NXStage Medical Inc. Sr. Consulting, System Electrical SME in Lawrence, Massachusetts

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Sr. Consulting, System Electrical SME






Position Summary:

The individual in this role will support activities related to the design, development, and/or manufacturing of NxStage Medical’s equipment products.

Core Responsibilities:

• Apply state-of-the-art methods to the creation of new circuit board designs for NxStage products; identify and implement opportunities to improve current products

• Champion major projects, or phases of projects, to address complex technical challenges

• Create requirements and specification documents to support both internal development activities and to allow vendors to develop and produce devices for NxStage

• Conduct / support Risk Analyses, including Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Operator Misuse Analysis (OMA), and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

• Mentor the product development team in the adoption and use of best practice design methodologies

• Debug new designs and develop reliability improvements for existing designs

• Provide technical leadership within the Innovation & Product Development organization

• Investigate new technologies, projects, systems, or approaches, and advise management regarding feasibility and technical risk

• Work with vendors to ensure that NxStage products and components are manufactured to specifications

• Work with Quality Assurance to maintain an approved internal Quality System that meets the requirements of GMP’s, QSR and ISO 9001

• Develop and support complex automated and semi-automated assembly and test equipment


Desired Education, Experience, and Capabilities:

• BS in Electrical Engineering; MS preferred

• 15+ years experience in product engineering and development

• Expert knowledge and experience in analog, power and embedded circuit design

• Working knowledge and experience with CPLD's

• Working knowledge and experience in control systems design, analysis, and simulation

• Working knowledge of Agile development methods

• Working knowledge of a variety of sensors and actuators, including stepper and BLDC motors

• Experience designing for medical device safety and EM/RFI Regulatory compliance

• Able to run major circuit board development projects from concept to manufacturing

• Reliability design experience

• Able to coordinate the activities of and mentor junior electrical engineers and technicians

• Able to collaborate as part of a multi-disciplined product development team

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP


  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)