This position is hybrid and will be based from the Concord, MA, facility.
What Research and Development Engineering contributes to Cardinal Health
Engineering is responsible for performing research and analyses to develop design options for components, products, systems and processes.
Research and Development Engineering is responsible for developing and implementing new products through adherence to established design control processes and good engineering and documentation practices.
WaveMark™ Supply Management & Workflow Solutions, a Cardinal Health Company, is a SaaS solution enabling healthcare providers and manufacturers to effectively manage supplies with market-leading innovative technology. WaveMark leverages a portfolio of advanced hardware (e.g. RFID) and cloud-based software including an advanced analytics platform providing full visibility and control of all supplies from low cost commodities to high cost devices and implants. Our global footprint and continuous innovation deliver the most cost effective and workflow efficient patient care possible.
The primary purpose of the Sr. Embedded Systems Engineer is to lead efforts to design, develop, test and refine Firmware on the New Product Development Team for WaveMark. Specifically, this job is responsible for the creation and improvements to Microcontroller Hardware and Interface Systems. As part of working in a cross functional technical environment, this job requires coordination with manufacturers, business partners, and vendors to ensure project success.
Develops business cases and project plans, and leads end-to-end efforts to design, build and test prototypes of new products in line with regulatory standards and writes associated product development reports.
Troubleshoots various issues that arise pertaining to concept designs and production products through testing and computer-based statistical analysis.
Defines specifications and oversees component manufacturing processes to ensure quality with respect to finished products.
Maintains budget and manages research and development process for various mid and long-term projects (1.5 - 3 years) to ensure profitable investment.
Interacts with external personnel on significant cross-functional programs, often requiring coordination with vendors and suppliers outside the organization.
Serves as the resident Firmware Expert on a New Product Development Team.
Partners with other internal team members to develop products from concept to production
Maintains, administers and effectively works within component database systems (Arena).
Designs Microcontroller Hardware and Interface Systems (Medium Complexity, Compact Design PCBs)
Develops Firmware for Microcontrollers (Atmel) including Real Time Systems and Diagnostics Scripts
Responsible for General Analog and Digital Design including I/O, Power/Battery/Charge circuit; ensuring RoHS Compliance; Medium Volume Production
Responsible for PCB Design including Schematic Capture, BOM generation, Components Selection, Designs for Test, and quick-turn prototyping
Ensures design for Regulatory Compliance (Safety and EMC/EMI)
4-8 years of experience
BA, BS or equivalent experience in related field. Advance Degree may be required
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Firmware Development experience
General Analog and Digital Design experience
Understanding of appropriate UL/CE/CSA Certifications
Familiar with Circuit Design Software, Altium preferred
Root-cause failure analysis
Test Equipment understanding (signal generator, power meter, VNA, spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope)
Design of HF and UHF circuits for RFID a Plus
LabVIEW, MATLAB, LTSpice a Plus
RF Understanding a Plus (13.56MHz ISM Band and 850-950 MHz UHF RFID; FCC Compliance)
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
Works on complex projects of large scope
Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
Completes work; independently receives general guidance on new projects
Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a distributor of pharmaceuticals, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical and laboratory products, and a provider of performance and data solutions for healthcare facilities.We are a crucial link between the clinical and operational sides of healthcare, delivering end-to-end solutions and data-driving insights that advance healthcare and improve lives every day. With deep partnerships, diverse perspectives and innovative digital solutions, we build connections across the continuum of care. With more than 50 years of experience, we seize the opportunity to address healthcare's most complicated challenges – now, and in the future.As a global, growing company, we’re able to offer rewarding careers that let you make a positive impact on our customers and communities.