Careers

Kardium has built an exceptional team with expertise in medicine, business, engineering, quality and manufacturing. We hire only the best individuals whom are highly motivated and strong team players and we trust them to make the right decisions to achieve our goals. We also believe in having fun while working hard.

Kardium is located in greater Vancouver, Canada, a vibrant and diverse urban centre surrounded by abundant natural attractions and ranked globally as one of the best cities to live in.

We are consistently named one of the top companies in British Columbia to work for and were awarded “Medical Technology Company of the Year” by LifeSciences BC in 2015.

We offer a flexible work environment, a comprehensive salary and benefits program, and the ability to participate in equity through a stock option plan.


Working at Kardium

Working at Kardium provides:

  • A positive impact every day helping treat a condition that debilitates millions worldwide
  • The ability to be involved in the development of a sophisticated medical device
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and career growth
  • Supportive colleagues and fun social events to foster teamwork

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Current openings

Manufacturing Technician
Quality Assurance Specialist
Mechanical Designer
Senior Electrical Test Engineer
Office Assistant
Mechanical Risk Management Engineer
Software Risk Management Engineer
Software and Systems Test Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
New Product Introduction Engineer
Quality Control Technician
Systems Biomedical Engineer
Electronics Engineer
Cardiac Mapping Biomedical Engineer
Cardiac Mapping Team Lead
Materials Handler
Electronics Technician
IT Support Technician
Mechanical Testing Engineer
Electrical Verification Engineer


Manufacturing Technician

We are searching for an innovative Manufacturing Technician to join our team and ensure quality products are delivered on time. The Manufacturing Technician’s responsibilities will include keeping the production area clean, working the production line as instructed, writing up reports, and strictly following health and safety guidelines. To be a successful Manufacturing Technician, you should display great attention to detail and a sound understanding of what makes a good product. You should be able to work on the production line with consistent speed and accuracy. An outstanding Manufacturing Technician should be able to maintain production standards and work towards improving productivity without compromising quality.

Responsibilities

  • Following health and safety standards.
  • Maintaining a clean workstation and production floor.
  • Assembling products and parts.
  • Following production guidelines and specifications.
  • Finalizing and packaging products for shipment.
  • Operating and maintaining machinery and production line equipment.
  • Monitoring the assembly line and removing faulty products.
  • Working on the production line and meeting production targets.
  • Reporting any issues to the supervisors and/or production manager on duty.
  • Performing other tasks as assigned.

Requirements

  • High school diploma.
  • Previous experience working in manufacturing environment is beneficial.
  • Prior exposure to Good Manufacturing Practices and working in a cleanroom would be helpful.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination, especially when working with a microscope.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including maturity, teamwork, respect, courtesy, tact, and discretion.
  • Ability to deal with changing priorities and requirements.
  • A strong drive to succeed with a track record of being highly productive.
  • Available for shift work.

How to Apply

Recruitment is ongoing as there are multiple positions. You are encouraged to apply by sending a cover letter and résumé to jobs@kardium.com. Please use “071 Manufacturing Technician” as the subject line of your email.


Quality Assurance Specialist

Your opportunity…

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Kardium is developing a ground breaking medical device for the non-invasive diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.

Take the next step and grow your career as our Quality Assurance (QA) Specialist. In this role, you provide direct QA support to our manufacturing and engineering teams and contribute to the effective operation of Kardium’s Quality Management System (QMS).

What you’ll do…

  • Working collaboratively with our manufacturing team to conduct the QA review of production Device Master Record documentation, including work instructions and traveller templates, and reviewing production documentation to resolve any quality issues, including non-conformities, deviation permits, and reworks
  • Executing the QA release of incoming and in-process goods
  • Conducting the QA review of Device History Records (DHRs) to support finished goods release
  • Root cause investigations (e.g. targeted DHR review)
  • Conducting the QA review of equipment documentation
  • Working closely with the engineering team to conduct the QA review of the verification and validation documentation, such as test protocols, test reports, investigation reports, and engineering change requests
  • Conducting and managing the QA review of process validation and software tool documentation, such as test protocols and test reports
  • Using your judgment within undefined practices and procedures that may be incomplete or complex and bring gaps to management’s attention
  • Participating in the QA coordination of change control activities
  • Other QMS support, such as contributing to Kardium’s internal audit program
  • Performing document control tasks such as documentation completeness verification and release of approved documents

What you bring to the team…

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about creating a cutting edge medical device to help improve people’s lives. We work within a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. And we understand that only by working together can we solve the unsolvable. You bring to the team these characteristics, plus:

  • At least 3 years’ quality assurance experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally in the biotech industry where you have preferably gained experience in QMS planning and implementation, including the documentation required for a product release such as Certificates of Conformances and Device History Records
  • Bachelor of science degree in a technical discipline (e.g. engineering, physics, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with QA review and approval of:
    • facility and equipment qualification protocols and final reports
    • design verification and validation protocols and final reports
    • cleaning validation protocols and final reports, and
    • analytical test method validation
  • Ideally in-depth knowledge of ISO 13485, FDA QSR, and QMS requirements of the European MDD
  • Proficiency with electronic document and electronic record management systems
  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking that can be applied to understanding and analyzing technical documents, processes, regulations, industry standards, and procedures
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to operate independently with minimal direction, coupled with an organized and detail-oriented approach to track and follow-up with the outstanding actions of your internal customers
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to resolve conflict with diplomacy and tact
  • The flexibility and adaptability to take on additional responsibilities as needed to achieve the team’s goals
  • The ability to represent compliance requirements for document review and product release to internal stakeholders.

Why work at Kardium?

