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Senior R&D Systems Engineer

Req ID:  5318

Working Location: COLORADO, GOLDEN 


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
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Job Description

The Senior R&D Systems Engineer will support Systems Engineering aspects on sustaining and new product development efforts within the Olympus Veran Technologies (OVT) organization. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on project engineer with a strong systems design and integration background. The primary responsibilities of this role will include support of all phases of device development with a focus on software, electrical and firmware engineering. Within a collaborative team environment, it will be expected that they will be a proactive communicator, collaborate well with others, manage their work efficiently, produce high quality work and consistently seek additional knowledge and skills. Creation of product requirements, technical data, data analysis, and subsequent reporting will be an important aspect of this role, as well as helping to generate Design History File deliverables. Working knowledge of medical device design control requirements, system design and software and hardware integration and testing, and design for manufacturability and testability are required

Job Duties

* Provides significant contributions to sustaining products, product development projects and/or technology development efforts.


* Work with internal and external design partners to advance design efforts.


* Provide design guidance relating to software and hardware design


* Participate in creation and revision of requirements ensuring traceability to User Needs and test cases.


* Support the requirements development and management process, incorporating risk management elements as required.


* Support the creation of design control elements to comply with medical device regulations.


* Implement product design with the intention of optimizing design for manufacturability and testability


* Develop verification and validation testing strategies, authors test protocols and reports, and ensures products meet and/or exceed established specifications


* Utilize statistically sound approaches to design verification protocols/reports, design validation, and delivery system qualification activities


* Provides regular updates to engineering and marketing leadership on product status and advancement.


* Executing testing protocols as needed during development and release cycles.


* Stay informed about new tools, regulations, standards, and best practices of the industry.


* Supports leadership as required


* All additional duties as directed

Job Requirements



* Bachelor’s degree in Software or Electrical Engineering.


* Minimum years of related experience: 5+ years or 4+ years with MS or 2+ with PhD.


* Experience in Medical Device development and/or sustaining engineering efforts utilizing a stage-gate process.


* Capable of creation of design control deliverables and input to the Design History file either independently or under the guidance of the project technical lead.




* Working knowledge of scripting languages (i.e. bash, python, pearl).


* Working knowledge of Microsoft windows Windows and linux OS’s.


* Knowledge of cybersecurity guidance and or experience with cybersecurity evaluation and hardening.


* Knowledge of software lifecycle management in compliance to EN62304.


* Experience problem solving system design issues (e.g., electromagnetic compatibility).


* Ability to effectively work within a requirements management system, such as Doors, JAMA, etc and perform hardware risk analyses and hardware DFMEAs.


* The anticipated compensation range for this position is $88,000 - $120,000 USD annually and the compensation offered will depend on the candidate's qualifications.


* The anticipated compensation range for this position is 87,527.00 to 118,162.00 USD annually and the compensation offered will depend on the candidate’s qualifications.



We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit


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It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Colorado (US-CO) || Golden || 

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: R&D Engineer, Testing, Test Engineer, Systems Engineer, Medical Device Engineer, Engineering, Technology

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