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Sr Electrical Engineer in Thousand Oaks, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description


The contract Electrical Engineer will be primarily responsible for design and analysis of low power electrical hardware, integration and testing of electrical and firmware subsystems for complex electromechanical drug delivery devices. The Engineer will be a member of a technical cross –functional team and will interface with key partners and external vendors to develop new drug delivery devices. As needed the Engineer will also be helping with developing detailed requirements, engineering specifications, verification & validation, and supporting regulatory submissions of these devices. 


Travel: International and domestic travel of up to 25% might be essential. Key responsibilities include: 

• Integrate firmware and electronics subsystems and manage interfaces and dependencies across the system. 

• Perform circuit design, simulation, analysis and PCB layout. Must have 3+ years of experience using Altium for PCB design. 

• Perform battery testing and power budgeting. 

• Perform in characterization tests and generate reports. 

• Participate in identifying test strategy and generating detailed test protocols. Perform formal verification and generate reports. 

• Participate in requirements, risks and mitigations reviews, and ensure subsystem requirements meet system requirements and applicable quality and regulatory standards. 

• Follow a disciplined product development process and participate in technical reviews and ensure robust deliverables and documentation traceability. 


Basic Qualifications 

  • Doctorate Degree OR Master's Degree and 3 years of Electrical or Computer Engineering experience OR Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of Electrical or Computer Engineering experience OR Associate's degree and 10 years of Electrical or Computer Engineering experience OR High school diploma/GED and 12 years of Electrical or Computer Engineering experience 


Preferred Qualifications 

• 5+ years of experience in Medical Device/Combination Product development life cycle and knowledge of design control 

• Experience in multilayers mixed signal PCB designs and EMI mitigation 

• Experience in PCBA automated testing 

• Strong hands-on skill on prototyping, board bring-up and troubleshooting down to component level 

• Experience in low power microcontroller-based hardware and software designs 

• Familiarity with lab instruments such as oscilloscope, logic analyzer, and battery testing equipment 

• Familiar with the following standards: Quality System Regulation – 21CFR820, Quality Management – ISO 13485, Risk Management – ISO 14971, EU Medical Device requirements – Council Directive, 93/42/EEC, Medical Electrical Equipment – EN 60601, Medical Device Software Standard – IEC 62304, ISO 11608 Needle-based injection system for medical use

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.




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