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Director Device Engineering (all genders)


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Who you are: We are looking for a motivated Director Device Engineering for the development of innovative brain machine interfaces at the Innovation Center. As part of the Bioelectronics program team, you are responsible for engineering of novel neurostimulators related to conceptualization, design, feasibility, technical transfer until regulatory submissions. Specifically, the task is directed at design and implementation of the electronic components interfacing with the neural electrodes, such as the stimulation, recording, and data transmission units. As an Engineer and device subject matter expert, you are in charge of the medical device design control process, according to the requirements of 21CFR820.30 and ISO 13485. You will also coordinate interactions with external researchers and partners, as well as tightly collaborate with data scientists. As the Senior Device Engineer you will work within our interdisciplinary team of engineers, physicians and scientists, developing and optimizing next generation medical devices. In close collaboration with the team and the Head of Bioelectronics you will be responsible for the success of various projects at the current frontier of scientific knowledge in bioelectronic medicine at our headquarters in Darmstadt.


Who you are:

  • Scientist by training (PhD) in electronic engineering or a similar field
  • Strong experience with neurophysiological recording and modulation
  • Solid experience with biomedical device engineering and the medical device design process 
  • Understanding of signal decoding and machine learning principles
  • Strong team player; able to work within a highly multidisciplinary environment
  • Communicate effectively with team members and stakeholders with diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of regulatory frameworks around medical devices, documentation, QA and 21CFR820.30 and ISO 13485 standards
  • Industrial working experience with device development or within a medical context





What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com


Job Requisition ID:  212140
Location:  Darmstadt
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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