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Creavo Medical Technologies is a global innovator in the development of advanced technology to enable healthcare professionals to accurately and rapidly detect medical conditions, supporting quick decision making to get patients into the correct pathway sooner.

When you join Creavo, you are becoming part of an innovative medical device company that is developing technology to revolutionise the way the healthcare industry manages patients with suspected heart-related problems when they enter emergency departments. The company was first formed to bring to market innovative technology developed by Professor Ben Varcoe, Chair of Quantum Information Science at Leeds University.

While the company is still in its infancy, Creavo has assembled an experienced management team, meaning you will have the excitement and agility that comes with working for a growing company combined with the expertise of an established organisation.

Creavo has headquarters in Coventry and a research facility based in the University of Leeds.

Creavo welcomes applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds and will help you to build a rewarding career path.

Michal
“Since I started working for Creavo, I have enjoyed working with a dynamic, fresh and creative team that”
Michal
Lynda
“Working at Creavo, as a fairly new start-up company, provides a great opportunity for each member of staff to have a stake in the growth and development of the company and to be involved from the beginning to bring an exciting new device to the market, that could help to shape the future of emergency care in the NHS.”
Lynda
Robert
“I joined Creavo to be part of a team creating world-changing medical devices, giving me a huge amounts of job satisfaction, as well as the chance to push and develop myself professionally.”
Robert

Current Vacancies

Reporting to

Principal Research Scientist (Research Team Lead)

Summary of Key Responsibilities and Role

 This is an exciting opportunity to join an Algorithm and Research team to support an award-winning and innovative Cardiac medical device.  The Algorithms Engineer will have the responsibility of developing, implementing and testing a number of algorithms to support medical devices covering sensors (calibration), signal & image processing, feature extraction, data fusion, machine and deep learning.  This role will involve the prototyping of algorithms in Python / MATLAB and the conversion of these algorithms into the target language (C).  Experience of safety critical software is desirable.

In addition, the work will also require the implementation of activities to support good research practices for software and systems engineering development appropriate to medical devices.  This role will also cover the handover (and close working) with the development team of the algorithms and design documents.

Principal responsibilities

  • Development of algorithms (prototyped in Python / MATLAB) to support Medical Devices. This would cover sensors (calibration), signal & image processing, feature extraction, data fusion, machine and deep learning.
  • Implementation of algorithms (prototyped in Python / MATLAB) into the target language (C)
  • Maintain development and programme documentation to a standard required by various medical regulatory and quality standards.
  • Develop algorithm design documentation including algorithm description documents and Verification and Validation Reports
  • Unit testing of algorithms including identifying suitable test scenarios and pass / fail criteria
  • Collation of algorithm design and Verification and Validation Reports using systems engineering and systems requirements

Key Knowledge & Required skills

Essential:

  • MSc or PhD in Mathematics, Data Science, Physics, Machine Learning or Engineering.
  • Strong track record of algorithm development and implementation, ideally for a medical device.
  • Significant experience of working in signal or image processing (e.g. Digital filtering, frequency and time domain analysis, sensor array processing, wavelet analysis, etc.).
  • Ability to demonstrate the application of signal & image processing in support of research projects or the development of a new device / technology.
  • Proficient in Python / MATLAB
  • Proficient in low level language such as C, C++
  • A good understanding of software engineering and system requirement principles including the design, implementation, and verification and validation stages.
  • Project planning and project management skills.
  • An ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally if and when required.
  • Must have a current and valid UK / European driving licence.
  • Must have unrestricted right to work in the UK.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of physiological signal processing (e.g. ECG, MCG, EEG, MEG) or knowledge of cardiac physiology.
  • Experience in applied Deep learning including Neural Networks and Convolutive Neural Networks (MathWorks, Python & TensorFlow).
  • Demonstrable expertise in physiological features extraction (e.g. Hidden Markov Models, Wavelet Encoding, ECG & MCG morphically).
  • Experience in sensor calibration (bias, scaling, magnetometer calibration for soft and hard iron constraints).
  • Experience in Auto-code generation (MATHWORKS)
  • Development of a user interface (UI) for data processing
  • Experience in applied machine learning including clustering, dimensionality reduction, classification (Logistic Regression, KNN, SVM, Naive Bayes, Random Forest etc.) and validation & Performance methods including bootstrapping, stratified sampling, cross-validation,  confusion matrix (specificity, sensitivity, NPV and PPV) and ROC.
  • Time series analysis (e.g. anomaly detection, prediction, epoching, independent component analysis).

*STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Roles for permanent and contract positions will be considered.

All individual applications to be sent to hr@creavomedtech.com

 

Reporting to

Operations Director

Summary of Key Responsibilities and Role

 The Customer Support Engineer will be responsible for coordinating and executing installation, planned maintenance and breakdown/reactive maintenance activities, and coordinating the company’s helpdesk service.

The Engineer is expected to quickly become the product champion, providing an effective technical interface between the customer and Creavo, representing the values of Creavo, whilst acting within the requirements of the company’s Quality Management System. This role involves frequent travel within the UK and occasionally overseas.

Principal Responsibilities

  • As the subject matter expert, provide prompt and professional technical support to Creavo products and customers worldwide.
  • Provide best in class support to customers and authorised service representatives by remote fault diagnosis, technical advice and attendance on-site when issues are escalated beyond the ability of local support resources.
  • Coordinate external service groups and authorised service representatives.
  • Deliver Technical Training to authorised service representatives.
  • Maintain helpdesk and incident logs in line with QMS requirements.
  • Attend meetings to provide technical advice and support to customers and service representatives.
  • Carry out installations including handover & acceptance testing, and support external engineers doing the same.
  • Control Service parts inventory & kits, overseeing despatch and return of spare parts to authorised service representatives and end customers.
  • Coordinate the return to base repair loop.
  • Maintain full and accurate records of all activities, in accordance with company procedures.
  • To provide feedback to product development and design departments in order to continuously improve quality & reliability of existing equipment.

Key knowledge & Required Skills

  • Minimum of 3 years field service experience working within hospital/medical environments including awareness of EBME sign off procedures.
  • Electrical and electronic diagnostic skills down to component level and strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Installing, updating and configuring software.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and confidently, technical aspects of their work to customers, service representatives and medical specialists. This will require good verbal and written communication that is both clear and accurate.
  • Minimum of HNC or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • High level of IT skills, with experience of working with proprietary software as well as Windows OS and Office applications.
  • Demonstrable service delivery experience in a hospital environment or equivalent.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally if and when required.
  • Must have a current and valid UK / European driving licence.
  • Must have unrestricted right to work in the UK.

All applications to hr@creavomedtech.com

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES

Reporting to

Head of Software Development

 The Role

The Software Design Engineer is will lead aspects of C# software development for the next iteration of VitalScan system. The role doesn’t involve people management.

They shall adhere to the applicable medical regulatory and quality standards. The individual will report to Head of Software Development.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Design, create and debug software for Windows OS using safety-critical design approach
  • Create modular, testable code while adhering to company coding standards
  • Follow the software development process flow in a controlled environment
  • Review, analyse and improve existing project documentation
  • Use software management tools such as version control system (either centralised or distributed), and ALM
  • Develop software under IEC62304 workflow (an experience in similar standard such as ISO26262 will be considered)
  • Work closely with Embedded Software Engineering and Electronics Teams
  • Create modern UI elements
  • Create new project documentation by following appropriate standards (either internal or external)
  • Follow project flow as outlined in Quality Management System
  • Assist test engineers in defining test procedures
  • Able to interact with QA and understand their requirements for software design process
  • Review and validate test results if and when required

Please note these tasks are summary examples and not necessarily a comprehensive list.

  Key Knowledge & Personal Skills

  • Expert knowledge and proven experience of C# programming language in desktop Windows environment
  • Expert knowledge of modern Windows OS
  • Ability to create high-availability multi-threaded applications
  • Knowledge and practical experience of communication protocols including but not limited to: USB (VCOM) and RS-232.
  • Expert in WPF
  • Good understanding of modern practices such as MVVM
  • Must be able to understand code written by others (including 3rd-parties)
  • Defensive programming
  • Must be comfortable working in a small flexible, multidisciplinary and diverse team
  • Must have a current and valid UK / European driving licence.
  • Willing to assist other team member (software or other disciplines).
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Must be able to work with only a minimal supervision
  • Must have unrestricted right to work in the UK

Desirable skills

  • Experience in WinForms
  • Programming experience in safety-critical environment (IEC62304 preferred; other standards such as ISO26262 or DO-178C also considered)
  • Knowledge of communication with embedded microcontrollers
  • Knowledge of Windows Embedded operation in ARM-based environment
  • Understanding of production environment needs
  • Experience of software engineering adhering to FDA specification

All applications to be sent to hr@creavomedtech.com

Strictly no agencies

Reporting to

 Head of Software Development

Summary of Key Responsibilities and Role

 The Lead Software Verification Engineer will lead aspects of safety critical software verification in accordance with internationally recognised and applicable standards. Software under test shall include a mixture of PC and embedded software, with its associated hardware.

