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Principal Accessory Systems Engineer

Orange County Metro Area, CA

Job Type: Engineering Job Number: JN -052019-24836 Region: Orange County Metro Area

Job Description

Principal Accessory Systems Engineer
Biotech Industry
Lake Forest, CA


The accessory systems engineer takes a holistic view of the video overlay and remote control projects that they are part of, from inception through manufacturing and into service.

They serve as an intermediary technical leader to ensure awareness and alignment across the various cross-functional technical teams to facilitate rapid project development while maintaining necessary design controls.

They have a diverse technical skill set, are intellectually curious with the ability to learn new skills, are comfortable with uncertainty, expect the best but plan for the worst, are comfortable with change and have the ability to see the big picture while also being able to get into the details.

The accessory systems engineer develops product requirements, drives vendors to meet the requirements, assess technical and safety risks, performs trade-off analyses, designs electronics, and performs characterization, verification and validation activity throughout the product lifecycle.

  • The principal video systems engineer will work on a wireless video overlay system that communicates with surgical equipment, microscopes, and large format displays
  • This video overlay system will consist of electronics, mechanical hardware, and software and will be developed by an outside vendor and integrated by surgical equipment electronics and software
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills using the English language
  • Hands-on video and wireless electronics product development experience (medical device development experience a plus but not required)
  • Demonstrated ability to drive external vendors through product development and launch.
  • Comfortable with documentation and development of validation and verification plans and performing testing activities
  • Working knowledge of various design control systems that are integrated with risk management
  • Solid problem solving skills and attention to details, while considering the scope of the project
  • Self-starting with the knack to pick up new knowledge and skills quickly
  • Advanced degree in systems engineering or electrical engineering or related discipline: Ph.D. +4 years of related experience, MS + 7 years of related experience, or BS + 9 years of related experience
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