The Randstad companies are responsible for finding talent to provide services for Philips. If you are selected to provide services to Philips, you will be employed by Randstad and will not be an employee of Philips.


Electrical Engineer

Posted Aug 26, 2021
Project ID: PHHJP00018902
Carlsbad, CA
40 hrs/week
5 months
Starts: Sep 13, 2021
Ends: Feb 25, 2022
Payrate range

Senior Analog Electrical Engineer (Randstad Contingent Worker)


This role must work onsite at our Carlsbad, CA location.  


In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

Be a part of Philips Hospital Respiratory Care Systems as a Senior Analog Electrical Engineer focused on Ventilation & related accessory products. 


You will be responsible for:

• Responsible for hardware development from pre-concept to production for medical devices.

• Independently responsible for/oversee all stages of electrical hardware design and development for complex products, solutions, and platforms, including design, validation, tooling, manufacturing, and testing.

• Creates detailed electrical design package (including specifications, BOMs, schematics, wiring diagrams, analyses, technical reviews, engineering studies, theory of operations, FMEA analysis etc.) to support testing, certifications, and production.

• Evaluates and proposes modeling and testing methodologies to validate component, circuit, and hardware designs and thermal/emissions management.

• Medical device design, development, verification and validation to FDA major level of concern.

• Execute quick turn prototyping, PCB bring-up, debugging, verification testing, and performance characterization of new designs

• Perform component and subsystem level testing to ensure conformance to design, safety, and compliance

• Drive strong communication with other team members through useful written documentation and efficient face-to-face discussions

• Continuously improve current products, prototypes & development processes with an eye toward adding value & improving efficiency

• Support Sustaining Engineering and Failure Investigation, Product Lifecycle Management, and Root Cause Corrective Action


To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

• BS Electrical Engineering with 5+ years of experience or MSEE with 3+ years of experience is required

• 3+ years hands-on design and development of analog and mixed signal control circuitry and/or embedded systems, electrical component design and system level design

• Proven experience designing and developing safety-critical complex analog and mixed signal electrical systems from feasibility through to production is required.

• Demonstrated ability to debug and test using high speed oscilloscopes and other test tools is required.

• Experience with safety-critical electromechanical medical devices

• Familiarity with FDA Quality Systems Regulations/Design Control requirements, IEC 60601 compliance standards, or ISO14971 Risk Management requirements is a plus

• Proficient with one or more schematic capture and layout tools (Cadence, Altium etc.)

• Proficient in PCB bring-up, debugging, verification testing, and performance characterization

• Familiarity with C programming and microcontroller peripherals such as SPI, I2C, and other various protocols, FPGAs and FPGA based systems

• Familiarity with Risk Assessment process and system level evaluation of product safety and design compliance, and risk mitigation

• Demonstrates interactive verbal and written communication skills and leadership


You will be a part of:

You are empowered to use your voice and expertise to have a positive impact on your team, the business, and health technologies that will improve the health, well-being and care for people around world.  You will be part of the Hospital Respiratory Care Systems R&D Engineering group. 


In return, we offer you:

Philips welcomes you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore and grow.


Quality is on the top of Philips leadership agenda and that means you have the unique opportunity to come in and have a recognized voice to drive and witness exciting, transformational changes. You will be empowered to drive high quality, groundbreaking innovations with a globally recognized, premium brand behind you. And when you are successful in this role you will have an array of diverse career opportunities open to you – across different functional areas, product lines, business groups and/or geographies. That is a commitment Philips Quality Leadership team has made and stands by.


Why work on a project at Philips?

If you’re looking for meaningful work and a chance to tackle complex challenges, broaden your skills and expertise and become an even more sought after professional, you’ll find all that and more with project work at Philips.


The Randstad companies are responsible for finding talent to provide services at Philips. If you are selected to provide services for Philips, you will be employed by Randstad and will not be an employee of Philips.


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