R&D Engineering Program Manager – Medical Diagnostic

San Diego, CA 92121

Posted: 09/18/20 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry or Function: Engineer Job Number: MM07302020-2 Compensation: $125,000-$160,000/annual plus bonus and robust benefits package

Job Description

Do you enjoy managing engineering projects and collaborating with both an engineering team as well as executives on a regular basis?  Do you have experience managing a medical device project from concept to 510K approval and launch?  Do you enjoy working for a small, fast-paced, startup type environment?  If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!


TriStaff is partnering with a growing biotech company in San Diego to find a qualified Engineering Program Manager for its team.  This person must have a technical background and be comfortable working with a team of engineers to ensure successful completion of their development projects.  This person must also be comfortable reporting directly to the Executive team on progress.  This person should have prior experience working for a small company and also prior experience managing a product through 510K submission. 

If interested and qualified, please email your resume to Megan Marsh, mmarsh@tristaff.com

Some of the Job Duties for this role:

  • Provide project management leadership to cross-functional product development teams
  • Provide executive leadership team with frequent updates
  • Proactively assess project performance, deadlines, prioritization, etc.
  • Communicate regularly with team members on status and changes


Job Requirements and Qualifications Needed:


  • BS/BA degree in Science or Engineering.
  • At least 5 years of experience in project management within the medical device or biotechnology space.
  • Prior experience working for a small to mid-sized company.
  • Experience leading at least one program from concept to launch.





Some of the great benefits offered:


  • 95% employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Stock options
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Onsite gym
  • Opportunity to work for a well-funded company with a strong leadership team to bring a desired medical diagnostic product to the market


Meet Your Recruiter

Megan Marsh

I am an East Coast native and earned a BA degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia. After recruiting for a year in Washington, D.C., I moved out to San Diego, CA and joined TriStaff in 2007 as a Technical Recruiter. Since 2013, I’ve been an Engineering & Executive Search Recruiter, specializing in hardware engineering recruitment within Southern California. The majority of my clients are small, well-funded startups within the medical device and consumer electronics industries. Positions that I specialize in: Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Engineers, Systems Engineers, Operations, Project Managers. I’m also the proud mother of two strong-willed daughters, and my husband is the Director of Operations at a local startup Medical Device Company, so I’m deeply embedded in the engineering space!
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