Principal Embedded/electrical Engineer (Analog)

1 week agoCarlsbad, CA


Kforce is seeking a Principal Embedded/Electrical Engineer (Analog) in Carlsbad, CA. Summary:This person is responsible for the design and development of custom medical device equipment, including component level design of PC boards and other electromedical device assemblies. The Principal Embedded/Electrical Engineer (Analog) will work on multidisciplinary project teams during initial feasibility, design and development, design transfer and continued post release maintenance. The Principal Embedded/Electrical Engineer (Analog) ensures product adherence to electrical performance, safety, and EMC standards as well as creation and release of all design control documentation. Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analysis, design, simulation, quick prototype, and debug of electrical circuits and firmware of complex embedded systems
  • Performs laboratory measurements, analyzes data and generates conclusions about system performance to specifications and requirements
  • Solicits, analyzes, and documents engineering requirements
  • Maintains and update the requirements and design documentation throughout the entire system life cycle
  • Performs requirements traceability to ensure proper allocation of system requirements to subsystems
  • Creates and performs test cases, protocols and reports for unit integration, and system testing
  • Works cohesively in small teams with experts of different fields (electrical engineers, scientist, clinical experts, etc.)
  • Works under limited guidance
  • Contributions impact the overall team's objectives
  • May provide limited input on overall project goals
  • Creates innovative and creative solutions to keep projects on-track
  • Maintains a high degree of quality in all work performed


  • Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience and a Bachelor's degree in a scientific/engineering discipline, or 6 years of experience and a Master's degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in ARM C/C++ compilers and development systems (Keil, Eclipse)
  • Knowledge of nested interrupts and real-time embedded designs using ARM-based microcontrollers, particularly STM32
  • Familiar with SPI, I2C, UART, Ethernet and other interface protocols
  • Familiar with PLL, DDS, ADC, DAC, power supply design and monitoring
  • Some knowledge of Digital Signal Processing (DSP) SoCs and concepts like filters, IQ Demodulation
  • Recent experience in ultrasound or high bandwidth digital audio interfacing a significant plus
  • Experience in reading and understanding datasheets, schematics and embedded code
  • Ability to troubleshoot on bench and in system. Using Oscilloscope, Logic & protocol analyzers
  • Working experience with state of the art electronics design tools such as schematic capture (Altium, Orcad), as well as system / software tools (MatLab, Labview)
  • Familiarity with IEC 60601, IEC 62304 is a plus
  • Demonstrates technical proficiency; Regularly collaborates with others in suggesting valuable solutions as an active contributor. Works on moderately complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires in-depth evaluation; Exercises judgment within generally defined practices in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Interprets data and draws conclusions regarding results used in presented material
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."

Job ID: Kforce-1939984-WQG