job summary: Job Summary The Director of Systems engineering is responsible for the overall direction, budget and strategy for the Systems Engineering Team with respect to people, process, engineering content and design tools. The Director and their team own the system level design, requirements, reliability and test engineering for capital equipment and associated disposable medical devices. The Director will build on extensive hands-on experience in capital systems development and a deep understanding of technical, end user and patient needs to ensure that systems designs and associated requirements drive project teams to achieve best-in-class medical products. This role is a key leadership position in the R&D team and will strive to recruit and retain a highly capable, collaborative and diverse team of systems engineers. The Systems Team will interact with all areas of the business to ensure timely development of new products and exceptional support of existing designs. Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree required Master's degree preferred Specific Area of Study: B.S. in Electrical, Biomedical, Computer Science or related engineering discipline. Experience 12+ years relevant experience Specific Related Experience: Systems engineering in product development, new product introduction and on-market product support. Skills Passion for delivering best-in-class products to market that exceed customer expectationsstrong leadership skills to both develop and grow a systems team as well as represent their work to the broader organizationMastery of the product development process, design controls, requirements and test (V&V)Core competency in RF and/or optomechanical system design and testBroad experience in capital systems design with a track record of successful product launch5+ yrs experience in a regulated field such as medical device or aerospace/defenseKnowledge of global medical design standards (FDA, ISO, Int'l)Working knowledge of project management, requirements management, board layout and mechanical design software. location: WESTFORD, Massachusetts job type: Permanent salary: $150,000 - 175,000 per year work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Overall leadership of the Systems Engineering Team to ensure on-time, on-budget delivery of project objectives with representation to the R&D Leadership Team for the Systems functionStaffing and people leadership of the Systems team to ensure consistent capability, capacity and growth of the people and their domain expertise and executionWorking closely with cross-functional project teams, ensure consistent delivery of Systems activities across system design, requirements definition/management, risk management, test (V&V) and reliabilityWork across commercial, technical and regulatory functions to ensure comprehensive understanding of customer/patient/technology/business needs and clear translation into system requirementsSupport key process deliverables including User Needs Document, Product Requirement spec, traceability, system architecture, FMEA, system verification and validation, and ongoing technical support to operations and serviceCollaborative and hands-on support of project deliverables for quality, regulatory and sustaining to ensure business continuityEducate and mentor the R&D and broader organization on systems engineering best practiceMonitor and ensure both compliance with and documentation of compliance with policies and procedures as outlined in various Company policies, including the Global Approval Authority Matrix and other mandatory policies pursuant to one's job description.Embody and deliver the "Exceptional Everyday" qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 10 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors (required) skills: Electrical EngineeringRF Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.