27 days old

Staff IT Engineer, R&D Solutions

Irvine, California 92614
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
The Staff IT Engineer, R&D Solutions role reports into the R&D IT team. This role will be responsible for the support and development of R&D IT systems needed for product engineering, testing, clinical trials, and data analytics and reporting. This position will lead R&D IT system architecture, design solutions, manage vendors, software contracts and projects focused on cloud infrastructure and IP protection. 

  • Work with Cloud and SAAS applications and infrastructure
  • Evaluate new IT technologies & build effective solutions for R&D
  • Manage and own configuration for system and hardware
  • Architect robust solutions that are scalable and meet the needs of New Product Development
  • Streamline IT Business processes impacting NPD
  • Develop Engineering Applications strategy, including but not limited to CAD client applications, CAD backend Data Management Applications
  • Provide support for Linux and other Unix based systems and applications
  • Manage vendor relationship and harmonize needs across all stakeholders
  • Bring Best of Breed Solutions, Cloud Infrastructure and Software solutions
  • Remove Roadblocks to innovation, build key relationships and lasting partnerships
  • Support new acquisitions


  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related area is required.
  • A minimum of 8 years of regulated industry experience, in deploying enterprise systems within a mid to large sized global company, is required. Medical device industry experience is highly preferred. 
  • Knowledge of the Medical Device product lifecycle to provide technical leadership is highly preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a lead systems engineer.
  • Demonstrated, independent ability to perform system engineering activities listed above.
  • Experience with systems engineering for combined hardware and software systems.
  • Java, Python or other Object-Oriented Programming and troubleshooting skills are highly preferred. 
  • Proficiency with software tools for requirements management, engineering analysis, and statistical analysis.
  • Analytical, problem solver with ability to challenge existing processes and come up with innovative solutions.
  • Proven ability to work hands-on in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with ambiguity/uncertainty and a willingness to try new/challenging things
  • Demonstrated technical project management skills on multi-year projects with multi-functional teams
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) with engineers, management, marketing and health care professionals
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Experience with Design for Six Sigma or related product development methods and processes is preferred
  • Experience with hospital networks, medical imaging, server and network infrastructure is preferred



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