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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.

Job Description

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Assets:

  • 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

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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.

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.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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