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Principal Hardware Engineer

Job description

As a Principal Hardware Design Engineer, you will be responsible to lead the electrical design, development and test for the embedded electronic platform of our medical devices

Responsibilities:

  • The technical role in electrical design, test, and documentation to meet compliance and performance requirements and satisfy customer needs of medical electro-mechanical systems
  • Responsible for the architecture, analysis, and development of hardware systems and components including circuit boards, power systems, processors, etc. for use in medical devices
  • Deliver high quality design, in a timely fashion and in accordance to medical device regulations (IEC 60601-1, ISO 13485, FDA US21CFR820, and CE MDR 2017/745)
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary cross of Software, Mechanical and biomedical engineers to progress a project from concept phase into commercialization phase
  • Collaborate with operations engineers and vendors for production standards, test strategies and implementation
  • Hardware testing and troubleshooting, including board bring-up, design of test tooling and adaptation of existing platforms to new specifications
  • Plan through all project phases, strategy and execution of measurement system development/qualification, design verification and validation
  • Identify and mitigate technological risks throughout the design process
  • Evaluate and implements designs to ensure that all agency requirements (UL, IEC, FDA) are being met throughout the design process
  • Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally


Skill & Experience:

  • We are looking for a qualified person with a minimum of Degree level 8 in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent with a minimum 8 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience – additional relevant qualifications may be advantageous
  • Experience of EMC testing including Conducted and Radiated Immunity, Conducted and Radiated Emissions, Current Leakage, and ESD Testing
  • Knowledge and experience in design of embedded microcontroller-based electronics devices, including FPGA-based, digital and analog design
  • Knowledge and experience using CAD systems for printed circuit board design (e.g. Altium, Cadence, OrCAD, Allegro PCB) and data acquisition software (LabVIEW)
  • We are looking for a dynamic team player and leader that can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams
  • Ideally have experience in developing hardware solutions for medical devices or related industries
  • Experience testing electronic devices to meet immunity and emissions requirements
  • Experience in developing verification and validation protocols
  • You are a seasoned professional in Hardware Engineering development with extensive engineering knowledge and skills in some or all of the following: component and system design, electrical/electronic system design in compliance with IEC 60601-1, miniaturized low-power electronic system design, schematic capture and PCB layout tools
  • We are looking for strong communication and presentation skills and fluency in English, both in writing and speaking

  

To apply for this position please contact Catherina at Sigmar Recruitment T: +353 91 749261 E:  cforde@sigmar.ie

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