Sr Systems Engineer, Usability and Human Factors

Manpower Engineering
July 16, 2021
Redwood City, CA
Job Type


Job Title: Sr. Systems Engineer

Client Location: Bay Area, CA

Employment Category: Direct Hire

Max Base Salary Offering: $180,000.00

Benefits Offered: Medical - Dental - Vision - Retirement Savings - ESPP - Company Bonuses

Citizenship Requirement: Open Requirement

Onboarding Requirement: Background & Drug-Screen

Projected Start Date: ASAP

Position Summary:

The Senior Systems Engineer in Human Factors will play a key role in the development of next-generation Neuromodulation systems by working cross-functionally with internal and external customers, to ensure human factors are a key consideration in every system design.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform human factors engineering across the product lifecycle including identification of customer user needs and use scenario, the definition of use specifications (user profiles, user environments), and user interface requirements.
  • Generate deliverables needed to demonstrate compliance with ISO/IEC 62366, ANSI/AAMI HE75, and FDA Guidance for Human Factors and Usability Engineering
  • Ensure the user interface for the entire system, including software, mechanical and electrical interfaces, as well as packaging, labeling, and manuals, are thoroughly evaluated by users from a human factors perspective.
  • Work with R&D electrical, mechanical, software, and firmware engineers, to generate hardware and software prototypes for early usability and human factors evaluations.

Minimum Qualifications: (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Master's degree with 6+ years' relevant experience; Bachelor's degree with 8+ years' relevant experience.
  • Experience with development in a highly regulated industry such as medical device, defense, or automotive.
  • Experience generating usability and human factors technical documentation including user needs, use specification, user interface specification, use scenarios, and user error analysis (uFMEA, critical task analysis).
  • Degree required or equivalent years of experience may be substituted for the education requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience interacting with external end-users in a professional medical environment (physicians, nurses, patients)
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills (written and verbal).
  • Demonstrates professionalism and maturity for interacting with end-users including patients and physicians.
  • Exceptional ability to solicit unbiased feedback from internal and external customers.

Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel for usability and human factors studies, up to 25% of the time.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to provide creativity while solving complex problems without known solutions.
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