Sr Systems Engineer New Product Development - Surgical Robotics

Medtronic Inc. North Haven , CT 06473

Posted 2 months ago

Careers that Change Lives

You will join a team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers responsible for further development and enhancement of the launched Medtronic's Robotic Assisted Surgery platform through commercial launch and production scale-up: https://www.medtronic.com/covidien/en-us/robotic-assisted-surgery.html

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

The Surgical Robotics Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

SURGICAL INNOVATIONS set the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services.

A Day in the Life

The Senior Systems Engineer, New Product Development is accountable for the development and timely delivery of systems engineering documentation for Medtronic Surgical Robotics' Advanced Instrumentation products. The successful candidate will work with a cross functional team to perform functional decompositions, develop customer and product requirements, and document system and subsystem architectures. She or he will contribute to the planning, execution, and documentation of trade-off studies, prototype evaluations, and clinical acceptability studies.

You will:

  • Report to the Principal Systems Engineer and Project Technical Lead within the Systems Center of Excellence of the Surgical Robotics R&D division

  • Translate user needs and marketing inputs to customer requirements

  • Perform functional analysis and decomposition, develop and manage product requirements, document system and subsystem architecture

  • Engage with design quality assurance in risk management activities including preliminary hazard analyses and risk mitigation strategies

  • Employ Model Based Systems Engineering best practices to document and communicate system design

  • Oversee, and be deeply acquainted with, regulated development processes and standards for risk management, usability, and safety to ensure systems design and documentation meet relevant safety and regulatory standards

  • Hands-on work with the Robotic System to evaluate user facing behavior

Must Have: Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience

Nice to have:

  • Deep knowledge of Systems Engineering principals and best practices

  • Strong communication skills

  • Expertise in new product development

  • Experience developing complex electromechanical medical devices

  • Strong grasp of design controls and good documentation practices

  • Knowledge of standards including IEC 60601, ISO 14971, ISO 13485 and 62366

  • Bachelor's degree in Biomedical, Electrical, Mechanical, or Systems Engineering required

  • Fluency in English required

  • Advanced degree in Biomedical, Electrical, Mechanical, or Systems Engineering

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as a contributing member of engineering projects

  • Strong organization acumen with the ability to communicate effectively to non-technical audiences

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and contribute to a cross functional product development team

  • Experience in requirements management, risk management, and system architecture documentation

  • Proven track record contributing to products of high complexity in a regulated environment

  • Experience working with multiple teams on concurrent, interdependent projects

  • Solid understanding of structured product development (requirements-driven engineering, documentation, rigorous verification, etc.)

  • Demonstrated skills in self managing priorities

Working Conditions:

  • Remote work from home and standard office setting

  • Based in North Haven, Connecticut or Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  • Infrequent travel may be required

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)

EEO

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: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Oct 5, 2021
  • Travel: Yes, < 25 % of the time 25="" %="" of="" the="">
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