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Advanced Development Senior Electrical Engineer-1475

Location: Chelmsford, MA



ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives.  With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service.  ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest.  From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart.


As a member of our Advanced Development Research and Development (R&D) organization for the Resuscitation business, the successful candidate will prototype and determine feasibility of new prototype electronics, systems, and technologies that advance the practice of resuscitation.  We are looking for a highly driven engineer with a passion for hardware prototyping and development and a commitment to creating new solutions that fulfil our customers' needs.  We offer the opportunity to work in a collaborative small-team environment where your opportunity to contribute is great.  Join our team of talented engineers to help create electronics and technology that save lives!


Job Summary:


As a Advanced Development Senior Electrical Engineer on our leading edge advanced development team, the successful candidate will be responsible for prototyping and developing hardware electronics and systems to evaluate feasibilities of new life saving technologies as well as provide analysis and recommendations for advances in existing complex designs.  The candidate will be responsible for coordinating their work within the advanced development team and with cross-functional team members in scientific and clinical affairs, product development, regulatory, quality, and manufacturing.


  • Develop hardware solutions for projects within the Advanced Development organization
  • Develop high quality electronic designs and hardware suitable for evaluation of new technologies as well as for enhancements to current products
  • Develop and maintain a working understanding of customer clinical challenges and needs in resuscitation; identify potential solutions to challenges
  • Translate customer and system requirements into preliminary hardware requirements
  • Transition preliminary electrical designs and prototypes to product development once feasibility is established for product development and commercialization
  • Support product development as a technical expert
  • Contribute to hardware/software integration activities for integrating new technology hardware into systems and devices
  • Develop and review electrical verification test plans and protocols for hardware developed by the advanced development team
  • Remain current with electrical engineering trends and technologies through activities such as self-study, webinars, seminars, user group meetings and conferences
  • Identify technical challenges and risks, and recommend and implement solutions
  • Follow standard operating procedures and electrical engineering best practices including documentation of hardware architectures and schematics
  • Collaborate with team members and contribute to a positive team environment that creates high quality solutions


  • In-depth technical knowledge in both analog and digital design
  • Working knowledge of MATLAB, simulation and schematic capture tools, and programming languages such as Python or C++
  • Strong understanding of hardware and software integration in electromechanical systems
  • Demonstrated innovativeness through solutions in electronics, signal acquisition, digital signal processing, embedded systems, and/or related engineering challenges
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude and strengths in teamwork, logic, initiative, and innovation
  • Strong critical thinking with effective problem-solving skills in solving new, unique, and deep technical challenges
  • Ability to foresee challenges and provide alternative solutions and make strong recommendations with engineering-based rationales
  • Ability to prioritize and work on more than one project concurrently
  • Holds self accountable for delivering on commitments

Education and Experience:

  • BS degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or related engineering or science discipline; MS degree preferred
  • At least 6 years of analog and digital electronics design and development experience in a research and development environment with demonstrated technical leadership
  • Experience designing electronics/hardware that meets customer, cost, and manufacturing requirements is desirable

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. Job functions are subject to modification.

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