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Senior Electrical Engineer (Generator), Advanced Energy

Company: Intuitive
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: 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.

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world 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 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 advance the world of minimally invasive care. Job Description The TeamThe Advanced Research group within Intuitive Surgical is searching for a hands-on engineer with a focus on the design of next generation advanced energy systems, contributing to the exploration of a novel concepts for new energy applications. This role is an exciting opportunity to join a small and innovative team in the early phases of product development.The Advanced Research team at Intuitive is a cross-functional team dedicated to the creation of the innovative medical robotic platforms, technologies and programs. We create transformational technologies in order to address the major pain points and unmet needs in our healthcare system. Our goal is to create the future of healthcare through platforms and ecosystems that empower providers and teams in order to deliver transformational life-enhancing care. This role is an exciting opportunity to join a small and innovative team in the very early phases of product development. Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient outcomes as our highest priority.We are recruiting for a Senior Electrical Engineer (Generator), Advanced Energy in Sunnyvale, CA. Primary Function of the Position
The Senior Electrical Engineer (Generator), Advanced Energy, is responsible for the technical development of advanced energy products at Intuitive. Their focus will be on the design of new generator systems for use with advanced devices, and contributing to the exploration of a novel system concept for a new application of surgical robotics. They are a responsible member of the Advanced Research team supporting innovative technology development and commercialization. They will have both the technical depth to resolve complex issues on generator systems as well as the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team to troubleshoot and root cause higher level system issues. Using their subject matter expertise, exceptional communication skills and through cross-functional collaboration, they will investigate and develop advanced energy systems for novel clinical applications across our robotic surgical systems. The successful candidate must have strong technical depth in relevant areas, and have a track record of successful product development efforts.They must excel in a high-energy, focused, small-team environment, and have a commitment to high quality prototypes and concepts. A strong sense of shared responsibility and shared reward is required as well as a commitment to high product quality. Responsibilities

  • Represent Electrical Engineering on cross-functional project teams that design and develop next generation surgical and energy products
  • Provide technical expertise to other functions to set requirements for next-generation products
  • Design, implement, test and document solutions for designs according to requirements
  • Work closely with the instrument, software and system engineering teams to determine best methods to satisfy and verify design requirements and to ensure design outputs are successfully integrated into effective system designs.
  • Develop prototypes to aid in the determination of future product release content
  • Support the quality and regulatory processes as required
  • Provide technical support to other company stakeholders on electronics technology
  • Provide technical expertise to resolve challenging design, field and manufacturing issues
  • Provide engineering support for resolution of field and manufacturing issues. OTHER
    • Keeps the organization s vision and values at the forefront of decision making and action
    • Performs other duties as required to support the company's overall strategy and goals Qualifications Preferred Qualifications
      • Minimum BS required, MS preferred (EE preferred).
      • Typical minimum of 8 years of relevant experience, minimum of 6 years with a masters
      • Minimum 2 years of development experience in a regulated environment.
      • Comfortable with all phases of the product development lifecycle including design, implementation, debug, verification, qualification, and transfer to manufacturing
      • Experience with mixed signal design, embedded system design, MCU development, power supply or amplifier design
      • Strong understanding of component selection criteria, and design for reliability and manufacturability
      • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical component manufacturing processes, PCB design, and rapid prototyping a strong plus
      • Hardware development experience on energy based surgical or therapeutic products preferred
      • Proven experience using electronic bench equipment such as oscilloscopes and function generators for the bring up and troubleshooting of hardware
      • Working knowledge of peripherals commonly used on embedded systems such as ADCs, DACs, PWM and waveform generation and serial communications (UART, I2C, SPI, RS232)
      • Contribute to design documentation for test protocols, results and reports and complete tracing for requirements.
      • Hands-on engineering with the proven ability to work well in a team environment
      • Proven experience in a fast paced, high transaction environment providing solutions throughout the entire product lifecycle
      • Ability to communicate effectively (written, oral) across all levels and organizationsCommitment:
        • Must be available to work full-time and commute/relocate to Sunnyvale, CA
        • Up to 10% travel. Some international travel may be required.
        • Primary Location: Sunnyvale, CA Additional Information Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. Details can vary by role.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. Shift : Day Travel : 10% of the timeTravel Requirements:10% of the time Shift:Day

Keywords: Intuitive, Sunnyvale , Senior Electrical Engineer (Generator), Advanced Energy, Professions , Sunnyvale, California

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