Surmodics is pursuing highly differentiated medical devices that are designed to address unmet clinical needs and engineered to the most demanding requirements. The Company mission remains to improve the detection and treatment of disease. Ready to make a difference by utilizing your talents?

In recent news, Surmodics is pleased to announce the acquisition of Vetex Medical Limited, located in Galway. This acquisition demonstrates our commitment to the expansion of our thrombectomy platform.

We are looking for a Product Development Engineer II to join us in our mission. This role is based in our facility in Galway City. 


To perform technical work to develop proprietary medical devices from concept through manufacturing and launch under general supervision and guidelines.


Technical Support/Leadership 

  • Participate as a technical role on multiple cross-functional development teams that manage projects from concept through commercialization
  • Assist in conceptualization, design and development of new devices or elements of new devices with the intent of commercialization per Quality System Requirements
  • Contribute to design/development of product line extensions and product improvements
  • Accurately and efficiently assist with translating user and patient needs through design requirements, design specifications, and into verified/validated devices and procedures
  • Applies knowledge and skills to successfully address and resolve technical problems and challenges
  • May contribute to invention disclosures
  • Ability to modify method processes or parameters to achieve desired results
  • Performs with minimal supervision, in a timely manner


  • Communicate project plans and status cross-functionally to facilitate the product development process
  • Author protocols and reports including engineering studies using basic statistical methods
  • Communicate with outside suppliers as needed

Laboratory and Production 

  • Assist with verification and validation activities through regulatory clearance and design transfer
  • Develop robust test methods and design test fixtures to ensure that selected materials and prototype designs are accurately evaluated against the specification and requirements
  • Design, assemble and evaluate rapid prototype models in order to assess technical feasibility of various solutions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and 3 + years related technical experience preferably in catheter development
  • Ability to apply analytical skills and scientific technical principles in problem solving and development
  • Demonstrated computer skills preferably Solidworks, spreadsheets, word processing, database and other applicable software programs
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Good understanding of statistics and statistics software preferred
  • Working knowledge of international standards as applicable to the department

Surmodics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a bonus program, Defined Contribution Pension with employer match, employee stock purchase plan and stock options.

Surmodics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, civil status or members of traveller communities.


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