Sr Electrical Systems Engineer, NuVera


POSITION DESCRIPTION:

NuVera Medical is a Shifamed Portfolio Company focused on the development of a novel imaging platform for use in a growing number of complex cardiovascular procedures.  We are currently looking for a hands-on Senior Electrical Systems Engineer who is innovative in their creative thinking, proactive in their approach to problem solving, and a collaborative team player.  This position represents an exciting opportunity to join the NuVera team as we hone and advance the product platform in preparation for commercialization.

As a Senior Engineer on the NuVera team, you will be a leading contributor to catheter design and manufacturability in preparation for regulatory submissions and product commercialization.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Including but not limited to:

  • Proactively identify areas of design & process improvement to comply with recognized standards and product specifications, and to reduce manufacturing component and labor costs.
  • Optimize electrical interfaces between sensor, catheter, cable, and software-driven console.
  • Design, or supervise the design, of circuit boards, flex circuits, and connector & cable assemblies.  Identify & evaluate suppliers.  Support sourcing of components, assemblies, and subsystems.
  • Specify and source critical process equipment; design and develop assembly and test fixtures to optimize reproducibility, throughput, and yields
  • Develop and/or modify product specifications
  • Prepare verification and validation protocols and associated work instructions and test methods.
  • Contribute as part of a cross-functional team to achieve project goals.
  • Mentor more junior engineers in best design and manufacturing processes.
  • Interact with physicians, outside engineering experts, and other stakeholders to understand user needs and product design criteria.
  • Contribute to the intellectual property position of the company via technical brainstorming sessions, prototype reduction to practice, and invention disclosures.

REQUIRED SKILLS & HAND-ON EXPERIENCE:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in medical product design and test equipment.
  • Proficiency in analog and digital electronics, including circuit design, layout, and debugging.
  • Understanding of electronics supplier capabilities, fabrication processes, and materials.  Includes printed circuit boards & assemblies, flex circuits, and cables & cable assemblies.
  • Experience with fine wire conductor bonding, flex circuit ACF bonding, , and electrical connector design a plus.
  • Strong working knowledge of IEC 60601 compliance requirements
  • Knowledge of ultrasound transducer construction and function a plus.
  • Proficient in CAD design, analysis, and documentation software; Altium Designer and Solidworks or AutoCADpreferred
  • Experience working in a lab and cleanroom environment
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to work independently or in project team setting
  • Ability to travel

REQUIRED EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • BS degree or higher in Electrical, Electronic, or Biomedical Engineering.  Other engineering degrees will be considered with strong work experience with electrical or electronic devices.
  • 6+ years direct work experience in the medical device industry.

Please email your résumé and details to: hr@shifamed.com.