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Principal Electrical Engineer - Research


West Chester, OH
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Job Title:Principal Electrical Engineer - Research


Principal Electrical Engineer - Research

Job Number: 207814

Category: A - Immediate/Urgent Need


POSITION SUMMARY:This position is for an individual contributor on a team of scientists and engineers who are working in a pre-design control environment on next generation medical devices to be used by cardiac surgeons and electrophysiologists. The team is also chartered with identifying white space opportunities outside of the current portfolio.

The successful candidate will have a strong track record of innovation. They will be comfortable collaborating with clinicians to identify unmet needs and solutions. This position requires the ability to lead and conduct research and development activities and exercise independent judgment to clarify and prioritize tasks to facilitate team decision making. The successful candidate will be comfortable designing and implementing integrated solutions that include digital, analog, and software elements. The ability to work with consultants and suppliers to implement solutions will be required.ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Define requirements, build, test and implement a platform for developing and evaluating novel ablation algorithms

+ Lead efforts to identify and optimize novel RF ablation algorithms using rapidly modifiable software, such as LabView

+ Lead efforts to develop and validate a model of the physical interaction of RF energy and tissue using multiphysics software such as COMSOL or ANSYS

+ Develop relationships with Key Opinion Leaders in the cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, and electrophysiology fields that lead to identification of opportunities and co-invention of devices Participate in Voice of the Customer planning, collection, and analysis

+ Hands-on experimental work (in vitro and in vivo) to fully evaluate device prototypes

+ Collaborate with Product Development teams to efficiently transition projects/concepts into Design Control

+ Prepare presentations and reports in support of R&D activities. Create clear informative communications in PowerPoint. Present research opportunities, technology concepts, test data and provide recommendations to management

+ Submit new innovations regularly to Patent Review Board

+ Stay abreast of latest relevant technology through literature, seminars, conferences, academia and industry


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: must have a well referenced medical device background in R&D

+ BSEE + 15 years of experience, or MSEE + 10 years of experience or PhD + 5 years of experience in electrical engineering

+ Significant experience identifying medical device unmet needs and developing, prototyping, and testing concepts to address those needs

+ Experience in applying analog, digital, and software solutions in medical device research

+ Demonstrated initiative to solve complex technical problems

+ Track record of successful product development working in cross-functional project teams

+ Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

+ Track record of generating intellectual property

+ Experience with LabView/MatLab


+ Strong working knowledge of cardiac anatomy and electrophysiology

+ Experience with tissue-energy interaction on the physiological level

+ Prior experience developing RF ablation devices and/or catheters

+ Prior experience developing RF Generators

+ Experience with Multiphysics analysis and MINITAB

Location: West Chester , OH

Minimum Experience (yrs): 10-15+

Required Education: Bachelor (BA, BS...)


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Location:West Chester, OH, 45069, USA

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