Siemens Manager, Ultrasound Engineering in Issaquah, Washington
Manager, Ultrasound Engineering
Job Family: Engineering
Division: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Ultrasound
Requisition Number: 211506
Primary Location: United States-Washington-Issaquah
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: 15%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.
With 45,000 employees Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics and healthcare IT. All supported by a comprehensive portfolio of clinical consulting, training, and services available across the globe and tailored to customers’ needs. So that more people can have a life that is longer, richer, and more filled with happiness.
This position is responsible for providing leadership for the ultrasound engineering (UE) group in the Ultrasound Business of Siemens Healthineers. The scope of the group includes specification and verification for new ultrasound product introductions, developments of ultrasound imaging algorithms and features, image optimization of key imaging modes. The team supports premium general imaging products. This position requires a combination of strong technical skills in ultrasound imaging, beamformation, and image processing, technical team management skills and clear understanding of clinical use of ultrasound.
Manage a group of ultrasound engineers. The technical and leadership responsibilities include:
Guide and direct all ultrasound engineering management activities and ensure on-time and quality execution in compliance with related medical device regulations/standards (FDA, IEC, etc.), and internal quality management and design control processes.
Specify and verify imaging system architecture for new ultrasound product introductions, including front end acquisition and scan sequence, beamforming, signal processing, and image processing.
Develop and continuously improve ultrasound imaging and diagnostic features, including B-mode, color flow, spectral Doppler, contrast imaging, elasticity imaging, etc., with a focus on general imaging applications.
Drive the continuous improvement of the development processes and tools
Work with transduce design groups and clinical team, to specify and verify ultrasound transducers, optimize image quality, support clinical evaluation, and respond to customer feedbacks.
Manage the recruitment, training, team culture, and employee career development of the UE Group.
Work with advanced development groups and other cross-functional groups, innovate breakthrough ultrasound technologies to provide better image quality and diagnosis tools for customers.
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or related fields; Ph. D preferred
Minimum 10 years in medical imaging product development (including significant experience in imaging algorithms and ultrasound image optimization) and at least 4 years in a project leader/manager position.
Demonstrated leadership abilities; ability to coordinate development efforts of a highly technical group
Knowledge of regulations for medical devices
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Able to adapt quickly to change and work in a rapidly-evolving environment
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