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Accessor for Functional Safety and Software for Medical Devices

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Munich
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: SETH29112017
  • Sector: Clinical, EPM Scientific
  • Date posted: 29/11/2017
Job Description 

A global Notified Body is seeking an experienced Accessor for Functional Safety and Software for Medical Devices to be based in Germany. The Accessor will test Active Medical Devices according to relevant standards for Functional Safety and Software Safety and shall have relevant Functional Safety or Safety experience. 

This role is ideal for a Functional Safety or Safety professional who is looking to broaden their experience within Medical Devices. This position allows significant exposure to the product life-cycle of an array of active Medical Devices and hands-on Functional Safety and Safety practice.  Therefore, this role requires a highly communicative candidate with a solid foundation in either Functional Safety or Safety. 


Company Overview 

This company is an industry leader and a globally recognised brand in certification and testing. My client prides itself on its employee-centric culture, which promotes steady development, global opportunities, and unparalleled training. 


  • Testing of active medical devices to relevant safety standards
  • Evaluating the development cycle of active medical devices
  • Evaluating technical documentation of medical devices
  • Auditing manufacturer quality systems according to relevant standards
  • Project execution
  • New client acquisition
  • Participation/presentation at conferences and expert groups

  • Masters Degree in either of the following: Electrical Engineering, Physics, Telecommunication Engineering, Medical Engineering, Computer Science
  • Experience in software development/ Experience with high-level programming languages
  • Experience with standards ideally IEC 62304 and IEC 60601-1 clause 14 PEMS or IEC 61508
  • Experience with medical devices or safety-relevant applications
  • Industry knowledge in the fields: Functional Safety (non-medical application) or Safety and Essential Performance of active Medical Devices class IIb or III
  • Willing to travel up to 50%
  • Soft skills: Excellent analytical skills and quick comprehension, ability to abstract, result oriented, precise and reliable work style, ability to work in a team, ability to work under high pressure, customer orientation, intercultural skills to work in an international environment


  • Ongoing training and career development
  • Flexible working
  • Private healthcare and life insurance
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Group pension plan
  • Subsidised restaurant and have free parking at our site


  • Apply here if you are interested in this opportunity or if you would like a confidential discussion about your career opportunities please contact or phone +442038712405



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