Embedded/System Engineer

100%, Zurich, fixed-term

At MYNERVA - a Wyss Zurich project- our mission is to improve the life of patients suffering with diabetic neuropathy.

MYNERVA developed a medical device to artificially restore the sense of touch and decrease pain using AI-driven non-invasive neurostimulation.

Our multinational, interdisciplinary team is looking for an "Embedded/System Engineer" (100%) that will contribute to the technical development and engineering of MYNERVA’s products and play an active role in our small but agile team.

Job description

As Embedded Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in defining and managing the design, development, testing and maintenance of embedded systems of MYNERVA’s medical devices according to state-of-the-art technologies, best practices and applicable standards.

Your contribution, in collaboration with the MYNERVA technical team, will provide expertise on best technical solutions that will grant full effectiveness and safety of MYNERVA’s systems and grant cost-effective and excellent products to improve quality of life of patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducting research on software and hardware to improve MYNERVA’s systems and products.
  • Designing and developing embedded systems solutions according to company policy and engineering best practices.
  • Conducting risk analysis by providing subject-matter expertise on identifiable technical failures, causes and effects, and contribute to the estimation of risk probability and severity.
  • Contribute to the system and sub-system verification activities, by defining and conducting testing, measurements and inspections of system functionalities and performances, and reliabilities.
  • Identifying and resolving systemic issues to enhance performance, effectiveness and safety.
  • Providing technical support to colleagues and update technical workbooks or trackers to trace technical choices and their impact on the product documentation.
  • Collaborating with hardware engineers to optimize system performance, power consumption, and memory.
  • Supporting regulatory compliance efforts by documenting design, development, and testing activities according to industry standards and regulations.

Profile

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in electric, software engineering, or related field
  • A minimum of 3 years hands-on experience in embedded systems development, across mechatronic and medical projects (e.g., sensors, electromechanics/actuators, electrodes)
  • Proven track records of defining and verifying technical requirements for embedded systems and ability to understand and contribute to the whole system/solution requirements
  • Ability to collaborate across disciplines with experts in other areas and translate his/her knowledge to other areas of expertise
  • Deep knowledge of tools and methods for embedded system development and prototyping (e.g., C/C++ firmware/software programming, embedded and RTOS, schematics and layout design)
  • Knowledge of experience with various development tools in the software full stack is highly appreciated (e.g., front-end, back-end, mobile, cloud computing, etc…)
  • Experience with software development best practices and knowledge of regulatory requirements (e.g. ISO 13485)
  • Experience in modeling of complex systems, with particular focus on electrical stimulation or monitoring
  • Experience with measurements and testing procedures: design, write and execute comprehensive test cases and produce accurate evidence and reports
  • A collaborative team player, enthusiastic about working for a dynamic start-up company, proficient in communication, peer leadership, and creative problem-solving
  • Exemplary attention to detail and the ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience with biomaterials and bioelectrodes will be highly evaluated
  • Previous experience in design and development of medical devices will be highly evaluated
  • Good interpersonal skills, teamwork, multi-cultural compatibility
  • Fluency in English

Workplace

Workplace




We offer

  • Training opportunities
  • Perspectives for career development
  • Support programmes (e.g. mentoring) and networks
  • Your (team) culture and team composition
  • Working environment and employment conditions
  • Your commitment to diversity (e.g. flexible working hours, possibility for part-time work, home office)
Working, teaching and research at ETH Zurich

We value diversity

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • CV (mandatory)
  • Selfie video explaining your motivation (optional but highly recommended)
  • Upload the video on a platform of your choice (Dropbox, YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive, ...) and include the URL link in a document (e.g. accompanying/morivation letter or CV) 
  • Diplomas and reference letters (optional)

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about MYNERVA can be found on our website. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Greta Preatoni, email greta.preatoni@wysszurich.ch (no applications).

For recruitment services the GTC of ETH Zurich apply.

About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • CV (mandatory)
  • Selfie video explaining your motivation (optional but highly recommended)
  • Upload the video on a platform of your choice (Dropbox, YouTube, Vimeo, Google Drive, ...) and include the URL link in a document (e.g. accompanying/morivation letter or CV) 
  • Diplomas and reference letters (optional)

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about MYNERVA can be found on our website. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Greta Preatoni, email greta.preatoni@wysszurich.ch (no applications).

For recruitment services the GTC of ETH Zurich apply.

About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.