Senior Electrical Engineer
- Military veterans preferred
Chicago Illinois United States
The hardware engineering team at Walgreens Health is seeking a talented electrical engineer to design, develop, and test innovative remote monitoring hardware devices for a unique consumer-centric, technology-enabled healthcare ecosystem. The mission of the Walgreens Health team is to simplify the healthcare experience by delivering personalized healthcare solutions through an integrated omnichannel platform to improve health outcomes, enhance the consumer experience, and lower healthcare costs.
The electrical engineer will support innovation projects from inception to completion by leveraging their technical expertise in electronics development, hardware system, and analytics knowledge to develop fit-for-purpose remote patient monitoring (RPM) devices.
The individual can expect to determine design approaches and parameters, conduct experimental tests and evaluate results, and select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and technologies. They may also review vendor capability to support product development. This role involves mastery of monitoring device technologies in sensing algorithms, BLE/WiFi/NFC, cellular/5G, and NB-IoT for management/control of RPM devices.
Design, develop and test RPM device electrical subsystems, in collaboration with the product team and software engineers, utilizing the sensing hardware and embedded software technologies
Engage in all phases of new product introduction, including concept, architecture, documentation, design, prototype, test, supplier interfaces, manufacturing introduction and service support
Work collaboratively with internal cross-functional teams to develop and execute device strategies and objectives, and work with consultants and vendors to develop and deliver consumer devices
Analyze RPM product data to identify opportunities for improvement and create robust business proposals to pursue them. Participate in FMEA and risk assessment
Work with the engineering, product and user experience teams to establish necessary test specifications and requirements for RPM device verification and validation of designs
Research and propose new technologies that can be employed for new monitoring device development and the design of improvement to current products
Integrate third-party manufactured monitoring device into Walgreen’s RPM platform in accordance with Walgreen development partnerships
Participate in writing product documentation, technical reports, and schedule estimates, and authoring hardware device development test plans
Bachelor’s Degree and at least 2 years of experience in electrical engineering OR High School/GED and at least 5 years of experience in electrical engineering
Knowledge of analog and digital design
Experience at a proficient level with two or more of the following design and testing tools: Altium, Cadence, LabView, Creo, PSpice
Experience with PCB design, communication protocols, and EMC
Experience on embedded platforms and wireless communication
At least 1 year of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross-functional team leadership.
Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).
Master’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, physics, or a similar technical field
At least 4 years of experience in electrical engineering
At least 8 years of experience working in the technology or digital space
Detailed knowledge and extensive experience implementing wireless solutions communicating with various medical sensing and wearable devices
Experience and basic understanding of medical device standards such as IEC60601-1, FIPS140 and UL 2090-1
Knowledge of machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms
Experience with prototyping, design, and debugging of PC boards
Experience in electrical architecture, platform, schematic, and layout design