Senior Modeling Engineer

What is Bigfoot Biomedical?
Bigfoot believes people living with insulin-requiring diabetes deserve relief from its daily burden. We envision a world where the emotional, mental, physical, and financial burden of diabetes has been significantly reduced. We are passionately dedicated to delivering simpler, safer, and more effective solutions for life with insulin.
We are personally committed to the mission of improving the lives of people with diabetes through the application of smart technology. We bring deep and nuanced understanding of customer needs, demonstrated technical capabilities in developing and commercializing technology, and proven business acumen in funding and growing startups into profitable publicly traded enterprises.
What we are building at Bigfoot Biomedical
Bigfoot is building diabetes management solutions integrating data, software, smart devices, and people. This is your chance to join a small but very talented team!

Bigfoot is looking for an energetic and driven Senior Modeling Engineer to join our model-based design (MBD) team. In this position you will be developing algorithms and systems that either directly integrate into our devices or support overall system design activities. You will be a member of a team developing commercial Class 3 medical devices.

What will you do at Bigfoot Biomedical?


What you do here at Bigfoot will largely be defined by your existing skills and desire to grow to help us achieve the above. We have an employee-friendly working environment that provides bike racks and showers, lunch and snacks, and flexible hours. Our culture helps us stay focused on our goals.
We have competitive benefits. We have a great team culture. We understand that we all need to succeed as a team. We have fun while we're building a solution we can be proud of.


If you're ready to make a dent in the universe, join the mission, and feel like what you do every day isn't just a job, come talk to us!


Bigfoot Biomedical, Inc., provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • You will design, implement and test algorithms and solutions through modeling and simulation.
    • You will analyze high-level requirements and needs.
    • You will create tests / simulations to ensure designs meet requirements.
    • You will meet quality standards and requirements for model-based design.
    • You will work cross-functionally with other teams. In particular you will work with software / firmware developers and architects to integrate model-generated code into the system.
    • You will plan, track and coordinate tasks within team planning meetings, following Agile / Lean rituals.

    Must haves we're looking for:

    • 4+ years of model-based design experience (demonstrated ability to perform computational analysis, modeling, and simulation tasks).
    • Experience using MATLAB, Simulink and Stateflow
    • Experience with embedded systems (hardware and firmware)
    • Systems Engineering Experience

    We'd prefer if you also have:

    • Knowledge of control systems and / or signal processing
    • Familiarity with code generation workflows
    • Familiarity with system architecting
    • Familiar with IEC 60601 and IEC 62304 series standards
    • Familiar with the FDA Quality System Regulation
    • Knowledge of safety-driven design methodologies
    • Familiar with physical system modeling
    • Familiar with formal verification and validation workflows
    • Strong technical / leadership skills: decisive, determined, strategic and able to lead, motivate, and inspire others.
    • Experienced communicator / presenter of technical information with a quality focus to internal as well as external partners.
    • Well organized and possess excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple areas of responsibility concurrently.  
    • Flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced, start-up environment.
    • Team player / builder; possess a “can-do” attitude.
    • Results and goal oriented; a true professional who can deliver on budget and on time. Ability and desire to be proactive not just reactive; a questioning mindset.
    • A creative thinker; one who looks for new and innovative ways of doing things.

    Educational Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree (BS) in an engineering discipline or computer science.
    • Master's degree (MS) is desirable