Principal Electrical Engineer

Peninsula, CA

Posted: 08/08/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Medical Device Job Number: JOS000007441


  • Lead design, development, test, certification, NPI of all electrical systems for company products.
  • Provide technical oversight and leadership of internal and contract electrical engineers.
  • Develop and execute system and component level requirements, analysis, design, and testing methods that ensure the safe and effective design and operation of new products.

Education, Experience, Skills

  • Minimum BSEE, MSEE or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 12 years of experience in development of complex electrical systems
  • Strength in system-level and board-level design and development including both analog and digital systems
  • Expertise with low-noise systems including mitigation and management
  • Expertise with motor driver circuit and control system design
  • Extensive experience system architecture and design, simulation, test, certification, and manufacturing introduction of complex electrical systems
  • Experience with high voltage instrument
  • Experience with development of complex, high-value capital systems preferred
  • Experience with certification of medical electronic systems preferred
  • Part creation and schematic design (preferably in Altium)
  • Oversight and review PCB layouts (preferably in Altium)
  • Excellent hands-on instrumentation, lab, and analytic skills
  • Hands-on bring-up and qualify PCBs and systems
  • Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Test plan development and execution
  • Programming experience, such as C++ or Java, preferred
  • Ability to plan, track and manage projects to cost and schedule targets
  • Knowledge of electrical standards and design practice. Prefer experience with radiation oncology; IEC 60601 in general and IEC 60601-2-1 specifically, in addition to other codes such as IEC 61010
  • Prefer experience in a regulated environment such as FDA or ISO 9000

Personal Interactions

  • Creative, flexible and collaborative in approach to technical problem solving
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, at a variety of technical levels
  • Ability to work effectively as part of the diverse team including physicists, scientists and engineers in a fast-paced environment and with multiple projects

This company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status or genetic information.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • complex electrical systems development: 10 years
  • IEC 60601 and / or IEC 60601-2-1: 1 year
  • medical electronic systems: 2 years

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