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Microchips Biotech offers competitive salaries and benefit packages.  Please send your resume to Human Resources at careers@mchips.com.

 


 

Senior Firmware Engineer

Overview of Position: We are seeking an experienced engineer to lead in the software/firmware design, documentation and testing of our drug delivery system. This individual will be a member of our R&D team. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Lead software engineering effort throughout all phases of development, including requirements, design, code development, debug, verification, release, and maintenance
  • Participate in defining and supporting experiments through custom software versions
  • Participate in sub-system and system level verification testing
  • Interface with program managers and a multi-disciplinary team including hardware, systems, MEMS, mechanical, test, and quality engineers
  • Interface with external engineering partners (industrial design, human factors, etc.), as needed

Requirements:

  • 10 plus years medical device industry experience in a research and/or development environment as a software engineer
  • Experience developing and debugging code in C of embedded systems
  • Experience in system (hardware and software) debugging and troubleshooting, including use of oscilloscopes, and other hardware test equipment
  • Experience in wireless technologies such as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Experience with medical device software preferred; strong knowledge of software development guidelines and life cycle processes, including configuration management
  • Strong documentation and writing skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Good written and excellent verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor of Science degree in computer science or engineering
  • Master of Science a plus
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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Overview of Position: We are seeking an experienced mechanical engineer to be responsible for the mechanical design and engineering of our highly technical implantable device and associated external components as a member of our R&D team. Responsibilities include:

  • Support all phases of product development and design to finalization and commercialization
  • Design and develop new medical devices and customize products to customer needs and expectations and support refinement of existing designs
  • Perform mechanical engineering analyses and design of medical implants consisting of MEMS components and electronic subassemblies, as well as external electronic-based devices, test equipment and fixtures
  • Apply known guidelines to generate cost effective solutions to optimize designs
  • Conduct experimental tests, interpret results and generate reports
  • Prepare engineering drawings that adhere to company established specifications and standards
  • Perform first article inspections and assist Quality to implement robust inspection procedures
  • Actively participant in core teams, preparing formal design reviews of design solutions
  • Perform verification testing on new designs and prepare test reports to demonstrate product meets requirements
  • Ensure products are designed for manufacturability and that assembly and test processes are established to ensure quality product
  • Work with Operations and assist with the selection of production equipment
  • Work with Process Development and Quality to adequately qualify equipment
  • Interface with the project manager and a multi-disciplinary core team including formulation scientists, MEMS engineers, electronic engineers, process engineers, quality engineers and technicians
  • Create accurate and complete records of product development activities and team deliverables in compliance with the documentation requirements of our quality management system
  • Record the creation of new intellectual property and support patent applications and filings, as well as invention disclosure reports, as appropriate
  • Comply with FDA and EU regulatory and quality requirements for medical devices

Requirements:

  • 8 plus years medical device industry experience in a research and/or development environment
  • Commercial experience with drug delivery systems, implants and precision mechanical components/systems
  • Experience with pacemakers or other implantable electromechanical devices a plus
  • Experience with hermetic enclosures a plus
  • Experience with electronic assembly steps (soldering, wire bonding, brazing, laser welding) a plus
  • Solid understanding of FDA and EU regulatory requirements, including but not limited to the active implantable medical device directive and Essential Requirements, biocompatibility, terminal sterilization and packaging standards
  • Knowledge in precision mechanical design, injection molded component design, and electromechanical packaging
  • Knowledge in design for manufacturing and assembly methodologies
  • Design for Six Sigma certification a plus
  • Extensive experience with SolidWorks CAD software
  • Knowledge in conducting stress analysis and assessing geometric interfaces
  • Proficiency with engineering and statistical software packages
  • Knowledgeable in material selection (including biocompatible materials) and manufacturing processes (laser welding, plating, microfabrication, and injection molding)
  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. Master of Science or PhD a plus
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