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Electrical Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 2020.8.5.81
    • Job Location: Billerica, MA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 07, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Engineers
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Job Description:

  • Development of hardware for embedded systems, which are used in the medical technology and laboratory automation industries.

  • Design and analysis of digital and analog circuits with hardware/software verification.

  • Advanced Schematic capture, PCB Layout through production for prototype devices.

  • Development of internal component testing (e.g. NI LabVIEW based). Assure a high standard of quality in your own work and in the work of others on your team via good electrical practices, process improvements, clean designs, smart testing and review practices.

  • Work with cross disciplinary teams of mechanical, electrical, software, biomedical and testing engineers.

  • Interact with a global engineering team coving Germany, USA, and Bulgaria.

  • Design Software modules representing customer’s requirements, both embedded (e.g. C, C++) and PC based (e.g. C#, NI LabVIEW).

  • Troubleshoot and debug products in production and service as required.

  • Perform documentation, unit test plans, and quality analysis.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor or Master of Science' degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or Physics with focus on embedded systems is required.

  • 2-10+ years of experience in electrical and system level design.
  • Strong interest in sensors and sensing technologies.
  • Experience working with 3rd party partners, prototyping & evaluating solutions, and developing products.
  • Shows extreme ownership for assigned projects and tasks and is able to work autonomously to deliver results.
  • Has strong Bias for Action and can work autonomously with little supervision.
  • Expert in schematic entry, layout tools and design for manufacturability (familiarity with OrCAD Capture and Cadence Allegro tool flow is a plus).
  • Experience designing high volume printed circuit boards with design-for-cost targets.
  • Experience designing boards with image sensors.
  • Experience designing complex schematics containing analog and digital electronics including boards with FPGA’s, microcontrollers or microprocessors.
  • Experience with mixed signal designs.
  • Experience with serial communication interfaces (CAN, SPI, RS232, Ethernet, USB, etc.).
  • Proficient with PSPICE for analog circuit simulation.
  • Experience executing design reviews in front of interdisciplinary teams.
  • Familiar with PCB layout design and best practices.
  • Comfortable debugging existing designs.
  • Demonstrated strong ability to move seamlessly between levels of abstraction – from system to the “nuts and bolts” implementation.
  • Extensive system design interfacing to a wide array of electro-mechanical subsystems and debugging experience.
  • Commitment to rigorous testing practices and design process flows.
  • Problem solver, “can do”, “get any task done” attitude
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Customer focused
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop deep understanding of the business and end user needs quickly, and can proficiently translate those needs into the right technology solution
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways
  • Able to provide the customer and company-wide perspective to detailed technical decisions
  • Excellent written (white papers) and oral communication skills
  • Ability to support domestic and international travel as required by the program


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