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Electrical Engineer

Company: Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 18, 2022

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.We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what's possible, to improve people's lives around the world. We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success.If you want to be part of this important mission, we want to hear from you.Varian Medical Systems is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our development team in Palo Alto, California (Silicon Valley). The individual would contribute in the area of Printed Circuit Board (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.What You will do:

  • 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 software and mechanical team members
  • Write technical documentation including requirements, circuit descriptions, and test methodsWhat You will have*:
    • 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 skillsWhat 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 software tools
      • Experience designing FPGAs using VHDL
      • Experience using LabView*We welcome applicants with PCB design experience who may not align perfectly with all other skills listed as there may be opportunity to grow into the specific responsibilities of the role.After a short application process (initiated by clicking the "apply" link at the top of the page) your profile will be reviewed and evaluated by our talent acquisition professionals. If your profile is deemed a match for the outlined responsibilities of the position, you can expect to hear from us promptly to begin further discussion of the opportunity.#LI-CORP1To ensure compliance withapplicable legal requirements in the U.S., including the federal COVID-19 vaccination mandate, all U.S. employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, subject to legally required and approved accommodations.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.#TogetherWeFight

Keywords: Varian Medical Systems, Inc., Palo Alto , Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Palo Alto, California

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