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Principal Electrical Engineer

Medtronic
San Diego, CA 92108
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Principal Electrical Engineer

Location:

San Diego, California, United States

Requisition #:

20000LD3

Post Date:

Mar 10, 2021


**AREERS THAT CHANGE LIVES:**

Medtronic Diabetes is looking for a Principal Level Electrical Engineer to lead the design, development, documentation and test of the electronics in smart pens and caps with digital and RF circuits for battery-operated microcontroller/microprocessor based medical devices. In this exciting role you will also lead the design and development of automated test systems or subsystems for testing the devices described above in both laboratory and manufacturing test environments.


You will lead the electrical engineering function on projects, representing the function within the Product Development Core teams, generating electrical hardware requirements, electrical system design, electronic circuit design, developing test requirements and test procedures as well as PC-based simulation and data acquisition. Qualified candidates are able to write detailed electrical specifications, generate and review design documentation, test specifications and test reports in compliance with design control procedures. Exposure to the medical device industry is preferred. You will work in a fast paced, multi-tasking, team environment that supports your growth and aspirations.


Engineers create our market-leading portfolio of innovations. Combine the best of your experience with training and mentorship to move forward. If you want a challenging, energizing, rewarding career that changes lives, join us. Help us bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.


We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.


**DIABETES BUSINESS DESCRIPTION** :

The Diabetes Group is working with the global community to change the way people manage diabetes. Together, we will transform diabetes care by expanding access, integrating care, and improving outcomes; so people with diabetes can enjoy greater freedom and better health.

We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.


**A DAY IN THE LIFE:**

Lead the design, development and test of hardware of commercialized medical devices and automated test systems

Participate in and direct engineering teams that design high reliability microprocessor based systems including architectural tradeoffs, digital/analog/RF circuits, and ultra-low power battery circuits.

Work closely with Mechanical, Software, Manufacturing and other science/engineering disciplines to achieve project schedules and goals.

Serve as an organizational spokesman on advanced projects and/or programs. Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications.

Evaluate and select components, generate component specifications, as well as functional and test specifications

Work with outside test labs for certification to IEC-60601 and other relevant standards

Research and implement state of the art technologies to enhance product features, improve reliability and device size (electronics miniaturization), optimize manufacturing throughput and lower cost

Implement Design for Reliability and Manufacturability (DRM) principles within the functional area

Support Manufacturing in troubleshooting operations involving medical devices through assembly and test

Provide technical assistance to other functional departments such as Product EngineeringQuality, Reliability and Manufacturing

Self-starter, capable of driving projects forward with minimal oversight


**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

**BASIC MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS**

**IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE EVIDENT ON YOUR RESUME**

Bachelors degree required

Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience


**NICE TO HAVE:**


MS Electrical Engineering

8 or more years in one or more of the following: medical device design, ultra-low power battery operated systems, embedded microcontroller/microprocessor system design

5+ years experience in the testing and assembly of digital, power and RF circuit design for embedded microcontroller systems

Strong knowledge of formal PCBA documentation (schematics, PCB fabrication drawings, PCB assembly drawings)

Strong knowledge of state of the art PCB fabrication technology (SMT, BGA, blind and buried microvia, flex circuits, etc.) and assembly

Experience supporting engineering teams in the design and development of electronics hardware and software for products and test equipment

Working knowledge of LabView or similar automated test software

Experience with creating optimal strategies, schedules and plans towards the development of electronic systems

Strong experience in technical report writing and presentations

Fundamental knowledge of other related disciplines towards the understanding of how they affect electrical systems

Basic laboratory instruments and tools experience (e.g. DMM, oscilloscope, logic analyzer, spectrum analyzer)

Ability to work in a team environment; strong collaboration skills

Effective verbal and written communication

Knowledge of schematic design and layout using CAD tools for PCB design such as OrCAD, Cadence Allegro and/or Altium Designer

Knowledge of manufacturing test equipment design

Knowledge of the implementation of standardized radios such as Bluetooth Low Energy

Experience working with vendors and contract manufacturers for PCB fabrication and assembly


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.


ABOUT MEDTRONIC

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology 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 can 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.


EEO STATEMENT

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.


This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:

http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees


DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
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.

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Posted: 2020-12-24 Expires: 2021-04-19
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