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Since 1992, Omnicell (NASDAQ: OMCL) has been inspired to create safer and more efficient ways to manage medications and supplies across all care settings. As a leader in medication and supply dispensing automation, central pharmacy automation, IV robotics, analytics software, and medication adherence and packaging systems, Omnicell is focused on improving care across the entire healthcare continuum—from the acute care hospital setting, to post-acute skilled nursing and long-term care facilities, to the patient’s home.

Over 4,000 customers worldwide use Omnicell® automation and analytics solutions to increase operational efficiency, reduce medication errors, deliver actionable intelligence and improve patient safety.

Omnicell’s innovative medication adherence solutions, used by over 32,000 institutional and retail pharmacies in North America and the United Kingdom, are designed to improve patient adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions.

Recent Omnicell acquisitions, including Ateb, add distinct capabilities, particularly in central pharmacy, IV robotics, and pharmacy software, creating the broadest medication management product portfolio in the industry.

Principal Systems Engineer



Principal Systems Engineer

The Principal Systems Engineer is responsible for system requirements definition, design concept formation, verification and validation of complex hardware and software medication management systems.  The Systems Engineer works closely with program management, software engineering, hardware engineering, and total product validation teams throughout the product development lifecycle to ensure that products meet overall system objectives.  This position resides within the Product Integration function of the Program Services Engineering team.


  • Establish best practices and methodology for systems engineering across various product lines
  • Drive collaboration between SW engineering, SW quality assurance, HW engineering, HW test, and Firmware teams through a practical systems engineering process throughout the product development lifecycle.
  • Develop system goals and requirements for complex systems.  Able to balance business, technical, and customer requirements.  Identify and monitor system metrics.
  • Create alternative system design concepts and selection criteria. 
  • Develop integration test requirements from inception to final requirements verification and validation.  Define test strategy for internal and external customer beta testing.
  • Coordinate integrated system verification/validation efforts across engineering test disciplines.  Guide and perform system test execution.  Analyze results and validate requirements.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated ability to practically apply Systems Engineering frameworks and best practices to product development
  • Ability to identify root causes of complex problems, define options, and facilitate decision making with appropriate data. Experience with Root Cause and Corrective Action.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Reliability Engineering, FMEA methods, DFx processes, and regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a broad spectrum of individuals, teams, and functions to drive effective collaboration and results.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to cascade information, influence decisions, and align team members and executives. 
  • Candidate needs to be self-motivated and be able to determine and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of combined experience in design, development, validation, and installation of complex systems involving the integration of hardware, software, and firmware
  • Experience in requirements analysis, systems engineering, technical project management, process improvement, and risk management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master degree in an engineering discipline

Work Conditions:

  • Office environment
  • Up to 50% travel may be required to customer sites and corporate locations

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Omnicell will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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