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Senior R&D High Voltage Electrical Engineer

Santa Clara, California 95051
  • Job Type
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    Full Time
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Senior R&D High Voltage Electrical Engineer


The Mass Spectrometry Division of Agilent Technologies is seeking a senior electrical engineer for a position focused on research and development (R&D) of high voltage circuitry and electronics for next generation mass spectrometer systems. Candidates must have expertise in design of precision high voltage (up to 20 kVdc) architectures with better than 1 part-per-million (


This is a senior-level position, and requires mature ability for independent and directed research and development and strong command of good engineering practice. Ability for and commitment to documentation is essential. This position will require ownership of design through quality control/validation testing and transfer to manufacture. Core responsibilities and skill sets for this position include:


  • Design of high voltage circuitry, electronics, and system components
  • Characterize HV circuits and components
  • Assemble, debug and test: Board-level and modular integration of circuits and components for new product introductions
  • Documentation: schematics, theory of ops, interface with company CAD/components database
  • Familiarity with industry-standard HV components, connectors, cables, etc., and experience in interfacing with vendors to procure special HV components
  • Modeling for validation of design using simulation software, e.g. spice, HP-MDS, and similar
  • Experience with writing and executing quality test procedures, e.g. radiated and conducted immunities and emissions, etc., for high voltage systems manufacture
  • Integration of analog and mixed signal circuits and systems at the board level.
  • Oversee PCA layout process.
  • Take responsibility for assigned projects from inception to completion
  • Maintain appropriate laboratory notebooks, periodically present work to the R&D team as well as to the management team.
  • Support preparation of patent applications to protect proprietary technology.

Location: Agilent Corporate Headquarters, Santa Clara, California

To Apply: Visit careers.agilent.com and click on the blue box entitled “Search All Global Jobs”. In the “What” keyword box enter the requisition number “2076907” and then follow the “apply” link.  

The job search remains open as long as the requisition at careers.agilent.com remains active.

Agilent is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Greater than 5 years of industrial engineering experience, 10 preferred
  • Demonstrated design and development experience with precision, low-noise high voltage (> 1kVdc) analog circuits and electronics.
  • Experience with relevant analog and RF simulation tools
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for working in a diverse, demanding, and collaborative environment
  • Demonstrated initiative and creativity
  • Strong work ethic and team player attributes


Desired Experience:

  • Scripting language (e.g. Python)
  • Experience in mass spectrometry and/or the development of high voltage components for MS



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