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Thermo Fisher Scientific Staff Electrical Engineer in Franklin, Massachusetts

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or growing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

Location / Division

Franklin, MA / Chemical Analysis Division

How You Will Make an Impact.

As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will work with other scientists and engineers within Environmental and Processing Monitoring business group. You will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of analytical instrumentation. You will architect the design, analysis, simulation, test, and integration of electrical systems. The role involves leadership and collaboration with engineers (electrical, mechanical, software, and manufacturing), technology scientists, project managers, contractors, and suppliers through the product lifecycle.

What will you do?

  • Implement feasibility verification with scientists and technology development personnel, propose innovative ideas and designs for problem solving and performance improvement.

  • Develop electronics system/PCBA specifications to meet performance goals and customer requirements, as well as certifying agencies.

  • Design electronic circuits by investigating system level feasibility and electronic architectures including firmware and hardware development.

  • Apply modern CAD tools for schematic entry, design simulation, and PCB layout. Bring experience of multilayer sophisticated circuit design to maximize product adaptability and package size constraints.

  • Collaborate with contractors, prototype vendors, and fabrication facilities to deliver electronic modules

  • Perform detail verification tests for PCBA, performance, and system

  • Maintain detailed records and documentation of all work carried out to preserve the intellectual property of the company

  • Work with project development team to ensure that projects meet schedule, performance specifications and cost targets.

How You Will Get Here.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field AND 10 years of relevant electronic/system design experience. OR, master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field AND 8 years of relevant electronic/system design experience. OR Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or related field AND 3 years of relevant electronic/system design experience.


  • Shows talent in design and analytical tools required in role and associated industry standards.

  • Preferred experience in design for EMC/EMI agency certification standards.

  • Experience in low noise analog, high speed, and embedded system design.

  • Hands-on-experience performing electronic bench work and proficiency with industry tools and techniques for test and measurement.

  • Experience with measurement technology, analytical instrumentation, equipment design and performance.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Able to translate marketing requirements into a system architecture and document requirements in module specifications and subsystem work you're doing.

  • Able to lead product sourcing support required for China based suppliers of electronic sources and board manufacturers.

  • Able to prioritize complex engineering tasks

  • Knowledge of applicable industry standards and requirements such as IEC61010, EMC

  • Expertise using schematic capture and PCB layout software

  • Able to integrate simulation tools into design work

  • Basic software programming knowledge to write applications for laboratory testing, debugging, and control of electronics and hardware.

  • Awareness of IoT and design interactions for cloud connectivities.

Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit .

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.