Senior Electrical Engineer

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Pleasanton, CA
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Direct Hire
Apr 04, 2018
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We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Staff Electrical Engineer to play a key role in our electrical engineering team and as part of our companies Mechanical Circulatory Support R&D group.  In this position, you will design and develop new products for our market-leading Ventricular-Assist devices. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.
Job Description:

  • Design and oversee implementation of PCBA- -level electronics for life-sustaining medical devices
  • Select appropriate components and technologies
  • Starting from high-level use cases and system requirements as input, author hardware requirement specifications, failure mode analysis, test protocols, test reports and detailed design documents
  • Conduct design reviews to achieve team alignment
  • Develop company’s competitive edge
  • Troubleshoot and debug system level problems and isolate root causes
Experience and Education:
  • Bachelor of Science in electrical/electronic engineering
  • Command of analog circuit design and systems theory as it applies to signal acquisition and conditioning or electromechanical control systems
  • Command of schematic capture and circuit layout tools, preferably Altium.
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant hardware design and development experience, including a minimum of 3 years direct experience in developing active medical devices following design controls
  • Experience in other regulated industry (e.g. aerospace, automotive) will be considered
  • Demonstrated ability to work throughout the product life cycle from developing new concepts to driving the design through transfer to manufacturing
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate cross-functionally and at multiple levels in the organization
  • Ability to travel approximately 10%, including internationally
Preferred Qualifications and Education:
  • BS in EE, MS is preferred
  • PCB layout skills (Altium preferred) and familiarity with latest manufacturing processes and limitations (IPC, SMTA)
  • Familiar with IEC 60601-1 basic electrical safety compliance and IEC 60601-1-2 EMC
  • Knowledge of embedded software development or programmable logic is desirable
  • Experience in following design control processes and leading technical design reviews is highly desirable
  • Training and experience in manufacturing processes and methods, especially in the manufacturing of medical devices and/or high-reliability devices



Identifier: $MEDD, $NEER