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Electrical Engineer

Company: Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Together, we can beat cancer.

At Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company, we bring together the world's 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.

Electrical Engineer

Varian Medical Systems is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our development team. The individual would contribute in the area of PCB development. The ideal candidate would be a self-driven individual with a passion for electronics and a desire to work on a product that changes people's lives.

In this role, you will:

* Design multilayer, mixed-signal PCBs comprised of analog, digital, power, communication, and mixed-signal circuits
* Define PCB layout input and assist the designer with the layout process
* Test, characterize and troubleshoot PCBAs to achieve optimal design performance.
* Actively participate in the subsystem/system integration process collaborating with SW and mechanical team members
* Write technical documentation including requirements, circuit descriptions, and test methods

The ideal candidate would meet the following requirements:

* BS or MS 5-7 years in field of Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience
* Able to demonstrate a solid understanding of analog, digital, power, communication, and mixed-signal ADC/DAC circuits
* Demonstrate experience designing circuits using common signal integrity techniques
* Experience taking multiple complex boards through the layout process, providing detailed layout constraints to the PCB designer
* Ability to define and develop test procedures and to perform design verification
* Experience in a lab environment, using oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and other test equipment.
* Superior written and verbal communications skills

What will set you apart:

* Experience designing for medical equipment
* Experience designing circuits for motion control systems with motor drivers and digital feedback
* Significant systems integration experience
* Experience with power distribution
* Experience using OrCad schematic capture
* Experience using Cadence Allegro or Mentor Expedition SW tools
* Experience designing FPGAs using VHDL
* Experience using LabView
* Experience designing for medical equipment a plus

Varian is required to comply with all local and applicable regulations that may be associated with vaccine requirements for certain roles.

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.


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