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At NeuroPace, employees are our greatest asset. We are continually searching for solution-oriented individuals who can bring energy and creativity to our growing workforce. At NeuroPace, our success depends upon our ability to recruit and retain the most talented, enthusiastic and dedicated people we can find and providing them with a dynamic and challenging environment in which to thrive.

NeuroPace is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values the contributions of our culturally diverse workforce.

NEUROPACE, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, MARITAL STATUS, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY, MEDICAL CONDITION OR AGE.

Opportunities

Clinical Collaborations Project Coordinator - Mountain View

Job Description: This position reports to the Director of Clinical Education.  This role is responsible for organizing collaborative clinical research projects, including investigator initiated and NeuroPace sponsored studies.

Responsibilities:

  • Organize meetings to discuss collaborative projects with interested physicians at collaborating centers
  • Work with NeuroPace legal representative(s) to ensure appropriate execution of legal agreements associated with the research project execution
  • Write and revise IRB protocols and data collection forms consistent with associated legal agreements
  • Communicate with institution IRBs to ensure questions are answered and IRB approval is achieved for individual projects
  • When relevant, manage NeuroPace data repository systems set-up and access
  • Work with collaborators to provide updates, audit data entries, track data entry progress, and manage payments to institutions as relevant
  • Work closely with the Director of Clinical Education to do basic data analyses and write abstracts/publications
  • Manage journal submissions, including solicitation of collaborator review of materials and obtaining author disclosures

Requirements:

  • BS degree required
  • Superb communicator of technical and scientific information
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with scrupulous attention to detail
  • Must be a flexible self-starter and self-motivated individual
  • Known for collaborative working style and teamwork
  • Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Works in the Mountain View office 5 days per week.

Digital Design Engineer - Mountain View

Job Description:

Contribute to all phases of design and development of a mixed signal system on an ASIC for the Company’s implantable neurostimulator.  This position requires a strong engineering background enabling individual technical contributions at the highest level of quality and technical sophistication in the specified areas of expertise.  Areas of expertise needed for this position include the following.

  • Implantable hardware system design in collaboration with a cross-departmental team.
  • Excellent written and verbal technical communication skills.
  • Language-based digital circuit design, simulation, and verification.
  • Tool selection, use, and management for digital circuit design, characterization, and verification.

Responsibilities:

Work with small team on all phases of development through manufacturing and test support.  The person who fills this position will have immediate responsibility to move the digital circuit and system development for the ASIC forward.  Areas of significant individual contributions include the following.

  • Requirements generation and management.
  • Evaluate power saving design approaches for the digital circuit design including RTL design, clock tree structure, and low power library use.
  • Contribute to the mixed signal system architecture.
  • Use and manage tools essential to ASIC and system development.
  • Develop Python-based circuit characterization tools.
  • Write hardware specifications, RTL, and verification protocols.
  • Provide engineering support and analysis to manufacturing as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or biomedical (electrical) engineering. Masters degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience through at least one product development cycle. Medical device experience a plus.
  • Mixed signal system design.
  • Language-based digital circuit design (Verilog preferred).
  • Rapid prototyping with FPGA.
  • Strong analog and digital circuit analysis skills.
  • Excellent technical writing and documentation skills.
  • Excellent technical verbal communication skills.

Field Clinical Engineer - North Carolina

Responsibilities:

  • Work effectively as part of a field team to advance the adoption of NeuroPace products in a commercial environment.
  • Facilitate the conduct of clinical trials by working with clinical investigators and NeuroPace clinical and regulatory personnel in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Insure patient safety to the maximum extent possible by adhering to all applicable regulations, standards and requirements.
  • Perform on-site training for physicians and allied health personnel.
  • Accurately and clearly present technical material to customers in small and large group settings.
  • Perform detailed reporting of product problems.
  • Provide detailed feedback for product improvement for existing products.
  • Provide input into the product development process for future products.
  • Support in-house personnel (engineering, clinical, manufacturing, legal, etc.) as requested to achieve company goals.
  • Represent the company in a professional manner at all times.
  • Be available via pager or cell phone at all times (nights and weekends included) except when on vacation or at other times when alternate coverage has been arranged.

