Senior Systems Engineer

Position Overview

  • Located in Bethesda, MD
  • Competitive salary, excellent stock option package and strong benefits


Key Tasks

  • 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.


Job Requirements

  • 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.

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