Sr. Engineer, Electronics - Pulse Platform

US, US, CA - San Diego

Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Percentage of Travel: No travel required

Location: CA - San Diego

Ref#: 100250

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Job Description

NuVasive is seeking a Sr. Electronics Engineer to become a key member of our computer-based spinal surgery platform development team. The right candidate for this position can expect to work with our experienced engineers to develop our next generation biomedical device.  Work will include product and circuit design and product improvement. The work will be highly collaborative with both internal customers and external suppliers. This opportunity represents a unique opportunity for growth-oriented candidates with some experience interested in working in a smart, team environment with opportunities to develop their expertise.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Translating product requirements into circuitry and systems designs
  • Develop engineering solutions in a mixed analog/digital environment including amplifiers, FPGAs and embedded microcontrollers
  • Prototype creation and testing
  • Documenting, implementing, integrating and verification testing of designs
  • Develop specifications of components, circuits and systems
  • Collaborate with vendors and procurement team to specify, purchase and oversee fabrication of prototypes and pilot runs
  • Develop, document and execute testing protocols for circuits and systems
  • Administer and implement design changes to bring the product to the regulated medical device market
  • Perform engineering analysis; conduct testing and data analysis on a variety of problems to ensure product functionality and reliability
  • Document purchasing specifications for electronic components used in the designs using NuVasive’s corporate processes and design entry tools
  • Performs work independently, but knows when to engage fellow engineering colleagues for their experience
Basic Qualifications
  • BSEE/ BSEET or equivalent experience
  • 5 to 10 years of relevant experience
  • Hands-on experience in developing, testing, and debugging digital and analog circuits and systems
  • Experience with schematics, component data sheets and electronic test equipment
  • Schematic capture and circuit layout experience
  • Proven track record of implementing and analyzing electronic and embedded solutions including ability to perform electronic design calculations
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to respond and adapt to changing priorities
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient in developing test plans, protocols/test scripts, result reports
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office with a strong ability to write business reports and correspondence as well as the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, employees, and management of organization.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Medical device development environment experience
  • Experience with low noise biomedical sensors
  • Altium tools experience
  • FPGA and/or microcontroller tools experience
  • Knowledge of C/C++ language in embedded environments
NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here.

About NuVasive
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally disruptive, procedurally integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes. The Company's portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With over $1 billion in revenues, NuVasive has an approximate 2,400 person workforce in more than 40 countries serving surgeons, hospitals, and patients. For more information, please visit 
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