Requirements:

  • BS degree or higher in technical, scientific or health field.
  • Demonstrated curiosity about the brain through relevant work experience, coursework and degree programs, research positions or internships.
  • Medical device experience is a plus, but not essential.
  • Ability to adapt to constantly changing scenarios and work as part of a team.
  • Ability to clearly present technical material.
  • Advanced user of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the ability to quickly learn new applications.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Must be able to clearly and concisely communicate with patients, physicians and nurses as well as individuals at all levels within the company.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to maneuver in the operating room environment during sterile surgical procedures.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Able to travel up to 20%-50% of the time (dependent on geographic coverage area). Requires valid US Driver License and ability to drive to accounts within 200 miles.

Field Clinical Engineer - Orlando, FL

Responsibilities:

  • Work effectively as part of a field team to advance the adoption of NeuroPace products in a commercial environment.
  • Facilitate the conduct of clinical trials by working with clinical investigators and NeuroPace clinical and regulatory personnel in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Insure patient safety to the maximum extent possible by adhering to all applicable regulations, standards and requirements.
  • Perform on-site training for physicians and allied health personnel.
  • Accurately and clearly present technical material to customers in small and large group settings.
  • Perform detailed reporting of product problems.
  • Provide detailed feedback for product improvement for existing products.
  • Provide input into the product development process for future products.
  • Support in-house personnel (engineering, clinical, manufacturing, legal, etc.) as requested to achieve company goals.
  • Represent the company in a professional manner at all times.
  • Be available via pager or cell phone at all times (nights and weekends included) except when on vacation or at other times when alternate coverage has been arranged.

Requirements:

  • BS degree or higher in technical, scientific or health field.
  • Demonstrated curiosity about the brain through relevant work experience, coursework and degree programs, research positions or internships.
  • Medical device experience is a plus, but not essential.
  • Ability to adapt to constantly changing scenarios and work as part of a team.
  • Ability to clearly present technical material.
  • Advanced user of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the ability to quickly learn new applications.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Must be able to clearly and concisely communicate with patients, physicians and nurses as well as individuals at all levels within the company.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to maneuver in the operating room environment during sterile surgical procedures.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Able to travel up to 20%-50% of the time (dependent on geographic coverage area). Requires valid US Driver License and ability to drive to accounts within 200 miles.

Field Clinical Engineer - San Francisco

Responsibilities:

  • Work effectively as part of a field team to advance the adoption of NeuroPace products in a commercial environment.
  • Facilitate the conduct of clinical trials by working with clinical investigators and NeuroPace clinical and regulatory personnel in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Insure patient safety to the maximum extent possible by adhering to all applicable regulations, standards and requirements.
  • Perform on-site training for physicians and allied health personnel.
  • Accurately and clearly present technical material to customers in small and large group settings.
  • Perform detailed reporting of product problems.
  • Provide detailed feedback for product improvement for existing products.
  • Provide input into the product development process for future products.
  • Support in-house personnel (engineering, clinical, manufacturing, legal, etc.) as requested to achieve company goals.
  • Represent the company in a professional manner at all times.
  • Be available via pager or cell phone at all times (nights and weekends included) except when on vacation or at other times when alternate coverage has been arranged.

Requirements:

  • BS degree or higher in technical, scientific or health field.
  • Demonstrated curiosity about the brain through relevant work experience, coursework and degree programs, research positions or internships.
  • Medical device experience is a plus, but not essential.
  • Ability to adapt to constantly changing scenarios and work as part of a team.
  • Ability to clearly present technical material.
  • Advanced user of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the ability to quickly learn new applications.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Must be able to clearly and concisely communicate with patients, physicians and nurses as well as individuals at all levels within the company.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to maneuver in the operating room environment during sterile surgical procedures.
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Able to travel up to 20%-50% of the time (dependent on geographic coverage area). Requires valid US Driver License and ability to drive to accounts within 200 miles.

Front End Developer (Contract) - Mountain View

Job Description

NeuroPace is a leading medical device manufacturer located in Silicon Valley and the first and only company offering a fully implantable closed-loop direct brain neurostimulator, currently approved by the FDA for treating epilepsy. Our core values are providing clinical benefit to patients and advancing clinical and scientific knowledge of the human brain.

