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Actalent Senior Electrical Engineer in Norwood, Massachusetts


• Performs such tasks as research and development of part or all of a product, and preparation of product and project documents and reports. • Evaluates electrical systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting research programs – applying knowledge of electricity and materials. • Confirms system's and components' capabilities by designing testing methods and testing properties. • Develops electrical products by studying customer and marketing requirements, researching and testing manufacturing, and assembly methods and materials. • Contributes to multi-disciplinary team (Electrical/Mechanical/Firmware/Software) effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed. • Create robust and reliable embedded electrical designs in the test and measurement field • Develop and document designs for release to manufacturing • Implement new technologies, techniques, and concepts to enable functionality, simplify designs, improve reliability, and reduce overall manufacturing costs • Troubleshoot system and board level failures; implement resolutions to prevent recurrence


analog, digital, electrical engineering, mixed signal design, hardware, circuit design, Mixed signal, SPI, I2C, Rs232, ARM, SoCs, motors, motion control, DSP, VHDL, HDMI, USB, C, C++, firmware, Git, New product development, Research & development, Altium

Top Skills Details:

analog,digital,electrical engineering,mixed signal design,hardware,circuit design

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• Bachelor or Master of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent • Basic knowledge of engineering concepts, fundamentals and theory, DC/DC switching power supply design, analog and digital design, and various communications protocols (i.e. Ethernet, USB, CAN, SPI, RS232, and I2C) • Product development from concept to production • Experience with Embedded Design and microprocessors such as ARM Processors and SoCs, • Familiarity with lab equipment such as signal analyzers, oscilloscopes, DVMs, multifunction generators, etc. • Schematic capture and PCB layout experience for multi-layer, mixed signal designs (Altium preferred) • PCB design for manufacturability, including domestic and non-domestic sourcing • Able to prototype, debug, simulate, test, and troubleshoot electronic and electrical systems • Component selection and analysis as required to guarantee system performance • Familiarity with machine components such as motors, motion control, sensor interfaces, interlocks, data acquisition and processing Preferred • Experienced with the design of FPGA and DSP systems • Understanding of VHDL • High Speed digital design (HDMI, USB 3.0) • Embedded programming experience (C, C++) • Familiarity with source code control tools (Git) • Knowledge of the Machinery Directive and its harmonized standards • Familiarity with CE/UL/CSA, ISO-13849, IEC-61010, 60204 • Familiarity of IEC 61000-4-2/3/4/5/6/8 • Familiarity with machine design • Familiarity with Instron equipment, materials testing, design of lab equipment

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.