Electrical Engineer, Senior

Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Clinical Research
Education: Bachelor
Experience: 4-6 Years
Employer: Synaptive Medical
Salary:
Location: Toronto, ON
Posted: March 25, 2020
Closes: April 25, 2020

Job description:

The Opportunity   

The Senior Electrical Engineer is required to address the hardware requirements of the MRI team. This is a great opportunity to exercise your breadth of electrical engineering knowledge to help bring the latest MRI technology to market. You will be responsible for the design, prototype, debugging of board and system level designs that enable our MRI technology.

You are experienced in most (or likely all) stages of the PCB and electronics development lifecycle and are comfortable with shopping around for assembly services. You pride yourself with the quality and consistency of your work because this facilitates the communication of controlled documents across our cross functional team.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to see the outputs of your work installed in hospitals and impact the lives of patients around the world.

What You’ll Do     

  • Work with the MRI Team throughout the hardware design process including requirements generation, preliminary design, peer reviews, detailed design, test plan generation, and integration
  • Design printed circuit boards including schematics, stack up, floor planning, layout, and bill of materials
  • System level electrical design including enclosures, cabling, power, and making architectural decisions
  • Validate and verify functionality of engineering prototypes with benchtop testing
  • Ensure functionality of embedded electronics by programming and executing simple test benches
  • Assess and debug design issues, identify and implement solutions
  • Build physical prototypes and perform rework by applying techniques such as soldering (including SMT), crimping, and other assembly methods
  • Devise tests used for design verification and validation and for production use
  • Practice and enforce a high level of engineering standards in their drawings and deliverables
  • Assist with firmware development
  • Collaborate with Quality Engineers to define and perform testing for design verification including EMC testing and other external laboratory testing related to electrical safety requirements
  • Work closely with other team members and the QA team to ensure quality and punctual development
  • Develop and execute test protocols and manage third-party standards testing
  • Work closely with manufacturing team to evaluate design for manufacturability and facilitate design transfer
  • Initiate RFQs with vendors, clarify intent, and negotiating deliverables
  • Assist with other tasks, as required

What You’ll Need

• A minimum of five years of experience in an electrical engineering role

• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

• Experience with electrical design and related tools

• Ability to work in a diverse team and good interpersonal skills

• Embedded programming for microcontrollers and working knowledge of embedded buses (I2C, SPI, etc.)

It’d Be Amazing If You Had

  • Medical device development experience including IEC 60601-1
  • Experience with design for manufacturing for electronics
  • Familiarity with material compliance standards such as RoHS and REACH
  • Experience with automated testing of electronics

About You

  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Drives for consistency
  • Takes personal pride in high standard of outputs
  • Motivated to work with other departments (Software, Manufacturing, Regulatory, etc.)
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and self-managing
  • Ability to work in a highly technical, fast paced environment
  • Enjoys solving technical problems
  • Diversity & Inclusivity

Synaptive is based out of one of the most diverse countries in the world. This includes differences related to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender expression and presentation, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability and socioeconomic status. To us, diversity is one our strongest assets to our organization. We commit ourselves to promoting the recognition and appreciation of our diverse and rich culture. We believe that it is critical to our success to promote freedom of thought and opinion in a respectful environment. The decisions we make are rooted by respectfully considering each other’s thoughts and opinions and by working towards a greater common goal, saving lives.

Accommodation

Synaptive Medical is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. If as a qualified job applicant, you request accommodation, Synaptive will consult with you to provide reasonable accommodations according to your specific needs. If you wish to make a request, you will be provided an opportunity if you’re applications is selected to proceed in our hiring process.

How to Apply

Unless otherwise stated, applications will only be considered from candidates eligible to work in Canada, or the county in which they’re applying to, without sponsorship.

If you are interested in this position and can demonstrate that you meet or exceed the requirements defined in the job description, please include #GOBRAIN in the top right corner of your resume and then complete your online application by clicking “Apply Now” and following the prompts.

The successful candidate to this role will be asked to complete background checks, which may include criminal, credit, employment and/or educational checks. All offers of employment are conditional on the receipt of satisfactory results of any applicable background check.

We would like to thank everyone who submits an application. Due to the volume that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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