The successful candidate will function as a key member of the preclinical research team, interacting closely with clinical, research, and engineering personnel. They will be responsible for user-facing web interface development using modern technologies and frameworks. Visualizations will leverage large multi-dimensional datasets derived from medical devices and machine learning techniques.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain user-facing data visualization and analysis interfaces using modern technologies and industry best-practices
  • Document, test, verify and validate software
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future usage
  • Learn new skills for effective software design
  • Participate in a productive team environment and cooperate as a team member in research and software development projects
  • Receive applicable training in NeuroPace procedures and policies
  • May contribute to scientific publications and intellectual property development

Requirements

  • Technical degree or demonstrated equivalent experience
  • 2-4+ years software development experience
  • Proficient with Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Speaks and writes clearly and unambiguously
  • Working experience in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Technical Skills

Required

  • JavaScript
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one JavaScript library / framework for building composable and scalable user interfaces (e.g. React, Vue.js, Ember.js, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one major JavaScript charting / data visualization library (e.g. D3.js, ChartJS, ThreeJS, etc.)
  • Experience in building robust and scalable user-facing interfaces in JavaScript
  • Experience with visualizing scientific / statistical / time-series data
  • Experience with consuming RESTful web APIs
  • Experience with UI / UX design practices
  • Knowledge of security best-practices
  • Version control using Git
  • Integration of code testing with development
  • Consistency with documentation of code and processes

Desirable

  • Python
  • io
  • SQL, PL/SQL
  • MATLAB, JAVA, C
  • Experience with HIPAA regulations
  • Experience with Python web application frameworks (e.g. Flask, Django)
  • Experience with visualizing multi-dimensional data

Full Stack Web Developer - Mountain View

Job Description

The successful candidate will function as a key member of the preclinical research team, interacting closely with clinical, research and engineering personnel. Responsibilities include full stack development and maintenance of: (1) an Oracle database, (2) automated tools and reports for clinical product support, (3) interactive web interfaces, and (4) data acquisition, management, and analysis software for preclinical research. They will support and perform ad hoc analyses to address research, clinical, and engineering neuroscience questions, and contribute to new technology development.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and develop a set of web-based automated and interactive clinical product support tools and an Oracle database
  • Maintain Linux-based database servers and research computers
  • Document, test, verify and validate software
  • Create data and development tools for engineering and clinical groups
  • Plan, initiate, and execute own work
  • Perform ad hoc data analyses to address research, clinical, and engineering questions
  • Present software tools and data analyses at group meetings
  • Learn new skills for effective software design and data analysis
  • Receive applicable training in NeuroPace procedures and policies
  • Participate in a productive team environment and cooperate as a team member in research and software development projects
  • May contribute to scientific publications and intellectual property development

Requirements

  • Undergraduate technical degree required, advanced degree preferred
  • 2-4+ years software development experience
  • Proficient with Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Speaks and writes clearly and unambiguously
  • Working experience in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, especially interacting with non-technical users
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong problem-solving skills

 

Technical Skills

Required

  • Experience or interest in user interface and user experience design
  • Oracle database development and administration
  • Linux systems administration, especially RHEL
  • Front end web development using HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Back end web development using Apache
  • Python web development in Django and Flask
  • Version control using Git
  • SQL, PL/SQL, Python, Django
  • Cybersecurity best practices
  • Integration of code testing with development
  • Consistency with documentation of code and processes

Desirable

  • Experience with HIPAA regulations
  • JavaScript charting libraries (d3.js or similar)
  • MATLAB, JAVA, C

Full Stack Web Developer (Contract) - Mountain View

Job Description

The successful candidate will function as a key member of the preclinical research team, interacting closely with clinical, research and engineering personnel. Responsibilities include full stack development and maintenance of: (1) an Oracle database, (2) automated tools and reports for clinical product support, (3) interactive web interfaces, and (4) data acquisition, management, and analysis software for preclinical research. They will support and perform ad hoc analyses to address research, clinical, and engineering neuroscience questions, and contribute to new technology development.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and develop a set of web-based automated and interactive clinical product support tools and an Oracle database
  • Maintain Linux-based database servers and research computers
  • Document, test, verify and validate software
  • Create data and development tools for engineering and clinical groups
  • Plan, initiate, and execute own work
  • Perform ad hoc data analyses to address research, clinical, and engineering questions
  • Present software tools and data analyses at group meetings
  • Learn new skills for effective software design and data analysis
  • Receive applicable training in NeuroPace procedures and policies
  • Participate in a productive team environment and cooperate as a team member in research and software development projects
  • May contribute to scientific publications and intellectual property development

