Senior Systems Requirements Engineer

Medtronic Inc. Louisville , CO 80028

Posted 7 days ago

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Systems Engineer Requirements Management

This position is responsible for management, maintenance and deployment of the Requirements Management System, which includes the Requirements Management process and the requirements database, Cognition Cockpit. The position enables the ET DRM strategy and tactics to achieve desired business results or Product Development related to product quality/reliability, performance, cost and timing. The principal tactics employed by the incumbent include developing and managing feature development within the Cockpit environment enabling Product Development Excellence. This position will work with Product Development organizations at multiple sites to develop new features within Cognition Cockpit. Additionally, this position will lead refinement of processes related to Requirements, Risk and Test Management, integrating best practices of Systems Engineering approaches while ensuring compliance with applicable medical device regulations.


The Restorative Therapies Group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.

SPINE shapes spine surgery for the better; delivering procedural solutions and therapeutic biologics and partnering with other healthcare stakeholders to accelerate innovations that can improve surgical efficiencies and help create better outcomes for more patients.

BRAIN THERAPIES offers an integrated portfolio of devices

and therapies for the treatment of neurological disorders and diseases, as well as surgical technologies designed to improve the precision and workflow of neuro procedures.

PAIN THERAPIES offers solutions from early interventional procedures to implantable surgical technologies that treat chronic pain as well as pain from spinal fractures, cancer and severe spasticity.

SPECIALTY THERAPIES offers a broad portfolio that addresses urologic and gastrointestinal disorders, conditions of the ear, nose and throat, as well as electrosurgical products for soft tissue dissection and hemostatic sealing of soft tissue and bone.

TRANSFORMATIONAL SOLUTIONS is dedicated to developing technology that improves outcomes for doctors and their patients. Our electrosurgical products are designed to assist surgeons during a variety of procedures, including orthopedic, spinal, surgical oncology, plastic/reconstructive, and ENT applications.

A Day in the Life

  • Serve as a Requirements Engineering subject matter expert and primary manager of the Cognition Cockpit Requirements Tool database.

  • Interface with staff across sites to identify new functionality, features, and enhancements to the current system.

  • Manage new feature deployment using Agile methods and provide schedule status reports on project activities.

  • Based on user inputs, design, develop and deliver new features, enhancements or bug fixes thru creation of new or modifications to existing code, User Interfaces, etc.

  • Troubleshoot & debug existing code when issues are identified by users and release timely updates.

  • Responsible for managing and maintaining users, user groups and privileging schema within the Cockpit environment.

  • Identify and implement process and productivity improvements.

  • Prepare, conduct and manage validation testing activities of new feature releases coordinating with the Corporate Cockpit team in compliance with all applicable Corporate IT validation processes.

  • Lead improvements of organizational processes for Requirements, Risk and Test Management, integrating best practices of industry, System and Requirements Engineering principles.

  • Preparing documentation and delivery of training as needed.

  • All activities must be performed in compliance with the Quality System.

  • Performs duties in compliance with environmental, health and safety related site rules, policies or governmental regulations.

  • All other duties as assigned.

  • Travel requirement: 20-30%

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Nice to Have

  • Proficiency in front-end web development (HTML, CSS, Javascript)

  • Previous back-end experience coding in Cognition Cockpit ASE or general scripting experience

  • Strong knowledge of software design, development, debug and test practices.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong leadership skills and mentoring capabilities.

  • Software development experience in the medical industry or other regulated industry.

  • Experience developing GUI applications.

  • Proficiency in modern, iterative software design processes and development practices including Agile and Test-Driven development in medical device environment.

  • Project management skills, including planning, estimation and requirements management.

  • Design for Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification or other Six Sigma discipline such as LEAN

  • Medical device product development experience and a strong understanding of FDA and IEC standards.

  • INCOSE Certified Systems Engineer or equivalent certification.

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)


It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

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Senior Systems Requirements Engineer

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