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Medtronic Sr Systems Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Careers that Change Lives

In this role, you will join a world class team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers responsible for further development and enhancement of the globally launched Robotic Assisted Surgery platform within the Surgical Operating unit:

Medtronic’s Surgical Operating Unit is one new, powerful operating unit bringing together the people and product portfolio of Surgical Robotics and Surgical Innovations. With the Medtronic Mission as our North Star, we will build on our legacy of proven surgical solutions and advance the promise of robotics and digital solutions for the benefit of the customers and patients we serve.

Make your impact by exploring a career with the world’s leading Medical Device company, striving “ to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life.”

A Day in The Life

Reporting to a Systems Engineering Manager in the Surgical OU, the Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for both leading and contributing to investigations and root causing of issues associated with the Hugo™ Robotically Assisted Surgical System. The successful candidate will work with a cross functional team to support sustaining activities, perform impact assessments, evaluate requirements, and document system and subsystem architectures. She or he will own the planning, execution, and documentation of sustaining-supporting systems activities. In this role, he or she will be a critical member of projects in a visible and fast-paced role.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned:

· Understand, evaluate, and communicate system performance, desired behavior, and usability in the context of clinical use.

· Investigate internally and externally reported issues to determine root cause and propose process or technical resolution.

· Lead and contribute to Corrective and Preventative Action (CAPA) and field Issue Investigation processes.

· Evaluate functional and performance impact of proposed design changes related to enhancements, cost-down, and component end-of-life issues and others.

· Perform customer, system and subsystem requirement impact assessments, changes, review, and reconciliation.

· Track and communicate status of deliverables.

· Work with engineers to develop an understanding of the technological underpinnings of system architecture and detailed design.

· Employ Model Based Systems Engineering best practices to document and communicate system design changes.

· Oversee, and be deeply acquainted with, regulated development processes and standards for risk management, usability, and safety to ensure systems design changes and documentation meet relevant safety and regulatory standards.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

· Bachelor’s Degree with 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 2 years of relevant experience.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Nice to Have

· Advanced knowledge of Systems Engineering principals and best practices

· Strong communication skills

· Experience developing complex electromechanical medical devices.

· Strong grasp of design controls and good documentation practices.

· Demonstrated ability to collaborate and contribute to a cross functional team.

· Experience in requirements management, risk management, and system architecture documentation.

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create.  We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage. Learn more about our benefits here ( .

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan.  Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) on page 6 here .

The provided base salary range is used nationally (except in certain CA locations). The rate offered is compliant with federal/local regulations and may vary by experience, certification/education, market conditions, location, etc.

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager, recruiter or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.