Systems Engineering Intern (192259)

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.


Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence, they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape. The Siemens Healthineers Lab Diagnostics Systems Engineering organization is focused on the development of automated medical devices for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) working with infectious diseases, oncology, cardiac markers, fertility testing, thyroid function, clinical chemistries and other clinical applications. From an engineering standpoint these medical devices rely on precision mechatronics, robotics, fluid delivery systems and thermal controls to allow for the accurate and precise reporting of patient assay results.

The Systems Engineering team is responsible for the integration, design space characterization, and verification of immunoassay, clinical chemistry and sample handling systems for all new lab diagnostic development projects.  With a strong product ownership mindset, the System Engineer influences systems architecture, design and reliability in the product development process. In performing these responsibilities, the System Engineer bridges all the disciplines of design engineering to assay development and ensures a system’s overview of product development.  Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a System Engineering Intern.


This Engineering Intern position is open at our Tarrytown, NY site.


With direction and mentorship from Senior Engineers, the Systems Engineering Intern works closely with Systems Engineering team members to learn immunoassay and clinical chemistry subsystem and higher-level overall system functionalities.  Specifically, the Systems Engineering Intern’s responsibilities include:

  • In your activities you will assist in design and execution of experiments to study the feasibility and impact of various subsystem and system design options and to characterize critical design parameters and their boundaries.

  • In your activities you will assist in the solution of complex technical issues by troubleshooting, determining root cause, and then proposing design modifications.

  • In your activities you will assist in the evaluation and analysis of system design and assay performance test data

  • In your activities you will support the creation of test plans and protocols to effectively test designs

  • In your activities you will review system & assay performance test data and compare to established acceptance criteria.


This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

  • You have completed 2nd or 3rd year of engineering studies

  • You have a strong understanding of engineering fundamentals

  • You have a strong understanding verbal and written communication skills

  • You have a learning mindset

  • Ability to work independently and as part of integrated cross-functional team

***Start date in Summer 2020”**


At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.


If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at


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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities. 

Job ID: 192259

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)

Job Type: Full-time

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