We know you are looking for a meaningful career. We can offer you that, and more:

  • Every day you know you are making a difference by helping treat a condition that debilitates millions of people worldwide
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge while working with cutting-edge technology
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and growing employees’ careers
  • Supportive colleagues and plenty of fun social events to encourage employee interactions
  • And our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more

How to apply…

Apply today by sending your résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, with the job title “161 QA Specialist” in the subject line. Please note only candidates who are currently legally authorized to work in Canada will be considered for this position.

Thanks in advance for your interest in working at Kardium!


Mechanical Designer

Your opportunity

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Kardium is developing a groundbreaking medical device for the minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other conditions affecting the quality of life.

We are excited to add a Mechanical Designer to our team.

In this role, you will work in a multi-disciplinary environment with other members of the engineering and research teams in the conceptual development, detailed design, verification and validation testing of percutaneously delivered medical devices. Your hands-on mechanical design abilities, combined with your well-developed analytical skills, will allow you to succeed as Kardium’s Mechanical Designer.

What you’ll do

  • Working collaboratively with the team you will establish design specifications required to meet overall product requirements
  • Using your hands-on skills, you will build proof of concept models to quickly and efficiently verify design ideas
  • Applying your strong mechanical aptitude to transform conceptual designs into working prototypes
  • Producing prototypes forin-vitroandin-vivotesting using in-house manufacturing capabilities
  • Designing and building jigs and fixtures required for production
  • Ensuring a smooth transition of design to manufacturing by supporting risk management, verification testing, and training of manufacturing staff
  • Contributing to required documentation for outsourcing components as well as regulatory submissions
  • Travelling occasionally within and outside North America

What you bring to the team

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about creating cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work within a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. And we understand that only by working together can we solve the unsolvable. You bring to the team these characteristics, plus:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in mechanical engineering, or an equivalent mix of education and experience, coupled with previous practical engineering experience in a product development environment
  • Ideally, you have prior engineering experience in bringing a product to market with high volumes along with the design and testing requirements of medical devices
  • Previous on the job experience with precision mechanics and a high level of familiarity with machine shop tools, and parametric modelling software (Solidworks)
  • Exposure to different manufacturing techniques
  • Proven problem-solving abilities and attention to detail while working in a deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills
  • The ability to effectively manage changing priorities and requirements

Why work at Kardium?

We know you are looking for a meaningful career. We can offer you that, and more:

  • Every day you know you are making a difference by helping treat a condition that debilitates millions of people worldwide
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge while working with cutting-edge technology
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and growing employees’ careers
  • Supportive colleagues and plenty of fun social events to encourage employee interactions
  • And our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more

How to apply

If this position appeals to you, apply today by sending your résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, with the job title “173 Mechanical Designer“ in the subject line.

Please note, only candidates who are currently legally authorized to work in Canada will be considered for this position.

Thanks in advance for your interest in working at Kardium!


Senior Electrical Test Engineer

Kardium has a unique opportunity for a Senior Electrical Test Engineer. You will be a key member of the team responsible for specifying, performing, and overseeing verification and validation activities for Kardium’s medical device projects. This role is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for the challenge of technical leadership, and developing and validating complex medical devices.

Responsibilities

Technical leadership of the electrical and systems verification and validation team:

  • Develop and validate electrical test methods and software analysis tools
  • Develop verification and validation strategy for electrical and systems development projects
  • Ensure that design input requirements are adequately written to support verification and validation activities
  • Specify, design, and commission necessary electrical test fixtures and jigs for routine testing and test automation
  • Implement continuous improvement activities to comply to medical device standards and regulations
  • Perform electrical and systems verification and validation of medical devices

Experience and Qualifications

  • At least five years of experience with electrical and electronics hardware design and testing
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in electrical engineering or engineering physics
  • Medical device regulatory experience, including application of standards such as IEC 60601
  • Hardware circuit design, analysis, and testing
  • Digital and analog signal processing and signal conditioning
  • Statistics in industrial environment
  • Measurement systems analysis and experimental design

Skills and Attributes

  • Electrical and electronics aptitude
  • Written communication, verbal communication, and technical documentation skills
  • Scripting and programming experience
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness
  • Flexible and adaptable to take on additional responsibilities as appropriate
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send a résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, with the job title “201 Senior Electrical Test Engineer” in the subject line.


Office Assistant

 Your opportunity…

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Kardium is developing a ground-breaking medical device for the minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other conditions affecting the quality of life.

We are excited to add an Office Assistant to our team, reporting to the Office Manager.

Team fit is very important at Kardium. You should be passionate, driven, and eager to listen, learn, and share your ideas. You are the type of person who holds yourself and others to a high standard of work, and enjoys helping a team operate at peak efficiency.

What you’ll do…

You will primarily support our Office Manager with bookkeeping (60%), human resources (30%), and other ad hoc administrative duties (10%). Specifically, you will assist with the following:

Bookkeeping

  • Data entry of vendor invoices and credit notes into QuickBooks
  • Working with purchasing department for reconciliation to purchase orders
  • Weekly cheque runs for Canadian vendors and online bill payments for multiple foreign currencies
  • Reconciliations to vendor account statements; follow-up with vendors regarding any missing documents and request credit refunds where applicable
  • Data entry of monthly credit card statements
  • Issuing employee reimbursements
  • Completing vendor credit applications for net-30 day terms
  • Drafting accounts receivable sales orders and invoices
  • Preparing documentation for external accountants and CRA audits

Human Resources

  • Posting job positions on the Kardium website, university co-op job boards, and external job posting sites
  • Assisting hiring managers with recruiting activities, such as setting-up interviews and initial telephone screening of candidates
  • On-boarding/off-boarding of employees and co-op students
  • Managing co-op subsidy funding application process, including follow-up with co-op students and external funding administrator

Administration

  • Distributing mail and booking couriers
  • Ordering and stocking office and kitchen supplies
  • Managing external office vendors (beverage supplier, janitorial staff, waste management) property manager (facilities, HVAC), tenant improvements contractor, etc.
  • Running errands, bank deposits, petty cash replenishment, etc.
  • Greeting and assisting occasional walk-in visitors
  • Organizing catering for board meetings and other relevant company meetings

As Kardium grows and depending on your interests, you may take on more human resources duties, sales/marketing support, payroll, occupational health and safety, social committee, or other administrative support tasks.

