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Thank you for your interest in job openings at Freedom Innovations. Every day, extremely talented men and women bring their skills and motivation to work at Freedom Innovations. The company's innovative technologies provide top-quality, high performance prosthetic devices for individuals with lower limb amputations. Although we have offices in the United States and Europe, all products are designed and manufactured in the United States of America. We welcome you to review our site and read our current job postings below.

Sr Electrical Engineer

Engineering | Irvine, California

SUMMARY OF POSITION

Perform electrical designs for lower limb prosthetics.  Designs include analog and digital circuitry and battery management for portable devices.   Work with product design team to package electronics into system architecture; including circuit board layout, cable routing, and connection systems.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, develop, and release detailed electrical designs
  • Support project teams to manage specifications, schedule and budget
  • Provide technical support to internal and external customers

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Seasoned knowledge of product development life cycle including planning, hazard analysis, requirements analysis, detailed design, development, verification and validation testing in a process-driven environment

 ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS  

  • Problem-solving skills, ability to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment, and a strong desire to learn
  • Board level embedded system design experience using microcontrollers in electromechanical devices
  • Ability to lead PCB layout, design fitting and packaging, fabrication, assembly and board bring up activities
  • Ability to interface and collaborate with firmware, controls, mechanical, test and manufacturing engineers through progressive phases of product design and development cycles i.e. proof of concept to production
  • Mixed signal analog and digital system design and simulations
  • Close loop servo motor / actuator control system design
  • Precision sensor design and signal conditioning
  • Knowledge of Altium Designer Schematic Capture or equivalent
  • Knowledge of battery management system design in portable devices
  • Working knowledge of design control procedures, design transfer to manufacturing, regulatory requirements, e.g. FDA, IEC, CE, ISO, IEEE
  • Experience with test methods on manufactured boards (e.g. ICT, FCT, JTAG, etc.)
  • Knowledge of portable wireless device technology and protocols e.g. Bluetooth, BLE
  • Knowledge of EN 60601-1 Medical device standard
  • Knowledge of control system design and programming a plus
  • Strong communication and organizational skills

Travel % (if applicable)

  • Less than 5%

 Freedom Innovations offers competitive compensation and a generous benefit package including a 401(k) with company match.  EOE

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