R&D Engineer II

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As an R&D Engineer at Penumbra, you will be charged with designing game-changing medical devices to address some of the world’s toughest disease states. You will apply your passion for creative problem solving at all stages of the design process, from concept to commercialization, which will have a profound positive impact on the vast number of patients who will benefit from your efforts.

What Success Looks Like

  • Design, prototype, and optimize meaningful medical devices that revolutionize treatment paradigms for a variety of challenging disease states. 
  • Ensure that the medical device is in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and quality control standards.
  • Plan and coordinate project tasks and activities while keeping in mind the big picture.
  • Create test protocols and conduct testing to mitigate clinical risk for a wide range of medical device concepts. 
  • Develop clinically relevant benchtop models to simulate complex anatomy and disease states. 
  • Coordinate with suppliers and other external resources to source components and refine component specifications. 
  • Collate and distill clinical data from physicians and other medical professionals into comprehensive product specifications. 
  • Investigate and vet novel technologies and incorporate them into innovative designs. 
  • Originate robust documentation packages that contain CAD drawings, test protocols, test reports, studies, work instructions, risk analysis, etc. 
  • Represent R&D Engineering on a cross-functional team for design control efforts leading to device submission to regulatory bodies worldwide. 
  • What You Bring

  • A passion and knack for solving hands-on and multi-disciplinary technical design problems.
  • A portfolio demonstrating strong engineering acumen and mechanical intuition.
  • Interest in coordinating and communicating project tasks in a cross-functional environment– prior experience in project management desired but not required.
  • The ability to communicate complex issues in a clear and compelling manner, both in writing and orally.
  • Refined soft skills that allow you to effectively interact with cross-functional teams.
  • A high level of organization with the ability to navigate multiple tasks with competing priority.
  • What We Offer

  • A collaborative teamwork environment where learning is constant and performance is rewarded.
  • The opportunity to be at the forefront of technology that is revolutionizing the treatment of some of the world's most devastating diseases.
  • A generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; a 401(k) match; and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
  • Penumbra, Inc., headquartered in Alameda, California, is a global healthcare company focused on innovative therapies.  Penumbra designs, develops, manufactures and markets novel products and has a broad portfolio that addresses challenging medical conditions in markets with significant unmet need.  Penumbra sells its products to hospitals and healthcare providers primarily through its direct sales organization in the United States, most of Europe, Canada and Australia, and through distributors in select international markets. The Penumbra logo is a trademark of Penumbra, Inc. 

    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

    What We Offer:
    • A collaborative teamwork environment where learning is constant and performance is rewarded
    • The opportunity to be part of the team that is revolutionizing the treatment of some of the world's most devastating diseases
    • A generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; a 401(k) match; and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan
     
     
    Penumbra, Inc., headquartered in Alameda, California, is a global healthcare company focused on innovative therapies. Penumbra designs, develops, manufactures and markets novel products and has a broad portfolio that addresses challenging medical conditions in markets with significant unmet need. Penumbra sells its products to hospitals and healthcare providers primarily through its direct sales organization in the United States, most of Europe, Canada and Australia, and through distributors in select international markets. The Penumbra logo is a trademark of Penumbra, Inc. 
     
    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
     
    If you reside in the State of California, please also refer to Penumbra’s Privacy Notice for California Residents.