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Systems Engineer II

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Job Type: Full-Time
Category: Research and Development
Location: Plano, TX, United States
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Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Systems Engineer to develop and support the technology and product development efforts of Inogen.The Systems Engineer will evaluate the feasibility and opportunity of new products or improvements in quality, reliability, manufacturability, cost, and testing to existing product lines via development, implementation, integration and testing ofsubcomponents and algorithms as well as integrated hardware and software systems, including analyzing and resolving production line and field issues. The Systems Engineer is also responsible for developing, operating, and maintaining Inogen's R&D laboratory space, including operating laboratory equipment and researching, procuring, and deploying equipment as needed. The Systems Engineer is also responsible for evaluating new technologies and working with development partners to integrate new technologies into Inogen Products or assisting partners to integrate Inogen's technologies into their products. The Systems Engineer should additionally contribute to Inogen's Intellectual Property Portfolio.

Responsibilities (Specific tasks, duties, essential functions of the job)

  • Analytically design and evaluate new product concepts and technology proof of concepts
  • Research and maintain an understanding of current technology trends as they may apply to Inogen product opportunities
  • Support the design and manufacture of Inogen products
  • Work with component suppliers, other members of the R&D team, and other groups within the organization to create highly reliable, manufacturable, and cost-effective products.
  • Actively pursue the generation and protection of intellectual property to achieve Inogen's corporate goals.
  • Develop and refine Inogen's R&D capabilities to include enable rapid and efficient development,evaluation, and test of concepts and product opportunities.
  • The Systems Engineer will keep detailed records of test set-ups and test records for the design history files and projects for reference by other engineers for equipment usage.
  • Prepare and present reports and demonstrations of project work
  • Directed design of components and fixtures, with a single focused area of responsibility.Ability to plan, execute, and document system level testing of designed components and fixtures independently.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Assist with any other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must have strong work ethic.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Effective conflict resolution.
  • Analytical & problem-solving skills & ability to multitask.
  • Solutions-oriented problem solver.
  • Versed in and able to effectively apply common root cause analysis tools
  • Able to apply statistical techniques to datasets to determine change related course of action
  • Ability to effectively interface with different departments within the company.
  • Expertise in mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and chemical systems.
  • Self-motivating and capable of self-direction.
  • Experience with National Instruments LabView.
  • Experience with Matlab.
  • Experience with 3D modeling.
  • Knowledge and ability to write and debug embedded software
  • Experience with common fabrication and prototyping equipment.
  • Highly motivated and able to act as a key part of the R&D team.
  • Attention to detail and accurate and complete documentation.
  • Desire and ability to perform hands-on prototyping, testing, and troubleshooting.
  • Proven ability to evaluate concepts and opportunities from idea through prototype and feasibility analysis. 

Qualifications (Experience and Education)

  • Bachelors’ in Engineering or related field of study, required.
  • 3-5 years of research laboratory environment experience, required.
  • 2+ years of medical device manufacturing experience, preferred.
  • A combination of training, education and experience that is equivalent to the qualifications listed above and that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.