Principal MTS, Product Definer - Sensors

Maxim Integrated Products   •  

San Jose, CA

11 - 15 years

Posted 211 days ago

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5408BR

Maxim Integrated is a highly successful, $2.31 billion company.  With offices and manufacturing sites around the world, we design award-winning semiconductors that make the world more integrated.  We also know that it’s our people who make us a great company.  So we reward bold thinking, teamwork, personal growth, and community involvement.  Want to make a difference and be challenged every day? Join us at Maxim Integrated.  With analog integration, the possibilities are endless.

Maxim’s Industrial and Healthcare Business Unit is seeking an experienced product definer with expertise in biosensor products especially for portable and wearable medical applications.  Use cases include but aren’t limited to the prevention of disease, monitoring a chronic condition, and providing therapy.  Biosensor examples may include optical, temperature, biopotential, bioimpedance, electrochemical, or other biological measurements.  The successful candidate will have in depth system expertise and knowledge of hardware and software development for medical applications.

The candidate will be responsible for researching and defining medical biosensor products and will work closely with customers at multiple levels including system architects and hardware and software engineering teams to help define and use Maxim’s solutions.  We are looking for someone who has close working relationships with our key customers and can understand the needs or a technical problem a customer faces and can propose a product that can solve that problem.  The candidate will be responsible for taking the proposed biosensor product concept and producing a Product Definition.  This document serves two functions; first, it must supply all technical requirements needed to design the product and second, it must justify why this product will ‘win’ in the marketplace.  In preparation of this document, the Product Definer works closely with the customer, Design, Business Management, Sales and our Field Applications organization.

The product definer role is highly valued at Maxim and our applications engineers receive considerable recognition for their work.  The successful applicant will become part of a close-knit winning team.
 
Job Description:

Maxim is seeking a principal product definer to define products and bring it to production by engaging with customers, internal cross functional teams and field sales and applications engineers.

The successful Product Definer candidate combines in depth knowledge of medical biosensor applications with system level knowledge to help anticipate future application needs to drive highly innovative product definitions and to establish credibility and deep rooted relationships with the customer.  

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

    Listen, fully understand and anticipate the needs of our current and prospective customers
    Define a medical biosensor product roadmap and ensure that we have a plan for sustainable differentiation in the product category
    Produce and maintain system level block diagrams and identify key system level problems and product opportunities for Maxim
    Produce Product Definition documents
    Work closely with design, business management, sales management and the customer throughout the product development process to ensure product development and customer’s engagement remains on track
    Evaluate products in the lab and provide technical support to design in with customers
    Communicate with the rest of the Maxim team so that everyone is fully informed
    Work with Business Management and Design to assure we have both a solid business case as well as a sound technical solution
    Research competitive solutions and devise better ones
    Creatively solve customer problems; avoid non-competitive ‘me-too’ approaches
    Author preliminary data sheets
    Create and deliver compelling, targeted customer presentations

Minimum Qualifications     
*Minimum Qualifications
 

    Bachelors degree plus minimum 10 years of experience in medical products with consistent track record of results.
    Expertise in analog circuits, including low noise amplifiers, ADCs and current sources.
    In depth knowledge of medical products is a must.  Optical or electrical bio-sensing expertise is highly desirable.
    Experience and detailed knowledge analog front ends (AFE) for medical sensing applications.
    Experience in proposing, defining and developing sensing solutions, AFEs.
    Ability to understand the customers’ problems and needs, and to propose a solution.
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    Experience with international customers is desirable.
    Demonstrated ability to work within a cross-functional team that includes Software, Test, Packaging and QA.
    Demonstrated ability to self-manage, and meet deadlines


Maxim is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.