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Philips Sr Electrical Design Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Contribute to Philips’ mission of improving 3 billion lives a year by developing life saving devices in our home monitoring product line

You are responsible for

  • Addressing End-of-Life-parts issues of the ACG's Senior Living service system, and upgrade the hardware solution as needed.

  • Investigating and providing solution for mission critical issues from manufacturing line

  • Addressing field issues/CAPA's for ACG's products

  • Specify Electrical Design Requirement to meet product requirements and commercial requirements for the to-be-developed medical devices.

  • Select and evaluate electrical module/component for the wireless communication features of new medical device. Design and test RF circuits and systems.

  • Support regulatory tests and RF certification tests.

  • Design, develop, and test circuitries to help create the next generation of PERS/wearable, devices.

  • Design, develop, and test PCB’s for test fixtures for testing PERS/wearable devices of Philips Lifeline.

  • Work with cross functional team to launch new products, including testers.

  • Specify test requirements and provide technical support on the manufacturing issues.

  • Evaluate third party medical devices and IOT devices, and find solutions of integrating them into the PERS service system of Philips Lifeline.

  • Provide technical support to complaint investigation.

You are a part of

The Hardware R&D team developing the PERS/wearable medical devices across sensors, microprocessor, Wi-Fi, GPS and Cell module and other RF components. This engineer may also be evaluating third party medical devices and IOT devices, and integrating solutions into the PERS service system of Philips Lifeline.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering

  • 10+ years of electrical/RF circuitry development and experience with ultra-low power systems. Hands-on RF/analog design as a plus.

  • Experience with TI radio transceivers, Nordic nRF series, and GPS, WiFi and Cell modules.

  • Familiar with RF communication protocols (Cell, WiFi, GPS, BTLE, etc.) and standards (FCC, CTIA, PTCRB, etc.).

  • Familiar with telephone line system (landline) will be a plus.

  • Familiar with Senior Living service system is a plus.

  • Good at writing documentation, from design/test specifications to investigation reports and white papers.

  • Good system mentality, to pursue the best design for the overall success of the delivered product and ultimately to the business.

  • Entrepreneurial attitude. Desire to work in fast paced, dynamic setting with proven record to generate results.

  • Self-driven and strong leadership ability and proven track record of excelling in a multidisciplinary team environment.

  • Strong knowledge of WiFi/GPS/Cell/Bluetooth wireless protocols a plus.

  • RF circuit layout experience a plus.

  • Embedded design experience is another plus.

Why should you join Philips?

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