Senior Electrical Engineer

US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita




Senior Electrical Engineer


Applied Medical is a rapidly growing, global organization that develops, manufactures and distributes medical devices to more than 75 countries. Our driving purpose is to satisfy the three fundamental healthcare needs: enhanced clinical outcomes, outstanding value and unrestricted choice. For 30 years, Applied Medical has been at the forefront of innovation and technology. As a result of our highly vertically integrated business model, we control all of our processes in-house, from R&D concept to clinical implementation. Applied Medical engineers take a hands-on approach, utilizing in-house cutting-edge technologies, such as automation and robotics, advanced metal processing, injection molding, and rapid prototyping. We invest heavily in R&D, advanced technologies and most importantly – the growth of our team members.                                                                                

Applied Medical is proud to have a culture firmly grounded in teamwork, collaboration and regulatory compliance, while providing opportunities for growth and choice in individual career paths.

Position Description

As a Senior Electrical Engineer you will be responsible for working within the framework of a team and performing the following activities:

  • Analyze, program, troubleshoot, and document the hardware and firmware of embedded medical electrical systems
  • Create firmware for programmable logic devices such as DSPs, FPGAs, and CPLDs
  • Participate in hardware and firmware design reviews
  • Guide technical support staff on system performance and integration requirements
  • Provide written reports, protocols, and engineering documentation for testing and data analysis of component parts and integrated systems
  • Provide design know how for external vendors and supplier development
  • Support other groups during integration of hardware, firmware, and software
  • Supervise and prepare lab technician tasks and projects as required

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • BS in computer engineering, electrical engineering or related engineering degree
  • 7+ years of professional experience in embedded electrical systems design and test
  • Proficiency with 32-bit microprocessors, DSPs, FPGAs, and CPLDs
  • Proficiency with Verilog, C/C++, assembly, compilers, and debuggers
  • Electronics troubleshooting skills with ability to use oscilloscopes, signal generators, and other lab equipment
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate hardware and firmware requirements and designs to team members of all levels
  • Ability to perform in a team environment


The following skills and attributes are preferred:

  • MS in computer engineering, electrical engineering or related engineering degree
  • Experience with medical device development
  • Experience with Altera CPLD’s and FPGA’s
  • Experience with Quartus
  • Experience with Altium
  • Experience with ARM processors or similar
  • Proficiency with an RTOS, preferably Micrium µC/OS-II
  • Professional and working experience using IEC 60601-1 family of standards


  • Training and mentorship with ongoing learning and development courses
  • On-campus wellness activities
  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • Education reimbursement program
  • 401(k) program with employer match
  • Generous holiday and vacation accrual


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