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Principal Systems Engineer

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Principal Systems Engineer


Carlsbad, California, United States

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Sep 23, 2020

**Principal Systems Engineer**

**Careers that Change Lives**


The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group of Medtronic strives to
enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery,
and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions

Impact patient outcomes.
Come for a job, stay for a career.

of MITG, offers a portfolio of innovative solutions
that spans the continuum of care. We focus on expanding global access to our
therapies that improve clinical outcomes for patients with respiratory

**A Day in the Life**

As member of the RD product development team, the Principal
Systems Engineer is responsible for being a leader in device and system
architecture design in support of Medtronic ventilator products. Principal Systems Engineers are expected to
work individually and with other members of the engineering staff to provide
technical expertise and solutions to engineering problems.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be

+ Lead product development effortas both a system architect and technical leader ensuring proper systemintegration and flow down of user needs, intended use, regulations, andarchitectural intent.

+ Lead a team of multi-disciplineEngineers from Concept through Launch.

+ Participate in the collection,processing, and analysis of user needs.Responsible for translating, allocating, and decomposing toproduct/system requirements and subsystem requirements. Conduct investigation to uncover usecase/condition to help define requirements appropriately.

+ Define, establish, and manage arobust requirements management system to facilitate traceability, impactanalysis, and change management.

+ Collaborate with otherengineering disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, Software, and Controls) aswell other supporting functions such as Quality, Clinical, Regulatory, todevelop, implement, and verify system solutions for life support ventilators.

+ Evaluate trade-offs betweenmechanical, electrical, software and control design elements with considerationto project and patient risk to converge on acceptable solutions.

+ Evaluate product performance andreliability on an on-going basis.Initiate and evaluate design changes to the design to improve andoptimize performance.

+ Interface with internal andexternal clinicians, physicians and thought leaders to create innovativeproducts and features.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

**Nice to Have**

+ Work with and provide technicalleadership for other development engineers, lab technicians, and testengineers.

+ Ensure adherence to productspecifications, industry standards, and quality and regulatory procedures andrequirements.

+ Create innovative technicalsolutions which lead to the development and introduction of new technologies,products, and processes that support ongoing business objectives

+ Bachelor of Science degree inMechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, ComputerEngineering or Electrical Engineering

+ 8+ years of systems engineeringexperience

+ 5+ years of experience withdeveloping, analyzing, diagnosing complex systems and optimizing performance orcorrecting issues

+ 2+ years of experience leading ateam of multi-discipline Engineers from Concept through Launch in a regulatedindustry.

+ Strong foundational background toanalyze, develop and/or refine algorithms to achieve desired performance

+ Ability to lead a productdevelopment effort with the capacity as both a system architect as well as asubsystem technical lead.

+ Strong analytical skill andcritical thinking.

+ Broad experience working withpneumatic or hydraulic components, digital and analog electronic design,software architecture, and system control theories.

+ Experience with writing highquality requirements, constructing Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), developingtransfer functions and modeling, error propagation, risk analysis, dataanalysis, reliability modeling and testing; and project management.

+ Medical device experience, generalproduct development process

+ Exhibit good organization skills,ability to distill complex design and projects to manageable elements, possessleadership skill to guide, motivate, challenge and mentor other engineers. Knowledgeable of basic statistics, hypothesistesting, gauge RR, Design of Experiment, t-Test, etc.

+ Demonstrated experiencedeveloping complex systems and generating technical documentation such asdesign drawings, DFMEA, verification test procedures and test reports per FDAQuality System Requirements.

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2020-09-25 Expires: 2020-12-06
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