Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Stryker presents a rare and exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated team in developing key technology to enable the evolution of new surgical techniques in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) surgery. The successful candidate will be based at our Plymouth, Minnesota, facility as part of multi-disciplined team focused on establishing the needs of our customers while designing and bringing innovative solutions for ENT applications to market.
The Senior Staff Systems Engineer will play a critical and influential part in an ambitious multi-phase program integrating smart surgical tools, diagnostic, therapeutic and data analytic platforms into an intelligent ENT ecosystem. You will work closely with technical and business leads from multiple business units representing a diverse and robust array of surgical instrumentation, such as imaging, visualization, navigation and powered resection devices. You will use your knowledge in the software, electrical, computer systems and mechanical aspects of these platforms and your ability to develop connecting interfaces to bring them together into a seamless intelligent ecosystem. Most importantly, you'll have the opportunity to partner closely with globally renowned surgeons, multi-disciplined Operating Room clinical teams and marketing as we collectively advance ENT and make healthcare better for our customers and their patients.
What You Will Do
Lead technical team members in research, design, development, modification, and evaluation of medical device systems.
Apply advanced engineering theories, principles, and concepts across various products within business.
Translate user needs to system requirements.
Lead system or test architectural activities.
Lead the effort to allocate and decompose requirements on a multi-disciplinary (electrical, mechanical, software) project using modeling, simulation, budgeting, and mathematical techniques.
Lead Concept Phase activities for a new platform, technology, or capability.
Coordinate a collection of analytical studies, including trade studies, sensitivity studies, optimization studies, performance assessments, design assessments.
Integrate systems with multi-disciplinary elements.
Lead verification efforts.
Contribute to Product Risk Management activities, including identification of failures, mitigations, safety requirements, and design for safety.
Assess new technologies and capabilities (prototyping, testing, et.al.) for the organization.
Mentor and influence in correction of complex product design issues.
Navigate the Intellectual landscape for filings and protection.
Possess an in-depth knowledge of the industry and competitive landscape.
Partner with customers, internal and external key opinion leaders to develop technical strategies that meet clinical needs.
Strategize and execute customer facing activities like voice of customer and customer centric design across the business.
Collaborate on Financial /business modeling and supports business reviews to validate a technical approach.
Med Device Compliance:
Divisional expert with extensive experience applying industry standards for device development.
Independent reviewer and advisor for the creation or refinement of engineering documentation, such as the Design History file.
Lead the development of standards and regulations, working closely with functions within and across business.
Lead cooperative efforts to ensure the design meets the needs of all stakeholders.
Lead and support team members to create or improve procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology requirements.
Develop and utilize tools to enhance the company's product/process development or performance.
Identify and implement design and process solutions and ensures they are sustained over time.
Lead and support complex product development for cross functional teams, influencing multiple technical areas of expertise.
Hold team accountable to deliver high quality results with passion, energy, and drive to meet business priorities.
Mentor, develop and influence across the business, intentionally building divisional relationships.
What you need
Bachelor of Science in Software, Electrical, Mechanical, Systems, Biomedical Engineering or related discipline required
6+ years of related work experience required
Broad base of experience in implementing design methodologies such as DFM, Reliability and Systems Design.
High degree of experience in medical device design (or designing in a highly regulated industry) and ability to utilize Requirements Management Tools and System Modeling Tools.
Ability to communicate complex plans and technical information to team members within and across businesses.
Requirements Management Software, especially Jama.
Experience with SysML and Model-based Systems Engineering.
Experience with SysML / MBSE software tools.
Expert knowledge of ISO 13485 and ISO 14971.
INCOSE CSEP certified, or equivalent is desirable.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK