Manager Robotics and Automation - San Jose, CA, USA

Manager Robotics and Automation - San Jose, CA, USA

Title:                   Manager, Robotics Automation

Reporting to:      Senior Director, R&D

Location:             San Jose, California


Venus Concept is committed to delivering innovative energy based and robotic technologies that disrupts the medical aesthetics industry. If you are interested in leveraging robotic technology and growing your skills in this area, consider joining our team. We are currently seeking a Manager, Robotics and Automation who is passionate about leading innovation and leading a team. Reporting to the Senior Director, R&D, the Manager, Robotics and Automation will be based in our San Jose office and will lead innovative trend setting changes which will directly impact the medical aesthetic industry.


What you will do:

  • Oversee the development of ARTAS and Robocor software
  • Analyze requirements, design, and lead development of system software
  • Implement engineering practices and procedures related to establishing automation and machine control system performance, testing protocols, and system acceptance criteria.
  • Evaluate, justify, and propose engineering design improvements
  • Manage and develop automation and controls software team members
  • Work with team members to continuously improve software development process and cycle
  • Develop and ensure staff develops a sound understanding of surgical practices and robotic system’s impact on those practices
  • Negotiate timeline, feature sets, and issue resolutions with hardware, manufacturing, training, regulatory, and service groups on cross functional tasks
  • Plan, organize, staff, direct and control the day-to-day operations of the department
  • Develop and implement policies and programs as necessary
  • Evaluate new and emerging control system designs, technologies, and components for use in future designs

What you will need:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in hands-on technical project leadership in software engineering, robotics, automation controls; two years leading engineering teams; medical device experience and knowledge of FDA and ISO regulations required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, robotics engineering, automation controls or equivalent experience requiredAbility to travel throughout North America as needed.
  • Deep understanding of product development life cycle and manufacturing.
  • Experience in object-oriented programming, with demonstrated command of software engineering concepts.
  • C++ and C# software development expertise.
  • Experience with shipping consumer products from concept to manufacturing and sustaining.
  • Good communication and documentation skills. Comfortable mentoring and training others.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals, strong teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Good conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in robotics and automation.
  • Experience in Machine Vision.
  • Experience in designing human machine interfaces
  • Experience leading agile development process
  • Experience in Machine Learning is a plus
  • Ability to travel 5%.

What you will be part of – our Venus Concept Culture

Venus Concept believes in pushing boundaries while embracing creativity and innovation. Our employees are a critical part of our company’s performance and are at the core of its success. At Venus Concept, we rely on our employees, customers, and network of industry professionals around the world to continuously improve and Deliver the Promise. In order to do that, we ensure that everyone operates with the same values and vision.  At Venus Concept, we promise to give you Endless Opportunities, allow you to Foster Innovation and be part of Delivering a Best-In-Class Offering.

Venus Concept is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Venus Concept is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for qualified candidates during each stage of the recruitment process.

About Venus Concept

Venus Concept is an innovative global medical aesthetic technology leader with a broad product portfolio of minimally invasive and non-invasive medical aesthetic and hair restoration technologies and reach in over 60 countries and 19 direct markets. Venus Concept focuses its product sales strategy on a subscription-based business model in North America and in its well-established direct global markets. Venus Concept’s product portfolio consists of aesthetic device platforms, including Venus Versa, Venus Legacy, Venus Velocity, Venus Fiore, Venus Freedom, Venus Viva, Venus Freeze Plus, Venus Glow, Venus Bliss, Venus Epileve and Venus Viva MD. Venus Concept’s hair restoration systems include NeoGraft®, an automated hair restoration system that facilitates the harvesting of follicles during a FUE process and the ARTAS® and ARTAS iX® Robotic Hair Restoration systems, which harvest follicular units directly from the scalp and create recipient implant sites using proprietary algorithms. Venus Concept has been backed by leading healthcare industry growth equity investors including EW Healthcare Partners (formerly Essex Woodlands), HealthQuest Capital, Longitude Capital Management, and Aperture Venture Partners.

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