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Hardware R&D Engineer – 18 month contract

  • Medtronic
  • Galway
  • Full Time
  • On site
  • Executive
  • Salary: Competitive Salary, Family Healthcare, Pension, Bonus, Holidays

To apply for this job please visit jobs.medtronic.com.

MEDTRONIC
At Medtronic, we value what makes you unique. Be part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress and deliver meaningful innovations

OUR PURPOSE
At our world leading Research & Development Department, we focus on the development of cutting-edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space. Our Engineers are directly involved in the development of innovative products for use in medical procedures. As a Principal Hardware Design Engineer, you will be responsible to lead the electrical design, development and test for the embedded electronic platform of our medical devices.

Come for a job, stay for a career!

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF:
•    The technical role in electrical design, test, and documentation to meet compliance and performance requirements and satisfy customer needs of medical electro-mechanical systems.
•    Responsible for the architecture, analysis, and development of hardware systems and components including circuit boards, power systems, processors, etc. for use in medical devices.
•    Deliver high quality design, in a timely fashion and in accordance to medical device regulations (IEC 60601-1, ISO 13485, FDA US21CFR820, and CE MDR 2017/745).
•    Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary cross of Software, Mechanical and biomedical engineers to progress a project from concept phase into commercialization phase
•    Collaborate with operations engineers and vendors for production standards, test strategies and implementation.
•    Hardware testing and troubleshooting, including board bring-up, design of test tooling and adaptation of existing platforms to new specifications.
•    Plan through all project phases, strategy and execution of measurement system development/qualification, design verification and validation
•    Identify and mitigate technological risks throughout the design process
•    Evaluate and implements designs to ensure that all agency requirements (UL, IEC, FDA) are being met throughout the design process
•    Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally
•    Coach, mentor and delegate work to less experienced engineer
KEY SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
•    We are looking for a qualified person with a minimum of Degree level 8 in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent with a minimum 8 years of relevant experience or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience – additional relevant qualifications may be advantageous.
•    Experience of EMC testing including Conducted and Radiated Immunity, Conducted and Radiated Emissions, Current Leakage, and ESD Testing.
•    Knowledge and experience in design of embedded microcontroller-based electronics devices, including FPGA-based, digital and analog design.
•    Knowledge and experience using CAD systems for printed circuit board design (e.g. Altium, Cadence, OrCAD, Allegro PCB) and data acquisition software (LabVIEW))
•    We are looking for a dynamic team player and leader that can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
•    Ideally have experience in developing hardware solutions for medical devices or related industries
•    Experience testing electronic devices to meet immunity and emissions requirements
•    Experience in developing verification and validation protocols
•    You are a seasoned professional in Hardware Engineering development with extensive engineering knowledge and skills in some or all of the following: component and system design, electrical/electronic system design in compliance with IEC 60601-1, miniaturized low-power electronic system design, schematic capture and PCB layout tools.
•    We are looking for strong communication and presentation skills and fluency in English, both in writing and speaking.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.medtronic.com.