Department: Research and Development


The Principal Research and Development Engineer is a highly experienced engineer focusing on all stages of the product development process from conceptual generation through to commercialisation of cutting-edge medical devices.


The role of Principal Research and Development Engineer includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities and skill sets:

  • Identify and assess opportunities for device, technology & process development.
  • Work from basic clinical need through opportunity assessment and device concept to prototype.
  • Effectively represent Neurent Medical while interacting with physicians to distil their needs into product requirements and concepts.
  • Provide leadership in technical innovation across the department.
  • Identify and mitigate technological risks throughout the design process.
  • Apply understanding of anatomy & physiology with engineering knowledge in materials and processes to come up with working designs.
  • Play an active role in the development and management of the company’s intellectual property portfolio
  • Coach, mentor and delegate work to less experienced engineers.
  • Preparation for and driving the completion of market clearance applications (PMA/510k) to the FDA for new products.
  • Completing work assignments under limited supervision/guidance.
  • Interfacing with Design Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Marketing, Manufacturing in a project team environment providing technical input to the team.
  • Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally in a professional and courteous manner
  • Availability to participate in limited travelling as required per the project phase.


  • Degree level 8 in Engineering or related discipline with 8 – 15 years’ relevant experience – additional relevant qualifications may be advantageous
  • Proven track record in medical device product development including innovation and project/program management, design theory, risk analysis, problem-solving skills and technical leadership
  • Experience in early research aspects of product development desirable
  • Intellectual property development and strategy experience is an advantage
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and design control systems desirable
  • Strong communication and presentation skills to lead or facilitate effective discussions and relay technical and/or project information to key stakeholders
  • Dynamic team player and leader that can work effectively and proactively collaborate on cross-functional teams

To apply for this position, please send an email with your resume attached to