What you bring to the team…

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about developing innovative medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work in a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. We understand that only by working together can we solve what was once thought unsolvable.

You are suited to our approach and possess these attributes:

  • Graduate of a recognized administrative assistant program or relevant post-secondary education
  • 2-3 years of work experience within a professional office setting
  • Qualifications or coursework in human resources and/or accounting is advantageous
  • Strong computer skills and advanced working knowledge MS Office (especially Excel), Adobe Acrobat, and WordPress
  • Experience with QuickBooks preferred
  • Perfectionistic data-entry skills and strong attention to detail
  • Able to work collaboratively with multiple departments and various stakeholders at all organizational levels, both internally and externally
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to edit various texts for correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Mature time management skills, self-motivated, and able to work independently

Why work at Kardium?

We know you’re looking for a meaningful career. We can offer you that and more:

  • The opportunity to advance medical technology and improve the lives of patients
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop skills and knowledge
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and career growth
  • Supportive colleagues and fun social events to foster teamwork

And our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more!

How to apply…

Apply today by sending your cover letter and résumé to jobs@kardium.com using “202 Office Assistant” as the subject line.

Please note only candidates currently legally authorized to work in Canada will be considered for this position.

Thanks in advance for your interest in working at Kardium!


Mechanical Risk Management Engineer

 Your opportunity…

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Kardium is developing a groundbreaking medical device for the minimally-invasive diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.

As part of the Quality Engineering team, you will coordinate risk management activities related to mechanical subsystems of the company’s products in close cooperation with the Engineering and Manufacturing teams, and assure the timely and accurate evaluation of risk in engineering projects. Critical to the success of this function is strong analytical skills and high attention to detail and rigor in analyzing risks and ensuring all regulatory standards are met.

What you’ll be doing…

As the Mechanical Risk Managment Engineer, your responsibilities include:

  • Authoring and maintaining design hazard analysis and process Failure Mode and Effects Analyses (pFMEAs) and associated documentation including process requirements.
  • As a member of the Material Review Board, participating in the review and disposition of non-conforming products and material.
  • Conducting the risk review of Work Instructions and material reworks.
  • Participating in (mechanical system) design reviews to ensure that risk management is an integral part of the reviews. Assisting in establishing and reviewing traces between risk items and process and product specification items in order to maintain consistent forward and backward traceability.
  • Providing assistance and guidance to the Engineering and Testing teams in the design of test plans and protocols based on the associated risk analyses.
  • Assisting the Mechanical and Manufacturing teams with root cause investigations and corrective and preventive actions (CPAs).

What you bring to the team…

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about creating cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work within a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. And we understand that only by working together can we solve the unsolvable. You bring to the team these characteristics, plus:

  • Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree (Mechanical Engineering is preferred)
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a regulated industry, preferably in biotechnology
  • Working knowledge of risk management process (e.g., ISO 14971) and hands-on experience with risk management tools (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, etc.)
  • Knowledge of probability and statistics related to risk management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and ability to come up to speed quickly on complex subject matter
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of varying production schedules, and to take on additional responsibilities as appropriate

Why work at Kardium?

We know you are looking for a meaningful career. We can offer you that, and more:

  • Every day you know you are making a difference by helping treat a condition that debilitates millions of people worldwide
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge while working with cutting-edge technology
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and growing employees’ careers.
  • Supportive colleagues and plenty of fun social events to encourage employee interactions
  • And our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more!

How to apply…

If this position appeals to, you apply today by sending your résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, with the job title “203 Mechanical Risk Management Engineer” in the subject line.

This position is located in Burnaby, BC.


Software Risk Management Engineer

Your opportunity…

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Kardium is developing a groundbreaking medical device for the minimally-invasive diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.

As part of the Quality Engineering team, you will coordinate risk management activities related to software and system usability of the company’s products in close cooperation with the Engineering teams and assure the timely and accurate evaluation of risk in engineering projects. Critical to the success of this function is strong analytical skills and high attention to detail and rigor in analyzing risks and ensuring all regulatory standards are met.

What you’ll be doing…

As the Software Risk Management Engineer, your responsibilities include:

  • Authoring and maintaining design and process Failure Mode and Effects Analyses (dFMEA and pFMEAs) and associated documentation including process requirements related to product software
  • Authoring and maintaining system-level Software Hazard Analyses
  • Authoring the risk assessment of Change Control documentation and of Deviation Permits
  • Participating in Software system-level design reviews to ensure that risk management is an integral part of the reviews; assisting in establishing and reviewing traces between risk items and process and product specifications in order to maintain consistent forward and backward traceability
  • Providing assistance and guidance to the Engineering and Testing teams in the design of test plans and protocols based on the associated risks analyses
  • Participating in the review and assessment of software bugs
  • Conducting the risk review of Work Instructions and material reworks
  • Assisting the Software team with root cause investigations and corrective and preventive actions (CPAs)
  • Authoring and maintaining design Failure Mode and Effects Analyses (dFMEAs) relating to system usability
  • Working closely with the usability team to review risk aspects of usability requirements and user needs and related test protocols and test reports

What you bring to the team…

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about creating cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work within a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. And we understand that only by working together can we solve the unsolvable. You bring to the team these characteristics, plus:

  • Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree (software, electrical or electronics engineering is preferred)
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a regulated industry, preferably in biotechnology
  • Working knowledge of risk management process (e.g., ISO 14971) and hands-on experience with risk management tools (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis, Fault Tree Analysis, etc.)
  • Knowledge of probability and statistics related to risk management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to come up to speed quickly on complex subject matter
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of varying production schedules, and to take on additional responsibilities as appropriate

Why work at Kardium?

