Systems Engineer Job:
Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk
Seattle Washington
Requisition ID 54647BR
Title Systems Engineer
Job Category Research
Job Description Purpose
The US Device Research (USDR) Systems Engineer will contribute as a team member to the USDR vision to explore and develop new technology, product ideas, and game-changers that may hold the potential to add value to patients and Novo Nordisk in the future within therapeutic areas covered by Novo Nordisk corporate strategy.

The Systems Engineer will apply basic relevant engineering knowledge and skills to mature concepts and develop prototypes and products in digital health and digital therapeutics, and to generate robust design documentation packages. Engineering skills are needed to design attractive products that balance satisfying user needs with innovative technical solutions and business potential according to Novo Nordisk corporate strategy.

The Systems Engineer will be part of a development team and contribute to development of digital health and digital therapeutic solutions as a team member.

The Systems Engineer reports to a USDR Senior Project Manager. Internal relationships include R&D colleagues within USDR and Device R&D colleagues in Denmark. This includes peer R&D Engineers, Data Scientists, Software Engineers, and others, including specialists in the Device Innovation Support (DIS) area.

External relationships will mostly be managed by more senior Systems Engineers.

Essential Functions
The Systems Engineer is expected to: Be responsible for establishment of user and product requirements. Be responsible for design verification and design validation activities in Software as Medical Device (SaMD) development projects. Establish Product Profile (PP), System Functions Analysis (SFA), Product Specification (PS), and other applicable documents to document design process. Plan and report design Verification and design Validation activities. Compile milestone documentation packages. Ensure relevant engineering knowledge and skills are up-to-date, e.g. methods and tools within software engineering, mathematics, requirements engineering, risk management, good documentation practices, product development, etc. With general guidance, support team in the generation and maturing of relevant ideas and concepts, and in engineering and developing digital health and digital therapeutic products. With general guidance, support team in making new, relevant inventions and ensure these are covered in new Novo Nordisk patent applications. With general guidance, support team in maturing and developing products to be prepared for milestones A-C according to Device R&D project manual, for submission under Novo Nordisk’s SaMD procedure, or developed to a level that would support pilot studies per relevant guidelines.

Physical Requirements
Approximately 10% overnight travel.

* Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3+ years’ experience in product development. Advanced degree may be substituted for experience, as appropriate
* Demonstrated ability to generate valuable and relevant ideas, create concepts based on ideas, and develop new products based on concepts
* Ability to work independently as well as working in teams
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Ability to communicate and collaborate across the local organization
* Possess basic knowledge of at least one of these processes related to medical device development: risk management, requirement engineering, test method development, design verification, design validation, etc. Experience from development of medical devices preferred
* Preferred: experience with software development principles and tools (e.g. agile development, Scrum, Jira, etc.)
Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Position Location US - Seattle, WA
City Seattle
State/Provinces US - WA
Job/Position Country US

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