Sr Director Algorithm Engineering at Dexcom, Inc in San Diego, California

Posted in Other 26 days ago.

Job Description:

About Dexcom

Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM), develops and markets Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems for ambulatory use by people with diabetes and by healthcare providers for the treatment of people with diabetes. The company is the leader in transforming diabetes care and management by providing CGM technology to help patients and healthcare professionals better manage diabetes. Since the company's inception, Dexcom has focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions that are best in class - while empowering the community to take control of diabetes. Dexcom reported full-year 2022 revenues of $2.9B, a growth of 18% over 2021. Headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company employs over 8,000 people worldwide.

Where you come in:

  • As the Senior Director of the Algorithms Engineering organization, you will lead the development and implementation of the embedded signal processing, glucose calibration, and fault detection algorithms; Improving upon Dexcom's current glucose sensing product platform as well as the development and introduction of algorithms used in novel continuous sensing products expanding Dexcom's portfolio of connected health solutions.

  • You will be responsible for Dexcom's embedded algorithm designs and technologies in Dexcom's continuous biosensor products; ensuring industry leading performance in clinical accuracy and real-world use reliability.

  • You will enable new insights and business opportunities through data and data analytics of product clinical and field performance, especially regarding accuracy and reliability.

  • You will play a pivotal role in developing strategic algorithm roadmaps, managing, and mentoring a world-class talented team of scientists and engineers on product design and development, and delivering robust product algorithm design solutions to the business and customers we serve.

  • You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the department - managing budgets and expenses, staffing to support the business need, overseeing the activities of the team, review and approvals of design and change management documentation and design control deliverables.

  • You will present yourself as a role model for leadership behavior across the organization - communication and collaboration, being dependable and delivering results, developing talent and serving with integrity and passion, and thinking big by championing long term scenarios and strategy.

What makes you successful:

  • Proven experience in leading and managing teams focused on end-to-end lifecycle of product development from digital signal processing, algorithms engineering and architecture, design documentation and verification testing and reports, firmware implementation, and data analytics in measurement systems.

  • Industry-leading expertise in methods of statistical estimation, joint probabilities, and modeling; methods of applied machine learning to minimize error and achieve best possible outcomes; data analytics on large and complex datasets consisting of multiple signals and dependencies. Experience with design and clinical testing of medical devices preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to drive technology development and influence commercial product strategy. Track record of successful development and commercialization of sensing and measurement systems preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple goals and priorities, allocation of resources and staff management, and keeping deliverables on track to meet deadlines

  • Proficiency in leading a technical team of scientists and engineers. Ability to oversee complex projects, manage through risk, and navigate design tradeoffs and uncertainty.

  • Creative problem solver with a drive for pushing the boundaries of bio-sensing products and applications

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills - passion for motivating and inspiring others

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal, written, and presenting technical material

What you'll get:

  • A front row seat to life changing CGM technology. Learn about our brave #dexcomwarriors community.

  • A full and comprehensive benefits program.

  • Growth opportunities on a global scale.

  • Access to career development through in-house learning programs and/or qualified tuition reimbursement.

  • An exciting and innovative, industry-leading organization committed to our employees, customers, and the communities we serve.

Travel Required:

  • 0-5%

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Typically requires a Bachelors degree in a technical discipline with 17+ years of industry experience.

  • 13+ years of years of successful leadership experience in relevant industry.

Remote Workplace: Your location will be a home office; you are not required to live within commuting distance of your assigned Dexcom site (typically 75 miles/120km). If you reside within commuting distance of a Dexcom site (typically 75 miles/120km) a hybrid working environment may be available. Ask about our Flex workplace option.

Please note: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Dexcom's AAP may be viewed upon request by contacting Talent Acquisition at

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$209,600.00 - $349,300.00
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