We know you are looking for a meaningful career. We can offer you that, and more:

  • Every day you know you are making a difference by helping treat a condition that debilitates millions of people worldwide
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge while working with cutting-edge technology
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and growing employees’ careers
  • Supportive colleagues and plenty of fun social events to encourage employee interactions
  • And our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more!

How to apply…

If this position appeals to you, apply today by sending your résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, with the job title “204 Software Risk Management Engineer” in the subject line.

This position is located in Burnaby, BC.


Software and Systems Test Engineer

Your opportunity…

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Kardium is developing a ground-breaking medical device for diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other heart-related complications. In this role, you will gain hands-on experience in the development and commercialization of complex and leading-edge medical devices.

What you’ll be doing…

You will engage in activities such as:

  • Execute software and systems verification and validation tests
  • Draft regulatory-facing test protocols and test reports
  • Assist in creating the verification and validation strategy for in-house software and systems
  • Provide guidance to the design team to ensure that design specifications and requirements are adequately written to support verification activities
  • Become familiar with, and stay current on, relevant medical device software standards and regulations
  • Contribute to design, development, and implementation of software test automation

What you bring to the team…

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about developing cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work in a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. We understand that only by working together can we solve what was thought unsolvable. You are suited to our approach and possess these attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with software verification and validation testing
  • Experience with writing specifications, test protocols, and test reports
  • Keen interest in software test automation; experience using test automation tools and frameworks such as Robot Framework and Sikuli is an asset
  • Proficiency in Python or other scripting languages
  • Practical knowledge of medical device regulatory requirements and standards such as IEC 60601 and ISO 62304 is preferred
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Positive and proactive attitude with the ability to execute tasks with an appropriate level of independence
  • Enthusiastic about seeking innovative solutions to unforeseen challenges
  • Flexibility and adaptability to take on additional responsibilities as appropriate

Why work at Kardium?

Working at Kardium provides:

  • A positive impact every day helping treat a condition that debilitates millions worldwide
  • The ability to be involved in the development of a high-complexity medical device
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and career growth
  • Supportive colleagues and fun social events to foster teamwork
  • Competitive compensation, including equity participation

How to apply…

If this position appeals to you, apply today by sending your résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com. Please use “206 Software and Systems Test Engineer” as the subject line of your email. And if you are a recent grad, please attach your most recent transcripts.


Manufacturing Engineer

Kardium has a unique opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer. As a member of the Manufacturing Engineering team, you will be expected to have a wide breadth of knowledge of all production processes and act as the first point of contact for any feedback or problems raised by the Manufacturing team.

In this role, you will also be responsible for optimizing workflow of production processes in order to maximize process throughput and yield. Having developed a keen knowledge of production processes, you will be well positioned to identify areas for process and product enhancement. You are expected to triage, design and implement process enhancement projects as well as collaborate with the design engineering team to provide DFM input and develop solutions.

This position reports to the Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead.

Duties and Responsibilities

In your role as the Manufacturing Engineer, you will be responsible for:

Manufacturing process support and improvement:

  • Providing front line response for production process and equipment issues
  • Working with design and quality engineering teams to determine root causes for ongoing quality issues and driving implementation of solutions
  • Performing process capability studies on critical manufacturing processes to identify opportunities for process improvements
  • Driving the business case for process improvements to increase throughput and yield and reduce cost while maintaining or improving product quality
  • Designing and implementing process improvement solutions
  • Planning manufacturing workstation layouts and maximizing efficiency through lean manufacturing methodologies.
  • Developing and driving implementation of WIP and finished good product storage solutions
  • Driving process layouts for current and future product designs to support ongoing manufacturing floor expansion
  • Identifying and communicating workstation utility requirements to facilities team
  • Developing detailed cycle time and process flow models for current manufacturing processes and developing strategies for removing line capacity bottlenecks

New product and process development:

  • Providing input into product design to ensure design is optimized for manufacturability
  • Working with Engineering teams to develop suitable processes for next-generation products
  • Serving as process subject matter expert (SME) and assisting with identification and delivery of technician training requirements

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or industrial engineering
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in design or manufacturing engineering in a regulated manufacturing environment, preferably in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, or medical devices industry
  • Strong experience with value stream mapping, design for manufacture, and change control management
  • Experience with, and solid understanding of, statistical process controls, lean manufacturing, six-sigma implementation is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness
  • Experience in developing manufacturing floorplan layouts based on activity relationship analysis is desirable

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve and to lead root cause analysis of quality issues in a design or manufacturing environment
  • Strong aptitude for mechanical and electrical systems
  • Experience in use of parametric modelling tools, especially SolidWorks
  • Effective written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills
  • Strong, practical knowledge of R&D, supply chain, and quality control
  • Able to operate independently with minimal direction
  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Flexible and able to take on additional responsibilities as appropriate

Application Process

To apply for this position, please send a résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, with the job title “209 Manufacturing Engineer” in the subject line.


