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Medtronic Senior Signal Processing Engineer - Newton, MA (Hybrid) in Newton, Massachusetts

Medtronic aims to contribute to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering in the research, design, manufacture, and sale of instruments or appliances that alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life. In order to recognize the personal worth of all employees, Medtronic provides an employment framework that allows personal satisfaction in work accomplished, security, advancement opportunity, and means to share in the company's success. If you consider joining the team and you are committed to do a meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives, you will find a culture of collaboration and innovation at Medtronic. Starting the road to your rewarding career with them will come with competitive pay, bonuses, and benefits supporting your work-life balance.

*This position would sit onsite at our Newton, MA office ( 320 Nevada St # 401, Newton, MA 02460) with potential to work a hybrid schedule.

The Affera™ Prism-1 Mapping Software is a 3D visualization software used for mapping of electrical activity in the heart, navigating catheters within the heart chambers, streaming intra cardiac and surface lead electrograms and annotating 3D and 2D data points. The Mapping Software and system as a whole integrates with the Affera™ Ablation System to record ablation telemetry and annotate in 3D regions where energy delivery is applied.

As a Senior Signal Processing Engineer, you will be developing the next generation technology for treatment of heart rhythm disorders. You will be responsible for developing novel signal processing algorithms and software for computing signals and 3D heart models that are displayed to the physician during cardiac ablation procedures. You will learn under the guidance of some of the industry's prominent experts in the field of medical device engineering, while working in a fun and collaborative office environment. Medtronic offers competitive salary, 401(K), and generous medical coverage to suit your needs.

The ideal candidate has extensive experience designing, developing, and testing real-time, high-performance, high-reliability code for digital signal processing and computational algorithms. The ideal candidate can take ownership of key software features while working collaboratively with other engineering teams and is passionate about working on a product that will have a positive impact on the lives of millions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and test signal processing filters and algorithms, implemented as high-performance high-reliability production code for a medical device.

  • Collaborate with hardware engineering team on electronics and firmware to support signal processing needs.

  • Manage the signal processing pipelines within Affera software products.

  • Performance verification and validation of signal processing and computational algorithms.

  • Design, develop, and test computational geometry algorithms.

  • Analyze bench, preclinical, and clinical data to inform design decisions and verification activities.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree

  • 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of signal processing fundamentals including filter design (continuous and discrete) and statistics.

  • Understanding or interest in learning computational geometry concepts and algorithms.

  • Hands on R&D experience, ideally working with custom/prototype hardware.

  • Proficiency with software development on Linux operating system.

  • Experience programming in C++.

  • Ability to work in an agile development environment.

  • Strong work ethic and entrepreneurial drive.

  • Interest in gaining a deep understanding of cardiac electrophysiology.

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.