Working at Lungpacer

Lungpacer is developing a novel therapeutic solution for preserving or restoring the integrity and strength of the diaphragm muscle in critically ill patients who require mechanical ventilation.

At Lungpacer, we succeed together, that’s why we’re committed to fostering and rewarding innovation, passion, collaboration and courage amongst our employees. We maintain a team-oriented work environment where individuals’ capacities and accomplishments are recognized, and their career development nurtured. We hire only the best individuals who are highly motivated and strong team players and we trust them to make the right decisions to achieve our goals. We also believe in having fun while working hard.

We offer a collaborative work environment, a comprehensive salary and benefits program, and the ability to participate in equity through a stock option plan.

Job Openings

Software V&V Engineer

Descriptions

Lungpacer Medical USA Inc., a subsidiary of Lungpacer Medical Inc. – a British Columbia Corporation, is developing a novel therapeutic solution for preserving the integrity and strength of the diaphragm muscle in critically ill patients who require mechanical ventilation, is seeking to hire experienced and highly motivated Software V&V Engineer.
As a member of the Software Engineering Team, the individual in this position is responsible for providing technical expertise and knowledge in software validation and verification activities. Other responsibilities as requested.
A PDF version of this job description can be accessed here: Software V&V Engineer_2019.03.04

Job Responsibilities
• Design, implement, debug, and execute unit tests (white box) for complex software being developed • Develop unit tests using automated software unit testing tools • Develop and maintain system level (black box) software and hardware integration tests • Design and develop test methods for software verification • Engage in software development activities including coding and code reviews • Participate in pre-clinical testing, data collection and analysis of prototype software • Document test results including logging issues and proposing solutions • Validate off-the-shelf software tools • Create, review, and manage requirements and traceability matrices • Participate in risk analysis activities as they relate to software • Lead in the maintenance of IEC 62304 (full software development lifecycle) processes. • Review software development process for consistency with Lungpacer SOPs and development plans • Review design changes for impact on verification & validation activities. • Work closely with other departments to build test tools for verification and validation activities • Adhere to Lungpacer’s QMS including design control policies to ensure product quality • Support activities to enhance IP portfolio of the company
Qualification
• Bachelor’s in Software Engineering or related field • 5+ years of direct experience in software V&V • Programming Experience in C and C++ • Experience testing embedded applications using unit testing • Experience with automated software unit testing tools (VectorCAST preferred) • Familiarization with IEC62304, ISO13485, and ISO14971 is preferred. • Strong technical documentation skills • Excellent organizational, analytical reasoning, and problem-solving skills. • Experience with Agile Software Development processes is preferred • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both oral and written) skills • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion
Notes
The primary location of work will be at our facility in Exton, PA. The position may require some travel. Qualified candidates may send a letter of interest and resumé to hr@lungpacer.com. Please quote Software V&V Engineer in your e-mail subject box. We thank all interested applicants. However, only those under consideration will be contacted. No Phone Calls, please.
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Technical Field Engineer

Descriptions

Lungpacer Medical USA Inc., a subsidiary of Lungpacer Medical Inc. – a British Columbia Corporation, is developing a novel therapeutic solution for preserving the integrity and strength of the diaphragm muscle in critically ill patients who require mechanical ventilation, is seeking to hire a highly motivated Technical Field Engineer.

As a member of the Operations Team, the individual in this position is responsible for providing Clinical Affairs Specialist and Investigational Centers product support in the field to ensure safe and effective product use that optimizes patient care.

A PDF version of this job description can be accessed here:Technical Field Engineer_2019.09

Job Responsibilities
• Deliver employee and healthcare provider product support in the field to support clinical trial cases. • Facilitate technical problem solving related to the product and therapy with clinical affairs specialists and healthcare providers to optimize patient care. • Document case study reports. • Assist with answering questions from Clinical Research Coordinators, Investigators, Sales Personnel, and other staff members regarding investigational released study devices. • Assist with identification of logistical and operational issues that arise during study execution and communicate these in a timely fashion to management. • Provide feedback to product development, training and marketing teams regarding product performance. • Partner with key personnel to identify areas of clinical performance improvement that will reduce cost and support clinical areas with an opportunity to improve outcomes. • Develop performance improvement strategies; lead process improvement initiatives. • Install, operate, repair equipment. • Perform preventive maintenance in the field. • Perform field upgrades, if needed. • Support future product integrations by performing upgrades to equipment.
Qualification
• Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering or related field • 3+ years of related experience OR Master’s Degree in Engineering and 1+ years related experience. • Excellent organizational, analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills. • Ability to successfully navigate complex environments and relationships. • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both oral and written) skills. • Skilled in the use of word processing, database, spreadsheet, image editing, and desktop publishing software, as well as web searching techniques. • Knowledgeable of ICH and GCP guidelines. • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion.
Notes
The primary location of work will be at clinical sites across the US (approximately 80%) and the position will work from our Exton, PA office when not traveling. Qualified candidates may send a letter of interest and resumé to hr@lungpacer.com by September 30, 2019. Please quote Technical Field Engineer in your e-mail subject box. We thank all interested applicants. However, only those under consideration will be contacted. No Phone Calls, please.
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Electrical Engineer

Descriptions

Lungpacer Medical USA Inc., a subsidiary of Lungpacer Medical Inc. – a British Columbia Corporation, is developing a novel therapeutic solution for preserving the integrity and strength of the diaphragm muscle in critically ill patients who require mechanical ventilation, is seeking to hire experienced and highly motivated Electrical Engineer.