New Product Introduction Engineer

Kardium has a unique opportunity for an experienced New Product Introduction (NPI) Engineer. As a member of the Manufacturing Engineering team, the NPI Engineer will be responsible for smooth transfer of new or updated product designs and processes into production and for ensuring that changes are implemented in a coordinated and organized manner that meets project timelines. This position reports to the Manufacturing Engineering Team Lead.

Duties and Responsibilities

In your role as the NPI Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Initiating Engineering Change Orders (ECO) and driving manufacturing related change control activities
  • Identifying process parameters and drafting process requirements and control plans
  • Compiling a complete list of required process equipment and fixtures and initiating all equipment IQ protocols
  • Coordinating and driving process validations, process requirements, and risk review activities across multi-functional teams to ensure timely process transfer to manufacturing
  • Generating work instructions and production travellers
  • Coordinating sample builds with Planning and Manufacturing for all Process Validation (PV) activities and ensuring input part designs and build instructions are available
  • Ensuring that any issues encountered during sample build are fed back to the design team
  • Maintaining technology transfer progress dashboards and providing updates on a periodic basis
  • Continuously identifying opportunities to improve the efficiency of the technology transfer process to manufacturing

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, technical, or scientific field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a technology transfer, manufacturing operations or engineering change management role in a regulated manufacturing environment, preferably in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, or medical devices industry
  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to understand and communicate complex technical issues
  • Strong, practical knowledge of R&D, NPI, supply chain, planning, and quality control

Skills and Attributes

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to drive decisions and work cross-functionally within an organization
  • Proven project coordination and management skills
  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Adept with MS Office and strong ability to swiftly come up to speed with new software tools
  • Able to operate independently with minimal direction
  • Flexible and adaptable to take on additional responsibilities as appropriate

Application Process

To apply for this position, please send a résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, with the job title “210 New Product Introduction Engineer” in the subject line.


Quality Control Technician

Main Responsibilities

  • Sampling, inspection, and measurement of incoming raw materials, inprocess, and finished devices according to established specifications and procedures.
  • Producing formal reports of the inspection and measurement results and initiating non-conformity reports (NCR) when required.
  • Conducting the cleaning, maintenance, and calibration of measuring equipment.
  • Assisting the QC Manager in the development, maintenance, and continuous improvement of the quality-related processes.
  • Assisting the QC Manager in the definition of reliable measurement systems for new products.

Qualifications Required

  • At least 2 years of hands-on quality control or metrology lab experience, preferably in regulated manufacturing industries, such as medical devices or automotive.
  • An ability to interpret mechanical drawings to understand specified dimensional and functional characteristics to be measured, tested, or inspected, including the basics of GD&T.
  • A high level of proficiency with standard measurement tools/systems (calipers, micrometers, height gauges, dial indicators, force gauges, etc.). CMM and optical measurement systems knowledge are preferable.
  • Proven competence in interpreting and following a detailed inspection and test procedures, as well as documenting results accurately.
  • An associate degree or diploma in a technical field, or equivalent combination of education, technical training, and/or related experience.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills.
  • The willingness and ability to take on additional responsibilities as appropriate.

Application Process

Recruitment is ongoing as there are multiple positions, so we encourage you to apply today. Send your résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, with the job title “211 Quality Control Technician” in the subject line.


Systems Biomedical Engineer

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Kardium is developing a ground breaking medical device for the minimally-invasive diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.

As our systems biomedical engineer, you will work an integral part of our multidisciplinary engineering team and have the opportunity to work across the biomedical research, mechanical, electrical, software, usability, and risk management domains. Your daily activities will center around supporting product design and process development through system requirement generation and analysis. Your tasks will also include usability work such as design, documentation, execution, and analysis of usability testing to inform design and validate that the user interface (GUI and physical) is safe and effective.

What you’ll do…

  • Author and maintain system requirements across disciplines including mechanical, electrical, software, and usability.
  • Lead and participate in system-level design reviews to ensure that requirement management is an integral part of the reviews.
  • Assist in establishing and reviewing traces between user needs, risks, requirements, and design outputs in order to maintain consistent forward and backward traceability.
  • Provide assistance and guidance to the engineering and testing teams in the design of test plans and protocols based on the associated requirement analyses.
  • Develop and maintain usability documentation.
  • Plan, document, execute, and analyze formative and summative usability studies.
  • Root cause analysis of factors leading to use errors or close calls.
  • Brainstorm of training, documentation or design changes to reduce or eliminate use errors.
  • Provide logistical support for external testing activities.

What you bring to the team…

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about creating cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work within a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. And we understand that only by working together can we solve the unsolvable. You bring to the team these characteristics, plus:

  • Either a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a regulated industry, preferably in biotechnology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to identify, acquire, and utilize resources and information needed to resolve issues outside the candidate’s core knowledge base
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the needs of varying project schedules, and to take on additional responsibilities as appropriate
  • Hands-on experience assembling, configuring and troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, and software systems is a plus
  • High degree of drive and motivation

Why work at Kardium?

We know you are looking for a meaningful career. We can offer you that, and more:

  • Every day you know you are making a difference by helping treat a condition that debilitates millions of people worldwide
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge while working with cutting-edge technology
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and growing employees’ careers
  • Supportive colleagues and plenty of fun social events to encourage employee interactions
  • And our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more!

How to apply…

Apply today by sending your résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, with the job title “220 Systems Biomedical Engineer” in the subject line.

Thanks in advance for your interest in working at Kardium!


Electronics Engineer

Your opportunity…

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Kardium is developing a ground-breaking medical device for diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.

In this role, you will gain hands-on experience in the development and commercialization of complex and leading-edge medical devices.

