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Hardware Engineer II

Boulder, CO 80305
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Hardware Engineer II


Boulder, Colorado, United States

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Post Date:

Jan 26, 2022

Careers that Change Lives

Medtronic is the largest global medical device company in the world. At Medtronic, making global healthcare better is our priority. Beyond the Medtronic mission to alleviating pain, restoring health, extending lives, we partner to create seamless, more efficient care.

Learn how were taking healthcare Further, Together at

You will be a member of the technology and product development team within the Respiratory Intervention (RI) business. Specifically, you will join a high growth RD team, dedicated to creat category redefining products for airway management. Our team originated from Medtronics acquisition of Aircraft Medical, which created the beautifully designed McGrath Mac Video Laryngoscope (see photo). The team is designer-led and follows a human-centered design process to deliver thoughtful and inspiring products that truly address unmet costumer needs.

Even within a large organization like Medtronic, the team maintains its startup mentality. You will work in a cooperative workspace with key, cross functional partners. Every day, youll be rubbing elbows with designer, design researchers, clinical scientists, marketers, engineers with multiple disciplines and manufacturing experts all with a can do, will do spirit.

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

A Day in the Life

Our Hardware Engineers are key contributors of our design centric product development process. Through the design journey, these engineers work with the cross-function teams to deliver products that customer love to use. They help streamline and speed our time to market and build quality in at every step.

Every day, youll work with your inter-disciplinary team to meet the challenges at hand. You will apply advanced technical strategy and concepts to solve complex problems and distill these down to simple, elegant product offerings which strike the appropriate balance of functionality and user engagement. We count on you to strengthen our procedural fluency in your specialty and to push the edges of how we produce beautiful products that inspire both internal and external stakeholders.

This position is in our Boulder, Colorado location.

Responsibilities Include:

Work with the hardware team leader to create electrical system designs

Responsible for successfully delivering on project objectives and milestones

Design and test custom printed circuit boards, test custom cable assemblies, develop and test embedded microcontroller firmware

Work closely with the software team to provide feedback on software interaction with hardware

Operate in electrical lab environment utilizing good ESD practices, using various tools to test/modify designs (Oscilloscopes, DMMs, Power Supplies, soldering irons, etc)

Participate in creation of documentation in compliance with Medtronic Quality Management System

Develop novel product/design ideas and influence decisions

Develop test protocols, collect data, and create reports

Participate in system level risk analysis and DFMEAs

Participate in HW design reviews and component selection.

Must Have: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors Degree required with 2+ years of experience or Advanced degree with 0+ years of experience.

Nice to Have:

Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field.

Experience in hardware bring-up, testing, and measurement using lab tools (oscilloscope, DMM, power supplies etc.)

Electrical debugging/troubleshooting ability

Component research and datasheet comprehension

Experience with PCB schematic capture, PCB layout and simulation tools. (Altium Preferred)

Understanding of Bill Of Material (BOM) structures management

Ability to perform PCB soldering and rework of SMD components as small as 0201

Experience working directly with FW/SW engineers to bring up new boards

Ability to understand software source code with respect to hardware control

Experience with design techniques for Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

Experience with hardware development in a highly regulated environment (like medical devices/defense/aviation etc...)

Medical device experience

RF Experience (WiFi, Bluetooth, RFID, NFC)

C/C++ as used in embedded systems

Experience implementing serial communication protocols (I2C, SPI, GPIO, RS-422 etc.)

Experience working with high-speed protocols (DDR, MIPI-CSI, MIPI-DSI, etc.)

DFSS / DRM skills and good documentation skills

Interpersonal Savvy

Integrity and trust

Good communication and teamwork skills

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2022-03-08 Expires: 2022-06-06
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