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ConvaTec Principal Electrical Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

At ConvaTec, our vision is to develop pioneering trusted medical solutions to improve the lives we touch. We are a global medical technology business focused on serving people and care givers in the areas of advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care and infusion care. We devise, develop and manufacture innovative products and services that support people with deeply personal and challenging medical conditions, helping to improve care for them and giving them greater confidence, freedom and mobility. We are guided by our five core values, that shape the way we work, every day: Improve Care, Deliver Results, Grow Together, Own It and Do What's Right. We are a global Group, with over 9,000 employees and in 2019, our Group generated revenues of over $1.827 billion. To learn more about ConvaTec, please visit www.convatecgroup.com.Our search for better is changing the lives of our customers. It's changing the careers of our people too - creating new challenges and opportunities all the time. We're a business that never stands still. Join us as a Lead Electrical Engineer, and you won't either.

Your Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance to the team in the application of state of the art techniques, developing very low-power, battery powered circuit assemblies with a mixture of analog, digital and RF circuitry for highly integrated, low power sensor/RF embedded designs

  • Design activities will include specification development, schematic design, component selection, FMEA analysis, tolerance analysis, prototype development, and design verification testing

  • Create and maintain documentation for requirements, designs, test plans/reports, summaries for development projects and tasks

  • Plan and execute electronics verification activities including specification and design reviews, simulation, functional testing, EMC testing and ad hoc debugging

  • Maintain electrical engineering procedures and environment as required. Activities include work instruction preparation, electronics-tools qualification and validation, and configuration of development environment

  • Assist and/or direct electronics vendors to create electronics prototypes

  • Plan and execute hardware qualification activities

  • Actively participate on cross-functional project teams through all phases of product development to ensure successful execution of innovative, best-in-class designs

Qualifications/Education:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum ten years engineering / R&D experience in a rigorous quality-focused environment

  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to work independently given high-level direction

  • Experience working on projects involving portable, low-power products incorporating wireless communication solutions such as Bluetooth LE, Wi-Fi, NFC, etc.

  • Superior debugging and/or troubleshooting skills

  • Proven ability to produce high quality design outputs in a timely manner

  • Excellent requirements, specification, test plan/report writing skills

  • Knowledge of product development methodologies and best practices

  • Knowledge of verification and validation testing methodologies

  • Ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional and cross-organizational relationships

Technical Skills:

  • Low-level analog circuit design

  • High speed digital circuit design

  • EMI design

  • Embedded low power system design

  • LabVIEW programming

  • Circuit and PCB simulation tools

  • laboratory measurement and test equipment

Our progress will give you countless opportunities to move forward too. Seek out new challenges, and you'll find them. Stretch your thinking, and you'll find new ways to make an impact. And if you embrace the opportunity to drive your own growth, you could go further, and achieve more, than ever before.

This is a big step forward.

This is work that'll move you.

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ConvaTec provides equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, genetic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: ConvaTec is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any ConvaTec employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written and signed search agreement, will become the sole property of ConvaTec. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

If you are an active employee at ConvaTec, please do not apply here. Go to the Career Worklet on your Workday home page and View "ConvaTec Internal Career Site - Find Jobs". Thank you!

ConvaTec is changing. We’re transforming our business, fueled by a fierce determination to improve the lives of millions more customers around the world.

Our shared focus, and the sheer drive of our people, are giving us real momentum. They’re also making us a uniquely invigorating place to work. Join us and, whatever your role, you’ll be pushed and challenged every day. You’ll be supported too, empowered to spark and drive change where it matters most.

We have a uniquely dynamic, sometimes demanding environment. But if you’re motivated, and as focused on delivering for patients as we are, it’ll bring the very best out in you. You’ll never stand still. And you might just make the biggest impact of your entire career.

If you would like to know how we intend to use your data following your application please refer to our full data privacy policy on the following link: https://www.convatecgroup.com/privacy-policy/

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