Principal Hardware Engineer

07 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Megan Power
Job Type
Title: Principal Hardware Engineer

Location: Galway/Work from home

Contract: 12 months - with possibility of extension

We are recruiting on behalf of our client for the position of Principal Hardware Engineer on a 12-month fixed term contract. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading medical device company based in Galway. As a Principal Hardware Design Engineer, you will be responsible to lead the electrical design, development and test for the embedded electronic platform of our client's medical devices.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
* The technical role in electrical design, test, and documentation to meet compliance and performance requirements and satisfy customer needs of medical electro-mechanical systems. * Responsible for the architecture, analysis, and development of hardware systems and components including circuit boards, power systems, processors, etc. for use in medical devices. * Deliver high quality design, in a timely fashion and in accordance to medical device regulations (IEC 60601-1, ISO 13485, FDA US21CFR820, and CE MDR 2017/745). * Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary cross of Software, Mechanical and biomedical engineers to progress a project from concept phase into commercialization phase * Collaborate with operations engineers and vendors for production standards, test strategies and implementation. * Hardware testing and troubleshooting, including board bring-up, design of test tooling and adaptation of existing platforms to new specifications. * Plan through all project phases, strategy and execution of measurement system development/qualification, design verification and validation * Identify and mitigate technological risks throughout the design process * Evaluate and implements designs to ensure that all agency requirements (UL, IEC, FDA) are being met throughout the design process * Interface effectively and build relationships with team members, other staff and key technology and component suppliers, both locally and globally * Coach, mentor and delegate work to less experienced engineers KEY SKILLS & EXPERIENCE * We are looking for a qualified person with a minimum of Degree level 8 in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent with a minimum 8 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience - additional relevant qualifications may be advantageous. * Experience of EMC testing including Conducted and Radiated Immunity, Conducted and Radiated Emissions, Current Leakage, and ESD Testing. * Knowledge and experience in design of embedded microcontroller-based electronics devices, including FPGA-based, digital and analog design. * Knowledge and experience using CAD systems for printed circuit board design (e.g. Altium, Cadence, OrCAD, Allegro PCB) and data acquisition software (LabVIEW)) * We are looking for a dynamic team player and leader that can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams. * Ideally have experience in developing hardware solutions for medical devices or related industries * Experience testing electronic devices to meet immunity and emissions requirements * Experience in developing verification and validation protocols * You are a seasoned professional in Hardware Engineering development with extensive engineering knowledge and skills in some or all of the following: component and system design, electrical/electronic system design in compliance with IEC 60601-1, miniaturized low-power electronic system design, schematic capture and PCB layout tools. * We are looking for strong communication and presentation skills and fluency in English, both in writing and speaking.

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