Staff Hardware Engineer

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Portland, OR
$120,000 - $125,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Apr 12, 2018
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This is a position within the Company in the hardware development group with the responsibility to design, develop, and perform feasibility, verification, and validation testing of subsystems and critical circuits for application in new implantable pacemakers, cardiac monitors, neuro modulators, and implantable defibrillator platforms.  The scope of effort is broad in nature and may include development of product requirements, developing hardware solutions to meet the requirements, design of test to ensure new products meet the requirements and are in regulatory compliance.  The scope also includes the design, fabrication, and assembly of hardware tools to assist in the verification and validation of new circuit applications.  This individual will be a key technical contributor in a hardware design role in direct support to Micro Systems Engineering USA as well as in collaborate with company design centers worldwide.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop requirements for new products
  • Participate in hardware design reviews to ensure new products meet hardware requirements
  • Develop hardware solutions to meet the product hardware requirements.
  • Define and develop test protocols to verify new products or hardware concepts meet the product specifications and are fit for the intended use
  • Perform and document feasibility and verification tests to ensure new hardware designs meet the hardware requirements and systems specifications.
  • Provide technical support during feasibility and prototype phases of the hardware development in support of manufacturing.
  • Design, fabricate, and assemble hardware tools to support the hardware verification and validation of new pacemaker, cardiac monitor, and defibrillator products.
  • Participate within the SDD and MSEI environment to build and improve the technical capabilities of the hardware design environment. 
  • Work to identify specific opportunities for technology improvement. 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • BS Degree in engineering in the field of Electrical or Biomedical engineering.
  • Strong focus on high quality and high reliability in circuit design.
  • Strong technical skills with 4 to 7 years’ experience and a proven track record in the development of low voltage low current circuits in one or more of the following areas: analog, digital, high voltage generation, or RF.
  • Strong analytical skills and well-schooled in the application and use of computers, analysis and synthesis tools.
  • Strong design skills in CAD with minimum 1-2 years’ experience.
  • Strong communication skills including both verbal and writing skills.
  • Strong team player and individual contributor.
Other Highly Desired Qualifications:
  • C# or other OOP language experience.
  • Experience in the medical device industry, preferably in the implantable device industry.
  • Background in Cardiovascular Physiology and Biology to understand end application environment.                                                   

Identifer: $MEDD,$NEER