• Senior Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-WA-Bothell
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(12/27/2018 7:05 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Company (Portal Searching)
    FUJIFILM SonoSite
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    Senior Systems Engineer - Bothell, WA


    FUJIFILM, SonoSite, Inc . We are an innovative and high performance culture with tremendous opportunities.  People who work here are given the unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of healthcare throughout the world.  Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, FUJIFILM SonoSite is represented by a global distribution network in over 100 countries.  Since its inception, FUJIFILM SonoSite’s lightweight, robust products have created and led the point-of-care ultrasound market. From sophisticated urban hospital emergency rooms to clinics in austere, remote villages, FUJIFILM SonoSite systems are used by over 21 medical specialties and provide clinicians around the world with a cost-effective tool for improving patient safety and workflow efficiency. FUJIFILM SonoSite holds a number of prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents.


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    Job Summary:


    The Senior Systems Engineer is a key contributor, providing leadership and expertise in driving new and sustaining engineering product deliverables through all development phases. The system engineer will leverage quantitative approaches for design, system, and technology integration activities, to demonstrate visible and measurable progress for successful delivery as defined within our Product Development Process (PDP) and in compliance with FDA CFR's, and ISO/IEC guidelines.

    The person in this position will participate in the leadership of R&D from within the cross-functional team that identifies opportunities, develops and manages requirements, generates system and component concepts, implements the solutions in hardware and software, performs experiments, analyzes data, and ensures robust verification and validation testing along with cost, risk, and life-cycle management.


    Essential Job Functions:


    • Lead cross-functional project teams in the design and development of visual medicine through phase gate product development process from concept to launch.
    • Work with clinicians, end users, and marketing to define and evaluate new innovative product concepts to address unmet customer and business needs.
    • Support program management with strong project management skills to effectively manage the product deliverables.
    • Communicate effectively with multidisciplinary team.
    • Work cooperatively with Process Development, Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory, Clinical and Marketing on project deliverables to ensure all phases of the projects are successfully executed and completed on time.
    • Work with Program Manager to ensure all project documentation and the Design History Files are in order per Design Control Procedure. 
    • Work with Quality and Regulatory Affairs to support regulatory activities specifically related to the introduction of new products (i.e., country registrations, submission and follow-up of 510k), as well as responding to internal and external audits (i.e., FDA, ISO, other regulatory bodies).

    Knowledge and Experience:


    • Bachelor degree in Biomedical, Mechanical, Software, or Electrical Engineering.  Advanced degree is preferred.
    • Minimum of 4 years of R&D experience with a proven track record of leading a team of BME, ME and/or EE engineers in the development and commercialization of products within a regulated industry, preferably medical imaging.
    • Demonstrated ability to: understand clinical scenarios, conceptualize technical solutions, explain concepts to implementation engineers, test and evaluate designs and prototypes.

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Excellent communication skills including an ability to influence at all levels of the organization .
    • Able to take initiative and quickly learn new concepts
    • Able to lift 25lbs with or without accommodations
    • Takes pride in their work with attention to detail and a desire for quality



    FUJIFILM SonoSite, Incoffers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program.  Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference.  To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at   www.SonoSite.com/careers.

    FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc.   is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

    In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at ffss-hr@fujifilm.com .   Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.


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