Staff Electrical Engineer

Altran US Burlington , MA 01803

Posted 3 weeks ago

Company Overview

Altran Innovative Product Development is a small company within a big company. About 150 US-based engineers working primarily in our Burlington, Massachusetts office, are deployed in small teams to accelerate the development of complex cloud-based software solutions and electro-mechanical products.

Altran provides a full complement of technology consulting, software and product development services to clients ranging from established startups to Fortune 500 companies. Currently, we are engaged in the development of next-generation semiconductor manufacturing systems, diabetes management solutions, automated warehouse robotic systems, clinical diagnostic systems, commercial-grade hot beverage dispensers, and clinical data management solutions, to name a few.

Dozens of teams of highly skilled Altran engineers participate in several new product introductions each year. At Altran you will face a steady stream of new client challenges and work with a variety of talented coworkers, as you keep pace with the technological trends driving each generation of new products. Each engineer has the opportunity to make highly visible and valuable contributions. Every project represents an opportunity to learn and grow as an engineer, and as a leader.

Job Description

The Staff Electrical Engineer performs broad based research, design, development, and documentation of electronics for industrial, medical and consumer products/equipment. The scope of the work consists of full life-cycle development of electronic systems/assemblies developed using waterfall and/or Agile hardware processes.

These are the primary skills you bring to the job:

  • Analog and digital circuit design using microcontrollers, wireless communications (WiFi, B/T, 3G/4G/LTE), user interface components (displays, touchscreen etc) and analog/power electronics.

  • Proficiency with schematic design and PCB layout tools

  • Expertise with two or more of the following:

  • Experience with analog/mixed-signal circuit design

  • Experience with microcontrollers/processors

  • Experience with user interface/touch/display components/circuitry

  • Experience with wireless communications (WiFi, B/T, LTE)

  • Working knowledge of industry standards for safety and EMI/EMC (UL, CSA)

  • Familiarity with Agile hardware processes


Technical Responsibilities:

  • Documenting design requirements

  • Design and development with schematic capture tools (e.g. Altium Professional, Cadence Orcad, and Mentor Expedition)

  • Oversight of PCB layout using Altium, Cadence Allegro, and/or Mentor PADS tools

  • Circuit simulation using Spice

  • Proficiency with circuit analysis and hardware debugging

  • Component selection and Bill of Materials management

  • Root Cause analysis

  • ECO Support

  • Regulatory testing support

  • Design for manufacturability, transfer to production


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3+ years' experience in an engineering role that included support for multi-disciplinary design, development, and delivery of products across the full development life cycle

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; M/F/D/V

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