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At IntuiTap Medical, we are eliminating the guesswork, frustration, and pain from spinal needle placements. VerTouch, our handheld, easy-to-use device, combines tactile imaging and needle placement to enable accurate placement of needles for lumbar punctures, epidurals, and spinal anesthesia. We are currently expanding our team and have the following positions open. 
Applications should be submitted through IntuiTap's LinkedIn page or indeed.

Head of Sales

IntuiTap Medical is a revolutionary medical device startup eliminating the guesswork, frustration, and pain from spinal needle placements. Our novel device, VerTouch, is a handheld, easy-to-use device that combines tactile imaging and needle placement to enable accurate placement of needles for lumbar punctures, epidurals, and spinal anesthesia.

 

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Head of Sales to lead the successful launch of our innovative medical device into the emergency medicine, neurology, and anesthesiology clinical settings. This will be a missionary sales role, driving a shift in purchaser and user mindsets, and challenging traditional approaches within the industry. As Head of Sales, you will be responsible for closing the company’s first sales contracts, managing clinical advisors and KOLS, driving revenue growth, and helping the leadership team position the company for a successful exit. This is a player-coach role with the opportunity to take the lead in establishing sales leads and closing contracts while building and forming the sales team.

 

Principal Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive sales strategy for the novel VerTouch device.

  • Lead sales activities including prospecting, client meetings, and negotiations.

  • Navigate the sales and value analysis processes within target health groups and clinical settings.

  • Set sales goals to target and penetrate key markets and customer segments.

  • Develop and execute training plans for sales reps and end-users to ensure effective use of the product.

  • Build and manage high-performing sales team to achieve sales goals and meet our revenue targets.

  • Leverage existing networks to develop relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers, including clinical advisors, hospital executives, professional societies, and value analysis committees to drive sales and adoption of the product.

  • Identify new market opportunities, assess the competitive landscape, and provide recommendations for market expansion and product positioning.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including R&D, regulatory, quality, and manufacturing, to ensure a successful launch and ongoing commercial success.

  • Provide regular sales forecasts and contribute to the development of annual sales budgets and financial plans.

  • Monitor sales performance metrics, analyze data, and generate reports to track progress towards sales targets and identify areas for improvement based on customer feedback.

  • Stay current with industry trends, competitor activities, and clinical changes to inform strategic decision-making and optimize sales strategies.

  • Participate in industry conferences, trade shows, and networking events to promote company products and build strategic partnerships.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, or other related field. MBA is preferred.

  • Demonstrated success driving revenue growth and achieving sales targets for novel medical devices.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in sales roles within the medical device industry, including start-up/small business experience.

  • Experience selling in emergency medicine, neurology and/or anesthesiology is strongly preferred.

  • Experience selling non-capital medical equipment, combined disposable/reusable products strongly preferred.

  • Experience presenting to value analysis committees and working with professional societies.

  • Strong network and existing relationships with key stakeholders in the medical device industry.

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and compliance in the medical device industry.

  • Exceptional communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, enabling effective relationship-building and influencing key decision makers.

  • Excellent leadership skills, enabling inspiration and motivation of a sales team.

  • Strategic thinker with a deep understanding of market trends and competitive dynamics and the ability to translate insights into impactful and effective sales strategies.

  • Experience developing and executing training plans for sales representatives and end-users, ensuring effective product utilization and customer satisfaction.

  • Basic clinical domain knowledge in the areas of anesthesia, neurology or emergency medicine preferred.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment.

 

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter, highlighting your relevant experience and qualifications, to IntuiTap’s CEO, Jessica Traver: jtraver@intuitapmedical.com.

Senior Systems Engineer - Sensors

This is a full-time, technical role in a mature start-up environment, responsible for supporting the imaging core technology of the existing product iteration and future product generations. The candidate will work directly under the Director of Engineering and in collaboration with the rest of technical team. The ideal candidate will apply knowledge of sensing technologies, and medical imaging software and electronics to optimize the performance of IntuiTap’s products.

IntuiTap operates a hybrid work model, blending in-office and remote work as activities or projects require. Candidates will need to be located within the Chicago metropolitan area and able to attend IntuiTap’s Chicago office located at mHub on Chicago Avenue up to 1-2 times per week.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Applies knowledge of sensing system to leads technical activities supporting development and testing of a biomechanical imaging system.

  • Develops and integrates sensing components and subsystems.

