We’re changing injury prevention.

We do this by performing influential and highly-cited research, maintaining state-of-the-art testing capabilities, and leveraging a global network of leaders in biomechanical engineering and data analytics. If you're interested in joining a team that is passionate about solving challenging problems, give us a ring.

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Our mission

Biocore's mission is to provide the highest level of engineering and analytics expertise to clients dedicated to the understanding and reduction of injury.

2023 Season Start

Career Openings

Biocore LLC is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

If interested in one of the positions below, please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@biocorellc.com.

Location: Charlottesville, VA
Industry: Engineering Consulting

The Role:  The team fuses data streams from athlete-worn sensors, computer vision of game and practice video, human-conducted game tagging/rating systems (see PFF), and various SQL/NoSQL databases to maintain a comprehensive picture of athlete health and safety.  Your role is to ensure the integrity and efficiency of the team’s data pipelines and databases. You can read about some of the work that we have done to support our client.

Who you are:

  • You have experience building APIs as part of a team building dynamic web applications
  • You deliver standardized, fully tested code in a CI/CD environment
  • You have experience deploying a wide variety of relational (SQL) and non-relational (DynamoDB) databases
  • You have experience building serverless architectures that leverage technologies such as such as CDK, Lambda, API Gateway, Fargate
  • You know how to select and build an optimal data pipeline for the task at hand, balancing speed/efficiency against flexibility as needed (i.e., you understand the fundamentals of data architecture)
  • You have experience deploying, configuring, and securing data pipelines and databases to support analytic workloads in cloud environments (especially AWS)
  • You have experience cleaning and merging streaming data arriving simultaneously in a variety of formats.
  • You are a great teammate who enjoys working with others to build things as a team that you could not accomplish as individuals.

Desired Education and Experience:

  • S. degree in a technical field and a minimum of 2-3 additional years of professional data engineering experience
  • Experience deploying and securing databases and APIs in cloud environments
  • Programming Languages: proficient in bash/Linux and Python
  • Experience working as a member of a data science, data engineering, or dev ops team

Bonus Points Given:

  • Certified Data Management Profession (CDMP), Google Professional Data Engineer, or AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, etc.
  • Experience working with professional sports league or team (NFL, NBA, MLB, Premier League)
  • NCAA and/or professional athlete
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Industry: Consulting

Position Details

Biocore has an immediate opening for a part-time or full-time Engineer I  or Engineer II (based on experience) for our Helmets Team. The right individual will support ongoing safety equipment testing and evaluation through design of experiment, design and maintenance of laboratory equipment, hands-on support of lab operations, and analysis of research findings. The position is based out of primary offices in Charlottesville, VA.

Employment Type

  • Part-time or Full-time, exempt employee
  • In person in Charlottesville, VA
  • Willingness to travel up to 20%.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field
  • Demonstrated experience with laboratory testing, design, and/or test fixture fabrication. Preference given to direct experience with data acquisition system operation.
  • Biomechanics, kinesiology, or related experience a plus.

Compensation

Competitive salary with comprehensive benefits package (includes medical, dental, vision, and stipends for health and wellness), and a performance-based bonus program.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Collect high-quality test data using a variety of custom and/or industrial systems.
  • Perform data analysis to summarize findings for research project stakeholders.
  • Assist in design of experiments for new research projects.
  • Develop new testing protocols including design of fixtures & equipment, selection of data collection systems, and development of procedures.
  • Maintain testing capacity through inventory, ordering tools/equipment/testing supplies, and performing troubleshooting and repair of mechanical and electronic systems and equipment.
  • Ensure that tools and test equipment are properly maintained and calibrated.

Technical capabilities

  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic systems, including system design.
  • Ability to read and follow electrical/mechanical schematics to assist in isolating fault to root cause component/assembly.
  • Ability to troubleshoot wiring and complete I/O checks.
  • (Preferred) Experience designing and debugging DC circuits and using an oscilloscope.
  • (Preferred) Familiarity/experience with data collection systems.

General capabilities

  • Detail oriented with excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Safety-centric engineer possessing familiarity with standard and custom safety protocols.
  • Computer literacy and data analysis proficiency using Excel, Python, R, Matlab or equivalent.
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills; able to write technical documentation.
  • Able to lift 50-lbs unassisted.

Working style/character qualities

  • Commitment to quality, integrity, and accountability.
  • Detail oriented, methodic, and cautious
  • Self-driven; ability to work both independently and in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Enjoy both hands-on and office work and be able to quickly adapt and learn.

This position is available for immediate start. If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@biocorellc.com.

Location: Charlottesville, VA
Industry: Consulting

Position Details

Biocore has an immediate opening for a full-time Sr. Engineer I, Biomechanics. The right individual will support research and analysis for lower extremity biomechanics, focused on understanding how technique, training, equipment, and surfaces influence injury risk and performance. The position is based at our primary office in Charlottesville, VA.

