Senior Systems Engineer
- Located in Bethesda, MD
- Competitive salary, excellent stock option package and strong benefits
- Design, implement and test medical devices consisting of complex, integrated hardware and software systems intended for the acquisition, processing and analysis of physiologic signals.
- Drive system design across breadth of engineering organization, while contributing with deep technical expertise in at least one area of Mechanical, Hardware or Software Engineering.
- Manage Systems Engineering team to meet company and engineering milestones.
- System Architecture
- Selection of appropriate hardware and software platforms for next generation devices.
- Design and implement proof-of-concept simulations and/or prototypes.
- Develop specifications for medical devices and associated data communication, typically including product functional specifications, design specifications and verification/validation procedures.
- Error budgets, reliability analysis, design for manufacturability, and design for cost.
- System Analysis
- Troubleshoot and provide technical assessments of system level performance issues in existing products covering multiple domains (e.g. analog, digital and/or software).
- Interact with clinical and marketing on the technical assessment and management of device complaints and feedback.
- Effectively collaborate with mechanical engineers, software engineers and technicians on a variety of system level issues.
- System Integration and Testing
- Define and implement system verification and validation protocols per company guidelines; execute verification and validation tests and associated documentation that comply with US and international medical device regulations and corporate quality management systems procedures.
- Generate and manage timelines, resources, and budgets for completion of assigned projects.
- Provide technical leadership on various engineering projects and/or sub-projects.
- Lead / participate in specific algorithm, mechanical, electrical or software designs depending on background and expertise.
- Bachelor’s and 8+ years’ experience or Master’s and 6+ years’ experience or PhD and 3+ years’ experience in Biomedical, Electrical, Computer, Systems, or Mechanical Engineering is required.
- Experience with product development in a regulated environment.
- Experience with medical devices performing real-time data acquisition. Experience with EEG systems is strongly preferred.
- Demonstrated understanding of the product development life cycle.
- Beneficial hardware expertise includes: Wireless (RF) communication standards, analog circuit design and Bio-Electrical interfaces.
- Beneficial software experience includes: Matlab, C/C++, VHDL, VeriLog, and Linux.
- Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
- Flexibility, willingness to learn, and a demonstrated ability to come up to speed quickly on new technologies and technical issues.
- Ability to operate effectively in a multi-disciplinary, team-oriented culture that emphasizes professional development.
- Comfortable working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial culture.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to send their resume and a cover letter including availability to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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