BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Engineer I, Systems Verification in San Jose, California
Job Description SummaryTo ensure that our cell analysis products deliver outstanding performance and exceed our customers’ expectations, BD Biosciences is seeking a passionate and capable Senior Systems Verification Engineer to contribute to a cross-disciplinary product development team.
The Senior Systems Verification Engineer participates in the definition, design, and execution of verification activities in the product development process for BD Biosciences instrument systems. This includes the design of test methods and test strategies, development and execution of verification protocols, analysis and interpretation of results, and communication of results and their impact through written reports, design reviews, and interactive discussions.
Primary job responsibilities:
Lead the definition, design, and execution of system verification activities on instrument projects
Determine strategy for testing product requirements, including how requirements will be tested, sample size, resource and material needs
Develop and write system verification test methods to evaluate product requirements
Act as a liaison between the Program team, Systems V&V, and Reliability team
Represent the department on collaborative projects by elevating customers need and product quality
Exercise independent judgment and apply solution thinking, problem solving, and troubleshooting
Conduct representative sample prep and flow cytometry experiments to test products
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of customer workflows, scientific advancements in flow cytometry, and the competitive landscape
Mentor and support more junior members in understanding systems verification best practices
Escalate top issues by providing clear, well-structured, high-level updates
Education and Experience:
B.S. in Immunology, Cell Biology, Engineering or related discipline
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in systems verification and validation principles or studies while working in biotech, pharma industry, clinical research, or other relevant industry
Experience in product development and design control
Ability to meet technical objectives and solve challenges under conditions of ambiguity and rapid change
Experience training bench-level personnel and leading projects
Excellent listening, written, and oral communication skills
Experience running and trouble-shooting complex optical/mechanical instrumentation
Able to work with human blood or blood products, with strong lab benchwork skills and meticulous sample handling and prep
Experience with sample preparation for flow cytometry applications
MS or Ph.D. degree in Immunology, Cell Biology, Engineering or in a related discipline.
Strong knowledge of flow cytometry applications
Extensive hands-on experience operating andtroubleshootingflow cytometry analyzers and/or sorters, with knowledge of flow cytometry instrument platforms, applications and software, and assay panel development
Experience with experiment design for multi-parameter flow cytometry applications
Experience in systems engineer practices
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Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Jose
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.