Employment Type

  • Full-time, exempt employee
  • In person at offices in Charlottesville, VA
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% of the year.

Position Requirements

Advanced degree in one of the interrelated disciplines of sports biomechanics and/or kinesiology, biomedical engineering, or mechanical engineering including demonstrated experience with biomechanics, lower extremity injury, sports performance, data collection, and prior management of research projects.

Compensation

Competitive salary with comprehensive benefits package (includes medical, dental, vision, and stipends for health and wellness), and a performance-based bonus program.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support review and analysis of lower extremity injuries.
  • Perform analysis to identify causal factors contributing to injury.
  • Design and perform new mechanical tests to characterize sensitivity of new human surrogates, equipment, and/or facilities designed to reduce risk of injury.
  • Read and summarize published literature to the team and to external stakeholders.
  • Write and publish research manuscripts.
  • Scope future research studies to answer questions related to injury reduction and sport performance.
  • Present results to diverse stakeholders including clinicians, researchers, executives, and industry partners.

Technical Capabilities

  • Knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology.
  • Knowledge of musculoskeletal injury and human tolerance to dynamic loading.
  • Fluency in engineering mechanics, including viscoelasticity of biological materials.
  • Statistical knowledge required for design of experiments, including study design, test matrix development, power analysis, and data analysis.
  • Familiarity/experience with data collection systems such as marker/markerless motion capture, force plates, NI DAQ.
  • Computer literacy, including data analysis programming proficiency using Excel, Python, R, MATLAB, or equivalent.

Working Character Qualities

  • Ability to critically think and problem solve.
  • Ability to analyze data, consolidate, and distill into key results and outcomes.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, able to present to a range of audiences.
  • Methodic, cautious, detail oriented, organized, proactive.
  • Self-driven, able to work both independently and as an integral team member.

Biocore LLC is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This position is available for immediate start. If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@biocorellc.com.

Location: Charlottesville, VA
Industry: Engineering Consulting

Position Details

Biocore has an immediate opening for a full-time engineer. The right individual will support an ongoing expansion of the surface injury prevention program with testing and analytics expertise dedicated to understanding the mechanical response of natural, hybrid, and synthetic turf play surfaces. The position is based out of primary offices in Charlottesville, VA.\

Employment Type

  • Full-time, exempt employee
  • In person in Charlottesville, VA
  • Willingness to travel up to 30%.

Compensation

Competitive salary with comprehensive benefits package (includes medical, dental, vision, and stipends for health and wellness), and a performance-based bonus program.

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in one of the interrelated disciplines of mechanical or electrical engineering, mechatronics, sports biomechanics and/or kinesiology, or computer science fields. Demonstrated specific experience in sports and/or field surface design, construction and management is preferred.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a detailed understanding of testing devices’ hardware and software.
  • Collect high-quality test data using a variety of lab and/or industrial systems.
  • Ensures that tools and test equipment are properly maintained and calibrated.
  • Support deployment and implementation of new test devices and methods with clubs and leagues, including training, troubleshooting, and maintaining service documentation.
  • Support development of technical documentation related to field testing procedures, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Support troubleshooting and repair of mechanical and electronic systems and equipment.

 

General capabilities

  • Familiarity/experience with data collection systems.
  • Computer literacy and data analysis proficiency using Excel, Python, R, Matlab or equivalent.
  • Familiarity/experience with field testing devices and procedures.
  • Familiarity with safety protocols and track record of following them rigorously.
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills; able to write testing documentation.
  • Able to lift 50-lbs unassisted.

Technical capabilities

  • Working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic systems, including system design.
  • Ability to read and follow electrical/mechanical schematics to assist in isolating fault to root cause component/assembly.
  • Ability to troubleshoot wiring and complete I/O checks.
  • (Preferred) Experience designing and debugging DC circuits and using an oscilloscope.
  • (Preferred) Experience with integration of IC chips and communication protocols (SPI, I2C).
  • (Preferred) PLC programming, particularly B&R, Allen-Bradley, and/or Siemens controllers.
  • (Preferred) Familiarity with modern sports field surface systems.
  • (Preferred) Familiarity with biomechanical engineering principles.

Working style/character qualities

  • Adaptable, able to learn from peers, proactive.
  • Methodic, cautious, detail oriented, organized, proactive.
  • Self-driven and ability to work both independently and as an integral team member.

This position is available for immediate start. If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@biocorellc.com.

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Discover Our Products

Biocore is committed to innovation. As leaders in biomechanics, engineering, analysis, and machine learning, Biocore is fundamentally changing injury prevention in automotive, sports, military, and other environments. From hardware to software, Biocore is creating products that will help people increase performance while maintaining and enhancing safety profiles.