Senior System Engineer at iRhythm

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iRhythm Technologies is redefining the standard for ambulatory cardiac monitoring.

Job title
Senior System Engineer
Job listing last updated at
Feb 11, 2021
Job listing location
San Francisco, CA
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Bay Area company location: 650 Townsend St # 500, San Francisco CA

Job description

About Us:

iRhythm is a leading digital healthcare company focused on the way cardiac arrhythmias are clinically diagnosed by combining our wearable bio sensing technology with powerful cloud-based data analytics and machine-learning capabilities. Our goal is to be the leading provider of first-line ambulatory ECG monitoring for patients at risk for arrhythmias. iRhythm’s continuous ambulatory monitoring has already put over 2 million patients and their doctors on a shorter path to what they both need – answers.

About this Role:

As a (Sr.) System Engineer within the iRhythm Research & Systems Engineering team, you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse set of technical projects spanning SaaS, Machine Learning, Big Data, and Mobile technologies in the context of addressing unmet clinical needs. You will work with a talented team to develop a deep understanding of our end-to-end systems, helping to drive execution of software projects throughout its development life cycle.


  • Work with engineering and cross-functional stakeholders to research, define, and write technical requirements for software components and systems
  • Perform data analysis to aid product and implementation decisions
  • Plan and perform design history file (DHF) updates and facilitate V&V with the Software QA team
  • Lead root cause investigations and providing solutions for operational issues related to software
  • Ownership of software operational performance monitoring and alerting
  • Rapidly prototype software and/or write scripts for research and development needs
  • Participate in risk management/hazards analysis activities

About You:


  • Are a quality-minded individual with ability to go detail-oriented while having the big picture in mind
  • Enjoy investigative and troubleshooting processes using your excellent analytical and problem solving skills, along with a strong sense of urgency
  • Are self-motivated and demonstrates initiative in helping others
  • Have effective presentation and interpersonal skills


Required Qualifications

  • 2-5 or 5+ (Sr.) years of system/software engineering experience in the Healthcare, Medical Device, or other Regulated software industry
  • Understanding of basic statistics and proficiency with data analysis using Python (e.g. pandas) or R
  • Software development experience with one or more of Python, Java, C#, or C/C++
  • Experience with developing technical product/software requirements
  • Experience working with large amounts of data and tools to handle them (e.g. SQL)
  • Proficiency in Linux/Unix/Windows environments, AWS
  • BA/BS in science or technical field; Advanced engineering degree desired


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with FDA 21 CFR part 820 and IEC standards 62304, 14971 and 62366
  • Experience working on projects utilizing scrum and agile methods
  • Experience with Splunk, from creating optimized queries, system alerts, and dashboards
  • Experience leading small to medium sized projects

What’s in it for you:

This is a full-time position with competitive compensation package, excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance (all of which start on your first day), paid holidays, and PTO!

iRhythm also provides additional benefits including 401K (with company match), an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid parental leave, pet insurance discount, Cultural Committee/Charity events, and so much more!



FLSA Status: Exempt / Non-Exempt

As a part of our core values, we ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome and celebrate people of all backgrounds, experiences, skills and perspectives. iRhythm Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D). Pursuant to San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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