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Fortive Corporation Electronics Engineer - Permanent or Contract in Boxborough, Massachusetts

At Setra Systems, we are looking for an Electronics Engineer that is interested in breaking new ground, ignoring speed limit signs and adding solutions to an already resourceful team.

The candidate should have experience in PCB design and layout for small footprint products powered by 24 volt AC/DC and feels comfortable working in a lab environment as needed to trial new designs and mock-ups. Bread-boarding, soldering, board temperature testing, etc. will all supported by our technicians and outside prototyping firms according to your needs. You will be part of a team that continually develops, prototypes, tests and launches new products.


  • Demonstrated experience in mixed signal (analog and digital).

  • PCB layout experience using PADs or other common layout software, including multi-layer boards, PCBA BOMs, reference designators, AVLs and generating gerber files.

  • Experience with low power products (24V).

  • Experience with the common display types (TFT, LED, OLED, touch screen).

  • Demonstrated experience with Microchip family of PICs and the use of MPLAB.

  • Working knowledge of IOT componentry such as integrated radio transceiver chips and IOT MCUs such as from ADI as well as board mounted antennae and other accessories.

  • Experience with EMC/EMI design considerations.

  • Consumer products background a plus.

  • Firmware programming experience a plus.


  • Driven to execute and produce tangible results

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both with customers (external) and associates (internal)

  • Technical Aptitude

  • Strong project management, time management, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability and desire to take responsibility and deliver results

  • 5+ years of relevant experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering

This role is open for candidates looking for permanent or contract employment.


Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company, with a $6B portfolio of market-leading brands. We develop and deliver essential technology for the people who create, implement and accelerate progress. And we achieve this through our people. Our globally diverse team of 24,000 employees is united by a common culture rooted in Fortive Business System (FBS). Exceptional people thrive at Fortive because we build extraordinary teams for extraordinary results. We recruit, develop and retain the best talent available. We shape the future. We innovate to fuel our customers’ success, building better businesses and propelling progress. We are driven to do better. We emphasize continuous improvement and nonstop learning. We are team-oriented. We work together, and we win together. We create an environment based on integrity and action, not politics and bureaucracy.

At Fortive, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We need the most talented people to keep progressing. Here you’ll learn how FBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department or unit. This job description may be changed at any time.


Setra Systems, Inc. is an Operating Company within the Precision Technologies Segment of Fortive Corporation that designs and manufactures a broad line of premium sensing products including humidity, current, vacuum, energy and pressure sensing instruments. Our products are used in a wide variety of applications within the global HVAC/R, Healthcare, Industrial, and Semiconductor markets.

Applicants to and employees of this company are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Please refer to our Careers page at to learn more.

"The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail to request accommodation."