Abbott Senior Electrical Engineer in Burlington, Massachusetts

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.


We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Senior Electrical Engineer to apply electrical engineering knowledge and skills to the design and development of mechanical circulatory support systems and related applications.

Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

Impact this role will have:

  • Design and development of analog and digital circuits, including sensors, motor/solenoid drivers, power supplies, signal acquisition/conditioning, batteries, ESD protection, EMI reduction and micro-controllers

  • Preparation of requirements documents, design verification and validation documents, FMEA documents, as well as conducting technical design reviews for hardware, firmware and PCBs

  • Troubleshooting and debugging intermittent system level problems down to root causes with respect to circuit design, firmware, PCB and component failures

  • Assist with the planning, organization, and execution of projects involving all aspects of electronic and electromechanical systems design and test

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbotts marketplace success:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) with five to eight years of experience or MSEE with three years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Experience with schematic entry and layout tools

  • Expertise in the use of standard electronic laboratory equipment, such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, etc.

  • Strong technical leadership

  • Strong communication, presentation, and writing skills

Your preferred qualifications and education:

  • Prefer experience with relevant standards and regulatory requirements (FDA, GMP, ISO, AIMDD, UL, CSA)

  • Experience with embedded control software (C and/or C++) preferred

  • Experience with MatLab and SPICE preferred

  • Familiarity with PCB and PCBA manufacturing processes

  • Familiarity with battery technologies a plus

  • Experience with implantable electronics (AICD, PaceMakers, Infusion pumps) a plus




ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical


United States > Massachusetts : 23 Fourth Avenue





Yes, 10 % of the Time


Not Applicable


Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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