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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

Field Clinical Engineers - NY Metro, Maryland/DC, Louisville, St. Louis, Cincinnati

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 with a minimum of 2 + years previous experience in a field position.
  • Ability to clearly present technical material.
  • Advanced user of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the ability to quickly learn new applications.
  • Requires 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.

Therapy Consultants - NY Metro, Philadelphia, St. Louis/Kansas City, Seattle

Position Description
The NeuroPace Sales 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 the subset of patients who are candidates for device therapy.  Further calls 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 novel RNS System.

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

  • Performed and awarded 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 in market development activities from planning through measured results, with particular efforts to strengthen key referral networks
  • Demonstrated success as an individual performer yet effectively leverage team selling to meet and exceed customer needs
  • Incorporated tactical selling skills through proficiency in selling language that includes consultative or solution-need selling
  • Proficiency in strategic account planning and written development plans to assess depth of tactical plans tied to strategic priorities
  • Promoted as a training expert, proficient in the technology of the product or therapy sold, with positive feedback from peers and management alike
  • 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

Expectations & Qualifications

  • Minimum 8 years work experience within the medical device/imaging/therapy sales, with 3-5 years primary sales experience.
  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts, advanced degree such as an MBA a strong asset.
  • Skills that accelerate the rapid advancement needed at NeuroPace include:
  • Experience and competency in neuroanatomy and physiology
  • Experience and competency in epilepsy along with neurologic based disorders
  • Experience and competency in active implantable systems, like devices or therapy that delivers therapy.
  • 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 80% of the time
  • Valid Drivers License

Physical Job Requirements

  • The physical demands of the position require full mobility along with transporting product bags, up to 35 pounds.
  • All functions must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Executive Assistant to the Chief Medical Officer - Mountain View, CA

Job Description: Responsible for providing administrative and project management support to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) as well as members of the Clinical Operations and Research Team. This person will be the CMO’s partner, relieving her of day-to-day administrative and staff related duties and contributing to the management of projects related to research, medical education and scientific publications. There will be frequent interactions with NeuroPace personnel in sales, marketing, regulatory, engineering and business development, as well as external physicians and scientists. Create and execute projects and tasks on behalf of the CMO with the autonomy to make decisions on her behalf. Coordinate complex activities and work independently to handle a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks with little or no supervision. This position requires political acumen, exceptional communication skills, extensive administrative experience and a demonstrated ability to analyze and initiate effective resolution of logistical issues that may arise given the CMO’s extremely busy schedule and rapidly changing priorities.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as first-point-of contact for Executive, autonomously prioritizing and making decisions regarding the Executive’s time and resources
  • Coordinate high volume of travel domestically and internationally with complicated itineraries and meetings. This includes air and ground transportation, hotel reservations, out of town dining, and car rentals, prepare itineraries and identify cost-efficient travel options. You will contact meeting participants to confirm agendas, locations, and all details, as well as completion of expense reports.
  • Effectively manage CMO’s calendar, travel schedule, and internal and external communication related to meetings, conference calls, invitations, event planning, board meetings, etc.
  • Create, route & process written and verbal correspondence while exercising a high degree of discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ensure urgent and priority correspondence and matters are communicated in a timely and effective manner to the CMO.
  • Prepare all types of written correspondence including letters, memos, presentations and Excel spreadsheets; compose correspondence. Aid in the preparation of materials and agendas for advisory and external meetings, including professional societies in which the CMO holds a leadership position.
  • Assist in aspects of grant development and administration as a member of the clinical research team. This includes proactive communications with physicians and administrators at multiple academic centers, and becoming familiar with research proposal content and formatting requirements of federal funding agencies
  • Participate and sometimes lead process improvement, often establishing processes to accomplish objectives.
  • Perform complex and confidential support functions:
  • Participate as part of a team in planning, coordinating and executing events such as: medical symposiums, trade shows, national meetings/conferences etc.
  • Implement systems to file, organize, and archive information.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 8+ years administrative experience; experience within the life sciences industry a plus.
  • Ability to work in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced small company environment while independently and effectively establishing and changing workload priorities using initiative and sound judgment while maintaining impeccable attention to detail.
  • Proven skill in handling sensitive and confidential information and issues with a high level of discretion, integrity and diplomacy.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills; interpersonal, communication, time management and organizational skills critical
  • Exceptional Microsoft Office skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Cloud based storage platforms
  • Ability to self-manage, set priorities and boundaries while consistently meeting deadlines and delivering high quality work product

Professional and personal demeanor; able to effectively develop and maintain positive working relationship with colleagues and external parties. Perform multiple tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism

Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Mountain View, CA

Job Description

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will establish and improve the manufacturing engineering infrastructure at NeuroPace. This individual will provide expertise to manufacturing operations to improve yields, and grow manufacturing capacity to meet business needs.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Develops manufacturing processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment with an emphasis on DFM; conferring with equipment vendors and soliciting input from operators.
  2. Defines, implements, and maintains process documentation (MPI and WI) and data needed in manufacturing to guarantee reproducible, reliable, and efficient manufacturing processes.
  3. Champions continuous improvement projects to enhance yield, consistency, performance, manufacturing flow, and equipment utilization. Supports increasing production capacity to meet company business objectives by scaling current processes.
  4. Supports manufacturing operations including the investigation into root cause of part and assembly defects and/or failures. Recommends and implements appropriate corrective actions.
  5. Participates in process risk analysis and mitigation activities including PFMEA/PFMECA, and process control plans for new processes.
  6. Manages the transfer of designs into manufacturing for new and modified products. Supports the execution of process validation activities including, IQ, OQ, PQ requirements.
  7. Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production and labor cycle times, and material costs; estimating future requirements. .
  8. Provides direction and guidance for manufacturing personnel, including operators, technicians and engineers. Lead activities on the manufacturing floor inclusive of, operator training, troubleshooting processes or equipment, evaluation of workflows, 5s and Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
  9. Assists in providing constant presence and support to operations in the manufacturing areas to avoid production interruption.
  10. Perform responsibilities while complying with NeuroPace Quality Systems procedures.

Requirements:

  1. BS degree in mechanical, manufacturing or industrial engineering or similar field, and a minimum of eight (8) years relevant experience and five (5) years direct implantable leads or catheter manufacturing engineer experience. Supervisory experience strongly preferred.
  2. Requires working knowledge in DFM, Lean Six Sigma methodologies, as well as DOE and Statistical Process Control.
  3. Experience in re-tooling manufacturing processes and methods to increase production capacity while improving efficiency is highly desired.
  4. 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.
    1. Excellent Microsoft Access skills highly desired
  5. Experienced in selecting and working with suppliers to develop custom assemblies and fixtures.
  6. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, highly organized, and resourceful in solving manufacturing issues, requiring minimal direct management. In addition, well-developed team orientation with strong leadership, critical thinking, and problem solving/analytical skills, are required.
  7. Experienced working within a GMP and ISO 13485

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!