Principal Systems Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/8/2019

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Job Summary

The engineer will develop the requirements, analysis, documentation and test for the integration of system components (software, robotic arm, implants and surgical instruments) to deliver robotic-assisted orthopaedic solutions. Works in close collaboration with the engineering, marketing, quality assurance and program management groups to deliver products for Stryker customers per the product development roadmap. Develop and execute testing using tools such as Matlab or robotic systems and document reports of test data.  Furthermore, support the continuous improvement of Stryker product development tools and processes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Independently design and  implement complex  systems including system  architectural design, relevant design documentation, test planning and execution
  • Specialize in various technology domains, evaluates and selects  new technologies
  • Select and design new technology platforms
  • Ensure established engineering practices allow for effective, efficient and compliant development by monitoring best industry practices and integrating them into the organization
  • Train and mentor regarding established engineering best practices, design principles, processes and tools
  • Establish strategy for maintaining and advancing team expertise within department
  • Work with core team to determine project schedules and time commitments of self and other functional project team members and be able to clearly communicate status of assignments to project management.
  • Perform holistic problem analysis
  • Design and implement solutions to address identified problems
  • Ensure implementation of state-of-the-art technologies
  • Assist the team in working with surgeon customers to foster collaboration and solicit feedback
  • Participate in, solicit feedback and document reports as needed on cadaveric evaluations

Qualifications and Work Experience Required​

  • BS in Engineering or related. Advanced degree desired
  • Minimum of 8+ years’ experience
  • Be detail oriented with strong written, verbal, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Experience In:
  • Systems engineering principles as it applies to medical device development from concept phase to final design and commercial release
  • The use of Software Tools (i.e., MiniTab) for statistical analysis.
  • Matlab and 3D CAD software (Solidworks).
  • The use of risk management practices applied to medical device development. 
  • Creating design specifications and requirements definition.
  • Developing test protocols/procedures, collecting and analyzing data, and creating detailed reports. 

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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