Requirements

  • Undergraduate technical degree required, advanced degree preferred
  • 2-4+ years software development experience
  • Proficient with Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Speaks and writes clearly and unambiguously
  • Working experience in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, especially interacting with non-technical users
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Technical Skills

Required

  • Experience or interest in user interface and user experience design
  • Oracle database development and administration
  • Linux systems administration, especially RHEL
  • Front end web development using HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Back end web development using Apache
  • Python web development in Django and Flask
  • Version control using Git
  • SQL, PL/SQL, Python, Django
  • Cybersecurity best practices
  • Integration of code testing with development
  • Consistency with documentation of code and processes

Desirable

  • Experience with HIPAA regulations
  • JavaScript charting libraries (d3.js or similar)
  • MATLAB, JAVA, C

Manufacturing Engineer - Mountain View

Job Description

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for supporting all aspects of Manufacturing Operations at NeuroPace.

Maintain quality standards in and around manufacturing areas, ensuring a safe work environment for all personnel and helps to develop a culture of accountability, continuous improvement, and collaboration.

Responsibilities:

  • Write, review, and improve manufacturing procedures and forms in compliance with the quality system, ensuring accuracy and consistency.
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing and Development Engineers to create, review, and maintain manufacturing routers. Including verifying manufacturing labor times are properly calculated.
  • Support departmental responsibilities associated with training and qualifying manufacturing assemblers.
  • Assist in creating schematics and dimensional drawings for the Manufacturing
  • Support improvement programs for new and existing manufacturing programs/processes.
  • Participate in root cause investigations and corrective actions.
  • Propose alternative methods to continuously improve and optimize operating procedures, work flows, and data management.
  • Support activities related to validation of new and reworked equipment in the manufacturing areas.
  • Respond to manufacturing emergencies.
  • Maintain safety, quality, and GMP standards across all manufacturing areas.
  • Perform responsibilities while complying with NeuroPace Quality systems procedures.

Requirements:

  • BS degree in mechanical, manufacturing or industrial engineering or similar field, or an AS degree and 4+ years or work experience in a related field.
  • Very strong aptitude for mechanical work.
  • Proficient in the use of Pro/E or other solid modeling software. Familiar with industry standard drafting and tolerance practices; proficient in Office PC applications.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in pressure situations.
  • Requires working knowledge in DFM, Lean Six Sigma methodologies, as well as DOE and Statistical Process Control.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, flexible, and adaptable to change.
  • The ideal candidate must be self motivated, highly organized, and resourceful in solving manufacturing issues. In addition, posses a well-developed team orientation with critical thinking and problem solving/analytical skills.

Senior Firmware Engineer - Mountain View

Job Description:  Responsible for designing, implementing, and verifying firmware functional blocks for the company’s Neurostimulator product.  You will be working in multidisciplinary teams, interfacing with the electrical development and test groups and developing new product platforms

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design, implementation, verification, and validation of firmware architecture and functional blocks, researching, justifying, and applying technology to projects
  • Expertly applies NeuroPace Quality systems, which are grounded in FDA GMPs and ISO 13485
  • Proactively communicates impact of own work schedule on projects
  • Excels as a team member, contributing to an efficient team environment.  Begins mentoring junior employees

Requirements

  • Undergraduate technical degree
  • 5+ years firmware development experience
  • Expert in understanding and interfacing with hardware
  • Provides valuable input when reviewing hardware block diagrams and hardware requirement specifications
  • Working experience with micro-controller architectures and embedded operating systems
  • Expert at firmware development in assembly language and ‘C’ language.  Designs for manufacturability and explicitly includes manufacturing processes when doing product design
  • Expert in use of industry standard debugging tools, including source level debuggers, in-circuit emulators (ICE), and logic analysers
  • Effectively considers audience when communicating
  • Some firmware project management experience

Senior PDMS Software Engineer - Mountain View

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the PDMS hardware infrastructure
  • Maintain the PDMS software infrastructure
  • Administer the various Oracle databases associated with PDMS
  • Manage PDMS projects through their various phases
  • Provide support for the ongoing clinical trials on PDMS
  • Implement support for new clinical trials on PDMS
  • Write or revise software specifications for PDMS.
  • Perform verification on PDMS software and hardware
  • Expertly apply NeuroPace Quality systems, which are grounded in FDA GMPs and ISO 13485
  • Excel as a team member and individually, contributing to an efficient team environment

