Electrical Engineer # JN -032019-45449

Rancho Cordova, California
Not Specified
Mar 27, 2019
Aug 14, 2019
Job Role
Job Type
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
1 year
Degree Required
Manages Others?
Job Description: 
  • Looking for a creative and self-motived engineer that has experience with electronics design, testing, and design controls within the medical device space. This is a great opportunity to work on our consoles electronic components, interfaces and systems used in coronary vascular and peripheral vascular applications 
  • The position will offer the candidate the opportunity to work on New Product Development and Product Sustaining Engineering as an innovator. The ideal candidate is someone who is open-minded and creative so as to innovate with electronics design 
  • This position will require an engineer who can refine design requirements for next generation devices through interaction and collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams consisting of personnel from marketing, hardware, software, catheter design, quality, regulatory, and manufacturing disciplines 

You are responsible for: 
  • Support R&D development projects for console electronics components, interfaces and systems  
  • Conceptualize, design, develop and sustain high speed mixed signal data acquisition and embedded electronics. Interface with multi-disciplinary teams consisting of marketing, hardware, software, catheter design, and manufacturing to refine design requirements for next generation intravascular diagnostic imaging catheters 
  • Specify and qualify appropriate components, equipment, and design tools based on documented analysis of design specifications, costs, availability and reliability. Integrate into new and existing designs. Perform testing and debugging of designs with documentation aligned with the quality plan. Generate and release design documentation per production development procedures 
  • Lead, generate and conduct formal verification and validation plans for completed designs, interacting with Quality and Regulatory staff 
  • Actively participate in the transfer of designs from R&D to Manufacturing 
  • Conduct technical design reviews with the project team(s) and independent subject matter experts across the company 
  • Follow good practices to document and protect company intellectual property 
  • Share best practices across the organization and coach / mentor other engineers and technicians 
  • Assumes full responsibility for assigned designs and effectively supervises work of technicians and operators who contribute to the design 
  • Perform as a core team member on cross-functional teams and collaborate with external entities for development  

Skills and Experience: 
  • BSEE required. MS/PhD preferred, electrical engineering  
  • 5+ years’ experience in design, development and testing mixed signal electronics, preferably complex system, in a regulated environment  
  • Experience using circuit simulation software, schematic capture software, oscilloscopes, logic analysers, spectrum analyser, emulators and other lab equipment.To test and debug digital and mixed-signal designs involving multiple PCBs and subassemblies  
  • Familiarity with Matlab, MiniTab, OrCad, Cadence and circuit simulation and analysis software (PSpice, Multisim)  
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering specifications, drawings, manufacturing instructions and technical analyses  
  • Industry experience creating detailed design documentation (specifications, design descriptions, verification and testing plans)  
  • Experience with EMC, ESD, and signal integrity testing to international standards  
  • Experience using ECO release process and document management/PLM systems  
  • Self-motivated individual with ability to work independently or with minimal supervision  
  • Ability to work in a team environment ensuring conducive working relationships  
  • Good organizational skills to balance work on multiple projects at the same time  
  • Strong rational and analytical approach to troubleshooting complex systems  
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with persons contacted in the course of performing assigned duties including company management and external business associates  
  • Strong computer skills, generating records, reports and spreadsheets  

Desirable Qualifications:  
  • Experience applying IEC 60601-1 and related medical device electronics standards is highly desirable  
  • Experience with high speed communication interfaces such as Ethernet, PCIe bus, USB, SPI, I2C, and RS232  
  • Experience with Matlab, Cadence, OrCad  
  • Familiarity with medical imaging systems hardware, especially Ultrasound  
  • Familiarity with cardiac and vascular catheterization procedures, tools, and terminology 

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