Electrical Design Engineer/Analog

    • Carlsbad, CA

Job Title

Electrical Design Engineer/Analog

Job Description

Be a part of Philips Sleep & Respiratory Care (S&RC) Gas Sensing Technology group as a Senior Electrical Engineer - Analog focused on gas sensing, capnography & related accessory products. As the senior analog / mixed-signal electronics design engineer, you will be responsible for the electrical design of various gas sensing products, next generation and on-market.
You will utilize the following knowledge and expertise to create market-leading products: sensing techniques, high-precision analog-signal processing and data acquisition, time and frequency domain signal processing and analysis, low-noise design, low-power design, understanding of gas sensing devices, host system implementations, medical device design and development, and regulatory landscape.
The position within the Gas Sensing Technology R&D group collaborates closely with other R&D functions (optics, mechanical, software, systems), Marketing, Clinical Affairs, and Quality & Regulatory.

Essential Functions:

  • Participate in project teams in NPI, failure investigations, sustaining engineering, etc.
  • Communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.
  • Create and document electrical designs (e.g. schematics, drawings, test results, data analyses, PCB design etc.).
  • Build prototypes for feasibility, functionality, and performance assessments.
  • Prepare design documents, requirements documents, architecture documents, technical reports, presentations, as required.
  • Contribute to dFMEA, DFT, DFM, risk management, verification & validation plans and reports, etc.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams regarding standards compliance and global regulatory requirements
  • Assists engineering team in problem solving issues.
  • Mentor less experienced engineers.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering.
  • 5 or more yrs of experience in medical device (capital equipment) or related fields (regulated industry preferred).
  • Technical lead on electrical engineering programs.
  • Extensive experience in schematic capture (OrCAD preferred).
  • Experience working with PCB design engineers on flex, rigid-flex, and rigid boards (PADS preferred).
  • Strong working knowledge of hardware (electrical, optical, mechanical) and software / firmware.
  • Expertise in designing to comply with EMC and ESD requirements.
  • High reliability designs, DFT, DFM, (medical devices preferred).
  • High-speed, low-power, high-density designs, (medical devices preferred).
  • Design verification test development, execution, report generation.
  • In-depth knowledge of product development process and design control from concept to volume production.
  • In-depth knowledge of quality assurance techniques, practices, ISO and Regulatory (FDA) compliance.
  • In-depth knowledge of medical device regulations and standards (e.g. IEC 60601-1, EU-MDR, FDA cGMP).
  • Understanding of capnography or gas sensing products, applications, and technologies a plus.
  • Six Sigma (DFSS) Green Belt certification with actual project experience a plus.
  • Solid OEM / ODM / CM experience.

In return, we offer you
We offer you the opportunity to grow within the organization and Philips - working cross functionally with R & D, on various projects and initiatives to drive our products to our customers and be a part of saving people's lives every day.

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