 

Requirements:

  • BS degree in an engineering discipline, preferably computer science or electrical engineering
  • 5+ years experience as a software developer, preferably in a medical device or related industry
  • Proficient with Oracle databases
  • Familiar with Linux operating systems
  • Proficient in the following programming languages: C/C++, Java, JavaScript, SQL, PL/SQL, XML/XSLT
  • Effectively considers audience when communicating complex technical concepts
  • Software project management experience strongly desired

Talent Acquisition Manager - Mountain View

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to lead talent acquisition at NeuroPace, Inc. Reporting to the Head of HR, you will manage and implement NeuroPace’s talent acquisition strategy to attract top talent across all functional areas and at all levels to support NeuroPace’s on-going growth and expansion needs. This is a high impact role requiring exceptional partnering skills with demonstrated ability, creativity, and experience in managing and executing a recruiting strategy. The individual needs to be strategic in understanding a lean approach to HR processes while also being tactical in operating as a content expert.

Manage the entire recruitment process for candidates and hiring managers including resume screening, phone screens, behavioral interviews, offer extension with salary negotiation and decline notifications. The ideal candidate must enjoy the challenges of recruiting, as well as have a proven record of hiring the right candidates for the right positions.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement a fully integrated recruitment strategy with an emphasis on talent pipeline to ensure we meet current and future staffing requirements
  • Create an effective employer branding strategy and employee value proposition that is aligned with our vision and core values to attract and hire exceptional and diverse talent
  • Evaluate current hiring process and introduce best-practices to streamline and enhance the overall candidate experience
  • Screen and assess candidates through competency-based screening, ensuring only qualified candidates are referred, that all candidates possess required technical skills and are a cultural fit for the Company
  • Track, analyze, and leverage key talent metrics and headcount reporting
  • Develop strategy for sourcing passive candidates by utilizing all available tools, including company website, social media, job boards, employee referrals, and recruiting tools
  • Coach and train hiring managers on employment and interviewing processes
  • Oversee the development and updating of job descriptions with key stakeholders to ensure they are aligned with business needs and regulatory requirements
  • Oversee the applicant tracking system including recommendations for and facilitation of upgrades and improvements
  • Manage the internal referral program and build enthusiasm and support for driving candidate referrals from existing employees

Position Requirements & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required with at least 10 years of experience recruiting in medical device and high tech environments. A mix of both corporate and agency experience is ideal.
  • Proven recruiting experience in a rapidly growing environment implementing a wide range of staffing programs for a diverse group of positions
  • Excellent knowledge of LinkedIn, strategies on passive candidate sourcing, and recruiting software/applications (ATS)
  • Previous HRIS and applicant tracking software required
    • Experience with ADP Workforce Now a plus.
  • Understanding of employment laws as they pertain to recruiting as well as a general understanding of the HR function (including the importance of confidentiality and discretion)
  • Ability to work well cross-functionally and influence across the organization at all levels
  • Excellent organizational skills and an ability to prioritize effectively to deliver results within reasonably established timelines
  • Strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication are essential in this collaborative work environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to effectively communicate and partner with all levels of the organization

Therapy Consultant - Chicago, IL

The NeuroPace Team has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to expand the clinical practice for epilepsy care.  The selling approach starts with the clinical team of epileptologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and the allied professionals who define the appropriate care for patients who are candidates for device therapy.  Further call points include the breadth of economic buyers to patient advocacy groups.  This is a unique opportunity to work with world-renowned Epilepsy Centers promoting NeuroPace’s singular RNS® System.

