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Senior Systems Engineer, Safety Risk

Posted 27 Dec 2023
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Senior Systems Engineer, Safety Risk

Job Description

Senior Systems Engineer, Safety Risk Management

Be an integral part of the Emergency Care R&D Safety Risk Engineering team, serving our customers with safe, reliable, and innovative products in advanced life support solutions, automated external defibrillators, and data management solutions.

Your role:

  • You will own the Safety Risk Management implementation & compliance, embedding it seamlessly into our overall systems engineering workflow.

  • Assist with the “High Level” systems view of our product design (architecture and system requirements) and how it fits within a larger product portfolio, including ensuring proper allocation and ownership of requirements to the subsystem and component levels.

  • Work hand in hand with the program manager, product manager, and cross-functional leads to ensure the overall product/solution system integrity from product change concept to end-of-life of the product, including meeting all expectations from major stakeholders like manufacturing, quality, regulatory bodies, and reliability in addition to customers and patients.

  • Coordinates with User Interface, Engineering, Marketing, Procurement, Operations, and V&V teams.

  • Leads and participates in design reviews, including reviews of design inputs and outputs and advising on change requests for system and related products.

  • This role offers you chance for hybrid working from our vibrant & exciting new offices in Farnborough, Hampshire.

  • From performance bonus to family friendly policies, flexible benefits and access to Philips University, a career at Philips comes with all sorts of wonderful benefits. Be sure to speak to your recruiter about all the benefits on offer.

You’re right for this role if:

  • Your experience is gained in the medical device industry and with extensive knowledge of safety risk management, including FMEA, design mitigations, and compliance to risk management standards.

  • Your knowledge includes regulations related to risk management and the development of safe hardware and software products including ISO14971, FDA Regulations 21CFR 820, EU MDR, IEC 60601-1, IEC 62304, and IEC 62366-1

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical Engineering or related field. Master’s degree is preferred.

  • You can demonstrate strong results orientation: This position requires the proven ability to consistently meet and/or exceed goals. The successful candidate must be capable of making commitments, setting priorities, and delivering results on time and on budget.

  • You are a strong communicator, able to develop & maintain technical and non-technical relationships and develop trust quickly.

If you’re interested in this role and have many, but not all, of the experiences needed, we encourage you to apply. You may still be the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Philips. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion here .

About Philips

We are a health technology company. We built our entire company around the belief that every human matters, and we won't stop until everybody everywhere has access to the quality healthcare that we all deserve. Do the work of your life to help the lives of others.

  • Learn more about our business here

  • Discover our rich and exciting history here

  • Learn more about our purpose here

About Philips UKI

In the UK, we are recognised as a Disability Confident employer and are proud to be part of the Armed Forces Covenant & Mental Health at Work Commitment. We welcome all applicants including those from minority backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ and individuals living with a disability.

Because we are at our best when you are, you can safely share any reasonable tools or adjustments needed during our recruitment process and beyond.

For more information, read our Inclusion and Diversity Policy and, to know more about your Human Rights, we encourage you to view this report.


Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s lives across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Applying advanced technologies and deep clinical and consumer insights, Philips delivers integrated solutions that address the Quadruple Aim: improved patient experience, better health outcomes, improved staff experience, and lower cost of care.

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