Electrical Eng, Staff

Issaquah, Washington
04 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Healthineers
Job Type Regular

Business Unit US - Ultrasound
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 153969
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location WA - Issaquah
Required Travel 5%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Healthcare Division develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.  As a global leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, and healthcare information technology, we have a keen understanding of the entire patient care continuum-from prevention and early detection to diagnosis and treatment.  

For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare

Job Description
Siemens is currently seeking a Staff Electrical Engineer to join our ultrasound transducer design team in Issaquah, WA. The successful candidate will be responsible for architecture, design, development, and verification of a wide array of board and flex circuit designs for leading edge ultrasound transducers. The successful candidate will report to the Senior Manager of Transducer Hardware Engineering.


- Technical lead for end-to-end electrical design of complex medical transducers
- Develop board (PCB and FCB) design requirements and specifications
- PCB and FCB detailed design, simulation and schematic capture
- Robust designs for reliability and regulatory compliance (e.g. EMI)
- Develop timing and physical implementation constraints
- Develop and execute verification plans written for board designs
- Lead design integration activities with cross-functional engineering teams
- Hold detailed design reviews for board and system designs
- Support PCB layout activities
- Support new vendor selection and qualification for board fabrication and assembly
- Transfer designs to manufacturing; work closely with vendors and Siemens manufacturing organization to ensure high yield production

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

- BSEE (MSEE preferred) and 8+ years of experience with high-speed PCB design
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to align stakeholders to execute the corporate and project strategy
- Experience designing analog and digital circuits
- Experience with schematic capture tools (Mentor DxDesigner or similar), VHDL/Verilog simulation tools (ModelSim or similar), and PCB layout tools (Allegro or similar)
- Experience with board stack up, layout requirements and layout rules
- Ability to adapt to change and work in a rapidly-changing environment
- Domestic and international travel required

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

- Digital/analog signal processing experience is highly desirable
- Design of complex FPGAs utilizing VHDL and/or Verilog design languages preferably targeting Xilinx or Altera FPGAs is a plus
- Mixed signal ASIC design experience is a plus
- Medical ultrasound imaging experience is preferred

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, disability status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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