Smith and Nephew seeks a R&D Systems Engineer to drive the technical solutions and execute projects that leverage digital technology for improving patient outcomes and economic value. Smith and Nephew seeks a R&D Robotics Systems Engineer to participate in system definition through translation of customer needs into product requirements, system architecture development and system-level verification and validation planning. The R&D Systems Engineer will bring clear sense of urgency and demonstrated track record of driving innovation leading to the introduction of new technologies in the marketplace. Systems engineers serve as the interface between Healthcare Professionals, Marketing representatives, and Engineering teams to ensure technical excellence of product designs. The Systems Engineer reports to the Senior Director, Systems and position will be based in Pittsburgh.
Perform system engineering and requirements management duties as part of cross-functional project teams:
Own requirements development for new features and feature upgrades
Maintain product requirements
Maintain traceability between requirements and from requirements to test activities
Publish requirements deliverables
Participate in verification and validation planning
Support pre-clinical and clinical evaluations
Support system engineering and requirements management process improvements within the systems organization. Remain current with the knowledge and practice of systems engineering and requirements management.
Education Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical, Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineering or equivalent; Graduate degree preferred
Experience A minimum of 2-4 years experience in systems engineering and requirements management. A good understanding of design control and/or development of products in a regulated medical device industry. Track record of successfully bringing products from concept to market on schedule & within budget is preferred. Experience in computer assisted surgery or robotics preferred.
Understanding of hardware-software systems, requirements leveling, and interface requirements
Persistent, determined, self-motivated, keen to make an impact
Demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable FDA regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies and tasks
Ability to work within a cross-functional team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
Experience using Cognition Cockpit, DOORS or other requirements management tool
No sponsorship will be provided for this position.
Smith and Nephew is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.
Job Type: Full-time
- V&V: 1 year (Required)
- Post college Medical Device: 2 years (Required)
- Requirements Development: 1 year (Required)
- Are you willing to relocate to Pittsburgh?