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Kelly Science, Engineering, Technology and Telecom, SETT, a managed solution provider and business unit of Kelly Services, is currently seeking a Systems Integration Engineer for a long-term project at one of our Global Medical Device Robotics & Digital Solutions clients. A global leader in surgery with products and solutions found in almost every operating room around the world and this location is in Santa Clara, CA.

This role is a full-time, fully benefited position. As a Kelly employee you will be eligible for 50% paid Medical & Dental, 401K and a variety of other benefits to choose from. You will also be eligible for paid time off, including holiday, vacation and sick/personal time. All Kelly employees in this group receive annual performance reviews.

Systems Integration Engineer – Failure Analysis

The Systems Integration Engineer for Operations will resolve technical failures as soon as they arise. Support the team lead in implementing the framework and processes to operate, troubleshoot, and maintain the incredibly complex Robotic System within the R&D organization. This is a role that lies at the intersection of hardware, software, robotics, and clinical engineering. This individual will have the opportunity to train and observe clinicians, key opinion leaders, and high-profile visitors interacting with the System. They will provide individual contributions and organizational management of the team’s responsibilities. This team will operate the system during clinical labs, troubleshoot and resolve known issues, document novel issues that arise during system use, perform SW installation and smoke testing, and provide complex engineering test support for R&D applications. Applicants should have experience working with complex electromechanical systems and have a technical background in robotics. This is a phenomenal opportunity for someone with an interest in medical robotics to gain deep technical and industry knowledge, while providing a critical service to the program.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Lead implementing the framework and processes to operate, troubleshoot, and maintain the machines/equipment/fixtures needed to perform repair and test processes.
Handle the upgrades of network infrastructure and system configuration and resolve technical failures as soon as they arise.
Document test plans, results, conclusions, and traceability with product requirements and design specifications.
Troubleshoot and repair issues that commonly arise across the R&D system fleet.
Maintain the configuration and records of all systems/subsystem used for development and verification.
Working with motors, taking them apart, extensive troubleshooting to resolve the problem. (e.g., Motion Control, Harmonic Drives. brushless motors, absolute/incremental encoders)

BS in Electrical, Mechanical, Software Engineering or other applicable technical degree with 4 years of related experience or MS Engineering or other applicable technical degree with 2 or more years of related experience.
Ability to lead, mentor, and delegate to other engineers and technicians.
Fundamental understanding of mechanical, electrical, software, processes, controls, robotics, and engineering. Depth in one or more of the above subject areas, with the ability to quickly come up to speed in new technical areas.
Experience with decomposing sophisticated engineering problems into solvable problems.
Understanding of engineering concepts such as system architecture, implementation, testing, and maintenance.
Proven understanding of programming concepts and ability to modify existing code (C++, python, etc.).
Excellent self-starter with a can-do demeanor.
Excellent in dealing with ambiguity and chaotic environments.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Enthusiastic for solving difficult puzzles, independent and quick learning skills.
Hands-on experience with electromechanical and robotic capital equipment systems.
Troubleshooting and root cause of robotics systems (e.g., Motion Control, Harmonic Drives. brushless motors, absolute/incremental encoders)
Experience with motors, power trains, motion control, PCBAs, etc.
Working with motors, taking them apart, extensive troubleshooting to resolve the problem. (e.g., Motion Control, Harmonic Drives. brushless motors, absolute/incremental encoders)
Experience working with more than prototypes, but also traceable products or a product actively used in humans
Embedded and real-time digital signal root cause (e.g., EtherCAT, SPI, I2C, BiSS-C, MCUs, FPGA’s) preferred
Integration of complex electromechanical system (e.g., power, data, computing, robotics, and controls)
Able to root cause PCB, PCA and Component Level electrical issues.
Able to root cause mechanical components (e.g., GD&T, wear, thermal).
Travel in the US is possible.
Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States immediately and without employer sponsorship. Not accepting C2C, H1B Visa or OPT right now.

As part of our promise to talent, Kelly supports those who work with us through a variety of benefits, perks, and work-related resources. Kelly offers eligible employees voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, term life, whole life, accident insurance, critical illness, a legal plan, and short-term disability. As a Kelly employee, you will have access to a retirement savings plan, service bonus and holiday pay plans (earn up to eight paid holidays per benefit year), and a transit spending account. In addition, employees are entitled to earn paid sick leave under the applicable state or local plan. Click here for more information on benefits and perks that may be available to you as a member of the Kelly Talent Community.
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