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Staff Reliability Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95054

Posted: 03/28/2024 Pay Rate: $139,000 to $224,825 DOE

Job Description

The Hardware Team in the RAD group is a diverse group of highly motivated engineers who are passionate about designing and developing the next generation, groundbreaking robotic platforms. We want you to join our team and be part of the success of our mission.


As a Staff Electrical Engineer on the Team, you will join a team of engineers working to develop next generation power electronics, control systems, and network architecture used within the robotic surgery space. You will architect, develop and implement electrical designs and integrate these designs into the system architecture.

This position places an emphasis on working closely with a multi-disciplinary engineering team to develop complex hardware designs. Candidates must be self-motivated, independent and have an eagerness to learn and work as a team, and a desire to thrive in a very fast paced environment.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Architect, develop, design, and test printed circuit boards (PCBA) of varying complexity for various robotic tasks.
  • Own full lifecycle designs of PCAs including design, technical reviews, prototyping, detailed test, design and release documentation.
  • Work closely with multi-functional teammates to develop robust and reliable architectures with electrical functionality driven by simulation, analysis, test.
  • Deliver documentation to support design of PCAs such as, technical reviews, test results, and theory of operations.
  • Perform component, board, and subsystem level testing to ensure conformance to requirements. Testing may include EMI and ESD analysis, development of test fixturing, and thermal analysis, in addition to other specialties for specific projects.
  • Participate in design reviews, fault safety analysis, and design FMEA analysis across the broader team.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelors with 8+ years or advance degree  with 6+ years in electrical engineering or a related field
  • Demonstrated proficiencies in Altium Designer or related CAD tool for schematics and PCB layout
  • Experience designing and validating analog and digital electrical systems from feasibility through to production.
  • Ability to debug and test using high speed oscilloscopes and other test tools.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Experience with serial communication protocols such as I2C, SPI, etc.
  • Design for electromagnetic compatibility and immunity, electrically fast transients, electrostatic discharge, etc.
  • Design for test, manufacture, assembly
  • Experience in Medical Devices, 21 CFR Part 820, IEC60601-1, etc.
  • Experience with embedded systems, and in using C to write basic bring-up code for microcontrollers.



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