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Work in an international and dynamic environment, share our success!



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 at San Jose, CA as

Senior Electrical Engineer

Reference # 101-920

What you will do

Perform professional level electrical design engineering assignments of wide complexity under general direction and with considerable discretion as to work details in the design and development of systems hardware, and firmware as required.  Perform modifications, analysis, specifications, design, programming, schematic capture, layout, testing, etc., as required, of hardware and firmware products. 


Responsibilities will include

  1. Participates in new product development and customer specific modifications of existing product.
  2. Uses best practices and procedures to solve complex problems in the analysis, design, development, implementation, modification, and testing of electrical, electronics and firmware used in instrumentation for the life sciences. Owns technical responsibility for major hardware subsystems and systems.


  1. Assists in defining system architecture for new products.


  1. Determines design approaches and parameters.  Defines hardware and firmware design and testing specifications.  Selects components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability requirements.  Reviews vendor capability to support product development.  Analyzes equipment to establish operating parameters, conducts experimental tests and evaluates results. 


  1. Leads in introduction of new hardware and firmware engineering practices, procedures and tools to the group.  Provides ideas to identify emerging trends in technology that could lead to further growth


  1. Participates in Risk Analysis activities for hardware and firmware products.


  1. Manages and documents small projects as needed. Writes change orders, specifications, verification and test procedures in conformance with applicable standards and the Tecan Quality Management System.


  1. Supports existing products by addressing obsolescence issues and providing expert-line support for customer issues as needed.



What you bring along

  • BS degree in electrical or electronics engineering, or equivalent and 5-6 years of applicable engineering experience required.
  • Advanced degree in related technology field or business management a plus.
  • Motion control and system integration experience a plus.
  • Experience with Altium and Orcad a plus.
  • Experience with Biotechnology or Medical instruments a plus.
  • Instrumentation or robotics controls experience a plus.



What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • International and diverse environment (30+ different nationalities)
  • Strong company culture with rich history


Look no further and apply now!

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


We will only consider applications that fully meet our requirements.


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Every lab. Every day. Empowered.
Our vision is to empower every laboratory, every day, around the world with Tecan technology, products and support. We will help to shape the future of automated workflows in life sciences and clinical diagnostics through unrivaled expertise, products and customer support.

We care about our culture.
Our values – trust, highest standards and ambition – are the cornerstones of our business, and give us the framework for the Tecan culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment, which allows us to bring our passion and energy to work. This helps us to deliver on our customer promise – ‘Always there for you’.

Legal entity:  Tecan Systems, Inc.
City:  San Jose
Country:  US

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