Design Staff Engineer – F/M


Compensation and Logistics

  • Contact type : Full-Time Permanent Contract (CDI)
  • Statuts:  Executive
  • Location: Clichy (subway line 13 or subway line 14, high-speed train service linking Paris to the suburbs : line RER C, train L, bus 74 or 341…)
  • Benefits: luncheon vouchers (€8.50 per day worked), health insurance (employer pays 50%), provident fund (employer pays 100%), travel pass (employer pays 50%), 8 to 12 days RTT/year, 25 days CA/year.
  • Recruitment context: job creation
  • Partial teleworking possible (60 days/year)
  • Available from May 2024.

Please send your CV to:, reference « Design Staff Engineer ».

Company description

CorWave is a medical technology startup, developing biomimetic implantable heart pumps with the goal of improving the survival and daily lives of patients with heart failure. 🫀

The CorWave pump with undulating membrane is a disruptive technology protected by over 50 patents and 20 years of research. Funded by leading international investors, supported by renowned surgeons, with more than 80 employees of more than 13 different nationalities, CorWave aims to become a global leader.

The “EPIC” values are at the heart of the company’s success and drive CorWavers in this scientific, medical, industrial and profoundly human adventure: Each other together, Persist with passion, Innovate for patients and Cultivate trust.

Recruitment context

Are you looking for an exciting professional adventure within a dynamic company? We’re a passionate team that has made the leap from R&D 🔬 to industrial production. 🏭

Join us to be part of a committed industrial team, where innovation is our driving force and excellence our destination. 🤝

Our mission? To manufacture ultra-high-performance, ultra-reliable heart pumps to improve the lives of patients suffering from advanced heart failure. 👨‍⚕️

If you are ready to take on the challenge with determination, professionalism in an agile environment then this is the opportunity for you.

Welcome to the team where every beat counts!

Job description

As a Design Staff Engineer, you will be part of a team of 3-5 employees.

You will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Creation of specifications for the subsystem for which he/she is responsible (algo, electronic board, etc.)
  • Design or manage subsystems based on specifications
  • Definition of a detailed schedule and budget to achieve the objectives set by the company
  • Contribute to the development of a complete product test and analysis protocol.
  • Root cause analysis to solve problems
  • Creation or updating of required quality assurance documentation
  • Development or optimization of subsystem based on test results.


  • You have at least 5 years’ higher education in an engineering school (specializing in mechanical engineering or biomedical engineering)
  • You have at least 8 to 10 years’ experience in a similar position in the medical device sector, or in a variety of demanding environments (high production quality) such as aeronautics, aerospace, automotive or other regulated mechanical industries
  • You have already managed teams of 2-5 people (team coordination, technical reference, guaranteeing smooth operation, etc.)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential for this position (international environment).
Specific knowledge
  • Technical expertise in a specific field (algo, math…)
  • Knowledge of project management tools
  • Knowledge of technical expertise standards and regulatory requirements.
Technical skills
  • Proficiency in CAD software (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Project
  • Rapid prototyping and manufacturing processes
  • Tolerance analysis, 2D drawing generation, GD&T modeling, GPS and 3D CAD
  • Knowledge of ISO + GPS dimensioning concepts.
People skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Precision, method and rigor
  • Agility
  • Taste for teamwork
  • Good communication skills.

Recruitment Process

  1. Pre-qualification (telephone or on Teams)
  2. Manager interview (on Teams or on site)
  3. Workshop + HR interview (on site)
  4. Taking up references.