What you’ll be doing…

Depending on your previous experience and particular area(s) of expertise, you will engage in a diverse set of activities including some or all of the following:

  • System level design (e.g. architecture design for multi-board systems, design for safety, design for EMC, etc.).
  • Analog and digital circuit design, including: documentation, schematic capture, and PCB layout.
  • VHDL coding of synthesizable control electronics and test benches.
  • Testing prototypes of custom electronics.
  • Supporting design transfer to manufacturing and service.
  • Investigating and determining the root cause of technical failures.

What you bring to the team…

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about developing cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work in a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. We understand that only by working together can we solve what was thought unsolvable.

You are suited to our approach and possess these attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in electrical or electronics engineering.
  • Electronics engineering skills and knowledge normally acquired through at least five years of experience.
  • Experience with electronics CAD tools.
  • Proficiency with test and measurement equipment.
  • Board level analog and digital circuit design experience.
  • A strong drive to succeed with a track record of being highly productive.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills.
  • Able to deal with changing priorities and requirements.
  • Able to execute tasks with minimal instruction and guidance.
  • Able to rapidly understand new concepts and acquire new skills.
  • Experience developing electronics for a medical device.
  • Experience with safety and EMC standards, particularly IEC 60601.
  • Experience with Altium Designer.
  • Experience with VHDL and Xilinx FPGA workflows and tools.
  • Experience with MATLAB.

Why Work at Kardium?

Working at Kardium provides:

  • Involvement in the development of a high-complexity medical device that will improve people’s lives.
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge.
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and career growth.
  • Supportive colleagues and fun social events to foster teamwork.
  • Competitive compensation, including equity participation.

How to apply…

To apply for this position, please send a résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, using “221 Electronics Engineer” as the subject line. Indicate in your cover letter why you are interested in Kardium and why you are interested in this specific position.


Cardiac Mapping Biomedical Engineer

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Kardium is developing a ground breaking medical device for the minimally-invasive diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.

­As our Cardiac Mapping Biomedical Engineer, you will work on a team that is focussed on developing the algorithms necessary to process electrical, anatomical, and spatial information collected during cardiac ablation procedures to generate the 3-dimensional maps used by electrophysiologists during catheter ablation. You would have the opportunity to bring your creative and innovative ideas to help Kardium achieve its goal of helping improve people’s lives.

What you’ll do…

  • Apply scientific investigation methods to drive product innovations in design and analysis algorithms
  • Systematically analyze large multivariate data sets of electrophysiological and procedural data
  • Complete algorithm design and numerical analysis for contact assessment, electrophysiology, and ablation related design improvements
  • Conduct literature search and review
  • Complete procedural data reviews and investigations
  • Create technical documentation of analyses, experiments, and results
  • Design and perform bench test experiments as needed

What you bring to the team…

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about creating cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work within a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. And we understand that only by working together can we solve the unsolvable. You bring to the team these characteristics, plus:

  • Either a bachelor or graduate degree in engineering, biophysics, or equivalent field addressing quantitative biology
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the medical device industry or an equivalent field
  • A solid understanding of the principles of experimental design
  • Extensive MATLAB programming experience, as well as experience with other data analysis languages, such as R, Python, or Java
  • An excellent understanding of multivariate and time-series statistical analysis methods
  • The ability to perform finite element analysis with COMSOL preferred
  • Hands-on experience broadly surveying or performing a focused search of scientific literature with the ability to apply critical thinking to correctly interpret the published ‘state of the art’
  • The demonstrated ability to interpret results and translate them into actionable recommendations
  • The aptitude for working independently and balancing multiple tasks while maintaining your attention to detail
  • Effective written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills
  • In-depth understanding of electrophysiology and the biophysics of cardiac conduction and ablation is highly beneficial

Why work at Kardium?

We know you are looking for a meaningful career. We can offer you that, and more:

  • Every day you know you are making a difference by helping treat a condition that debilitates millions of people worldwide.
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge while working with cutting-edge technology.
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and growing employees’ careers.
  • Supportive colleagues and plenty of fun social events to encourage employee interactions.
  • And our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more.

How to apply…

Apply today by sending your résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, with the job title “223 Cardiac Mapping Biomedical Engineer” in the subject line.

Thanks in advance for your interest in working at Kardium!


Cardiac Mapping Team Lead

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Kardium is developing a ground breaking medical device for the minimally-invasive diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.

­As our Cardiac Mapping Team Lead, you will lead the team that is focussed on developing the algorithms necessary to process electrical, anatomical, and spatial information collected during cardiac ablation procedures to generate the 3-dimensional maps used by electrophysiologists during catheter ablation. You would have the opportunity to bring your creative and innovative ideas to help Kardium achieve its goal of helping improve people’s lives.

What you’ll do…

  • Be responsible for the successful development and implementation of cardiac mapping systems
  • Prioritize and guide research and development tasks of engineers on team
  • Plan team research and development tasks to achieve quality and on-time delivery on team goals
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship for team members
  • Apply scientific investigation methods to drive product innovations in design and analysis algorithms
  • Systematically analyze large multivariate data sets of electrophysiological and procedural data
  • Complete algorithm design and numerical analysis for contact assessment, electrophysiology, and ablation related design improvements
  • Conduct literature search and review
  • Complete procedural data reviews and investigations
  • Create technical documentation of analyses, experiments, and results
  • Design and perform bench test experiments as needed

What you bring to the team…

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about creating cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work within a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. And we understand that only by working together can we solve the unsolvable. You bring to the team these characteristics, plus:

  • Either a bachelor or graduate degree in engineering, biophysics, or equivalent field addressing quantitative biology
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the medical device industry or an equivalent field
  • A solid understanding of the principles of experimental design
  • Extensive MATLAB programming experience, as well as experience with other data analysis languages, such as R, Python, or Java
  • An excellent understanding of multivariate and time-series statistical analysis methods
  • The ability to perform finite element analysis with COMSOL preferred
  • Hands-on experience broadly surveying or performing a focused search of scientific literature with the ability to apply critical thinking to correctly interpret the published ‘state of the art’
  • The demonstrated ability to interpret results and translate them into actionable recommendations
  • The aptitude for working independently and balancing multiple tasks while maintaining your attention to detail
  • Effective written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills
  • In-depth understanding of electrophysiology and the biophysics of cardiac conduction and ablation is highly beneficial
  • Previous leadership experience

Why work at Kardium?

