About The Role

As a Systems Engineer at CDP you will work within a multidisciplinary team of researchers, designers, engineers and scientists to develop healthcare products that make a difference. You will be responsible for the design, realisation and technical management of innovative complex systems for our medical device and drug delivery clients. You will be expected to draw upon your past product development experience, from relevant industry areas, and combine this with specific Systems Engineering know-how and skills to effectively deliver projects and products. 

Away from project delivery, you may also be involved in business development activities as a technical lead, helping to write proposals and supporting client management. You will also have a keen interest help grow and develop the systems engineering capability within CDP.

As a Systems Engineer at CDP you will be expected to undertake the following tasks (extent to which is determined by experience and position):

Technically manage an end-to-end product development process.
Support the project management function in planning technical activities.
Clearly define the scope and purpose and intended behaviour of the product-system being developed.
Work with stakeholders and researchers to elicit and define user needs, goals and expectations.
Transforming user needs into a measurable set of technical requirements, and manage them throughout the development process.
Model, and evaluate different architectures and technologies.
Define interfaces and allocate requirements to subsystem teams.
Manage and run structured design reviews.
Manage product integration activities, coordinating with the multidisciplinary team, such that components and subsystems are ready for integration at the appropriate point in the project. 
Develop verification strategies and plans.
Manage and undertake test method development and subsequent test method validation.
Develop validation strategies and plans.
Manage an integrated risk management process throughout the development process.

About You
A natural tendency to lead, facilitate and integrate other disciplines and team members.
A background in Science or Engineering with a good degree qualification.
Track record of technically leading medical device development projects through the full development cycle, taking responsibility for quality, time and cost.
Good experience of healthcare industry-specific regulatory processes, such as: ISO 13485, 21CFR820, and ISO14971.
A highly structured and methodical mindset.
Excellent communicator, both verbal and written.
Confident in presenting ideas and results in a compelling way.
Comfortable with ambiguity when problem solving.

Commercial awareness for one or more areas within the healthcare industry
Experience in the project management of large complex development projects
Knowledge and experience of industry recognised MBSE software tools (e.g. Enterprise Architect, MagicDraw, Rhapsody, Capella, Polarion, Doors, Jama, etc) 
Experience in the use of formal Systems Engineering modelling languages (e.g. SysMl, Capella)
Formal System Engineering degree or certification (e.g. CSEP, ESEP, Msc, PhD, etc)
About Us
Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP) is an end-to-end innovation partner, propelling global brands and ambitious start-ups to success. We build breakthrough products and services – from insight to ideas, prototypes to production – bringing innovation to life. Our teams are multi-disciplinary, uniting scientific rigor, design ingenuity, and engineering excellence for consumer, healthcare, and industrial clients. People-centred, deeply collaborative, and – above all – expert, we’re uniquely positioned to shape the future for consumers, patients, and industry. Even our ownership model is innovative: We’re 100% owned by our employees, ensuring an open culture and a total commitment to our projects’ success. As part of our benefits package we offer:
  • flexible working 
  • a discretionary bonus
  • excellent learning and development opportunities
  • a 12% non-contributory pension
  • private healthcare
  • electric vehicle lease salary sacrifice scheme
  • share incentive plan
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays