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Medtronic Senior Digital Electrical Engineer in Littleton, Massachusetts

Senior Digital Electrical Engineer


Littleton, Massachusetts, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Jun 04, 2021

Careers That Change Lives

Bring your talents to an industry leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions were a market leader and growing every day. You can be proud to part of technologies that are rooted in our long history of mission-driven innovation. You will be empowered to shape your own career. We support your growth with the training, mentorship, and guidance you need to own your future success. Together, we can transform healthcare.

Join us for a career in IT that changes lives.


Neuroscience Therapies Group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.

Career growth and development is about learning and stretching yourself to grow your expertise and navigate your career. Medtronic offers award-winning programs to accelerate your development and growth. Our size, scope and market leadership give you the chance to explore career opportunities and grow as we grow


  • Applies education, experience, and technical expertise toward developing world class medical products for X-ray based, image guided surgery. Participates in the design, development, testing, and sustainment

  • Familiar with both schematic and layout tools for PCB (Mentor Graphics PADS and DxDesigner preferred)

  • Good working knowledge in SPICE and Hyperlynx tools for simulation

  • Good design expertise with high voltages, common circuit architectures, board layout, cable management, and electronic packaging

  • Extensive understanding of electronic design reliability and experienced in effective methodology

  • Propose new ideas for technology advancement within the Electrical group.

  • Responsible for sub-system development within a large capital project.

  • Develop requirements and specifications for sub-system components.

  • Facilitate make versus buy recommendations.

  • Design and develop electro- mechanical products based on requirements

  • Implement, maintain and execute the project plans for new technology programs

  • Maintain and complete appropriate documentation for new technology programs

  • Ensure appropriate documentation is transferred to product line specific areas during commercialization phase

  • Plan, design, review, and oversee the testing of devices according to international electrical emission, immunity and safety standards

  • Provide information to senior management regarding the impact of new technology programs or new product lines acquisitions on the business

  • All activities must be performed in compliance with the Quality System

  • Perform duties in compliance with environmental, health and safety related site rules, policies or governmental regulations

  • All other duties as assigned

  • Travel requirement: 10-20

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in a technical related field required

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Nice to Have


  • Deep domain knowledge in common communication protocols such as Ethernet, WiFi, Bluetooth, CAN, RS485, and have a proven track record for integrating those in mixed-signal electromechanical devices

  • Recent experience in multi-layer board design from concept to commercialization

  • Extensive knowledge and recent experience in signal integrity analysis

  • Extensive knowledge and recent experience in computer architecture, human-machine interface

  • Extensive knowledge of product development process from concept to commercialization

  • Experience and knowledge of sensing technologies such as capacitive sensors, cameras, or ultrasonic sensors

  • Experience and skilled in cable designs for cost, manufacturability, reliability, and sourcing

  • Extensive knowledge of international medical electrical safety standards (EN-60601-1) and EMC standards (EN-60601-1-2)

  • Skilled with LabVIEW, MATLAB/Simulink, Hyperlynx, and HDL languages for CPLD and FPGA

  • Experience and knowledge of x-ray systems

  • Experience and knowledge of robotics systems and motor controllers

  • Experience and knowledge of PLM systems (Agile preferred)

  • Knowledge in electrical manufacturing processes as they apply to the design process

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.