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Staff Systems Engineer

Apply Now Job ID R-332424 Date posted 03/08/2019

Job Description Summary

Staff Systems Engineer is responsible for using their broad technical expertise, leadership skills, and development process knowledge to be the technical leader for product development. In this role, you are expected to translate voice of customer and stakeholder needs into system and product requirements, identify potential hazards and assesses requirements to ensure product compliance to safety and regulatory standards, drive product design architecture definition, proactively identify technical risks and mitigation pathways, and aid cross-functional engineering teams in developing design and process specifications for new hardware and software products that effect many systems or for the enhancement of multiple systems. The expectation for a Staff Systems Engineer is that they represent R&D function on project core teams, act as a leader of technical excellence, and strive for continuous improvement within the Systems Engineering function. As such they are expected to help identify and prioritize tasks/resources, and coach junior resources to ensure that critical project milestones are met and systems integration activities are identified and fulfilled.

Job Description

Staff Systems Engineer is responsible for using their broad technical expertise, leadership skills, and development process knowledge to be the technical leader for product development. In this role, you are expected to translate voice of customer and stakeholder needs into system and product requirements, identify potential hazards and assesses requirements to ensure product compliance to safety and regulatory standards, drive product design architecture definition, proactively identify technical risks and mitigation pathways, and aid cross-functional engineering teams in developing design and process specifications for new hardware and software products that effect many systems or for the enhancement of multiple systems. The expectation for a Staff Systems Engineer is that they represent R&D function on project core teams, act as a leader of technical excellence, and strive for continuous improvement within the Systems Engineering function. As such they are expected to help identify and prioritize tasks/resources, and coach junior resources to ensure that critical project milestones are met and systems integration activities are identified and fulfilled.

What is expected of you for success in your role?

  • Demonstrate knowledge of advanced system-level technology
  • Working knowledge of product development lifecycle
  • Leads system/product-level feasibility and risks assessments
  • Translates voice of customer and stakeholder needs into system and product requirements
  • Facilitates cross-functional knowledge and experiences to promote the understanding and resolution of in-market and product development issues
  • Responsible for coordination of system-level product development and its integration
  • Coach junior associates
  • Serve as a key resource to examine system behavior issues and bring to resolution for existing products
  • Identifies potential hazards and associated control measures
  • Serves as a resource to examine system behavior issues and bring to resolution for existing products
  • Identify opportunities and drives continuous improvement efforts
  • Apply and assert DFSS best practices on all projects

Minimum Qualification

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering. A post graduate degree is desired.
  • 8-10 years related work experience required (combination of work experience and advanced degrees).
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to lead multi-discipline engineering teams.
  • A strong technical background and experience within Systems Engineering – Requirements Management, Hazards Analysis, System Architectural Development, Functional Modeling, Systems Integration, Statistical Test Design, Verification and Validation, Reliability Engineering, and Failure Modes Effects Analysis.
  • Hands-on experience with DFSS, Critical Parameter Management tools
  • Excellent interdepartmental and cross-functional communication skills; strong writing skills.
  • Experience with medical device development is a plus.
  • Experience coaching junior associates a plus.
  • Experience in making architectural decisions in either products or platforms is a plus.
  • Experience working within an agile environment a plus.

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