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Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?

 

Then look no further and join our R & D Team in Morgan Hill, California

 

Senior Electrical Engineer

 

SUMMARY:

 

As a Sr. Electrical Engineer within Tecan's Product Development Team, you will lead the design, development and systems integration of electrical sub-systems for life science instrumentation, diagnostic tools and point-of-care devices, as well as their associated consumables/cartridges. The Electrical Engineering Group owns several critical aspects of every project such electrical system architecture, circuit design, PCBA layout, component selection (displays, power supplies, sensors, etc.), harnesses, assembly, test and debug.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

  • Lead the development of electrical systems and sub-systems for life science instrumentation, diagnostic tools and point-of-care devices
  • Analyze existing product requirements and specifications. Generate additional requirements and specifications, as needed
  • Lead or participate in concept and architecture development activities as well as PCBA design reviews, board bring-up, integration, test, debug and verification activities
  • Ensure that all requirements and specifications are being met and that all electrical systems, sub-systems and components are being designed or selected for performance, reliability, cost, manufacturability and serviceability
  • Work closely with FW Engineers to help define FW architecture and facilitate integration/testing
  • Serve as an individual contributor to projects, as needed, by capturing requirements, defining system architecture, creating block diagrams and schematics, performing simulations, building breadboards, creating test plans, writing test protocols and driving systems integration efforts
  • Serve as a mentor and advisor to more junior Electrical/Electronics Engineers

 

 

 

 

TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:  

 

    • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 7 years of relevant industry experience in life science instrumentation or diagnostic/medical device development
    • Contributed significantly to the design and development of custom PCBAs for at least two life science instruments or diagnostic devices, from feasibility through manufacturing
    • A solid understanding of physics and electrical engineering fundamentals
    • Proficiency with major commercial schematic capture and layout tools (Altium preferred)
    • Proficiency with integrated circuit simulation and analysis via SPICE, MATLAB, Simulink or similar tools
    • Experience with design control under ISO 9001/13485 and knowledge of IEC 60601/62304 standards
    • Knowledge of GD&T as it applies to PCBs and PCBAs
    • Proficiency with test and measurement equipment such as multi-meters, oscilloscopes, function generators and spectrum analyzers as well as professional grade hand tools for rework and crimping
    • Experience with analog circuit design (low noise, high bandwidth, low drift, etc.), data acquisition circuits and digital circuits
    • Experience with selecting and implementation of microcontrollers such as PIC and ARM Must have demonstrated proficiency in PCBA design and development inat least three of the following areas, in the context of life science/biotech/biomedical device development:
      • Motion control systems utilizing stepper and BLDC motors, servos and solenoids
      • Fluidic control systems utilizing pumps, valves, regulators, flow meters, etc.
      • Thermal control systems utilizing TECs and resistive heaters and thermistors/thermocouples/RTDs
      • Optical systems consisting of lasers, LEDs, detectors (CMOS/CCD/MPPC/PMT) and auto-focusing systems
      • Wireless communication using RFID, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G/4G

 

 

WHAT MAKES WORKING AT TECAN UNIQUE:

 

  • The chance to make it count and to have an impact on the world of tomorrow 
  • Working in an international and diverse environment  
  • The chance to grow your career within the company 
  • Feel empowered by our strong and unique company culture  
  • Comprehensive compensation and benefits package 

 

Join Tecan, a great place to work! Read about our recent certification from Great Place to Work.   

  

We’re looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your CV or resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional). 

  

Only applications that fully meet our requirements will be considered. 

 

#lifescience #healthcare #automation #medicaldevice #biology #biotechnology

   
Our purpose. 

At Tecan we are driven to improve people’s lives and health. We do this by empowering our customers to scale healthcare innovation globally from life science to the clinic. We collaborate with our customers from early-stage innovation through project implementation and beyond. We deliver the products, services and solutions that make lab processes and medical procedures precise, reproducible and compliant. 

  

Stay unique and make it count. 

Our values - trust, highest standards and ambition - are the cornerstones of our business and provide the framework for Tecan's culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment where our rarest assets, our unique employees, can grow and bring their passion and talent to work.  

 

Tecan is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

 

Tecan Systems, Inc.  Morgan Hill, CA  95037

 



 

Our purpose. 
At Tecan we are driven to improve people’s lives and health. We do this by empowering our customers to scale healthcare innovation globally from life science to the clinic. We collaborate with our customers from early-stage innovation through project implementation and beyond. We deliver the products, services and solutions that make lab processes and medical procedures precise, reproducible and compliant. 
 
Stay unique and make it count. 
Our values - trust, highest standards and ambition - are the cornerstones of our business and provide the framework for Tecan's culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment where our rarest assets, our unique employees, can grow and bring their passion and talent to work.

Legal entity:  Tecan Systems, Inc.
City:  Morgan Hill, CA
Country:  US


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto