Electrical Engineer I

Position Location US-CA-Rancho Santa Margarita



Applied Medical is a new generation medical device company with a proven business model and commitment to innovation that has fueled our rapid business growth and expansion. Applied Medical has been developing and manufacturing advanced surgical technologies for nearly 30 years, and has earned a strong reputation in healthcare.  Our dedication to delivering the highest quality products and unique business positioning, provides our team members with the unique ability to contribute in a larger capacity than is possible in typical positions.

Position Description

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

  • Schematic design of new and innovative projects
  • Analyze the hardware and firmware of embedded medical electrical systems with an emphasis on power management, digital and analog controls, and low frequency (500 kHz) high power (500 W) RF amplification
  • Participate in firmware creation for programmable logic devices such as DSPs, FPGAs, and CPLDs
  • Participate in hardware and firmware design reviews
  • Provide design know how for external vendors and supplier development
  • Support other groups during integration of hardware, firmware, and software
  • Test and troubleshoot boards and system level electrical systems
  • Develop, update, and peer-review engineering documents such as instructions, drawings, test procedures and reports

Position Requirements

This position requires the following skills and attributes:

  • 4 year degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering or related engineering degree
  • 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 details to team members of all levels
  • Ability to perform individually and in a team environment
  • Ability to understand, analyze, and troubleshoot complex systems
  • Ability to develop innovative solutions to complex systems
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Experience with working hands-on to create prototypes



The following skills and attributes are beneficial:

  • 0-3 years of professional engineering experience
  • Experience with analog and mixed signals design
  • Experience with power electronics
  • Experience with microcontrollers, DSPs, FPGAs, and/or CPLDs
  • Experience with Verilog, VHDL, C/C++, and/or assembly
  • Experience with ARM processors or similar


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


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