Sr Mgr, Engineering

Berkeley, California
04 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Healthineers
Job Type Regular

Business Unit SI - Strategy & Innovation
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 158708
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location CA - Berkeley
Required Travel 15%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world's largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers' needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.

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Job Description
The Senior Systems Engineer in the Systems Integration team shall develop and support in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) systems comprising of software, instrumentation hardware, and disposables; participating as the development lead in cross-functional project teams. He/she shall work as a subject matter expert, to plan the development activities, solving in-depth and cross-functional problems or scientific/technical challenges; by utilizing expertise in systems integration of software, hardware, and disposables components.  He/she shall have a working knowledge of network connectivity and cyber security requirements for IVD platforms.

* Candidate will manage the system engineering and the biostatics team for MDX.
• Lead development of IVD systems, from requirements through design and implementation, through validation and to customers.
• Define the architecting of systems solutions.
• Contribute to the drafting and review of development agreements with outside partners and vendors.
• Oversee outside partners and vendors work and progress towards developing IVD system products, including prototype testing, defect reviews, design reviews, V&V
• Work with Global Marketing in the development of customer requirements, and develops product requirements using requirement management methodologies, including change management.
• Work with internal stakeholders to facilitate the collection of business and regulatory requirements. Ensure alignment of customer and business needs.
• Develop system level product requirements and component requirement documents.
• Define and prepare a schedule of development tasks.
• Mentor others on systems engineering best practices and procedures.
• Conduct patient safety risk management activities according to FDA and ISO regulations.
• Establish product configuration management.
• Plan and perform integration testing. Establish software ad-hoc testing strategy.
• Support verification and validation activities.
• Present and document work product to meet needs of project and business.

Desired Skills and Experience
• B.S. Degree in Engineering and/or   Science: advanced degree preferred.
• 10+ years of relevant experience developing IVD integrated system based diagnostic products.
• Experience with leading development efforts in a cross functional environment
• Ability to solve complex systems issues and problems
• Experience with Laboratory   Information Systems (LIS) is a plus
• Demonstrated software product development experience, using lifecycle methodologies.
• Experience optimizing liquid class parameters for liquid transfer instrumentation.
• Experience creating worktable layouts and method scripting for liquid transfer   instrumentation.
• Strong knowledge of best practices of development under FDA design control.
• Possesses project leadership skills in managing priorities, delegating, and   influencing others.
• Ability to convey very complex information in both written and oral form.
• Experience with managing external vendor relationships.
• Ability to influence others, gain acceptance and build consensus.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Knowledge of molecular biology
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