· Job facts
Roche Diagnostics has created a new business - Digital Health Solutions (DHS) - that is charged with building a portfolio of digital health applications. DHS works in partnership with the Roche Pharma Personalized Healthcare organization to transform patients' lives by delivering care tailored to the individual, thereby helping to prevent, diagnose and treat patients more effectively and quickly. Our challenge is to bring together complex diagnostic and treatment data to intelligently process and present this data to healthcare professionals which allow for improved patient care.
The Principal Systems Engineer (Algorithms and Analytics) will be a critical role to ensure the success of our vision to improve patient outcomes. Under the direction of the Head of Engineering, Digital Health Solutions, this leader will provide system-level leadership to the development of our portfolio of SaMD products. This position will be responsible for guiding implementation of algorithms to ensure optimal implementation, owning the strategy for algorithm performance testing, and analyzing performance of products in the field.
We are looking for candidates with exceptional leadership skills, high EQ, and the ability to inspire large engineering teams by clearly articulating a vision. Plus, a high ‘get-it' factor, with the ability to quickly take complex problems and distill into concrete actions.
The Principal Systems Engineer (Algorithms and Analytics) is a key leadership role on the DHS Engineering team. This role sits within engineering and collaborates across product management and engineering disciplines, overseeing implementation of algorithms and owning the strategy for algorithm performance testing across a range of mobile devices, patient use patterns, environmental conditions, and other relevant criteria. This role oversees analytics for products in the field, monitoring for performance issues and driving solutions to improve product performance.
The role requires strong communication inside and outside of engineering, working closely with customers and internal stakeholders and the product teams. A healthcare background with experience in integrating healthcare IT systems and working with doctors is nice to have; an interest and enthusiasm to work in healthcare is critical.
Your background and skills….
Writing and analyzing requirements for complex systems
Defining and executing strategies for testing performance of physiological algorithms
Collaborating with local and remote teams
In-depth knowledge of systems engineering processes
Strong foundation in Digital Health models
High ‘Get-it' factor - a quick learner with the ability to understand complex problems and develop and deliver innovative solutions
Strong product sensibility, with the ability to translate customer needs into pragmatic solutions
Strong communication skills, with the ability to explain complex technical problems to non-technical audiences
Strong interpersonal skills, with proven ability to navigate complex corporate environments and influence stakeholders and partners
Experience in healthcare is not required, but familiarity with healthcare systems and data and workflows is a plus (e.g. HL7, IHE, FHIR)
BS degree or equivalent in a directly related discipline (Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.) with 10+ years of engineering experience or MS degree in a related discipline with 6+ years of engineering experience
Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
Research & Development, Research & Development > Devices, Systems and Solutions
· Who we are
At Roche, 98,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we've become one of the world's leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.
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