J&J Family of Companies R&D Senior Engineer in Irvine, California
Biosense Webster is recruiting for a(n) R&D Senior Engineer, located in Irvine, CA.
Atrial fibrillation (AFIB) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. 20 million people around the world suffer from AFIB each year.
Biosense Webster, Inc. is the global leader in the science of diagnosing and treating heart rhythm disorders. The company established its leadership in electrophysiology with the development of the first real-time, 3D cardiac mapping and navigation technology, as well as the first electrophysiology catheter. The introduction of the company’s CARTO® 3 System in 2009 revolutionized 3D mapping technology by increasing the accuracy, speed, and efficiency of the cardiac ablation procedure.
The R&D Senior Engineer will support project teams in the development of electrophysiology systems, catheters and/or related accessories at Biosense Webster. Project support includes design, design for manufacturing, test method development and product verification and validation testing.
Duties & responsibilities
Under limited supervision and in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations and Corporate Johnson & Johnson, procedures and guidelines, the duties and responsibilities for this position are:
Design electrophysiology systems and catheters and/or related accessories (cables, sheaths, tubing etc.)
Develops HW/SW design requirements, Top Level Design (TLD) and HW and SW Requirements documents.
Responsible for producing HW/SW design specifications, specifically SW Architecture and HW Requirements Specifications.
Supervises HW/SW technical design reviews.
Ability to self-start and self-direct work with little or no mentorship, comfortable dealing with ambiguity
Excellent problem-framing, problem solving and project management skills and ability to change direction quickly
Outstanding interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, ability to convey complex technical concepts and considerations to non-technical partners
ability to effectively communicate at all levels in the organization
Develop HW and SW verification and validation plans, which encompass Unit and Integration testing, Systems testing, IEC 60601 standards testing, and performance and reliability testing
Responsible for ensuring personal and Company compliance with all Federal, State, local and Company regulations, policies, and procedures
Capture VOC from customers
Minimum B.S ( Electrical Engineering or equivalent) and 4 years of industry experience or M.S. ( Electrical Engineering or equivalent) and 2 years of industry experience is required
Experience in development and build tools and applications for system integration, validation, and verification e.g.(automated tests using robots or similar) is required
Problem solving and presentation skills are required
Collaborative teammate with strong communication skills, written and verbal required
Performing analysis and simulation using modeling tools preferred
Electrical Engineering is preferred.
Experience in Medical Device is preferred
Experience with project management methodology, problem solving, and presentation skills preferred
Experience with Matlab is preferred
Experience with Simulink, Spice, and LabView tools are preferred
SW background and hands on experience with C and R are preferred.
Ability to lead a technical team is preferred
Additional position requirements
Position requires up to 10% travel (global and domestic), to work with vendors and/or customers. Work environment is a combination of office cubicle, prototype lab environment and manufacturing cleanroom.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR OTHERS (If applicable)
The R&D Senior Engineer typically reports to a R&D Staff Engineer or R&D Manager.
The R&D Senior Engineer may directly and/or indirectly manage R&D Technicians.
Physical working conditions / requirements
Some work may be performed in a clean room environment.
Location & travel requirements
Location: This position is in Irvine, California.
Travel: Up to 10% travel (global and domestic) may be required.
External and internal interactions
Internally the Senior R&D Engineer will interact daily with various multi-functional team members as part of the product development function.
Externally, the Senior R&D Engineer is expected to work with suppliers for component development and with customers for product development/feedback activities.
Company management reserves the right to add, delete or otherwise alter assigned duties at any time. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The minimum qualifications listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
United States-California-Irvine-31 Technology Dr
Biosense Webster Inc. (6010)