1+ months
2018-03-082018-05-06

Sr. Systems Engineer

Siemens
Berkeley, CA
**Sr. Systems Engineer**







Locations:Berkeley, California







Job Family: Engineering







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Siemens Healthineers



**Business Unit:** Strategy & Innovation



**Requisition Number:** 222989



**Primary Location:** United States-California-Berkeley



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Mid level



**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree



**Travel Required:** 15%







**Division Description:**







Siemens is a globaltechnology powerhouse that

has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and

internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company,

Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To

tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is

organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy

Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process

Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.







With 45,000 employees Siemens

Healthineers is one of the worlds largest suppliers of technology to the

healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and

healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical

consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to

customers needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer,

and more filled with happiness.







For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthineers







**Job Description:**







Siemens is a global technology

powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality,

reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global

technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that such resources

provides. Siemens Healthineers is developing a major new platform and has

established a start-up environment within Berkeley to contribute to this major

initiative.







Siemens Healthineers are currently

seeking an experience Systems Engineer

to contribute to new platform development within their Molecular Diagnostics

Business. Contributions are expected at the individual level. Must be

comfortable in a fast-paced environment. Capable of integrating requirements

from the various stakeholders and have

ability to balance the needs of cost, quality and time-to-market.







**PositionBackground**







This role will work to understand,

develop, and where necessary troubleshoot multiple steps in a molecular

diagnostic (sample prep plus PCR) system.

This system will take a variety of input sample types, extract relevant

biological material, run a PCR test on the material, and analyze resulting

data. In order to develop the system, we

seek to model each step in the process, and understand the effectiveness of and

variation in each step. Some steps are

biological, some are mechanical, some are chemical, some are electrical, some

are implemented in software.







**SKILLS SOUGHT**







A good hire will be strong and

comfortable in their understanding of some of these steps and confident in

their ability to learn more where necessary and desired. As most of the activities for this role will

be model-building and testing of the instrument were developing against the

model, strength in formal methods for modelling and analysis will be helpful

this could be programming languages, MATLAB, Excel, Simulink, pen and paper.







Professional experience should include 3-7+ years working

with at least some of: cell lysis and DNA extraction, sample purification, PCR

assay development, DNA extraction, PCBA design and debug, mathematical

modelling of biological processes, mechanical and thermal design.







As this is a very broad role, relevant

academic experience could be gained in any engineering physical science

discipline and most of the biological sciences.

In particular: chemical engineering, systems biology, bioengineering,

molecular and cell biology.







**AdditionalSkills Sought** .







The engineer

/scientist will support the development of detailed requirements, engineering

specifications, verification and validation , and supporting regulatory

submissions of these devices.







Participate in FMEA, worst case analysis and

verification/validation of product/design







Ability to understand scientific and

systems-level engineering questions and propose and deliver solutions.







.







Ability to work independently and in

project teams.







Excellent communication skills







- Strong interpersonal skills.







- Self-driven and creative team player, with strong startup

mentality. Must have strong problem solving skills and be willing to learn on

the job.







Some other topics to consider:







Performs analysis,

evaluation and planning for methods of approach, and organizes means to achieve

the solution to complex problems.







Designs and participates

in investigations pertaining to

the development of new designs, methods, materials, or processes and

investigates possible application of results.







Contributes to and

may lead the development of reports,

charts, graphs, and other documents and makes recommendations.







Authors and submits

experimental reports, analysis and specifications .







Develops specifications

and directions to team members, suppliers, outside consultants and development

partners.







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**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**



Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.







**EEO is the Law**



Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .







**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**



Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .

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