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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Anchor Point Technology Resources Cincinnati, OH

Company
Anchor Point Technology Resources
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29513866
Location
Cincinnati, OH
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
576077665

JOB DESCRIPTION

A medical device company undergoing explosive growth and investing heavily in R&D and Clinical Trials. We innovate and develop RF and Cryogenic probes, generators, and algorithms and bring them to market to treat atrial fibrillation (AF). Seeking someone with a unique combination of skills and a desire to impact the treatment of AF which affects more than 33 million people worldwide and predisposes them to a five-fold increased risk of stroke.

Our success in the market place has been the result of a commitment to the science behind its products and the ability to bring the right solutions to market in a timely fashion.

You will join a nimble Research and Technology team that operates in a pre-design control environment. We evaluate technology white space, identify unmet needs, develop concepts, build and test quick-turn prototypes, and work with clinicians to improve a design before transitioning it to our Product Development teams.

Within the first year, you will prototype and code an RF Generator for researching new ablation algorithms, work with a multidisciplinary team to develop a small, maneuverable epicardial RF probe, investigate and develop prototypes using a novel energy modality for ablating tissue, and develop multiphysics models of RF interaction with tissue.

We offer duel-path opportunities for Engineers and Scientists to grow. The technical path moves from Primary through Senior Fellow. We are highly supportive of the development of Intellectual Property and of attending pertinent medical conferences. We also have a "Ride with a Rep" program to bring you into close interaction with clinicians in operating rooms and hybrid suites.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will have a strong track record of innovation. They will be comfortable collaborating with clinicians to identify unmet needs and solutions. They will lead research activities and exercise independent judgement to clarify and prioritize tasks to facilitate decision making. Additionally, they will provide technical expertise as a member of an agile, multidisciplinary team of Scientists, Engineers, and Model Makers. The successful candidate will be comfortable designing and implementing integrated solutions that include digital, analog, and software elements. The ability to work with consultants and suppliers to implement solutions will be required.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Define requirements, build, test and implement a platform for developing and evaluating novel ablation algorithms
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Lead efforts to identify and optimize novel RF ablation algorithms using rapidly modifiable software, such as LabView
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Lead efforts to develop and validate a model of the physical interaction of RF energy and tissue using multiphysics software such as COMSOL or ANSYS
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Develop relationships with Key Opinion Leaders in the cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, and electrophysiology fields that lead to identification of opportunities and co-invention of devices
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Participate in Voice of the Customer planning, collection, and analysis
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Plan and conduce hands-on experimental work (bench, in vitro and in vivo) to fully evaluate device prototypes
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Collaborate with Product Development teams to efficiently transition projects/concepts into Design Control
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Prepare presentations and reports in support of R&D activities. Create clear informative communications in PowerPoint. Present research opportunities, technology concepts, test data and provide recommendations to management
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Submit new innovations regularly to Patent Review Board
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Stay abreast of latest relevant technology through literature, seminars, conferences, academia and industry

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

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BSEE + 15years of experience, or MSEE + 10years of experience or PhD + 5years of experience in electrical engineering
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Significant experience identifying medical device unmet needs and developing, prototyping, and testing concepts to address those needs
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Experience in applying analog, digital, and software solutions in medical device research
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Demonstrated initiative to solve complex technical problems
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Track record of successful product development working in cross-functional project teams
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Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
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Track record of generating intellectual property
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Experience with LabView/MatLab