The Lead Software Verification Engineer shall adhere to the applicable medical regulatory and quality standards, for example IEC 62304 and company QMS.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Create requirements driven test plans, test suites, test cases and test environments (hardware and software)
  •  Drive the testing effort within project constraints, while accounting for applicable standards, and established company processes
  • Work within the company’s Quality Management System
  • Execute tests, as needed and ensure that all test outcomes are fully documented
  • Be fully engaged within an issue management lifecycle in a controlled environment
  • Identify test resourcing requirements, tools and people, to compete all test activities
  • Support, as required, other teams for development and characterisation activities
  • Capable of verifying both PC based and real time embedded software
  • Able to interact with QA and understand their requirements for software design and verification process documentation

Please note these tasks are summary examples and not necessarily a comprehensive list.

 Key Knowledge & Personal Skills

 Expert knowledge and proven experience of safety critical software verification, ideally within a medical device environment, though other comparable environments will be considered: rail, automotive and aerospace for example

  • Expert knowledge of test planning and test case creation for embedded systems which will include use of software IDE and ability to use standard test equipment
  • Expert knowledge of test planning and test case creation for PC based systems
  • Ability to take ownership of all test activities and ensuring that they are completed to the required standards and timescales
  • Expert knowledge of software development lifecycle within safety critical environments
  • Working knowledge of the following types of software tools (examples identified): software version control (e.g. SVN / CVS), issue management (e.g. JIRA / Redmine / MKS / SpiraTeam), embedded software IDE (e.g. IAR / Keil / Eclipse) and document management processes.
  • Must be able to work with only minimal supervision
  • Must be comfortable working in a small flexible, multidisciplinary and dynamic team
  • Must have a current and valid UK / European driving licence
  • Willing to assist other team members (software or other disciplines)
  • Able to work under time pressure and to deliver work to agreed time plans
  • Able to travel domestically and internationally if required
  • Must have unrestricted right to work in the UK
  • At least 5 years’ experience in verification

 Desirable Skills

 Knowledge of embedded microcontrollers with specific regard to verification methods and techniques

  • Experience of software verification adhering to European and US standards
  • Understanding of final product build verification within a production environment
  • Some knowledge of C language in embedded environment
  • Some knowledge of C++ or C#
  • Some knowledge of Python language

All applications to be sent to hr@creavomedtech.com

Reporting to

Business Development Director

Summary of Key Responsibilities and Role

Reporting to the Business Development Director, the Marketing Assistant will assist in the implementation of the Marketing Strategies, the design and creation of the marketing material along with providing day to day support within the department.

The Marketing Assistant will coordinate marketing events and build strong relationships with distributors globally.  Campaign management, analysis and preparing reports for improvements will be a key part of the role focusing on planning and marketing strategies.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Assisting in promotional strategies and implementation in line with corporate goals.
  • A degree level education in a marketing/ business related discipline.
  • Coordinating marketing projects, including research, logistics, client lists.
  • Assisting in producing and coordinating marketing materials.
  • Sales experience or can demonstrate how they have gained strong understanding of customer needs/insights and applied these to their marketing career.
  • Plan, implement and run marketing campaigns.
  • Assisting in and attending promotional events globally.
  • Collating campaign data efficiently allowing critical assessment to support future campaign strategies.
  • Producing written reports and presenting opportunities for improvements of campaigns.
  • Helping to drive online traffic with web-related campaigns- writing online content/ press releases – internet based communication updates, social media programmes and related communications.
  • Establishing and maintaining working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Experience of briefing and managing external agencies (creative/med communications).
  • Assisting the Business Development Director as required.

 Key Knowledge & Required skills

 Be driven and self-motivated, with plenty of energy and initiative.

  • Knowledge of marketing principles.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of SalesForce.com would be preferable.
  • Ambitious and bursting with ideas.
  • Event management experience.
  • Media experience.
  • Experience with Medical devices advantageous.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer and IT literate, experienced in Microsoft software.
  • Strong team player and able to work on own initiative.
  • Work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Must have unrestricted right to work in the UK.
  • Must have a current and valid UK/European driving licence.

This role will suit someone who has recently graduated in marketing and /or looking to start a career in marketing in a fast-growing, dynamic environment.

All applications to be sent to hr@creavomedtech.com