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Senior R&D Electrical Engineer

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Senior R&D Electrical Engineer

  • 2020-13639.1
  • Hercules, California, United States

Bio-Rad is seeking an Electrical Engineer III. You will be a part of an agile and talented R&D Engineering team with a goal to collaboratively innovate and develop solutions to serve the greater good of life science research as part of Bio-Rad's Life Sciences portfolio, including and not limited to the workhorse systems in the areas of PCR, biomedical imaging, chromatography, cell sorting and microscopy.  You will get the chance to connect and engage with a wide variety of talents to create complex systems integrating many fields of engineering and software with the multi-facets of science to provide great user experience and dependable results. Come join us and be a key player in our next breakthrough product.


  • Working knowledge in embedded mixed signal systems with microprocessors such as ARM Cortex-M/A/R.
  • Deep experience in the design and analysis of analog circuits, including and not limited to power supply, motion control and complex op amp circuits.
  • Good understanding of control algorithms and the impact of circuit elements to the control loop is strongly desired.
  • Understanding of DSP hardware and digital signal processing is desired.
  • Fluent in using lab instruments such as oscilloscopes and passionate in debugging designs and root cause analysis
  • Good knowledge in design, test, debug and improvement for regulatory compliance in areas of EMI/EMC and Safety
  • Experience with regulatory standards related to equipment for measurement, control and laboratory (IEC/UL/CSA/CE etc) is a plus.
  • Working experience with OrCAD or PADS EDA tools.
  • Firmware and FPGA/CPLD knowledge is a plus.
  • Good understanding of the requirements for Design for Manufacturing (DFM) and Design for Test (DFT).
  • Knowledge of SAP or similar MRP a plus.
  • Good communicator and collaborator with cross-functional teams             


  • BS, MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or related disciplines.
  • 5+ years relevant engineering experience, this requirement can be reduced for master or PhD applicants.
  • Thorough training in electronic circuit theories, signal in systems, control theories, device physics and electromagnetics required.
  • Demonstrate knowledge on reliability testing and meeting reliability goals.
  • Fluent in using lab instruments and demonstrate passion in debugging designs and finding root causes.
  • Experience with EMC improvement skills required.
  • Knows design rules to meet safety standards.
  • Working experience with OrCAD or PADS EDA tools.
  • Firmware and FPGA/CPLD knowledge is a plus.
  • Familiar with IEC/UL/CSA/CE is a plus.
  • Design for Manufacturing (DFM) experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of SAP or similar MRP desirable.
  • Demonstrate good communication and coordination skills with co-workers.
  •  Mentor junior engineers.    


About Bio-Rad:

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

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