As a member of the Hardware Engineering Team, the position is responsible for providing design and technical expertise in area of assigned development activities.

A PDF version of this job description can be accessed here:Electrical Engineer Job Posting_2019.09.25

Job Responsibilities
• Demonstrate knowledge of engineering principles and its application in solving complex problems. • Support development of new technologies and complete functional systems including manufacturing processes. • Capture preclinical data and analyze data to evaluate prototype hardware. • Prepare schematics, simulations, prototypes, specifications, bills of materials, and other documents as required to manufacture or support product. • Develop and implement characterization and/or design verification strategies for existing and new designs. • Contribute to the IP landscape via invention disclosures, disclosure expansion, and patent filings. • Support Manufacturing and root cause analysis of product failures as required. • Collaborate with outside vendors to obtain quotes, technical information, and purchase materials/supplies and equipment/tooling. • Adhere to Lungpacer’s QMS including design control policies to ensure product quality. • Perform technical writing and develop/deliver presentations as required.
Qualification
• Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering or related field. • 3+ years of related experience OR Master’s degree in Engineering and 2+ years related experience. • Demonstrated experience in both analog and digital electronic design/development that includes use of microcontrollers. Embedded software experience a plus. • Ability to create limited SW applications (e.g., Lab View) is a plus. • Ability to design and implement FPGA logic in VHDL is a plus. • Demonstrated experience with design test creation and execution. EMC / EMI compliance testing experience is a plus. • Familiarization with and practical knowledge of simulation tools. • Knowledge of FDA Design Controls / ISO13485 / EU MDR and medical device product development is preferred. • Familiarization with IEC60601, IEC62304, and ISO14971 is a plus. • Demonstrated successes in the development of complete medical systems including electronics and software is a plus. • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both oral and written) skills.
Notes
The primary location of work will be at our facility in Exton, PA. The position may require some travel. Qualified candidates may send a letter of interest and resumé to hr@lungpacer.com. Please quote Electrical Engineer in your e-mail subject box. We thank all interested applicants. However, only those under consideration will be contacted. No Phone Calls, please.
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Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technician

Descriptions

Lungpacer Medical USA Inc., a subsidiary of Lungpacer Medical Inc. – a British Columbia Corporation, is developing a novel therapeutic solution for preserving the integrity and strength of the diaphragm muscle in critically ill patients who require mechanical ventilation, is seeking to hire experienced and highly motivated Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technician.
As a member of the Engineering Team, the position is responsible for working with the engineers to perform projects in direct support of product development, verification, and manufacturing activities.

A PDF version of this job description can be accessed here: Electrical Mechanical Engineering Technician Job Posting_2019.10.31

Job Responsibilities
• Generate functional prototype from design concepts and assist the transfer of R&D product build to manufacturing. • Assist scientists/engineers with product and process development and improvement. • Perform testing to support design, process and equipment validation. • Prepare samples (products/materials/solutions) for routine production and qualification testing. • Maintain accurate documentation of concepts, designs, drawings, and processes. • Assist in the design of fixture and tooling used in fabrication and testing of prototype. • Hands-on construction and troubleshooting of PBCAs. • Assist in troubleshooting of procedures and/or instruments when issue arises. • Selects, sets up and uses tools to measure and/or fabricate components. • Sets up and executes pre-defined protocols with moderate supervision. • Performs basic statistical analysis of results. • Works within established SOPs and / or scientific methods and adheres to quality guidelines.
Qualification
• An Associate’s degree or technical degree plus minimum 5 years of medical device related experience. • High school Diploma plus minimum 10 years of progressive medical device related experience. • Demonstrates working understanding of interrelationships between basic electrical and mechanical systems as they relate to specific products or tests. • Demonstrates understanding of schematics, drawings, and wiring diagrams. • Experience with soldering and use of power/hand tools. • Is skilled in own work area within an analytical / scientific method or operational process area (e.g., material handling and management, logistics, manufacturing production). • Computer software skills including SolidWorks and MS Office. • Experience with Altium preferred. • Previous experience with catheters is preferred. • Previous experience in a GMP environment preferred.
Notes
The primary location of work will be at our facility in Exton, PA. Qualified candidates may send a letter of interest and resumé to hr@lungpacer.com. Please quote Electrical/Mechanical Engineering Technician in your e-mail subject box. We thank all interested applicants. However, only those under consideration will be contacted. No Phone Calls, please. No recruiters, please.
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Corporate Headquarters

Lungpacer Medical Inc.
Suite 130, 601 W Cordova Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1G1
Canada

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Lungpacer Medical USA Inc.
260 Sierra Drive, #116
Exton, PA 19341
USA

Caution: Investigational Device
The Lungpacer Diaphragm Pacing Therapy System is limited by Federal (United States) law to investigational use.The device is not approved for sale in the United States or Europe. Lungpacer®, Weaning Solution®, Lungpacer DPT System™, Lungpacer DPT™, LIVE Catheter® are registered trademarks of Lungpacer Medical.