954-5469

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