Edwards Lifesciences Staff Electrical Engineer – Critical Care in Irvine, California
This position will support Critical Care Instrumentation Electronic Hardware value engineering and lifecycle engineering.
Collaborating with internal and external resources to execute designs to reduce cost, complexity, while maintaining reliability of existing electronics product portfolio.
Represent value engineering within the Critical Care Electronics organization.
Responsible for applying electrical engineering and product development experience to further the development for minimally invasive critical care patient monitoring products.
Performing sustaining R&D work and feasibility of product design/lifecycle changes, analyzing data, drawing conclusions and preparing final reports and presentations.
Developing product requirements and test system designs, management of external electronic development partners, agency testing support for Emissions, Safety and other required testing, troubleshooting field issues, and providing input/support for medical device design control deliverables.
Travel up to 20% of the time.
Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
A minimum of five years’ experience in engineering
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or scientific.
Advanced degree is preferred.
Applied experience in analog/digital electronic circuits design.
Strong emphasis on Electrical Engineering with a broad multi-disciplinary R&D experience in development of analog, digital and mixed electronic circuits, optoelectronics, sensors and front-end signal conditioning circuits for medical device and biomedical applications.
Experience with analog sensors such as sensors to measure temperature, pressure, flow, etc.
Proficient with EE design tools: Tools for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) development, such as Altium.
Experience in analog, digital and mixed circuit simulation and modeling (with for example PSPICE and other similar software packages).
Experience with embedded systems.
Experience with microcontrollers (FPGAs/CPLDs is a plus).
Experience in signal processing for noise cancelation and signal conditioning.
Hands-on system and subsystem level troubleshooting and diagnostic skills with experience using DVM, Oscilloscopes, Function Generators and etc.
Experience in medical device product development and designing for and testing to Regulatory standards such as IEC/EN60601-1 and IEC/EN60601-1-2, 3rd/4th edition etc.
Excellent documentation, presentation, and communication skills.
Experience in writing requirements, design documentation, test protocols, test reports.
Must be a highly motivated self-starter who is able to achieve results with minimal direction.
Experience in design for value, cost reduction, and manufacturability.
Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and external vendors.
Strong leadership skills and ability to influence change.
Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.
For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.