Nevro Corp.

  • Senior RF Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Redwood City
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 7 months ago(10/4/2017 1:10 PM)
  • About Nevro

    Nevro (NYSE: NVRO) is a public multinational medical technology company headquartered in Redwood City, California. We have developed HF10™ therapy, an innovative, evidence-based neuromodulation platform.


    We started with a simple mission to help more patients suffering from chronic pain. At each stage of development, our research was subject to the highest levels of scientific rigor, resulting in a new therapy that has impacted the lives of over 28,000 patients around the world.


    The Nevro® Senza® SCS System received CE mark in 2010, TGA approval in 2011, FDA approval in 2015, and is commercially available in Europe, Australia, and the United States.


    This position plays a key role in the development of a Class III implantable Neuromodulation system.

    Role Requirements

    • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering; combination of BS degree and/or equivalent years of experience may be substituted for education requirement
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience; with medical device experience preferred.
    • Design and development of class III implantable Neuromodulation system components.
    • Provide creativity while solving complex problems without known solutions.
    • Works on multiple projects in a deadline driven environment.
    • Designs, runs, and gathers data for experiments. Participates in the design of new test methods and procedures.
    • Significantly self-directed. Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. (Recommendation of assignments is often self-initiated.)
    • Applies technical principles, theories and concepts, in addition to developing new development principles and concepts towards the solution of complex technical problems and provides solutions which are innovative and ingenious.
    • Proactively identifies areas of developmental risk and communicates these to management accordingly.
    • Responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and directing engineering development or a number of small projects with many complex features, utilizing internal and external resources.
    • Contributes to the intellectual property base of the Company via active communication of new concepts to management.
    • Works in accordance with quality system procedures and actively enforces its objectives
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment.
    • Requires the ability to travel approximately 10% of the time throughout the United States and internationally.

    Skills and Knowledge

    • RF simulation tools (Ansys HFSS desired)
    • Implanted and body-worn antenna design
    • Benchtop RF measurements
    • Design and fabrication of RF measurement fixtures
    • Specification, evaluation, and measurement of RF materials
    • Anechoic chamber RF measurements
    • PCB design for RF signals and matching networks
    • FCC part 15 regulations
    • Link budgets, propagation and fading models
    • Telemetry for implanted medical devices
    • RF testing in human body phantoms
    • FDA regulations for implanted radios




    Nevro offers equal employment opportunity, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, marital or family status, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), physical or mental condition, protected veteran status, disability, age or other characteristics protected by laws.


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