  • Develops algorithms to support optimization of image acquisition, processing, and visualization.

  • Originates and updates imaging system specifications.

  • Coordinates with firmware engineering/embedded systems team members for integration of prototype code into manufactured units.

  • Supports sensor manufacture through qualified suppliers.

  • Leads test development and data analysis for sensor and imaging testing, documenting and summarizing results, as necessary.

  • Offers technical assistance for ongoing testing.

  • Commits to communicating technical progress to the rest of the team with a regular cadence.

  • Contributes to Design History File assembly and maintenance.

  • Contributes to further development of the product, as laid out in IntuiTap’s product roadmap.

  • Provides concepts and documentation toward expansion of company’s IP portfolio.

  • Supports development of technical proposals for future grant applications.

  • Keeps abreast of latest developments related to the core technology.

  • Works compliantly within the company’s quality system.

 

Qualifications

Required

  • MS or higher in a relevant engineering discipline such as electrical engineering and computer science.

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of medical engineering experience.

  • Deep knowledge of sensing systems.

  • Deep knowledge of software development for image processing and analysis in medical devices.

  • Proficiency in Python programming language.

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills targeting technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Team player that enjoys working in a collaborative team culture.

 

Preferred

  • Familiarity with start-up environments.

  • Experience with machine learning for medical imaging.

  • Proficiency in CAD (SolidWorks preferred).

  • Proficiency in C programming language.

  • Experience working with sensor manufacturers.

  • Experience working in the regulated medical device industry.

Please apply for this job here.

Embedded Software Engineer

The purpose of this position is to support the company’s needs for embedded and Windows PC-based software development. The position will be responsible for the development of software for new products, new product features, and modifications/updates to existing products and manufacturing support software.

 

This is a technical role requiring problem identification, solution development, and implementation capabilities. The position will report to the head of operations and engineering and work collaboratively with the product development engineering team.

 

IntuiTap operates a hybrid work model blending in-office and remote work as activities or projects require. Candidates will need to be located within the Chicago metropolitan area and able to attend IntuiTap’s Chicago office located at mHub on Chicago Avenue up to 1-2 times per week.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Working with a multidiscipline team to develop product software requirements and translate requirements into design patterns.

  • Develop code to implement defined requirements compliant to the company standards and policies.

  • Complete iterative development and test cycles demonstrating correct functionality to requirements and test criteria.

  • Plan and coordinate code analysis and reviews.

  • Update product requirements, software/firmware architecture, and design description documentation to accurately capture design compliant to company and regulatory processes.

  • Undertake as required software/firmware unit and integration testing. Developing protocols, executing, and documenting result reports.

  • Develop functional software test protocols. Coordinate testing in collaboration with the product testing resources.

  • Design and develop prototype systems for the evaluation of potential product enhancements.

  • Research and evaluate sensors and other system components to support future product enhancements and iterations.

  • Investigate potential product issues and customer concerns to identify defects and establish corrective actions.

  • Expertise with development tools for revision control, bug tracking, peer code review, etc.

 

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant engineering discipline such as electrical or electronic engineering, or computer science.  

  • Minimum of 4-6 years of engineering experience, preferably within the medical device industry, implementing and updating product software.  

  • Proficient in the ‘C’ and ‘C#’ programing languages. Knowledge of C++ and Python programing.

  • Proficient with embedded firmware development in a real time microcontroller hardware environment.

  • Able to develop and translate program requirements into software designs, implement and test code.

  • Knowledge of medical device regulatory requirements and quality management systems

  • Experience working with product management and quality systems software systems.

  • Prior experience working with a contract manufacturer within the medical device industry.

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills targeting technical and non-technical audiences.

  • High level of competence with MS office tools and specifically Word and Excel.

  • Team player that enjoys working in a collaborative team culture.

  • Familiarity with start-up environments and able to successfully balance business and quality system needs to achieve company objectives.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with experience in data analysis and interpretation.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

  • Good project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

 

Preferred

  • Experience working with the STM32 family of 32-bit microcontrollers based on the Arm Cortex.

  • Experience working with the STM32CubeIDE development environment.

  • Electronics design skills, able to design and assemble prototype electronics for evaluation and testing.

  • Experience programing within the Arduino C variant programing environment.

  • Experience with the Arena product lifecycle management system

  • Experience reading schematics and data sheets for components.

  • Experience using emulators and hardware debugging tools.

Please apply for this job here.

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