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Senior R&D Electrical & Electronic Engineer

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Job Summary

  • Swords
  • Permanent
  • 2169
  • Sep 19, 2023
  • Competitive
Job Description

Siemens Healthineers are seeking a Senior R&D Electrical & Electronic Engineer to join their growing team in Swords, Dublin.

Siemens Healthineers based in Swords, Dublin, are expanding the engineering team to complement our existing broad-range of engineering competencies. The successful applicant will be a key member of a newly established and expanding R&D team and is expected to lead, guide and mentor colleagues in developing and supporting next generation medical diagnostic analysers (immunoassay, chemistry, and hematology).

This is a role well suited to an ambitious senior-level professional, looking for the next challenge in their career as a Senior R&D Electrical & Electronic Engineer.

The applicant must have a proven track record in the design and development of electrical and electronic solutions within complex instruments / analysers. The role includes the integration of sensors, power devices, transducers, motion control (motors, encoders), thermoelectric devices and microcontrollers into a real time system. Experience in firmware development and PCB design would be an advantage. You must demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively and in a systematic fashion with other engineering functions (e.g., Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Software, Mechanical, Firmware, System Integration, Biochemistry) to deliver high-end innovative product solutions at pace.

As a key member of the team you will be part of a highly innovative multidisciplinary R&D network working on complex problems to serve the needs of laboratories of any size - today and tomorrow.

The critical skills and personality we are looking for

  • Proven experience in the design and development of high-quality electrical / electronic solutions; experience in a regulated environment would be beneficial

  • It would be advantageous to have the following experience

    • Knowledge of computer operating systems; hardware and software

    • PCB design experience with a good understanding of design concepts and component selection

    • Ability to utilise different design packages (e.g., Mentor Graphics, Eagle, Altium, Proteus, OrCAD etc.)

    • Experience with the design of analog and digital circuits from the transducer to the microcontroller input; considering cabling, connectors, signal strength, and noise/interference

    • Knowledge of Firmware development (ability to modify current Firmware)

    • Micro Controller knowledge (e.g. ARM Cortex)

    • Software programming (C, C++)

    • Knowledge of power electronics, cabling routing and how to integrate into a complex instrument

    • Control systems engineering knowledge (Tuning motors, PID control, etc.)

    • Good understanding of EMC, and methods to eliminate electronic interference

    • Experience of Low Voltage & Machinery Directives and other relevant standards

  • Ability to translate design input requirements into detailed functional specifications and designs

  • Someone who can problem solve to a solution, with a structured analytical approach

Required for the success of this role

  • High paced individual who is eager and passionate in developing and delivering solutions in close collaboration with key stakeholders

  • Readily accepts ownership, accountability, and responsibility with a proven track record in delivering effective solutions from concept to implementation at pace

  • Is a key coach & mentor in supporting the team

  • Ability to make informed key decisions to drive the business forward

  • An excellent team player who knows how to work in a team environment

  • Excellent communications skills - written and verbal skills are required

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant technical discipline (Electronics / Software / Electrical / Mechatronic)

  • 5+ years' relevant engineering experience in a high performing R&D team

*Morgan McKinley are working in partnership with Siemens Healthineers*