Job ID R-408679 Date posted 11/01/2021

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll join a driven, agile engineering team working in a startup-like environment that has the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company. In engineering, you could be involved in everything from operations, production and construction to information technology and maintenance environments, all while analyzing and developing solutions to further our engineering capabilities. You’ll use your talent and track record of solving complex problems to achieve one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

The Sr. Engineer I, Systems will work with a cross-functional team to develop and sustain Diabetes Care technologies and corresponding systems. The Sr. Engineer will drive technical aspects of projects focusing on connected embedded systems and solutions. The candidate will function within a group that acts as the hub of product development within the R&D organization defining the direction of performance requirements, interfaces, subsystem trade-offs and traceability of design control requirements.

This role involves utilizing technical knowledge and engineering tools and methodologies to define and connect pieces across different functional elements (Software, Mechanical, Electrical, etc) within a regulated environment. You will ensure the product requirements are defined/maintained and the lower-level functional design teams deliver to those requirements. The successful candidate will have an exciting opportunity to contribute to BD Advanced Diabetes Care (ADC) R&D organization tied to the development of a new business platform for the Diabetes Care market.


  • Define and drive system-level requirements and architectural decisions

  • Communicate with users, scientists, and customer-facing associates like marketing and field service associates to finesse the customer experience

  • Develop system and subsystem requirements. Play an essential role in Risk Analysis and Risk Management

  • Develop and execute formal and informal test protocols. Use finding to drive decision-making and iterate on the design

  • Utilize modelling tools to simulate and analyze systems, subsystems and data

  • Communicate requirements and results with the cross-functional teams

  • Provide technical expertise to the Systems Engineering Team and cross-functional project teams to support development and submission objectives

  • Contribute to best-in-class systems engineering functional excellence, including data-driven approach with focus on superior user experience

  • Participate in Design and Technical Reviews to ensure sound decision making is made across the program

  • Establish criteria and methodologies for verification and validation of CTQs and all product requirements

  • Write protocols and reports for integrated system verification and validation testing

  • Support the commercial launch of the system including product surveillance and support

  • Work with process improvement groups to establish effective work products and processes for Systems Engineering deliverables and standardize these across all new product development efforts

  • Promote the Systems engineering function and serve as a driver for the application of a systems-oriented focus to all Diabetes Care development teams and partners

  • As required, serve as a resource within the R&D organization to:

    • Analyze, critique and make technical contributions to projects across the breadth of the organization. Supply critical organizational, analysis and problem solving skills to all aspects of our development programs

    • Coordinate and manage complex technical development activities involving cross-functional teams working within and external to the BD organization

    • Serve as a continued customer advocate


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline, e.g. System Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, or a closely related technical degree is required. Graduate degree in these fields desired

  • 4+ years of hands-on experience in embedded system development is highly desired

  • 4+ years of hands-on experience in one or more areas related to drug delivery, or connected medical devices such as signal processing, embedded systems, electronics, software, and/or cybersecurity strongly preferred

  • Experience in experimental techniques, statistical analysis & engineering investigation techniques

  • Experience with firmware and real-time embedded system development and design principles is required

  • Experience with electrical hardware development and design principles is required

  • Experience in a regulated environment is preferred

  • Familiar working with external contract design and manufacturing facilities

  • Familiarity with regulations and compliance testing is desired

  • Familiarity with requirement management tools and principals is required

  • Experience working with engineering and other professionals in a cross-functional matrix organization is required

  • Demonstrated experience in working on projects at various stages from concept through commercial launch is preferred

  • Demonstrated technical contributions to a project or product in at least one technical discipline is required; multiple disciplines is a preferred


  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skill.

  • Must be a self-starter

  • Strong technical leadership and interpersonal communication skills

  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills

  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams

Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law. 

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health™ by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care.

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