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Sr. Elecrical Engineer

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

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Electrical Engineer
Join our team and participate in the drive toward Accelerating the Cure for Cancer.  
We are a fast-paced medical device company based in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. We employ the world's leading physicists, engineers and medical professionals to deliver electron-based cancer treatment devices to the world's top surgeons, radiation oncologists and their patients.  We revolutionized electron IORT and transformed cancer treatment as we know it. By being the first to deliver a safe, reliable and portable LINAC into an unshielded operating room, we lead a movement that continues to advance ideas that save lives.
 
 
Scope & Purpose of Job   -   Circuit Design and Microcontroller engineering 
 
Descriptions of Duties & Responsibilities    -  
You will be a key member of the engineering team that is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of the control system for the next generation of linear accelerator systems used in cancer treatment.  Job responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain control system, including PLC software for complex linear accelerator systems including the graphical user interface and Field Service tools.
  • Work with the hardware team to define and develop hardware changes for new features and product improvements.
  • Analyze the existing system performance to identify potential improvements that can be implemented by you and the rest of the engineering team.
  • Develop and perform system verification and validation testing for control system components 
  • Help resolve computer hardware and software obsolescence issues and support software upgrades for the field
 
Education & Experience   -  
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of control and electrical system design
  • Strong experience with Board Level Design and layout.
  • B.S. degree in electrical engineering/computer science, MS degree is desirable.
  • Programming skills in various languages (C/C++, Python, Matlab, etc.) is nice to have
  • Software coding experience with microprocessor or PLC based systems is nice to have.
  • 3+ years of hands on experience and a strong willingness and ability to learn fast.
  • Excellent writing skills and good documentation habits.
 
Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities   -
  • Familiarity with PLC/SCADA, motion control, and vision systems is nice to have
  • Experience integrating control system hardware and software.
  • Analog and digital circuit design experience.
  • Strong hands-on attitude and troubleshooting aptitude.
  • Ability to work independently, very self-directed.
  • Knowledge of OrCAD is a big plus.


We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Electrical Engineer
Join our team and participate in the drive toward Accelerating the Cure for Cancer.
We are a fast-paced medical device company based in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. We employ the world’s leading physicists, engineers and medical professionals to deliver electron-based cancer treatment devices to the world’s top surgeons, radiation oncologists and their patients. We revolutionized electron IORT and transformed cancer treatment as we know it. By being the first to deliver a safe, reliable and portable LINAC into an unshielded operating room, we lead a movement that continues to advance ideas that save lives.


Scope & Purpose of Job - Circuit Design and Microcontroller engineering

Descriptions of Duties & Responsibilities -
You will be a key member of the engineering team that is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of the control system for the next generation of linear accelerator systems used in cancer treatment. Job responsibilities will include:
• Develop and maintain control system, including PLC software for complex linear accelerator systems including the graphical user interface and Field Service tools.
• Work with the hardware team to define and develop hardware changes for new features and product improvements.
• Analyze the existing system performance to identify potential improvements that can be implemented by you and the rest of the engineering team.
• Develop and perform system verification and validation testing for control system components
• Help resolve computer hardware and software obsolescence issues and support software upgrades for the field

Education & Experience -
• Strong fundamental knowledge of control and electrical system design
• Strong experience with Board Level Design and layout.
• B.S. degree in electrical engineering/computer science, MS degree is desirable.
• Programming skills in various languages (C/C++, Python, Matlab, etc.) is nice to have
• Software coding experience with microprocessor or PLC based systems is nice to have.
• 3+ years of hands on experience and a strong willingness and ability to learn fast.
• Excellent writing skills and good documentation habits.

Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities -
• Familiarity with PLC/SCADA, motion control, and vision systems is nice to have
• Experience integrating control system hardware and software.
• Analog and digital circuit design experience.
• Strong hands–on attitude and troubleshooting aptitude.
• Ability to work independently, very self-directed.
• Knowledge of OrCAD is a big plus.
Posted By: hhabibvand@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Sunnyvale, CA
  • Job Type:Engineering
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:1/8/2019
  • Contact: Hamid Habibvand (408) 418-1867
  • Pay Range: $60.00 - $75.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-1901-47687