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Senior Electrical Engineer - Contract

Location: Parsippany, NJ



This is a 6 month contract position


Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques (Good Design Practices), procedures, and criteria to the design, development and enhancement of new and currently marketed ventilator, aspirator, and other electronic circuitry incorporated in ZOLL therapy/monitoring products. Architects, designs, tests, qualifies and documents new and revised electrical systems/subsystems including related analog, digital, power supply, and electrical isolation circuitry. Works closely with other electrical, mechanical and software engineers to design, develop, and support complete systems and subsystems. Efforts are primarily technical in nature but may include limited managerial activities such as project management duties. Works with outside vendors and contractors as required to accomplish tasks. Support Manufacturing and Quality Assurance groups as required to debug or improve existing designs.


  • Acts in the role of hands-on, high level electrical designer
  • Works as a member of a new product design and development team where he/she may lead and/or coordinate the efforts of a small group other staff
  • Often coordinates the efforts of 1-5 indirect reports including EE technicians, manufacturing engineers/ technicians, purchasing, or documentation personnel
  • Works with outside vendors as required to specify, develop, and qualify custom components, assemblies, etc. required to accomplish design, testing and product qualification goals.
  • 30% Architecture, design, development and product qualification tasks associated with new or currently marketed products. This includes being the technical focus when product architecture and design planning is performed.
  • 30% Documentation of new or revised products.
  • 20% - Debug testing, or qualification of designs
  • 10% Direct or indirect coordination of company personnel to design, prototype, integrate new or revised products.
  • 5% Participates in technical design reviews or new or revised products.
  • 5% Other Projects as assigned


  • Experience in the design, documentation, and testing of analog and digital electronics; power supply circuit design helpful but not required
  • Product-specific experience, such as designing ventilators, aspirators, or other pneumatic or electromechanical equipment would be a strong plus
  • Familiarity with medical device safety agency approval processes such as UL or ETL a plus
  • Medical product design experience a definite plus, especially with IEC60601-1 and related standards
  • Computer literacy and proficiency required
  • Mastery of English language in verbal and written communication


Required/ Preferred Education and Experience:

  • BSEE or equivalent degree, MSEE is preferred
  • Requires a minimum of 8 years of electrical engineering and circuit design experience


Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.


ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.