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Principal Electrical Engineer

Company: Novidan, Inc.
Location: Hamel
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

General Summary
The Principal Electrical Engineer is responsible for leading the electrical and electronic packaging design and development for state-of-the-art hearing aids and accessories. -S/He will work with the latest low-voltage DSP chips, Bluetooth radios, transducers and sensors and combine innovation with engineering rigor to create premium, direct-to-consumer hearing aids and sound amplification products. S/He should relish the challenges of getting technology to work and demonstrate unwavering tenacity, creativity, and problem-solving skills to create and deliver products that improve people's lives and provide the best user experience imaginable.

Job Responsibilities
Lead electrical architecture design.
Lead and perform electrical design, schematic, circuit layout and simulation activities.
Perform electrical component evaluation, selection and product integration.
Create electrical design requirements and develop associated test methods.
Lead electrical design risk analysis and mitigation strategies.
Create electrical design verification test plans and execute tests and reporting.
Lead electrical DFM/DFT and component calibration activities.
Support relevant compliance activities (e.g. IEC 60601-1).
Lead testing, troubleshooting and resolution of electrical safety and performance issues.
Establish and evolve electrical design, simulation and test capabilities and tools.
Stay current with advances in electrical design, components and electronic packaging.
Mentor and coach junior electrical engineers.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Required
MSEE and 8 years of experience or BSEE and 10 years of experience required.
Experience designing and manufacturing Class II rechargeable wireless hearing aids and accessories or related battery-powered consumer electronics highly desired.
Experience in electrical system safety and performance design, characterization and optimization for body worn medical devices highly desired.

Skills and Knowledge Required
Advanced knowledge of low-power, analog and mixed signal design.
Advanced knowledge of DSP, microcontroller, memory, PMIC, sensor, transducer and discrete components.
Advanced knowledge of schematic and layout CAD packages such as Altium or Mentor Graphics.
Advanced knowledge of multi-layer rigid and flexible circuit board design, layout and technology.
Advanced knowledge of electrical test equipment and methods.
Beginner to advanced knowledge of hearing aid performance and safety standards.
Resourceful self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision.
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Working Environment & Culture
Normal office and laboratory conditions with mobile work flexibility.

Some US or international travel may be required.

Keywords: Novidan, Inc., Minneapolis , Principal Electrical Engineer, Professions , Hamel, Minnesota

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