Biomedical Engineer (IT Systems)

Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center - Cleveland, OH


Job Summary

The Advanced Platform Technology (APT) Research Center at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center, Cleveland, OH is recruiting for a Biomedical Engineer (IT Systems). The primary role will be to maintain and support the IT systems / infrastructure (hardware and software) for investigators and staff of the APT Center.

The APT Center focuses on serving veterans with sensorimotor dysfunction, cognitive impairment, or limb-loss using cutting edge technologies and rehabilitation techniques, translating them from proof of concept to viable clinical options.

General Description of Assigned Duties

A. Assist in the software and hardware development, design, and testing of specific research and development projects for new assistive technologies for individuals with neuro-musculo-skeletal disabilities, limb loss or cognitive dysfunction.

B. Coordinates and facilitates interactions between investigators and information technology services at affiliating institutions for maintaining computational facilities and ensuring uninterrupted laboratory operation.

C. Performs engineering tasks as a member of multidisciplinary research and development teams at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center designing and investigating new medical devices and restorative technologies, and provides high level computing infrastructure support to ensure hardware and software operations run efficiently.

Responsibilities and Duties

A. Assist in the development of embedded control and operating systems for new and emerging assistive technologies and medical devices, and creates both low and high level user and clinician interfaces.

B. Constructs and maintains websites, social media design and mobile applications, and integrates information from networks of distributed sensors in new medical devices.

C. Designs, maintains and interrogates databases for research-related operational information.

D. Guides junior and senior level engineers, scientists, physicians, therapists, students and technicians on acquiring and maintaining specialized laboratory instrumentation, networks and computing facilities.

E. Sets system processing specifications, designs and verifies software operation of new computer- microprocessor- or mobile computing platform-based assistive technologies.

Qualifications and Skills

A. Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical or Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent with at least 1 year of research and development experience.

B. United States Citizen

C. Experience providing IT support that includes evaluating, installing, fixing and configuring new hardware (computers, printers, and other research equipment) and software.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $37,000.00 to $57,000.00 /year


  • Engineering: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Research and Development: 1 year (Preferred)
  • IT systems support: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Cleveland, OH (Preferred)