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Edwards Lifesciences Staff R&D Engineer -Advanced Technology Sensors Lab in Irvine, California

Exceptional opportunity to join an early-stage and growing development team in the Advanced Technology Business unit. Seeking a Staff Engineer to build essential testing capabilities and manage our efforts to evaluate and verify unique sensor technologies. Conceptualize, design, optimize and validate custom test fixtures. Work closely with internal and external test fixture builders, use your project management skills from conceptualization to installation and qualification. This is a phenomenal growth opportunity in the Edwards Lifesciences Advanced Technology group for the right individual who enjoys working on breakthrough technologies to bring them to market and wants to work with a highly motivated team. We’d love to have you join us.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and lead the conceptualization, design, management of internal and external resources for new bench test methodologies and fixtures

  • Working with the team, develop detailed testing requirements and specifications

  • Collaboration with personnel from several groups and coordination with external partners and internal stakeholders

  • Working closely with our QE group, generate protocols, SOPs, work instructions

  • Analyze results to establish/characterize product or process specifications

  • Develop deep technical knowledge of the usage of new implantable devices

  • Assist with animal labs to help translate and improve in-vitro test methods

  • Lead briefings and internal presentations of progress and results


  • BS degree is required, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering preferred and a minimum 6 years’ work experience with 5 years of in a testing lab environment

  • Data analysis skills using MATLAB, Excel, Minitab

  • Experience building and optimizing test benches related to fluid dynamics and related sensors (pressure, flow, temperature) is desired

  • Hands-on experience with LabView and other test bench software tools

  • Working and solid understanding of statistical techniques and related tools

  • Demonstrated leadership experience with the qualification of test methods/fixtures (IQ/OQ/PQ)

  • Ability to manage resources, tasks and project plans

  • Excellent documentation, communication and interpersonal skills

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.