Senior Electrical Engineer

Why Mayo Clinic
The Mayo Clinic Division of Engineering develops innovative products to change the patient experience at Mayo Clinic. We do that by providing solutions to help Mayo’s healthcare teams provide better care for our patients. Our primary focus is on the development of medical devices and laboratory instruments for our physicians and researchers. Our products cover the patient care spectrum from bench-top prototype to patient bedside. Recent work includes novel applications in the fields of robotics, patient monitoring, telemedicine, neurostimulation, and wearable devices.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to Mayo Clinic's mission to provide excellent, culturally relevant care in a welcoming environment to patients from a wide variety of backgrounds. We are building a high performing and diverse mix of talented people, who bring a unique set of technical skills to enable advanced engineering capabilities.
Position description
Designs and develops components of biomedical-related engineering systems, applying
knowledge of complex principles, theories, concepts, tools and techniques to the design
challenges. Serves as a Technical Lead for Division projects. Provides technical and work
direction to project team members and completes technical work as needed. Mentors and
coaches other staff as required. Developing skills in one or more engineering disciplines.
Developing expertise in the use of unit-specific modeling and analysis tools and techniques.
May lead in evaluating new technologies and capital equipment. Understands and complies with
relevant portions of Division Quality Management System. Has unit-specific expertise in safety
risk management. Working to develop expertise in regulatory requirements applicable to
his/her unit. Self-starter who functions effectively in a multi-disciplinary development
environment. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with team members, physicians
and health care providers. Possesses effective oral communication and presentation skills.
Develops engineering and technical documentation.
BS in Engineering or a related field and 5 years of professional engineering experience; Or MS in Engineering or related field and 3 year of professional engineering experience; Or, PhD in Engineering or related field and 1 year of professional engineering experience.
Additional qualifications
A master’s degree is desirable. The preferred candidate will have strong leadership skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse technical, medical, and research staff. The preferred candidate will have experience in some or all of the following areas:
  • Embedded system design, including circuit design, testing, debugging and firmware development.
  • Analog and mixed-signal circuit design using op amps, filters, DACs, ADCs, sensors, etc.
  • Analog and mixed-signal circuit simulation.
  • Various digital interfaces, including I2C and SPI, as well as wireless protocols such as LTE 3G/4G/5G, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.
  • Low-power hardware and sensor design
  • Regulatory experience, particularly the FDA quality system regulation (21 CFR 820) and ANSI/AAMI ES:60601-1.
  • Electronics test instruments (oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, meters, etc.).
  • Experience with MATLAB and SPICE.
  • Applied knowledge using printed circuit board layout design software.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $3,318.00, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday - Friday days. This position will be a combination of onsite in Rochester and telework.
Weekend schedule
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
IT and Engineering
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Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.