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Are you someone who wants to improve surgical outcomes for patients? We’re seeking problem solvers, creative thinkers, tinkerers, inventors and others who really want to make a difference. We’re focused on the design and development of surgical technologies for application in robotic single access surgery. We’re a publicly-held Canadian company headquartered in Toronto. We’re listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TMD) and Nasdaq (TMDI). Our research and development operations are based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Come join our growing team!

Software Engineer – Chapel Hill

January 14, 2021

Position Summary:  This individual shall develop software for Titan Medical’s surgical robotic system.  This includes developing detailed designs and implementing code that meets the specifications in the software design and software architecture. Additionally, this individual will create unit tests, integration tests, and participate in design reviews and code reviews. Software will be developed using software development life cycle (SDLC) standards from IEC 62304.

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Product Development Responsibilities:

  • Design, and implement embedded medical device software using C/C++ and Object Oriented Design and programming methodologies (OOP/OOD)
  • Design and develop software/firmware solutions for embedded control systems of a surgical robot
  • Follow standards and corporate procedures to ensure proper implementation of all software requirements and verification tests
  • Participate in design and code reviews. Thoroughly assess the ability of proposed designs to meet specified requirements, including manufacturability and testability
  • Conform to the IEC 62304 standards for the design and development of medical device software

 

Administrative Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide input to Director Software Engineer and management on progress of projects
  • Provide input for schedules

 

Education/Experience:

  • S. in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering required.
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience developing large scale software systems is required, medical devices preferred

Qualifications:

  • Embedded software development
  • C/C++, including C++ 14, with in-depth knowledge of OOD/OOP
  • Experience with real-time operating systems (RTOS) such as QNX or VxWorks preferred
  • Prefer experience with medical device software development (IEC 62304) or experience in regulated industries
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and independent
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with people at all levels of the organization

 

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Duties will be split between office environment and laboratory
  • Overtime may be necessary as workloads dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays to meet project deadlines
  • Standing or sitting for long periods may be required
  • Ability to see computer terminal and electronic displays on devices (with or without prescription glasses)

 

Titan Medical is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

 

Recruiting Agencies, Please Note:

Titan Medical will not accept unsolicited assistance from recruiting/search agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by recruiting or search agencies to any employee at Titan Medical via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search/recruitment agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Titan Medical. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Titan Medical as a result of the referral or through other means.

 

Electrical Engineer – Chapel Hill

January 14, 2021

Position Summary:

The electrical engineer is responsible for the development of electrical components of Titan Medical’s surgical robotic system. The Titan robotic surgical platform is a complex collection of interoperating subsystems whose electrical components span the disciplines of power supply design, embedded systems, networking, motor drives, sensor design, signal processing, controls, imaging, safety/electrical compliance, and more. Demonstrable expertise designing complex electrical systems and a proven track-record of working with mechanical and software teams in bringing medical devices to market are essential.

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Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Design, iteration, and release of PCBAs and wiring harnesses, EMC/EMI shielding, and ground path management
  • Create and release documentation packages for PCBAs, including assembly and test specifications
  • Perform engineering qualification of new designs (board bring-up, cable harness verification, etc.)
  • Perform safety risk analysis to assure the safety and efficacy of the products and subsystems
  • Perform technical/functional risk analysis to uncover engineering and project risks
  • Develop verification and validation plans and protocols to test designs against requirements and customer needs
  • Write clear, data-driven technical summaries and test reports
  • Provide documentary support for regulatory filings
  • Support research and development initiatives

 

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering minimum
  • 2-3 years of engineering experience including design and manufacturing
  • Prior medical device experience or similar regulatory environment is required
  • Strong PCBA design skills with ECAD package such as Altium Designer, OrCAD, or similar
  • Strong cable harness design and documentation skills
  • Strong understanding of electrical compliance, including EMC, safety, and medical safety standards
  • Experience with the following:
    • Motor drives/encoders/mechanical sensors and robotics
    • Optomechanical/optoelectronic systems: cameras, fiber optics, etc.
    • High speed design with (eg) LVDS, Mipi or other SERDES standards
    • Power supply design/debugging
    • EMC considerations for HV/HF systems

 

Titan Medical is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

 

Recruiting Agencies, Please Note:

Titan Medical will not accept unsolicited assistance from recruiting/search agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by recruiting or search agencies to any employee at Titan Medical via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search/recruitment agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Titan Medical. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Titan Medical as a result of the referral or through other means.

 

 

Director or Sr. Manager Engineering – Chapel Hill

January 14, 2021

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for managing the Titan Medical’s Robotic Assisted Surgical Device system that are safe and effective, while meeting expectations on performance, budget, timeline, and commercial readiness. This position works closely with Titan Medical’s Senior Vice President of R&D to translate corporate objectives into project plans for managing electromechanical engineering resources (internal and external). Full command of engineering principles, risk assessment, and standards-based methodology in the context of medical device development are musts. A key element of success for this role is effective planning and execution.

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Design Engineering Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manage development of the electromechanical design
  • Contribute to the Design History File, including requirements, verification & validation, risk analysis, documentation, design reviews, and change management.
  • Develop and manage a highly motivated, results oriented engineering team that is scaled to meet Titan Medical’s corporate goals.
  • Ensure a robust, quality centric product development process is maintained and followed.
  • Identify and manage resources required to ensure rapid, efficient, and effective execution of R&D initiatives.
  • Contribute to strategic roadmap ensuring new technologies and methods are recognized and explored.
  • Work with executive management to ensure alignment on prioritization of goals and projects.

Manufacturing Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Transfer designs to qualified manufacturing partner to ensure high quality and efficient manufacture of products and packaging.
  • Ensure appropriate selection and qualification of vendors and contract service providers.
  • Provide technical oversight and support to sustain production of products manufactured at remote locations including the resolution of 1st and 2nd tier supplier issues.
  • Evaluate engineering change requests to determine impacts on design and process.
  • Identify opportunities for cost reduction. Implement process and design improvements to achieve cost reduction goals.

 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain department budget.
  • Identify and manage vendors for product development support and manufacturing.
  • Support use of robotic surgical system in preclinical and clinical environments.
  • Identify and resolve quality issues.
  • Support regulatory filings.
  • Perform team member reviews and evaluations.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical, electrical, or biomedical engineering, MS preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of engineering experience including design and manufacturing.
  • Substantial experience in a similar role is required.
  • Prior medical device experience is required.
  • ISO13485 experience is required.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes is highly desirable.
  • SolidWorks software experience is required.
  • Robotics experience is desirable.

 

Titan Medical is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

 

Recruiting Agencies, Please Note:

Titan Medical will not accept unsolicited assistance from recruiting/search agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by recruiting or search agencies to any employee at Titan Medical via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search/recruitment agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Titan Medical. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Titan Medical as a result of the referral or through other means.