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Philips Sr RF/Electrical Engineer in Framingham, Massachusetts


In this role, you have the opportunity to

The RF/Electrical Engineer is responsible for 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.

You are responsible for (but not limited to)

The successful candidate will have hands-on experience in RF/wireless technologies and RF/analog/digital circuit design, and familiar with embedded systems. The candidate shall have experience working with teams to develop wireless, low-power consumer health and medical products. The engineer will also help develop test fixtures and support product manufacturing.

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

  • Select and evaluate RF 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.

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

BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering preferred

  • 8+ years of RF design and circuitry development and experience with ultra-low power systems. Hands-on RF/analog design and circuit debugging.

  • 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.).

  • 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.

Your team

You will be part of the Philips Lifeline Engineering team based in the Framingham, MA office for Philips Lifeline.

In return, we offer you

The ability to collaborate with, learn and grow from colleagues in a highly complex, global organization where you can use your strengths to help drive strategic business initiatives for Philips. Additionally, we provide you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, paired with a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a supportive atmosphere where you can sharpen your talents with new challenges and career opportunities.

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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