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 the #5 World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Why engineering at Stryker?
At Stryker we are dedicated to improving lives, with a passion for researching and developing new medical device products. As an engineer at Stryker, you will be proud of the work that you will be doing, using cutting-edge technologies to make healthcare better. Here, you will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry-leading medical technology products. You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.
Stryker is a global leader in medical technology, dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical, surgical, neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. We are currently seeking a Sr Staff Systems Engineer located in Portage/Kalamazoo, Michigan
Who We Want
Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed with precision and launched on predictable timelines.
Dedicated Achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Collaborative Partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
What You Will Do
Want to use your unique skillset and talent to transform lives? The best Systems Engineers are driven leaders, excellent communicators, creative problem solvers, domain experts, and can balance multiple competing priorities.
Join us as a Systems Engineer and help us advance neurosurgery. You will play a critical and influential part in an ambitious cross divisional, multi-phase program integrating smart surgical tools, diagnostic, therapeutic and data analysis platforms into an intelligent neurosurgical 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, robotics, powered resection devices and advanced energy platforms, including RF electrocautery and ultrasonic systems. You will use your knowledge in the software, electrical, computer systems and mechanical components of these platforms and your ability to develop connecting interfaces to bring them together into a seamless intelligent network. Most importantly, you will have the opportunity to partner closely with globally renowned surgeons, multi-disciplined operating room clinical professionals and our world class marketing team as we collectively advance neurosurgery and transform the lives of patients.
You will play a role in all aspects of a product lifecycle from Concept through Market Release and Sustaining Engineering. During the Concept Phase, you will work to understand stakeholder needs and clinical use cases. You will translate those needs to concepts and new inventions. During Development, Systems Engineers are responsible for ensuring the design meets the user needs through requirements analysis, development and management.
You will achieve results using a variety of system engineering techniques such as: functional analysis, architecture design, requirements management and traceability, modeling, trade studies, simulation, and budgeting. Systems Engineers are also responsible for ensuring the systems are properly integrated and help direct Verification and Validation efforts.
You will have general Sales and Marketing knowledge
You will understand Clinical and Procedural Needs
You will represent the voice of the customer and partner with our customers, including both internal and external key opinion leaders, to develop technical strategies that meet clinical needs
You will be operating in a Regulated Environment and expected to be an expert in standards and regulations that affect the business such as Design Control. You will also be an expert in full development lifecycle from concept to product release
You will provide accurate documentation and communicate clearly, verbally and in writing
Technical - Systems Engineering:
You will independently demonstrate competence in more than half of the following Systems Engineering tasks:
Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Practice
Ideation and Concept Development
Requirements Analysis, Development and Management
Architecture Design, System Decomposition, Modeling and Simulation
Analytical and Trade Studies
System Integration, Verification and Validation
What You Need
Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering field (Biomedical, Software, Electrical, or Mechanical preferred)
6+ years of experience in any of the following areas: software, electrical, or mechanical engineering (preferably in the medical device industry), or systems engineering in a regulated industry, or project management in a regulated industry
Experience in a variety of projects and skills
A natural ability to communicate
A natural ability to build interpersonal relationships with teams based on trust
A natural ability to influence peers with strong levels of command and courage
Knowledge of ISO 13485 and ISO 14971
INCOSE CSEP certified, or equivalent
Why Stryker? "It's the people." That's the answer you'll hear most often when you ask our employees why they love working here. Come join our team at Stryker in Portage/Kalamazoo!
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