Senior Electrical Engineer - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

·         Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

·         Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

·         An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

·         Tuition reimbursement, the student debt program and education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

·         A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

·         A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

Our Senior Electrical Engineer works independently in a lead role, or as part of a team to design, develop, and troubleshoot critical electrical designs. Identify, recommend, implement significant and/or complex new electrical design improvements or technologies that meet regulatory requirements. May lead multiple electrical engineering activities. Develop cross-functional working relationships and provide effective communication to Senior Management.

What You'll Work On

  • Research, specify, design, verify, and validate very low-power analog front-end design and battery-powered embedded systems per applicable regulatory standards for medical devices.

  • Working experience in EMC/EMI design and testing for regulatory standards.

  • Proficient in PCB layout using Altium design tools. Anticipate and resolve DFM and DFT issues.

  • Develop product specifications, design FMEAs, and V&V test protocols.

  • Ensure that electrical design and test equipment meet applicable industry and medical device standards.

  • Communicate effectively to and participate in cross-functional development teams.

  • Create and review electrical design specifications and product requirements. • Write and submit Engineering Change Orders in Agile (a product life cycle management tool.)

  • Act as an independent reviewer on programs not directly involved.

  • Comply with all applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and perform other duties as assigned by the Management Team.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering with 3 to 5 years of relevant experience.

  • Mastery of fundamental Electrical Engineering principles.

  • Experience in performing complex engineering calculations and relating results to design verification tests including statistical analysis and tolerance analysis.

  • Working knowledge in writing process, product requirements, and design specifications.

  • Understanding of processes used in the design and manufacturing of medical devices, particularly those for very low-current, battery-powered handheld, wearable, and body-worn devices.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.

  • Preferred Skills/Technologies: PCB layout using Altium design tool, EMC design and test (NFC, BLE, Cellular), DFM, DFT, ultra-low power analog design, Agile PLM tool, design requirement management tools such as DOORS and SysML.

  • Solid knowledge of regulations and industry standards for medical device development including but not limited to ISO 13485, ISO 14971, and FDA Guidance for medical device development.

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

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Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $83,600.00 – $167,200.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.