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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

Hill-Rom Cary, NC

Cary, NC
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Hill-Rom is a $2.6B leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals, surgical products and information technology solutions. Hill-Rom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the health care continuum and around the world in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety and quality of patient care.DescriptionJOB SUMMARY:
As part a member of an R&D project team, the senior engineer owns the design
of a complete module or sub-assembly of medium complexity, from conception to design and verification. He/She works in close collaboration with the project lead on assigned tasks, and provides inputs to design, cost and execution timeline to the new product project. The senior engineer also provides guidance to other engineers on their technical issues, engages in design reviews and help resolves problems of medium complexity.


* Identifies and develops new technical ideas.
* Evaluate them again requirements, quality, timeline and cost
* Considers customer needs and trends for projects and activities
* Designs solutions that can be readily adapted to changes in technology and/or clinical use
* Incorporates business, market, industry and competitive knowledge into technical solutions
* Determines required tasks and completes on time with no supervision
* Identifies and communicates potential risks with appropriate mitigations
* Challenges project teams and established work processes and proactively finds creative methods to reach desired performance levels
* Addresses routine technical problems by leading a team to brainstorm solutions
* Synthesizes complex information gathered from a variety of sources and disseminates to others
* Supports other engineers on their designs, and also receives guidance from Specialist or Principal Engineer
* Incorporates business, market, industry and competitive knowledge into technical solutions


* BS Degree (preferably in a technical discipline)
* 6+ years of engineering experience, or comparable experience
* Strong Organizational and communication skills
* Proficient problem solving skills
* Strong Interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Engineering Software
* Experience in the medical device industry and FDA Regulations is preferred
* Experience with project management is preferred
* 4+ years working in cross functional teams consisting of discipline specific engineers, or comparable experience


* Design of circuit boards equipped with embedded processors (ARM is preferred) running a RTOS, Linux, or Windows CE with medium to high production volume (5K to 1M per year)
* Experience designing real-time electro-mechanical control systems
* Experience designing circuits for wireless applications to include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, and RFID
* Experience writing application and driver layer embedded C for ARM processors
* Experience working with electronic design tools for schematic (DxDesigner), layout (Mentor Graphics Xpedition), and design analysis (Mentor Graphics HyperLynx)
* Experience with digital design and basic software development for the purpose of testing hardware functionality
* Experience with documenting designs and analyses per FDA certification process, including hardware requirements, hardware detailed design, DFMEA, Risk Analysis, and verification requirements
* Experience designing communication interfaces between circuits including, CAN, USB, SPI, I2C, LVDS, and display boards
* Experience with digital and analog sensing technology and interfacing sensors with embedded processors
* Experience designing analog and DC to DC switching power supplies
* Experience designing for radiated emissions, ESD, susceptibility to power transients, cost, reliability, DFM, and 10-year product life

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