• Systems Engineering Manager (R&D Manager II)

    Location US-CA-Pleasanton
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Research & Development
  • Overview

    Bio-Rad’s Digital Biology Group is a multidisciplinary team developing products using our Droplet DigitalTM technology that are having a large impact in both research and healthcare. Every day, scientists and clinicians around the world use our ddPCRTM and ddSEQTM NGS sample prep systems to make new discoveries, and are revolutionizing clinical decisions with break-through liquid biopsy applications. We’re looking for an energetic and talented Systems Engineering Manager to join our team.


    • Provides technical knowledge of system engineering principles and their application to developing cost-effective, reliable and high-quality systems that satisfy customer needs and business requirements.
    • Reviews and analyzes customer and business requirements, and articulates and documents system requirements and functions.
    • Generates and analyzes alternative architectures, developing preferred architectures, communicating and coordinating with marketing and cross-functional development teams, and assisting with the management of the balance between development cost, schedule, quality and performance.
    • Participates or leads Cross-Functional Teams in efforts relating to system requirements definition, system functional decomposition and requirements allocation, system architecture definition, system modeling, and requirements traceability and compliance including verification plans and reports.
    • Ensures the continuous development of skills and technical expertise required by team in order to support product development initiatives.
    • Leads and mentors others in the adoption and execution of Systems, Reliability, Risk, Usability, ilities and Requirements engineering.
    • Maintains extensive knowledge of state-of-the-art principles, theories, and practices around all things Systems and Reliability engineering related activities.
    • Identifies and recommends long term tools, standards and methods to drive continual Systems and Reliability Engineering improvement. 
    • Proposes long-term engineering strategy to achieve Bio-Rad’s instrument technology and program goals.
    • Conducts and participates in design/project technical reviews.
    • Monitors work to ensure quality and continuously promote Right First Time.


    • BS in Engineering. MS desirable.
    • Training in Design for Excellence principals preferred. DFSS Green Belt certification is desirable.
    • 15 years’ experience in the engineering/development of complex systems.
    • 8 years’ supervisory or project leader experience, preferably in a regulated environment.
    • IVD experience, QSR/ISO regulations & standards, risk management (ISO14971) and Usability Engineering (IEC62366) in medical devices.


    About Bio-Rad:


    Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 7,800 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.


    Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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