• System Engineer

    Requisition ID
    Experience Level
    Senior Level Contributor
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Topcon Medical Systems (TMS), based in Oakland, NJ, is a leading developer and supplier of diagnostic equipment for the ophthalmic community.

    Topcon's mission is to make impossible ideas possible, by constantly developing new optical and measurement technologies. Our goal is simple: to provide you with the most innovative equipment so that you can better serve your patients.

    For over 40 years, TMS has been leading the way with the most technically advanced instrumentation in the marketplace. Our product line comprises the largest selection of precision instruments from one manufacturer ... providing products for a wide range of applications, including imaging, diagnostic, refractive, surgical, and delivery. Whatever your particular instrument requirements, Topcon has the innovative solution you need.

    All of our products are developed with the practitioner's needs in mind and backed up by a network of dedicated service specialists.

    Topcon Medical Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Topcon Corporation of Tokyo, Japan.


    Topcon Advanced Biomedical Imaging Laboratory (TABIL), located in Oakland, NJ, is a dedicated R&D laboratory, focusing on exciting interdisciplinary projects with global impact and contributing to the corporate’s mission to improve healthcare through the eye. Topcon Advanced Biomedical Imaging Laboratory is a wholly owned subsidiary of Topcon Corporation of Tokyo, Japan. The System Engineer is responsible for system engineering activities for complex electro-mechanical, software-controlled medical devices. This individual should be experienced in developing design input requirements to meet business objectives. This individual will also provide critical input to the systems architecture, system design specification, risk assessment, usability engineering, and own the system integration and design change control process.


    • Translate research findings, and business requirements into product requirements and specifications
    • Develop system architecture, complete system design specification, and the electro-optical subsystem specifications
    • Verify system functionality, and work with hardware engineers to debug system and evaluate performance
    • Monitor and manage the efforts of third-party vendors and suppliers, define product or component specifications, qualification efforts, and development schedules


    Education & Experience:

    • PhD or MS degree in Engineering and/or Science with 2+ years of experience in developing medical/diagnostics devices.
    • Familiarity with Zemax, Code V, or other optical design packages.
    • Experience with rapid prototyping.
    • Hands-on building and familiarity with general prototype principles and processes
    • Experience in conceptualizing innovative and creative designs using strong analytical and problem-solving skills


    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Knowledge of retinal imaging technologies such as fundus camera, autofluorescence, SLO, or OCT imaging is preferred.
    • Strong understanding of optical and imaging systems.
    • Strong understanding of system, electrical, and mechanical design, as well as software integration.
    • Strong programming skills, including C/C++, Matlab, Python and others
    • Proven ability to solve problems independently and manage the workload of multiple projects and tasks
    • Ability to effectively and clearly communicate technical concepts, ideas and knowledge to other individuals and teams.
    • Working knowledge of common laboratory test/inspection equipment is preferred.




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