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Director of Systems Engineering
Category: Computing, Manufacturing, Health Care Industry , Transportation
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Director of Systems Engineering

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**Director of Systems Engineering**
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Job Description**

**Division:** Siemens Healthineers

**Business Unit:** Strategy & Innovation

**Requisition Number:** 226152

**Primary Location:** United States-New Jersey-Flanders

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 30%

**Division Description:**

At Siemens Healthineers, we are
passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality
patient care, and to do so affordably. A leading global healthcare
company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical
imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed
services, consulting, and healthcare IT services - as well as further
technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.

Siemens Healthineers develops
innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies,
giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and
financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.

**Job Description:**

**Position Overview**

Head of Systems Engineering to contribute to the success of a
new molecular diagnostic platform architecture definition and development. The Head of Systems Engineering is responsible for
leading all aspects of instrument system-level definition, architecture,
integration, and verification. This person leads a team of systems engineers in
the areas of architecture, requirements development, risk management, system
simulation, integration and verification.
They are responsible for resourcing, planning, and executing all
engineering activities within assigned areas and the quality of the products
produced. Initial responsibilities
include staffing of the function through direct hiring and identifying
co-development partners. This person
works closely with the Heads of Molecular Technologies, Product Management,
Program Management, Instrument Development, and the Chief Systems Architect to
ensure the successful execution of projects.
The Head of Systems Engineering will ultimately be responsible for an
organization of 10-15 engineers.


Serves as a key member of the MDX
PLM HUB leadership team to align systems engineering activities to the long
term objectives of the MDX organization.

Direct responsibility for
developing system requirements and system integration and verification. The
systems engineering function provides the glue to bring all components of the
final system together.

Manages an engineering
organization responsible for multiple projects.
Identifies and obtains key talent.

Direct responsibility for
quality, reliability, reusability, development cost, and development timeline
of engineering solutions delivered.

Identifies needed decisions
and drives the decision making process.

Schedules and leads
meetings to coordinate interdepartmental project activities required to resolve

Involved with negotiating,
and then managing, business agreements between Siemens organizational units and
between the project and suppliers, OEM partners, or Co-development partners.

Monitors and resolves any unresolved resource
bottlenecks as priorities and projects timelines change. Responsible for
quality of deliverables to manufacturing, service, and training.

Responsible for capturing design knowledge and root
causes of product performance degradation.

Responsible for continually optimizing reusable
architectural solutions.

Responsible for engineering
proficiency improvement in using advanced tools and methods for simulation
based and model based development of complex systems.

Heads overall organization
assigned, and leads all related management and staff.

Plans and manages overall budget
for organization assigned.

Creates and implements best
practice product development vision, strategy, policies, processes and
procedures to develop and improve business performance.

**RequiredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

Master's degree in engineering or science

Demonstrated track record of 8-15 years leading a
systems engineering team or acting as a lead systems engineer in an FDA
regulated environment.

Strong breadth of knowledge in the fields of
systems engineering, biomedical engineering, fluidics, thermodynamics,
instrument design, and mechatronic systems.

Proven success of leading an engineering team in
the delivery an FDA approved product to market.

Ability to work and influence in a matrixed
organization is essential

Must have excellent communication and interpersonal
skills in order to communicate rapidly and effectively within the organization
and to represent the company in a professional manner

Ability to create a product vision and champion
that vision within the organization

Business experience in resource allocation,
budgeting, project management and leadership.

Ability to shift resources and priorities to meet critical
deadlines. Design and implement products including design optimization, robust
engineering, product line engineering, and design transfer.

Create a high performance, quality focused team with a strong culture
and respect for each other. Encourage and expect innovation and input from
staff at all levels. Ensure the teams
understand their impact to customer and patient health through their
contributions to the enhanced product experience and ongoing expertise support.

**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

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