Senior Systems Engineer ( Ventilation )

8 - 10 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Carlsbad, CA
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Be a part of Philips Hospital Respiratory Care Systems Engineering group as a Senior Systems Engineer focused on Ventilation.  You will be a part of the Systems Engineering group that is responsible for implementing technical strategies, evaluate and develop products, and provide a superior level of technical support that benefits the organization. The Senior Systems Engineer collaborates closely with Engineers, Architects, and Test in the Ventilation business within Hospital and Respiratory Care (HRC) to develop and commercialize Class 2 medical devices.

You are responsible for

  • Incorporates essential operating mechanisms of systems engineering of medical device design and engineering principles and adheres to medical device regulations.
  • Defines system requirements, architecture and interfaces to meet product requirements, risk analysis and industry standards; conducts system design analysis to select key components and defines control methods; and coordinates build and design integration
  • Works hand-in-hand to support product verification and validation planning, resolution of technical integration issues, safety agency interface, system testing and coordination and interfaces with Philips design center.
  • Conducts design reviews as part of the product development process to ensure customer requirements are met and the designs are manufacture-able, serviceable and reliable. In addition, does the same for subsystem requirements and product integration.

You are a part of

The position reports to the Director of System Engineering for Hospital Respiratory Care (HRC) Business Innovation Unit (BIU). The HRC team rolls up under Monitoring & Analytics and Therapeutic Care (MA&TC).  Our Hospital Respiratory Care (HRC) solutions are helping caregivers and lay responders both inside and outside the hospital. We are the number one provider of therapeutic care solutions, saving and improving more and more lives every year.

The Systems Engineering team drives the systems elements of R&D development projects including systems requirement definition and management, architectural definition, control/software/interface product specification and simulation, build integration, system testing and qualification to meet product level requirements.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • MS or PhD in relevant field including Computer, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, or other related science. 
  • Minimum 7 years of experience successfully developing complex medical device (hardware, software, consumables) products for acute care/hospital markets is a must.
  • Minimum of 5 years of hands on experience (technical) in ventilation is a must.
  • Experience with conducting cross-discipline feasibility and trade off studies to evaluate electronic, mechanical and pneumatic performance from subsystem to system level for issue resolutions
  • Strong understanding of Controls and Software development process including Model-based Design approach and Test-Driven design methodologies
  • Solid understanding of System Verification and Validation test plan/protocols, executing V&V activities, generating and analyzing test reports
  • Understanding of global medical device regulatory environments and clearance processes.
  • Good communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required, as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Leadership: The ability to make things happen by encouraging and channeling the contributions of others; recognizing and addressing important issues in a timely manner, and acting as an agent for change and continual improvement when required to achieve results.
  • Accountability/Ownership: Work closely with team members and take ownership – be a mentor to junior engineers  
  • Influence: The demonstrated ability to gain acceptance and commitment from other to one’s own beliefs and ideas.
  • Negotiating: The ability to construct and maintain a strong bargaining position so as to insure positive response and agreement: striving for win-win situations.
  • Adaptability: Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment and organize work assignments to meet established timetables.
  • Data-driven decision-making: ability to move teams through vague and complex situations. Present complex ideas in a simple manner to resolve issues.
  • Relentless focus on Quality and Transparency as an organizational value.

In return, we offer you

At Philips, we are driven by our mission to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2025, and every day we move closer to achieving our goal by creating cutting-edge solutions that lead to confident diagnosis, improved care, and increased quality of life for patients. We enable our employees to create a legacy in life through their work and support their development through people centric learning, total rewards and personalized development planning programs.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

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