Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a Senior Electrical Engineer in our Knoxville, TN development team. Relocation support will be provided for out of state candidates.

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional looking for the next step in their career. As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the electrical team design transfer to manufacturing and component sustaining activities.
  • Performing electrical design activities including, but not limited to, component selection, circuit design/simulation, prototype evaluation, unit-level testing, lifecycle testing, system integration testing, drawing/document creation and modification, and execution of Engineering Change Orders within SAP for hardware, firmware, and embedded software components.
  • Coordinating, managing, and tracking project work breakdown, development activities, sustaining backlog, team objectives, and defects via Azure DevOps Server (formerly TFS).
  • Continuously improving quality by addressing manufacturing and field non-conformities through troubleshooting and root cause analysis with the use of electrical test equipment and custom test sets.

This position may suit you best if you have the following attributes:

·       Strong electrical design skills with schematic and engineering analysis capabilities.

·       Excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills including maintaining thorough and accurate engineering documentation required for medical devices and the ability to effectively communicate to all levels of engineering and management.

·       Outstanding interpersonal skills to work with cross-functional internal and external teammates in the mechanical, software, quality, manufacturing, supply chain, and service organizations.

·       Self-motivated and detail-oriented to produce high quality results in a timely fashion.

·       Understanding of electronic assembly fabrication and manufacturing processes with experience collaborating with contract manufacturing suppliers for new product introduction (NPI).

·       Knowledge of best practices for design for manufacturing, serviceability, and reliability.

·       Familiarity with electronic product development in a highly regulated environment.

Requirements for success in this role:

·       Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent discipline required.

·       5+ years of relevant experience in the design and manufacturing of custom electrical assemblies.

·       Proven track record of contribution to multiple products, projects, and processes taken from concept to fruition.

·       SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) or other Agile development methodology experience a plus.

Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires by their start date except where prohibited by law.

(Note: Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons)

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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