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Senior Staff Electrical Engineer

Senior Staff Electrical Engineer

  • 2022-28726
  • Hercules, California, United States

Bio-Rad Clinical Diagnostics Group (CDG) is one of the leading global providers of tests for infectious and autoimmune disease screening, diabetes screening and monitoring, blood grouping as well as a range of reagents and software for laboratory quality control. CDG provides over 3,000 reagents, devices, and instruments for about 300 diagnostic tests to a global customer base.  At Bio-Rad CDG we are building a world class global R&D capability to support our ambitious clinical diagnostics strategy and drive long term growth for the company roadmap.

 

Within the Instrument Engineering group we are looking for an experienced Senior Staff Engineer focused on the development of Electrical Engineering for new and existing instruments. We are looking for an energetic and passionate Electrical Engineer working closely and collaborate with a multi-disciplinary engineering group to develop complex electronics with a proven track record in specifying and designing embedded electronics, sensors, motors, and actuators, deploying, testing and debugging for clinical diagnostic instruments. The ability to work with cross-functional teams and willingness to jump in and do what it takes to deliver on commitments will make you a successful part of the team. Bio-Rad Clinical Diagnostics Group (CDG) is one of the leading global providers of tests for infectious and autoimmune disease screening.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct detailed analog, digital and mixed signal circuit designs.
  • Prepare and deliver comprehensive peer design reviews.
  • Participate in architecting complex system’s electronics.
  • Write up test plans, test reports and theory of operation and ensure detailed and thorough design verifications, perform detailed root cause and fault analysis when needed.
  • Oversee and guide PCBA board layouts, ensure that the design intent as well as DFM and DFT are met.
  • Work with documentation to release the designs into SAP/PLM system.
  • Provide design documents for PCB fabrication and assembly and work with vendors to resolve technical questions.
  • Perform the PCBA bring-up, verification activities.
  • Document design history as changes happen and as the prototyping progresses.
  • Contribute to FMEA analysis.
  • Propose test requirements for making test fixtures used in manufacturing processes.
  • Communicate with other engineering disciplines to the requests and requirements of the design.
  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines.
  • Understand and suggest improvement to system vision and control algorithms.
  • Determines the optimal way to perform the expected physical measurements.
  • Manages measurements constraints integration such as noise and stability using transfer functions in the complete System.
  • Provides overview of the global System transfer function and breakdown structure, to manage the contribution of each sub elements in the overall measurements performances.
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team to debug and bring up instrument systems.
  • Perform pre-compliance tests, propose solutions for EMC and support technical needs for Safety.

Qualifications

  • BS, MS or PhD in electrical engineering.
  • 8+ years of experience for BS, less experience with higher degree is acceptable.
  • Strong electrical engineering discipline training is required.
  • Knowledgeable in areas of analog/power supply/motion control, strong control theory knowledge is preferred.
  • Deep understanding of electronics circuit theories is preferred.
  • Experience in designing electronics for use in clinical diagnostic instruments is preferred.
  • Digital design with Microcontrollers is required, knowledge in complex systems involving microprocessors, DSP, RAM/ROM, CPLD/FPGA is preferred.
  • Experience working with high-speed Interfaces (such as LVDS channel, USB, DDR, Ethernet) is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of schematic capture is required, experience using Orcad or PadsLogic and PCB design using PADS, or Altium is preferred.
  • Lab skills for measurement using various instruments is required.
  • Knowledge of design for manufacturing/testing a plus.
  • Familiarity with UL/CSA/TUV/CE requirements a plus.
  • Team player and able to collaborate with other disciplines in bringing products to market.
  • Familiarity to life science safety standards, such as IEC61010 and risk management a plus.

 

Vaccination Requirement:

 

Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad has a mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New hires will be asked to upload their vaccination card into our electronic database hosted by ClearPass, who specializes in securing electronic medical information, within 3 days of their start date. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.

 

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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Agency Non-Solicitation: 

 

Bio-Rad does not accept agency resumes, unless the agency has been authorized by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit resumes unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. #LI-AK1 #LI-Hybrid

 

 

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