Philips HW V&V Engineer - ME in Bothell, Washington

HW V&V Engineer - ME

Automatic External Defibrillator Product Development

Join us designing the life-saving equipment needed to increase sudden cardiac arrest survival rates from the unnecessarily low 8% nationally to rates of over 60% survival like King County, WA. We work in a place where survivors come and thank us for doing our jobs.

We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) V&V team to support both new product development and sustaining. An AED requires small signal processing for ECG analysis, high energy electronics to deliver the life-saving shock, and digital electronics to control it all. The development test equipment design is equally broad and challenging.

Our Philips culture values these behaviors:

  • Eager to win

  • Take Ownership

  • Team up to Excel

In addition, our team is looking for engineers with the following qualities:

  • Curious, smart, and creative

  • Good judgment and decision making skills

  • Excellent communicator

Philips ECR group is rapidly growing to meet the market demand of the medical industry. We are looking for a HW V&V Engineer with 5+ years’ experience in a medical or other regulated industry with a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering.

We are looking for someone with some experience and growth potential in hardware verification and validation. Some of the specific skills and experiences may include:

  • Analyzing requirements

  • Writing detailed test plans, test procedures and test reports

  • Conducting analysis of test results

  • Statistical Analysis experience is preferred

  • Working with external test houses

  • Building tools including tools drawings and assessments

  • Working with Class 3 Medical Device standards (13485, 14971, 62304) is preferred

Our Offer

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As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Join us as a Hardware, V&V engineer ( ME) in designing the life-saving equipment needed to increase sudden cardiac arrest survival rates from the unnecessarily low 8% nationally to rates of over 60% survival like King County, WA. We work in a place where survivors come and thank us for doing our jobs.

You are responsible for

  • Supporting product verification through development, manufacturing and into continuation providing technical support and leadership on a cross-functional team

  • Define, document, and continuously improve verification tests including conducting peer reviews and maintaining traceability to requirements

  • Perform verification tests and conduct analysis of the test results to ensure complete verification of the requirements

  • Identifying, analyzing, owning and driving technical issues to resolution

  • Participate in reviews of requirements, design documents, and test related artifacts

  • Mentor, coach, and provide work direction to other engineers, technicians and interns

  • Proactively own and drive process improvements

  • Perform work with little to no supervision as department subject-matter expert

You are a part of

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) V&V team to support both new product development and sustaining. An AED requires small signal processing for ECG analysis, high energy electronics to deliver the life-saving shock, and digital electronics to control it all. The development test equipment design is equally broad and challenging.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Minimum 7 years’ industry experience in product development environment required with a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering

  • Minimum 5 years’ industry experience in product development environment required with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience desired in a medical device or other regulated industry

  • Statistical Analysis experience if preferred

  • Working with Standards like 13485, 14971, 62304 is preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

  • Proven ability to perform problem solving and troubleshooting required

  • Strong attention to detail required

  • Proficiency in using typical lab equipment (e.g. oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, voltmeters, etc.) required

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment

  • Ability to work with minimal guidance to make decisions and report progress required

  • Demonstrated leadership role in test and issue ownership including ability to provide guidance and direction to less experienced technical personnel required

  • Experience with requirements management, configuration management, issue tracking tools, etc. required

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment

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In return, we offer you

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Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.