Nevro (NYSE: NVRO) is a public multinational medical technology company headquartered in Redwood City, California. We have developed HF10™ therapy, an innovative, evidence-based neuromodulation platform.
We started with a simple mission to help more patients suffering from chronic pain. At each stage of development, our research was subject to the highest levels of scientific rigor, resulting in a new therapy that has impacted the lives of over 45,000 patients around the world.
The Nevro® Senza® SCS System received CE mark in 2010, TGA approval in 2011, FDA approval in 2015, and is commercially available in Europe, Australia, and the United States.
Job Summary & Responsibilities
The Principal Systems Engineer will play a key role in the development of a Class III implantable Neuromodulation system for pain management, working cross functionally to help define systems and make sure that all stakeholders are aligned, and needs are met.
- Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer requirements and performance requirements into systems solutions that account for technical, cost and schedule constraints.
- Investigates and defines systems engineering requirements for new algorithms or features and facilitates the transition of algorithms into new projects through clinical review and evaluation.
- Mostly self-directed. Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired (Recommendation of assignments is often self-initiated.)
- Owns large efforts such as definition, verification or product development of a system, and drives them to on-time, high quality completion.
- Performs hands-on system integration testing and troubleshooting of technical issues. Works with development team to identify root cause and viable resolutions for issues.
- Owns system level verification against requirements. Creates test plans, procedures and reports, performs and analyzes system set up, and conducts verification and validation activities.
- Lead and provide technical guidance to teams of engineers for systems engineering activities and deliverables
- Other duties as assigned
- Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or equivalent.
- Master's degree with 6+ years' relevant experience; Bachelor's degree with 8+ years' relevant experience.
- Experience with development in a regulated industry such as medical device, defense, or automotive.
- Experience in Systems Engineering as related to stakeholder needs definition, creation of use case workflows, requirements definition and decomposition, functional architecture, and system design.
- Experience generating technical documentation such as product requirements, specifications, engineering reports, test plans & procedures, validation plans and reports.
- Experience working on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment.
Skills and Knowledge
- Ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment.
- Ability to provide creativity while solving complex problems without known solutions.
- Ability to evaluate solutions against the needs of various stakeholders across a large cross-functional team,
- Ability to generate buy-in from stakeholders to solutions for both technical and non-technical issues
- Ability and willingness to make sound decisions potentially with high impact in a timely manner
- Outstanding communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) to all levels of an organization.
- Experience interfacing with contract manufacturing, operations, quality and regulatory functions.
- Experience with usability engineering (human factors) strongly desired.
- Strong track record of technical leadership and working in cross-functional teams.
- Project management skills including planning and estimation of tasks, milestones, resources, and budget desired.
- Experience with RF communications systems is desirable.
- Experience with automated verification testing strongly desired.
- Risk management (risk analysis, FMEA) experience strongly desired.