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Senior Electrical Engineer

Company: FFSS- FUJIFILM Sonosite
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


FUJIFILM, Sonosite, Inc . We are an innovative and high performance culture with tremendous opportunities. People who work here are given the unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of healthcare throughout the world. Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, Fujifilm Sonosite is represented by a global distribution network in over 100 countries. Since its inception, Fujifilm Sonosite's lightweight, robust products have created and led the point-of-care ultrasound market. From sophisticated urban hospital emergency rooms to clinics in austere, remote villages, Fujifilm Sonosite systems are used by over 21 medical specialties and provide clinicians around the world with a cost-effective tool for improving patient safety and workflow efficiency. Fujifilm Sonosite holds a number of prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for the design of highly innovative medical ultrasound hardware for Sonosite's clinical ultrasound product lines. - Works closely with talented physicists, biomedical engineers, and ASIC designers to create products that solve real clinical problems, improving care, treatment, and diagnosis of patients. - Our hardware designs utilize the latest technologies to provide miniaturized, ruggedized, cost effective, and low power products, used in a wide variety of environments including battlefield, trauma unit, critical care unit, surgical rooms, and exam rooms. - The success of these designs depends on very high performance and sensitivity, which in turn, requires strong expertise in low noise power conversion and distribution, low noise amplification, grounding, and shielding as well as understanding of high speed circuit design and clocking. - Experience with circuits that meet stringent EMI and RFI requirements will be a benefit as well. - Responsibilities include providing technical leadership on major projects and resolving complex technical challenges for ultrasound applications in an FDA regulated environment. - Requires demonstrated competence in all aspects of product level medical device hardware development including requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing, and system integration.

Essential Functions:

Develop system level strategies and lead design, development, testing and refinement of components and sub-systems. Own/lead all phases of product development/sustaining lifecycle.
Recommend design modifications and strategy adjustments as indicated by analysis, test and usage, while supervising/reporting progress and evaluating results.
Lead the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role, including supervising the designs of electronic circuit and/or components of high complexity, through feasibility assessment, requirements capture, part selection, schematics capture, simulation, performing or guiding layout, board bring-up & test, and software integration, design for EMC and manufacturability (DFM).
Implements and/or reviews engineering documentation of high complexity, reporting observations/problems clearly and concisely, recognizing and highlighting specific paths or solutions, while ensuring compliance with design criteria and standards
Has a good understanding of IPC, IEC, ISO and FDA regulations as related to electronics design.
Mentor's, supervises and/or leads, other engineers within the same project and/or designers at contracted or partner companies and affiliated organizations. Provides performance feedback for electrical engineering colleagues.
Applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of electronic engineering to the completion of complex and difficult assignments that include cross-functional dependencies.
Research, develop, design, test, and document electrical components, equipment and systems.
Plans, coordinates and provides technical leadership for larger-scale engineering projects or multiple medium/small projects, while acting as a technical specialist for a specific section of the design
Utilizes electronic lab test equipment, such as logic analyzers and oscilloscopes to debug circuit and system issues. - Also mentors colleagues on the use of this equipment.
Development of prototypes used to evaluate new and/or updated product concepts.
Independently determines and develops solutions to solve complex engineering problems and drives the technical and program leadership towards the solution path.

Knowledge and Education:

Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or related discipline from an ABET accredited institution.
5-7 year's experience in related field
5+ year's experience developing products in a regulated industry such as medical or avionics, with demonstrated design experience in safety critical hardware design, including experience serving as a technical mentor or project lead
Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field of electrical engineering, including but not limited to power supplies, precision low level analog designs, A/D and D/A converters, battery chargers and monitor circuits and FPGA designs.
Success with leading concept-to-production engineering, including high level design, detailed design, schematic entry, analog simulation, layout management, prototype assembly logistics, board bring-up, lab debugging, system integration, design verification, and manufacturing handoff.
Knowledge of signal processing, algorithm development, and data analysis
Strong Knowledge of the IEC 60601-x and 60601-x-x standards.
Intermediate/Advanced skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Hands on experience with product lifecycle management tools.
Expertise with PC based design tools (Altium, Orcad, Hyperlynx) is strongly desired, (schematic capture and PCB layout).
Hands on experience with circuit simulations tools.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Preferred Knowledge/Experience :
M.S. in Electrical Engineering
Experience with project coordination and scheduling
General ultrasound front-end analog electrical design experience is desired.

Skills and Abilities:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in a fast paced team oriented environment and adapt to changing priorities
Ability to adapt to changing priorities and workloads
Ability to be diplomatically assertiv
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds with or without accommodations.
The company requires that the successful candidate hired for this position be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 absent being granted an accommodation due to medical, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belif or other legally required exemption.

FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc . offers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program. Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference. To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at -
FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. - - is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 425-951-1200, or via e-mail at . - Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.

Keywords: FFSS- FUJIFILM Sonosite, Seattle , Senior Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Seattle, Washington

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