Lead System Designer/Engineer H/F

Marseille /
R & D – System /
CDI statut cadre
/ Hybrid
🫀Who we are?

Improving the lives of patients suffering from Atrial Fibrillation (a pathology causing an irregular heart rate) thanks to artificial intelligence ? It is possible ! 

The creation of Volta Medical follows the discovery of a new complex medical procedure to treat atrial fibrillation (the most common cardiac arrhythmia in the world) by the company’s founders, world experts in interventional rhythmology and intracardiac signal analysis. 

Volta Medical is an innovative start-up based in Marseille, whose goal is to provide a range of artificial intelligence-based products to guide the cardiologist during ablation-type procedures.

We started this adventure 7 years ago and our team now has nearly 70 employees in France, Germany and the United States ! We completed a $27 million Series A round in November 2020 and a $36 million Series B round in January 2023.

🫀Our values

    • Be a pioneer: Be brave. Don’t be scared of researching, exploring, trying and sometimes failing.
    • Improve patients’ lives: Create products to provide electrophysiologists with the best user-experience possible, to help them improve the lives of patients.
    • Strive for excellence: Push yourselves to deliver the highest quality in everything you do. Learn from your mistakes and aim for the best.
    • Collaborate as a team: Welcome to a multidisciplinary and a diversified team ! Try to understand people from different cultures and environments. Confront your ideas and have fun !


    • As a member of the Engineering team, you will be responsible for the design and development of
    • Volta’s product in its system aspects. Working closely with product managers, R&D experts, quality
      and regulatory teams, you will bring your expertise to integrate the Software and Hardware
      components, ensuring the delivery of a reliable, maintainable product in compliance with standards.

      Reporting to the VP of Engineering, you will:

    • Interact with Product Managers to turn user and product requirements into system designs and system requirements
    • Work with cross-functional teams to develop requirements flow down, architecture/system design and analysis, risk analysis, integration and testing
    • Coordinate the system integration and ensure the balance between functionality, quality, reliability, compliance and cost
    • Lead the R&D activities related to Hardware (computer and accessories) : specification, component selection, test (including electrical safety and electromagnetic compatibility)
    • Manage the technical relationship with suppliers for all product- and R&D-related support material of software
    • Establish the system's performance framework
    • Identify and monitor technical risks. When needed, work with Software, Data Science Teams to conduct technical feasibility studies.
    • Ensure regular Technical Design Reviews are conducted.
    • Work with the management team to drive the project per roadmap with given resources.
    • Negotiate feature trade-off when needed.
    • Working with Regulatory team, implement system risk management activities (Risk identification, Assessment and Mitigation) and support Usability activities.
    • Provide all required documentation deliverable and regulatory artifacts
    • Develop a transversal and long-term vision for the system, providing inputs for strategic technology decisions
    • Contribute to the creation of intellectual property


    • Graduate from a master’s / engineering school (BAC + 5)
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in the field of complex medical devices containing software and hardware
    • Experience in developing innovative products (prototypes, pre-industrialization)
    • Mastery of medical normative standards ISO 14971, 21 CFR 820, IEC 60601-1, IEC 60601-1-2, IEC 62366-1
    • Knowledge of causal analysis methods
    • Industrialization and post-market experience
    • Fluency in English
    • Excellent communication and synthesis skills for decision-making
    • Team player attitude
    • Leadership and Influence skills
    • Proactivity
    • Analytical skills for problem solving
    • Customer and product culture in the medical field
    • Flexibility and open-mindedness in a changing/innovative context

    • At Volta Medical, we are convinced that diversity and inclusion are real strengths for the company. Our opportunities are open to all, we encourage you to apply !

🫀 What we can offer you at Volta Medical

    • A fixed gross compensation ranging between 65 and 75 K€ a year as well as a variable part, both depending on your profile 
    • A pleasant work environment, with ideally located offices in the 6th district of Marseille offering a magnificent view upon Notre Dame de la Garde and the Mediterranean Sea. 
    • The possibility of working from home 2 days a week
    • Passionate colleagues that have the same goal in mind: improve patients’ lives
    • A corporate culture based on innovation, empowerment and collaboration.
    • An international environment that allows you to practice your best american accent
    • Prospects of ambitious evolutions with various internal mobilities
    • Regular team building events, breakfasts for gourmands and for the people enjoying sport activities, free weekly yoga classes and preferential rates for a gym subscription.
    • And more traditional advantages: a lunch voucher card (Swile), a good health insurance (Malakoff Humanis), a vacation bonus, RTTs in addition to paid vacation, as well as exceptional days of absence on top of those provided in the collective agreement (compensation hold in case of illness starting from 6 months of seniority, additional days for a sick child, moving leave, etc.) 

    • Join a company on a human scale, whose operations leave room for initiative and innovation in the service of patients.

🫀 Our recruitment process

    • Interview with the N+1
    • Technical test/Situational setting 
    • Reference Check and motivation test
    • Culture fit interview with a member of the HR team and a Volta ambassador
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