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Systems Engineer, Molecular

Berkeley, CA
**Systems Engineer, Molecular**

Locations:Berkeley, California

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Siemens Healthineers

**Business Unit:** Strategy & Innovation

**Requisition Number:** 219957

**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 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:**

**Position Overview**

Want to join a fast-paced exciting team in our Berkeley office? Are you one who thrives in a team-based role where the work of each individual is impactful?

If you answered yes to these

questions, perhaps you are ready to grow as a systems engineer within the

Molecular diagnostics (MDX) business of Siemens Healthineers.


development of IVD Molecular Diagnostics OEM instrument systems with integrated

sample preparation and real-time PCR instrumentation.

As a member of

a Project Team, independently contributes and also supports team members.

Reports to the

Project Team Manager or Sr. Manager for Systems Engineering within the

Specialized PLM business unit of ~20 members.


Contribute to

development projects on the Hamilton Starlet where parameters for different

sample types and reagent types are needed to be developed.

Contribute to

development projects on the QuantStudio5s Dx real time PCR instrument.

Participate in

identifying and troubleshooting problems arising from process, consumable

plastic, reagent, or equipment.

Contribute to

Software projects as a Systems Engineering tester

Assist in

development of assay parameters (Test definitions) for use on the real time PCR


Participate in

Design Control activities: IQ/OQ, Verification and Validations, testing and



collaboratively in a cross-functional team of Systems Engineers, biochemists,

and software developers.

May assist

Marketing demo activities with instrument repair, set up, and shipment.

May travel


**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**


Degree in mechanical engineering/bio-engineering with 5-7 years industry



experience running the entire workflow of a molecular workflow: from nucleic

acid extraction to PCR and analysis is highly desirable.


being an engineer on cross-functional development projects, especially in

developing Liquid Handling instrument workflows.


troubleshooting problems on Liquid Handling instrumentation and real time PCR

instruments. Candidate should understand

the underlying physical principles of operation and how various components can

affect results. The candidate should possess curiosity and drive to explore

system response and take initiative to explore system behavior.

Experience performing

data analysis.

Experience in

authoring and editing supporting documentation for Verification and Validation

activities: such as protocols and reports.

Strong scientific,

communication and organizational skills

Must be

comfortable with handling bio-hazardous



Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.

Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now

or in the future for employment in the United States.

**PreferredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

Knowledge of

Hamilton Vector software versions3.2 and/or 4.4

Experience in

a GMP / ISO 13485 environment.

JMP or other

statistical data analysis tools


knowledge of IT systems and connectivity

Experience with

Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS/LIS)


**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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