Nevro Corp.

  • Senior Firmware Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Redwood City
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    ID
    2018-2292
    Category
    Engineering
  • About Nevro

    Nevro is a medical device company headquartered in Redwood City, California. We have developed HF10™ therapy, an innovative, evidence-based neuromodulation platform for the treatment of chronic pain. 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 advanced the state of spinal cord stimulation (SCS). 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.

    Overview

     

    The Senior Firmware Engineer shall participate in research and product development activities ranging from product concept through transfer to manufacturing. This position will apply knowledge of engineering principles and practices for software development of implantable medical devices and accessories. 

    Role Requirements

    • Develops embedded and PC-based software, which interact with devices such as an implantable stimulator or wand. Development activities include definition of requirements, design and implementation, and verification and validation.
    • Debug and analyze device issues and field returns.
    • Develops software in a regulated environment in accordance with internal operating procedures and external standards and regulations. Conducts cross-functional reviews of the software development at appropriate times in the development cycle. 
    • Significantly self-directed. Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Proactively identifies areas of developmental risk and communicates these to management accordingly. 
    • Responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and directing a significant engineering development or a number of small projects with many complex features, utilizing internal and external resources. 
    • Guides the transition of advanced technologies into final products. Works closely with other product development team members to assure that their designs interface properly with other system components and to assure that the overall system meets its performance requirements.
    • Assesses new technologies via reviews of the state of the art or by performing proof of concept work. The results of this assessment must be communicated to the software team or other members of the development organization.
    • 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

    Skills and Knowledge

    • B.S. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or similar degree.
    • Knowledge of C and an understanding of embedded firmware are required.
    • At least 4 years experience in software design for embedded systems is required.
    • At least 4 years of experience in working in a high-reliability field such as automotive, aeronautical or medical is highly preferred.
    • Hands-on experience with oscilloscopes, bus analyzers and logic analyzers is also required.
    • Knowledge of Assembly, C++, C# and other relevant development languages is also desired.
    • Hands on experience with ARM microcontrollers and wireless communication technology is preferred.
    • It is preferred that this candidate has experience in implantable medical device development.
    • Functional familiarity with the FDA Submission process, ISO Requirements and QSR requirements is also preferred.

     

     

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