Job Description:

  • Set an aggressive sales strategy and sales plan to develop new accounts and to grow existing account business.
    • Develop physician champions for product adoption in both new and existing accounts while increasing the user base per generator.
    • Drive successful market development activities from planning to end results, with particular efforts to strengthen key referral networks
  • Implement a targeted approach to growing the business, including action plans that utilize strategic selling sales methodologies
    • Incorporate tactical selling skills through proficiency in selling language that includes consultative or solution-need selling
  • Establish excellent relationships with physicians allied health professionals; specifically epileptologists, neurologists and neurosurgeons in the territory.
  • Manage effective customer education and training; driving participation in specific company sponsored educational and training programs
    • Educate customers on the merits and proper clinical usage of RNS® System through presentations and demonstrations using a wide variety of formats and platforms (e.g., slides, clinical sheets, iPad, manuals etc.).
  • Manage patients through all phases of the clinical process, as well as educate them on the features and benefits of NeuroPace products
    • Work with customers and Field Clinical Engineers to implement Patient Education Programs at key accounts
    • Work with Field Clinical Engineers to support patient education events including EFA Meetings and support groups
  • Partner with Field Clinical Engineers to achieve business goals set forth within the territory/district and document quarterly activities utilizing provided business tool(s)
    • This includes Caspio for patient pipeline management and Salesforce CRM=
  • Work in close cooperation with Regional and National Sales Management regarding all aspects of territory performance, including overall sales, customer satisfaction, execution of business plan, and reporting mechanisms.
  • Develop relationships with hospital personnel (e.g. through casual conversation, meetings, participation in conferences) to identify key decision makers

Job Requirements:  Qualified candidates will have the following professional skills for this unique opportunity

  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts required, advanced degree such as an MBA a strong asset
  • Minimum 8 years sales experience within the medical device industry.  Experience with Class III implantables highly desired
  • Proven track record as a consistent top sales performer, preferably in a neurologic focused industry with active implantables, cranial (ENT) implanted devices, or in sales of imaging/robotics/navigation systems for minimally invasive neurosurgery
  • Demonstrated success as an individual performer yet effectively leverage team selling to meet and exceed customer needs
  • Proficiency in strategic account planning and written development plans
  • Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with corporate contacts such as Field Clinical Engineers and case management teams to aid clinicians in their epilepsy practice
  • Consistent performance under corporate Business Conduct and AdvaMed compliance.
  • Demonstrated verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • PC and mobile based communication at a professional level, suited for peers, for corporate and for customer contact
  • Business analysis and sales tracking skills
  • Required travel to customer clinics, hospitals and offsite meetings approximately 70%-80% of the time
  • Valid Driver’s License

Physical Job Requirements

  • The physical demands of the position require full mobility along with transporting product bags, up to 35 pounds.

Therapy Consultant - Minneapolis, MN

The NeuroPace Team has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to expand the clinical practice for epilepsy care.  The selling approach starts with the clinical team of epileptologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and the allied professionals who define the appropriate care for patients who are candidates for device therapy.  Further call points include the breadth of economic buyers to patient advocacy groups.  This is a unique opportunity to work with world-renowned Epilepsy Centers promoting NeuroPace’s singular RNS® System.

Job Description:

  • Set an aggressive sales strategy and sales plan to develop new accounts and to grow existing account business.
    • Develop physician champions for product adoption in both new and existing accounts while increasing the user base per generator.
    • Drive successful market development activities from planning to end results, with particular efforts to strengthen key referral networks
  • Implement a targeted approach to growing the business, including action plans that utilize strategic selling sales methodologies
    • Incorporate tactical selling skills through proficiency in selling language that includes consultative or solution-need selling
  • Establish excellent relationships with physicians allied health professionals; specifically epileptologists, neurologists and neurosurgeons in the territory.
  • Manage effective customer education and training; driving participation in specific company sponsored educational and training programs
    • Educate customers on the merits and proper clinical usage of RNS® System through presentations and demonstrations using a wide variety of formats and platforms (e.g., slides, clinical sheets, iPad, manuals etc.).
  • Manage patients through all phases of the clinical process, as well as educate them on the features and benefits of NeuroPace products
    • Work with customers and Field Clinical Engineers to implement Patient Education Programs at key accounts
    • Work with Field Clinical Engineers to support patient education events including EFA Meetings and support groups
  • Partner with Field Clinical Engineers to achieve business goals set forth within the territory/district and document quarterly activities utilizing provided business tool(s)
    • This includes Caspio for patient pipeline management and Salesforce CRM=
  • Work in close cooperation with Regional and National Sales Management regarding all aspects of territory performance, including overall sales, customer satisfaction, execution of business plan, and reporting mechanisms.
  • Develop relationships with hospital personnel (e.g. through casual conversation, meetings, participation in conferences) to identify key decision makers

