Electrical Engineer II at Medtronic in Plymouth, Minnesota

Posted in General Business 16 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives
Medtronic Diabetes is looking for an Electrical Engineer II to design, develop, document and test novel electronic systems with analog, digital and RF circuits for battery-operated microcontroller/microprocessor based medical devices.

You will be responsible for electrical system design, circuit design, writing test requirements and test procedures, PC-based simulation and data acquisition. You will write detailed electrical specifications, test procedures/reports and generate/review design documentation in compliance with design control procedures used within the medical device industry. You will be a part of a fast paced, multi-tasking, team environment.

Engineers create our market-leading portfolio of innovations. Combine the best of your experience with training and mentorship to move forward. If you want a challenging, energizing, rewarding career that changes lives, join us. Help us bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.

We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result -and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.


  • Design, develop and test analog, digital and RF circuits in commercialized medical devices and automated test systems

  • Support the development of ultra-low power mixed signal Integrated Circuits to be used in medical devices

  • Evaluate and select components, generate component specifications, as well as functional and test specifications

  • Research and implement state of the art technologies to enhance product features, improve reliability and device size (electronics miniaturization), optimize manufacturing throughput and lower cost

  • Implement Design for Reliability and Manufacturability (DRM) principles within the functional area

  • Support Manufacturing in troubleshooting operations involving medical devices through assembly and test

  • Provide technical assistance to other functional departments such as Product Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Quality, Reliability and Manufacturing

  • Work under the guidance of a Principal level engineer and/or Engineering Manager
    Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks.

  • Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.

    Must Have: Minimum Requirements

    Bachelors degree required
    Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience


  • Experience in digital and analog circuit design

  • Experience with wireless communication protocols (BLE, WiFi, etc)

  • Knowledge of schematic design and layout using CAD tools for PCB design such as OrCAD, Cadence Allegro and/or Altium Designer

  • Knowledge of formal PCBA documentation (schematics, PCB fabrication drawings, PCB assembly drawings)

  • Experience working with vendors and contract manufacturers for PCB fabrication and assembly

  • Experience with basic laboratory instruments and tools (e.g. DMM, oscilloscope, logic analyzer, spectrum analyzer)

  • Knowledge in PCBA bring up and debugging circuit boards

  • Experience with technical report writing

  • Ability to work in a team environment; strong collaboration skills

  • Effective verbal and written communication

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Experience with the following: medical device design, ultra-low power battery operated systems, embedded microcontroller/microprocessor system and firmware design

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements that pertain to medical device electronic systems

  • Experience with National Instruments LabView/LabWindows is a plus

  • Knowledge of RF circuit (DC to 2.4GHz) and antenna design

    The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

    We can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

    It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

    This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

    Additional Information

    • Posting Date: Feb 19, 2021
    • Travel: Yes, < 25 % of the Time