Staff Systems Engineer

Knoxville, Tennessee
04 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Healthineers
Job Type Regular

Business Unit DI MI - Molecular Imaging
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 158146
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location TN - Knoxville
Required Travel 5%

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
Position Overview

The Cyclotron and Chemistry Solutions (CCS) group provides Siemens Molecular Imaging with products and solutions to build the infrastructure for making PET Biomarkers from Discovery to Production and Distribution. The CCS group produces particle accelerators, used to make isotopes relevant to PET imaging, and chemistry synthesis modules to create radiolabeled imaging agents.  Over 200 units of the Eclipse11 MeV, negative ion cyclotron from Siemens are being operated in all corners of the globe for PET isotope production.  CCS R&D is a small, focused, interdisciplinary team further developing the capacity of our accelerator and chemistry synthesis platforms to increase our ability to deliver isotopes and biomarkers to our customers.

CCS is looking for a systems engineer to join the R&D team.  You will work with a cross-functional team throughout the development lifecycle to design, develop and deploy new cyclotron related products.  


You will be accountable for the design and development of cyclotron related products.
• Lead the design and testing for various sub-systems of the cyclotron
• Lead the investigation of new technologies for improvement of the existing product
• Coordinate with all the disciplines involved in completing projects including outside consultants
• Serve as the expert for all systems on the Siemens Eclipse Cyclotron
• Develop, maintain and improve our product development practices
• Maintain a professional demeanor, appearance and work environment
• Ability to travel and interface with clients and suppliers

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
In order to accomplish everything above, we are looking for someone with the following capabilities:
• B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering
• Knowledge and experience with electrical instrumentation and controls design, including developing electrical schematics, PC board layouts, and wiring diagrams
• 6-8 years of related experience
• 3-4 years of experience defining test plans and documentation for V&V testing
• Specialized experience in at least two of the following areas:  control systems development, accelerator physics, and electro-mechanical design
• Capacity and competency to lead technical projects from initiation through manufacturing
• Experience leading teams and directing technical staff on project related activities
• Competence in communication, organization and leadership with the ability to filter and distill relevant information for a specific audience

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• M.S. or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or Physics
• Specialized experience in all of the following areas:  control systems development, accelerator physics, and electro-mechanical design
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
• Experience in medical product development and commercialization
• Experience with product lifecycle mangement processes.

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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