St. Jude Medical Senior Electrical Engineer in Plano, Texas

Senior Electrical Engineer

Plano, Texas, USA at

Engineering at

Global R&D

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We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Senior Electrical Engineer to participate in design efforts in the Research and Development of low-power medical devices. (S)he will participate in the creation of prototypes and development of systems as well as supporting ongoing research efforts geared toward future products.

Each employee can make a difference at St. Jude Medical and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplishgoals.

Impact this role will have on St. Jude Medical:

  • Responsible for developing hardware architecture/platforms, including evaluation of different low-power microcontrollers and system-level tradeoffs, selection of peripheral components, and interfacing with custom ICs.

  • Designs circuit modules including circuit architecture development, component selection, schematic capture, and prototype development.

  • Models and analyzes circuits to assess/minimize risk and optimize for efficiency, manufacturability, testability and patient experience. Documents risks/mitigations, tolerance analysis, and theory of operation.

  • Develops test plans and systems to effectively and efficiently test circuit designs in both lab and production environments.

  • Reviews and writes protocols and reports for lab and formal verification testing.

  • Interprets technical design details to other teams and instructs them on the proper use/function of products & circuits.

  • Performs structured lab testing and writes reports to support engineering decisions, marketing plans, and manufacturing issues.

  • Interprets and incorporates medical device standard requirements into designs.

  • Performs detail oriented design reviews of technical and design documentation.

  • Presents design analysis, status, and design/project recommendations to design team and management.

  • Leads technical teams and mentors engineering team members

  • Stays current on industry standards, mandates and recommendations (AIMD, RTT&E, Environmental, Safety, EMC, labeling, harmonized and normative standards); customer requirements and use cases, for implantable and external medical devices for chronic pain management and treatment of neurological disorders.

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand St. Jude Medical’s marketplace success:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.

  • 5+ years work experience in product development.

  • Strong background in analog (i.e. op-amps, comparators, transformers, MOSFETs, power transfer efficiency) and digital (i.e. embedded microprocessor hardware, communication buses, clock circuits) circuits required.

  • Experience in electrical hardware and software design principles and practices as well. as experience with configuration control and defect management tools.

  • Experience in PCB design and layout.

  • Experience in advanced automated test design and implementation.

  • Working knowledge of principles of statistics.

  • Product safety experience and familiarity with EN, IEC, CSA and other relevant domestic and international medical standards.

  • Proof of involvement in design project from concept to product.

  • Candidates with the right skills but less experience will be considered for a lower level position.

Your preferred qualifications and education:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with applicable thesis or project.

  • 10+ years work experience in product development.

  • Experience in embedded firmware development is a plus.

  • Experience with wireless charging, and RF design principals is a plus.