BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Staff Systems Engineer in San Jose, California
Job Description Summary
We are recruiting for a highly-driven Staff Systems Engineering position to work with a cross-functional team to develop and sustain Flow Cytometry technologies and corresponding automation systems. The Staff Systems Engineer will drive technical aspects of projects focusing on complex cell analysis systems and solutions. The candidate will function within a group that acts as the hub of product development within the R&D organization defining the direction of performance requirements, interfaces, subsystem trade-offs and traceability of design control requirements.
This role involves utilizing technical knowledge and engineering tools and methodologies to define and connect pieces across different functional elements (Software, Mechanical, Electrical, Fluidics, and Optics) within a regulated environment. You will ensure the product requirements are defined/maintained and the lower-level functional design teams deliver to those requirements. The successful candidate will have an exciting opportunity to contribute to reinforce BD Bioscience’s leadership position in the market.
Define and drive system-level requirements and architectural decisions.
Communicate with users, scientists, and customer-facing associates like marketing and field service associates to finesse the customer experience.
Develop system and subsystem requirements. Play an essential role in Risk Analysis and FMEA files.
Develop and execute formal and informal test protocols. Use finding to drive decision-making and iterate on the design.
Utilize modeling tools to simulate and analysis systems, subsystems and data.
Communicate requirements and results with the cross-functional teams.
Provide technical expertise to within the Systems Engineering team and cross-functional project teams to support development and submission objectives.
Contribute to best-in-class systems engineering functional excellence, including data-driven approach with focus on superior user experience.
Participate in Design and Technical Reviews to ensure sound decision making is made across the program.
Provide support to sustaining engineering team with problem solving for released and legacy instruments in production and at customer site.
Review and analyze technical proposals or modifications for design feasibility and system capability.
Education and Experience:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline, e.g. Biomedical, Electrical, or Mechanical. Graduate degree is highly preferred.
10+ years ofhands-on experience in sample and test automation is highly desired.
10+ years ofhands-on experience in one or more areas related to flow cytometry or cell analysis such as signal processing, embedded systems, electronics, software, fluidics, optics, and/or assay reagents strongly preferred.
Experience in experimental techniques, statistical analysis & engineering investigation techniques.
Experience with medical devices or IVD systems required.
Experience in a regulated environment is preferred.
Familiar working with external contract design and manufacturing facilities.
Familiarity with regulations and compliance testing is desired.
Familiarity with requirement management tools is desired.
Knowledge and Skills:
Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
Must be a self-starter.
Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills.
Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.
Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.