Highly regarded medical devices design company seeks a Principal Systems Engineer to lead electromechanical and electronic systems development for new medical device platforms. The Systems Engineer will develop systems architecture, requirements, specifications and verification reports, working in a dynamic medical device R&D environment.

Our medical device clients seek systems engineers who are career-driven, have strong backgrounds in all areas of electromechanical systems development.  Our companies offer excellent career growth potential, and excellent benefits. We have many opportunities – all with top medical device companies seeking the best in engineering leadership.

typical roles and responsibilities for Principal Systems Engineer

  • Develop requirements, specifications, test plans and verification reports.
  • Develop systems architecture, prototypes, analyze and design electronic and electro-mechanical sub-assemblies.
  • Perform system performance documentation and budget analyses, including tolerance stack-ups, cost breakdowns, error budgets, power, and weight
  • Manage and support team direct reports
  • Manage contractors
  • Manage client contact including meetings to discuss upcoming projects
  • Develop project plan to satisfying milestones and deadlines with required actions.
  • Manage project status, tracking plans, issues, timelines, action items, and budgets.
  • Manage project regulatory requirements per applicable US and foreign medical device directives
  • Oversee the process of preparing new or modified products ensuring compliance to internal and customer requirements.
  • Provide systems leadership to cross functional engineering teams, including design and quality
  • Assist with preparation of proposals and quotations for clients; interface as needed to resolve questions in a timely manner.

Requirements for Principal Systems Engineer

  • BS in Electrical Engineering; MS preferred.  Candidates with engineering degrees in other disciplines will be considered based on experience
  • 5+ years of product development leadership experience, leading significant projects from early stage development to production.
  • 10+ years in systems engineering roles and/or electrical engineering design and development, preferably for Class II or Class III medical devices.
  • A depth of experience with systems engineering and requirements management.
  • A track record of accomplishment in managing projects involving embedded microcontrollers, hardware architecture, embedded software design, motor and control feedback circuits, sensors, mixed signal circuit design and PCB layout.
  • A depth of experience in driving cross-functional, multi-departmental project work with a track record of strong accomplishment in achieving results.
  • Strong communications skills; oral, written and electronic, including MO Office Suite and MS Project.
  • The ability to effectively prepare specifications, protocols and reports and formal presentation skills.
  • Must be able to fully interpret technical drawings, specifications and illustrations.

Salary range for Principal Systems Engineer

  • $120,000
  • $130,000
  • $145,000