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Principal Electrical Engineer – Medical Devices, Sensors, Wearables

United States - East Coast
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Our client is a top manufacturer and OEM of advanced smart biomedical devices and connected electronics. They deliver solutions for a diverse range of healthcare applications, including clinical monitoring, exercise, imaging, safety, and medical instrumentation. They are hiring a Principal Electrical Engineer to develop hardware, firmware, and electrical components for advanced medical devices.

The Principal Electrical Engineer will lead a technical team in developing hardware/firmware components for biomechanical and medical applications. This person will have a high level of control over the scope and features within the devices.

This Role Offers:

  • Competitive base salary plus performance bonuses. Benefits include medical/dental/vision, 401(K) match, and more.
  • Opportunity to develop niche skills in the highly competitive medical devices space.
  • Diverse, successful portfolio of devices with a wide range of applications for hospitals and doctors.
  • Highly experienced leadership with an extensive hardware/electrical background at large enterprises and successful start-up companies, deep technical expertise, and R&D experience.
  • Financially stable company with low employee turnover.
  • Company is in the middle of a highly successful expansion of its products into international markets.
  • Agile and responsive team with an entrepreneurial mindset, backed by the resources of a multimillion-dollar company.
  • High level of control over project goals, process, and software platform features.
  • Opportunity to work with a highly successful and respected OEM.



  • Oversee the full product lifecycle of medical devices, from concept to hand-off.
  • Lead a cross-functional technical team in developing electrical product components, including FPGA PCBs and mixed signal hardware/firmware.
  • Meet with customers and manufacturing team to gather and synthesize system requirements and technical specifications. Assist in defining project goals, and act as a technical resource.
  • Conduct lab analysis, system testing, debugging, and issue tracking. Coordinate with clinical trials.
  • Develop and execute rigorous verification/validation testing strategy to ensure a high level of product integrity and safety.
  • Ensure products comply with regulatory requirements.



  • 10+ years of experience in electrical engineering and product design, including heavy experience in the biomedical or medical device industry.
  • Technical leadership experience of hardware design teams.
  • Strong skills in design, verification, and testing.
  • Technical understanding of:
    • ICs
    • Signal processing
    • Biometrics wearables and sensors
    • PCBs and electronics schematics
  • Master’s degree or higher in biomedical engineering or biomechanical engineering; or MSEE combined with advanced experience in the medical device industry.
  • Understanding of security standards and industry best practices for encryption, secure access, and authentication.
  • Deep understanding of relationship between software and the physical layer, and the body-machine interface.
  • Knowledge of IoT/M2M, GPS, GNSS, and Bluetooth are a plus.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills.

Interested? Send resumes to [email protected].