Simulation Development Engineer I – Simulation Engineering




Full Time

Standard Hours per Week


Job Posting Description
At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Simulator Program and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

The Simulation Development Engineer contributes to the activities of the Boston Children’s Simulator program as directed, performs a variety of engineering support in the planning, design, production of products, tools, and other mechanical and digital assets in support of the services provided by the SIMPeds Engineering Core. Additional information regarding the Simulator Program can be found on www.simpeds.org

The Simulation Development Engineer I will be responsible for:

  • Contributing to concept development and product design development team projects and may lead small scale projects.
  • Incorporating technical expertise, artistic ability, and understanding of mechanisms and prototype fabrication techniques, including RTV silicone molding, 3D printing to design novel devices and systems.
  • Using digital engineering design (SolidWorks preferred) and digital artwork generation tools (Mudbox®, Maya®, ZBrush) to develop drawings and specifications.
  • Fabricating devices for healthcare simulation, clinical and research applications, as per requester’s specifications or conceptual ideas with the aid of drawings, sketches and verbal descriptions, using hand and power tools.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of the engineering studio and its equipment and adherence to local practices and guidelines for the internal procedures and equipment use.
  • Maintaining an awareness of technological advances in areas of interest and advises management team.
  • Supporting the identification of improvements to existing services or addition of a new service to the SIMPeds Engineering Core.

To qualify, you must have:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or similar field and 2 years of related experience.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and written.
  • Ability to follow established best work practices.
  • Ability to effectively work in a team, and to think critically, analyze options and to create great solutions to problems not previously encountered.
  • Ability to approach the role with curiosity and persistent desire for continuous learning to maintain technical competence.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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