Inogen, Inc.
  • Engineering/R&D
  • Goleta, CA, USA
  • Full Time

ABOUT INOGEN Inogen was founded in 2001 to improve quality of life and increase freedom and independence for oxygen therapy users. Inogen is innovation in oxygen therapy. The Inogen mission is to improve freedom and independence for oxygen therapy patients through innovative products and services. Inogen is a manufacturer and Accredited Homecare Provider.

Inogen is focused on quality care, continuous improvement, and outstanding customer satisfaction. We are a stable, USA based company dedicated to providing an exciting and rewarding career to our employees. We completed a successful Initial Public Offering on the NASDAQ in 2014 and have demonstrated substantial growth over the last five years. Our work environment is casual yet high performing, and we are looking for seriously talented, motivated, and fast-paced professionals to join our team.


The primary responsibility of the Systems Engineer to develop and support the technology and product development efforts of Inogen.  The Systems Engineer will evaluate the feasibility and opportunity of new products or improvements to existing product lines. The Systems Engineer is also responsible for developing, operating, and maintaining Inogen's R&D laboratory space, including operating laboratory equipment, researching new equipment as needed. The Systems Engineer is also responsible for evaluating new technologies and working with development partners to integrate new technologies into Inogen Products or assisting partners to integrate Inogen's technologies into their products. The Systems Engineer should additionally contribute to Inogen's Intellectual Property Portfolio.

Key Competencies:

  • Analytically design and evaluate new product concepts and technology proof of concepts
  • Research and maintain an understanding of current technology trends as they may apply to Inogen product opportunities
  • Support the design and manufacture of Inogen products
  • Work with component suppliers and other members of the R&D team to create highly reliable, manufacturable, and cost-effective products.
  • Actively pursue the generation and protection of intellectual property to achieve Inogen's corporate goals.
  • Develop and refine Inogen's R&D capabilities to include enable rapid and efficient development and evaluation of concepts and product opportunities.
  • The Systems Engineer will keep detailed records of test set-ups and test records for the design history files and projects for reference by other engineers for equipment usage.
  • Prepare and present reports and demonstrations of project work

Do you possess these abilities?

  • Expertise in mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and chemical systems
  • Self-motivating and capable of self-direction required
  • Experience with National Instruments Lab View desirable.
  • Experience with Matlab strongly desired
  • Experience with 3D modeling strongly desired
  • Knowledge and ability to write and debug embedded software desirable
  • Experience with fabrication equipment desired.
  • Highly motivated and able to act as a key part of the R&D team.
  • Good attention to detail and accurate and complete documentation required
  • Desire and ability to perform hands-on prototyping, testing, and troubleshooting required
  • Proven ability to evaluate concepts and opportunities from idea through prototype and feasibility analysis
  • Ability to create and run analytical simulations and models of complex processes and systems
  • Able to execute plans and projects with support and guidance from senior team members


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field required
  • Advanced degree in Engineering or related field strongly preferred
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in research laboratory environment
  • Medical device experience preferred

Working Conditions:

  • Office, lab, and manufacturing floor environment. Occasional travel to Inogen Manufacturing and R&D sites

WHY INOGEN Inogen is a dynamic company that is not only focused on quality care of patients, but is also committed to being a top employer.  Each of Inogen' s offices have a casual culture that supports employees being responsible and developing professionals.

We offer competitive salaries and a robust benefit package:

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan 401 (K) plan available for all employees Health, dental, vision insurance Flexible spending accounts and wellness discount program Life Insurance Long Term Disability Robust paid time off and 8 paid holidays Employee Assistance Program

See the Inogen Team in action:


Inogen Where we go to work hard to positively impact people's lives


Inogen is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available here:;  The pay transparency policy is available here:

Inogen is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (972) 616-5668 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.



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