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Associate SW Systems Eng

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Date: Apr 26, 2022

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Job Band:  Job Band 13 (JB13) 
Hiring Manager:  Mateo M Eidson 
Lead Recruiter:  Kim Attea 
State:  Colorado (US-CO) 
Country:  United States 


Our ability to grow, develop new capabilities and serve even more patients around the world depends on associates like you, who are passionate about our mission. Thank you for considering this new opportunity to further unlock your potential.


JOB TITLE Associate Software Systems Engineer



This position is primarily concerned with SW product definition and will work to translate users’ needs, commercial desires, regulatory and technical standards into use cases, workflows, user stories, and UI mockups for software development teams. This role is accountable for developing clear, concise software requirements for complex medical devices and their associated software applications.  This role must understand the goals of the end user and develop product expertise. Working in a regulated industry, this role must adhere to design controls procedures and help teams to execute software development while generating evidence needed for regulatory submissions/audits.. 



  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of products and systems.
  • Work with Scrum Teams to plan and implement stories from the backlog into working, deliverable software. Create software requirements and clarify acceptable implementation details.
  • Communicate the work that needs to be done to meet users’ needs, in a way that makes sense to the Scrum Team.
  • Collaborate with UX designers and customer-facing associates to create and optimize user interface design.
  • Work with other SW systems engineers to align functionality as needed across teams and product platforms.
  • Identify hazards, develops mitigations and performs risk analysis as part of a cross-functional team of subject matter experts.
  • Derive requirements for both medical devices and associated software applications from multiple sources including customer, regulatory SMEs and other stakeholders using various methods such as use-case development, usability testing, functional breakdown from user needs.
  • Work as a member of a Scrum team to define the functionality being implemented as stories from the backlog into working, deliverable software.
  • Performs  data analysis and interpretation to inform defect resolution and/or product direction.
  • May plan, coordinate and facilitate end-user human factors and validation testing activities.
  • Maintain traceability of software user needs and requirements throughout project lifecycles.


  • Communicates effectively with a wide variety of groups (both verbally and in writing)
  • Works closely with technical leadership to ensure alignment with program goals.




Bachelor’s degree or, equivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.

  • Engineering and/or scientific disciplines preferred.



Minimum 0 years experience.

  • Experience in software development or technical projects preferred.
  • Experience in medical device and/or medical application SW development, including design controls deliverables required for regulated products, preferred.



  • Awareness of Agile process and principles preferred
  • Ability to facilitate decisions, involving the right people at the right times, and acting quickly to come to a decision
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to details
  • Clear communication and presentation. Ability to effectively present technical information/analysis to both technical and non-technical audience.
  • Should not be sensitive to the sight or discussion of blood or needles. Both human and bovine blood is used where necessary, in addition to visiting customer sites where our equipment is used in a clinical or donor environment.
  • Awareness of software development life cycle preferred.
  • Effective listening and observational skills.
  • Ability to solicit and accept the ideas of others, as well as actively contribute to an environment conducive to open communication.
  • Leadership skills, including effective interpersonal skills and leading through influence.
  • Willingness to both promote and exhibit team-oriented behavior.
  • Knowledge and use of relevant PC software applications and skills to use them effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.


An equivalent competency level acquired through a variation of these qualifications may be considered.



Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


Additional Physical Requirements

Requires occasional travel based on business needs.


Target Pay Range:  $60,900-76,100  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  7.0


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without

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