Job Requirements:  Qualified candidates will have the following professional skills for this unique opportunity

  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts required, advanced degree such as an MBA a strong asset
  • Minimum 8 years sales experience within the medical device industry.  Experience with Class III implantables highly desired
  • Proven track record as a consistent top sales performer, preferably in a neurologic focused industry with active implantables, cranial (ENT) implanted devices, or in sales of imaging/robotics/navigation systems for minimally invasive neurosurgery
  • Demonstrated success as an individual performer yet effectively leverage team selling to meet and exceed customer needs
  • Proficiency in strategic account planning and written development plans
  • Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with corporate contacts such as Field Clinical Engineers and case management teams to aid clinicians in their epilepsy practice
  • Consistent performance under corporate Business Conduct and AdvaMed compliance.
  • Demonstrated verbal, written communication and presentation skills
  • PC and mobile based communication at a professional level, suited for peers, for corporate and for customer contact
  • Business analysis and sales tracking skills
  • Required travel to customer clinics, hospitals and offsite meetings approximately 70%-80% of the time
  • Valid Driver’s License

Physical Job Requirements

  • The physical demands of the position require full mobility along with transporting product bags, up to 35 pounds.

VP Manufacturing Operations - Mountain View

The Vice President of Manufacturing Operations is responsible for the timely, efficient and economical production of products that meet or exceed quality standards and achieve company goals and objectives. He or she will be solely responsible to lead the manufacturing organization, utilizing advanced methods, such as, lean production and continual improvement techniques in conformance with FDA regulations. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Vice President of Manufacturing Operations will work with leaders from the Commercial organization to establish and meet or exceed the Production Schedule.  In addition to achieving the production schedule, he or she will lead continuing improvement efforts to improve manufacturing yields, reduce materials cost and improve productivity.  Additionally, he or she will collaborate with leaders from appropriate parts of the organization to contribute to the creation and updates of the product roadmap. This position requires diverse operations management experience: strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, performance monitoring and reporting, personnel management, team building, team management, growth management, corporate compliance, streamlining, client management, operations workflows as well as knowledge of and compliance with company policies and guidelines.

Key responsibilities are directing the company’s manufacturing activities, including production operations, manufacturing engineering, materials management and equipment/facilities maintenance, to ensure maximum effectiveness is obtained for the production of quality products within specified time and budgetary guidelines. This position is accountable to ensure products meet or exceed quality standards, required delivery schedules are met, and leadership is provided in continuous improvement activities to successfully enable scalability while achieving corporate goals of quality, cost, and delivery.

Job Duties:

  • Create strategic relationships with all internal leaders and associates to design and execute manufacturing strategies and process improvements focused on improving manufacturing processes and yields as well as reducing manufacturing costs through innovative methodologies and established manufacturing principles such as, 5S, Lean, Single Piece Flow, and Six Sigma.
  • Improve operating margins by establishing, measuring, and meeting goals related, but not limited to on time delivery, cycle time reduction, yield improvement, internal rework and improved throughput.
  • Develop capacity planning strategies and define and implement the means to leverage existing electronic systems for improved prediction of resource needs.
  • Champion data-driven, continuous improvement efforts, in a solutions-oriented environment. Propose and support new ideas and help to implement them.
  • Formulate policies, programs, and objectives regarding the production schedule, product quality, and cost of manufactured products; maintain a shared accountability for gross margin with strong financial acumen to deliver on cost targets.
  • Collaborate with the Product Development and Research functions on new product development, pilot operations, implementation of manufacturing capability and design transfer.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and most importantly – inspiration ‐ to the Director of Manufacturing, Sr. Manager of Materials Management, Director of Business Process Excellence as well as the entire department and peers

Experience:

