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Principal Electrical Engineer

Company: Varian Medical Systems
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

At Varian, we bring together the worlds' best talent to realize our vision of a world without fear of cancer. Together, we work passionately to develop and deliver easy-to-use, efficient oncology solutions. If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you. The Company Varian Medical Systems' vision is a world without fear of cancer. To meet this challenge, we equip the world with--new tools to fight cancer. With FY2019 revenues of over $3.0B, Varian Medical Systems develops, manufactures, and services hardware and software products for the treatment of cancer with radiation therapy, proton therapy, brachytherapy, microwave and cryo-ablation and embolic beads. Established in 1948, and headquartered in Palo Alto, Varian continues to grow, with a staff of 8000+ employees globally. Varian is committed to driving innovation via treatment planning, guidance, and post-treatment verification with best-in-class systems to deliver the solutions to drive adoption of these therapies. The Team In 2019, Varian created the Interventional Solutions (IS) segment. This exciting new team based in Minneapolis, MN will deliver new ground up designed systems for minimally invasive, local regional therapy with focus on Oncology. We acquired four companies to enter this market. We are in the process of building out this talented team and exciting new product portfolio to drive to a market leadership position.-- The Culture At Varian, our culture is centered on fostering the creative potential of every employee through teamwork and collaboration. When you join Varian, you will experience the full support of an organization and leadership committed to inspiring you to do your best work. Our technologies touch millions of lives every day, and this inspires us to do our best work - every day. By using your talent, ambition and creativity, you can build a career that allows you to make a real difference in people's lives. You're just one click away from the most impactful work you'll ever do. Apply now and join our mission to help save lives. Someone, somewhere, will be glad you did. About This Exciting Fast Paced Role The Principal Electrical Engineer will be a key technical resource. This individual will support all phases of new platform development ranging from concept and technology development through commercialization and post-market support. The Principal Electrical Engineer will be responsible for helping the team architect, design, select and evaluate critical system components, prototype, test and release to production electronics for Microwave needles and consoles. In additional to electronic circuit board design using embedded processors, RF communications, display technologies, pump and motor technologies this individual may develop test techniques to test amplifiers, antennas, high frequency interconnects etc. Additionally, the Principal Electrical Engineer will collaborate with other engineers in creating and improving designs based on test results and optimize performance.

  • Architect, design, develop, test and modify electromechanical systems and disposables, including prototypes, production tools, and test fixtures for class 2 medical devices.
  • Research product development solutions and provide analysis for product direction.
  • Consult and solicit feedback from internal stakeholders to identify customer needs and translate these requirements into engineering designs.
  • Specific tasks to include electronic architecture design, block diagram creation, component and processing platform selection, schematic entry, layout support/oversight, prototype build oversight, prototype testing, transfer to production support.
  • Optimize RF design and work collaboratively with other design engineers to optimize design based on test results.
  • Work with external vendors and partners in the RF field to speed up product development and testing
  • Develop necessary fixtures and use off the shelf equipment to create test environments for evaluating RF performance of a new Microwave ablation system. This may include testing in RF phantoms, ex-vivo tissue testing, in-vivo testing, SAR field mapping etc.
  • Create related documentation and support materials in conjunction with design and development activities.
  • Ensure that all interactions and engagements are carried out with the highest ethical and professional standards and that all work is accomplished with quality and in accordance with Varian values
  • Be a hands-on technical resource for mechanical, electrical and software engineering teams by contributing to design ideas, problem solving and leading by example
  • Exemplify Varian Cultural Beliefs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned Minimum Required Skills and Knowledge
    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in Electrical or related engineering degree.
    • 8+ years' experience in electronics design for new product development.
    • Technical competencies: Experience developing software driven electromechanical medical devices. Broad engineering expertise across all engineering disciplines and having previous experience with Microwave or RF ablation devices is a strong plus.
    • Experience with electrical engineering design process & tools: schematic capture, PCB layout, circuit simulation, component selection, patient/user safety, power distribution architecture and design.
    • Experience with various wireless communications technologies such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, RFID.
    • Expert at using spectrum analyzer, high frequency scopes and other RF test instrumentation.
    • Hands-on prototyping and troubleshooting experience.
    • Experience working in an ISO 13845 quality management system desired, not required.
    • Highly self-motivated and directed with keen attention to detail.
    • Ability to adapt and learn new technologies
    • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
    • Ability to manage and prioritize workload, multi-task and manage a diverse mix of issues, responsibilities and challenges
    • Self-starter with a hands on, pragmatic approach and a "can do" attitude
    • Ability to create clear product design documentation such as concept diagrams, specifications, requirements, test plans, V&V reports.
    • Experience working in a team-distributed, collaborative environment.
    • Extensive hands-on experience with building, testing and debugging prototype devices.
    • Experience transferring new product designs into production.
    • Highly self-motivated with keen attention to detail.--
    • Ability to adapt and learn new technologies with proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion by effectively prioritizing, planning, tracking and executing team activities in a high-pressure environment.
    • Ability to manage and prioritize workload, multi-task and manage a diverse mix of issues, responsibilities and challenges #LI-PT2 Fighting cancer calls for big ideas. We envision a world without fear of cancer. Achieving this vision takes dedication and commitment from all of us, every single day. That's why we celebrate and value the distinctly beautiful and intersectional identities of each of our employees. We are a mirror of our patient-base, which allows us to innovate. Big ideas come from everywhere, and the best ideas are fostered by our unique individual experiences. At Varian, we encourage you to bring your whole self to work and believe your bold and authentic perspective will help to power more victories over cancer. Imagine a world without fear of cancer.--We do, every day. Varian Medical Systems is the world's leading manufacturer of--medical devices and software for treating--and managing cancer. For more than 70--years, we have developed, built, and delivered--innovative cancer care technologies and--solutions for our clinical partners around the--globe to help them treat millions of patients--each year.-- Taking an Intelligent Cancer Care--approach, we are harnessing advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, machine--learning, and data analytics to advance--cancer treatment and expand access to--care to help patients become survivors. When you join Varian, you become part of--a global network of innovative and--inspired minds working together across--the globe. We keep the patient--and our clinical partners at the center of--our thinking as we power new victories in--cancer care. Because for cancer patients everywhere, their fight is our fight.

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