Cantel Medical

  • Sr. Software Systems Engineer

    Location IT-Pomezia
    Job ID
    2019-5111
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Research & Development
    Company
    Cantel Italy
  • Company Overview

    At Cantel, preventing infection is our business. We are dedicated to delivering high-quality, innovative solutions that help our customers improve patient care. Choosing a career with Cantel means joining a company that’s driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and the passion to shape the future of infection prevention. If you want to be inspired by your work and have a hand in shaping the future of infection prevention, we want to meet you. Come and see why people love working here.

    Cantel is a leading global company dedicated to delivering innovative infection prevention products and services for patients, caregivers, and other healthcare providers which improve outcomes, enhance safety and help save lives.  Our products include specialized medical device reprocessing systems for endoscopy and renal dialysis, advanced water purification equipment, sterilants, disinfectants and cleaners, sterility assurance monitoring products for hospitals and dental clinics, disposable infection control products primarily for dental and GI endoscopy markets, dialysate concentrates, hollow fiber membrane filtration and separation products. Additionally, we provide technical service for our products. Cantel medical is a leading provider of infection prevention products and services in the healthcare market, specializing in the following operating units:

    Medical 

    Endoscopy procedure disposables include single-use valves and irrigation tubing. Medical device reprocessing systems, disinfectants, detergents and other supplies are used to disinfect high-level endoscopes. This segment is operated through MEDIVATORS.

    Life Sciences 

    Water purification systems for dialysis facilities, including hemodialysis dialyzer and reprocessing systems, as well as sterilants and filtration products. This segment is operated through Mar Cor Purification, Inc. and MEDIVATORS.

    Dental 

    Single-use, infection prevention products used primarily in the dental market including face masks, sterilization pouches, towels and bibs, tray covers, saliva ejectors, germicidal wipes, plastic cups and disinfectants. This segment is operated through Crosstex International, Inc.

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    Job Overview

    The Instrumentation team is a leading-edge R&D group within Cantel Medical, defining and executing
    on technology and architectural strategy that span a variety of domains within Infection Prevention and
    Control (IP&C), including trace and track systems, and interfacing with embedded software for
    management and control of interconnected medical devices.
    This position is responsible for defining Systems and Architecture for the next generation of Endoscopy
    reprocessing software products. The activities will encompass all aspects of systems & software
    engineering activities, meeting all regulatory standards, to realize complex, innovative, high reliability
    systems that improve the quality of life of people around the world.
    As a Senior Software Systems Engineer, you will be working with a motivated, diverse, and
    knowledgeable development team to deliver world-class products.
    The Senior Software Systems Engineer is responsible for a wide variety of engineering work in support
    of reprocessing medical devices including design and development of new products, processes and
    tooling. The ideal candidate has the technical skills and team leadership, engages internal and external
    capabilities as needed, to ensure that appropriate design and evaluation of reprocessed medical
    devices are implemented to ensure high quality and reliability.
    The Senior Software Systems Engineer is responsible for providing overall software systems design &
    architecture across complex electro-mechanical systems with embedded firmware and connectivity for
    Automated Endoscope Reprocessors (AER), Drying Cabinets, Storage and other IP&C equipment in
    MEDIVATORS medical device segment.

    Main Responsibilities

    Provide technical leadership for Systems Architecture, Software Design, Hardware interface and Connectivity
    solutions for medical device software.
     Define Requirements and Design specifications in collaboration with upstream Marketing, Standards bodies and
    Regulatory requirements.
     Provide deep technical expertise in Endoscope reprocessing technologies and Trace and Track systems, in
    accordance with IEC and AAMI standards.
     Create Architectural Design for developing software in C#, ASP.NET MVC, WPF & XAML, Entity Framework, with MS
    SQL Server interface.
     Lead platform software definition with microcontrollers, WiFi, Bluetooth and RFID technologies.
     Create Architectural Designs and prototype models for Proof of Concept and feasibility.
     Execute on meeting deliverables in accordance with New Product Development Phase Gate process.
     Develop plans for Human Factors Engineering and Usability Testing and coordinate execution by identifying and
    engaging key clinical personnel from internal groups and customer sites.
     Collaborate with Regulatory Affairs, Technical Services, and Manufacturing/Operations for hitting key milestones for
    New Product Development in alignment with R&D objectives and product direction.
     Lead & coordination of Qualification Protocols and Test execution across all aspects of Firmware and Software,
    including over Systems Validation, to ensure that the product meets requirements.
     Create and document all aspects of the software engineering processes for products, incorporating the highest
    quality standards in accordance with the QMS, cost effectiveness, and measurable efficiency.
     Provide guidance and best-practice techniques to meet all regulatory compliance requirements.
     Provide technical support for software deployment at Beta sites and work closely with Technical services group for
    troubleshooting and making enhancements.
     Lead and provide guidance in the development & testing of prototypes, verification/validation units and product
    specifications, including test development plans, test reports and input to risk analysis.
     Establish and perform or oversee the execution of software test plans, assess device limitations and determine
    acceptance criteria.
     Provide an effective bridge between software and hardware personnel and be responsible for the timely completion of
    the technical deliverables.
     Provide support to Marketing for Voice of Customer and new product launches in US and Europe

    Qualifications

    BS in Engineering or Computer Science and 12+ years related experience in software database development in a
    Windows 7 and Windows 10 environment. Preferred MS in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science.
     Experience in Medical Device lifecycle development processes, particularly Medical Device SW.
     Familiar with Design Controls, AAMI and ISO standards.
     Systems Engineering experience for designing with technologies - C#, .NET MVC, WPF & XAML, Entity Framework
    & SQL Server.
     Advanced understanding of project management principles to effectively complete assignments and achieve desired
    outcomes.
     Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field of Medical
    Electrical Equipment including tools and methodologies for software design and development, configuration
    management, project scheduling, problem resolution for the complete software development cycle.
     Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
     Ability to work successfully both independently and in a team environment

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