Senior Systems Engineer

at Medical Engineering Innovations, Inc. (view profile)
Location Madison, WI
Date Posted January 13, 2020
Category Medical Device
Job Type Full-time
Address 3591 Anderson Street, Suite 218


Medical Engineering Innovations, Inc. (MEI), Madison, WI 53704

Join us in the fight against cancer! MEI is a start-up company developing radio frequency (RF) based electro-surgical tools to treat cancer. We’re looking for a Senior Systems Engineer for Medical Devices to join our team. This experienced, results-driven person will be instrumental in obtaining FDA clearance for the SwiftBlade™ System.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Perform Systems Engineering tasks of various complexities with independence, competence, and attention to detail.
  • Lead resolution of Systems Engineering issues including architecture, hardware, and software design trade-offs.
  • Create and modify complex electronic assemblies.
  • Advance the development of an RF generator system in compliance with IEC 60601 electrical safety standards.
  • Design, configure, and test device software.
  • Design electrical schematics and PCB layouts and create Gerber files for sourcing of boards.
  • Interpret customer requirements, break them down into sub-system and component requirements, and document for regulatory submission.
  • Create sub-system and component designs and specifications in support of Medical Device design requirements.
  • Prepare reports to communicate design decisions and/or test results for technical and regulatory audiences.
  • Maintain bills of materials for project.
  • Oversee prototyping, troubleshooting, and debugging of product.
  • Oversee product verification and validation testing and trace documentation; make modifications as required.
  • Author and manage design-related quality documents to demonstrate compliance with applicable ISO standards and FDA regulations.
  • Assist with the writing of regulatory submissions.
  • Comply with the company quality system.
  • Assure product quality by utilizing design-for-assembly, design-for-test, and design-for-manufacturability principles.
  • Utilize and validate design-related software tools.
  • Support design control compliance through design reviews, risk analysis, reliability analysis, ECO processes, requirements traceability, etc.
  • Directly interface with manufacturing contractors to ensure successful completion of project from development through manufacture.
  • Research and develop future products and improvements to existing design.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Biomedical Engineering, with 5 years’ experience; or 10+ years’ experience in Systems Engineering for Medical Device design
  • Experience in developing device(s) specific to establishing product requirements, product specification, risk management, verification and validation, etc.
  • Experience in designing in compliance with IEC 60601 electrical safety standards
  • Experience with high-level design including system-level architecture, design trade-offs, and constraints
  • Experience with microcontrollers, FPGA, and ARM
  • Experience with RTOS
  • Experience with analog and digital circuit design including schematics and PCB layout
  • Experience using CAD systems for schematic entry and PCB layout
  • Experience performing electrical tests using DMMs, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and other standard tools
  • Organizational skills/hands-on experience working with multi-functional teams
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications
  • Skilled in verbal and written communications
  • Interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills

Additional Desired Experience
Extra consideration will be given to candidates who have experience with the following:

  • Medical device development
  • RF device development
  • Embedded firmware to deliver required functions
  • LTspice simulation software
  • Atlassian software tools

Benefits include Medical, Dental, 401K, Disability and Life insurance, Vacation, Paid Time Off, and more.

Our location offers free parking and is served by Madison Metro Transit.

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