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Electrical Engineer

Company: Intuitive Surgical
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

At Intuitive, we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. Our mission is our guiding force; our culture is the DNA that makes us unique. As a pioneer in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS), we have been expanding our innovations through technology to help make a difference in the world. For 25 years, human ingenuity has guided our journey to help solve some of healthcare's complex challenges. - We believe a great idea can come from anywhere-inclusion and mutual respect are vital to our culture. We value character grounded in integrity, a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and diverse experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and strive to achieve their highest potential. Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, -let's -help to advance the world of minimally invasive care. - Primary Function of Position: Intuitive Surgical---, the world leader in surgical robotics, is seeking an electrical engineer to join the new product development team. This position will be responsible for creating innovative electronic PC boards with emphasis in motor control and power circuits, but also containing communications, processing and other advanced capabilities. Candidates must be self-motivated, creative, resourceful, capable of thriving in a fast-paced environment, and possess good technical breadth and depth. Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible Engineer for a variety of PC boards, especially those that are tightly integrated with robotic mechanics.
  • Interface with other engineering disciplines including mechanical and software.
  • Work closely with the FPGA programming team to provide full functionality to the circuit design.
  • Follow rigorous design control methodology from design specification through design transfer to manufacturing.
  • Write detailed design documentation, including specifications and verification plans.
  • Perform other electrical engineering duties as needed. Skill/Job Requirements:
    • Familiarity with a broad range of electronic components and hardware, including analog, power, FPGAs, microcontrollers, memories, logic, signal conditioning, and communication interfaces.
    • Experience with schematic capture tools (OrCAD preferred).
    • Some experience designing PC boards, including actual hands-on board layout (Allegro preferred), bring-up, and debug.
    • Familiarity with analog and/or power designs (such as motor drivers or power supplies) at the schematic and PCB-design level.
    • Familiarity with RF and antenna circuitry such as used in RFID and communications (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, etc.).
    • Some experience with scripting languages, especially Python.
    • Familiarity with Verilog or other HDL programming languages.
    • Understanding of component selection criteria, including design for reliability and manufacturability.
    • Comfortable with all phases of the product development life cycle including design, implementation, debug, verification, qualification, manufacturing transfer, and maintenance.
    • Experience with standard bench test equipment such as oscilloscopes, function generators, protocol analyzers, etc.
    • Hands-on engineering abilities with the ability to work well in a team environment.
    • Excellent communication, specification, and documentation skills.
    • Minimum 2-5+ years of experience. Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws. We will consider for -employment qualified -applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Keywords: Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale , Electrical Engineer, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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