We know you are looking for a meaningful career. We can offer you that, and more:

  • Every day you know you are making a difference by helping treat a condition that debilitates millions of people worldwide.
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge while working with cutting-edge technology.
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and growing employees’ careers.
  • Supportive colleagues and plenty of fun social events to encourage employee interactions.
  • And our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more.

How to apply…

Apply today by sending your résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, with the job title “224 Cardiac Mapping Team Lead” in the subject line.

Thanks in advance for your interest in working at Kardium!


Materials Handler

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a detail-oriented individual with a background in materials handling and inventory control to support Kardium’s manufacturing team in both cleanroom and clean manufacturing environments. The Materials Handler is primarily accountable for storing, moving and staging materials, monitoring and replenishing POU inventory, ensuring inventory transactions are accurately completed and assisting with inventory cycle counts and inventory variance reconciliation. Support for production is the primary direct accountability. Timely response, organization, and attention to detail are keys to success.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verify identification, apply material ID labels, and ensure correct storage of all materials
  • Ensure accurate electronic transaction of materials and sub-assemblies and move items physically between inventory locations
  • Ensure materials are properly cleaned and packaged for cleanroom entry
  • Kit and stage materials for production work orders
  • Close work orders and review and reconcile work order material scans
  • Monitor and replenish POU and Kanban inventory as necessary
  • Provide materials handling support for non-production activities
  • Participate in inventory cycle count activities and investigate and resolve count discrepancies
  • Ensure inventory tasks related to engineering changes are completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Contribute to overall improvement of materials management systems and processes with the goal of reducing errors and improving efficiency and inventory inaccuracy
  • Assist when necessary with receipt and receiving inspection of incoming material shipments
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in a materials handling or inventory control role
  • Highly motivated and organized with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Attention to detail with capability to analyze complex inventory transaction records
  • Knowledge of and experience working with inventory management systems (Kanban, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of ERP/MRP systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficient English communication (written and oral) skills
  • Experience working in a cleanroom environment is desirable
  • Able to work a flexible schedule when required
  • Occasional physical activity including lifting/carrying boxes up to 40lbs (18kg)
  • This is not a forklift or warehouse environment

Employment Details

Term: Permanent, Full-Time
Start: As soon as possible
Relationships: Reports to the Inventory & Logistics Manager; interacts with the Manufacturing, QC, QA, Supply Chain, and Engineering teams.

Application Process

To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, with the job title “226 Materials Handler” in the subject line.


Electronics Technician

Your opportunity…

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Kardium is developing a ground-breaking medical device for diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.

In this role, you will gain hands-on experience in the development and commercialization of complex and leading-edge medical devices.

What you’ll be doing…

As part of the electrical engineering team working on the design and manufacture of medical devices, you will:

  • Be responsible for maintenance of electrical engineering lab areas, including ESD protected areas and high voltage test areas
  • Assemble prototypes (e.g. cables, circuit boards, electromechanical assemblies) and provide feedback on assembly procedures
  • Assist engineering with testing of prototypes
  • Assist engineering with technical investigations
  • Prepare (e.g. test and pack) equipment for use at off-site test laboratories
  • Perform other tasks as assigned

What you bring to the team…

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about developing cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work in a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. We understand that only by working together can we solve what was thought unsolvable.

You are suited to our approach and possess these attributes:

  • Experience with basic electromechanical parts assembly techniques such as soldering, crimping, and fastening
  • Experience with assembly of precision mechanical components
  • Experience with soldering through-hole and surface mount components in board assemblies
  • Experience with hand tools and electrical test equipment
  • Experience with technical software applications
  • A strong drive to succeed with a track record of being highly productive
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills
  • Knowledge of basic electrical principles
  • Previous education or experience in a technical field
  • Able to deal with changing priorities and requirements
  • Able to execute tasks with minimal instruction and guidance
  • Able to rapidly understand new concepts and acquire new skills

Why work at Kardium?

Kardium provides:

  • The opportunity to work on medical devices that will improve people’s lives
  • Involvement in the development of a high-complexity medical device
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and career growth
  • Supportive colleagues and fun social events to foster teamwork
  • Competitive compensation, including equity participation

How to apply…

To apply for this position, please send a résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com, using “227 Electronics Technician” as the subject line. Indicate in your cover letter why you are interested in Kardium and why you are interested in this specific position.


IT Support Technician

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Kardium is developing a ground-breaking medical device for the minimally invasive diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other conditions affecting the quality of life.

We have an exciting opportunity for a frontline IT Support Technician to join our team in Burnaby, BC. You will be responsible for carrying out day-to-day activities involving the delivery of internal IT services to the Kardium team.

Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day technical support for Kardium employees
  • Manage end-user accounts across IT systems
  • General maintenance of ~300 Windows 10 desktops and laptops
  • Assisting employees with software and hardware setup and configuration
  • Sourcing and installing new equipment
  • Managing and maintaining AV solutions in meeting rooms
  • Providing input on IT requirements

Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience working in an IT support capacity
  • General hardware and network technical knowledge
  • Configuration and maintenance of Windows based operating systems
  • Managing users/groups in Active Directory and Office 365
  • CompTIA and/or Microsoft certifications considered an asset

Personal Attributes

  • Highly dedicated, self-motivated, and self-managed
  • Strong communication skills and enjoy working with others
  • Patient and helpful when providing assistance
  • Excellent problem solving abilities and attention to detail
  • Strong drive to succeed with a track record of being highly productive
  • Flexible and adaptable with the ability to take on additional responsibilities as required

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send a résumé and cover letter to jobs@kardium.com with the job title “228 IT Support Technician” in the subject line.

Please note only candidates currently legally authorized to work in Canada will be considered for this position.

Thanks in advance for your interest in working at Kardium!


Mechanical Testing Engineer

Your opportunity…

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. We have recently commercialized a ground breaking medical device for minimally-invasive diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other conditions affecting patient quality of life.

As a part of the testing team, you will apply your well-developed analytical skills and knowledge of mechanical systems to ensure that our next generation Globe® Mapping and Ablation System is both safe and effective.  Working closely with a collaborative and dedicated team, you’ll have opportunities to bring innovative and highly complex medical devices to market.

What you’ll do…

Depending on your previous experience and particular area(s) of expertise, you will engage in a diverse set of activities, including some or all of the following:

  • Plan and execute hands-on testing activities to evaluate product performance
  • Design and build jigs and fixtures required for benchtop testing
  • Perform design of experiments to characterize manufacturing processes and assess process capability
  • Interpret and implement medical device standards and regulations
  • Drive continuous improvement of company procedures as they pertain to verification and validation
  • Author protocols and reports to support regulatory submissions for new products
  • Collaborate with company stakeholders to assess process or design changes and resolve root cause investigations

What you bring to the team…

Our Kardium team is smart, creative, and passionate about developing innovative medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work in a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. We understand that only by working together can we solve what was thought unsolvable.

You are suited to our approach and possess these attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering (mechanical, mechatronics or engineering physics is preferred)
  • At least 3 years of testing or design experience in the medical device industry, or 5 years of hands-on experience with mechanical/hardware product testing desired
  • Strong attention to detail with a sound ability to manage multiple tasks accurately and in a timely manner
  • Practical knowledge of mechanical systems, experimental design, and statistical analysis
  • Excellent verbal communication and exceptional written technical documentation skills

Why work at Kardium?

We know you’re looking for a meaningful career. Here at Kardium, we enjoy:

  • The opportunity to advance medical technology and improve the lives of patients
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop skills and knowledge
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and career growth
  • Supportive colleagues and fun social events to foster teamwork

Our employees think we are great too – check out Glassdoor to learn more!

How to apply…

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and résumé to jobs@kardium.com using “229 Mechanical Testing Engineer” as the subject line. And if you are a new graduate, please attach your most recent transcripts.

Thanks in advance for your interest in working at Kardium!


Electrical Verification Engineer

Your opportunity…

By joining the Kardium team, you can help make a difference in the lives of millions around the world. We have recently commercialized a ground breaking medical device for minimally-invasive diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation, a heart condition that can cause strokes, heart failure, and other conditions affecting patient quality of life.

In this role, you will gain hands-on experience specifying, performing, and overseeing verification and validation activities on complex and leading-edge medical devices. Your work in verification and validation will necessitate interactions with all parts of the company including design engineering, clinical research, field operations, regulatory affairs, and manufacturing. You will have an excellent opportunity to gain a broad and comprehensive understanding of medical device R&D, while performing detailed technical work.

What you’ll be doing…

As an electrical verification engineer, you will be engaged in a diverse set of activities including the following:

  • Developing and validating test methods and software analysis tools to be used in system characterization, verification, and validation
  • Specifying, designing, and commissioning electro-mechanical test fixtures and circuit boards
  • Designing and documenting verification and validation protocols
  • Executing and documenting verification and validation tests
  • Performing root cause analysis and investigations
  • Working with third-party test labs performing certification testing

What you bring to the team…

Our team is smart, creative, and passionate about developing cutting-edge medical devices to help improve people’s lives. We work in a collaborative environment based on trust and respect. We understand that only by working together can we solve what was thought unsolvable.

You are suited to our approach and possess these attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or engineering physics
  • Hands-on experience in electrical and electronics circuit design, prototyping, testing, and debugging
  • Familiarity with digital and analog signal processing and signal conditioning
  • Experience programming in Java, C#, and MATLAB
  • Experience with Altium or other ECAD tools
  • Experience with and solid understanding of statistics as applied to verification and validation testing
  • Strong, practical knowledge of R&D, experimental design, and measurement systems analysis
  • Experience in a laboratory environment, including proper experimental data collection and Good Documentation Practice
  • Practical knowledge of medical device regulatory requirements and standards such as IEC 60601
  • Strong electrical aptitude
  • Strong written and verbal technical communication
  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking
  • Sound ability to manage multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness
  • Flexible and adaptable to take on additional responsibilities as appropriate
  • Proven ability to operate independently with minimal direction
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Why work at Kardium?

Working at Kardium provides:

  • Work on medical devices that will improve people’s lives
  • Involvement in the development of a high-complexity medical device
  • A great working environment with opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge
  • An engaged leadership team who believes in mentoring and career growth
  • Supportive colleagues and fun social events to foster teamwork
  • Competitive compensation, including equity participation

How to apply…

To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and résumé to jobs@kardium.com using “230 Electrical Verification Engineer” as the subject line. And if you are a new graduate, please attach your most recent transcripts.