Sr. Systems Engineer

Job Description

Do you want to join us in helping to fight the world’s most threatening diseases and enabling access to care for more people around the world? At Siemens Healthineers, we pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare.  For everyone. Everywhere.


We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting? Then come and join our global team as a Sr. Systems Engineer.


Our global team: We are a team of 66,000 highly dedicated employees across more than 70 countries passionately pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in healthcare to help improve people’s lives around the world. As a leader in the industry, we aspire to create better outcomes and experiences for patients no matter where they live or what health issues they are facing. Our portfolio, spanning from in-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics to image-guided therapy and innovative cancer care, is crucial for clinical decision-making and treatment pathways.


Our culture: We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, to improve people’s lives around the world.  We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success. Check our Careers Site at

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Sr. Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the execution of the Systems Engineering process for Siemens Ultrasound product development projects, in order to achieve products of high quality and maintain compliance to medical device standards and regulations.
  • Your engineering development experience will be needed as the responsible engineer (RE) for specific system hardware components provided by OEM vendors. You will create and maintain the requirements specifications in collaboration with the vendors as you align hardware delivery with project schedules.
  • You will work with a variety of cross-functional project, engineering, and feature teams to lead them through requirements definition, risks hazard assessment, technical specifications, and system design and integration.
  • You will collaborate with product management, clinicians, UX designers, customers, project management, and implementation engineers to create feature concepts, explain system functions, and lead features and clinical solutions to a successful release.
  • Your engineering background will be utilized to define System and Subsystem Requirements, as derived from clinical and product requirements, and used to derive module and component requirements.  You will work with the System Verification Team to create tests to verify the requirements and create traceability matrices and work effectively throughout the project to drive efficiency improvements. 

This position may suit you best if you relate with what is below and would like to develop your career with Healthineers:

  • You are a motivated individual who strives for excellence and inspires others. You always want to do better.
  • You are driven by a desire to develop products that help and improve the clinical outcomes of patients.
  • You value working collaboratively across engineering disciplines and look for opportunities to leverage data-driven decisions.
  • A proficiency for using new technologies to improve efficiencies within the organization is an interest of yours.
  • One of your strongest attributes is influencing other individuals for whom you would not have a direct reporting relationship.
  • You believe that sharing knowledge strengthens the Organization and leads to better outcomes.
  • Willing to travel up to 5%, including internationally.

Required skills to have for the success of this role


  • Bachelors, Masters, or Doctorate in Physics, Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field.
  • 5-7 years experience in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Ultrasound Engineering, Software Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, or related experience in a regulated industry.  Ideal candidate will have experience in medical devices, preferably medical imaging and ultrasound.
  • Understanding of the practical application of Systems Engineering, Design Controls and Risk Hazard management in medical device product development.
  • Ideal candidate will have working experience with complex systems and/or hardware throughout the entire engineering development life cycle.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a Quality Management System and Regulatory processes and proficiencies.  Ideal candidate will have a detailed working knowledge of 21 CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14971/24971, IEC 60601-1, IEC 62366, and IEC 62304 standards.

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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