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Philips Sr. Systems Engineer in Bothell, Washington


In this role, you have the opportunity to:

We are searching for a passionate Senior Systems Engineer to join us as we strengthen our product portfolio, expand our services and solutions, and bring game-changing technology to market. This team member will be responsible for working collaboratively with a team of cross-functional engineers.

We’re looking for the candidate to have the following qualities:

· Curious, smart, and creative.

· Good judgment and decision making skills.

· Positive attitude.

· Takes Ownership.

· Excellent communicator and mentor.

· 5+ years’ experience in a medical or other regulated industry (medical desired).

Patient Transport Monitor & Automatic External Defibrillator Product Development:

Philips ECR (Emergency Care and Resuscitation) has a broad product portfolio of advanced life support solutions, automated external defibrillators, and data management solutions.

Our mission is to design, produce, and deliver every solution as if the life of someone we love depends on it. Every day, we empower and enable our customers – from clinicians to paramedics, first responders to the everyman – to save lives using our innovative, market-leading technology.


  • Assists with the “High Level” systems view of our product design (architecture and system requirements) and how it fits within a larger product portfolio, including ensuring proper allocation and ownership of requirements to the subsystem and component levels.

  • Derives requirements from high-level marketing requirements into product-level functional requirements.

  • Works hand in hand with the program manager, product manager, and cross-functional leads to ensure the overall product/solution system integrity from concept to end-of-life of the product, including meeting all expectations from major stakeholders like manufacturing, quality, regulatory bodies, and reliability in addition to customers and patients.

  • Provides internal and external customer interface to arbitrate key architecture conflicts.

  • Owns the safety risk management implementation and compliance.

  • Coordinates with User Interface, Engineering, Marketing, Procurement, Operations, and V&V teams.

  • Leads and participates in design reviews, including reviews of design inputs and outputs.

  • Keeps abreast of new developments in all relevant technological domains.

  • Advises on change requests for system and related products.

  • Provides technical leadership to ensure overall product development success.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS in relevant engineering field (MS degree preferred).

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in embedded hardware development, ideally in a regulated industry.

  • Experience with the following standards is preferred, but not required: ISO 14971, IEC 60601-1, IEC 62304, IEC 60601-2-4, and/or IEC 60601-1-2.

  • Has in-depth understanding of both hardware and software for integrated products.

  • Strong understanding of safety risk management, including FMEA, design mitigations, and compliance to risk management standards.

  • Working knowledge of tools and processes related to system configuration management from specifications development, traceability, version control, defect tracking, and field feedback.

  • Experience distilling requirements from the system level into lower-level electrical and mechanical requirements.

  • Understanding of digital signal processing and algorithm concepts.

  • Experience in designing and assessing compliance to national/international standards.

  • Experience with designing fault-tolerant systems.

  • Proven ability to communicate in both verbal and written form to technical and non-technical customers, stakeholders, and various levels of management.

Why should you join Philips?

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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.