23 days old
2018-01-302018-03-01

Staff Physicist-Engineer

Siemens
Berkeley, CA
**Staff Physicist-Engineer**







Locations:Berkeley, California







Job Family: Research & Development







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Siemens Healthineers



**Business Unit:** Strategy & Innovation



**Requisition Number:** 221404



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



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Senior level



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



**Travel Required:** 15%







**Division 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 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 a Physicist or 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.







**Skills/Requirements:**







- physicist, bioengineer or engineer







- experience with colloidal systems and transport and control of mixed phases. Ideal candidate has experience in magnetic particle transport through various fluids - deep understanding of surface tension , and chemistries that affect transport.







- Should have experience with transport through filters and transport of submerged particles or beads through fluids.







- Mixed physics simulation and experimental experience and capabilities sought .







- Masters Degree in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or related field with 3+ years experience;







- PhD in above fields with 0-2 years experience.







- Experience with modeling paramagnetic beads in solutions , deep understanding of magnetism, paramagnetism,







- Analysis of filtration systems applied to purification and isolation of nucleic acids







- Experience with surface coatings and chemistries that affect hydrophilic and hydrophobic properties of materials and solids, fluid and colloidal transport.







- Experience with nucleation events within fluids and from free surfaces is desirable







- Experience with purification and transport of colloids and nucleic acids and extraction of nucleic acids from complex crude biological sample backgrounds.







- Experience with DEP, and ultrasonic field simulation desirable.







- Familiarity with Fluorescence and/or Luminescence based optical detection systems is a strong plus.







- Proficiency in analytical software, and computational multiphysics e.g. Matlab, Comsol C++, Python.







- Strong communication and 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.







**Additional Skills 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.







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Ability to work independently and in project teams.







Excellent communication skills







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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