  • 15+ years progressive manufacturing operations, leadership and strategy experience in low to medium volume manufacturing environments; demonstrated working knowledge of FDA QSRs and applicable ISO standards, such as ISO 13485
  • Knowledge and deployment of state-of-the-art manufacturing practices (including continuous flow and batch processes) as well as quality and continuous improvement techniques, strong analytical and quantitative skills, excellent communication, interpersonal effectiveness, and leadership
  • Demonstrated leadership in Manufacturing Operations of complex electro‐mechanical devices; 5S, Lean, Six Sigma or other TQM process improvement. Current Six Sigma Black Belt preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership in leveraging world class ERP, PLM, MES tools to optimize capacity planning, material movement, shop floor management, and reporting required.
  • Must be a hands on, experienced business systems software user.
    • Specific experience in IFS, EtQ and SalesForce, highly beneficial
  • Strong combination of business operations, quality, continuous improvement, process development and program management experience to provide unique and ‘cross industry’ business solutions.
  • Ability to establish, extend, and maintain trust with all stakeholders – customers, business partners, investors and coworkers – will be key in this essential role.
  • Ability to lead and mentor staff to achieve significant results
  • Excellent team building, communication, verbal, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Possess high professional ethics, good judgment, and ability to take decisive action.

VP Product Development - Mountain View

Job Description: 

Reporting to the President and CEO, the VP of Product Development will lead and manage all facets of our engineering functions to ensure high quality, cost effective and on-time results.  The successful individual needs to be a hands-on leader with a proven ability to grow and lead a team of talented engineers and managers through design, development, testing and launch of cutting-edge technology.  As a key member of the management team, the executive must provide the leadership and direction necessary to maintain the focus and drive of an exceptionally bright and technically diverse engineering team.  Must have a proven track record of successfully building and delivering complex products involving multiple engineering disciplines. This position requires not only outstanding business management and organizational skills, but strong leadership qualities, including a hands-on, non-bureaucratic leadership style, to include open and frequent communications at all levels of the organization and a genuine sensitivity to the development needs of the organization.  Additionally, the VP of Product Development will apply deep technical and organizational understanding to making tough decisions and ensuring accountability for all deliverables.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive execution of product, platform and custom solution initiatives.
  • Develop and deliver strategic technology objectives and operating policies and procedures to attain key technology goals.
  • Address tactical issues while maintaining strategic technology and organizational vision.
  • Promote a culture of collaboration, accountability, innovation, entrepreneurship, and overall excellence within the organization.
  • Define organizational priorities and strategies for product development. Lead teams to implement critical programs/projects/initiatives, develop key metrics, and monitor and measure results.
  • Work with other executive management to understand business drivers, marketing requirements and competitive issues that may impact departmental strategies.
  • Mentor high-potential managers to assume greater future responsibilities.
  • Work closely with Marketing and Sales to guide the functional and technical direction of our core products and to provide strong leadership and accountability for the technical portion of that strategy.
  • Initiate and implement improvements in the engineering process, engineering quality, and fundamental engineering design.
  • Direct, motivate and manage Director engineering level personnel.
  • Formulate and recommend engineering policies and technical activities in accordance with project objectives.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 15+ years of progressively responsible product development leadership and management experience. Broad experience in directing and getting work done through others.
  • Minimum of 10+ years in the implantable medical device field.
  • BS in Electrical, Software or Mechanical Engineering.  MBA or Master’s Degree highly desired.
  • Proven ability to effectively lead cross-functional teams and build processes to deliver results.
  • Excellent management, leadership, communication, and engineering skills.
  • Experience leading & managing a technical staff at various levels and disciplines.
  • Proven track record of delivering quality products within defined time constraints and within budget.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to grasp new technologies quickly.
  • Thrives in a dynamic environment where requirements might shift to meet changing business needs.
  • Experience and comfort operating in a matrix managed environment.

Culture & Values

NeuroPace is dedicated to developing, manufacturing and marketing safe and effective medical devices that improve the quality of life for patients with neurological disorders. Company priorities include the development of high quality products focused on customer needs and the maintenance of a work environment where employees are respected and encouraged to excel.

By fostering individual performance, teamwork and the spirit of partnership, we provide both the tools and the environment to help employees excel as individuals as well as team members.

Benefits

NeuroPace offers a comprehensive package including:

  • Pre-IPO stock option plan
  • 401(k) plan
  • Medical insurance with PPO and HMO options
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Domestic partner health coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Section 125 flexible benefits program, including Health Care Spending Accounts and Child Care Spending Accounts
  • Section 529 college savings plan
  • Three weeks paid vacation to start
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • PTO for sick time and family emergencies
  • Other benefits
    – Health club membership
    – Patent awards program
    – Anniversary rewards
    – Casual dress – everyday
    – Company picnics, parties and barbecues
    – Fully stocked kitchen
    – and more!