Product Development Engineer in Houston, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/20/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/20/2020

Job Description

Job #:  1007912
 
Product Development Engineer 
 
As our Systems Engineer, you will be a technical leader, leading the product development projects on new and existing product development. In this role, most of your time will be spent using your knowledge and experience of User-Centered Design to derive user needs and working cross-functionally to allocate these to appropriate subsystems. 
 
Primary Functions:
  • Drive the definition of future products by engaging with clinicians, patients, care-givers, and other stakeholders (internal and external) to establish key technical strategic and tactical plans including the definition of user needs and system requirements for next-generation product (wireless implantable systems, mobile applications, patient devices, Big Data, etc.)
     
  • Drive the execution of User Centered Design (contextual observations, in-depth interviews, peer-group interviews, journey mapping, development of use cases, future scenarios, wireframe diagrams, sequence diagrams, etc.) and use the results to develop concepts and prototypes of future products and validate against user needs.
     
  • Utilize primary standards for the medical device business such as 13485, 14971, 60601-1 and 45502-1, 62304 for software, 62366 etc. that drive the design activities

 
We are seeking Systems Engineers who want to help define, architect, design and validate our next-generation Neuromodulation products! You’re passionate about technology and love to collaborate! Using your excellent systems engineering and communication skills, we will be looking to you to not only identify customer needs but to also create and present the material that allows cross-functional teams to continue to develop products that stratify those needs.
 
We are operating on aggressive timelines but also know when to break and have some fun.You must have systems engineering experience including user needs and systems requirements definition, understanding of full product development lifecycle, and systems validation. Be ready to have examples of where you have performed these activities and explanations of the methods used. We will need experience with; in-depth interviews, contextual observations, journey mapping, and or explorative card sorting. 
 
You will need:
•  Technical degree in systems engineering or another technical discipline such as electrical or software engineering – preferably a Master’s degree;
•  Solid understanding and experience developing products employing User-Centered Design methodologies and processes.
•  Broad skills and experience with system architectures for real-time, embedded medical device products including RF communication technologies (preferred)
•  Demonstrated past performance in leading engineers in the development of FDA Class two and three medical devices from a systems perspective
•  Broad skills in working with embedded systems especially with electrical and software disciplines
•  Skills and knowledge in system verification and validation are preferred
•  Excellent communication skills to work on and lead cross-functional teams to develop new or modify existing systems
 
The Systems Engineering team seeks forward-thinking people who are passionate about delivering a quality product and enjoy working closely with business partners on both strategic and tactical challenges
If interested please email: abair@apexsystems.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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