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 client contact including meetings to discuss upcoming projects
Develop project plan to satisfying milestones and deadlines with required actions.
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
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